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Kanye West, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Nelly & Diddy Make Billboard’s All-Time Top Hot 100 Songs List

(AllHipHop News) As part of its celebration of the 55th anniversary of the Hot 100, Billboard magazine complied a list of the top 100 songs in the chart’s history. Each single’s placement on the list is based on performance on the Hot 100 chart. Several mainstream rap and R&B hits made the list.

Kanye West’s ode to female money lovers “Gold Digger” featuring Jamie Foxx came in at 58, Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” from the movie Dangerous Minds reached number 79, Nelly’s duet with Kelly Rowland “Dilemma” landed at the 75 spot, and Puff Daddy’s (aka Diddy) tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. “I’ll Be Missing You” was number 94.

“Family Affair” by Mary J. Blige (89), “The Boy Is Mine” by Monica & Brandy (63), “Let Me Love You” by Mario (53), “No One” by Alicia Keys (48), and “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey (11) were a few of the contemporary R&B hits to make the list.

Usher had two tracks represented – “You Make Me Wanna…” at 100 and “Yeah!” featuring Ludacris and Lil Jon at 13. As did The Black Eye Peas with “Boom Boom Pow” at 51 and “I Got A Feeling” 6.

1990’s group Boyz II Men held down three spots on the list with “End of The Road” (50), “One Sweet Day” with Mariah Carey (34), and “I’ll Make Love To You” (19).

Late iconic singers Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, and Marvin Gaye all had respective classic songs recognized. Jackson’s “Billie Jean” was at 81, Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” was at 49, and Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” was at 37.

The number one spot on Billboard’s list of the all-time Top Hot 100 songs went to “The Twist” by Chubby Checker.

To see the full list visit billboard.com.

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