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Every Monday, Frequency News will take a close look at what is going on with the Urban Mainstream, and Urban Adult radio airplay charts AND the album sales charts from the previous week. We will keep track of what is happening with your favorite music so that you don’t have to!



Week of Aug. 1 – Aug. 5, 2011


Top 3 For Republic Again…Jay-Z & Kanye Surge…DJ Khaled Scores Another Debut

* UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC Records land the top 3 songs yet again this week

* The top 10 songs were identical for a second week, outside of TREY SONGZ and MIGUEL swapping positions at #6 and #7

* WIZ KHALIFA is top 15 with “On My Level,” featuring TOO SHORT up 16*-14*

* JAY-Z & KANYE WEST surge 34*-20* with “Otis,” featuring OTIS REDDING

* MONICA motors 40*-30* with “Anything,” featuring RICK ROSS & LIL KIM

* DJ KHALED enters the chart at 32* with “It Ain’t Over,” featuring MARY J. BLIGE

TOP 20 Urban Airplay Chart

Chart Rank


Song Title

Record Label

1 DJ KHALED I’m On One f/Drake, Rick Ross WTB/Cash Money/Republic
2* LIL WAYNE How To Love Cash Money/Republic
3 KELLY ROWLAND Motivation f/Lil Wayne Republic
4 CHRIS BROWN She Ain’t You Jive/JLG
5 BIG SEAN My Last f/Chris Brown G.O.O.D./Def Jam/IDJMG
6 TREY SONGZ Unusual f/Drake Songbook/Atlantic
7 MIGUEL Sure Thing ByStorm/Jive/JLG
8* NICKI MINAJ Super Bass YM/Cash Money/Republic
9* RIHANNA Man Down Def Jam/IDJMG
10* BEYONCE Best Thing I Never Had Columbia
11* LUPE FIASCO Out Of My Head f/Trey Songz Atlantic
12* MIGUEL Quickie ByStorm/Jive/JLG
13 YOUNG JEEZY Ballin f/Lil Wayne CTE/Def Jam/IDJMG
14* WIZ KHALIFA On My Level f/Too Short Rostrum/Atlantic/RRP
15 FRANK OCEAN Novacane Red Zone/IDJMG
16* DJ DRAMA Oh My f/Fab, Wiz, Roscoe Aphilliates/eOne
17* BIG SEAN Marvin & Chardonnay G.O.O.D./Def Jam/IDJMG
18 LLOYD Cupid Interscope
19* WALE That Way f/Jeremih & Rick Ross MMG/Warner Bros.
20* JAY Z & KANYE WEST Otis f/Otis Redding Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/IDJMG

Abbreviated chart. See for full chart and detailed information.



Jill Scott and Ledisi hang on to their #1 and #2 spots, respectively, on the UAC chart for second week in a row!

Charlie Wilson moves up 2 spots to #5

Chris Brown breaks top 20 with “She ain’t You’ this week!

Ceelo creeping up the charts with his Melanie Fiona featured single, now #17*

Is Johnnie Gil headed for top 10?

TOP 20 Urban ADULT Airplay Chart

Chart     # Artist Song Title Label
1 JILL SCOTT So In Love f/Anthony Hamilton Warner Bros.
2* LEDISI Pieces Of Me Verve Forecast/VMG
3* KIRK FRANKLIN I Smile Gospo Centric/JLG
4* KEM If It’s Love Republic
5* CHARLIE WILSON Life Of The Party Jive/JLG
7* ANTHONY  DAVID 4evermore f/Algebra Purpose Music/eOne
9* KELLY  PRICE Not My Daddy f/Stokley My Block/Malaco
10* R.  KELLY Radio Message Jive/JLG
11* JENNIFER  HUDSON No One Gonna Love You J/RMG
12* JOHNNY  GILL In The Mood Notifi/Fontana
13 MIGUEL Sure Thing ByStorm/Jive/JLG

Collard Greens & Cornbread

15* KELLY  ROWLAND Motivation f/Lil Wayne Republic
16 BRIAN  MCKNIGHT Fall 5.0 Hard Work/eOne
17* CEE LO  GREEN, Fool For You f/Melanie Fiona Elektra/RRP
18* MARSHA AMBROSIUS Late Nights & Early Mornings J/RMG
19 MARY MARY Survive Columbia
20* CHRIS BROWN She Ain’t You Jive/JLG

Abbreviated chart. See for full chart and detailed information.

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