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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
16
WEEKS ON CHART
Baby
Songwriter(s)
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones, R.Patterson
Producer(s)
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic

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1
Brandy Baby Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Baby
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones, R.Patterson
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
2
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Freak Like Me
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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
3
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
This Is How We Do It
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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
4
Raphael Saadiq Ask Of You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Ask Of You
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
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
5
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Candy Rain
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

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
6
TLC Red Light Special Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Red Light Special
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
7
2Pac Dear Mama Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Dear Mama
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
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
8
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If You Love Me
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
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
9
Barry White Come On Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Come On
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
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
10
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Apologize
12  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
24
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
11
Brownstone Grapevyne Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Grapevyne
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Gilbert, A.Gilbert, D.Hall
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
12
Stevie Wonder For Your Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
For Your Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
13
Usher Think Of You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Think Of You
15  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
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
14
TLC Creep Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Creep
18  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
15
Gerald Levert Answering Service Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Answering Service
13  Last
13  Peak
17  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
16
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
My Life
19  Last
16  Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
17
Subway (Featuring 702) This Lil' Game We Play Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
This Lil' Game We Play
Subway (Featuring 702)
14  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
18
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
18
Mary J. Blige I'm Goin' Down Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'm Goin' Down
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.J.Whitfield
Producer(s):
C.Thompson, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
19
BLACKstreet Joy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Joy
17  Last
17  Peak
26  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, T.Lucas, M.J.Jackson, M.Smith
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
20
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Thank You
21  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
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
21
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Before I Let You Go
20  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
31
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
22
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Big Poppa/Warning
22  Last
14  Peak
18  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

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
23
Fabu Just Roll Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Just Roll
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Grady
Producer(s):
Young Lathun
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Beat
24
Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Wanna Be Down
24  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
25
Brian McKnight Crazy Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Crazy Love
29  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Morrison
Producer(s):
B.McKnight
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
26
Portrait I Can Call You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Can Call You
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Portrait
Producer(s):
Portrait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
Kut Klose I Like Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Like
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
8
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
28
Kirk Franklin And The Family Why We Sing Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Why We Sing
Kirk Franklin And The Family
30  Last
28  Peak
17  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric
29
Gladys Knight Next Time Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Next Time
Gladys Knight
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, J.Q.Wright, G.Knight
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
30
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
30  Peak
28  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Peters, A.Poree, S.Stills
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
31
Freddie Jackson Rub Up Against You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Rub Up Against You
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
8
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
32
Zhane You're Sorry Now Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
You're Sorry Now
32  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
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
33
Total Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. Can't You See Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Can't You See
Total Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
49  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Robinson, M.South, J.Howell, F.Wesley, J.Starks, R.Ryan, S.Combs
Producer(s):
Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
34
Dr. Dre Keep Their Heads Ringin' Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Keep Their Heads Ringin'
38  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Young, S.Sneed, J-Flex
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
35
Anita Baker It's Been You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
It's Been You
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.McKinney, M.Unobsky, M.O'Hara
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
36
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
On Bended Knee
25  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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
37
Mint Condition So Fine Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
So Fine
40  Last
36  Peak
10  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
O'Dell, S.Williams
Producer(s):
Mint Condition
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective
38
H-Town Emotions Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Emotions
44  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Dino, Shazam, GI
Producer(s):
B.Burrell, Dino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
39
Blackgirl Let's Do It Again Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Let's Do It Again
37  Last
35  Peak
11  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
D.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Kaper
40
Monteco (Featuring Immature) Is It Me? Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Is It Me?
Monteco (Featuring Immature)
45  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Stokes, L.Lassiter, K.Ball
Producer(s):
C.Stokes, L.Lassiter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
Barry White Practice What You Preach Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Practice What You Preach
35  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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
42
Mary J. Blige Mary Jane (All Night Long) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Mary Jane (All Night Long)
42  Last
37  Peak
16  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
16
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
43
Karyn White Can I Stay With You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Can I Stay With You
36  Last
15  Peak
22  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
44
Jesse When U Cry I Cry Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
When U Cry I Cry
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Grissette, B.Beck, R.Brown
Producer(s):
S.Grissette
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | UnderWorld
45
Method Man Featuring Mary J. Blige I'll Be There For You/You're All I Need To Get By Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'll Be There For You/You're All I Need To Get By
Method Man Featuring Mary J. Blige
56  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
46
Naughty By Nature Craziest Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Craziest
46  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Gist, A.Criss, V.Brown
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
47
Immature Constantly Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Constantly
39  Last
20  Peak
21  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
21
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
48
Toni Braxton I Belong To You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Belong To You
41  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Benford, Spearman, Herbert, T.Braxton, Goring, Miller
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford, Herbert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
49
Diana King Shy Guy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Shy Guy
52  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.King, A.Marvel, K.Gardner
Producer(s):
A.Marvel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Work
50
Brandy Best Friend Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Best Friend
65  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, G.McKinney
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
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