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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 15, 2009

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 15, 2009

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  • 1
    • Pretty Wings

      Maxwell
    • 2
    • 1
    • 14
      • 2
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

H.David, Musze

Producer(s):

H.David, Musze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • Best I Ever Had

      Drake
    • 1
    • 1
    • 16
      • 1
      • 1
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, M.J.Samuels, D.Hamilton, N.Coleman, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

Boi-1da

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 3
    • Break Up

      Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
    • 3
    • 3
    • 13
      • 3
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Sean Garrett, S.L.Crawford, R.D.Davis

Producer(s):

Sean Garrett, Mr. Bangledesh

Imprint/Promotion Label:

J/RMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Ego

      Beyonce
    • 5
    • 3
    • 12
      • 5
      • 3
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

E.Williams, H.S.Lilly, Jr., B.G.Knowles Carter

Producer(s):

E.Williams, H.Lilly, Jr., B.Knowles Carter

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Music World/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Last Chance

      Ginuwine
    • 6
    • 5
    • 23
      • 6
      • 5
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

B.M.Cox, A.Shropshire, W.Wells

Producer(s):

B.M.Cox

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Notifi/Asylum/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Every Girl

      Young Money
    • 4
    • 2
    • 17
      • 4
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

D.M.Carter, Jr., A.Graham, J.A.Mills, J.A.Preyan, C.Lilly, J.Henderson, C.Whitacre

Producer(s):

Tha Bizness

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • Trust

      Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
    • 9
    • 7
    • 15
      • 9
      • 7
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Cole, F.Taylor, D.L.Alford

Producer(s):

D.Alford, R.Fair

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Imani/Geffen/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • I Need A Girl

      Trey Songz
    • 7
    • 6
    • 21
      • 7
      • 6
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

J.Austin, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, E.Lind, A.Bjorklund

Producer(s):

StarGate

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • Wetter (Calling You Daddy)

      Twista Featuring Erika Shevon
    • 8
    • 7
    • 18
      • 8
      • 7
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

C.T.Mitchell, S.Lindley, E.Lockhart, Q.Saffold

Producer(s):

The Legendary Traxster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Get Money Gang/Capitol

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • Successful

      Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
    • 11
    • 10
    • 8
      • 11
      • 10
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, N.J.Shebib, T.A.Neverson, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

40

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 11
    • Knock You Down

      Keri Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne-Yo
    • 10
    • 1
    • 20
      • 10
      • 1
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

F.N.Hills, K.L.Hilson, K.Cossom, S.C.Smith, M.Araica, Ye

Producer(s):

Danja

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mosley/Zone 4/Interscope

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 12
    • Ice Cream Paint Job

      Dorrough
    • 12
    • 12
    • 19
      • 12
      • 12
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

D.D.Dorrough, R.A.Proctor

Producer(s):

2Much

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NGenius/eOne

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • Throw It In The Bag

      Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
    • 15
    • 13
    • 12
      • 15
      • 13
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.D.Jackson, C.A.Stewart, T.Nash

Producer(s):

Tricky, T.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Desert Storm/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 14
    • You're A Jerk

      New Boyz
    • 14
    • 14
    • 11
      • 14
      • 14
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.A.Thomas, E.H.Benjamin V, B.Adams

Producer(s):

D.A.Thomas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Shotty/Asylum/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 15
    • Obsessed

      Mariah Carey
    • 17
    • 15
    • 7
      • 17
      • 15
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.Carey, T.Nash, C.A.Stewart

Producer(s):

M.Carey, T.Nash, Tricky

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 16
    • Birthday Sex

      Jeremih
    • 13
    • 1
    • 22
      • 13
      • 1
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

J.P.Felton, K.James, M.Schultz

Producer(s):

M.Schultz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mick Schultz/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 17
    • God In Me

      Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
    • 16
    • 16
    • 37
      • 16
      • 16
      • 37
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

W.Campbell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

My Block/Columbia

  • 18
    • On The Ocean

      K'Jon
    • 19
    • 12
    • 46
      • 19
      • 12
      • 46
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Songwriter(s):

K.Johnson

Producer(s):

K'Jon, Proteus

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Up&Up/Deh Tyme/Republic/UMRG

  • 19
    • Always Strapped

      Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 18
    • 10
    • 22
      • 18
      • 10
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

B.Williams, D.M.Carter, Jr., R.Cobb II

Producer(s):

Mr. Beatz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 20
    • I Look To You

      Whitney Houston
    • 27
    • 20
    • 2
      • 27
      • 20
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly

Producer(s):

Tricky, E.Kiriakou, H.Mason, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/RMG

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Run This Town

      Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
    • 35
    • 21
    • 2
      • 35
      • 21
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, Ye, E.D.Wilson, R.Fenty, A.Alatas

Producer(s):

Ye, No I.D.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc Nation

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 22
    • sobeautiful

      Musiq Soulchild
    • 20
    • 8
    • 35
      • 20
      • 8
      • 35
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Songwriter(s):

T.Johnson, L.Hutson Jr.

Producer(s):

Musiq Soulchild, L.Hutson, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 23
    • The Point Of It All

      Anthony Hamilton
    • 21
    • 19
    • 17
      • 21
      • 19
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

A.Hamilton, I.J.Avila, B.R.Avila, J.Q.Wright

Producer(s):

I.Avila, B.R.Avila, J.Wright

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mister's Music/So So Def/JLG

  • 24
    • Blame It

      Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
    • 22
    • 1
    • 34
      • 22
      • 1
      • 34
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Songwriter(s):

J.Foxx, C.Henderson, N.L.Walker, J.T.Brown, B.R.Melancon, J.J.Conte, Jr., T-Pain, B.Prescotti, T.Nash

Producer(s):

C.Henderson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

J/RMG

  • 25
    • Under

      Pleasure P
    • 28
    • 25
    • 6
      • 28
      • 25
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Tank, A.L.Dixon, J.A.Bereal, R.New, J.Franklin, T.Jones, K.Stephens, M.V.Cooper

Producer(s):

Tank

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Bad Habits

      Maxwell
    • 24
    • 24
    • 8
      • 24
      • 24
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

H.David, Musze

Producer(s):

H.David, Musze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • 5 Star

      Yo Gotti
    • 36
    • 27
    • 11
      • 36
      • 27
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Mims, R.Tate, Jr.

Producer(s):

Hot Rod

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Polo Grounds/J/RMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Epiphany (I'm Leaving)

      Chrisette Michele
    • 25
    • 14
    • 25
      • 25
      • 14
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Smith, C.T.Harmon

Producer(s):

Chuck Harmony

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 29
    • Never Give You Up

      Raphael Saadiq Featuring Stevie Wonder & CJ
    • 34
    • 26
    • 22
      • 34
      • 26
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, C.L.Hilton Jr.

Producer(s):

Raphael Saadiq

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Can't Live Without You

      Charlie Wilson
    • 30
    • 30
    • 11
      • 30
      • 30
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

H.J.Mason, Jr., D.E.Thomas, J.E.Fauntleroy II, S.L.Russell

Producer(s):

The Underdogs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

P Music/Jive/JLG

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Swag Surfin'

      F.L.Y. (Fast Life Yungstaz)
    • 23
    • 12
    • 21
      • 23
      • 12
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

A.Bryant, M.Gordon, Jr., S.Spearman, J.Rice

Producer(s):

KE On The Track

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Music Line/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 32
    • There Goes My Baby

      Charlie Wilson
    • 32
    • 15
    • 40
      • 32
      • 15
      • 40
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Songwriter(s):

G.Pagani, Babyface, C.Richardson, D.Simmons, C.Allen, K.Copeland, M.E.Smith

Producer(s):

G.Pagani

Imprint/Promotion Label:

P Music/Jive/JLG

  • 33
    • Number One

      R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
    • 56
    • 33
    • 3
      • 56
      • 33
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly, R.Hamilton, R.Hamilton, K.L.Hilson

Producer(s):

R.Kelly, R.Hamilton, R.Hamilton

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/JLG

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • If This Isn't Love

      Jennifer Hudson
    • 29
    • 5
    • 38
      • 29
      • 5
      • 38
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Songwriter(s):

B.Seals, T.Thomas, T.M.Thomas

Producer(s):

B.Kennedy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/RMG

  • 35
    • Not Anymore

      LeToya
    • 26
    • 18
    • 22
      • 26
      • 18
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Smith, B.Green

Producer(s):

Maejor Ali, Ne-Yo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

  • 36
    • Wasted

      Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
    • 52
    • 36
    • 8
      • 52
      • 36
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

L.Douglas, R.D.Davis, A.L.Washington

Producer(s):

Fatboi

Imprint/Promotion Label:

1017 Brick Squad/So Icey/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 37
    • LOL :-)

      Trey Songz Featuring Gucci Mane & Soulja Boy Tell'em
    • 48
    • 37
    • 4
      • 48
      • 37
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Neverson, T.Taylor, T.Scales, D.Way, R.D.Davis

Producer(s):

Fisha & Price

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • Imma Star (Everywhere We Are)

      Jeremih
    • 38
    • 36
    • 8
      • 38
      • 36
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.P.Felton, K.James, M.Schultz

Producer(s):

M.Schultz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mick Schultz/Def Jam/IDJMG