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

The First Time

Surface
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 5

Love Makes Things Happen

Pebbles
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 4
Last Week 4
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 21
4 Last Week: 6

Love Will Never Do (Without You)

Janet Jackson
Last Week 6
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 1

Love Me Down

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
6 Last Week: 2

It Never Rains (In Southern California)

Tony Toni Tone
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
7 Last Week: 10

You Don't Have To Worry

En Vogue
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 12

Around The Way Girl

LL Cool J
Last Week 12
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 15

Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)

C+C Music Factory
Last Week 15
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 14

Don't Be A Fool

Loose Ends
Last Week 14
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 13

If I Were A Bell

Teena Marie
Last Week 13
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 17

I'll Give All My Love To You

Keith Sweat
Last Week 17
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 19
Last Week 19
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 18

I'll Do 4 U

Father M.C.
Last Week 18
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 22
15 Last Week: 22

Something In My Heart

Michel'le
Last Week 22
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 9

Love Me Just For Me

Special Generation
Last Week 9
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 21
17 Last Week: 11

Tom's Diner

DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
Last Week 11
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 16
18 Last Week: 7

Sensitivity

Ralph Tresvant
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 20
19 Last Week: 21

My Last Chance

Marvin Gaye
Last Week 21
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 25

Get Here

Oleta Adams
Last Week 25
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 24

Baby Don't Cry

Lalah Hathaway
Last Week 24
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 18
22 Last Week: 29

When Will I See You Smile Again?

Bell Biv DeVoe
Last Week 29
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 19
23 Last Week: 26

I Don't Know Anybody Else

Black Box
Last Week 26
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 16

Thing Called Love

The Boys
Last Week 16
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 17
25 Last Week: 30

Written All Over Your Face

The Rude Boys
Last Week 30
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 27

What's It All About

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 27
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 12
27 Last Week: 38

All The Man That I Need

Whitney Houston
Last Week 38
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 8

I Wanna Get With U

Guy
Last Week 8
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 18
29 Last Week: 33

Head Over Heels

Tony Terry
Last Week 33
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 34

Make It With You

Teddy Pendergrass
Last Week 34
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 31

Gentle

Dino
Last Week 31
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 13
32 Last Week: 23

Cause I Can Do It Right

Big Daddy Kane
Last Week 23
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 13
33 Last Week: 35

Missing You

Soul II Soul
Last Week 35
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 13
34 Last Week: 47

All Season

Levert
Last Week 47
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 37

Go For It! (Heart & Fire)

Joey B. Ellis & Tynetta Hare
Last Week 37
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 13
36 Last Week: 40

This House

Tracie Spencer
Last Week 40
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 39

Fairy Tales

Anita Baker
Last Week 39
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 28

Monie In The Middle

Monie Love
Last Week 28
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 14
39 Last Week: 48

Play That Funky Music

Vanilla Ice
Last Week 48
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 41

I Surrender

Love & Laughter
Last Week 41
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 13
41 Last Week: 20

The Ghetto

Too $hort
Last Week 20
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 18
42 Last Week: 46

Justify My Love

Madonna
Last Week 46
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 45

Just A Little Bit Longer

Maxi Priest
Last Week 45
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 49
Last Week 49
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 11
45 Last Week: 52

The Places You Find Love

Quincy Jones Feat. S. Garrett & C. Khan
Last Week 52
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 11
46 Last Week: 36

Somebody's Crying

Force M.D.'s
Last Week 36
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 13
47 Last Week: 53

Black Paradise

Samuelle
Last Week 53
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
New
48 Last Week: --

Don't Let Me Down

The O'Jays
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 32

I'm Your Baby Tonight

Whitney Houston
Last Week 32
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
50 Last Week: 83
Last Week 83
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 16
  • Biggest gain in airplay
  • Gains in performance