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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Ask Of You
Songwriter(s)
R.Saadiq, E.T.Riley, H.Nakamura, R.Ei
Producer(s)
R.Saadiq
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epic | Epic Soundtrax/550 Music
Gains in performance

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Raphael Saadiq Ask Of You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Ask Of You
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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
2
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Freak Like Me
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
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
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Brownstone Grapevyne Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Grapevyne
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Gilbert, A.Gilbert, D.Hall
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
5
Brandy Baby Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Baby
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones, R.Patterson
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
6
TLC Red Light Special Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Red Light Special
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
7
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Candy Rain
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
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
8
Stevie Wonder For Your Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
For Your Love
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
9
2Pac Dear Mama Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Dear Mama
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
10
Barry White Come On Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Come On
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11
Usher Think Of You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Think Of You
11  Last
11  Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
14
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
12
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If You Love Me
12  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
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
13
BLACKstreet Joy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Joy
15  Last
13  Peak
28  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
28
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
14
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
My Life
14  Last
14  Peak
20  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
15
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Apologize
13  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Baker, B.J.Eastmond, G.Chambers
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond, C.Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
16
Boyz II Men Water Runs Dry Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Water Runs Dry
38  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
17
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.
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
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
18
Fabu Just Roll Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Just Roll
23  Last
18  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Grady
Producer(s):
Young Lathun
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Beat
19
Kut Klose I Like Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Like
27  Last
19  Peak
10  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
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
20
TLC Creep Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Creep
18  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
21
Mary J. Blige I'm Goin' Down Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'm Goin' Down
19  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.J.Whitfield
Producer(s):
C.Thompson, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
22
Brian McKnight Crazy Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Crazy Love
21  Last
21  Peak
11  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Morrison
Producer(s):
B.McKnight
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
23
Gerald Levert Answering Service Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Answering Service
16  Last
13  Peak
19  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
24
Subway (Featuring 702) This Lil' Game We Play Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
This Lil' Game We Play
Subway (Featuring 702)
17  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
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
25
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Big Poppa/Warning
25  Last
14  Peak
20  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
20
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
26
H-Town Emotions Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Emotions
30  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Dino, Shazam, GI
Producer(s):
B.Burrell, Dino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
27
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
29  Last
27  Peak
30  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Peters, A.Poree, S.Stills
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
28
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Before I Let You Go
26  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
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
29
Da Brat Give It 2 You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Give It 2 You
35  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, C.Kelly
Producer(s):
J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def/Work
30
Anita Baker It's Been You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
It's Been You
37  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.McKinney, M.Unobsky, M.O'Hara
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
31
Gladys Knight Next Time Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Next Time
Gladys Knight
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
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
32
Soul For Real Every Little Thing I Do Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Every Little Thing I Do
47  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Heavy D, T.Robinson, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, Calhoun
Producer(s):
Heavy D, J.C.Olivier, Red Hot Lover Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
33
Dr. Dre Keep Their Heads Ringin' Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Keep Their Heads Ringin'
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Young, S.Sneed, J-Flex
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
34
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
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
35
Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Wanna Be Down
28  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
36
Brandy Best Friend Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Best Friend
49  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, G.McKinney
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
37
Various Artists Freedom Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Freedom
42  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, J.Kirkland, J.Gillman
Producer(s):
D.Austin, Diamond D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
38
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Thank You
20  Last
20  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
12
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
39
Kirk Franklin And The Family Why We Sing Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Why We Sing
Kirk Franklin And The Family
34  Last
28  Peak
19  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric
40
Jon B. Featuring Babyface Someone To Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Someone To Love
Jon B. Featuring Babyface
51  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
75
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
41
Portrait I Can Call You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Can Call You
33  Last
26  Peak
11  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Portrait
Producer(s):
Portrait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
42
Vanessa Williams The Way That You Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
The Way That You Love
43  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dibbs, Abenaa
Producer(s):
G.E.Brown, V.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
43
Diana King Shy Guy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Shy Guy
46  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
5
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
44
Zhane You're Sorry Now Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
You're Sorry Now
41  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Neufville, Naughty By Nature
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature, D.Bellochio
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Illtown
45
Mint Condition So Fine Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
So Fine
39  Last
36  Peak
12  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O'Dell, S.Williams
Producer(s):
Mint Condition
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective
46
Freddie Jackson Rub Up Against You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Rub Up Against You
31  Last
31  Peak
10  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Scotti Bros. | Street Life
47
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
On Bended Knee
40  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
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
48
Jesse When U Cry I Cry Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
When U Cry I Cry
45  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Grissette, B.Beck, R.Brown
Producer(s):
S.Grissette
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | UnderWorld
49
Monteco (Featuring Immature) Is It Me? Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Is It Me?
Monteco (Featuring Immature)
44  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Stokes, L.Lassiter, K.Ball
Producer(s):
C.Stokes, L.Lassiter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
50
Naughty By Nature Craziest Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Craziest
50  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Gist, A.Criss, V.Brown
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
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