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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 29, 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 29, 2012

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  • 1
    • Diamonds

      Rihanna
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x7
  • 2
    • Thrift Shop

      Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
    • 4
    • 2
    • 11
      • 4
      • 2
      • 11
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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
  • 3
    • Girl On Fire

      Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj
    • 2
    • 2
    • 16
      • 2
      • 2
      • 16
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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

  • 4
    • Swimming Pools (Drank)

      Kendrick Lamar
    • 3
    • 3
    • 19
      • 3
      • 3
      • 19
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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
  • 5
    • Clique

      Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean
    • 5
    • 2
    • 15
      • 5
      • 2
      • 15
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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
  • 6
    • Adorn

      Miguel
    • 6
    • 1
    • 33
      • 6
      • 1
      • 33
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Pimentel

Producer(s):

Miguel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

ByStorm/Black Ice/RCA

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 7
    • F**kin Problems

      A$AP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar
    • 10
    • 7
    • 8
      • 10
      • 7
      • 8
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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

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 8
    • Bandz A Make Her Dance

      Juicy J Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
    • 7
    • 6
    • 24
      • 7
      • 6
      • 24
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 9
    • Thinkin Bout You

      Frank Ocean
    • 8
    • 7
    • 40
      • 8
      • 7
      • 40
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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
    • 9
    • 9
    • 15
      • 9
      • 9
      • 15
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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
    • I'm Different

      2 Chainz
    • 12
    • 11
    • 15
      • 12
      • 11
      • 15
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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
  • 12
    • Pop That

      French Montana Featuring Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne
    • 11
    • 2
    • 27
      • 11
      • 2
      • 27
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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
  • 13
    • Wicked Games

      The Weeknd
    • 15
    • 13
    • 10
      • 15
      • 13
      • 10
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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
  • 14
    • Birthday Song

      2 Chainz Featuring Kanye West
    • 14
    • 10
    • 21
      • 14
      • 10
      • 21
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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
  • 15
    • Remember You

      Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd
    • 20
    • 15
    • 12
      • 20
      • 15
      • 12
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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
  • 16
    • Ball

      T.I. Featuring Lil Wayne
    • 18
    • 11
    • 9
      • 18
      • 11
      • 9
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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
  • 17
    • Mercy

      Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz
    • 16
    • 1
    • 37
      • 16
      • 1
      • 37
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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
  • 18
    • No Lie

      2 Chainz Featuring Drake
    • 17
    • 1
    • 33
      • 17
      • 1
      • 33
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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
  • 19
    • Don't Judge Me

      Chris Brown
    • 21
    • 19
    • 18
      • 21
      • 19
      • 18
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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
  • 20
    • Diced Pineapples

      Rick Ross Featuring Wale & Drake
    • 19
    • 16
    • 19
      • 19
      • 16
      • 19
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 21
    • Poetic Justice

      Kendrick Lamar Featuring Drake
    • 24
    • 18
    • 8
      • 24
      • 18
      • 8
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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
  • 22
    • Love Sosa

      Chief Keef
    • 33
    • 22
    • 4
      • 33
      • 22
      • 4
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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
  • 23
    • Turn On The Lights

      Future
    • 23
    • 2
    • 25
      • 23
      • 2
      • 25
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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
  • 24
    • Celebration

      Game Featuring Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa & Lil Wayne
    • 28
    • 24
    • 13
      • 28
      • 24
      • 13
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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

  • 25
    • Guap

      Big Sean
    • 31
    • 25
    • 7
      • 31
      • 25
      • 7
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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
  • 26
    • Neva End

      Future
    • 29
    • 26
    • 4
      • 29
      • 26
      • 4
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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
  • 27
    • Young & Gettin' It

      Meek Mill Featuring Kirko Bangz
    • 26
    • 25
    • 13
      • 26
      • 25
      • 13
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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.

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Who Booty

      Jonn Hart Featuring IamSU!
    • 32
    • 28
    • 7
      • 32
      • 28
      • 7
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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
  • 29
    • All Gold Everything

      Trinidad James
    • 38
    • 29
    • 3
      • 38
      • 29
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

N.J.Williams

Producer(s):

D.Gallaspy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Think It's A Game/Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 30
    • Love And War

      Tamar Braxton
    • 13
    • 13
    • 2
      • 13
      • 13
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

D.Camper. Jr., L.A.Daniels, M.R.Riddick-Woods, T.Braxton

Producer(s):

D.Camper, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Streamline/Epic

  • 31
    • Representin'

      Ludacris Featuring Kelly Rowland
    • 30
    • 28
    • 11
      • 30
      • 28
      • 11
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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

  • 32
    • My Life

      50 Cent Featuring Eminem & Adam Levine
    • 22
    • 6
    • 3
      • 22
      • 6
      • 3
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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

  • 33
    • Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe

      Kendrick Lamar
    • 35
    • 31
    • 8
      • 35
      • 31
      • 8
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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
  • 34
    • Trust And Believe

      Keyshia Cole
    • 36
    • 34
    • 5
      • 36
      • 34
      • 5
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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

  • 35
    • Let It Go

      Wiz Khalifa Featuring Akon
    • 25
    • 25
    • 2
      • 25
      • 25
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

A.D.B.A.Thiam, C.J.Thomaz, J.Atangana, E.Dan

Producer(s):

Jo A, ID Labs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rostrum/Atlantic

  • 36
    • Same Love

      Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert
    • 40
    • 36
    • 10
      • 40
      • 36
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

B.Haggerty, R.S.Lewis, M.Lambert

Producer(s):

R.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Macklemore/Sub Pop/ADA/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 37
    • Battle Scars

      Lupe Fiasco & Guy Sebastian
    • 41
    • 37
    • 6
      • 41
      • 37
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

W.Jaco, G.Sebastian, D.R.Harris

Producer(s):

Pro J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

1st & 15th/Atlantic