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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 30, 2008

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 30, 2008

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  • 1
    • Take A Bow

      Rihanna
    • 3
    • 1
    • 17
      • 3
      • 1
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Smith, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen

Producer(s):

StarGate, Ne-Yo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

SRP/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 2
    • Heaven Sent

      Keyshia Cole
    • 2
    • 1
    • 21
      • 2
      • 1
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Cole, J.Farmer, A.Francis

Producer(s):

J.Farmer, A.Francis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Imani/Geffen/Interscope

  • 3
    • A Milli

      Lil Wayne
    • 1
    • 1
    • 17
      • 1
      • 1
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

D.M.Carter, Jr., S.L.Crawford, C.A.Hester,Jr.

Producer(s):

Mr. Bangledesh

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 4
    • Need U Bad

      Jazmine Sullivan
    • 5
    • 4
    • 16
      • 5
      • 4
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

J.Sullivan, M.A.Elliott, C.R.Lamb, T.Osborne, N.T.Stanton, D.Sinclair

Producer(s):

M.Elliott, Lamb

Imprint/Promotion Label:

J/RMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • Put On

      Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West
    • 4
    • 4
    • 15
      • 4
      • 4
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

J.W.Jenkins, C.Gholson, Ye

Producer(s):

Drumma Boy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CTE/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 6
    • Magic

      Robin Thicke
    • 10
    • 6
    • 13
      • 10
      • 6
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thicke, J.Gass, Max

Producer(s):

Thicke, Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Get Like Me

      David Banner Featuring Chris Brown
    • 8
    • 7
    • 25
      • 8
      • 7
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

L.Crump, C.M.Brown

Producer(s):

L.Crump

Imprint/Promotion Label:

b.i.G. f.a.c.e./SRC/Universal Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Take You Down

      Chris Brown
    • 7
    • 4
    • 21
      • 7
      • 4
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

C.M.Brown, H.J.Mason, Jr., D.E.Thomas, S.L.Russell, J.E.Fauntleroy II, L.Edwards

Producer(s):

The Underdogs, MyGuyMars

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Zomba

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 9
    • The Business

      Yung Berg Featuring Casha
    • 12
    • 9
    • 13
      • 12
      • 9
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

C.Ward, R.Watson

Producer(s):

R.Holladay, HITMAKA

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Yung Boss/Koch/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Here I Am

      Rick Ross Featuring Nelly & Avery Storm
    • 9
    • 9
    • 14
      • 9
      • 9
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

W.L.Roberts II, C.Gholson, C.Haynes, Jr., R.DiStasio

Producer(s):

Drumma Boy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • I Luv Your Girl

      The-Dream
    • 6
    • 3
    • 25
      • 6
      • 3
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

T.Nash, C.A.Stewart, J.W.Jenkins

Producer(s):

T.Nash, Tricky

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Radio Killa/Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 12
    • Spotlight

      Jennifer Hudson
    • 13
    • 12
    • 14
      • 13
      • 12
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Smith, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, J.W.Jenkins

Producer(s):

StarGate, Ne-Yo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/RMG

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Whatever You Like

      T.I.
    • 16
    • 13
    • 5
      • 16
      • 13
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Harris, Jr., J.G.Scheffer, D.Siegel, K.V.Washington

Producer(s):

Jim Jonsin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Grand Hustle/Atlantic

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 14
    • Teenage Love Affair

      Alicia Keys
    • 11
    • 3
    • 27
      • 11
      • 3
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

Alicia Keys, Jack Splash, H.S.Lilly, Jr., J.Bridges, C.Hampton, T.Nixon

Producer(s):

Alicia Keys, Jack Splash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/J/RMG

  • 15
    • Please Excuse My Hands

      Plies Featuring Jamie Foxx & The-Dream
    • 14
    • 14
    • 10
      • 14
      • 14
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.L.Washington, R.Jackson, J.Franks, O.Goldstein, T.Scales, T.Nash

Producer(s):

R.Jackson, DJ Frank E, OLIGEE

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Got Money

      Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain
    • 18
    • 16
    • 14
      • 18
      • 16
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

D.M.Carter, Jr., T-Pain, J.Salinas, Jr., O.Salinas

Producer(s):

T-Pain, Play-N-Skillz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 17
    • Can't Believe It

      T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 20
    • 17
    • 6
      • 20
      • 17
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

T-Pain, D.Bal4, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

T-Pain

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Konvict/Nappy Boy/Jive/JLG

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Never Would Have Made It

      Marvin Sapp
    • 17
    • 14
    • 33
      • 17
      • 14
      • 33
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Songwriter(s):

M.L.Sapp, M.R.Brownie

Producer(s):

A.W.Lindsey

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Verity/JLG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19
    • Music For Love

      Mario
    • 23
    • 19
    • 21
      • 23
      • 19
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

J.Stacy, T.Thomas, T.M.Thomas

Producer(s):

R.B.Stacy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

3rd Street/J/RMG

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • You're The Only One

      Eric Benet
    • 22
    • 20
    • 16
      • 22
      • 20
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

E.Benet, D.Posey, G.Nash,Jr., G.Guralski

Producer(s):

E.Benet, D.Posey, G.Nash,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Friday/Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Bust It Baby Part 2

      Plies Featuring Ne-Yo
    • 15
    • 2
    • 25
      • 15
      • 2
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

A.L.Washington, J.R.Rotem, S.C.Smith, J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

J.R.Rotem

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 22
    • Lookin Boy

      Hot Stylz Featuring Yung Joc
    • 24
    • 11
    • 17
      • 24
      • 11
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

J.Robinson, G.D.Hodge,Jr., D.Johnson, R.Jones

Producer(s):

Meatball

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Swagg Team/Block/Jive/Zomba

  • 23
    • Lollipop

      Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major
    • 19
    • 1
    • 23
      • 19
      • 1
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

D.M.Carter, Jr., Sean Garrett, J.G.Scheffer, D.Harrison, R.Zamor

Producer(s):

Jim Jonsin, Deezle

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal Motown

RIAA Certification: Platinum x8
  • 24
    • Last Time

      Trey Songz
    • 21
    • 9
    • 29
      • 21
      • 9
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Neverson, B.M.Cox, K.A.J.Dean, T.Ruffin, Q.Amey

Producer(s):

B.M.Cox, K.A.J.Dean

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

  • 25
    • Closer

      Ne-Yo
    • 26
    • 21
    • 20
      • 26
      • 21
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Smith, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, M.Beite, B.R.Stray

Producer(s):

StarGate, Ne-Yo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 26
    • Miss Independent

      Ne-Yo
    • 39
    • 26
    • 4
      • 39
      • 26
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Smith, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen

Producer(s):

StarGate, Ne-Yo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 27
    • Superwoman

      Alicia Keys
    • 45
    • 27
    • 4
      • 45
      • 27
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Alicia Keys, L.Perry, S.Mostyn

Producer(s):

Alicia Keys, K.Brothers

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/J/RMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Mrs. Officer

      Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
    • 41
    • 28
    • 7
      • 41
      • 28
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.M.Carter, Jr., D.Harrison, B.Wilson, C.Stewart

Producer(s):

Deezle

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 29
    • The River

      Noel Gourdin
    • 25
    • 23
    • 26
      • 25
      • 23
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

K.Gist, T.Dabney, J.Lafayette, E.Daniels, M.Dawson, B.M.Muhammad, F.Oliphant, A.Brown, N.Gourdin, R.Gerald, L.Lynch

Producer(s):

KayGee, T.Abney, Trendsettas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic

  • 30
    • Woman

      Raheem DeVaughn
    • 30
    • 17
    • 50
      • 30
      • 17
      • 50
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.DeVaughn, C.E.Thompson

Producer(s):

C.Thompson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Zomba

  • 31
    • So Fly

      Slim Featuring Yung Joc
    • 31
    • 31
    • 11
      • 31
      • 31
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Scandrick, Oddz N Endz, Word Play

Producer(s):

Oddz N Endz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

M3/Asylum

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Just Fine

      Mary J. Blige
    • 38
    • 3
    • 47
      • 38
      • 3
      • 47
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Blige, C.A.Stewart, P.A.Alexander, T.Nash

Producer(s):

Tricky, Jazze Pha

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Matriarch/Geffen/Interscope

  • 33
    • Mr. Carter

      Lil Wayne Featuring Jay-Z
    • 29
    • 28
    • 11
      • 29
      • 28
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.M.Carter, Jr., A.Correa, M.Rodriguez-Diaz, S.Prescott, S.C.Carter

Producer(s):

A.Correa, Infamous

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal Motown

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 34
    • Girls Around The World

      Lloyd Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 28
    • 13
    • 20
      • 28
      • 13
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

L.H.Polite Jr., J.T.Cameron, M.Sinclair, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

Jasper, Big Reese, Lloyd

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Inc./Universal Motown

  • 35
    • Baby

      LL Cool J Featuring The-Dream
    • 33
    • 33
    • 10
      • 33
      • 33
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, C.A.Stewart, T.Nash

Producer(s):

Tricky, T.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 36
    • I Remember

      Keyshia Cole
    • 40
    • 1
    • 42
      • 40
      • 1
      • 42
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Cole, G.G.Curtis Sr.

Producer(s):

G.G.Curtis, Sr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Imani/Geffen/Interscope

  • 37
    • Out Here Grindin

      DJ Khaled Feat. Akon, Plies, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Ace Hood, Trick Daddy & Lil' Boosie
    • 36
    • 36
    • 15
      • 36
      • 36
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Khaled, W.L.Roberts II, A.Harr, J.Jackson, M.Young, J.W.Jenkins, T.Hatch, A.L.Washington, A.D.B.A.Thiam, A.McColister, T-Pain

Producer(s):

Track And Field

Imprint/Promotion Label:

We The Best/Terror Squad/Koch

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 38
    • Like You'll Never See Me Again

      Alicia Keys
    • 35
    • 1
    • 43
      • 35
      • 1
      • 43
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Songwriter(s):

Alicia Keys, K.Brothers, Jr.

Producer(s):

Alicia Keys, K.Brothers

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/J/RMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum