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: 2

A Little Bit More

Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson)
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

Shake You Down

Gregory Abbott
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 27
3 Last Week: 5
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 7
Last Week 7
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 8

Nail It To The Wall

Stacy Lattisaw
Last Week 8
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 4

Word Up

Cameo
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 24
7 Last Week: 12

Crazay

Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone)
Last Week 12
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 10
Last Week 10
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 15
9 Last Week: 15

Love Will Conquer All

Lionel Richie
Last Week 15
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 3

Typical Male

Tina Turner
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
11 Last Week: 17

Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!

Millie Jackson
Last Week 17
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 13

Crack Killed Applejack

General Kane
Last Week 13
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 6

I'm For Real

Howard Hewett
Last Week 6
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
14 Last Week: 19

Don't Think About It

One Way
Last Week 19
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 14

Old Friend

Phyllis Hyman
Last Week 14
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 16
16 Last Week: 9
Last Week 9
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 20
17 Last Week: 25

Goin' To The Bank

Commodores
Last Week 25
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 11

Can't Wait Another Minute

Five Star
Last Week 11
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 18
19 Last Week: 24

Talk To Me

Chico DeBarge
Last Week 24
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 23

Jumpin' Jack Flash

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 23
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 11
24 Last Week: 21

Flame Of Love

Jean Carne
Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 12
25 Last Week: 30

Kiss Away The Pain

Patti LaBelle
Last Week 30
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 37
Last Week 37
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 36

I'm Chillin'

Kurtis Blow
Last Week 36
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 39

Caught Up In The Rapture

Anita Baker
Last Week 39
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 20

When I Think Of You

Janet Jackson
Last Week 20
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 16
31 Last Week: 29

Room With A View

Jeffrey Osborne
Last Week 29
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 9
32 Last Week: 42

Let's Go Out Tonight

Levert
Last Week 42
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 44

Unfaithful So Much

Full Force
Last Week 44
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: 49

Ike's Rap/Hey Girl

Isaac Hayes
Last Week 49
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 38
Last Week 38
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 12
36 Last Week: 40

Last Night I Needed Somebody

Shirley Jones
Last Week 40
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 13
37 Last Week: 61

You Be Illin'

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 61
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 54

Girlfriend

Bobby Brown
Last Week 54
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
39 Last Week: 43

P.O.P. (Pursuits Of Pleasure) Generation

Mtume
Last Week 43
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 9
40 Last Week: 66
Last Week 66
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 18
  • Biggest gain in airplay
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 32

No How, No Way

Rene & Angela
Last Week 32
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 10
42 Last Week: 50

Facts Of Love

Jeff Lorber & Karyn White
Last Week 50
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 57

Love Is Forever

Billy Ocean
Last Week 57
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 48

Good Combination

Peabo Bryson
Last Week 48
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 12
45 Last Week: 53

Even When You Sleep

The S.O.S. Band
Last Week 53
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 35

The Midas Touch

Midnight Star
Last Week 35
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 18
47 Last Week: 28

Count Your Blessings

Ashford & Simpson
Last Week 28
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 17
48 Last Week: 55

Once Bitten Twice Shy

Vesta
Last Week 55
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 33

Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II")

New Edition
Last Week 33
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
50 Last Week: 56

Tight Fit

Chaka Khan
Last Week 56
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance