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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
17
WEEKS ON CHART
Water Runs Dry
Songwriter(s)
Babyface
Producer(s)
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label
Motown
Gains in performance

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1
Boyz II Men Water Runs Dry Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Water Runs Dry
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
2
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.
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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
3
Brownstone Grapevyne Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Grapevyne
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Gilbert, A.Gilbert, D.Hall
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
4
Monica Don't Take It Personal (Just One Of Dem Days) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Don't Take It Personal (Just One Of Dem Days)
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, D.Simmons, Q.D. III, J.T.Smith, W.Baker
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Rowdy
5
Brandy Best Friend Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Best Friend
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, G.McKinney
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
6
Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson Scream Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Scream
Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, M.J.Jackson, J.Jackson
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, M.Jackson, J.Jackson, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
7
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
This Is How We Do It
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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
8
Brian McKnight Crazy Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Crazy Love
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Morrison
Producer(s):
B.McKnight
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
9
Kut Klose I Like Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Like
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Howcott, E.Officer, D.Parks, T.Duncan
Producer(s):
J.Howcott, E.Officer, D.Parks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia/Elektra
10
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Freak Like Me
10  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11
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
13  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
12
Soul For Real Every Little Thing I Do Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Every Little Thing I Do
11  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
13
Raphael Saadiq Ask Of You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Ask Of You
12  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Saadiq, E.T.Riley, H.Nakamura, R.Ei
Producer(s):
R.Saadiq
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Soundtrax/550 Music
14
H-Town Emotions Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Emotions
16  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Dino, Shazam, GI
Producer(s):
B.Burrell, Dino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
15
Jon B. Featuring Babyface Someone To Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Someone To Love
Jon B. Featuring Babyface
14  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
16
Da Brat Give It 2 You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Give It 2 You
17  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, C.Kelly
Producer(s):
J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def/Work
17
TLC Waterfalls Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Waterfalls
24  Last
17  Peak
11  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
18
BLACKstreet Joy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Joy
15  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, T.Lucas, M.J.Jackson, M.Smith
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
19
Usher Think Of You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Think Of You
18  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Jodeci Freek'n You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Freek'n You
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
DeVante
Producer(s):
A.Harrell, D.Swing
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
21
Tony Thompson I Wanna Love Like That Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Wanna Love Like That
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Jon-John, R.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Giant
22
Stevie Wonder For Your Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
For Your Love
23  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
23
Dr. Dre Keep Their Heads Ringin' Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Keep Their Heads Ringin'
25  Last
23  Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Young, S.Sneed, J-Flex
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
24
Diana King Shy Guy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Shy Guy
30  Last
24  Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
12
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
25
Barry White Come On Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Come On
22  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
17
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
26
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Candy Rain
27  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
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
27
Vanessa Williams The Way That You Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
The Way That You Love
34  Last
27  Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dibbs, Abenaa
Producer(s):
G.E.Brown, V.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
28
Brandy Baby Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Baby
28  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Crouch, K.Jones, R.Patterson
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
29
Shaggy Boombastic Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Boombastic
40  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
30
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If You Love Me
31  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
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
31
2Pac Dear Mama Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Dear Mama
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
17
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
32
Various Artists Freedom Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Freedom
32  Last
26  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, J.Kirkland, J.Gillman
Producer(s):
D.Austin, Diamond D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
33
MoKenStef He's Mine Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
He's Mine
45  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Hami, Mokenstef, R.Troutman, Prince
Producer(s):
Hami
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Outburst/Def Jam
34
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
My Life
29  Last
14  Peak
27  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
35
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Apologize
33  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Baker, B.J.Eastmond, G.Chambers
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond, C.Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
36
Nuttin' Nyce Froggy Style Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Froggy Style
41  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Yarbrough, L.Simmons, J.Ellis, C.Wilson
Producer(s):
Art & Rhythm
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Pocketown
37
TLC Red Light Special Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Red Light Special
26  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
38
Faith Evans You Used To Love Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
You Used To Love Me
71  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
71
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Evans, S.Combs, C.E.Thompson
Producer(s):
C.Thompson, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Bad Boy
39
Mary J. Blige You Bring Me Joy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
You Bring Me Joy
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Blige, S.Combs, C.E.Thompson, D.Burress, D.Howard, P.Jackson
Producer(s):
C.Thompson, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
40
Anita Baker It's Been You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
It's Been You
36  Last
28  Peak
14  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.McKinney, M.Unobsky, M.O'Hara
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
41
Subway Fire Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Fire
43  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Bingham
Producer(s):
D.Bingham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Biv 10
42
Gladys Knight Next Time Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Next Time
Gladys Knight
35  Last
22  Peak
14  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
14
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
43
Jesse When U Cry I Cry Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
When U Cry I Cry
39  Last
38  Peak
15  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Grissette, B.Beck, R.Brown
Producer(s):
S.Grissette
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | UnderWorld
44
Tina Moore Never Gonna Let You Go Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Never Gonna Let You Go
42  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Moore, T.Ford
Producer(s):
M.Doc, Jere MC
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Scotti Bros. | Street Life
45
Smooth Mind Blowin' Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Mind Blowin'
47  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Carter, L.Campbell, K.Fingers, M.White, The Isley Bros., C.H.Jasper
Producer(s):
L.Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | T.N.T.
46
The Notorious B.I.G. One More Chance/Stay With Me Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
One More Chance/Stay With Me
65  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Wallace, M.Debarge, E.B.Jordan, S.Combs
Producer(s):
Diddy, J.C.Olivier, R.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
47
2Pac So Many Tears Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
So Many Tears
51  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shakur, G.Jacobs, E.Baker, S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
D-Flizno Production Squad
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
48
Fabu Just Roll Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Just Roll
37  Last
18  Peak
18  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Grady
Producer(s):
Young Lathun
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Beat
49
Xscape Feels So Good Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Feels So Good
55  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, C.Lowe, Xscape
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, C.Lowe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def
50
Naughty By Nature Feel Me Flow Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Feel Me Flow
58  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

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