R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Year End Chart

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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.

2004
1

If I Ain't Got You

Alicia Keys

Time Machine

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6

You Don't Know My Name

Alicia Keys

8

Me, Myself and I

Beyonce

10

Confessions Part II

Usher

13

The Way You Move

Outkast Featuring Sleepy Brown

14

Dirt Off Your Shoulder

Jay-Z

18

Splash Waterfalls

Ludacris

19

Overnight Celebrity

Twista

21

Read Your Mind

Avant

22

Step in the Name of Love

R. Kelly

24

Walked Outta Heaven

Jagged Edge

28

My Boo

Usher and Alicia Keys

29

U Should've Known Better

Monica

33

Happy People

R. Kelly

35

Game Over (Flip)

Lil' Flip

37

Through the Wire

Kanye West

40

Milkshake

Kelis

42

Think About You

Luther Vandross

45

Rubber Band Man

T.I.

46

Naughty Girl

Beyonce

47

No Problem

Lil Scrappy

52

Don't Take Your Love Away

Avant

54

Change Clothes

Jay-Z

55

Nolia Clap

Juvenile, Wacko & Skip

58

More & More

Joe

61

U Saved Me

R. Kelly

64

Call My Name

Prince

65

Runnin (Dying to Live)

Tupac Featuring the Notorious B.I.G.

66

Stunt 101

G-Unit

70

Let's Get Away

T.I.

72

Breathe

Fabolous

75

Whoknows

Musiq

76

Dangerously in Love

Beyonce

78

Got It Twisted

Mobb Deep

84

You're My Everything

Anita Baker

86

Jook Gal (Wine Wine)

Elephant Man

89

Neva Eva

Trillville

93

Welcome Back

Mase

95

Flap Your Wings

Nelly

96

Forthenight

Musiq

98

You Don't Want Drama

8Ball & MJG Featuring P. Diddy

99

Shorty Wanna Ride

Young Buck