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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 5, 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 December 5, 2009

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  • 1
    • Empire State Of Mind

      Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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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
  • 2
    • Papers

      Usher
    • 2
    • 2
    • 8
      • 2
      • 2
      • 8
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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
    • I Invented Sex

      Trey Songz Featuring Drake
    • 3
    • 3
    • 15
      • 3
      • 3
      • 15
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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

  • 4
    • Bad Habits

      Maxwell
    • 4
    • 4
    • 24
      • 4
      • 4
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

H.David, Musze

Producer(s):

H.David, Musze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Money To Blow

      Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne & Drake
    • 8
    • 5
    • 11
      • 8
      • 5
      • 11
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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
  • 6
    • Forever

      Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
    • 6
    • 2
    • 13
      • 6
      • 2
      • 13
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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
  • 7
    • Pretty Wings

      Maxwell
    • 5
    • 1
    • 30
      • 5
      • 1
      • 30
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Songwriter(s):

H.David, Musze

Producer(s):

H.David, Musze

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Wasted

      Gucci Mane Featuring Plies Or OJ Da Juiceman
    • 7
    • 3
    • 24
      • 7
      • 3
      • 24
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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
  • 9
    • Baby By Me

      50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo
    • 11
    • 9
    • 11
      • 11
      • 9
      • 11
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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

  • 10
    • Regret

      LeToya Featuring Ludacris
    • 9
    • 8
    • 16
      • 9
      • 8
      • 16
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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

  • 11
    • I Can Transform Ya

      Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne & Swizz Beatz
    • 12
    • 11
    • 9
      • 12
      • 11
      • 9
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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
  • 12
    • It Kills Me

      Melanie Fiona
    • 16
    • 12
    • 14
      • 16
      • 12
      • 14
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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

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • God In Me

      Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard
    • 10
    • 5
    • 53
      • 10
      • 5
      • 53
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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

  • 14
    • Say Aah

      Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
    • 14
    • 14
    • 10
      • 14
      • 14
      • 10
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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
  • 15
    • Break Up

      Mario Featuring Gucci Mane & Sean Garrett
    • 13
    • 2
    • 29
      • 13
      • 2
      • 29
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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
  • 16
    • Number One

      R. Kelly Featuring Keri Hilson
    • 15
    • 8
    • 19
      • 15
      • 8
      • 19
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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

  • 17
    • Hard

      Rihanna Featuring Jeezy
    • 20
    • 17
    • 3
      • 20
      • 17
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Tricky, T.Y.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

SRP/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 18
    • Under

      Pleasure P
    • 17
    • 5
    • 22
      • 17
      • 5
      • 22
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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

  • 19
    • Million Dollar Bill

      Whitney Houston
    • 19
    • 19
    • 16
      • 19
      • 19
      • 16
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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

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • I Get It In

      Omarion Featuring Gucci Mane
    • 26
    • 20
    • 11
      • 26
      • 20
      • 11
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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

  • 21
    • Doesn't Mean Anything

      Alicia Keys
    • 18
    • 14
    • 10
      • 18
      • 14
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Alicia Keys, K.Brothers, Jr.

Producer(s):

K.Brothers, Alicia Keys

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/J/RMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 22
    • This Is It

      Michael Jackson Featuring The Jacksons
    • 23
    • 18
    • 7
      • 23
      • 18
      • 7
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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

  • 23
    • Spotlight

      Gucci Mane Featuring Usher
    • 22
    • 22
    • 5
      • 22
      • 22
      • 5
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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.

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • I Look Good

      Chalie Boy
    • 31
    • 24
    • 18
      • 31
      • 24
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

C.Williams

Producer(s):

J.Braye

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dirty 3rd/Jive/Battery

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Ain't Leavin Without You

      Jaheim
    • 28
    • 25
    • 4
      • 28
      • 25
      • 4
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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

  • 26
    • Can't Live Without You

      Charlie Wilson
    • 24
    • 19
    • 27
      • 24
      • 19
      • 27
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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

  • 27
    • Close To You

      BeBe & CeCe Winans
    • 21
    • 21
    • 23
      • 21
      • 21
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

B.Winans

Producer(s):

K.Thomas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

B&C/Malaco

  • 28
    • 5 Star

      Yo Gotti
    • 27
    • 19
    • 27
      • 27
      • 19
      • 27
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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
  • 29
    • Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart

      Alicia Keys
    • 41
    • 29
    • 4
      • 41
      • 29
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

J.Bhasker, Alicia Keys, P.Reynolds

Producer(s):

J.Bhasker

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/J/RMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 30
    • On The Ocean

      K'Jon
    • 32
    • 12
    • 62
      • 32
      • 12
      • 62
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Songwriter(s):

K.Johnson

Producer(s):

K'Jon, Proteus

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Up&Up/Deh Tyme/Republic/UMRG

  • 31
    • Gangsta Luv

      Snoop Dogg Featuring The-Dream
    • 33
    • 31
    • 7
      • 33
      • 31
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Tricky, T.Y.Nash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Doggystyle/Priority/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • What I've Been Waiting For

      Brian McKnight
    • 29
    • 28
    • 13
      • 29
      • 28
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

B.McKnight

Producer(s):

B.McKnight

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Hard Work/eOne

  • 33
    • Successful

      Drake Featuring Trey Songz & Lil Wayne
    • 25
    • 3
    • 24
      • 25
      • 3
      • 24
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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
  • 34
    • I'm Going In

      Drake Featuring Lil Wayne & Young Jeezy