HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = 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 the first time.
The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Empire State Of Mind
Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
Gains in performance
Play
2
Usher Papers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Papers
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Trey Songz Featuring Drake I Invented Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Invented Sex
Trey Songz Featuring Drake
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Maxwell Bad Habits Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Habits
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Maxwell Pretty Wings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pretty Wings
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever
Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman Wasted Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wasted
Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake Money To Blow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Money To Blow
Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
LeToya Featuring Ludacris Regret Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Regret
LeToya Featuring Ludacris
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard God In Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
God In Me
Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
11
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo Baby By Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby By Me
50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
16
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz I Can Transform Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can Transform Ya
Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett Break Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Break Up
Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous Say Aah Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say Aah
Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson Number One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Number One
R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
14
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Melanie Fiona It Kills Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Kills Me
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Pleasure P Under Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
12
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Alicia Keys Doesn't Mean Anything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Doesn't Mean Anything
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Whitney Houston Million Dollar Bill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Million Dollar Bill
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Rihanna Featuring Jeezy Hard Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hard
Rihanna Featuring Jeezy
41
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
21
BeBe & CeCe Winans Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Gucci Mane Featuring Usher Spotlight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spotlight
Gucci Mane Featuring Usher
27
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Michael Jackson Featuring The Jacksons This Is It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is It
Michael Jackson Featuring The Jacksons
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Charlie Wilson Can't Live Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Live Without You
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne Successful Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Successful
Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Omarion Featuring Gucci Mane I Get It In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Get It In
Omarion Featuring Gucci Mane
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Yo Gotti 5 Star Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
5 Star
30
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Jaheim Ain't Leavin Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Leavin Without You
42
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Brian McKnight What I've Been Waiting For Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What I've Been Waiting For
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West Run This Town Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Run This Town
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Chalie Boy I Look Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Look Good
31
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
K'Jon On The Ocean Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On The Ocean
28
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Snoop Dogg Featuring The-Dream Gangsta Luv Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gangsta Luv
Snoop Dogg Featuring The-Dream
36
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Ginuwine Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Chance
34
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Fabolous Featuring Keri Hilson Everything, Everyday, Everywhere Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything, Everyday, Everywhere
Fabolous Featuring Keri Hilson
35
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne & Young Jeezy I'm Going In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Going In
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne & Young Jeezy
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Fabolous Featuring The-Dream Throw It In The Bag Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Throw It In The Bag
Fabolous Featuring The-Dream
26
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Anthony Hamilton The Point Of It All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Point Of It All
37
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica Trust Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Trust
Keyshia Cole Duet With Monica
32
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
40
6 Tre G Fresh Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fresh
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Alicia Keys Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart
55
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Chrisette Michele Blame It On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blame It On Me
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
43
New Boyz Featuring Ray J Tie Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tie Me Down
New Boyz Featuring Ray J
54
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Musiq Soulchild sobeautiful Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
sobeautiful
40
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Young Money Featuring Gucci Mane Steady Mobbin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Steady Mobbin'
Young Money Featuring Gucci Mane
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
47
Raheem DeVaughn Featuring Ludacris Bulletproof Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bulletproof
Raheem DeVaughn Featuring Ludacris
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Ledisi Goin' Thru Changes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goin' Thru Changes
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Beyonce Sweet Dreams Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Dreams
53
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Mario Thinkin' About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinkin' About You
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Nicki Minaj Featuring Lil Wayne I Get Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Get Crazy
Nicki Minaj Featuring Lil Wayne
52
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Ester Dean Featuring Chris Brown Drop It Low Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Drop It Low
Ester Dean Featuring Chris Brown
48
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Clipse Featuring Pharrell I'm Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Good
Clipse Featuring Pharrell
51
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Juvenile Gotta Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Get It
59
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Robin Thicke Sex Therapy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Therapy
61
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
R. Kelly Religious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Religious
62
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Toni Braxton Featuring Trey Songz Yesterday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Yesterday
Toni Braxton Featuring Trey Songz
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
60
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Young Money Featuring Lloyd BedRock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
BedRock
Young Money Featuring Lloyd
81
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Beyonce Featuring Lady Gaga Video Phone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Video Phone
Beyonce Featuring Lady Gaga
57
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Ludacris How Low Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Low
77
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Waka Flocka Flame O Let's Do It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
O Let's Do It
68
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Diddy - Dirty Money Love Come Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Come Down
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Big Bank Black Featuring Kandi Try It Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Try It Out
Big Bank Black Featuring Kandi
70
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
67
R. Kelly Echo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
84
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Timbaland Featuring Drake Say Something Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say Something
Timbaland Featuring Drake
85
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Whitney Houston I Look To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Look To You
69
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
71
T.I. Hell Of A Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hell Of A Life
79
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Lil Boosie Featuring Young Jeezy & Webbie Better Believe It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Believe It
Lil Boosie Featuring Young Jeezy & Webbie
72
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Rihanna Russian Roulette Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Russian Roulette
56
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Raphael Saadiq Staying In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Staying In Love
89
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Hurricane Chris Featuring Mario + Plies Headboard Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headboard
Hurricane Chris Featuring Mario + Plies
78
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Trey Songz Featuring Gucci Mane & Soulja Boy Tell'em LOL :-) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
LOL :-)
Trey Songz Featuring Gucci Mane & Soulja Boy Tell'em
65
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
77
The-Dream Sweat It Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweat It Out
74
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Laura Izibor Don't Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stay
66
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
79
All-4-One My Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Child
86
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Mariah Carey I Want To Know What Love Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Know What Love Is
75
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Roscoe Dash Featuring Soulja Boy Tell'em All The Way Turnt Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Way Turnt Up
Roscoe Dash Featuring Soulja Boy Tell'em
92
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Slim Thug Thug Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
71
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Ne-Yo Never Knew I Needed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Knew I Needed
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
84
DJ Khaled Featuring Usher, Drake, Young Jeezy & Rick Ross Fed Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fed Up
DJ Khaled Featuring Usher, Drake, Young Jeezy & Rick Ross
96
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Keri Hilson Slow Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Dance
90
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Plies Becky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Becky
80
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Mariah Carey H.A.T.E.U. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
H.A.T.E.U.
93
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Angie Stone I Ain't Hearin' U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Ain't Hearin' U
Gains in performance
89
Melanie Fiona Somebody Come Get Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody Come Get Me
58
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Amerie Featuring Trey Songz Pretty Brown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pretty Brown
Amerie Featuring Trey Songz
88
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
91
K'Jon Featuring Lee England Jr. & Augustine Alvarez This Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time
K'Jon Featuring Lee England Jr. & Augustine Alvarez
94
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
Drake November 18th Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
November 18th
82
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
93
N'Dambi Can't Hardly Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Hardly Wait
91
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Ryan Leslie You're Not My Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Not My Girl
-
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
Eric Roberson Borrow You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Borrow You
-
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
DAY26 So Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Good
87
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
97
VYBZ Kartel & Spice Ramping Shop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ramping Shop
VYBZ Kartel & Spice
99
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
Pretty Ricky Say A Command Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say A Command
Gains in performance
99
Young Black Big Boi Stuntin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Boi Stuntin
83
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Jeremih Break Up To Make Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Break Up To Make Up
Gains in performance
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