Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artists Year End 2012

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artists

Radio Airplay 1
Sales Data 2
Streaming Data 3
Ringtone Sales 4
Social 50 Activity 5
Box Score 6

Ranking is based on an artist's chart performance on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (which includes airplay, sales, and streaming data) and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, as well as Boxscore touring revenue, Social 50 chart activity and ringtone sales.

13

Rick Ross

15

Jay-Z

20

Wale

21

Miguel

25

Future

29

Anthony Hamilton

35

T-Pain

37

Nas

40

Ca$h Out

41

Kirko Bangz

42

Melanie Fiona

44

Monica

45

Brandy

46

Elle Varner

47

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