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: 3

Closer Than Close

Jean Carne
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

Rumors

Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 24
3 Last Week: 2

You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)

Jeffrey Osborne
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 19
4 Last Week: 7

Do You Get Enough Love

Shirley Jones
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 11

Sweet Love

Anita Baker
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 6

Sweet And Sexy Thing

Rick James
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
7 Last Week: 14

Give Me The Reason

Luther Vandross
Last Week 14
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 8

Givin' It (To You)

Skyy
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 17
9 Last Week: 13

Burnin' Love

ConFunkShun
Last Week 13
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 18

Love The One I'm With (A Lotta Love)

Melba Moore & Kashif
Last Week 18
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 9

Breathless

Mtume
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 16
12 Last Week: 16

Mine All Mine

Ca$hflow
Last Week 16
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 5

My Adidas

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 5
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 16
14 Last Week: 17

Rising Desire

Stephanie Mills
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 14
15 Last Week: 4

Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)

El DeBarge
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
16 Last Week: 26

Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent

Gwen Guthrie
Last Week 26
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 12

There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)

Billy Ocean
Last Week 12
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
18 Last Week: 20

Artificial Heart

Cherrelle
Last Week 20
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 15
19 Last Week: 10

With You All The Way

New Edition
Last Week 10
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 15
20 Last Week: 27

Land Of La-La

Stevie Wonder
Last Week 27
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 39

Love Zone

Billy Ocean
Last Week 39
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
  • Biggest gain in airplay
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 35

Oh, People

Patti LaBelle
Last Week 35
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 31
Last Week 31
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 15
Last Week 15
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
25 Last Week: 33

Temporary Love Thing

Full Force
Last Week 33
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 32

All Cried Out

Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam With Full Force Featuring Paul Anthony & Bow Legged Lou
Last Week 32
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 24

Sweetheart

Rainy Davis
Last Week 24
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 19
28 Last Week: 28

Lips To Find You

Teena Marie
Last Week 28
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 12
29 Last Week: 62

Dancing On The Ceiling

Lionel Richie
Last Week 62
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 14
30 Last Week: 30

(Bang Zoom!) Let's Go Go!/Howie's Teed Off

The Real Roxanne With Hitman Howie Tee
Last Week 30
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 13
31 Last Week: 36
Last Week 36
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
32 Last Week: 19

Headlines

Midnight Star
Last Week 19
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 18
33 Last Week: 40

Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared)

Michael McDonald
Last Week 40
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: 21

You Don't Have To Cry

Rene & Angela
Last Week 21
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 19
35 Last Week: 29

Holding Back the Years

Simply Red
Last Week 29
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 16
36 Last Week: 44

Borrowed Love

The S.O.S. Band
Last Week 44
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 37

Baby Love

Regina
Last Week 37
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 18
38 Last Week: 25

One Step Closer To You

Gavin Christopher
Last Week 25
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 17
39 Last Week: 61

Love Of A Lifetime

Chaka Khan
Last Week 61
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 50

(Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind

Levert
Last Week 50
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 67

One Love

Whodini
Last Week 67
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
42 Last Week: 47

Giving Myself To You

Glenn Jones
Last Week 47
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 49

Hey Good Lookin'

George Clinton
Last Week 49
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 57

Anotherloverholenyohead

Prince And The Revolution
Last Week 57
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 56

Point Of No Return

Nu Shooz
Last Week 56
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 48

Distant Lover

The Controllers
Last Week 48
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 38

On My Own

Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
Last Week 38
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
48 Last Week: 54

Fool's Paradise

Meli'sa Morgan
Last Week 54
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 51

Private Number

The Jets
Last Week 51
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 60

L.O.V.E. M.I.A.

Dazz Band
Last Week 60
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance