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Friday, June 9th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Weekly charts for the nation's recorded music as they appear in the June 17, 2000 issue issue of Billboard magazine. Used with permission. (Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold.):



Billboard Hot 100: Top 20

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports collected, compiled and provided by SoundScan; radio playlists; and monitored radio by Broadcast Data Systems)

1. ``Try Again,'' Aaliyah. Blackground.

2. ``Breathe,'' Faith Hill. Warner Bros. Nashville.

3. ``Everything You Want,'' Vertical Horizon. RCA.

4. ``Be With You,'' Enrique Iglesias. Interscope.

5. ``You Sang To Me,'' Marc Anthony. Columbia.

6. ``The Real Slim Shady,'' Eminem. Web/Aftermath.

7. ``Thong Song,'' Sisqo. Dragon/Def Soul.''

8. ``Maria Maria,'' Santana (feat. The Product G&B). Arista. (Platinum)

9. ``Oops!... I Did It Again,'' Britney Spears. Jive.

10. ``I Wanna Know,'' Joe. Jive.

11. ``I Try,'' Macy Gray. Epic.

12. ``He Wasn't Man Enough,'' Toni Braxton. LaFace. (Gold)

13. ``Higher,'' Creed. Wind-up.

14. ``There You Go,'' Pink. LaFace. (Gold)

15. ``It's Gonna Be Me,'' 'N Sync. Jive.

16. ``Bent,'' matchbox twenty. Lava.

17. ``I Turn To You,'' Christina Aguilera. RCA.

18. ``Say My Name,'' Destiny's Child. Columbia. (Gold)

19. ``Otherside,'' Red Hot Chili Peppers. Warner Bros.

20. ``Big Pimpin','' Jay-Z (feat. UGK). Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam.

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


The Billboard 200 Top Albums: Top 20

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports collected, compiled and provided by SoundScan)

1. ``The Marshall Mathers LP,'' Eminem. Web/Aftermath.

2. ``The History Of Rock,'' Kid Rock. Lava/Atlantic.

3. ``Oops!... I Did It Again,'' Britney Spears. Jive.

4. ``Mad Season,'' matchbox twenty. Lava/Atlantic.

5. ``No Strings Attached,'' 'N Sync. Jive. (Platinum)

6. Soundtrack: ``Mission: Impossible 2.'' Various Artists. Hollywood.

7. ``Human Clay,'' Creed. Wind-up. (Platinum)

8. ``Supernatural,'' Santana. Arista. (Platinum)

9. ``Unleash The Dragon,'' Sisqo. Dragon. (Platinum)

10. ``Mer De Noms,'' A Perfect Circle. Virgin.

11. ``Whitney: The Greatest Hits,'' Whitney Houston. Arista.

12. ``Inside Job,'' Don Henley. Warner Bros.

13. ``My Name Is Joe,'' Joe. Jive. (Platinum)

14. ``Totally Hits 2,'' Various Artists. Warner Bros./Atlantic/Elektra/Arista.

15. ``I Got That Work,'' Big Tymers. Cash Money.

16. ``Dr. Dre -- 2001,'' Dr. Dre. Aftermath. (Platinum)

17. ``On How Life Is,'' Macy Gray. Epic. (Platinum)

18. ``The Heat,'' Toni Braxton. LaFace. (Platinum)

19. ``The Better Life,'' 3 Doors Down. Republic. (Platinum)

20. ``The Writing's On The Wall,'' Destiny's Child. Columbia. (Platinum)

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


Hot Adult Contemporary

(Compiled from a national sample of airplay supplied by Broadcast Data Sytems)

1. ``Breathe,'' Faith Hill. Warner Bros.

2. ``Amazed,'' Lonestar. BNA. (Gold)

3. ``You Sang To Me,'' Marc Anthony. Columbia.

4. ``I Knew I Loved You,'' Savage Garden. Columbia. (Gold)

5. ``Show Me The Meaning of Being Lonely,'' Backstreet Boys. Jive.

6. ``I Need You,'' LeAnn Rimes. Sparrow/Capitol/Curb.

7. ``That's The Way It Is,'' Celine Dion. 550 Music.

8. ``Taking You Home,'' Don Henley. Warner Bros.

9. ``Someday Out Of The Blue,'' Elton John. DreamWorks.

10. ``Back At One,'' Brian McKnight. Motown.


Top Gospel Albums

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports collected, compiled and provided by SoundScan)

1. ``Thankful,'' Mary Mary. C2/Columbia.

2. ``Mountain High... Valley Low,'' Yolanda Adams. Elektra.

3. ``Purpose By Design,'' Fred Hammond & Radical For Christ. Verity.

4. ``WoW Gospel 2000 — The Year's 30 Top Gospel Artists And Songs,'' Various Artists. EMI/Word. (Gold)

5. ``Spiritual Love,'' Trin-i-tee 5:7. B-Rite.

6. ``Alabaster Box,'' CeCe Winans. Wellspring Gospel.

7. ``Family Affair,'' Hezekiah Walker & The Love Fellowship Crusade Choir. Verity.

8. ``The Nu Nation Project,'' Kirk Franklin. Gospo Centric. (Platinum)

9. ``God Is Working — Live,'' The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. M2 Communications/Word.

10. ``Shout Hallelujah,'' Bishop Clarence E. McClendond Presents The Harvest Fire Mega Mass Choir. Integrity/Word.

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


Mainstream Rock Tracks

(Compiled from a national sample of airplay supplied by Broadcast Data Sytems)

1. ``I Disappear,'' Metallica. Hollywood.

2. ``Kyptonite,'' 3 Doors Down. Republic.

3. ``With Arms Wide Open,'' Creed. Wind-up.

4. ``Judith,'' A Perfect Circle. Virgin.

5. ``Sour Girl,'' Stone Temple Pilots. Atlantic.

6. ``Nothing As It Seems,'' Pearl Jam. Epic.

7. ``Otherside,'' Red Hot Chili Peppers. Warner Bros.

8. ``Leader Of Men,'' Nickelback. Roadrunner.

9. ``Godless,'' U.P.O. Epic.

10. ``Make Me Bad,'' Korn. Immortal.


Modern Rock Tracks

(Compiled from a national sample of airplay supplied by Broadcast Data Sytems)

1. ``Kyptonite,'' 3 Doors Down. Republic.

2. ``With Arms Wide Open,'' Creed. Wind-up.

3. ``Adam's Song,'' Blink-182. MCA.

4. ``Sour Girl,'' Stone Temple Pilots. Atlantic.

5. ``Wonderful,'' Everclear. Capitol.

6. ``Judith,'' A Perfect Circle. Virgin.

7. ``Pardon Me,'' Incubus. Immortal.

8. ``Otherside,'' Red Hot Chili Peppers. Warner Bros.

9. ``Breakout,'' Foo Fighters. Roswell.

10. ``Change (In The House Of Flies),'' Deftones. Maverick.


Hot Country Singles and Tracks

(Compiled from a national sample of monitored country radio by Broadcast Data Systems)

1. ``Yes!'' Chad Brock. Warner Bros.

2. ``She's More,'' Andy Griggs. RCA.

3. ``The Chain of Love,'' Clay Walker. Giant.

4. ``The Way You Love Me,'' Faith Hill. Warner Bros.

5. ``Couldn't Last A Moment,'' Collin Raye. Epic.

6. ``I Hope You Dance,'' Lee Ann Womack (w/Sons Of The Desert). MCA Nashville.

7. ``Unconditional,'' Clay Davidson. Virgin.

8. ``What I Need To Do,'' Kenny Chesney. BNA.

9. ``Some Things Never Change,'' Tim McGraw. Curb.

10. ``More,'' Trace Adkins. Capitol.

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


Top Country Albums

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports collected, compiled and provided by SoundScan)

1. ``Fly,'' Dixie Chicks. Monument. (Platinum)

2. ``I Hope You Dance,'' Lee Ann Womack. MCA Nashville.

3. ``Breathe,'' Faith Hill. Warner Bros. (Platinum)

4. ``Come On Over,'' Shania Twain. Mercury. (Platinum)

5. ``Latest Greatest Straitest Hits,'' George Strait. MCA Nashville. (Platinum)

6. ``Lonely Grill,'' Lonestar. BNA. (Platinum)

7. ``A Place In The Sun,'' Tim McGraw. Curb. (Platinum)

8. ``Wide Open Spaces,'' Dixie Chicks. Monument. (Platinum)

9. ``How Do You Like Me Now?!'' Toby Keith. DreamWorks. (Gold)

10. ``She Rides Wild Horse,'' Kenny Rogers. Dreamcatcher. (Gold)

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports and radio playlists)

1. ``I Wish,'' Carl Thomas. Bad Boy.

2. ``Separarted,'' Avant. Magic Johnson.

3. ``Let's Get Married,'' Jagged Edge. So So Def.

4. ``Where I Wanna Be,'' Donell Jones. Untouchables/LaFace.

5. ``He Wasn't Man Enough,'' Toni Braxton. LaFace. (Gold)

6. ''(Hot St) Country Grammar,'' Nelly. Fo'Real.

7. ``Try Again,'' Aaliyah. Blackground.

8. ``Big Pimpin','' Jay-Z (feat. UGK). Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam.

9. ``I Wanna Know,'' Joe. Jive.

10. ``Dance Tonight,'' Lucy Pearl. Overbrook/Pookie.

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports collected, compiled and provided by SoundScan)

1. ``The Marshall Mathers LP,'' Eminem. Web/Aftermath.

2. ``I Got That Work,'' Big Tymers. Cash Money.

3. ``My Name Is Joe,'' Joe. Jive. (Platinum)

4. ``Goodfellas,'' 504 Boyz. No Limit.

5. ``Lucy Pearl,'' Lucy Pearl. Pookie.

6. ``My Thoughts,'' Avant. Magic Johnson.

7. ``Dr. Dre -- 2001,'' Dr. Dre. Aftermath. (Platinum)

8. ``The Heat,'' Toni Braxton. LaFace. (Platinum)

9. ``J.E. Heartbreak,'' Jagged Edge. So So Def/Columbia. (Platinum)

10. ``Where I Wanna Be,'' Donell Jones. Untouchables/LaFace.

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


Hot Rap Singles

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports collected, compiled, and Provided by SoundScan)

1. ''(Hot St) Country Grammar,'' Nelly. Fo' Real.

2. ``Flamboyant,'' Big L. Rawkus.

3. ''2 Btches,'' Too Short. Short.

4. ``Whistle While You Twurk,'' Ying Yang Twins. ColliPark.

5. ``One Four Love Pt. 1,'' Hip Hop For Respect. Rawkus.

6. ``Bounce,'' Miracle. Sound Of Atlanta. (Gold)

7. ``I Like Dem,'' Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. Short.

8. ``Hot Gal Today (Haffi Get De Gal Yah),'' Sean Paul & Mr. Vegas. 2 Hard.

9. ``Wobble Wobble,'' 504 Boyz. No Limit.

10. ``The Next Episode,'' Dr. Dre (feat. Snoop Dogg). Aftermath.

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


Hot Dance Music — Club Play

(Compiled from a national sample of dance club playlists)

1. ``Show Me,'' Angel Clivilles. Jellybean.

2. ``Flash,'' Green Velvet. F-111.

3. ``With You,'' Nomad. Rasam.

4. ``I'm Not In Love,'' Olive. Maverick.

5. ``When I Get Close To You,'' Jocelyn Enriquez. Tommy Boy.

6. ``Love Is What We Need,'' Ann Nesby. A&M.

7. ``Just Come Back 2 Me,'' Hypertrophy. Tommy Boy Silver Label.

8. ``Dreaming,'' BT. Nettwerk.

9. ``Feelin' So Good,'' Jennifer Lopez (feat. Big Pun & Fat Joe). Work.

10. ``The Best Things,'' Filter. F-111.


Hot Latin Tracks

(Compiled from national Latin radio airplay reports)

1. ``Entre El Mar Y Una Estrella. Thalia. EMI Latin.

2. ``A Puro Dolor,'' Son By Four. Sony Discos.

3. ``No Me Dejes De Querer,'' Gloria Estefan. Epic.

4. ``Volver A Amar,'' Christian Castro. Ariola.

5. ``Solo Me Importas Tu Be With You,'' Enrique Iglesias. Interscope.

6. ``Secreto De Amor,'' Joan Sebastian. Musart.

7. ``Quiereme,'' Alejandro Fernandez. Sony Discos.

8. ``Yo Se QueTe Acordaras,'' Banda El Recodo. Fonovisa.

9. ``Te Hice Mal,'' Los Temerarios. Fonovisa.

10. ``Muy Dentro De Mi You Sang To Me,'' Marc Anthony. Columbia.

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


The Billboard Latin 50: Top 10 Albums

(Compiled from a national sample of sales reports)

1. ``Alma Caribena — Carribean Soul,'' Gloria Estefan. Epic.

2. ``Son By Four,'' Son By Four. Sony Discos.

3. ``Entre Tus Brazos,'' Alejandro Fernandez. Sony Discos.

4. ``Buena Vista Social Club Presents Omara Portuondo. World Circuit/Nonesuch.

5. ``Por Encima De Todo,'' Limite. Universal Latino.

6. ``Desde Un Principio-From The Beginning,'' Marc Anthony. Sony Discos.

7. ``Secreto De Amor,'' Joan Sebastian. Musart/Balboa.

8. ``MTV Unplugged,'' Shakira. Sony Discos.

9. ``Arrasando,'' Thalia. EMI Latin.

10. ``Amor, Familia Y Respeto...,'' A.B. Quintanilla Y Los Kumbia Kings. EMI Latin.

Copyright 2000, BPI Communications Inc. and SoundScan Inc.


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