MUSIC NOTES: It’s All About ‘NOW’

It’s “NOW” or never. The hits compilation “NOW 4” held on to the top spot on the Billboard 200 album charts for the third consecutive week.

In fact, there was no movement in the Top Five: No. 2 was Britney Spears’ “Oops!…I Did It Again,” followed by Nelly’s “Country Grammar,” Eminem’s “The Marshall Mathers LP” and ’N Sync’s “No Strings Attached.”

The newcomer to the Top 10: Sting’s “Brand New Day,” which moves from No. 13 to No. 10 in its 45th week on the chart.

Over on the Hot 100 singles chart, Sisquo was No. 1 for a second week with “Incomplete,” followed by matchbox twenty’s “Bent,” Destiny Child’s “Jumpin’ Jumpin’,” ’N Sync’s “It’s Gonna Be Me” and Janet Jackson’s “Doesn’t Really Matter.”

In other notable singles chart news, Madonna’s new single “Music” jumped from No. 41 to No. 23 in its second week in the Hot 100.