Originally created 07/01/03

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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. This is the Night, Clay Aiken. RCA.

2. Flying Without Wings, Ruben Studdard. J.

3. Crazy in Love, Beyonce and Jay-Z. Music World.

4. Magic Stick, Lil' Kim and 50 Cent. Queen Bee.

5. 21 Questions, 50 Cent and Nate Dogg. G-Unit.

6. Get Busy, Sean Paul. Black Shadow.

7. Rock Wit U (Awww Baby), Ashanti. Murder Inc.

8. Bring Me to Life, Evanescence (feat. Paul McCoy). Wind-up.

9. I Know What You Want, Busta Rhymes, Mariah Carey and The Flipmode Squad. J.

10. Unwell, matchbox twenty. Atlantic.

11. So Gone, Monica. J.

12. Miss Independent, Kelly Clarkson. RCA.

13. Can't Let You Go, Fabolous, Mike Shorey and Lil' Mo. Desert Storm.

14. Drift Away, Uncle Kracker and Dobie Gray. Lava.

15. Right Thurr, Chingy. Disturbing tha Peace.

16. Ignition, R. Kelly. Jive.

17. Never Leave You - Uh Ooh, Uh Ooh!, Lumidee. Universal.

18. When I'm Gone, 3 Doors Down. Republic.

19. Don't Wanna Try, Frankie J. Columbia.

20. No Letting Go, Wayne Wonder. Greensleeves.

TOP ALBUMS

1. After the Storm, Monica. J.

2. Dance With My Father, Luther Vandross. J.

3. St. Anger, Metallica. Elektra.

4. Hail to the Thief, Radiohead. Capitol.

5. Bare, Annie Lennox. J.

6. Get Rich or Die Tryin', 50 Cent. Shady. (Platinum)

7. Come Away With Me, Norah Jones. Blue Note. (Platinum)

8. Fallen, Evanescence. Wind-up. (Platinum)

9. 2 Fast 2 Furious, soundtrack. Disturbing tha Peace.

10. Thankful, Kelly Clarkson. RCA. (Platinum)

11. The Very Best of Cher, Cher. Geffen.

12. 0304, Jewel. Atlantic.

13. The Lizzie McGuire Movie, soundtrack. Walt Disney. (Platinum)

14. Honkytonkville, George Strait. MCA Nashville.

15. Meteora, Linkin Park. Warner Bros.

16. Joe Budden, Joe Budden. Def Jam.

17. Dutty Rock, Sean Paul. VP. (Platinum)

18. My Private Nation, Train. Columbia.

19. From There to Here: Greatest Hits, Lonestar. BNA.

20. The Very Best of the Beach Boys: Sounds of Summer, The Beach Boys. Capitol.