Billboard Charts Archive

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - 1996 Archive

Issue Date Title Artist
January 6 Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") Whitney Houston
January 13
January 20 Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That Monica
January 27
February 3 Not Gon' Cry (From "Waiting To Exhale") Mary J. Blige
February 10
February 17
February 24
March 2
March 9 Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley
March 16
March 23
March 30
April 6
April 13
April 20
April 27 You're The One SWV
May 4 Always Be My Baby Mariah Carey
May 11 Tha Crossroads Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
May 18
May 25
June 1
June 8
June 15
June 22
June 29 You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow Toni Braxton
July 6 How Do U Want It/California Love 2Pac Featuring K-Ci And JoJo
July 13
July 20
July 27 You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow Toni Braxton
August 3 I Can't Sleep Baby (If I) R. Kelly
August 10
August 17 Twisted Keith Sweat
August 24
August 31 Hit Me Off New Edition
September 7
September 14
September 21 Twisted Keith Sweat
September 28 If Your Girl Only Knew Aaliyah
October 5
October 12 Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor") Az Yet
October 19 No Diggity BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
October 26
November 2
November 9
November 16 Pony Ginuwine
November 23
November 30 Nobody Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
December 7
December 14
December 21 I Believe I Can Fly (From "Space Jam") R. Kelly
December 28