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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
I Wanna Be Down
Songwriter(s)
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones
Producer(s)
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic
Gains in performance

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1
Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Wanna Be Down
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
2
Barry White Practice What You Preach Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Practice What You Preach
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.White, G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
B.White, G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective | A&M
3
Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Here Comes The Hotstepper
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
I.Kamoze, S.Remi Gibbs, Kenner, Domino, A.Konley, K.Nix
Producer(s):
S.Remi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Boyz II Men I'll Make Love To You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'll Make Love To You
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
5
Anita Baker Body & Soul Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Body & Soul
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Shipley, R.Nowels
Producer(s):
A.Baker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
6
B.M.U. (Black Men United) U Will Know Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
U Will Know
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D'Angelo, L.Archer
Producer(s):
B.McKnight, D'Angelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
7
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Before I Let You Go
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, L.F.Sylvers III, M.Riley, Jr., C.Hannibal, D.Hollister, A.Dickey
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
8
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
On Bended Knee
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
9
Mary J. Blige Be Happy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Be Happy
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Blige, A.DelValle, S.Combs, J.C.Olivier
Producer(s):
Diddy, J.C.Olivier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
10
K-Ci Hailey If You Think You're Lonely Now Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If You Think You're Lonely Now
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Womack, P.Motten, R.Griffin
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
11
Aaliyah At Your Best (You Are Love) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
At Your Best (You Are Love)
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.J.Isley, M.Isley, O.Isley, R.Isley, C.H.Jasper
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Blackground
12
TLC Creep Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Creep
18  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
13
Changing Faces Stroke You Up Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Stroke You Up
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Spoiled Rotten/Big Beat
14
Toni Braxton How Many Ways Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
How Many Ways
13  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
15
Jade 5-4-3-2 (Yo! Time Is Up) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
5-4-3-2 (Yo! Time Is Up)
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Jade, M.C.Rooney, M.Morales
Producer(s):
M.C.Rooney, M.Morales
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
16
Ill Al Skratch Featuring Brian McKnight I'll Take Her Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'll Take Her
Ill Al Skratch Featuring Brian McKnight
21  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Al, Ill, LG, Tony P.
Producer(s):
LG, Lorider
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
17
Craig Mack Flava In Ya Ear Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Flava In Ya Ear
17  Last
14  Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Mack, O.S.Harvey,Jr.
Producer(s):
Easy Mo Bee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
18
Janet Jackson You Want This Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
You Want This
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
19
Keith Sweat (Featuring Kut Klose) Get Up On It Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Get Up On It
Keith Sweat (Featuring Kut Klose)
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, F.Scott
Producer(s):
K.Sweat, F.Scott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
20
Heavy D & The Boyz Black Coffee Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Black Coffee
16  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.S.Harvey,Jr., P.Phillips, Heavy D
Producer(s):
Easy Mo Bee, P.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
21
Da Brat Fa All Y'All Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Fa All Y'All
28  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, S.Harris
Producer(s):
J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def/Work
22
Usher Can U Get Wit It Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Can U Get Wit It
24  Last
22  Peak
12  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing
Producer(s):
D.Swing
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
23
Whitehead Bros. Your Love Is A... Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Your Love Is A...
15  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Whitehead, E.Johnson, A.Young, C.C.Broadus Jr.
Producer(s):
K.Whitehead
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
24
Men At Large Let's Talk About It Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Let's Talk About It
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
25
Gerald Levert I'd Give Anything Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'd Give Anything
23  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Farren, Jeffrey Steele, V.Milamed
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
26
Zhane Shame Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Shame
67  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Finch, R.Cross
Producer(s):
M.Chapman, T.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
27
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If You Love Me
59  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Chambers, N.Gilbert, D.Hall, E.Sermon, K.Madison, P.Smith
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
28
Babyface When Can I See You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
When Can I See You
26  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
29
Immature Never Lie Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Never Lie
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Stokes, C.Cueni
Producer(s):
C.Stokes, C.Cueni
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
30
El DeBarge Featuring Babyface Where Is My Love? Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Where Is My Love?
El DeBarge Featuring Babyface
27  Last
25  Peak
20  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Debarge, Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
31
C+C Music Factory Do You Wanna Get Funky Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Do You Wanna Get Funky
30  Last
12  Peak
17  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Clivilles, D.Cole, D.Ramos
Producer(s):
R.Clivilles, D.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
32
Silk I Can Go Deep Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Can Go Deep
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Chapman, T.Thomas, T.Evans, K-Von
Producer(s):
M.Chapman, T.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Hollywood
33
Karyn White Hungah Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Hungah
25  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.White, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
34
Gerald Levert Can't Help Myself Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Can't Help Myself
40  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
35
Luther Vandross Going In Circles/Love The One You're With Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Going In Circles/Love The One You're With
46  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Peters, A.Poree, S.Stills
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
36
Tanya Blount Through The Rain Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Through The Rain
31  Last
30  Peak
14  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Jackson, E.White, B.Williams
Producer(s):
K.Jackson, E.White, P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
37
Changing Faces Foolin' Around Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Foolin' Around
43  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Spoiled Rotten/Big Beat
38
Chante Moore Old School Lovin' Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Old School Lovin'
48  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Moore, P.L.Stewart II, T.Harrell, G.Stewart, M.Stewart
Producer(s):
L.Stewart, K.Harrell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
39
Raja-Nee Turn It Up Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Turn It Up
42  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, Raja-Nee, R.Isley, M.Isley, O.Isley, E.J.Isley
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective
40
The Notorious B.I.G. Juicy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Juicy
35  Last
35  Peak
11  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace
Producer(s):
Diddy, J.C.Olivier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
41
Aaron Hall When You Need Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
When You Need Me
37  Last
37  Peak
10  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.R.Hall, V.Benford, R.Spearman
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
42
Horace Brown Taste Your Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Taste Your Love
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Brown, Buttnaked Tim Dawg, D.Hall
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
43
Tony Terry When A Man Cries Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
When A Man Cries
41  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Barnes, K.Barnes
Producer(s):
J.Barnes, K.Barnes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
44
Intro Never Again Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Never Again
57  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Hall, K.Greene
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
45
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Thuggish Ruggish Bone Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Thuggish Ruggish Bone
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.J.U-Neek, Bone
Producer(s):
D.J.U-Neek
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
46
Y?N-Vee Chocolate Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Chocolate
51  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.L.Walker, M.Gammage, R.James
Producer(s):
D.Rasheed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | PMP/Def Jam
47
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Apologize
66  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
66
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Baker, B.J.Eastmond, G.Chambers
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond, C.Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
48
CeCe Peniston Hit By Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Hit By Love
53  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Nikolas, B.Sibley, Soulshock, K.Karlin, Cutfather
Producer(s):
Soulshock, Karlin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective | A&M
49
Gladys Knight I Don't Want To Know Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Don't Want To Know
Gladys Knight
47  Last
47  Peak
10  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
50
Casserine Featuring Cato Why Not Take All Of Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Why Not Take All Of Me
Casserine Featuring Cato
61  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Cato
Producer(s):
Cato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
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