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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 25, 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 25, 2008

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  • 1
    • Spotlight

      Jennifer Hudson
    • 2
    • 1
    • 22
      • 2
      • 1
      • 22
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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

  • 2
    • Whatever You Like

      T.I.
    • 1
    • 1
    • 13
      • 1
      • 1
      • 13
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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
  • 3
    • Miss Independent

      Ne-Yo
    • 5
    • 3
    • 12
      • 5
      • 3
      • 12
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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
  • 4
    • Can't Believe It

      T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 3
    • 2
    • 14
      • 3
      • 2
      • 14
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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

  • 5
    • Need U Bad

      Jazmine Sullivan
    • 4
    • 1
    • 24
      • 4
      • 1
      • 24
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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
  • 6
    • Mrs. Officer

      Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
    • 6
    • 5
    • 15
      • 6
      • 5
      • 15
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 7
    • Live Your Life

      T.I. Featuring Rihanna
    • 8
    • 7
    • 5
      • 8
      • 7
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Harris, Jr., J.Smith, M.R.Riddick-Woods, D.Balan

Producer(s):

Just Blaze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Grand Hustle/IDJMG/Atlantic

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 8
    • So Fly

      Slim Featuring Yung Joc
    • 13
    • 8
    • 19
      • 13
      • 8
      • 19
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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

  • 9
    • Heaven Sent

      Keyshia Cole
    • 9
    • 1
    • 29
      • 9
      • 1
      • 29
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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

  • 10
    • Got Money

      Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain
    • 7
    • 7
    • 22
      • 7
      • 7
      • 22
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 11
    • Bust Your Windows

      Jazmine Sullivan
    • 17
    • 11
    • 5
      • 17
      • 11
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Sullivan, S.Remi Gibbs, D.Way

Producer(s):

S.Remi

Imprint/Promotion Label:

J/RMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 12
    • Superwoman

      Alicia Keys
    • 12
    • 12
    • 12
      • 12
      • 12
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Alicia Keys, L.Perry, S.Mostyn

Producer(s):

Alicia Keys, K.Brothers

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/J/RMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 13
    • Magic

      Robin Thicke
    • 10
    • 6
    • 21
      • 10
      • 6
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thicke, J.Gass, Max

Producer(s):

Thicke, Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Interscope

  • 14
    • Please Excuse My Hands

      Plies Featuring Jamie Foxx & The-Dream
    • 11
    • 8
    • 18
      • 11
      • 8
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

R.Jackson, DJ Frank E, OLIGEE

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic

  • 15
    • My Life

      The Game Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 16
    • 15
    • 12
      • 16
      • 15
      • 12
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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

  • 16
    • Take A Bow

      Rihanna
    • 14
    • 1
    • 25
      • 14
      • 1
      • 25
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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 x6
  • 17
    • Swagga Like Us

      Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne
    • 20
    • 17
    • 7
      • 20
      • 17
      • 7
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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
  • 18
    • Green Light

      John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
    • 28
    • 18
    • 8
      • 28
      • 18
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

John Legend, R.Nowels, A.Benjamin, J.R.Ho, F.Greenall

Producer(s):

Malay Ho, KP

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G.O.O.D./Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 19
    • Put On

      Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West
    • 15
    • 3
    • 23
      • 15
      • 3
      • 23
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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
  • 20 NEW
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    • Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)

      Beyonce
    • -
    • 20
    • 1
      • -
      • 20
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

B.G.Knowles Carter, C.A.Stewart, T.Y.Nash, T.Harrell

Producer(s):

Tricky, T.Y.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Music World/Columbia

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x9
  • 21
    • Never Would Have Made It

      Marvin Sapp
    • 21
    • 14
    • 41
      • 21
      • 14
      • 41
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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
  • 22
    • Right Here (Departed)

      Brandy
    • 23
    • 22
    • 9
      • 23
      • 22
      • 9
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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

  • 23
    • What Them Girls Like

      Ludacris Co-Starring Chris Brown & Sean Garrett
    • 22
    • 17
    • 10
      • 22
      • 17
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

DTP/Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 24
    • The Business

      Yung Berg Featuring Casha
    • 18
    • 6
    • 21
      • 18
      • 6
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

C.Ward, R.Watson

Producer(s):

R.Holladay, HITMAKA

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Yung Boss/Koch/Epic

  • 25
    • You're The Only One

      Eric Benet
    • 19
    • 17
    • 24
      • 19
      • 17
      • 24
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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.

  • 26
    • Music For Love

      Mario
    • 24
    • 18
    • 29
      • 24
      • 18
      • 29
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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

  • 27
    • The Sweetest Love

      Robin Thicke
    • 51
    • 27
    • 4
      • 51
      • 27
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thicke

Producer(s):

Thicke, Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • IfULeave

      Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
    • 49
    • 28
    • 4
      • 49
      • 28
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

I.Barias, C.Haggins, J.Smith, M.J.Pimentel, T.Johnson, J.Lawson

Producer(s):

I.Barias, C.Haggins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Love Lockdown

      Kanye West
    • 48
    • 29
    • 5
      • 48
      • 29
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.Y.Jones, Ye, Esthero

Producer(s):

Ye

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 30
    • Take You Down

      Chris Brown
    • 26
    • 4
    • 29
      • 26
      • 4
      • 29
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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
  • 31
    • Did You Wrong

      Pleasure P
    • 35
    • 31
    • 25
      • 35
      • 31
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

R.Zamor

Producer(s):

1852 Productions

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Energy

      Keri Hilson
    • 25
    • 21
    • 13
      • 25
      • 21
      • 13
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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

  • 33
    • Just Fine

      Mary J. Blige
    • 41
    • 3
    • 55
      • 41
      • 3
      • 55
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Tricky, Jazze Pha

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Matriarch/Geffen/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • A Milli

      Lil Wayne
    • 27
    • 1
    • 25
      • 27
      • 1
      • 25
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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
  • 35
    • Get Up

      Mary Mary