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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 27, 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 December 27, 2008

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  • 1
    • Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)

      Beyonce
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 2
    • Live Your Life

      T.I. Featuring Rihanna
    • 2
    • 2
    • 14
      • 2
      • 2
      • 14
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 3
    • Chopped 'N' Skrewed

      T-Pain Featuring Ludacris
    • 4
    • 3
    • 13
      • 4
      • 3
      • 13
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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

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • Miss Independent

      Ne-Yo
    • 3
    • 1
    • 21
      • 3
      • 1
      • 21
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • Trading Places

      Usher
    • 6
    • 5
    • 18
      • 6
      • 5
      • 18
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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

  • 6
    • Green Light

      John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
    • 7
    • 6
    • 17
      • 7
      • 6
      • 17
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 7
    • Bust Your Windows

      Jazmine Sullivan
    • 5
    • 4
    • 14
      • 5
      • 4
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

S.Remi

Imprint/Promotion Label:

J/RMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 8
    • Mrs. Officer

      Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
    • 8
    • 5
    • 24
      • 8
      • 5
      • 24
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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
  • 9
    • Pop Champagne

      Jim Jones & Ron Browz Featuring Juelz Santana
    • 13
    • 9
    • 13
      • 13
      • 9
      • 13
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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
  • 10
    • Whatever You Like

      T.I.
    • 9
    • 1
    • 22
      • 9
      • 1
      • 22
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 11
    • Playa Cardz Right

      Keyshia Cole Featuring 2Pac
    • 12
    • 11
    • 11
      • 12
      • 11
      • 11
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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

  • 12
    • Spotlight

      Jennifer Hudson
    • 10
    • 1
    • 31
      • 10
      • 1
      • 31
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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

  • 13
    • IfULeave

      Musiq Soulchild Featuring Mary J. Blige
    • 11
    • 11
    • 13
      • 11
      • 11
      • 13
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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

  • 14
    • Can't Believe It

      T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 14
    • 2
    • 23
      • 14
      • 2
      • 23
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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

  • 15
    • Put It On Ya

      Plies Featuring Chris J
    • 17
    • 15
    • 9
      • 17
      • 15
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.L.Washington, E.D.Wilson, T.M.Thomas, T.Thomas

Producer(s):

No I.D.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • She Got Her Own

      Ne-Yo Featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous
    • 21
    • 16
    • 5
      • 21
      • 16
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Smith, A.R.Jimenez, D.Brown, J.D.Jackson, D.Summer

Producer(s):

Butter Beats

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

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Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • If I Were A Boy

      Beyonce
    • 16
    • 16
    • 10
      • 16
      • 16
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

T.Gad, B.J.Carlson

Producer(s):

T.Gad, B.Knowles Carter

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Music World/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 18
    • One More Drink

      Ludacris Co-Starring T-Pain
    • 19
    • 18
    • 10
      • 19
      • 18
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

C.B.Bridges, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes, A.Mosley, T.Bowen

Producer(s):

Poke & Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

DTP/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Need U Bad

      Jazmine Sullivan
    • 15
    • 1
    • 33
      • 15
      • 1
      • 33
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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
  • 20
    • Just Like Me

      Jamie Foxx Featuring T.I.
    • 25
    • 20
    • 7
      • 25
      • 20
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.A.Stewart, T.Nash, C.J.Harris, Jr.

Producer(s):

Tricky, T.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

J/RMG

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • When It Hurts

      Avant
    • 20
    • 15
    • 20
      • 20
      • 15
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

A.Dixon, E.Dawkins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

  • 22
    • Heartless

      Kanye West
    • 27
    • 22
    • 9
      • 27
      • 22
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Ye, E.D.Wilson, S.R.S.Mescudi, M.Y.Jones, B.Hudson-McIldowie

Producer(s):

Ye, No I.D.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x7
  • 23
    • Swagga Like Us

      Jay-Z & T.I. Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne
    • 18
    • 11
    • 16
      • 18
      • 11
      • 16
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 24
    • Here I Stand

      Usher
    • 23
    • 22
    • 15
      • 23
      • 22
      • 15
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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

  • 25
    • Heaven Sent

      Keyshia Cole
    • 22
    • 1
    • 38
      • 22
      • 1
      • 38
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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

  • 26
    • The Sweetest Love

      Robin Thicke
    • 24
    • 20
    • 13
      • 24
      • 20
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thicke

Producer(s):

Thicke, Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Interscope

  • 27
    • Ride

      Ace Hood Featuring Trey Songz
    • 33
    • 27
    • 22
      • 33
      • 27
      • 22
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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

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Nothing Left To Say

      Mint Condition
    • 31
    • 27
    • 25
      • 31
      • 27
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

S.Williams, L.G.Waddell

Producer(s):

Mint Condition

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Caged Bird/Image

  • 29
    • Beep

      Bobby V Featuring Yung Joc
    • 32
    • 29
    • 11
      • 32
      • 29
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

B.Wilson, L.Clopton, J.Robinson, C.A.Stewart

Producer(s):

Big Fruit

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blu Kolla Dreams/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Mad

      Ne-Yo
    • 38
    • 30
    • 9
      • 38
      • 30
      • 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
  • 31
    • Arab Money

      Busta Rhymes Featuring Ron Browz
    • 37
    • 31
    • 11
      • 37
      • 31
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.Turner, T.T.Smith, Jr.

Producer(s):

Ron Browz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Universal Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Diva

      Beyonce
    • 47
    • 32
    • 5
      • 47
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.G.Knowles Carter, S.L.Crawford, Sean Garrett

Producer(s):

Mr. Bangledesh, Sean Garrett

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Music World/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 33
    • Never Would Have Made It

      Marvin Sapp
    • 29
    • 14
    • 50
      • 29
      • 14
      • 50
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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
  • 34
    • Did You Wrong

      Pleasure P
    • 30
    • 20
    • 34
      • 30
      • 20
      • 34
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Songwriter(s):

R.Zamor

Producer(s):

1852 Productions

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 35
    • Lost

      Gorilla Zoe
    • 36
    • 35
    • 21
      • 36
      • 35
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

A.Mathis, C.Gholson, D.M.Carter, Jr., E.Love

Producer(s):

Drumma Boy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Block/Bad Boy South/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • So Fly

      Slim Featuring Yung Joc
    • 28
    • 8
    • 28
      • 28
      • 8
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

M.Scandrick, Oddz N Endz, Word Play

Producer(s):

Oddz N Endz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

M3/Asylum

  • 37
    • You're The Only One

      Eric Benet
    • 35
    • 17
    • 33
      • 35
      • 17
      • 33
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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.

  • 38
    • Get Up

      50 Cent
    • 26
    • 23
    • 10
      • 26
      • 23
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Jackson, Jr., S.S.Storch

Producer(s):

S.Storch

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Shady/Aftermath/Interscope

  • 39
    • Ain't I

      Yung L.A. Featuring Young Dro & T.I.
    • 51
    • 39
    • 23
      • 51
      • 39
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

L.Austin, C.J.Harris, Jr., D.Hart, T.Clemons

Producer(s):

B.Frank

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Grand Hustle/Interscope

Gains In Performance