Originally created 01/09/01

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Weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in Billboard magazine. Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold:

Top singles

1. Independent Women Part I, Destiny's Child. Columbia.

2. It Wasn't Me, Shaggy feat. Ricardo RikRok Ducent. MCA.

3. He Loves U Not, Dream. Bad Boy (Gold).

4. Case of the Ex (Watcha Gonna Do), Mya. University.

5. With Arms Wide Open, Creed. Wind-up.

6. The Way You Love Me, Faith Hill. Warner Bros. (Nashville).

7. Ms. Jackson, OutKast. LaFace.

8. If You're Gone, matchbox twenty. Lava.

9. This I Promise You, 'N Sync. Jive.

10. Dance With Me, Debelah Morgan. The DAS Label.

11. Again, Lenny Kravitz. Virgin.

12. I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me), Jay-Z. Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam.

13. Love Don't Cost a Thing, Jennifer Lopez. Epic.

14. Kryptonite, 3 Doors Down. Republic.

15. E.I., Nelly. Fo'Reel.

16. I Wish, R. Kelly. Jive.

17. Gotta Tell You, Samantha Mumba. Wild Card.

18. Most Girls, Pink. LaFace.

19. Liquid Dreams, O-Town. J.

20. Crazy for This Girl, Evan and Jaron. Columbia.

Top albums

1. 1, the Beatles. Apple (Platinum).

2. Now 5, various artists. Sony/Zomba/Universal/EMI (Platinum).

3. Hotshot, Shaggy. MCA (Gold).

4. Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water, Limp Bizkit. Flip (Platinum).

5. Tha Last Meal, Snoop Dogg. No Limit.

6. Stankonia, OutKast. LaFace (Platinum).

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

8. Country Grammar, Nelly. Fo' Reel (Platinum).

9. Black & Blue, Backstreet Boys. Jive (Platinum).

10. Lovers Rock, Sade. Epic (Platinum).

11. Greatest Hits, Lenny Kravitz. Virgin (Platinum).

12. Restless, Xzibit. Loud/Columbia.

13. Greatest Hits, Tim McGraw. Curb (Platinum).

14. TP-2.Com, R. Kelly. Jive (Platinum).

15. Beware of Dog, Lil Bow Wow. So So Def/Columbia (Platinum).

16. Lights Out, Lil Wayne. Cash Money.

17. No Angel, Dido. Arista (Platinum).

18. Rule 3:36, Ja Rule. Murder Inc./Def Jam.

19. Who Let the Dogs Out, Baha Men. S-Curve/Sheridan Square. (Platinum).

20. (Hybrid Theory), Linkin Park. Warner Bros.