No Stopping OutKast On Hot 100
OutKast holds down the top two spots on the Billboard Hot 100 for the third week in a row, with the Andre 3000-led "Hey Ya!" at No. 1 and the Big Boi-fronted "The Way You Move" featuring Sleepy BrownOutKast holds down the top two spots on the Billboard Hot 100 for the third week in a row, with the Andre 3000-led "Hey Ya!" at No. 1 and the Big Boi-fronted "The Way You Move" featuring Sleepy Brown at No. 2. In a top-3 unchanged from last week, Kelis' "Milkshake" remains at No. 3.
Twista crashes into the top-10 with an 18-9 move for "Slow Jamz" featuring Kanye West. The cut is drawn from the artist's next album, "Kamikaze," due Jan. 27 from Atlantic. Also new to the top-10 is Beyonce's "Me, Myself and I," which blasts 17-10.
The chart's top debut comes from Ruben Studdard's "Sorry 2004," which opens at No. 58. Right behind is Ludacris' "Splash Waterfall" at No. 74 and Incubus' "Megalomaniac" at No. 75. The latter cut is the first single from the modern rock act's next Epic album, "A Crow Left of the Murder," due Feb. 3. It also makes a big splash on Billboard's rock airplay charts, entering Modern Rock Tracks at No. 10 and Mainstream Rock Tracks at No. 24.
Alicia Keys' "You Don't Know My Name" leads Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart for a third week. The J album from which it is drawn, "The Diary of Alicia Keys," returned yesterday to No. 1 on The Billboard 200, on sales of 370,000 units.
On Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, Kenny Chesney's "There Goes My Life" is at the top for the third week in a row. But Alan Jackson's "Remember When" is hot on its heels, climbing 5-2 this week.
Back on Modern Rock Tracks, Linkin Park's "Numb" is No. 1 for the seventh week in a row, fending off a 3-2 jump by the Offspring's "Hit That." "Numb" also takes control of Mainstream Rock Tracks, leapfrogging Puddle Of Mudd's "Away From Me," which falls to No. 2.