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Top R&B Songs of 2001

2000 <-2001-> 2002


  

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1.
03/2001
396

✫1
US


✫1
dance
✫1
R&B


3
UK
[Virgin 97522]
written by Wayne Garfield, Jimmy Jam (as James Harris III), Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis, Mauro Malavasi & David Roman
I'm Real
2.
07/2001
390

✫1
US




2
R&B


4
UK
featuring Ja Rule
mix featuring Ja Rule was credited on the chart from sept 8 forward
[Epic 79639]
written by Martin Denny, LeShan Lewis, Jennifer Lopez, Troy Oliver & Cory Rooney
Ain't It Funny
3.
08/2001
382

✫1
US


8
dance
4
R&B


3
UK
featuring Ja Rule
[Epic album cut]
written by Jennifer Lopez & Cory Rooney
Lady Marmalade
4.
04/2001
368

✫1
US


3
dance
43
R&B


✫1
UK
[MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year 2001]
[Interscope 497066]
written by Bob Crewe & Kenny Nolan
Fallin'
5.
06/2001
362

✫1
US
24
AC


✫1
R&B


3
UK
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 2002]
[J Records 21041]
written by Alicia Keys
U Got It Bad
6.
09/2001

U Got It Bad by Usher

from 8701   8701
344

✫1
US




✫1
R&B


5
UK
[Arista 15036]
written by Bryan-Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri & Usher (as Usher Raymond)
Always on Time
7.
11/2001
338

✫1
US




✫1
R&B


6
UK
featuring Ashanti
[Murder Inc./Def Jam 588795]
written by Ja Rule (as Jeffrey Atkins), Channel 7 (as 7 Aurelius) & Irv Gotti
U Remind Me
8.
06/2001

U Remind Me by Usher

from 8701   8701
338

✫1
US


41
dance
✫1
R&B


3
UK
[Arista 13992]
written by Anita McCloud & Edmund Clement (as Edmund "Butter" Clement)
Bootylicious
9.
05/2001
336

✫1
US


13
dance
2
R&B


2
UK
[Columbia 79622]
written by Beyoncé (as Beyoncé Knowles), Rob Fusari, Falonte Moore, Frank Tai & Stevie Nicks
Family Affair
10.
07/2001
335

✫1
US




✫1
R&B


8
UK
[MCA 155894]
written by Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre (as Andre Young), Bruce Wallenstein, Louis Pierre, Luchana N. Lodge, Camara Kambon, Mike Elizondo (as Michael Elizondo), Melvin Bradford & Asiah Kewis
11.
03/2001
323

2
US


3
dance
6
R&B


✫1
UK
[Columbia 79566]
written by Beyoncé (as Beyoncé Knowles), Anthony Dent & Mathew Knowles
Let Me Blow Ya Mind
12.
04/2001
322

2
US




6
R&B


4
UK
featuring Gwen Stefani
[Ruff Ryders 497562]
written by Mike Elizondo, Eve (as Eve Jeffers), Stevie J (as Steven Jordan), Scott Storch & Dr. Dre (as Andre Young)
Stutter
13.
01/2001
315

✫1
US




✫1
R&B


7
UK
featuring Mystikal
[Jive 42870]
written by Ernest Dixon (as Ernest E. Dixon) & Roy Hamilton (as Roy "Royalty" Hamilton)
Ride Wit Me
14.
02/2001
256

3
US




34
R&B


3
UK
featuring City Spud
[Fo' Reel album cut]
written by Jason "Jay E" Epperson & Nelly
Turn Off the Light
15.
08/2001
250

5
US


✫1
dance
52
R&B


4
UK
[DreamWorks 459093]
written by Nelly Furtado
Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!)
16.
04/2001
247

2
US




6
R&B


12
UK
[Arista 13974]
written by Dallas Austin
Loverboy
17.
06/2001
243

2
US


45
dance
✫1
R&B


12
UK
featuring Cameo
[Virgin 38791]
written by Mariah Carey, Larry Blackmon & Thomas Jenkins
Where the Party At
18.
06/2001
243

3
US




✫1
R&B


25
UK
featuring Nelly
[So So Def 79626]
written by Brandon Casey, Jermaine Dupri & Nelly
Someone to Call My Lover
19.
06/2001
227

3
US
29
AC
✫1
dance
11
R&B


11
UK
[Virgin 38799]
written by Dewey Bunnell, Jimmy Jam (as James Harris), Janet Jackson & Terry Lewis
Get Ur Freak On
20.
03/2001
224

7
US




3
R&B


4
UK
[Gold Mind 67190]
written by Missy Elliott & Timbaland
What Would You Do?
21.
03/2001
222

8
US




13
R&B


3
UK
[Booga Basement 497489]
written by Snoop Dogg, Robby Pardlo, Ryan Toby, Dr. Dre (as Andre Young) & Brian Bailey
22.
09/2001
214

10
US
23
AC
10
dance
28
R&B


3
UK
[Columbia 79672]
written by Barry Gibb & Robin Gibb
Peaches & Cream
23.
04/2001
208

4
US




2
R&B


32
UK
More Than a Woman
24.
10/2001
191

25
US


11
dance
7
R&B


✫1
UK
[album cut]
written by Timbaland & Static Major (as Steve Garrett)
My Baby
25.
05/2001
190

3
US




✫1
R&B


67
UK
[Soulja 50202]
written by Berry Gordy (as Berry Gordy Jr.), Dennis Lussier, Fonce Mizell (as Alphonso Mizell) & Freddie Perren
26.
07/2001
189

4
US




✫1
R&B




[Epic album cut]
written by Ginuwine (as Elgin Lumpkin) & Troy Oliver
Livin' It Up
27.
09/2001
189

6
US




4
R&B


27
UK
featuring Case
[Murder Inc./Def Jam 588741]
written by Ja Rule (as Jeffrey Atkins), Irv Gotti, Robert Mays & Stevie Wonder
Because I Got High
28.
08/2001
188

13
US




40
R&B
17
alt.
✫1
UK
[novelty]
[from the movie Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back]
[Universal 015310]
written by Afroman (as Joseph "Afroman" Foreman)
Fiesta
29.
03/2001

Fiesta by R. Kelly

from TP-2.Com   TP-2.Com
188

6
US




✫1
R&B


23
UK
featuring Jay-Z and Boo & Gotti
[Jive 42904]
written by R. Kelly
Missing You
30.
01/2001
183

4
US




✫1
R&B




[Def Soul 572839]
written by Tim Kelley & Bob Robinson
A Woman's Worth
31.
10/2001
182

7
US




3
R&B


18
UK
written by Alicia Keys & Erika Rose
You Rock My World
32.
09/2001
180

10
US




13
R&B


2
UK
Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
33.
07/2001
167

8
US




4
R&B


21
UK
[Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam 588701]
written by Jay-Z, Berry Gordy (as part of The Corporation), Freddie Perren (as part of The Corporation), Deke Richards (as part of The Corporation), Fonce Mizell (as part of The Corporation) & Kanye West
Stranger in My House
34.
01/2001
158

10
US


✫1
dance
3
R&B


128
UK
[Elektra 67151]
written by Shep Crawford & Shae Jones
Purple Pills
35.
06/2001
153

19
US




21
R&B


2
UK
written by Mr. Porter (as Denaun Porter), Proof (as DeShaun Holton), Jeff Bass, Eminem (as Marshall Mathers), Swifty McVay (as Ondre Moore), Bizarre (as Rufus Johnson) & Kuniva (as V. Carlisle)
Rock the Boat
36.
08/2001
145

14
US




2
R&B


12
UK
[album cut]
written by Static Major (as Steve Garrett), Eric Seats & Rapture Stewart
The Star Spangled Banner
37.
09/2001
145

6
US




30
R&B




[R]
[live]
[Arista 15054 Arista]
written by Francis Scott Key
No More Drama
38.
09/2001
142

15
US


✫1
dance
16
R&B


9
UK
Ugly
39.
09/2001
136

15
US




6
R&B


7
UK
[Beat Club 497602]
written by Bubba Sparxxx (as W. Mathis), Timbaland (as Tim Mosley) & Missy Elliott
AM to PM
40.
08/2001
132

27
US


13
dance
58
R&B


3
UK
[R]
[rm]
[Def Soul 588775]
written by Christina Milian, Bloodshy (as Christian Karlsson) & Avant (as Pontus Winnberg)
41.
02/2001
130

18
US


11
dance
3
R&B


9
UK
One Minute Man
42.
07/2001
130

15
US




8
R&B


10
UK
featuring Ludacris and Trina
remix featuring Jay-Z
[The Gold Mind/Elektra Album Cut]
written by Ludacris (as Christopher Bridges), Missy Elliott & Timbaland (as Tim Mosley)
I'm a Slave 4 U
43.
10/2001
128

27
US


4
dance
85
R&B


4
UK
[Jive 42967]
written by Pharrell Williams & Chad Hugo
Caramel
44.
09/2001
120

18
US




9
R&B


9
UK
featuring Eve
[Booga Basement 497608]
written by Jerry Duplessis, Robby Pardlo, Ryan Toby & Giscard Xavier
Girls, Girls, Girls
45.
10/2001
117

17
US




4
R&B


11
UK
[Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam 588793]
written by Tom J. Brocker, Jay-Z, Bob Relf (as Robert Nelson Relf) & Just Blaze (as Justin Smith)
Gone
46.
09/2001

Gone by 'N Sync

from Celebrity   Celebrity
115

11
US
27
AC


14
R&B


24
UK
[Jive album cut]
written by Justin Timberlake & Wade Robson
47.
12/2001
109

34
US




31
R&B


4
UK
written by R. Kelly
Rollout (My Business)
48.
11/2001
101

17
US




7
R&B


20
UK
written by Ludacris (as Christopher Bridges) & Timbaland (as Tim Mosley)
What's Going On
49.
10/2001
100

27
US




76
R&B


6
UK

[Columbia 79670]
written by Al Cleveland, Renaldo Benson & Marvin Gaye
Lights, Camera, Action!
50.
10/2001
99

14
US




✫1
R&B




[Universal 156257]
written by Mr. Cheeks (as Terrance Kelly), Bink (as Roosevelt Harrell), Leonard Caston, Anita Poree & Frank Wilson
The Whole World
51.
12/2001
99

19
US




8
R&B


19
UK
featuring Killer Mike & Joi
written by André 3000 (as André Benjamin), Big Boi (as Antwan André Patton), Michael Render & Mr. DJ (as David Sheats)
Superwoman [Pt. II]
52.
03/2001
98

11
US




4
R&B


80
UK
featuring Fabolous

written by Lil' Mo (as Cynthia Loving), Fabolous (as John David Jackson), Duro (as Ken Ifill) & DJ Clue? (as Ernesto Shaw)
Butterflies
53.
11/2001
97

14
US




2
R&B




[Promotional-only release]
[Epic album cut]
written by Marsha Ambrosius & Dre [Andre Harris] (as Andre Harris)
Break Ya Neck
54.
10/2001
96

26
US




10
R&B


11
UK
[J Records 21061]
written by Mike Elizondo, Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, Busta Rhymes (as Trevor Smith), Chad Smith, Scott Storch & A. Young
Until the End of Time
55.
04/2001
96

52
US




21
R&B


4
UK
written by 2Pac (as Tupac Shakur)
Who's That Girl?
56.
02/2001
89

47
US




16
R&B


6
UK
[Ruff Ryders 497488]
written by Swizz Beatz (as Kaseem Dean), Eve (as Eve Jeffers), Salomon Harris & J.J. Jackson
We Thuggin'
57.
10/2001
89

15
US




5
R&B


48
UK
featuring R. Kelly
written by Ronald Bowser, Fat Joe (as Joseph Cartagena) & R. Kelly
Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)
58.
11/2001
88

28
US


7
dance
26
R&B


13
UK
featuring Missy Elliott, P. Diddy & Carly Simon
[Virgin 46171]
written by Jimmy Jam (as James Harris III), Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis & Carly Simon
59.
01/2001
87

23
US




6
R&B


25
UK
charted as Area Codes / Southern Hospitality in UK charts
[Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam South 572749]
written by Ludacris & Pharrell Williams
Music
60.
06/2001

Music by Erick Sermon

from Music   Music
84

22
US




2
R&B


36
UK
featuring Marvin Gaye
[NY.LA/Def Squad 497578]
written by Erick Sermon, Keith Murray, Marvin Gaye & Redman (as Reggie Noble)
I Do!!
61.
06/2001

I Do!! by Toya

from Toya   Toya
83

16
US




25
R&B




[Arista 15075]
written by Antoine Macon (as BAM), Ryan Bowser, Harold Guy & Toya (as Toya Rodriguez)
So Fresh, So Clean
62.
03/2001
82

30
US




10
R&B


16
UK
[LaFace 24537]
written by André 3000 (as André Benjamin) & Big Boi (as Antwan André Patton)
Area Codes
63.
07/2001
80

24
US




10
R&B


25
UK
featuring Nate Dogg
charted as Area Codes / Southern Hospitality in UK charts
[Disturbing Tha Peace/Def Jam 588671]
written by Doug E. Fresh (as Douglas Davis), Keri Hilson, Polow da Don (as Jamal Jones), Slick Rick (as Ricky Walters) & Ludacris (as Christopher Bridges)
Bizounce
64.
03/2001

Bizounce by Olivia

from Olivia   Olivia
79

15
US




4
R&B




[J Records 21026]
written by Doug Allen, Bingo, David Conley (as David "Pic" Conley), Olivia (as Olivia Longott), Quincy Patrick, Juan "Magic" Peters & Joshua Thompson
65.
02/2001
79

24
US




2
R&B




[Def Soul album cut]
written by Carvin Haggins (as Carvin "Ransum" Haggins), Dre [Andre Harris] (as Andre Harris) & Musiq Soulchild (as Taalib Johnson)
Bad Intentions
66.
10/2001
78

106
US




33
R&B


4
UK
featuring Knoc-Turn'al
[Aftermath album cut]
written by Knoc-turn'al
Contagious
67.
07/2001
78

19
US




3
R&B




featuring Ronald Isley aka Mr. Biggs
[DreamWorks album cut]
written by R. Kelly
Bad Boy for Life
68.
07/2001
74

33
US




13
R&B


13
UK
written by Dorsey Wesley, Jamel Fisher, Mark Curry & Black Rob (as Robert Ross)
69.
07/2001
73

17
US




8
R&B




[Slip-N-Slide 85141]
written by Trick Daddy & Rafe VanHoy (as Rafe Van Hoy)
Oochie Wally
70.
03/2001
70

26
US




11
R&B


30
UK
featuring Nas and Bravehearts
[Ill Will 79586]
written by Nas (as Nasir Jones), Wiz (as Michael Epps), Eugene Gray, Jungle (as Jabari Jones) & Lamont Porter
Free
71.
02/2001
66

42
US




52
R&B


11
UK
written by Jimmy Jam, Mýa (as Mýa Harrison), Terry Lewis, Alex Richbourg (as Alexander Richbourg) & Tony Tolbert
72.
09/2001

Lifetime by Maxwell

from Now   Now
66

22
US




5
R&B




[Columbia 79640]
written by Hod David, Stuart Matthewman & Maxwell (as Musze)
73.
01/2001
61







94
R&B


6
UK
written by Mr. Booka-T (as Booker T. Tucker), Hypno (as Chenjerai Kumanyika), Water Water (as Jerel Spruill), Ming Xia (as Irina M. Perez), Rick Dahrouge & Joseph Miles Davis
74.
07/2001
61

26
US




7
R&B


59
UK
[J 21084 J]
written by Warryn Campbell, Harold Lilly & John Smith
75.
04/2001
59

26
US




4
R&B




[J Records 21069]
written by Mike City
Raise Up
76.
08/2001
58

25
US




9
R&B




[Jive 42937]
written by Petey Pablo (as Moses Barrett III) & Timbaland (as Tim Mosley)
77.
10/2001

#1 by Nelly

from Nellyville   Nellyville
58

22
US




20
R&B




[Priority Soundtrack Cut]
written by Nelly (as Cornell Haynes) & Waiel "Wally" Yaghnam
Can't Deny It
78.
07/2001
55

25
US




13
R&B




featuring Nate Dogg
[Desert Storm/Elektra 67231]
written by Fabolous (as John David Jackson)
79.
08/2001

Ante Up by M.O.P.

from Warriorz   Warriorz
55







74
R&B


7
UK
featuring Busta Rhymes
[Loud 1949]
written by Billy Danze (as Eric Murray), Lil' Fame (as Jamal Grinnage) & Darryl Pittman
Wait a Minute
80.
05/2001
55

30
US




8
R&B


54
UK
featuring Lil' Kim
[Atlantic 85066]
written by Chad Hugo, Lil' Kim & Pharrell Williams
Uh Huh
81.
11/2001

Uh Huh by B2K

from B2K   B2K
52

37
US




20
R&B


35
UK
[Epic 79686]
written by Malik Crawford, Lil' Fizz (as Dreux Frederic), Traci Hale, J-Boog (as Jarell Houston), Tab Nkhereanye & Tricky Stewart (as Christopher Stewart)
82.
05/2001
51

59
US




15
R&B


20
UK
featuring Timbaland
[Blackground 38781]
written by Timbaland (as Tim Mosley) & Static Major (as Steve Garrett)
Bouncin' Back (Bumpin' Me Against the Wall)
83.
12/2001
50

37
US




8
R&B


45
UK
written by Mystikal (as Michael Tyler), Chad Hugo & Pharrell Williams
Don't You Forget It
84.
12/2001
49

30
US




10
R&B




[Red Star/Epic 79649]
written by Glenn Lewis & Dre [Andre Harris] (as Andre Harris)
Snoop Dogg (What's My Name Pt.2)
85.
02/2001
49

77
US




25
R&B


13
UK
written by Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus)
86.
10/2001
47

66
US




21
R&B


19
UK
as P. Diddy featuring the Neptunes
[Bad Boy 79408]
Video
87.
03/2001
44

47
US




14
R&B


32
UK
[album cut]
written by India.Arie, Carlos Broady (as Carlos "6 July" Broady) & Shannon Sanders
88.
06/2001
44

52
US




15
R&B


34
UK
[Divine Mill 42381]
written by Eddie Berkeley, Kay Gee (as Kay Gee Gist) & R.L. (as R.L. Huggar)
There She Goes
89.
04/2001
43

31
US




10
R&B




[Arista 13988]
written by Babyface, Chad Hugo & Pharrell Williams
90.
09/2001
43







87
R&B


11
UK
featuring Adam F
written by Adam F (as Adam Fenton), Craig Armstrong, Marius de Vries, Nellee Hooper, Pete Smith & Redman (as Reggie Noble)
91.
11/2001
42

52
US




13
R&B


37
UK
Shit on You
92.
01/2001
42







69
R&B


10
UK
written by Mr. Porter (as Denaun Porter), Proof (as DeShaun Holton), Eminem (as Marshall Mathers), Swifty McVay (as Ondre Moore), Bizarre (as Rufus Johnson) & Kuniva (as V. Carlisle)
Young'n (Holla Back)
93.
12/2001
42

33
US




17
R&B




written by Fabolous (as John David Jackson)
94.
03/2001
42

38
US




7
R&B




[Blackground album cut]
written by Tank (as Durell Babbs)
Feelin' on Yo Booty
95.
08/2001
42

36
US




9
R&B




[Jive 42946]
written by R. Kelly
96.
02/2001
41

58
US




21
R&B


29
UK
written by Jon B
You Gets No Love
97.
10/2001
41

38
US




8
R&B


124
UK
98.
12/2001
41

35
US




15
R&B




[So So Def album cut]
written by Ludacris (as Christopher Bridges), Jermaine Dupri & Kris Parker
99.
02/2001
41

43
US




9
R&B


54
UK
[Hidden Beach album cut]
written by Jill Scott & Dre [Andre Harris] (as Andre Harris)
100.
12/2001
39

68
US




18
R&B


29
UK
[Jive 42995]
written by Johnta Austin, Joel Campbell & Allen Gordon Jr.

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