Originally created 08/06/02

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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. Hot In Herre, Nelly. Fo' Reel.

2. Dilemma, Nelly (feat. Kelly Rowland). Fo' Reel.

3. Complicated, Avril Lavigne. Arista.

4. I Need A Girl (Part Two), P. Diddy & Ginuwine (feat. Loon, Mario Winans & Tammy Ruggieri). Bad Boy.

5. Just A Friend 2002, Mario. J.

6. Hero, Chad Kroeger (feat. Josey Scott). Columbia.

7. Down 4U, Irv Gotti Presents The INC. (feat. Ja Rule, Ashanti, Charli Baltimore & Vita). Murder Inc.

8. Heaven, DJ Sammy & Yanou (feat. Do). Robbins.

9. Without Me, Eminem. Web.

10. Nothin', N.O.R.E. Def Jam.

11. The Middle, Jimmy Eat World. DreamWorks.

12. Just Like A Pill, Pink. Arista.

13. I'm Gonna Be Alright, Jennifer Lopez (feat. Nas). Epic.

14. A Thousand Miles, Vanessa Carlton. A&M.

15. Oh Boy, Cam'ron (feat. Juelz Santana). Roc-A-Fella.

16. Happy, Ashanti. Murder Inc.

17. No Such Thing, John Mayer. Aware.

18. Gangsta Lovin', Eve (feat. Alicia Keys). Ruff Ryders.

19. Still Fly, Big Tymers. Cash Money.

20. Foolish, Ashanti. Murder Inc.

Top albums

1. Unleashed, Toby Keith. DreamWorks (Nashville).

2. Now 10, Various Artists. Sony/Universal/EMI/Zomba/Epic.

3. Nellyville, Nelly. Fo' Reel. (Platinum)

4. Busted Stuff, Dave Matthews Band. RCA.

5. The Eminem Show, Eminem. Web. (Platinum)

6. 500 Degreez, Lil Wayne. Cash Money.

7. Let Go, Avril Lavigne. Arista. (Platinum)

8. By The Way, Red Hot Chili Peppers. Warner Bros.

9. Mario, Mario. J.

10. Full Circle, Boyz II Men. Arista.

11. The Lonely Position Of Neutral, TRUST Company. Geffen.

12. Ashanti, Ashanti. Murder Inc. (Platinum)

13. M!ssundazstood, Pink. Arista. (Platinum)

14. Irv Gotti Presents The Inc, Various Artists. Murder Inc.

15. Josh Groban, Josh Groban. 143. (Platinum)

16. A Gangster And A Gentleman, Styles. Ruff Ryders.

17. Come Away With Me, Norah Jones. Blue Note. (Gold)

18. No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems, Kenny Chesney. BNA. (Platinum)

19. O, Yeah! Ultimate Aerosmith Hits, Aerosmith. Columbia.

20. Hard Candy, Counting Crows. Geffen.