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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 17, 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 October 17, 2009

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  • 1
    • Pretty Wings

      Maxwell
    • 1
    • 1
    • 23
      • 1
      • 1
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

H.David, Musze

Producer(s):

H.David, Musze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • Break Up

      Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
    • 2
    • 2
    • 22
      • 2
      • 2
      • 22
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Successful

      Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
    • 3
    • 3
    • 17
      • 3
      • 3
      • 17
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Run This Town

      Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
    • 4
    • 4
    • 11
      • 4
      • 4
      • 11
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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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 5
    • Wasted

      Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
    • 6
    • 4
    • 17
      • 6
      • 4
      • 17
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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
  • 6
    • Under

      Pleasure P
    • 7
    • 6
    • 15
      • 7
      • 6
      • 15
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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

  • 7
    • God In Me

      Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
    • 5
    • 5
    • 46
      • 5
      • 5
      • 46
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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

  • 8
    • Number One

      R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
    • 10
    • 8
    • 12
      • 10
      • 8
      • 12
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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

  • 9
    • Forever

      Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
    • 16
    • 9
    • 6
      • 16
      • 9
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Samuels, A.Graham, Ye, D.M.Carter, Jr., M.B.Mathers III

Producer(s):

Boi-1da

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Harvey Mason/Zone 4/Streamline/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x6
  • 10
    • Bad Habits

      Maxwell
    • 9
    • 9
    • 17
      • 9
      • 9
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

H.David, Musze

Producer(s):

H.David, Musze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Regret

      LeToya Featuring Ludacris
    • 13
    • 11
    • 9
      • 13
      • 11
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Tank, K.Stephens, J.Valentine, L.N.Luckett, R.Newt, J.Franklin, C.B.Bridges

Producer(s):

Tank, J.Franklin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • LOL :-)

      Trey Songz Featuring Gucci Mane & Soulja Boy Tell'em
    • 12
    • 12
    • 13
      • 12
      • 12
      • 13
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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

  • 13
    • Trust

      Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
    • 8
    • 5
    • 24
      • 8
      • 5
      • 24
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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

  • 14
    • Throw It In The Bag

      Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
    • 11
    • 4
    • 21
      • 11
      • 4
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Tricky, T.Y.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Desert Storm/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 15
    • I Invented Sex

      Trey Songz Featuring Drake
    • 20
    • 15
    • 8
      • 20
      • 15
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.McKinney, T.Scales, T.A.Neverson, A.Graham

Producer(s):

Los DaMystro

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Doesn't Mean Anything

      Alicia Keys
    • 19
    • 16
    • 3
      • 19
      • 16
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

Alicia Keys, K.Brothers, Jr.

Producer(s):

K.Brothers, Alicia Keys

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/J/RMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Last Chance

      Ginuwine
    • 17
    • 3
    • 32
      • 17
      • 3
      • 32
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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.

  • 18
    • Empire State Of Mind

      Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
    • 27
    • 18
    • 5
      • 27
      • 18
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

S.C.Carter, A.Shuckburgh, J.Sewell-Ulepic, A.Hunte, Alicia Keys, B.Keyes, S.Robinson

Producer(s):

Shux, J.Sewell-Ulepic, A.Hunte

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc Nation

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 19
    • Can't Live Without You

      Charlie Wilson
    • 22
    • 19
    • 20
      • 22
      • 19
      • 20
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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

  • 20
    • Obsessed

      Mariah Carey
    • 15
    • 12
    • 16
      • 15
      • 12
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

M.Carey, T.Y.Nash, Tricky

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 21
    • Ego

      Beyonce
    • 14
    • 3
    • 21
      • 14
      • 3
      • 21
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 22
    • 5 Star

      Yo Gotti
    • 21
    • 19
    • 20
      • 21
      • 19
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

M.Mims, R.Tate, Jr.

Producer(s):

Hot Rod

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Polo Grounds/J/RMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • On The Ocean

      K'Jon
    • 24
    • 12
    • 55
      • 24
      • 12
      • 55
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Songwriter(s):

K.Johnson

Producer(s):

K'Jon, Proteus

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Up&Up/Deh Tyme/Republic/UMRG

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • The Point Of It All

      Anthony Hamilton
    • 29
    • 19
    • 26
      • 29
      • 19
      • 26
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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

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • I Look To You

      Whitney Houston
    • 25
    • 19
    • 11
      • 25
      • 19
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly

Producer(s):

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/RMG

  • 26
    • I Can Transform Ya

      Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz
    • 92
    • 26
    • 2
      • 92
      • 26
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

C.M.Brown, J.Boyd, K.Dean, J.A.Bereal, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

Swizz Beatz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/JLG

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 27
    • Best I Ever Had

      Drake
    • 18
    • 1
    • 25
      • 18
      • 1
      • 25
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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
  • 28
    • Ice Cream Paint Job

      Dorrough
    • 23
    • 10
    • 28
      • 23
      • 10
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

D.D.Dorrough, R.A.Proctor

Producer(s):

2Much

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NGenius/eOne

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 29
    • I'm Good

      Clipse Featuring Pharrell
    • 28
    • 28
    • 11
      • 28
      • 28
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

P.L.Williams, G.Thornton, T.L.Thornton

Producer(s):

The Neptunes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • sobeautiful

      Musiq Soulchild
    • 30
    • 8
    • 44
      • 30
      • 8
      • 44
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Songwriter(s):

T.Johnson, L.Hutson Jr.

Producer(s):

Musiq Soulchild, L.Hutson, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 31
    • Blame It On Me

      Chrisette Michele
    • 31
    • 31
    • 22
      • 31
      • 31
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

C.M.Payne, C.T.Harmon, C.Kelly

Producer(s):

Chuck Harmony

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Sweat It Out

      The-Dream
    • 35
    • 32
    • 9
      • 35
      • 32
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

T.Y.Nash, C.A.Stewart

Producer(s):

T.Y.Nash, Tricky

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Radio Killa/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • I Need A Girl

      Trey Songz
    • 26
    • 6
    • 30
      • 26
      • 6
      • 30
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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
  • 34
    • Drop It Low

      Ester Dean Featuring Chris Brown
    • 38
    • 34
    • 8
      • 38
      • 34
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.Jones, E.R.Dean, C.M.Brown

Producer(s):

Polow Da Don

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Harvey Mason/Zone 4/Streamline/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 35