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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 15, 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 December 15, 2012

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  • 1
    • Diamonds

      Rihanna
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
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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

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x7
  • 2
    • Girl On Fire

      Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj
    • 5
    • 2
    • 14
      • 5
      • 2
      • 14
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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

  • 3
    • Swimming Pools (Drank)

      Kendrick Lamar
    • 4
    • 3
    • 17
      • 4
      • 3
      • 17
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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
  • 4
    • Clique

      Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean
    • 2
    • 2
    • 13
      • 2
      • 2
      • 13
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 5
    • Adorn

      Miguel
    • 3
    • 1
    • 31
      • 3
      • 1
      • 31
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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
  • 6 NEW
  • NEW
    • My Life

      50 Cent Featuring Eminem & Adam Levine
    • -
    • 6
    • 1
      • -
      • 6
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Jackson, Jr., M.B.Mathers III, A.N.Levine, L.D.Griffin Jr., H.Rooney

Producer(s):

S1

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G-Unit/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Thrift Shop

      Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
    • 7
    • 7
    • 9
      • 7
      • 7
      • 9
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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
  • 8
    • Bandz A Make Her Dance

      Juicy J Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
    • 6
    • 6
    • 22
      • 6
      • 6
      • 22
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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
  • 9
    • Thinkin Bout You

      Frank Ocean
    • 8
    • 7
    • 38
      • 8
      • 7
      • 38
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Songwriter(s):

Frank Ocean, R.S.Taylor

Producer(s):

Frank Ocean, R.S.Taylor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • No Worries

      Lil Wayne Featuring Detail
    • 10
    • 10
    • 13
      • 10
      • 10
      • 13
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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
  • 11
    • Pop That

      French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne
    • 9
    • 2
    • 25
      • 9
      • 2
      • 25
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 12
    • F**kin Problems

      A$AP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar
    • 14
    • 12
    • 6
      • 14
      • 12
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.A.Mayers, N.J.Shebib, S.E.Garrett, A.Graham, T.Epps, K.L.Duckworth

Producer(s):

40

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds/RCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 13
    • Birthday Song

      2 Chainz Featuring Kanye West
    • 11
    • 10
    • 19
      • 11
      • 10
      • 19
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 14
    • I'm Different

      2 Chainz
    • 18
    • 14
    • 13
      • 18
      • 14
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

T.Epps, D.I.McFarlane

Producer(s):

Mustard

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Real University/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 15
    • No Lie

      2 Chainz Featuring Drake
    • 12
    • 1
    • 31
      • 12
      • 1
      • 31
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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
  • 16
    • Mercy

      Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
    • 13
    • 1
    • 35
      • 13
      • 1
      • 35
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 17
    • Wicked Games

      The Weeknd
    • 17
    • 17
    • 8
      • 17
      • 17
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

A.Tesfaye, Ilangelo, M.McKinney

Producer(s):

Doc, Illangelo, The Weeknd

Imprint/Promotion Label:

XO/Republic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 18
    • Ball

      T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 20
    • 11
    • 7
      • 20
      • 11
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Harris, Jr., Rico Love, E.Hood, E.Goudy II, D.M.Carter, Jr., O.Hall, P.Price

Producer(s):

Rico Love, Earl And E

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Grand Hustle/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 19
    • Diced Pineapples

      Rick Ross Featuring Wale & Drake
    • 19
    • 16
    • 17
      • 19
      • 16
      • 17
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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
  • 20
    • 2 Reasons

      Trey Songz Featuring T.I.
    • 15
    • 7
    • 26
      • 15
      • 7
      • 26
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 21
    • Turn On The Lights

      Future
    • 16
    • 2
    • 23
      • 16
      • 2
      • 23
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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
  • 22
    • Don't Judge Me

      Chris Brown
    • 21
    • 21
    • 16
      • 21
      • 21
      • 16
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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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 23
    • Remember You

      Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd
    • 28
    • 23
    • 10
      • 28
      • 23
      • 10
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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
  • 24
    • Poetic Justice

      Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake
    • 23
    • 18
    • 6
      • 23
      • 18
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.L.Duckworth, E.Molina, A.Graham, J.S.Harris III, J.Jackson, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

S.Deville

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 25
    • Ice

      Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 24
    • 24
    • 19
      • 24
      • 24
      • 19
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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

  • 26
    • Young & Gettin' It

      Meek Mill Featuring Kirko Bangz
    • 26
    • 25
    • 11
      • 26
      • 25
      • 11
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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
  • 27
    • Celebration

      Game Featuring Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa & Lil Wayne
    • 27
    • 27
    • 11
      • 27
      • 27
      • 11
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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

  • 28
    • Representin'

      Ludacris Featuring Kelly Rowland
    • 32
    • 28
    • 9
      • 32
      • 28
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

C.B.Bridges, J.G.Scheffer, Rico Love, F.Romano, M.J.Mule, I.J.DeBoni

Producer(s):

Jim Jonsin, Rico Love

Imprint/Promotion Label:

DTP/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Neva End

      Future
    • 49
    • 29
    • 2
      • 49
      • 29
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

N.D.Wilburn, M.L.Williams, P.R.Slaughter

Producer(s):

Mike WiLL Made-It

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A-1/Freebandz/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 30
    • Guap

      Big Sean
    • 33
    • 30
    • 5
      • 33
      • 30
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

S.M.Anderson, D.M.Weir II, T.Pittman, A.Izquierdo, D.Camper. Jr., Ye, A.Martin, R.Kinelski, N.Goldstein

Producer(s):

KeY Wane, Young Chop

Imprint/Promotion Label:

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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 31
    • Who Booty

      Jonn Hart Featuring IamSU!
    • 34
    • 31
    • 5
      • 34
      • 31
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.J.GRizzell, S.A.Williams, K.Kharbouch

Producer(s):

Raw Smoov

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cool Kid Cartel/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 32
    • Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe

      Kendrick Lamar
    • 37
    • 31
    • 6
      • 37
      • 31
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.L.Duckworth, M.A.Spears, Braun, Vindahl, L.Lykke, Schmidt

Producer(s):

Sounwave

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 33
    • Love Sosa

      Chief Keef
    • 38
    • 33
    • 2
      • 38
      • 33
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

K.Cozart, T.Pittman

Producer(s):

Young Chop

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Glory Boyz/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 34
    • Trust And Believe

      Keyshia Cole
    • 36
    • 34
    • 3
      • 36
      • 34
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Cole, D.Camper. Jr., J.Wilson, G.Banks

Producer(s):

D.Camper, Jr., G.Banks

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 35 NEW
  • NEW
    • What's Going On

      Nicholas David
    • -
    • 35
    • 1
      • -
      • 35
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

R.Benson, A.Cleveland, M.Gaye

Producer(s):

B.Appleberry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Republic

Gains In Performance

  • 36 NEW
  • NEW
    • Sorry

      T.I. Featuring Andre 3000
    • -
    • 36
    • 1
      • -
      • 36
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Harris, Jr., A.Benjamin, S.Barthe, P.A.Alexander, D.Haynes, A.Johns

Producer(s):

Jazze Pha, Clef, Po Johns

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Grand Hustle/Atlantic

Gains In Performance