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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 31, 2011

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 31, 2011

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  • 1
    • Lotus Flower Bomb

      Wale Featuring Miguel
    • 2
    • 1
    • 11
      • 2
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

O.V.Akintimehin, E.Howard, M.J.Pimentel, S.J.Dew, W.Johnson

Producer(s):

J.Howard

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maybach/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 2
    • Ni**as in Paris

      Jay Z Kanye West
    • 1
    • 1
    • 20
      • 1
      • 1
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

Ye, S.C.Carter, C.A.Hollis, Jr., M.G.Dean, Reverend W.A.Donaldson

Producer(s):

Hit-Boy, Ye, M.G.Dean

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum x9
  • 3
    • Party

      Beyonce Featuring Andre 3000
    • 3
    • 2
    • 25
      • 3
      • 2
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

Ye, J.Bhasker, B.G.Knowles Carter, A.Benjamin, D.R.Mills Jr., D.L.Davis, R.M.L.Walters

Producer(s):

B.Knowles Carter, Ye, J.Bhasker

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Parkwood/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • Dance (A$$)

      Big Sean Featuring Nicki Minaj
    • 4
    • 4
    • 22
      • 4
      • 4
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

S.M.Anderson, M.E.Palacios, E.Clark, K.Burrell, R.James, A.Miller, O.T.Maraj-Petty

Producer(s):

Da Internz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G.O.O.D./Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 5
    • Make Me Proud

      Drake Featuring Nicki Minaj
    • 6
    • 5
    • 10
      • 6
      • 5
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, T.M.C.Williams, N.Seetharam, O.T.Maraj-Petty

Producer(s):

T-Minus

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 6
    • She Will

      Lil Wayne Featuring Drake
    • 5
    • 1
    • 19
      • 5
      • 1
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

D.M.Carter, Jr., A.Graham, T.M.C.Williams

Producer(s):

T-Minus

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 7
    • That Way

      Wale Featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross
    • 8
    • 4
    • 28
      • 8
      • 4
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

O.V.Akintimehin, W.L.Roberts II, J.P.Felton, L.A.Lewis

Producer(s):

Lex Luger

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maybach/Warner Bros.

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Headlines

      Drake
    • 7
    • 2
    • 21
      • 7
      • 2
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, M.J.Samuels, N.J.Shebib

Producer(s):

Boi-1da, 40

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 9
    • Can't Get Enough

      J. Cole Featuring Trey Songz
    • 11
    • 9
    • 10
      • 11
      • 9
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

J.Cole, I.S.K.Kouyate, E.B.Soumah, T.A.Neverson, B.J.Kidd

Producer(s):

B.Kidd

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc Nation/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • You The Boss

      Rick Ross Featuring Nicki Minaj
    • 10
    • 10
    • 11
      • 10
      • 10
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

W.L.Roberts II, K.M.Erondu, O.T.Maraj-Petty

Producer(s):

KE On The Track

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Slip-N-Slide/Maybach/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • 5 O'Clock

      T-Pain Featuring Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen
    • 9
    • 9
    • 13
      • 9
      • 9
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

T-Pain, C.J.Thomaz, L.Allen, G.Barlow, H.Donald, G.Kurstin, J.Orange, M.Owen, S.P.Robson

Producer(s):

T-Pain

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Konvict/Nappy Boy/Jive/RCA

  • 12
    • I Do

      Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & Andre 3000
    • 18
    • 12
    • 5
      • 18
      • 12
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.W.Jenkins, J.Banks, S.C.Carter, A.Benjamin, L.Williams III, M.Bennett

Producer(s):

M-16

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CTE/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Stay

      Tyrese
    • 14
    • 13
    • 21
      • 14
      • 13
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

T.Gibson, J.Smith, A.Sledge, C.Lacy, B.Hodge

Producer(s):

B.Hodge

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Voltron Recordz/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Body 2 Body

      Ace Hood Featuring Chris Brown
    • 12
    • 6
    • 23
      • 12
      • 6
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

A.McColister, C.M.Brown, K.Crowe, E.Reyes-Ortiz, K.Cossom

Producer(s):

J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LEAGUE

Imprint/Promotion Label:

We The Best/Def Jam/IDJMG

  • 15
    • Round Of Applause

      Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Drake
    • 16
    • 15
    • 12
      • 16
      • 15
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.Malphurs, L.A.Lewis

Producer(s):

Lex Luger

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Brick Squad Monopoly/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Work Out

      J. Cole
    • 15
    • 10
    • 22
      • 15
      • 10
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

J.Cole, Ye, S.Rainey, M.Ben-Ari, B.A.Kante, John Legend, E.Wolff

Producer(s):

J.L.Cole

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc Nation/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 17
    • Wet The Bed

      Chris Brown Featuring Ludacris
    • 17
    • 6
    • 23
      • 17
      • 6
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

C.M.Brown, D.Baker, K.McCall Jr., A.Streeter, A.Merritt, J.A.Bereal, C.B.Bridges

Producer(s):

Bigg D

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 18
    • Love After War

      Robin Thicke
    • 20
    • 18
    • 11
      • 20
      • 18
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.Thicke, Max

Producer(s):

Thicke, Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Star Trak/Geffen/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Marvin & Chardonnay

      Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash
    • 13
    • 1
    • 25
      • 13
      • 1
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

S.M.Anderson, Ye, A.Wansel, J.L.Johnson, Jr., D.Camper. Jr., M.G.Dean

Producer(s):

Pop Wansel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G.O.O.D./Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 20
    • Fool For You

      Cee Lo Green Featuring Melanie Fiona or Phillip Bailey
    • 19
    • 13
    • 35
      • 19
      • 13
      • 35
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Songwriter(s):

Jack Splash, T.D.Callaway, M.Hallim

Producer(s):

Jack Splash

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Radiculture/Elektra/Atlantic

  • 21
    • Love On Top

      Beyonce
    • 21
    • 21
    • 16
      • 21
      • 21
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

B.G.Knowles Carter, T.Y.Nash, R.S.Taylor

Producer(s):

B.Knowles Carter, R.S.Taylor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Parkwood/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 22
    • Until It's Gone

      Monica
    • 22
    • 22
    • 12
      • 22
      • 22
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

M.A.Elliott, C.R.Lamb, J.Sullivan, A.Randolph, T.R.Bell, L.Epstein, S.Sterling, L.Parker

Producer(s):

M.Elliott, Lamb

Imprint/Promotion Label:

J/RCA

  • 23
    • Stay Together

      Ledisi Featuring Jaheim
    • 25
    • 23
    • 26
      • 25
      • 23
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

L.A.Young, R.Rideout

Producer(s):

R.Rideout, T.Wyman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Verve Forecast/Verve

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Countdown

      Beyonce
    • 42
    • 24
    • 27
      • 42
      • 24
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

T.Y.Nash, R.S.Taylor, B.G.Knowles Carter, E.R.Dean, C.R.Lamb, J.Frost, M.Bivins, N.Morris, W.Morris

Producer(s):

B.Knowles Carter, R.S.Taylor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Parkwood/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 25
    • Life Of The Party

      Charlie Wilson
    • 26
    • 20
    • 33
      • 26
      • 20
      • 33
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Songwriter(s):

G.Pagani, M.Wilson, L.Tolbert, E.Serrano, D.DellaCioppa, W.Serrano, C.K.Wilson

Producer(s):

G.Pagani, C.Wilson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

P Music/Jive/RCA

  • 26
    • Sure Thing

      Miguel
    • 23
    • 1
    • 47
      • 23
      • 1
      • 47
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Pimentel, N.Perez

Producer(s):

Happy Perez

Imprint/Promotion Label:

ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive/RCA

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 27
    • Gotta Have It

      Jay Z Kanye West
    • 41
    • 27
    • 4
      • 41
      • 27
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Ye, S.C.Carter, P.L.Williams, J.Brown, J.Roach, F.Wesley Jr., T.Pinckney

Producer(s):

The Neptunes, Ye

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 28
    • Do It Like You

      Diggy Featuring Jeremih
    • 38
    • 28
    • 7
      • 38
      • 28
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, J.Maultsby, J.P.Felton, A.Wansel, D.Wansel

Producer(s):

Pop Wansel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Yes

      Musiq Soulchild
    • 27
    • 24
    • 36
      • 27
      • 24
      • 36
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Songwriter(s):

H.Ceon, K.Ofstad, C.Kelly

Producer(s):

Element

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 30
    • The Motto

      Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 30
    • 30
    • 7
      • 30
      • 30
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, D.M.Carter, Jr., T.M.C.Williams, A.Ray

Producer(s):

T-Minus

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x6
  • 31
    • So Gone (What My Mind Says)

      Jill Scott Featuring Paul Wall
    • 28
    • 28
    • 18
      • 28
      • 28
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

J.Scott, L.Hutson Jr., J.Mozee, P.Strother, P.Slayton

Producer(s):

J.R.Hutson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blues Babe/Warner Bros.

  • 32
    • Mr. Wrong

      Mary J. Blige Featuring Drake
    • 37
    • 32
    • 7
      • 37
      • 32
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.G.Scheffer, Rico Love, D.Morris, K.Gamble, L.A.Huff, C.Gilbert, A.Graham

Producer(s):

Jim Jonsin, Rico Love

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Matriarch/Geffen/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Drank In My Cup

      Kirko Bangz
    • 40
    • 33
    • 18
      • 40
      • 33
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

K.J.Randle, B.Tillman, R.Gonzalez

Producer(s):

Sound M.O.B.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LMG/Unauthorized/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 34
    • If It's Love

      Kem Featuring Chrisette Michele
    • 33
    • 24
    • 41
      • 33
      • 24
      • 41
  • 35
    • Strip

      Chris Brown Featuring Kevin K-MAC McCall
    • 44
    • 35
    • 8
      • 44
      • 35
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.M.Brown, K.McCall Jr., A.Streeter, J.A.Bereal, C.Whitacre, J.Henderson

Producer(s):

Tha Bizness

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 36
    • 25/8

      Mary J. Blige
    • 35
    • 35
    • 16
      • 35
      • 35
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Blige, C.N.Johnson, E.Hudson

Producer(s):

E.Hudson, M.J.Blige

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Matriarch/Geffen/Interscope

  • 37
    • Only Wanna Give It To You

      Elle Varner Featuring J. Cole
    • 31
    • 20
    • 17
      • 31
      • 20
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

E.Varner, W.O.Felder, A.Wansel, J.Cole, M.Hall, M.L.Williams

Producer(s):

Pop Wansel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MBK/J/RCA