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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 21, 2009

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

This week’s most popular R&B/Hip-Hop songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music. Songs are defined as current if they are newly-released titles, or songs receiving widespread airplay and/or sales activity for […]

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 21, 2009

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  • 1
    • Empire State Of Mind

      Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
    • 2
    • 1
    • 10
      • 2
      • 1
      • 10
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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

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 2
    • Papers

      Usher
    • 4
    • 2
    • 6
      • 4
      • 2
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

U.Raymond IV, Sean Garrett, X.L.Dotson, A.Mathis

Producer(s):

Sean Garrett, Zaytoven

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/JLG

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Pretty Wings

      Maxwell
    • 1
    • 1
    • 28
      • 1
      • 1
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

H.David, Musze

Producer(s):

H.David, Musze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • I Invented Sex

      Trey Songz Featuring Drake
    • 6
    • 4
    • 13
      • 6
      • 4
      • 13
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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

  • 5
    • Forever

      Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
    • 3
    • 2
    • 11
      • 3
      • 2
      • 11
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x6
  • 6
    • Wasted

      Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
    • 5
    • 3
    • 22
      • 5
      • 3
      • 22
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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.

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 7
    • Bad Habits

      Maxwell
    • 7
    • 6
    • 22
      • 7
      • 6
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

H.David, Musze

Producer(s):

H.David, Musze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Regret

      LeToya Featuring Ludacris
    • 8
    • 8
    • 14
      • 8
      • 8
      • 14
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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

  • 9
    • Money To Blow

      Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
    • 15
    • 9
    • 9
      • 15
      • 9
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.Williams, A.Graham, D.M.Carter, Jr., C.Gholson

Producer(s):

Drumma Boy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • Break Up

      Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
    • 11
    • 2
    • 27
      • 11
      • 2
      • 27
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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
  • 11
    • God In Me

      Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
    • 12
    • 5
    • 51
      • 12
      • 5
      • 51
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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

  • 12
    • Under

      Pleasure P
    • 10
    • 5
    • 20
      • 10
      • 5
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Tank

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 13
    • I Can Transform Ya

      Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz
    • 16
    • 13
    • 7
      • 16
      • 13
      • 7
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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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 14
    • Number One

      R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
    • 9
    • 8
    • 17
      • 9
      • 8
      • 17
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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

  • 15
    • Doesn't Mean Anything

      Alicia Keys
    • 14
    • 14
    • 8
      • 14
      • 14
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Alicia Keys, K.Brothers, Jr.

Producer(s):

K.Brothers, Alicia Keys

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/J/RMG

  • 16
    • Baby By Me

      50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
    • 19
    • 16
    • 9
      • 19
      • 16
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Jackson, Jr., J.Jones, S.C.Smith

Producer(s):

Polow Da Don

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Shady/Aftermath/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Run This Town

      Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
    • 13
    • 3
    • 16
      • 13
      • 3
      • 16
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 18
    • This Is It

      Michael Jackson Featuring The Jacksons
    • 23
    • 18
    • 5
      • 23
      • 18
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson, P.Anka

Producer(s):

M.Jackson, J.McClain, M.Warren

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MJJ/Epic/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Successful

      Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
    • 17
    • 3
    • 22
      • 17
      • 3
      • 22
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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
  • 20
    • It Kills Me

      Melanie Fiona
    • 34
    • 20
    • 12
      • 34
      • 20
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

A.Martin, R.Littlejohn, Jr., L.Carr, E.Shulman

Producer(s):

J.Fenix, A.Martin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

SRC/Universal Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Say Aah

      Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
    • 35
    • 21
    • 8
      • 35
      • 21
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.M.Ferebee, Jr., T.A.Neverson, T.Scales, N.L.Walker, D.Corell, J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Y.Yonny, D.Corell, T.Taylor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 22
    • Close To You

      BeBe & CeCe Winans
    • 27
    • 22
    • 21
      • 27
      • 22
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

B.Winans

Producer(s):

K.Thomas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

B&C/Malaco

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Can't Live Without You

      Charlie Wilson
    • 21
    • 19
    • 25
      • 21
      • 19
      • 25
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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

  • 24
    • Million Dollar Bill

      Whitney Houston
    • 20
    • 20
    • 14
      • 20
      • 20
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Alicia Keys, K.Dean, N.R.Harris, A.W.Felder, R.Tyson

Producer(s):

Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/RMG

  • 25
    • I Get It In

      Omarion Featuring Gucci Mane
    • 29
    • 25
    • 9
      • 29
      • 25
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Tank, J.Franklin, R.Newt, O.I.Grandberry, J.Valentine, R.D.Davis

Producer(s):

Song Dynasty

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Starworld/Musicworks/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Throw It In The Bag

      Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
    • 18
    • 4
    • 26
      • 18
      • 4
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

C.A.Stewart, T.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Desert Storm/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 27
    • Spotlight

      Gucci Mane Featuring Usher
    • 38
    • 27
    • 3
      • 38
      • 27
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

R.D.Davis, U.Raymond IV, J.Jones

Producer(s):

Polow Da Don

Imprint/Promotion Label:

1017 Brick Squad/Asylum/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • On The Ocean

      K'Jon
    • 25
    • 12
    • 60
      • 25
      • 12
      • 60
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Songwriter(s):

K.Johnson

Producer(s):

K'Jon, Proteus

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Up&Up/Deh Tyme/Republic/UMRG

  • 29
    • What I've Been Waiting For

      Brian McKnight
    • 28
    • 28
    • 11
      • 28
      • 28
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

B.McKnight

Producer(s):

B.McKnight

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Hard Work/eOne

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • 5 Star

      Yo Gotti
    • 26
    • 19
    • 25
      • 26
      • 19
      • 25
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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
  • 31
    • I Look Good

      Chalie Boy
    • 30
    • 30
    • 16
      • 30
      • 30
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

C.Williams

Producer(s):

J.Braye

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dirty 3rd/Jive/Battery

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Trust

      Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
    • 24
    • 5
    • 29
      • 24
      • 5
      • 29
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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

  • 33
    • Blame It On Me

      Chrisette Michele
    • 36
    • 28
    • 27
      • 36
      • 28
      • 27
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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

  • 34
    • Last Chance

      Ginuwine
    • 22
    • 3
    • 37
      • 22
      • 3
      • 37
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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.

  • 35
    • Everything, Everyday, Everywhere

      Fabolous Featuring Keri Hilson
    • 31
    • 31
    • 13
      • 31
      • 31
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

J.D.Jackson, R.Leslie, K.L.Hilson

Producer(s):

R.Leslie

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Desert Storm/Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 36
    • Gangsta Luv

      Snoop Dogg Featuring The-Dream
    • 37
    • 36
    • 5
      • 37
      • 36
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

T.Nash, C.A.Stewart, C.C.Broadus Jr.

Producer(s):

C.A.Stewart, T.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Doggystyle/Priority/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • The Point Of It All

      Anthony Hamilton
    • 32
    • 19
    • 31
      • 32
      • 19
      • 31
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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

  • 38
    • I'm Going In

      Drake Featuring Lil Wayne & Young Jeezy
    • 44
    • 38
    • 15
      • 44
      • 38
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, D.M.Carter, Jr., J.W.Jenkins

Producer(s):

Needlz, K.Cain

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown/UMRG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 39
    • Fresh

      6 Tre G
    • 45
    • 39
    • 13
      • 45
      • 39
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

B.Hughes, K.O.Patton, D.L.Davis, R.M.L.Walters

Producer(s):

6treg, Ken P

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Moonstone/Jive/Battery

Gains In Performance

  • 40
    • sobeautiful

      Musiq Soulchild
    • 41
    • 8
    • 49
      • 41
      • 8
      • 49
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Songwriter(s):

T.Johnson, L.Hutson Jr.

Producer(s):

Musiq Soulchild, L.Hutson, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 41 NEW
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    • Hard

      Rihanna Featuring Jeezy
    • -
    • 41
    • 1
      • -
      • 41
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

T.Nash, C.A.Stewart, R.Fenty, J.W.Jenkins

Producer(s):

C.A.Stewart, T.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

SRP/Def Jam/IDJMG

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 42
    • Ain't Leavin Without You

      Jaheim
    • 52
    • 42
    • 2
      • 52
      • 42
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

K.Gist, E.Laues, M.Brailsford, B.M.Muhammad, J.S.Carter, J.Brookhouse, M.Drummond, S.Glenn, N.Thorp, P.Volpeliere

Producer(s):

KayGee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 43
    • Goin' Thru Changes

      Ledisi
    • 53
    • 43
    • 17
      • 53
      • 43
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

L.A.Young, R.Rideout

Producer(s):

L.Young, R.Rideout

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Verve Forecast/Verve

Gains In Performance

  • 44
    • Best I Ever Had