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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 8, 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 November 8, 2008

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  • 1
    • Miss Independent

      Ne-Yo
    • 2
    • 1
    • 14
      • 2
      • 1
      • 14
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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
  • 2
    • Spotlight

      Jennifer Hudson
    • 1
    • 1
    • 24
      • 1
      • 1
      • 24
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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

  • 3
    • Whatever You Like

      T.I.
    • 3
    • 1
    • 15
      • 3
      • 1
      • 15
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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
  • 4
    • Can't Believe It

      T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 4
    • 2
    • 16
      • 4
      • 2
      • 16
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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
    • Mrs. Officer

      Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
    • 6
    • 5
    • 17
      • 6
      • 5
      • 17
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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
  • 6
    • Need U Bad

      Jazmine Sullivan
    • 5
    • 1
    • 26
      • 5
      • 1
      • 26
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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
  • 7
    • Live Your Life

      T.I. Featuring Rihanna
    • 7
    • 7
    • 7
      • 7
      • 7
      • 7
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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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 8
    • Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)

      Beyonce
    • 10
    • 8
    • 3
      • 10
      • 8
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Tricky, T.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Music World/Columbia

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 9
    • Bust Your Windows

      Jazmine Sullivan
    • 8
    • 8
    • 7
      • 8
      • 8
      • 7
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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
  • 10
    • So Fly

      Slim Featuring Yung Joc
    • 9
    • 8
    • 21
      • 9
      • 8
      • 21
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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

  • 11
    • Swagga Like Us

      Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne
    • 13
    • 11
    • 9
      • 13
      • 11
      • 9
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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
  • 12
    • Superwoman

      Alicia Keys
    • 14
    • 12
    • 14
      • 14
      • 12
      • 14
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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
  • 13
    • Green Light

      John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
    • 16
    • 13
    • 10
      • 16
      • 13
      • 10
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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
  • 14
    • Got Money

      Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain
    • 11
    • 7
    • 24
      • 11
      • 7
      • 24
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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
  • 15
    • Heaven Sent

      Keyshia Cole
    • 12
    • 1
    • 31
      • 12
      • 1
      • 31
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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

  • 16
    • My Life

      The Game Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 15
    • 15
    • 14
      • 15
      • 15
      • 14
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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

  • 17
    • Magic

      Robin Thicke
    • 17
    • 6
    • 23
      • 17
      • 6
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thicke, J.Gass, Max

Producer(s):

Thicke, Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Interscope

  • 18
    • When It Hurts

      Avant
    • 31
    • 18
    • 13
      • 31
      • 18
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

M.Avant, A.L.Dixon, E.Dawkins

Producer(s):

A.Dixon, E.Dawkins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Chopped 'N' Skrewed

      T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
    • 24
    • 19
    • 6
      • 24
      • 19
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

T-Pain, C.B.Bridges, D.Balfour

Producer(s):

T-Pain

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Konvict/Nappy Boy/Jive/JLG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 20
    • Did You Wrong

      Pleasure P
    • 26
    • 20
    • 27
      • 26
      • 20
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

R.Zamor

Producer(s):

1852 Productions

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • The Sweetest Love

      Robin Thicke
    • 30
    • 21
    • 6
      • 30
      • 21
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thicke

Producer(s):

Thicke, Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Never Would Have Made It

      Marvin Sapp
    • 21
    • 14
    • 43
      • 21
      • 14
      • 43
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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
  • 23
    • Trading Places

      Usher
    • 27
    • 23
    • 11
      • 27
      • 23
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

U.Raymond IV, C.McKinney, T.Nash

Producer(s):

L.O.S. Da Maestro

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/JLG

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • IfULeave

      Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
    • 28
    • 24
    • 6
      • 28
      • 24
      • 6
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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

  • 25
    • You're The Only One

      Eric Benet
    • 25
    • 17
    • 26
      • 25
      • 17
      • 26
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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
    • Love Lockdown

      Kanye West
    • 32
    • 26
    • 7
      • 32
      • 26
      • 7
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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
  • 27
    • Right Here (Departed)

      Brandy
    • 22
    • 22
    • 11
      • 22
      • 22
      • 11
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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

  • 28
    • Put On

      Young Jeezy Featuring Kanye West
    • 19
    • 3
    • 25
      • 19
      • 3
      • 25
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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
  • 29
    • Please Excuse My Hands

      Plies Featuring Jamie Foxx & The-Dream
    • 18
    • 8
    • 20
      • 18
      • 8
      • 20
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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

  • 30
    • Playa Cardz Right

      Keyshia Cole Featuring 2Pac
    • 52
    • 30
    • 4
      • 52
      • 30
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

J.L.Jackson, K.M.Cole, T.A.Shakur, I.Barias, C.Haggins, Y.A.Fula, T.G.Himes

Producer(s):

I.Barias, C.Haggins, R.Fair

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Amaru/Imani/Geffen/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Music For Love

      Mario
    • 34
    • 18
    • 31
      • 34
      • 18
      • 31
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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

  • 32
    • Get Up

      Mary Mary
    • 49
    • 32
    • 9
      • 49
      • 32
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

W.S.Campbell II, E.M.Atkins-Campbell, T.E.Atkins-Campbell, E.Dawkins

Producer(s):

W.Campbell, E.Dawkins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

My Block/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Pop Champagne

      Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
    • 39
    • 33
    • 6
      • 39
      • 33
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.G.Scheffer, R.Turner, L.James

Producer(s):

Ron Browz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ether Boy/Universal Motown/Columbia/eOne

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 34
    • Here I Stand

      Usher
    • 29
    • 29
    • 8
      • 29
      • 29
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

U.Raymond IV, A.Harris, V.Davis, J.Jones, A.Blackstone, G.Gaddiss

Producer(s):

A.Harris, V.Davis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/JLG

  • 35
    • Take A Bow

      Rihanna
    • 23
    • 1
    • 27
      • 23
      • 1
      • 27
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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
  • 36
    • Ride

      Ace Hood Featuring Trey Songz
    • 33
    • 33
    • 15
      • 33
      • 33
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carpenter, L.Elliott, J.Mollings, L.Mollings, T-Pain, T.A.Neverson

Producer(s):

The Inkredibles

Imprint/Promotion Label:

We The Best/Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 37
    • Nothing Left To Say

      Mint Condition
    • 40
    • 37
    • 18
      • 40
      • 37
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

S.Williams, L.G.Waddell

Producer(s):

Mint Condition

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Caged Bird/Image

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • If I Were A Boy

      Beyonce
    • 53
    • 38