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

Jam Tonight

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 6

Casanova

Levert
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 4

Jump Start

Natalie Cole
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 8

One Heartbeat

Smokey Robinson
Last Week 8
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 1

The Pleasure Principle

Janet Jackson
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
6 Last Week: 7

I Really Didn't Mean It

Luther Vandross
Last Week 7
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 14
7 Last Week: 9

Tina Cherry

Georgio
Last Week 9
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 18
8 Last Week: 10

Love Is A House

Force M.D.'s
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 14

Let's Talk It Over

Vaneese Thomas
Last Week 14
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 13

If You Were Mine

Cheryl Lynn
Last Week 13
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 13
12 Last Week: 12

Thigh Ride

Tawatha
Last Week 12
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 15
13 Last Week: 17

One Lover At A Time

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 17
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 39

I Just Can't Stop Loving You

Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett
Last Week 39
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 15
Last Week 15
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 2

I'm In Love

Lillo Thomas
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 15
17 Last Week: 18

Nighttime Lover

The System
Last Week 18
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 21

Love Power

Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne
Last Week 21
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 20

I Love You Babe

Babyface
Last Week 20
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 22

Cross My Broken Heart

The Jets
Last Week 22
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 19

Jammin' To The Bells

Chuck Stanley
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 12
22 Last Week: 27

Divas Need Love Too

Klymaxx
Last Week 27
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 33

Making Love In The Rain

Herb Alpert
Last Week 33
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 32

Tell It Like It Is

Dimples
Last Week 32
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 30

Last Time

Theresa
Last Week 30
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 11

Show Me The Way

Regina Belle
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
27 Last Week: 34

How Soon We Forget

Colonel Abrams
Last Week 34
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 28

Tear Jerker

J. Blackfoot Featuring Ann Hines
Last Week 28
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 17
29 Last Week: 16

Smooth Sailin' Tonight

The Isley Brothers
Last Week 16
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 16
30 Last Week: 31

Circumstantial Evidence

Shalamar
Last Week 31
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 12
31 Last Week: 36

Givin' You Back The Love

Isley, Jasper, Isley
Last Week 36
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
32 Last Week: 38

No One In The World

Anita Baker
Last Week 38
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 35

Just The Facts (Theme From Dragnet)

Patti LaBelle
Last Week 35
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 11
34 Last Week: 37

I Think I'm Over You

Mini Curry
Last Week 37
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 11
36 Last Week: 29

I'm Not Gonna Let You Go

Melba Moore
Last Week 29
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 10
37 Last Week: 23

Lifetime Love

Joyce Sims
Last Week 23
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 16
38 Last Week: 25

I Feel Good All Over

Stephanie Mills
Last Week 25
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
39 Last Week: 56

Didn't We Almost Have It All

Whitney Houston
Last Week 56
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 57

I Need Love

LL Cool J
Last Week 57
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
  • Biggest gain in airplay
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 50
Last Week 50
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
42 Last Week: 46

Dance All Night

Debarge
Last Week 46
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 54

U Got The Look

Prince
Last Week 54
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 48

Just Call

Sherrick
Last Week 48
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 52

Lost In Emotion

Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
Last Week 52
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 47

Girl Pulled The Dog

General Kane
Last Week 47
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 49

Bullseye

Lakeside
Last Week 49
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 24

I'm Bad

LL Cool J
Last Week 24
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 14
49 Last Week: 63

(You're Puttin') A Rush On Me

Stephanie Mills
Last Week 63
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 55

Just That Type Of Girl

Madame X
Last Week 55
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
51 Last Week: 59

Helplessly In Love

New Edition
Last Week 59
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
52 Last Week: 26

I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)

Whitney Houston
Last Week 26
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 15
53 Last Week: 44

All The Way With You

Peggi Blu (With Bert Robinson)
Last Week 44
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 10
54 Last Week: 64

We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)

Glenn Jones
Last Week 64
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
55 Last Week: 43

I Want Your Sex

George Michael
Last Week 43
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 13
56 Last Week: 62

Anything Can Happen

Patrice Rushen
Last Week 62
Peak Position 51
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
57 Last Week: 42

Mixed Up World

Timex Social Club
Last Week 42
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 15
58 Last Week: 61

Betcha Don't Know

Najee
Last Week 61
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
59 Last Week: 69

Heart On The Line

Jennifer Holliday
Last Week 69
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
60 Last Week: 65

Can-U-Dance

The Deele
Last Week 65
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
61 Last Week: 77

Lately

Surface
Last Week 77
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
62 Last Week: 70

(Can't) Get You Out Of My System

John White
Last Week 70
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
63 Last Week: 60

Secret Affair

Claudja Barry
Last Week 60
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 8
64 Last Week: 40

Come Back To Me Lover

Miki Howard
Last Week 40
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 11
66 Last Week: 41

Moonlighting (Theme)

Al Jarreau
Last Week 41
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 10
67 Last Week: 51

Rock Steady

The Whispers
Last Week 51
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
68 Last Week: 68

I Can Do Bad By Myself

Jesse James
Last Week 68
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 13
69 Last Week: 78

Cinderfella Dana Dane

Dana Dane
Last Week 78
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
70 Last Week: 85

Come Over

4 By Four
Last Week 85
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
71 Last Week: 71

Ooo Baby Baby

Romeo
Last Week 71
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 9
72 Last Week: 80

Baby Go Go

Nona Hendryx
Last Week 80
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
73 Last Week: 73

I'm Still Waiting

The Givens Family
Last Week 73
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 7
74 Last Week: 89

The Rock

Tramaine
Last Week 89
Peak Position 56
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
75 Last Week: 66

Low Rider

War
Last Week 66
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 26
New
76 Last Week: --

The More We Love

Starpoint
Last Week --
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 11
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
77 Last Week: 45

Falling In Love

Fat Boys
Last Week 45
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 13
78 Last Week: 74

Living In A Box

Living In A Box
Last Week 74
Peak Position 74
Wks on Chart 9
80 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
81 Last Week: --

Don't Turn Away

Wilson Pickett
Last Week --
Peak Position 74
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
82 Last Week: 79

Can We Do It Again

James Robinson
Last Week 79
Peak Position 79
Wks on Chart 6
83 Last Week: --

Red Hot

Princess
Last Week --
Peak Position 78
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
84 Last Week: --

If Walls Could Talk

Rose Royce
Last Week --
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
85 Last Week: --

Ain't No Need To Worry

The Winans Featuring Anita Baker
Last Week --
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
86 Last Week: 81
Last Week 81
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 9
87 Last Week: 82

Spring Love

The Cover Girls
Last Week 82
Peak Position 82
Wks on Chart 6
88 Last Week: 88

Out For The Count

Ian Foster
Last Week 88
Peak Position 84
Wks on Chart 6
89 Last Week: 94

It's Easy When You're On Fire

Ella Brooks
Last Week 94
Peak Position 89
Wks on Chart 5
90 Last Week: 84

Juicy-O

Slave
Last Week 84
Peak Position 83
Wks on Chart 8
91 Last Week: 76

If I Was Your Girlfriend

Prince
Last Week 76
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 12
92 Last Week: 92

Have You Seen Davy

Davy D
Last Week 92
Peak Position 92
Wks on Chart 4
94 Last Week: 75

Don't Blow A Good Thing

Vesta
Last Week 75
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 15
95 Last Week: 87

Whatever Satisfies You

Jocelyn Brown
Last Week 87
Peak Position 72
Wks on Chart 6
96 Last Week: 90

Pour It On

Mason
Last Week 90
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 10
97 Last Week: 86

Private Conversations

Val Young
Last Week 86
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 11
98 Last Week: 72

Rock-A-Lott

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 72
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 13
99 Last Week: 95

Love Me Right

Millie Scott
Last Week 95
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 11
100 Last Week: 91

Satisfied

Donna Allen
Last Week 91
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 13