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: 4

Let's Wait Awhile

Janet Jackson
Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 3

You Got It All

The Jets
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 23
3 Last Week: 5

Looking For A New Love

Jody Watley
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 6

Lean On Me

Club Nouveau
Last Week 6
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 1

Slow Down

Loose Ends
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
6 Last Week: 7

Love Is A Dangerous Game

Millie Jackson
Last Week 7
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 10

Hold Me

Sheila E.
Last Week 10
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 2

Have You Ever Loved Somebody

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
9 Last Week: 18
Last Week 18
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 17

How Do You Stop

James Brown
Last Week 17
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 25
Last Week 25
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 12

Living All Alone

Phyllis Hyman
Last Week 12
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 17
13 Last Week: 24

You Better Quit

One Way
Last Week 24
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 22

Come Go With Me

Expose
Last Week 22
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 15

Thinkin' About Ya

Timex Social Club
Last Week 15
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 18
16 Last Week: 19

Jump Into My Life

Stacy Lattisaw
Last Week 19
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 12
18 Last Week: 8
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 18
19 Last Week: 32

Keep Your Eye On Me

Herb Alpert
Last Week 32
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 30

Lowdown So And So

Rainy Davis
Last Week 30
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 20

Respect Yourself

Bruce Willis
Last Week 20
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 11
22 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 22
23 Last Week: 26

Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)

Mel & Kim
Last Week 26
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 13
24 Last Week: 11

Engine No. 9

Midnight Star
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 15
25 Last Week: 33

He Wants My Body

Starpoint
Last Week 33
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 31

Ev'ry Little Bit

Millie Scott
Last Week 31
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 13
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
28 Last Week: 35

Don't Disturb This Groove

The System
Last Week 35
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 27
Last Week 27
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 28
30 Last Week: 37

I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)

Aretha Franklin & George Michael
Last Week 37
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 14
31 Last Week: 34

Save The Best For Me

Bunny Debarge
Last Week 34
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
32 Last Week: 36

Fascination

Levert
Last Week 36
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 21

Candy

Cameo
Last Week 21
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
34 Last Week: 46

I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)

Gregory Abbott
Last Week 46
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 23

Ballerina Girl

Lionel Richie
Last Week 23
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 16
37 Last Week: 48

Mary Goes Round

Ready For The World
Last Week 48
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 38

Take It From Me

Commodores
Last Week 38
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 12
39 Last Week: 45

Old Flames Never Die

Full Force
Last Week 45
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 63

Sign 'O' The Times

Prince
Last Week 63
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 14
  • Biggest gain in airplay
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 51

Just To See Her

Smokey Robinson
Last Week 51
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
42 Last Week: 47

Together

Genobia Jeter And Glenn Jones
Last Week 47
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 52

Thing For You

Isaac Hayes
Last Week 52
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 59

It's Tricky

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 59
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 42

Zero In July

Focus
Last Week 42
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 15
46 Last Week: 50

Something About You

Vesta
Last Week 50
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 55

Sexy Girl

Lillo Thomas
Last Week 55
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 49

Sexappeal

Georgio
Last Week 49
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 15
50 Last Week: 61

I'd Still Say Yes

Klymaxx
Last Week 61
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance