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.
1 Last Week: 1

I Want You Back

Jackson 5

Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
3 Last Week: 3

Ain't It Funky Now (Part 1)

James Brown
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 12
6 Last Week: 6

Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Part Two)

James Brown
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 8
10 Last Week: 5

These Eyes

Jr. Walker & The All Stars

Last Week 5
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 12
13 Last Week: 10

I Love You

Otis Leavill
Last Week 10
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 10
14 Last Week: 16

Lovely Way She Loves

The Moments
Last Week 16
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 10
15 Last Week: 14

Friendship Train

Gladys Knight And The Pips

Last Week 14
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 13
18 Last Week: 11

Is It Because I'm Black

Syl Johnson
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 14
24 Last Week: 32

Moon Walk Part 1

Joe Simon
Last Week 32
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 13
25 Last Week: 25

Baby Boy

Fred Hughes
Last Week 25
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 8
27 Last Week: 27

(Gotta Find) A Brand New Lover-Part 1

The Sweet Inspirations
Last Week 27
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 9
28 Last Week: 36

How Can I Forget

Marvin Gaye
Last Week 36
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 2
29 Last Week: 33

How Can I Tell My Mom & Dad

The Lovelites
Last Week 33
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 15
33 Last Week: --

You Are My Sunshine

Dyke And The Blazers

Last Week --
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 6
35 Last Week: 35

Dig The Way I Feel

Mary Wells
Last Week 35
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 6
36 Last Week: --

If You've Got A Heart

Bobby Bland
Last Week --
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 10
37 Last Week: 37

The Ghetto-Part 1

Donny Hathaway
Last Week 37
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 11
38 Last Week: --

Got To See If I Can't Get Mommy (To Come Back Home)

Jerry Butler
Last Week --
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 7
39 Last Week: 39

The Gangs Back Again

Kool & The Gang
Last Week 39
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 2
40 Last Week: --

Wherever You Leadeth Me

The Impressions
Last Week --
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 4
41 Last Week: 41

It's Gonna Take A Lot To Bring Me Back

The Manhattans
Last Week 41
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 5
42 Last Week: 42

Don't Think That I'm A Violent Guy

Garland Green
Last Week 42
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 2
43 Last Week: --

If I Lose Your Love

Detroit Emeralds

Last Week --
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 9
45 Last Week: 45

I Can't Take It Like A Man

Ben E. King
Last Week 45
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 2
48 Last Week: --

Stealing Love/When Tomorrow Comes

The Emotions
Last Week --
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 7
49 Last Week: --

Danger, Heartbreak Ahead

Kim Weston
Last Week --
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 2