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

That's What Friends Are For

Dionne & Friends
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 3
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
3 Last Week: 6

The Sweetest Taboo

Sade
Last Week 6
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 5

Secret Lovers

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 5
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 26
5 Last Week: 7

Do Me Baby

Meli'sa Morgan
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 2

Say You, Say Me

Lionel Richie
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
7 Last Week: 8

Let Me Be The One

Five Star
Last Week 8
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 13

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

Billy Ocean
Last Week 13
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 9

What You Been Missin'

Starpoint
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 18
11 Last Week: 19
Last Week 19
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 15

He'll Never Love You (Like I Do)

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 15
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 14

Do You Really Love Your Baby

The Temptations
Last Week 14
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 15
15 Last Week: 17

I Can't Live Without My Radio

LL Cool J
Last Week 17
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 16

If I Ruled The World

Kurtis Blow
Last Week 16
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 17
17 Last Week: 26

How Will I Know

Whitney Houston
Last Week 26
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 23

Your Smile

Rene & Angela
Last Week 23
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 22

Living In America

James Brown
Last Week 22
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 24

Tender Love

Force M.D.'s
Last Week 24
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 20

Slave To The Rhythm

Grace Jones
Last Week 20
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 16
22 Last Week: 28

Can You Rock It Like This

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 28
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 27
Last Week 27
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 30

The Color Of Success

Morris Day
Last Week 30
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 32

Computer Love

Zapp
Last Week 32
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 11

Don't Say No Tonight

Eugene Wilde
Last Week 11
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
27 Last Week: 12

Colder Are My Nights

The Isley Brothers
Last Week 12
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 17
28 Last Week: 36
Last Week 36
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 29

The Heart Is Not So Smart

El DeBarge With DeBarge
Last Week 29
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 14
30 Last Week: 31

I Need You

Maurice White
Last Week 31
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 15
32 Last Week: 21

Alice, I Want You Just For Me

Full Force
Last Week 21
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 18
33 Last Week: 18

Count Me Out

New Edition
Last Week 18
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
34 Last Week: 33

A Love Bizarre

Sheila E.
Last Week 33
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 21
35 Last Week: 37

High Fashion

The Family
Last Week 37
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 12
37 Last Week: 45

No Frills Love

Jennifer Holliday
Last Week 45
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 57

Saturday Love

Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal
Last Week 57
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
39 Last Week: 42

Fairytale Lover

UTFO
Last Week 42
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 44

Do You Love Me

Durell Coleman
Last Week 44
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 53

Insatiable Woman

Isley, Jasper, Isley
Last Week 53
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
42 Last Week: 35

I Like The Way You Dance

9.9
Last Week 35
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 14
44 Last Week: 43

Can You Feel The Beat

Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force
Last Week 43
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 26
45 Last Week: 51

Funky Little Beat

Connie
Last Week 51
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 58

Hold On To Your Love

Smokey Robinson
Last Week 58
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 52

I'd Rather Be By Myself

Ebo
Last Week 52
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 54

Nightmares

Dana Dane
Last Week 54
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 47

Party All The Time

Eddie Murphy
Last Week 47
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 23
50 Last Week: 81

What Have You Done For Me Lately

Janet Jackson
Last Week 81
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance