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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
2
LAST WEEK
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Candy Rain
Songwriter(s)
Heavy D, T.Robinson, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes
Producer(s)
Heavy D, J.C.Olivier, Red Hot Lover Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA | Uptown
Gains in performance

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Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Candy Rain
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Heavy D, T.Robinson, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes
Producer(s):
Heavy D, J.C.Olivier, Red Hot Lover Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
2
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If You Love Me
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

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
3
Brandy Baby Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Baby
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones, R.Patterson
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
4
TLC Red Light Special Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Red Light Special
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
5
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Apologize
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
20
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
6
Mary J. Blige I'm Goin' Down Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'm Goin' Down
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.J.Whitfield
Producer(s):
C.Thompson, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
7
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Freak Like Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Hanes, M.Valentine, L.Hill, W.E.Collins, G.Clinton,Jr., G.L.Cooper
Producer(s):
Mass Order
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Mecca Don/East West
8
TLC Creep Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Creep
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
9
Subway (Featuring 702) This Lil' Game We Play Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
This Lil' Game We Play
Subway (Featuring 702)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Biv 10
10
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
This Is How We Do It
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.D.S.Jordan, O.Pierce, R.M.L.Walters
Producer(s):
O.Pierce, M.Jordan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | PMP/Def Jam
11
Stevie Wonder For Your Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
For Your Love
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
12
Raphael Saadiq Ask Of You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Ask Of You
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Saadiq, E.T.Riley, H.Nakamura, R.Ei
Producer(s):
R.Saadiq
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Soundtrax/550 Music
13
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Before I Let You Go
10  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

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
14
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Big Poppa/Warning
17  Last
14  Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, B.Bacharach, H.David
Producer(s):
C.Thompson, Diddy, Easy Mo Bee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
15
Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Wanna Be Down
14  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
Gerald Levert Answering Service Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Answering Service
16  Last
16  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
13
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
17
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
On Bended Knee
13  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
18
Barry White Come On Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Come On
25  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, J.Q.Wright, B.White
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective | A&M
19
Usher Think Of You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Think Of You
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.E.Thompson, D.Jones, F.Evans, U.Raymond IV, W. Jeffrey
Producer(s):
Diddy, C.Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
20
2Pac Dear Mama Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Dear Mama
28  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Sample, T.A.Shakur, J.B.Jefferson, B.Hawes, C.Simmons
Producer(s):
T.Pizarro
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
21
Karyn White Can I Stay With You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Can I Stay With You
18  Last
15  Peak
18  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
22
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Thank You
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.S.McCary, N.Morris, W.Morris, S.Stockman, D.L.Austin
Producer(s):
D.Austin, Boyz II Men
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
23
Immature Constantly Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Constantly
22  Last
20  Peak
17  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
I.Prince, D.Pearson, J.Powell, T.Beal
Producer(s):
I.Prince, D.Pearson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
24
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
My Life
21  Last
19  Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
25
Toni Braxton I Belong To You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Belong To You
19  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Benford, Spearman, Herbert, T.Braxton, Goring, Miller
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford, Herbert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
26
Brownstone Grapevyne Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Grapevyne
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Gilbert, A.Gilbert, D.Hall
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
27
Mary J. Blige Be Happy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Be Happy
23  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
23
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
28
Kirk Franklin And The Family Why We Sing Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Why We Sing
Kirk Franklin And The Family
35  Last
28  Peak
13  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric
29
Barry White Practice What You Preach Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Practice What You Preach
27  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

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
30
Missjones Where I Wanna Be Boy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Where I Wanna Be Boy
26  Last
23  Peak
14  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Jones, R.Bowser
Producer(s):
Ron G
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Step Sun
31
Fabu Just Roll Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Just Roll
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Grady
Producer(s):
Young Lathun
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Beat
32
Portrait I Can Call You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Can Call You
37  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Portrait
Producer(s):
Portrait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
33
K-Ci Hailey If You Think You're Lonely Now Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If You Think You're Lonely Now
31  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Womack, P.Motten, R.Griffin
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
34
Christopher Williams Dance 4 Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Dance 4 Me
33  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Williams, Mackiln, Middleton
Producer(s):
C.Elliott, H.Middleton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
35
BLACKstreet Joy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Joy
53  Last
35  Peak
22  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
70
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, T.Lucas, M.J.Jackson, M.Smith
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
36
Mint Condition So Fine Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
So Fine
41  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
O'Dell, S.Williams
Producer(s):
Mint Condition
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective
37
Zhane You're Sorry Now Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
You're Sorry Now
58  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Neufville, Naughty By Nature
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature, D.Bellochio
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Illtown
38
B.M.U. (Black Men United) U Will Know Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
U Will Know
38  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D'Angelo, L.Archer
Producer(s):
B.McKnight, D'Angelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
39
Changing Faces Foolin' Around Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Foolin' Around
30  Last
11  Peak
21  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Spoiled Rotten/Big Beat
40
Craig Mack Get Down Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Get Down
36  Last
34  Peak
12  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Mack
Producer(s):
Easy Mo Bee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
41
Kut Klose I Like Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Like
46  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Howcott, E.Officer, D.Parks, T.Duncan
Producer(s):
J.Howcott, E.Officer, D.Parks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia/Elektra
42
Blackgirl Let's Do It Again Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Let's Do It Again
43  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
D.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Kaper
43
N2U I Miss You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Miss You
29  Last
23  Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Herbert, C.Howard
Producer(s):
V.Herbert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
44
Mary J. Blige Mary Jane (All Night Long) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Mary Jane (All Night Long)
42  Last
37  Peak
12  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.James, M.J.Blige, C.E.Thompson, S.Combs
Producer(s):
C.Thompson, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
45
Brian McKnight Crazy Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Crazy Love
40  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Morrison
Producer(s):
B.McKnight
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
46
Freddie Jackson Rub Up Against You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Rub Up Against You
49  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
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:
Scotti Bros. | Street Life
47
The Sounds Of Blackness I'm Going All The Way Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'm Going All The Way
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Q.Wright, A.Bennett-Nesby
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective
48
Shabba Ranks Let's Get It On Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Let's Get It On
45  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Gordon, M.Rooney, M.Morales
Producer(s):
M.Rooney, M.Morales
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Street
49
BeBe & CeCe Winans Love Of My Life Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Love Of My Life
44  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Winans, K.Thomas
Producer(s):
A.Mardin, J.Mardin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
50
The Whispers Make Sweet Love To Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Make Sweet Love To Me
48  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Magic, C.Moss, R.Dewey
Producer(s):
Magic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
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