Lopez's 'J To Tha L-O'
debuts at number 'O To Tha N-E'
Alan Jackson's Drive was knocked to the
No. 2 position on the Billboard charts this week by a new release — chart-topper
Jennifer Lopez's J To Tha L-O! The
Photo courtesy of Epic Records
J-Lo's latest album, J To
Tha L-O! The Remixes, knocked Alan Jackson's Drive out of the top spot
to debut at No. 1.
Another new album, Barry Manilow's Ultimate
Manilow, debuted at No. 3, and Sade's Lovers Live entered the charts at
Despite these upsets, the top 10 looked
about the same as usual, with Creed's Weathered taking No. 4, Linkin Park's
Hybrid Theory at No. 5, Ludacris' Word of Mouf
at No. 6, Nickelback's Silver Side Up
at No. 7, Ja Rule's Pain Is Love at No. 8 and Pink's M!ssundaztood at No.
Denzel Washington's latest film, John Q,
entered theaters at the No. 1 position this weekend, grossing $20.6 million
— a solid $6 million more than its nearest
competitor, the coming-of-age flick Crossroads.
Crossroads, which is notable mostly as
Britney Spears' acting debut, is the story of three friends on a cross-country
adventure. The film took $14.6 million in its first
week of release.
It was followed by fellow new release Return
to Never Land in the No. 3 position. The newest Disney venture has Wendy
from Peter Pan all grown up and revisiting
the land of the boy who refused to grow
Last week's top two movies — Collateral
Damage and Big Fat Liar — slipped to Nos. 4 and 5 respectively. A Beautiful
Mind climbed one spot to No. 6, followed by
new releases Hart's War at No. 7 and Super
Troopers at No. 8. Black Hawk Down and Snow Dogs rounded out the top 10.
Miramax's Iris, the true story of author
Iris Murdoch and her husband, debuted at No. 28 this weekend.