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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
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
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
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
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
On Bended Knee
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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
4
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Before I Let You Go
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
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
5
Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Here Comes The Hotstepper
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
I.Kamoze, S.Remi Gibbs, Kenner, Domino, A.Konley, K.Nix
Producer(s):
S.Remi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
6
K-Ci Hailey If You Think You're Lonely Now Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If You Think You're Lonely Now
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Womack, P.Motten, R.Griffin
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
7
B.M.U. (Black Men United) U Will Know Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
U Will Know
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D'Angelo, L.Archer
Producer(s):
B.McKnight, D'Angelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
8
TLC Creep Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Creep
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
9
Anita Baker Body & Soul Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Body & Soul
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Shipley, R.Nowels
Producer(s):
A.Baker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
10
Boyz II Men I'll Make Love To You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'll Make Love To You
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
11
Mary J. Blige Be Happy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Be Happy
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Blige, A.DelValle, S.Combs, J.C.Olivier
Producer(s):
Diddy, J.C.Olivier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
12
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If You Love Me
19  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
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
13
Zhane Shame Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Shame
18  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Finch, R.Cross
Producer(s):
M.Chapman, T.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
14
Janet Jackson You Want This Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
You Want This
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
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
15
Aaliyah At Your Best (You Are Love) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
At Your Best (You Are Love)
12  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
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
16
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Apologize
30  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
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
17
Men At Large Let's Talk About It Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Let's Talk About It
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
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
18
Heavy D & The Boyz Black Coffee Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Black Coffee
14  Last
13  Peak
16  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
16
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
19
Toni Braxton How Many Ways Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
How Many Ways
15  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
20
Craig Mack Flava In Ya Ear Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Flava In Ya Ear
16  Last
14  Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Mack, O.S.Harvey,Jr.
Producer(s):
Easy Mo Bee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
21
Gerald Levert Can't Help Myself Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Can't Help Myself
25  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
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
22
Chante Moore Old School Lovin' Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Old School Lovin'
26  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
5
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
23
Usher Can U Get Wit It Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Can U Get Wit It
21  Last
21  Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing
Producer(s):
D.Swing
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
24
Changing Faces Stroke You Up Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Stroke You Up
17  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Spoiled Rotten/Big Beat
25
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
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, F.Scott
Producer(s):
K.Sweat, F.Scott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
26
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
23  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Al, Ill, LG, Tony P.
Producer(s):
LG, Lorider
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
27
Da Brat Fa All Y'All Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Fa All Y'All
27  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, S.Harris
Producer(s):
J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def/Work
28
Changing Faces Foolin' Around Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Foolin' Around
31  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Spoiled Rotten/Big Beat
29
Toni Braxton I Belong To You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Belong To You
62  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Benford, Spearman, Herbert, T.Braxton, Goring, Miller
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford, Herbert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
30
Silk I Can Go Deep Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Can Go Deep
32  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Chapman, T.Thomas, T.Evans, K-Von
Producer(s):
M.Chapman, T.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Hollywood
31
Gerald Levert I'd Give Anything Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'd Give Anything
28  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Farren, Jeffrey Steele, V.Milamed
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
32
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
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Peters, A.Poree, S.Stills
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
33
Raja-Nee Turn It Up Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Turn It Up
37  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
6
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
34
Babyface When Can I See You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
When Can I See You
29  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
35
Keith Murray The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World
51  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Murray, E.Sermon, C.H.Jasper, E.J.Isley, M.Isley, R.B.Isley, O.Isley, R.Isley
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
36
Luther Vandross Always And Forever Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Always And Forever
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Temperton
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
37
Horace Brown Taste Your Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Taste Your Love
42  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Brown, Buttnaked Tim Dawg, D.Hall
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
38
Scarface I Never Seen A Man Cry Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Never Seen A Man Cry
44  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.T.Jordan, J.Johnson, M.G.Dean
Producer(s):
B.Jordan, N.O.Joe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Noo Trybe | Rap-A-Lot
39
Jade 5-4-3-2 (Yo! Time Is Up) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
5-4-3-2 (Yo! Time Is Up)
24  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Jade, M.C.Rooney, M.Morales
Producer(s):
M.C.Rooney, M.Morales
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
40
Immature Never Lie Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Never Lie
36  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Stokes, C.Cueni
Producer(s):
C.Stokes, C.Cueni
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
Aaron Hall When You Need Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
When You Need Me
41  Last
37  Peak
12  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.R.Hall, V.Benford, R.Spearman
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
42
Casserine Featuring Cato Why Not Take All Of Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Why Not Take All Of Me
Casserine Featuring Cato
47  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Cato
Producer(s):
Cato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
43
Tony Terry When A Man Cries Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
When A Man Cries
38  Last
38  Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
10
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
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Hall, K.Greene
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
45
Whitehead Bros. Forget I Was A "G" Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Forget I Was A "G"
58  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
75
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Whitehead, E.Johnson, R.Bell, G.Brown, C.Smith, R.Mickens, D.Boyce, R.Westfield
Producer(s):
K.Whitehead
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
46
Tanya Blount Through The Rain Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Through The Rain
35  Last
30  Peak
16  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Jackson, E.White, B.Williams
Producer(s):
K.Jackson, E.White, P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
47
Aaliyah Age Ain't Nothing But A Number Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Age Ain't Nothing But A Number
66  Last
43  Peak
17  Weeks
66
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Blackground
48
CeCe Peniston Hit By Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Hit By Love
52  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
6
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
Felicia Adams Thinking About You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Thinking About You
61  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.Adams, D.Whittington
Producer(s):
D.Whittington
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
50
C+C Music Factory Do You Wanna Get Funky Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Do You Wanna Get Funky
40  Last
12  Peak
19  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Clivilles, D.Cole, D.Ramos
Producer(s):
R.Clivilles, D.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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