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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 20, 2012

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 20, 2012

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  • 1
    • Diamonds

      Rihanna
    • 66
    • 1
    • 2
      • 66
      • 1
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

S.K.I.Furler, B.J.Levin, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen

Producer(s):

StarGate, benny blanco

Imprint/Promotion Label:

SRP/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x7
  • 2
    • Clique

      Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean
    • 8
    • 2
    • 5
      • 8
      • 2
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

C.A.Hollis, Jr., S.M.Anderson, Ye, S.C.Carter, J.E.Fauntleroy II

Producer(s):

Hit-Boy, Ye

Imprint/Promotion Label:

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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 3
    • Mercy

      Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
    • 13
    • 1
    • 27
      • 13
      • 1
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

Ye, S.Taft, S.M.Anderson, T.L.Thornton, T.Epps, J.Thomas, D.Beagle, W. Riley, R.Williams, A.C.Khan, M.G.Dean, M.Y.Jones

Producer(s):

Lifted

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 4
    • Adorn

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

M.J.Pimentel

Producer(s):

Miguel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

ByStorm/Black Ice/RCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 5
    • No Lie

      2 Chainz Featuring Drake
    • 5
    • 1
    • 23
      • 5
      • 1
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

T.Epps, A.Graham, M.L.Williams, M.Middlebrooks

Producer(s):

Mike WiLL Made-It

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Real University/Def Jam/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 6
    • Pop That

      French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne
    • 2
    • 2
    • 17
      • 2
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

K.Kharbouch, W.L.Roberts II, A.Graham, D.M.Carter, Jr., A.L.Norris, L.R.Campbell, H.W.Casey, R.Finch

Producer(s):

LEE ON THE BEATS

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Coke Boys/Bad Boy/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 7
    • Girl On Fire

      Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj
    • 18
    • 7
    • 6
      • 18
      • 7
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Alicia Keys, J.Bhasker, S.Remi Gibbs, O.T.Maraj-Petty, W.Squier

Producer(s):

Alicia Keys, J.Bhasker, S.Remi

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • 2 Reasons

      Trey Songz Featuring T.I.
    • 32
    • 8
    • 18
      • 32
      • 8
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Neverson, T.Taylor, N.McDowell, C.J.Harris, Jr., M.Timothee, K.Stewart

Producer(s):

T.Taylor, Bridge

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 9
    • Thinkin Bout You

      Frank Ocean
    • 16
    • 9
    • 30
      • 16
      • 9
      • 30
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Songwriter(s):

Frank Ocean, R.S.Taylor

Producer(s):

Frank Ocean, R.S.Taylor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • Birthday Song

      2 Chainz Featuring Kanye West
    • 11
    • 10
    • 11
      • 11
      • 10
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

T.Epps, Ye, S.C.Uwaezuoke, B.Whitfield, S.Taft, M.G.Dean

Producer(s):

Sonny Digital, Ye, B Wheezy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Real University/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 11
    • Turn On The Lights

      Future
    • 4
    • 2
    • 15
      • 4
      • 2
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

N.D.Wilburn, M.L.Williams, M.Middlebrooks

Producer(s):

Mike WiLL Made-It

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A-1/Freebandz/Epic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 12
    • Bandz A Make Her Dance

      Juicy J Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
    • 9
    • 9
    • 14
      • 9
      • 9
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

M.L.Williams, J.M.Houston, D.M.Carter, Jr., T.Epps, J.Garner

Producer(s):

Mike WiLL Made-It, J-Bo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Kemosabe/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • Heart Attack

      Trey Songz
    • 14
    • 3
    • 29
      • 14
      • 3
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

B.J.Levin, Rico Love, T.A.Neverson

Producer(s):

benny blanco, Rico Love

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 14
    • Swimming Pools (Drank)

      Kendrick Lamar
    • 31
    • 14
    • 9
      • 31
      • 14
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.L.Duckworth, T.M.C.Williams, N.Seetharam

Producer(s):

T-Minus

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 15
    • Work Hard, Play Hard

      Wiz Khalifa
    • 41
    • 13
    • 25
      • 41
      • 13
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Thomaz, B.J.Levin, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen

Producer(s):

StarGate, benny blanco

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rostrum/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 16
    • Put It Down

      Brandy Featuring Chris Brown
    • 3
    • 3
    • 19
      • 3
      • 3
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

S.L.Crawford, Sean Garrett, D.A.Abernathy, Jr., C.M.Brown

Producer(s):

Mr. Bangledesh, Sean Garrett

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chameleon/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 17 NEW
  • NEW
    • Just What I Am

      Kid Cudi Featuring King Chip
    • -
    • 17
    • 1
      • -
      • 17
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

S.R.S.Mescudi, C.Worth

Producer(s):

Kid Cudi

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wicked Awesome/G.O.O.D./Republic

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 18
    • Lemme See

      Usher Featuring Rick Ross
    • 12
    • 2
    • 24
      • 12
      • 2
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

J.G.Scheffer, D.Morris, N.Marzouca, U.Raymond IV, E.Bellinger, L.Knighten, W.L.Roberts II

Producer(s):

Jim Jonsin, Mr. Morris

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

  • 19
    • No Worries

      Lil Wayne Featuring Detail
    • 28
    • 19
    • 5
      • 28
      • 19
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.M.Carter, Jr., N.C.Fisher, B.Williams, J.A.Preyan, R.R.Diaz

Producer(s):

Detail

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 20
    • Cashin' Out

      Ca$h Out
    • 37
    • 2
    • 38
      • 37
      • 2
      • 38
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Songwriter(s):

J.M.H.Gibson

Producer(s):

DJ Spinz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bases Loaded/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 21
    • Dance For You

      Beyonce
    • 7
    • 7
    • 29
      • 7
      • 7
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

T.Nash, C.A.Stewart, B.G.Knowles Carter

Producer(s):

B.Knowles Carter, T.Nash, Tricky

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Parkwood/Columbia

  • 22
    • Amen

      Meek Mill Featuring Drake
    • 22
    • 5
    • 20
      • 22
      • 5
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

R.R.Williams, J.P.Felton, A.Graham, D.M.Weir II, L.Abrams, M.H.McDonald

Producer(s):

KeY Wane, Jahlil Beats

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maybach/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • Dive In

      Trey Songz
    • 6
    • 5
    • 13
      • 6
      • 5
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Neverson, T.Taylor, N.McDowell, J.Garrison

Producer(s):

T.Taylor, J.Garrison

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Songbook/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • My Moment

      DJ Drama Featuring 2 Chainz, Meek Mill & Jeremih
    • 40
    • 24
    • 13
      • 40
      • 24
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

T.Epps, R.R.Williams, J.P.Felton, T.M.C.Williams

Producer(s):

T-Minus

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Aphilliates/eOne

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Enough Of No Love

      Keyshia Cole Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 10
    • 7
    • 14
      • 10
      • 7
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

H.D.Samuels, S.Fenton, K.M.Cole, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

H-Money

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Interscope

  • 26
    • Diced Pineapples

      Rick Ross Featuring Wale & Drake
    • 25
    • 25
    • 9
      • 25
      • 25
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

W.L.Roberts II, C.E.McCormick, O.V.Akintimehin, A.Graham

Producer(s):

Cardiak

Imprint/Promotion Label:

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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 27 NEW
  • NEW
    • Thrift Shop

      Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
    • -
    • 27
    • 1
      • -
      • 27
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

B.Haggerty, R.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

R.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Macklemore/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Diamond
  • 28
    • Remember You

      Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd
    • 97
    • 28
    • 2
      • 97
      • 28
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Thomaz, A.Tesfaye, Ilangelo, A.Balshe, J.Douglass, E.Lumpkin

Producer(s):

Illangelo, Dpat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rostrum/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 29
    • Celebration

      Game Featuring Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa & Lil Wayne
    • 81
    • 29
    • 3
      • 81
      • 29
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.Taylor, C.M.Brown, M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, D.M.Carter, Jr., C.J.Thomaz, J.King, S.Saint-Jean

Producer(s):

Sap

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rezervoir/DGC/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Ice

      Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 27
    • 26
    • 11
      • 27
      • 26
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Sean Garrett, N.C.Fisher, K.T.Rowland, D.M.Carter, Jr.

Producer(s):

Sean Garrett, Detail

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Republic

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Don't Judge Me

      Chris Brown
    • 43
    • 31
    • 8
      • 43
      • 31
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.M.Brown, N.T.Atweh, A.D.Messinger, M.Pellizzer

Producer(s):

The Messengers

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Biggest gain in digital sales

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 32
    • Young & Gettin' It

      Meek Mill Featuring Kirko Bangz
    • 61
    • 32
    • 3
      • 61
      • 32
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

R.R.Williams, O.J.Tucker, K.J.Randle, V.Robinson

Producer(s):

Jahlil Beats

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maybach/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 33
    • Lately

      Anita Baker
    • 15
    • 15
    • 10
      • 15
      • 15
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

T.Gibson, D.Allen

Producer(s):

H.Mason, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blue Note/Capitol

  • 34
    • Feelin' Single

      R. Kelly
    • 23
    • 15
    • 20
      • 23
      • 15
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

R.S.Kelly, D.Mays, S.Scarborough, W.Withers, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Kelly, Big Mackk

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

  • 35 NEW
  • NEW
    • To The World

      Kanye West, R. Kelly
    • -
    • 35
    • 1
      • -
      • 35
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Ye, R.S.Kelly, W.Felder, C.Smith, M.Y.Jones

Producer(s):

Pop Wansel, The Starr Island Group, Oakwud, Ye

Imprint/Promotion Label:

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

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Do My Dance

      Tyga Featuring 2 Chainz
    • 82
    • 36
    • 3
      • 82
      • 36
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, T.Epps, d.a. got that dope

Producer(s):

d.a. got that dope

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

Gains In Performance