R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

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R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

Annual ranking of the most popular R&B/Hip-Hop songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music.

2002
1

Foolish

Ashanti

Time Machine

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2

U Don't Have To Call

Usher

3

Halfcrazy

Musiq

4

Hot In Herre

Nelly

5

Anything

Jaheim/Next

7

Always On Time

Ja Rule/Ashanti

8

Oh Boy

Cam'ron/Juelz Santana

9

Lights, Camera, Action!

Mr. Cheeks

11

I Love You

Faith Evans

12

Butterflies

Michael Jackson

13

Addictive

Truth Hurts/Rakim

14

I Need A Girl (Part Two)

P. Diddy/Ginuwine/Loon/Mario Winans/Tammy Ruggeri

15

Oops (Oh My)

Tweet

16

Move B***H

Ludacris/Mystikal/Infamous 2.0

17

What's Luv?

Fat Joe/Ashanti

18

U Got It Bad

Usher

19

Pass The Courvoisier Part II

Busta Rhymes/P. Diddy/Pharrell

20

I Need A Girl (Part One)

P. Diddy/Usher/Loon

21

Still Fly

Big Tymers

22

Nothing In This World

Keke Wyatt/Avant

23

Someone To Love You

Ruff Endz

24

I Care 4 U

Aaliyah

25

Luv U Better

LL Cool J

26

Rock The Boat

Aaliyah

27

A Woman's Worth

Alicia Keys

28

Gangsta Lovin'

Eve/Alicia Keys

29

Don't You Forget It

Glenn Lewis

30

Gimme The Light

Sean Paul

31

Just A Friend 2002

Mario

33

More Than A Woman

Aaliyah

34

Ain't It Funny

Jennifer Lopez/Ja Rule

35

Rainy Dayz

Mary J. Blige/Ja Rule

36

Stingy

Ginuwine

37

Makin' Good Love

Avant

38

Down 4 U

Irv Gotti/The Inc./Ja Rule/Ashanti/Charli "Chuck" Baltimore/Vita

39

We Thuggin'

Fat Joe/R. Kelly

42

Good Times

Styles

43

Why Don't We Fall In Love

Amerie

44

Dontchange

Musiq

45

Call Me

Tweet

47

You Know That I Love You

Donnell Jones

48

Welcome To Atlanta

Jermaine Dupri/Ludacris

49

What About Us?

Brandy

50

Roll Out (My Business)

Ludacris

51

The Whole World

OutKast/Killer Mike

52

Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against The Wall)

Mystikal

53

Take Away

Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott/Ginuwine/Tweet

54

Differences

Ginuwine

55

Down A** Chick

Ja Rule/Charli "Chuck" Baltimore

56

Gots Ta Be

B2K

57

Hey Ma

Cam'ron/Juelz Santana/Freekey Zekey/Toya

58

Two Wrongs

Wyclef Jean/Claudette Ortiz

59

Roc The Mic

Beanie Sigel/Freeway

60

Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!)

Ludacris/Sleepy Brown

62

Break Ya Neck

Busta Rhymes

64

Po' Folks

Nappy Roots/Anthony Hamilton

65

What If A Woman

Joe

66

Trade It All

Fabolous/P. Diddy/Jagged Edge

67

Love Of My Life (An Ode To Hip Hop)

Erykah Badu/Common

69

Full Moon

Brandy

71

When The Last Time

Clipse

72

This Woman's Work

Maxwell

73

Young'n (Holla Back)

Fabolous

74

One Mic

Nas

76

Burnin' Up

Faith Evans/Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott

77

Cleanin' Out My Closet

Eminem

79

Without Me

Eminem

80

You Gets No Love

Faith Evans

81

Wish I Didn't Miss You

Angie Stone

82

Say I Yi Yi

Ying Yang Twins

83

Let's Stay Home Tonight

Joe

84

Round And Round

Jonell/Method Man

86

Hey Luv (Anything)

Mobb Deep/112

88

Caramel

City High/Eve

89

If I Could Go!

Angie Martinez/Lil' Mo/Sacario

90

Don't Mess With My Man

Nivea/Brian/Brandon Casey

91

Take Ya Home

Lil' Bow Wow

92

In Da Wind

Trick Daddy/Cee-Lo/Big Boi

93

Girls, Girls, Girls

Jay-Z

94

'03 Bonnie & Clyde

Jay-Z/Beyonce Knowles

95

Part II

Method Man/Redman

96

Any Other Night

Sharissa

97

Got Ur Self A...

Nas

98

React

Erick Sermon/Redman

99

My Neck, My Back

Khia/DSD