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

Rock Steady

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

Diamonds

Herb Alpert
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 6

Why You Treat Me So Bad

Club Nouveau
Last Week 6
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 9

Why Should I Cry?

Nona Hendryx
Last Week 9
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 7

Never Say Never

Deniece Williams
Last Week 7
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 2

I Don't Want To Lose Your Love

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16
8 Last Week: 11

Still A Thrill

Jody Watley
Last Week 11
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 12

I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)

Whitney Houston
Last Week 12
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 13

I Feel Good All Over

Stephanie Mills
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 5

Happy

Surface
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 22
12 Last Week: 15
Last Week 15
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 22

Smooth Sailin' Tonight

The Isley Brothers
Last Week 22
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 17

I Commit To Love

Howard Hewett
Last Week 17
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 8
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
16 Last Week: 10

Go On Without You

Shirley Murdock
Last Week 10
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
17 Last Week: 20
Last Week 20
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 26

Show Me The Way

Regina Belle
Last Week 26
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 14

Just To See Her

Smokey Robinson
Last Week 14
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 19
20 Last Week: 32

I'm Bad

LL Cool J
Last Week 32
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 28

Want You For My Girlfriend

4 By Four
Last Week 28
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 29

Dirty Looks

Diana Ross
Last Week 29
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 25

Songbird

Kenny G
Last Week 25
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 15
25 Last Week: 33

(If You) Love Me Just A Little

La La
Last Week 33
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 12
26 Last Week: 35

D.Y.B.O.

Starpoint
Last Week 35
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 39

Satisfied

Donna Allen
Last Week 39
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 48

If I Was Your Girlfriend

Prince
Last Week 48
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 12
  • Biggest gain in airplay
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 34

Hey There Lonely Girl

Gerry Woo
Last Week 34
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 40

Don't Blow A Good Thing

Vesta
Last Week 40
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 45

The Pleasure Principle

Janet Jackson
Last Week 45
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
32 Last Week: 41

You Can't Stop The Rain

Loose Ends
Last Week 41
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 16

Back And Forth

Cameo
Last Week 16
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 15
34 Last Week: 23

Baby Let's Kiss

Jesse Johnson
Last Week 23
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 13
35 Last Week: 53
Last Week 53
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 50

I'm In Love

Lillo Thomas
Last Week 50
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 47

Whammy

One Way
Last Week 47
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 24

Are You Man Enough?

Five Star
Last Week 24
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 12
40 Last Week: 56

Rock-A-Lott

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 56
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 43

Let's Get Busy

Teen Dream With Valentino
Last Week 43
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 10
42 Last Week: 55

Thigh Ride

Tawatha
Last Week 55
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 19

It's Been So Long

Melba Moore
Last Week 19
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
44 Last Week: 51

Still Waiting

Rainy Davis
Last Week 51
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 54

Late Night Hour

Kathy Mathis
Last Week 54
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 52

Ain't You Had Enough Love

Phyllis Hyman
Last Week 52
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 57

Falling In Love

Fat Boys
Last Week 57
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 46

Let Yourself Go

Sybil
Last Week 46
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 12
49 Last Week: 37

Relationship

Lakeside
Last Week 37
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 12
50 Last Week: 49

(Something Inside) So Strong

Labi Siffre
Last Week 49
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 10