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T.I. Sets Billboard Chart Record With ‘Whatever U Want’

Posted By on August 27, 2008

    T.I. set the record for the biggest move on the BillBoard Hot 100 chart as his single "Whatever U Want" [watch here] moved from the 71st spot to number 1. The previous record, 64th to number 1, was held by Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder." TIP's single also will open at number 1 on the Hot Digital Songs charts as it sold 205,000 downloads, the best opening week ever by a rapper since records were started in 2003.

    "Whatever U Want" [watch here] is T.I.'s first number one spot on the charts and is currently doing well at radio as it moved from number 33 to the 20th spot on the Hot 100 Airplay chart plus moving from 13th to 8th on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.

    In related news, T.I.'s new single "SLU (Swagger Like Us)" [listen here] recently leaked on the internet and has since created huge buzz for the self-proclaimd King of the south. The hit song features Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and Kanye West (who also produced the track). [listen here]