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Radio Airplay = R&B/HIP-HOP AIRPLAY

This week's most popular R&B/hip-hop songs, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music.

R&B/HIP-HOP AIRPLAY

The week of
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Freak Me
Songwriter(s)
K.Sweat, R.Murray
Producer(s)
K.Sweat, R.Murray
Imprint/Promotion Label
EEG | Keia

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1
Silk Freak Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Freak Me
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, R.Murray
Producer(s):
K.Sweat, R.Murray
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia
2
SWV I'm So Into You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'm So Into You
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Morgan
Producer(s):
B.A.Morgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
3
Whitney Houston I Have Nothing Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Have Nothing
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.W.Foster, L.T.Jenner
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
4
Shai Comforter Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Comforter
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Martin, M.Gay, D.Van Rensalier
Producer(s):
C.Martin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Gasoline Alley
5
Men At Large So Alone Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
So Alone
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas, J.Little, E.Banks
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
6
Jade Don't Walk Away Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Don't Walk Away
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
V.G.Benford, R.Spearman
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
7
Mary J. Blige Sweet Thing Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Sweet Thing
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Khan, T.Maiden
Producer(s):
M.Morales, M.C.Rooney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
8
R. Kelly & Public Announcement Dedicated Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Dedicated
R. Kelly & Public Announcement
12  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
9
Whitney Houston I'm Every Woman Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'm Every Woman
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden, D.Cole, R.Clivilles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
10
Bobby Brown Get Away Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Get Away
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, B.Belle, T.Haynes, B.Brown, L.Silas,Jr.
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
11
Dr. Dre Nuthin' But A "G" Thang Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Nuthin' But A "G" Thang
13  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr.
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Death Row
12
Naughty By Nature Hip Hop Hooray Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Hip Hop Hooray
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Naughty By Nature
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
13
Arrested Development Mr. Wendal Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Mr. Wendal
11  Last
10  Peak
22  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Arrested Development
Producer(s):
Speech
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
14
Sade Kiss Of Life Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Kiss Of Life
15  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.F.Adu, S.C.Matthewman, A.P.Hale, P.S.Denman
Producer(s):
Sade
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
15
Lo-Key? Sweet On U Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Sweet On U
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Alexander, T.Tolbert
Producer(s):
L.Alexander, Prof. T.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
16
Mary J. Blige Reminisce Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Reminisce
14  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Greene, D.Hall
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
17
Portrait Honey Dip Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Honey Dip
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Portrait
Producer(s):
Portrait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
18
Michael Jackson Who Is It Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Who Is It
26  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Jackson, B.Bottrell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
Regina Belle If I Could Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If I Could
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Miller, K.Hirsch, M.Sharron
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
20
TLC Hat 2 Da Back Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Hat 2 Da Back
17  Last
17  Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, Lopes, K.Wales
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
21
Levert Good Ol' Days Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Good Ol' Days
25  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
22
Christopher Williams Every Little Thing U Do Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Every Little Thing U Do
28  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Williams, 3 Boys From Newark
Producer(s):
3 Boys From Newark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
23
Ice Cube It Was A Good Day Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
It Was A Good Day
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Jackson, Isley Brothers, C.H.Jasper, A.Goodman, W.Robinson
Producer(s):
DJ Pooh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
24
Mary J. Blige Love No Limit Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Love No Limit
29  Last
24  Peak
17  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Hall, K.Greene
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
25
Chante Moore It's Alright Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
It's Alright
32  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Moore, V.Benford
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
26
After 7 Can He Love U Like This Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Can He Love U Like This
31  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Simmons, A.Reid
Producer(s):
D.Simmons, Kayo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
27
Michael Cooper Shoop Shoop Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Shoop Shoop
21  Last
21  Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Cooper, T.Shockency
Producer(s):
M.Cooper, T.Shockency
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
28
Alexander O'Neal Love Makes No Sense Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Love Makes No Sense
23  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Tolbert, L.Alexander
Producer(s):
L.Alexander, Prof. T.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Tabu
29
Silk Lose Control Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Lose Control
36  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia
30
Digable Planets Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)
27  Last
14  Peak
16  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Digable Planets
Producer(s):
Butterfly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Pendulum
31
SWV Weak Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Weak
50  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Morgan
Producer(s):
B.A.Morgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
32
Intro Love Thang Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Love Thang
33  Last
31  Peak
11  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Greene, E.Ferrell, N.Hodge
Producer(s):
Eddie F., N.Hodge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
33
Stephanie Mills Never Do You Wrong Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Never Do You Wrong
35  Last
33  Peak
11  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Benford, R.Spearman, C.Duboc, R.Temperton
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
34
Bobby Brown That's The Way Love Is Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
That's The Way Love Is
69  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
69
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, D.Shipp, A.Davidson, B.Brown
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
35
En Vogue Love Don't Love You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Love Don't Love You
37  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
36
BLACKstreet (Featuring Teddy Riley) Baby Be Mine Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Baby Be Mine
BLACKstreet (Featuring Teddy Riley)
39  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, J.Stonestreet
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Paperboy Ditty Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Ditty
40  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Ferguson, S.Clark, Johnson, Troutman
Producer(s):
Rhythm D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Next Plateau/FFRR
38
Tene Williams Give Him A Love He Can Feel Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Give Him A Love He Can Feel
59  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Mcallister, D.Rush
Producer(s):
S.Hurley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Pendulum
39
Sybil You're The Love Of My Life Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
You're The Love Of My Life
43  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Toby, Sybil, Gamble, D.Huff
Producer(s):
E.Nelson, Stock, Waterman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Next Plateau/London-Sire
40
Lorenzo I Can't Stand The Pain Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Can't Stand The Pain
45  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Anderson, S.Carswell
Producer(s):
F.Scott, J.Jefferson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Alpha International
41
Hi-Five Mary, Mary Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Mary, Mary
42  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.F.White
Producer(s):
E.F.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
42
Prince Markie Dee And The Soul Convention Typical Reasons (Swing My Way) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Typical Reasons (Swing My Way)
41  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Johnson, Morales, Rooney, Calhoun
Producer(s):
Morales, Rooney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
43
Big Bub Tellin' Me Stories Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Tellin' Me Stories
55  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Middleton, L.Drakeford
Producer(s):
Down Low Productions
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
44
CeCe Peniston Crazy Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Crazy Love
46  Last
25  Peak
17  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Lyter, M.O'Hara, D.Rich
Producer(s):
D.Abraham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
45
Rachelle Ferrell Welcome To My Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Welcome To My Love
44  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Ferrell, Duke, Robinson
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Manhattan
46
Run-D.M.C. Down With The King Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Down With The King
49  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Simmons, McDaniels, Phillips, Penn, Rado, Ragni, McDermott
Producer(s):
P.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
47
Chuckii Booker I Should Have Loved You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Should Have Loved You
47  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Booker
Producer(s):
C.Booker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
48
Intro Let Me Be The One Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Let Me Be The One
51  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Greene, D.Hall, H.Bohannon
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
49
Jade One Woman Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
One Woman
62  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Benford, R.Spearman
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
50
Snow Informer Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Informer
56  Last
50  Peak
11  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.K.O'Brien, S.Moltke, E.Leary
Producer(s):
M.C.Shan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
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