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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 20, 2016

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

This week’s most popular R&B/Hip-Hop songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music. Songs are defined as current if they are newly-released titles, or songs receiving widespread airplay and/or sales activity for […]

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 20, 2016

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  • 1
    • One Dance

      Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
    • 1
    • 1
    • 18
      • 1
      • 1
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, P. Jefferies, N.J.Shebib, A.I.Balogun, K.R.Smith

Producer(s):

Nineteen85, WizKid, 40

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x8
  • 2
    • Needed Me

      Rihanna
    • 2
    • 2
    • 27
      • 2
      • 2
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

D.I.McFarlane, R.Fenty, N.Audino, L.Hughes, K.Rohaim, T.W.T.Rangitenpia Warbrick, A.Feeny, B.E.Hazard, C.Hinshaw Jr., D.Rachel

Producer(s):

Mustard

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Westbury Road/Roc Nation

RIAA Certification: Platinum x7
  • 3
    • Panda

      Desiigner
    • 3
    • 1
    • 24
      • 3
      • 1
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

S.R.Selby, III, A.Khan

Producer(s):

Menace

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G.O.O.D./Def Jam

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 4
    • For Free

      DJ Khaled Featuring Drake
    • 5
    • 4
    • 9
      • 5
      • 4
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, K.M.Khaled, P. Jefferies, J.Ullman, A.Adams, F.Malave, K.D.Grant, K.L.Brooks, L.Jefferson, C.David, J.Phillips, T.A.Shaw, J.H.Smith

Producer(s):

Nineteen85, Majid Jordan

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic/We The Best/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 5
    • Don't Mind

      Kent Jones
    • 4
    • 3
    • 15
      • 4
      • 3
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

D.K.Jones, M.A.Valenzano, K.M.Khaled, A.C.Lyons, G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas, B.White

Producer(s):

K.Jones

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epidemic/We The Best/Epic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 6
    • Too Good

      Drake Featuring Rihanna
    • 7
    • 6
    • 14
      • 7
      • 6
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, R.Fenty, P. Jefferies, M.Bidaye, D.Chin-Quee, A.Martin, A.H.Sutherland, A.Hershey

Producer(s):

Nineteen85

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 7
    • Controlla

      Drake
    • 6
    • 5
    • 14
      • 6
      • 5
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, M.J.Samuels, D.Chin-Quee, A.Ritter, S.McGregor, Aquaman, M.Davis, D.Dennis, G.Jackson, P.Roberts, A.Thomas

Producer(s):

Boi-1da, D.Chin-Quee, A.Ritter

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 8
    • Broccoli

      D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
    • 9
    • 8
    • 8
      • 9
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

S.M.Massenburg-Smith, Lil Yachty

Producer(s):

JGramm, K.R.Brutus, R.Chahayed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

#1EpicCheck/W.A.V.E. Recordings/EMPIRE

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x7
  • 9
    • I Got The Keys

      DJ Khaled Featuring Jay Z & Future
    • 10
    • 9
    • 6
      • 10
      • 9
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Khaled, J.H.Luellen, J.B.Dutton, R.Mandell, N.D.Wilburn, S.C.Carter

Producer(s):

J.Luellen, DJ Khaled, Jake One, G Koop

Imprint/Promotion Label:

We The Best/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 10
    • Work

      Rihanna Featuring Drake
    • 8
    • 1
    • 28
      • 8
      • 1
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

J.A.Brathwaite, M.J.Samuels, A.Ritter, R.Thomas, Jr., A.Graham, R.Fenty, M.S.Moir

Producer(s):

Boi-1da

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Westbury Road/Roc Nation

RIAA Certification: Platinum x8
  • 11
    • Low Life

      Future Featuring The Weeknd
    • 12
    • 6
    • 26
      • 12
      • 6
      • 26
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Songwriter(s):

N.D.Wilburn, A.Tesfaye, B.Diehl, M.McKinney, J.Quenneville

Producer(s):

Ben Billion$, DaHeala, The Weeknd, Metro Boomin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A-1/Freebandz/Epic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x7
  • 12
    • No Shopping

      French Montana Featuring Drake
    • 27
    • 12
    • 3
      • 27
      • 12
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

S.L.Lindstrom, T.Gomringer, K.Gomringer, K.Kharbouch, A.Graham

Producer(s):

Murda Beatz, Cubeatz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Coke Boys/Bad Boy/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • Tiimmy Turner

      Desiigner
    • 14
    • 13
    • 2
      • 14
      • 13
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

S.R.Selby, III, M.G.Dean

Producer(s):

M.G.Dean, Desiigner

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G.O.O.D./Def Jam

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 14
    • Sucker For Pain

      Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons With Logic & Ty Dolla $ign Feat. X Ambassadors
    • 20
    • 14
    • 3
      • 20
      • 14
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

A.Grant, D.M.Carter, Jr., C.J.Thomaz, D.W.Sermon, D.Reynolds, B.McKee, D.Platzman, Sir R.B.Hall II, T.W.Griffin Jr, S.N.Harris

Producer(s):

Alex Da Kid

Imprint/Promotion Label:

DC/Atlas/WaterTower/Atlantic

Biggest gain in digital sales

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 15
    • Sorry

      Beyonce
    • 11
    • 4
    • 15
      • 11
      • 4
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

D.Gordon, S.R.Rhoden, B.G.Knowles Carter, C.A.Hollis, Jr.

Producer(s):

Melo-X, B.Knowles Carter, Wynter Gordon, Hit-Boy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Parkwood/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 16
    • Luv

      Tory Lanez
    • 17
    • 16
    • 6
      • 17
      • 16
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.A.Hoiberg, B.J.Levin, D.Peterson, A.S.A.Kelly, W.B.J.Passley, M.A.Wolfe, S.M.Marsden

Producer(s):

Cashmere Cat, benny blanco

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mad Love/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 17
    • Wicked

      Future
    • 15
    • 13
    • 16
      • 15
      • 13
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

N.D.Wilburn, L.T.Wayne, J.H.Luellen, D.Ozcan

Producer(s):

J.Luellen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A-1/Freebandz/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 18
    • THat Part

      ScHoolboy Q Featuring Kanye West
    • 13
    • 13
    • 10
      • 13
      • 13
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Q.M.Hanley, R.LaTour, D.Jackson, K.Gomringer, T.Gomringer, M.A.Spears, Ye

Producer(s):

Cardo On The Beat, Yung Exclusive, Cubeatz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Top Dawg/Interscope

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 19
    • My PYT

      Wale
    • 18
    • 16
    • 11
      • 18
      • 16
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

O.V.Akintimehin, A.Sanon, J.W.Nelson, J.Ingram, Q.Jones III, M.Gaye, D.Ritz, O.Brown, Jr,

Producer(s):

The Dope Boyz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Maybach/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 20
    • No Limit

      Usher Featuring Young Thug
    • 19
    • 18
    • 7
      • 19
      • 18
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

U.Raymond IV, B.A.M., C.Perry, T.Thomas, T.Thomas, K.Thomas, J.L.Williams

Producer(s):

B.Alexander, C.Perry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • All The Way Up

      Fat Joe, Remy Ma & Jay Z Featuring French Montana & Infared
    • 16
    • 9
    • 20
      • 16
      • 9
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

J.A.Cartegena, R.K.Mackie Smith, S.Green, E.Davadi, M.A.Valenzano, A.C.Lyons

Producer(s):

Edclusive

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Terror Squad/RNG/EMPIRE

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 22
    • Money Longer

      Lil Uzi Vert
    • 21
    • 21
    • 9
      • 21
      • 21
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

S.Woods, D.Cannon, J.J.T.Henry

Producer(s):

D.Cannon, Maaly Raw

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Generation Now/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 23
    • Uber Everywhere

      MadeinTYO
    • 22
    • 16
    • 21
      • 22
      • 16
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Davis, K.Hamnqvist

Producer(s):

K Swisha

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Private Club/Commission

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 24
    • Lockjaw

      French Montana Featuring Kodak Black
    • 24
    • 23
    • 7
      • 24
      • 23
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

B.Diehl, K.M.Khaled, B.K.Kapri, K.Kharbouch

Producer(s):

Ben Billion$

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Coke Boys/Bad Boy/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 25
    • Wat U Mean (Aye, Aye, Aye)

      Dae Dae
    • 29
    • 25
    • 8
      • 29
      • 25
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Goolsby, M.Givens, C.Moore

Producer(s):

Mercy, D.E.Perez

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Nitti Beatz/Playmaker/300

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 26
    • Wake Up

      Fetty Wap
    • 25
    • 15
    • 13
      • 25
      • 15
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

W.J.Maxwell II, K.Hicks

Producer(s):

Frenzy Beatz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RGF/300

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 27
    • Pop Style

      Drake Featuring The Throne
    • 26
    • 4
    • 18
      • 26
      • 4
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, R.Thomas, Jr., A.Feeny, M.J.Samuels, Ye, S.C.Carter

Producer(s):

S.Thomas, Frank Dukes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 28
    • Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1

      Kanye West
    • 34
    • 14
    • 18
      • 34
      • 14
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

Ye, S.R.S.Mescudi, R.Rubin, M.G.Dean, N.Goldstein, L.T.Wayne, C.C.Young, A.Ritter, J.C.Potter, S.Z.Griesemer, C.J.Bennett, T.L.Barrett

Producer(s):

Ye, M.G.Dean, R.Rubin, Metro Boomin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G.O.O.D./Def Jam

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 29
    • Holy Key

      DJ Khaled Featuring Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar & Betty Wright
    • 41
    • 29
    • 2
      • 41
      • 29
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

K.M.Khaled, S.M.Anderson, K.L.Duckworth, B.Wright, A.C.Lyons, M.A.Valenzano, E.Davadi, G. Donaggio, V.Pallavicini

Producer(s):

DJ Khaled

Imprint/Promotion Label:

We The Best/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Famous

      Kanye West
    • 23
    • 13
    • 19
      • 23
      • 13
      • 19
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Songwriter(s):

Ye, C.C.Young, K.Muchita, N.Goldstein, A.Dawson, M.G.Dean, C.J.Bennett, K.Dean, E.Brown, R.Birchard, P.Reynolds, J.Webb, W. Riley, L.E.Bacalov, E.Vita, S.Bardotti, G.Scalamogna

Producer(s):

Ye, Havoc, N.Goldstein, Charlie Heat, A.Dawson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

G.O.O.D./Def Jam

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 31
    • You Was Right

      Lil Uzi Vert
    • 33
    • 27
    • 8
      • 33
      • 27
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

S.Woods, L.T.Wayne

Producer(s):

Metro Boomin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Generation Now/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 32
    • Why You Always Hatin?

      YG Featuring Drake & Kamaiyah
    • 32
    • 25
    • 10
      • 32
      • 25
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

K.D.R.Jackson, C.E.Thomas, K.Johnson, A.Graham, A.Moon, T.W.Tyrone

Producer(s):

CT Beats

Imprint/Promotion Label:

4Hunnid/CTE/Def Jam

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 33
    • Chill Bill

      Rob $tone Featuring J. Davi$ & Spooks
    • 39
    • 33
    • 2
      • 39
      • 33
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

J.Robinson, J.Davis, A.Carrillo, B.Herrmann

Producer(s):

Purpdogg

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 34
    • No Problem

      Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
    • 35
    • 29
    • 12
      • 35
      • 29
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Bennett, T.Epps, D.M.Carter, Jr., Ian Jackson, C.R.Szymanski, C.Osteen

Producer(s):

I.Jackson, Brasstracks

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chance The Rapper

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Come And See Me

      PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake
    • 36
    • 33
    • 10
      • 36
      • 33
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

J.A.Brathwaite, A.Graham, N.J.Shebib

Producer(s):

40

Imprint/Promotion Label:

OVO Sound/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 36
    • Pick Up The Phone

      Young Thug And Travis Scott Featuring Quavo
    • 46
    • 36
    • 6
      • 46
      • 36
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Travis Scott, A.Feeny, A.Hernandez, J.L.Williams, Q.K.Marshall, B.T.Hazzard, A.Ritter, M.G.Dean

Producer(s):

Vinylz, Frank Dukes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

300/Atlantic/Grand Hustle/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 37
    • 1 Night

      Lil Yachty
    • 30
    • 30
    • 7
      • 30
      • 30
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

P.Moise, Lil Yachty

Producer(s):

Burberry Perry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Lil Boat Sailing Team/Quality Control/Motown/Capitol

  • 38
    • Sex With Me

      Rihanna
    • 38
    • 32
    • 17
      • 38
      • 32
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

J.A.Brathwaite, M.J.Samuels, A.Feeny, A.Hernandez, C.Hansen, R.Fenty

Producer(s):

Boi-1da, Frank Dukes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Westbury Road/Roc Nation

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 39
    • Back On Road

      Gucci Mane & Drake
    • 28
    • 28
    • 2
      • 28
      • 28
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

R.D.Davis, A.Graham, S.L.Lindstrom, M.J.Samuels

Producer(s):

Murda Beatz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Guwop/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 40
    • Wishing

      DJ Drama Featuring Chris Brown, Skeme & Lyquin
    • 40
    • 40
    • 3
      • 40
      • 40
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

T.Simmons, C.M.Brown, L.Kimble, B.Murray, D.McAllister, J.Joseph, L.Morrison

Producer(s):

J Nat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Generation Now/eOne

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 41
    • Childs Play

      Drake
    • 37
    • 20
    • 14
      • 37
      • 20
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, N.J.Shebib, L.T.Wayne, M.Morales, D.Robinson, D.Wimbley

Producer(s):

40

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 42
    • Still Here

      Drake
    • 43
    • 17
    • 14
      • 43
      • 17
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

A.Graham, D.M.Carter, Jr., N.J.Shebib

Producer(s):

Daxz, 40

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 43