Ringtone roundup: Mario moves ahead
CNET's weekly tracking of hot ringtones sees a classic video game character jump into the top five.
Each week, we track the most popular ringtones.
Maybe it's due to the success of the Koji Kondo's "Super Mario Brothers Theme" has jumped to the third spot on Billboard's Hot Ringtone chart. The ringtone has been in the top 40 for more than two years, and gamers of all ages can't help but smile when that classic theme plays., or it could be some magic mushrooms, but
The mustachioed one is behind Rascal Flatt's "What Hurts the Most," and Unk's "2 Step" on the charts. T-Pain's "Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin')" and's "Irreplaceable" round out the top five.
50 Cent's "Candy Shop" is tantalizingly close to falling out of the top 10, but for the second week in a row it's in the ninth spot. I hate to sound like a broken record, but let's move on from this song folks.
It's surprising to see Chris Brown's "Poppin'" at the tenth spot because that ringtone has been consistently closer to the top since the. But don't worry too much, Brown's only 18 years old and he has plenty of time to top the charts again.