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Friday, December 19, 2003

American Brandstand 2003

(American Brandstand is a chart based on the brands that appear in the lyrics of songs in the top 20 songs of the Billboard Hot 100.)
There were 82 different brands mentioned in the Billboard Top 20 in 2003.
Of the 111 songs in the Billboard Top 20, 43 had brands in the lyrics
The most mentioned brand - MERCEDES BENZ.
The artist who mentioned most brands - 50 Cent.
Only one branded song was not connected to hip-hop or R&B... Good Charlotte's 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous'.
The most amount of brands in a single week of the Billboard top 20 in 2003 was 47, on April 12th.
The most brands crammed into one song... 14 - by Lil' Kim in 'The Jump Off'. "