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This week's most popular R&B/Hip-Hop songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music. Songs are defined as current if they are newly-released titles, or songs receiving widespread airplay and/or sales activity for the first time.

HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
WEEKS ON CHART
Differences
Songwriter(s)
E.Lumpkin, T.Oliver
Producer(s)
T.Oliver
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epic
Gains in performance

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Ginuwine Differences Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Differences
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Lumpkin, T.Oliver
Producer(s):
T.Oliver
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
2
Mary J. Blige Family Affair Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Family Affair
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Blige, P.A.Pierre-Louis, L.N.Lodge, B.Miller, A.Young, C.Kambon, M.Elizondo, Jr., M.Bradford
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
3
Aaliyah Rock The Boat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock The Boat
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Garrett, R.Stewart, E.Seats
Producer(s):
R.Stewart, E.Seats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blackground
4
Ja Rule Featuring Case Livin' It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' It Up
Ja Rule Featuring Case
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Atkins, R.Mays, I.D.Lorenzo, S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
Lil' Rob, Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
5
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Ja Rule I'm Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Real
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Ja Rule
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Lopez, T.Oliver, C.Rooney, L.E.S., J.Atkins, I.D.Lorenzo, R.James
Producer(s):
T.Oliver, C.Rooney, L.E.S.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
6
Usher U Got It Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Got It Bad
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
U.Raymond IV, J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
7
Bubba Sparxxx Ugly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ugly
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.V.Mosley, A.Mathis
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Beat Club
8
Maxwell Lifetime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lifetime
11  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Columbia
9
JAY-Z Izzo (H.O.V.A.) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, K.O.West, B.Gordy, A.J.Mizell, F.J.Perren, D.Richards
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
10
R. Kelly Feelin' On Yo Booty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feelin' On Yo Booty
12  Last
10  Peak
32  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
11
Jagged Edge With Nelly Where The Party At Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where The Party At
Jagged Edge With Nelly
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.D.Casey, B.D.Casey, J.Dupri, B.M.Cox, C.Haynes, Jr.
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | So So Def/Columbia
12
Trick Daddy I'm A Thug Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm A Thug
10  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Young, R.Van Hoy
Producer(s):
Righteous Funk Boogie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Slip-N-Slide
13
Petey Pablo Raise Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Raise Up
16  Last
13  Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Barrett III, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
14
Alicia Keys Fallin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fallin'
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys
Producer(s):
Alicia Keys
Imprint/Promotion Label:
J
15
Brian McKnight Love Of My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Of My Life
18  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.McKnight
Producer(s):
B.McKnight
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
16
Fabolous Featuring Nate Dogg Can't Deny It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Deny It
Fabolous Featuring Nate Dogg
17  Last
14  Peak
18  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Jackson, R.Thomas, T.A.Shakur, D.D.Arnaud
Producer(s):
Rick Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Desert Storm/Elektra
17
Michael Jackson You Rock My World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Rock My World
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson, R.Jerkins, F.Jerkins III, L.A.Daniels, N.S.Payne
Producer(s):
M.Jackson, R.Jerkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
18
JAY-Z Girls, Girls, Girls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls, Girls, Girls
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Carter, J.Smith, T.Brock, R.Relf
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
19
Faith Evans You Gets No Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Gets No Love
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.Evans, M.Saulsberry, M.Jamison, K.Williams, T.Coleman, A.Wilson
Producer(s):
M.Saulsberry, F.Evans
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Bad Boy
20
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley Contagious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Contagious
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
14  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DreamWorks
21
112 Dance With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance With Me
23  Last
21  Peak
16  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.T.Jones, J.Boyd, Q.Parker, M.Keith, M.Scandrick
Producer(s):
D.Jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
22
Jaheim Just In Case Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just In Case
22  Last
15  Peak
24  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Gist, E.Berkeley, RL
Producer(s):
KayGee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
23
City High Featuring Eve Caramel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caramel
City High Featuring Eve
29  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Toby, G.Xavier, J.Duplessis, R.Pardlo, E.Jeffers
Producer(s):
J.Duplessis, R.Toby, R.Pardlo, Jay-Eye-Zee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Booga Basement
24
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott One Minute Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Minute Man
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
20  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Elliott, T.V.Mosley, C.B.Bridges
Producer(s):
Timbaland, M.Elliott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
25
DMX Who We Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who We Be
30  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Simmons, M.Davis
Producer(s):
Black Key, M.Armstead
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
26
Tyrese What Am I Gonna Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Am I Gonna Do
28  Last
24  Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Tyrese, J.Carter, T.Job
Producer(s):
Jake, Trev
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
27
Ludacris Featuring Nate Dogg Area Codes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Area Codes
Ludacris Featuring Nate Dogg
24  Last
10  Peak
17  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.B.Bridges, P.Walker, N.D.Hale, B.Nichols
Producer(s):
Jazze Pha
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
28
Usher U Remind Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Remind Me
27  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.McCloud, E.Clement
Producer(s):
E.Clement, Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
29
Juvenile Set It Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Set It Off
26  Last
19  Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Juvenile, B.O.Thomas
Producer(s):
Mannie Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
30
Whitney Houston The Star Spangled Banner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Star Spangled Banner
48  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
99
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Greatest gainer this week

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.S.Key
Producer(s):
R.Minor, W.Houston
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
31
Babyface What If Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What If
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
32
Jill Scott The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way
25  Last
15  Peak
24  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Scott, A.Harris
Producer(s):
A.Harris, V.Davis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Hidden Beach
33
Fat Joe Featuring R. Kelly We Thuggin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Thuggin'
Fat Joe Featuring R. Kelly
50  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Cartegena, R.S.Kelly, R.Bowser
Producer(s):
Ron G
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Terror Squad
34
Mr. Cheeks Lights, Camera, Action! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lights, Camera, Action!
37  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Kelly, R.Harrell III, L.Caston, A.Poree, F.Wilson
Producer(s):
R.Harrell III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
35
Nelly #1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
#1
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Haynes, Jr., W.Yaghnam
Producer(s):
W.Yaghnam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Priority
36
Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Music
Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye
32  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Sermon, M.Gaye
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope/J | NY.LA/Def Squad
37
112 Peaches & Cream Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Peaches & Cream
34  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Winans, S.Combs, M.Keith, Q.Parker, J.Boyd, C.D.Sills, A.Jones
Producer(s):
M.Winans, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
38
Luther Vandross Take You Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take You Out
33  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.S.Campbell II, H.S.Lilly, Jr., J.Smith
Producer(s):
W.Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
39
Destiny's Child Emotion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotion
41  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Gibb, R.H.Gibb
Producer(s):
B.Knowles Carter, M.J.Feist
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
40
Jagged Edge Goodbye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goodbye
42  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.D.Casey, B.D.Casey, J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def
41
P. Diddy Featuring The Neptunes Diddy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Diddy
P. Diddy Featuring The Neptunes
57  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Hawkins, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, L.Parker, E.Barrier, W.Griffin III
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
42
Jermaine Dupri Featuring Nate Dogg Ballin' Out Of Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ballin' Out Of Control
Jermaine Dupri Featuring Nate Dogg
47  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, N.D.Hale, B.M.Cox, R.Griffin
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, B.M.Cox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def
43
Musiq Soulchild Featuring Ayana Girl Next Door Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Next Door
Musiq Soulchild Featuring Ayana
36  Last
28  Peak
22  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Johnson, A.Harris, C.Haggins, J.Scott, E.Green
Producer(s):
A.Harris, C.Haggins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
44
Mariah Carey Featuring Mystikal Don't Stop (Funkin' 4 Jamaica) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop (Funkin' 4 Jamaica)
Mariah Carey Featuring Mystikal
44  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, DJ Clue, T.L.Brown, T.Smith, M.Tyler
Producer(s):
M.Carey, Clue, DURO
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
45
Jadakiss Knock Yourself Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knock Yourself Out
38  Last
34  Peak
12  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Phillips, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo
Producer(s):
The Neptunes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
46
Gerald Levert Made To Love Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Made To Love Ya
46  Last
46  Peak
11  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Lilly, E.Berkeley
Producer(s):
W.Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
47
R. Kelly Featuring Jay-Z Fiesta Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fiesta
39  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly, S.C.Carter
Producer(s):
Poke & Tone, Precision
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
48
Alicia Keys A Woman's Worth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Woman's Worth
75  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
75
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys, E.Rose
Producer(s):
Alicia Keys
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
49
Public Announcement Featuring LeLe John Doe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
John Doe
Public Announcement Featuring LeLe
45  Last
32  Peak
27  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Davis
Producer(s):
E.Robinson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
50
Allure Enjoy Yourself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Enjoy Yourself
52  Last
50  Peak
10  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Brown, K.Gist, T.Von, C.Liggio
Producer(s):
Kobie, KayGee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
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