Most Popular Videos


Friday, August 18th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Weekly charts for the nation's most popular videos as they appear in the Aug. 26, 2000 issue of Billboard magazine. Used with permission:


Top Music Video Sales

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports)

1. ``Because He Lives,'' Bill & Gloria Gaither.

2. ``Time Out With Britney Spears,'' Britney Spears. (Platinum)

3. ``Big Money Hustlas,'' Insane Clown Posse.

4. ``S&M,'' Metallica. (Platinum)

5. ``Spit In Your Eye,'' Kittie.

6. ''`N The Mix With 'N Sync,'' 'N Sync. (Platinum)

7. ``Hell Freezes Over,'' The Eagles. (Platinum)

8. ``Listener Supported,'' Dave Matthews Band. (Platinum)

9. ``Death Row Uncut,'' 2Pac/Snoop Doggy Dogg.

10. ``Whitney: The Greatest Hits,'' Whitney Houston.

Top Video Rentals

(Compiled from a national sample of rental reports)

1. ``The Beach,'' FoxVideo.

2. ``Magnolia,'' New Line Home Video.

3. ``The Whole Nine Yards,'' Warner Home Video.

4. ``The Talented Mr. Ripley,'' Paramount Home Video.

5. ``The Ninth Gate,'' Artisan Home Entertainment.

6. ``Drowning Mona,'' Columbia TriStar Home Video.

7. ``The Hurricane,'' Universal Studios Home Video.

8. ``Boiler Room,'' New Line Home Video.

9. ``Girl, Interrupted,'' Columbia TriStar Home Video.

10. ``The Green Mile,'' Warner Home Video.

Top Video Sales

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports)

1. ``The Sixth Sense,'' Hollywood Pictures Home Video.

2. ``My Dog Skip,'' Warner Home Video.

3. ``American Pie,'' Universal Studios Home Video.

4. ``South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut,'' Paramount Home Video.

5. ``Playboy Video Centerfold Playmate Of The Year 2000,'' Playboy Home Video.

6. ``Sex And The City,'' HBO Home Video.

7. ``Playboy's Lusty Latin Ladies,'' Playboy Home Video.

8. ``Playboy's Wet & Wild — Slippery When Wet,'' Playboy Home Video.

9. ``Mary-Kate & Ashley: Schooldance Party,'' Dualstar Video.

10. ``The World Is Not Enough,'' MGM Home Entertainment.

Top DVD Sales

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports)

1. ``Romeo Must Die,'' Warner Home Video.

2. ``Buzz Lightyear Of Star Command: The Adventure Begins,'' Walt Disney Home Video.

3. ``Reindeer Games,'' Dimension Home Video.

4. ``The Green Mile,'' Warner Home Video.

5. ``The Princess Bride,'' MGM Home Entertainment.

6. ``Fight Club,'' FoxVideo.

7. ``The Matrix,'' Warner Home Video.

8. ``The Whole Nine Yards,'' Warner Home Video.

9. ``Independence Day,'' FoxVideo.

10. ``Jaws Anniversary Collector's Edition (Dolby),'' Universal Studios Home Video.

Billboard Magazine Chart Leaders

(Compiled from national retail sales/airplay/rental charts)

HOT POP SINGLE: ``Doesn't Really Matter,'' Janet.

TOP POP ALBUM: ``Country Grammar,'' Nelly.

HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLE: ``Incomplete,'' Sisqo.

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUM: ``Country Grammar,'' Nelly.

HOT COUNTRY SINGLE/TRACK: ``What About Now,'' Lonestar.

TOP COUNTRY ALBUM: Soundtrack: ``Coyote Ugly.''

TOP VIDEO RENTAL: ``The Beach.''

TOP VIDEO SALE: ``The Sixth Sense.''

TOP DVD SALE: ``Romeo Must Die.''

TOP MUSIC VIDEO: ``Because He Lives,'' Bill & Gloria Gaither.

Further information is available at Billboard Online on the World Wide Web at http://www.billboard.com.