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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 4, 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 October 4, 2008

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  • 1
    • Whatever You Like

      T.I.
    • 2
    • 1
    • 10
      • 2
      • 1
      • 10
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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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 2
    • Can't Believe It

      T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 4
    • 2
    • 11
      • 4
      • 2
      • 11
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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

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Need U Bad

      Jazmine Sullivan
    • 1
    • 1
    • 21
      • 1
      • 1
      • 21
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Spotlight

      Jennifer Hudson
    • 3
    • 3
    • 19
      • 3
      • 3
      • 19
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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

  • 5
    • Mrs. Officer

      Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
    • 6
    • 5
    • 12
      • 6
      • 5
      • 12
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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
  • 6
    • Miss Independent

      Ne-Yo
    • 5
    • 5
    • 9
      • 5
      • 5
      • 9
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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
  • 7
    • Put On

      Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West
    • 8
    • 3
    • 20
      • 8
      • 3
      • 20
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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
  • 8
    • Magic

      Robin Thicke
    • 7
    • 6
    • 18
      • 7
      • 6
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thicke, J.Gass, Max

Producer(s):

Thicke, Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Interscope

  • 9
    • Got Money

      Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain
    • 12
    • 9
    • 19
      • 12
      • 9
      • 19
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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
  • 10
    • Heaven Sent

      Keyshia Cole
    • 9
    • 1
    • 26
      • 9
      • 1
      • 26
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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

  • 11
    • Please Excuse My Hands

      Plies Featuring Jamie Foxx & The-Dream
    • 14
    • 11
    • 15
      • 14
      • 11
      • 15
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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

  • 12
    • Take A Bow

      Rihanna
    • 11
    • 1
    • 22
      • 11
      • 1
      • 22
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 13
    • The Business

      Yung Berg Featuring Casha
    • 10
    • 6
    • 18
      • 10
      • 6
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

C.Ward, R.Watson

Producer(s):

R.Holladay, HITMAKA

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Yung Boss/Koch/Epic

  • 14
    • Superwoman

      Alicia Keys
    • 15
    • 14
    • 9
      • 15
      • 14
      • 9
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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
  • 15
    • A Milli

      Lil Wayne
    • 13
    • 1
    • 22
      • 13
      • 1
      • 22
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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
  • 16
    • So Fly

      Slim Featuring Yung Joc
    • 17
    • 16
    • 16
      • 17
      • 16
      • 16
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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

  • 17
    • What Them Girls Like

      Ludacris Co-Starring Chris Brown & Sean Garrett
    • 21
    • 17
    • 7
      • 21
      • 17
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.B.Bridges, Sean Garrett, R.Jerkins

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

DTP/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • You're The Only One

      Eric Benet
    • 22
    • 18
    • 21
      • 22
      • 18
      • 21
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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

  • 19
    • Here I Am

      Rick Ross Featuring Nelly & Avery Storm
    • 19
    • 9
    • 19
      • 19
      • 9
      • 19
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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
  • 20
    • Get Like Me

      David Banner Featuring Chris Brown
    • 16
    • 7
    • 30
      • 16
      • 7
      • 30
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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

  • 21
    • Energy

      Keri Hilson
    • 24
    • 21
    • 10
      • 24
      • 21
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

L.Biancaniello, Rico Love, S.Watters, W.Wilkins

Producer(s):

The Runaways

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mosley/Zone 4/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Take You Down

      Chris Brown
    • 20
    • 4
    • 26
      • 20
      • 4
      • 26
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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
  • 23
    • Teenage Love Affair

      Alicia Keys
    • 23
    • 3
    • 32
      • 23
      • 3
      • 32
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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

  • 24
    • Never Would Have Made It

      Marvin Sapp
    • 25
    • 14
    • 38
      • 25
      • 14
      • 38
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Songwriter(s):

M.L.Sapp, M.R.Brownie

Producer(s):

A.W.Lindsey

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Verity/JLG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 25
    • Music For Love

      Mario
    • 18
    • 18
    • 26
      • 18
      • 18
      • 26
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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

  • 26
    • Swagga Like Us

      Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne
    • 36
    • 26
    • 4
      • 36
      • 26
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, C.J.Harris, Jr., Ye, D.M.Carter, Jr., M.Arulpragasam, N.Headon, M.C.Jones, J.Mellor, T.W.Pentz, P.Simonon

Producer(s):

Ye

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 27
    • My Life

      The Game Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 29
    • 27
    • 9
      • 29
      • 27
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.Taylor, A.C.Lyons, M.A.Valenzano, E.Montilla, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

Cool & Dre

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Marco Polo

      Bow Wow Featuring Soulja Boy Tell'em
    • 28
    • 28
    • 8
      • 28
      • 28
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Way, S.G.Moss

Producer(s):

Soulja Boy Tell'em

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • The River

      Noel Gourdin
    • 31
    • 23
    • 31
      • 31
      • 23
      • 31
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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

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Right Here (Departed)

      Brandy
    • 32
    • 30
    • 6
      • 32
      • 30
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Jerkins, E.K.Bogart, E.Nuri, D.Quinones, V.Horn

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

eOne/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • I Luv Your Girl

      The-Dream
    • 27
    • 3
    • 30
      • 27
      • 3
      • 30
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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

  • 32
    • Go Girl

      Ciara Featuring T-Pain
    • 34
    • 32
    • 3
      • 34
      • 32
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

C.P.Wilson, T-Pain, D.Balfour, J.T.Cameron

Producer(s):

T-Pain

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/JLG

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Baby

      LL Cool J Featuring The-Dream
    • 26
    • 22
    • 15
      • 26
      • 22
      • 15
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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

  • 34
    • Good Good

      Ashanti
    • 30
    • 30
    • 13
      • 30
      • 30
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, M.L.Seal, Jr., A.S.Douglas, C.Haynes, Jr.

Producer(s):

J.Dupri, M.Seal

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Inc./Universal Motown

  • 35
    • E.R. (Emergency Room)

      Joe
    • 37
    • 33
    • 10
      • 37
      • 33
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

L.A.Daniels, D.Emile II, N.Greg

Producer(s):

D'Mile

Imprint/Promotion Label:

563/Kedar

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Just Fine

      Mary J. Blige
    • 33
    • 3
    • 52
      • 33
      • 3
      • 52
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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

  • 37
    • Woman

      Raheem DeVaughn
    • 41
    • 17
    • 55
      • 41
      • 17
      • 55
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.DeVaughn, C.E.Thompson

Producer(s):

C.Thompson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Zomba

  • 38
    • Live Your Life

      T.I. Featuring Rihanna
    • 77
    • 38