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

Can You Stand The Rain

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

Can U Read My Lips

Z'Looke
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 18
3 Last Week: 1

Superwoman

Karyn White
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 24
4 Last Week: 9

So Good

Al Jarreau
Last Week 9
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 7

She Won't Talk To Me

Luther Vandross
Last Week 7
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 5
Last Week 5
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
7 Last Week: 8

Wild Thing

Tone-Loc
Last Week 8
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 10

This Time

Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
Last Week 10
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 2
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
10 Last Week: 6

Take Me Where You Want To

Gerald Alston
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 18
11 Last Week: 11

Teddy's Jam

Guy
Last Week 11
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 13
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 12

I Want To Be Your Lover

Aleese Simmons
Last Week 12
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 18
14 Last Week: 15

Killing Me Softly

Al B. Sure!
Last Week 15
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 14
15 Last Week: 17

Turn My Back On You

Sade
Last Week 17
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 14
16 Last Week: 22

Just Because

Anita Baker
Last Week 22
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 25

Get On The Dance Floor

Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock
Last Week 25
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 24

Skin I'm In

Cameo
Last Week 24
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 30

Straight Up

Paula Abdul
Last Week 30
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 26

Snake In The Grass

Midnight Star
Last Week 26
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 19

I Wanna Have Some Fun

Samantha Fox
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 16
23 Last Week: 27
Last Week 27
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 28

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

The Gap Band
Last Week 28
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 15
25 Last Week: 14

It's My Party

Chaka Khan
Last Week 14
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 16
26 Last Week: 34

Still In Love

Troop
Last Week 34
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 18

Where Is The Love

Robert Brookins (Duet With Stephanie Mills)
Last Week 18
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 16
28 Last Week: 31

You Got It (The Right Stuff)

New Kids On The Block
Last Week 31
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 16
29 Last Week: 35

Teenage Love

Slick Rick
Last Week 35
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 16

Pull Over

Levert
Last Week 16
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 15
31 Last Week: 39

Girl You Know It's True

Milli Vanilli
Last Week 39
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
32 Last Week: 36

Twice The Love

George Benson
Last Week 36
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 20

The Lover In Me

Sheena Easton
Last Week 20
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 19
34 Last Week: 41

Being In Love Ain't Easy

Sweet Obsession
Last Week 41
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 23

Don't Stop Your Love

Keith Sweat
Last Week 23
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 16
36 Last Week: 45

Closer Than Friends

Surface
Last Week 45
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 29

This Is As Good As It Gets

Deniece Williams
Last Week 29
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 12
38 Last Week: 48

You And I Got A Thang

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 48
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
39 Last Week: 37

I Don't Want 2 Be Alone

Georgio
Last Week 37
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 14
40 Last Week: 53

Just Coolin'

LeVert Feat. Heavy D
Last Week 53
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
  • Biggest gain in airplay
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 52

Lucky Charm

The Boys
Last Week 52
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
42 Last Week: 44
Last Week 44
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 32

R-U-Lonely

Jocelyn Brown
Last Week 32
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 14
44 Last Week: 50

More Than Friends

Jonathan Butler
Last Week 50
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 49

Struck By You

Barkays
Last Week 49
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 60

Joy And Pain

Donna Allen
Last Week 60
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 55

Me, Myself And I

Cheryl Pepsii Riley
Last Week 55
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 58

All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap")

James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle
Last Week 58
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 54
Last Week 54
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 33

Him Or Me

Today
Last Week 33
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 21
51 Last Week: 47

The Spirit Of Love

Average White Band
Last Week 47
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 10
52 Last Week: 56

Back On Holiday

Robbie Nevil
Last Week 56
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 10
53 Last Week: 57

We Want Eazy

Eazy-E
Last Week 57
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
54 Last Week: 46

Pump It Up

M.C. Hammer
Last Week 46
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 11
55 Last Week: 40

One Thing Led To Another

Johnny Kemp
Last Week 40
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 11
New
56 Last Week: --

I'll Be There For You

Ashford & Simpson
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
57 Last Week: 42

Dial My Heart

The Boys
Last Week 42
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
58 Last Week: 66

With Each Beat Of My Heart

Stevie Wonder
Last Week 66
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
59 Last Week: 63

From Pain To Joy

Betty Wright
Last Week 63
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
60 Last Week: 79
Last Week 79
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
61 Last Week: 61

Flashin' Back

Tyrone Davis
Last Week 61
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 9
62 Last Week: --

Girl I Got My Eyes On You

Today
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
63 Last Week: 38

Sweet, Sweet Love

Vesta
Last Week 38
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 21
64 Last Week: 74

Cuttie Pie

L'Trimm
Last Week 74
Peak Position 54
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
65 Last Week: 67

Hey Ton'i

Kirby Coleman
Last Week 67
Peak Position 62
Wks on Chart 8
66 Last Week: 69

Married Men Get Lonely Too

Howard Huntsberry
Last Week 69
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 7
67 Last Week: 43
Last Week 43
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
68 Last Week: 51

Smooth Criminal

Michael Jackson
Last Week 51
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 15
69 Last Week: 59

Posse On Broadway

Sir Mix-A-Lot
Last Week 59
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 16
70 Last Week: 70

That's The Way I Look At Love

The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
Last Week 70
Peak Position 70
Wks on Chart 7
71 Last Week: 78

Thought Of You Just A Little Too Much

The Dells
Last Week 78
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
72 Last Week: --

Another Weekend

Five Star
Last Week --
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
73 Last Week: 62

Where Did You Get That Body...Baby?

Ray, Goodman & Brown
Last Week 62
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 12
74 Last Week: 83

Find An Ugly Woman

Cash Money & Marvelous
Last Week 83
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
75 Last Week: 84

Never Too Late

Will Clayton
Last Week 84
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
76 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
77 Last Week: --

Twist And Shout

Salt-N-Pepa
Last Week --
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
78 Last Week: --

Notice Me

Sandee
Last Week --
Peak Position 62
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
79 Last Week: 73

Get Up Everybody (Get Up)

Salt-N-Pepa
Last Week 73
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 16
80 Last Week: --

We've Saved The Best For Last

Kenny G
Last Week --
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
81 Last Week: 76

My Prerogative

Bobby Brown
Last Week 76
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 26
82 Last Week: 68

Everything I Miss At Home

Cherrelle
Last Week 68
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
83 Last Week: 64

Gittin' Funky

Kid 'N Play
Last Week 64
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 13
84 Last Week: --

Respect

Adeva
Last Week --
Peak Position 84
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
85 Last Week: --

You And Me

Jamm
Last Week --
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
86 Last Week: --

All Rappers Give Up

Black By Demand
Last Week --
Peak Position 81
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
87 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
88 Last Week: 81

What Becomes Of A Broken Heart

R.J.'S Latest Arrival
Last Week 81
Peak Position 72
Wks on Chart 8
89 Last Week: 65

On The Smooth Tip

Sweet Tee
Last Week 65
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 12
90 Last Week: 77
Last Week 77
Peak Position 77
Wks on Chart 4
91 Last Week: 71

In Debt To You

Channel 2
Last Week 71
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 12
92 Last Week: 89

Big Fun

Inner City Featuring Kevin Saunderson
Last Week 89
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 11
93 Last Week: 91

The Way You Love Me

Karyn White
Last Week 91
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 25
96 Last Week: 82

Love Education

Ca$hflow
Last Week 82
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 10
97 Last Week: 90

Break 4 Love

Raze
Last Week 90
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 16
99 Last Week: 88
Last Week 88
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
100 Last Week: 75

Love Is The Power

Teddy Pendergrass
Last Week 75
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 12