R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Year-End Charts

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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.

2009

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2

PRETTY WINGS

Maxwell

4

BEST I EVER HAD

Drake

5

ROCKIN' THAT THANG

The-Dream

6

SINGLE LADIES (PUT A RING ON IT)

Beyonce

10

LAST CHANCE

Ginuwine

19

ON THE OCEAN

K'Jon

20

BIRTHDAY SEX

Jeremih

21

TRUST

Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica

23

MISS INDEPENDENT

Ne-Yo

25

BOYFRIEND #2

Pleasure P

27

I NEED A GIRL

Trey Songz

28

IFULEAVE

Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige

32

TRADING PLACES

Usher

36

POP CHAMPAGNE

Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana

41

HERE I STAND

Usher

46

RUN THIS TOWN

Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West

48

ICE CREAM PAINT JOB

Dorrough

49

BAD HABITS

Maxwell

53

WHATEVER YOU LIKE

T.I.

54

MRS. OFFICER

Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd

56

THE POINT OF IT ALL

Anthony Hamilton

57

WHEN IT HURTS

Avant

59

DAY 'N' NITE

Kid Cudi

65

FROM MY HEART TO YOURS

Laura Izibor

66

STANKY LEGG

GS Boyz

73

CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT YOU

Charlie Wilson

75

5 STAR CHICK

Yo Gotti

76

ONE MORE DRINK

Ludacris Co-Starring T-Pain

80

EMPIRE STATE OF MIND

Jay-Z + Alicia Keys

83

YOU'RE A JERK

New Boyz

85

NOT ANYMORE

LeToya

89

PAPERS

Usher

90

IF I WERE A BOY

Beyonce

93

IMMA STAR (EVERYWHERE WE ARE)

Jeremih

94

SWAGGA LIKE US

Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne

95

DOESN'T MEAN ANYTHING

Alicia Keys

96

PLENTY MONEY

Plies

99

THE ONE

Mary J. Blige Featuring Drake