Eminem Can't 'Lose' At No. 1
For the eighth week in a row, Eminem rules Billboard's Hot 100 with "Lose Yourself," once again fending off Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's "Work It," which is No. 2 for a sixth-straight week. However,For the eighth week in a row, Eminem rules Billboard's Hot 100 with "Lose Yourself," once again fending off Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's "Work It," which is No. 2 for a sixth-straight week. However, Eminem may face stiff competition in the coming week from B2K & P. Diddy's "Bump, Bump, Bump" which soars 12-7 on the Hot 100 and is the fastest-growing track at radio. The cut also rises 10-3 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks tally, where Erykah Badu's "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" featuring Common moves up one to take over No. 1.
Jennifer Lopez's "Jenny From the Block" remains No. 3 on the Hot 100 and her new single "All I Have" featuring LL Cool J is the chart's top debut at No. 25. Other new entries include Ja Rule's "Mesmerize" featuring Ashanti at No. 67, Aaron Lines' "You Can't Hide Beautiful" at No. 68, Seether's "Fine Again" at No. 72, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's "Gossip Folks" featuring Ludacris at No. 75, Queens Of The Stone Age's "No One Knows" at No. 78, and Mariah Carey's "Through the Rain" at No. 84.
Justin Timberlake's "Cry Me a River" jumps 44-29 in just its second week on the chart; the 'N Sync star's first solo single, "Like I Love You" entered at No. 67 in September, and eventually peaked at No. 11. The chart's fastest-growing track at retail is Kid Rock's "Picture" featuring Sheryl Crow or Allison Moorer, which enjoys a 46-34 gain. The song is also No. 3 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles Sales chart.
On Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks round-up, George Strait's "She'll Leave You With a Smile" jumps 2-1, dethroning Toby Keith's "Who's Your Daddy?" after 10 weeks at the top. There's no change on Billboard's rock airplay charts, as the Foo Fighters' "All My Life" is No. 1 on the Modern Rock Tracks tally for a sixth-straight week, while 3 Doors Down's "When I'm Gone" leads the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for a fifth.
"Lose Yourself" also has control of Billboard's Top 40 Tracks chart for a ninth consecutive week. On the Adult Contemporary tally, Josh Groban leaps 5-1 with "O Holy Night," while on the Adult Top 40 Tracks survey, Santana's "The Game of Love" featuring Michelle Branch begins a sixth week at No. 1.