2016: The Year in Charts

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Radio Airplay 1
Sales Data 2
Streaming Data 3
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 the first time.
2 Last Week: 3

Standing In The Shadows Of Love

Four Tops

Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 12
5 Last Week: 5

Are You Lonely For Me

Freddy Scott
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
12 Last Week: 13

Wack Wack

The Young Holt Trio

Last Week 13
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 9
15 Last Week: 34

Bring It Up

James Brown And The Famous Flames

Last Week 34
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 8
17 Last Week: 16

Hey, Leroy, Your Mama's Callin' You

Jimmy Castor
Last Week 16
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 8
19 Last Week: 19

Back In The Same Old Bag Again

Bobby Bland
Last Week 19
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 9
21 Last Week: 21

I Can't Please You

Jimmy Robins
Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 6
24 Last Week: 25

You Need Confidence

The Van Dykes
Last Week 25
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 5
26 Last Week: 26

I Dig Girls

J.J. Jackson
Last Week 26
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 5
29 Last Week: 29

At The Party

[Champagne]

Last Week 29
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 8
30 Last Week: 31

Karate

The Emperor's

Last Week 31
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 8
31 Last Week: 46

Feel So Bad

Little Milton
Last Week 46
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 15
33 Last Week: 43

Skate Now

Lou Courtney
Last Week 43
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 10
34 Last Week: 41

Crosscut Saw

Albert King
Last Week 41
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 6
36 Last Week: 36

Man Or Mouse

Junior Parker
Last Week 36
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 10
38 Last Week: 35
Last Week 35
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 6
39 Last Week: 40

Take Me For A Little While

Patti LaBelle And The Blue Belles

Last Week 40
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 4
43 Last Week: 44

Sookie Sookie

Roy Thompson
Last Week 44
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 3
46 Last Week: --

I Prefer You

Etta James
Last Week --
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 4
48 Last Week: --

It May Be Winter Outside (But In My Heart It's Spring)

Felice Taylor
Last Week --
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 5
49 Last Week: --

It's A Mean World

B.B. King
Last Week --
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 2