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

Real Love

Jody Watley
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 6

Start Of A Romance

Skyy
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 5

I Like

Guy
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 1

Love Saw It

Karyn White
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
5 Last Week: 3
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 16
6 Last Week: 7

Don't Take My Mind On A Trip

Boy George
Last Week 7
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 17
7 Last Week: 8

Funky Cold Medina

Tone-Loc
Last Week 8
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 15
8 Last Week: 10

Tribute (Right On)

The Pasadenas
Last Week 10
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 11

If I'm Not Your Lover

Al B. Sure!
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 16

Heaven Help Me

Deon Estus With George Michael
Last Week 16
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 15

Buck Wild

E.U.
Last Week 15
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 14

Baby Me

Chaka Khan
Last Week 14
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 15
13 Last Week: 12

Lovesick

Z'Looke
Last Week 12
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 13
14 Last Week: 18

Sticks And Stones

Grady Harrell
Last Week 18
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 4
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13
16 Last Week: 24

Me Myself And I

De La Soul
Last Week 24
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 9

Every Little Step

Bobby Brown
Last Week 9
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
19 Last Week: 22

Turn This Mutha Out

M.C. Hammer
Last Week 22
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 26

Children's Story

Slick Rick
Last Week 26
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 28

Miss You Like Crazy

Natalie Cole
Last Week 28
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 21

It's Only Love

Simply Red
Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 14
23 Last Week: 29

My First Love

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 29
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 25

Like A Prayer

Madonna
Last Week 25
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 12
25 Last Week: 13

Rollin' With Kid 'N Play

Kid 'N Play
Last Week 13
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 18
26 Last Week: 20

Romeo And Juliet

Blue Magic
Last Week 20
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 11
27 Last Week: 32

If She Knew

Ann G.
Last Week 32
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 19

Never Say Goodbye To Love

Rene Moore
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 14
29 Last Week: 17

24/7

Dino
Last Week 17
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 14
31 Last Week: 40

Every Little Time

Kiara
Last Week 40
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 14
32 Last Week: 39

Have You Had Your Love Today

The O'Jays
Last Week 39
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 44

Lost Without You

BeBe & CeCe Winans
Last Week 44
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: 38

Little Jackie Wants To Be A Star

Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
Last Week 38
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 42

For The Love Of You

Tony Toni Tone
Last Week 42
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 36

The Good, Bad & Ugly

Charlie Singleton
Last Week 36
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 11
37 Last Week: 43

I'll Be Loving You (Forever)

New Kids On The Block
Last Week 43
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 37

Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes)

Roberta Flack
Last Week 37
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 11
39 Last Week: 41

Don't Tease Me

Robert Brookins
Last Week 41
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 9
40 Last Week: 50

Through The Storm

Aretha Franklin & Elton John
Last Week 50
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 46

I Want Your Love

LaRue
Last Week 46
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 12
42 Last Week: 56

For You To Love

Luther Vandross
Last Week 56
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 33

All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap")

James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle
Last Week 33
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 20
45 Last Week: 49

My One Temptation

Mica Paris
Last Week 49
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 51

Made To Be Together

Deja
Last Week 51
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 30

I'll Be There For You

Ashford & Simpson
Last Week 30
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16
48 Last Week: 58

Lead Me Into Love

Anita Baker
Last Week 58
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 23
Last Week 23
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 16
50 Last Week: 66

Show & Tell

Peabo Bryson
Last Week 66
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Biggest gain in airplay
  • Gains in performance
51 Last Week: 57

Temporary Lover

The Controllers
Last Week 57
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 10
52 Last Week: 31

That's The Way Love Is

Ten City
Last Week 31
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 15
53 Last Week: 52

Closer Than Friends

Surface
Last Week 52
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
54 Last Week: 59

Forever Your Girl

Paula Abdul
Last Week 59
Peak Position 54
Wks on Chart 12
55 Last Week: 70

Objective

Miles Jaye
Last Week 70
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
56 Last Week: 65

Searchin' For A Good Time

Marcus Lewis
Last Week 65
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
New
57 Last Week: --

Workin' Overtime

Diana Ross
Last Week --
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 13
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
58 Last Week: 48

Birthday Suit (From "Sing")

Johnny Kemp
Last Week 48
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 13
59 Last Week: 47

Girl I Got My Eyes On You

Today
Last Week 47
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
60 Last Week: 72

She Drives Me Crazy

Fine Young Cannibals
Last Week 72
Peak Position 54
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
61 Last Week: 79

I Can't Stop (This Feeling)

Eugene Wilde
Last Week 79
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
62 Last Week: 54

Girl You Know It's True

Milli Vanilli
Last Week 54
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 20
63 Last Week: 53
Last Week 53
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 8
64 Last Week: 68

Keep It Simple

Channel 2
Last Week 68
Peak Position 64
Wks on Chart 8
65 Last Week: 80
Last Week 80
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
66 Last Week: 75

On A Mission

Leotis
Last Week 75
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
67 Last Week: 89

A Little Romance

The Boys
Last Week 89
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
68 Last Week: 60

More Than Friends

Jonathan Butler
Last Week 60
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 17
69 Last Week: 83

Animal

Bar-Kays
Last Week 83
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
70 Last Week: 55

Are You My Baby

Wendy And Lisa
Last Week 55
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 11
71 Last Week: 62

Life Is. . .Too Short

Too $hort
Last Week 62
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 13
72 Last Week: 88

Congratulations

Vesta
Last Week 88
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
73 Last Week: 84

One Man

Chanelle
Last Week 84
Peak Position 70
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
74 Last Week: 64

Just Coolin'

LeVert Feat. Heavy D
Last Week 64
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
76 Last Week: 82

I Will Always Be There For You

Anquette
Last Week 82
Peak Position 76
Wks on Chart 8
77 Last Week: 34

Real Love

El DeBarge
Last Week 34
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 15
78 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
79 Last Week: --

Baby Don't Forget My Number

Milli Vanilli
Last Week --
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
80 Last Week: 61

Days Like This

Sheena Easton
Last Week 61
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 10
81 Last Week: --

Turned Away

Chuckii Booker
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
82 Last Week: 91

A Woman's Touch

Christopher Mcdaniels
Last Week 91
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
83 Last Week: --

Every Little Thing About You

Cheryl "Pepsii" Riley & Full Force
Last Week --
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
84 Last Week: 85

Eazy-er Said Than Dunn

Eazy-E
Last Week 85
Peak Position 84
Wks on Chart 5
85 Last Week: 76

Lover's Intuition (From "Tap")

Amy Keys
Last Week 76
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 8
86 Last Week: --

It's Real

James Ingram
Last Week --
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
87 Last Week: 74

Lean On Me

Thelma Houston & The Winans
Last Week 74
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 6
88 Last Week: 67

All Or Nothing At All

Al Jarreau
Last Week 67
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 8
89 Last Week: 86

Black Steel In The Hour Of Chaos

Public Enemy
Last Week 86
Peak Position 86
Wks on Chart 6
90 Last Week: 94

Being In Love Ain't Easy

Sweet Obsession
Last Week 94
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 22
91 Last Week: 78

Lucky Charm

The Boys
Last Week 78
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
92 Last Week: 81

Joy And Pain

Donna Allen
Last Week 81
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 16
93 Last Week: 71
Last Week 71
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 9
94 Last Week: 69
Last Week 69
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 15
96 Last Week: 73

Are You Lonely Tonight

Constina
Last Week 73
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 7
97 Last Week: 63

Let Me Push It To Ya

Atension
Last Week 63
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 9
98 Last Week: 90

More Than Physical

Christopher Max
Last Week 90
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 13
99 Last Week: 92

Move On You

Lateasha
Last Week 92
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 13
100 Last Week: 93

Drums Of Steel

The 7A3
Last Week 93
Peak Position 87
Wks on Chart 4