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The Greatest of All-Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artists, Songs and Albums rankings are based on weekly performance on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (from its Oct. 20, 1958 inception through Feb. 25, 2017) and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (from its Jan. 30, 1965 inception through Feb. 25, 2017). Songs and Albums are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at lower spots earning the least. Due to changes in chart methodology over the years, eras are weighted differently to account for chart turnover rates over various periods. Artists are ranked based on a formula blending performance, as outlined above, of all their Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart entries.

GREATEST OF ALL TIME HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

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Mary J. Blige Be Without You Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Without You
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz Thrift Shop Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thrift Shop
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
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Usher You Make Me Wanna... Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Marvin Gaye Sexual Healing Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexual Healing
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Deborah Cox Nobody's Supposed To Be Here Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
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Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Will Always Love You
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Maxwell Pretty Wings Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pretty Wings
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Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell Blurred Lines Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blurred Lines
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Al Green Let's Stay Together Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Stay Together
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The Weeknd The Hills Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Hills
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Mariah Carey We Belong Together Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Belong Together
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Chubby Checker The Twist Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Twist
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Maxwell Fortunate Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fortunate
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Next Too Close Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Too Close
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Stevie Wonder That Girl Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That Girl
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Bobby Lewis Tossin' And Turnin' Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tossin' And Turnin'
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Mario Let Me Love You Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Love You
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TLC Creep Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Creep
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Donell Jones U Know What's Up Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Know What's Up
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Prince When Doves Cry Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Doves Cry
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Monica Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
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Karyn White Superwoman Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superwoman
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Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla One Dance Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Dance
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
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The Marvelettes Please Mr. Postman Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Please Mr. Postman
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Keyshia Cole Heaven Sent Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven Sent
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Pharrell Williams Happy Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy
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Ray Charles I Can't Stop Loving You Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Stop Loving You
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Robin Thicke Lost Without U Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost Without U
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Diana Ross & Lionel Richie Endless Love Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Endless Love
Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
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Funkadelic One Nation Under A Groove Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Nation Under A Groove
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Dru Hill In My Bed Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My Bed
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Freddie Jackson Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
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Alicia Keys If I Ain't Got You Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Ain't Got You
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Michael Jackson Rock With You Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock With You
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Dinah Washington & Brook Benton Baby (You'Ve Got What It Takes) Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby (You'Ve Got What It Takes)
Dinah Washington & Brook Benton
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Jagged Edge Let's Get Married Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Married
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Michael Jackson Billie Jean Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Billie Jean
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Fantasia When I See U Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I See U
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Ashanti Foolish Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Foolish
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Brook Benton It's Just A Matter Of Time Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Just A Matter Of Time
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SWV Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown
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50 Cent In Da Club Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Da Club
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Keith Sweat I Want Her Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want Her
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Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can We Talk
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R. Kelly Bump N' Grind Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bump N' Grind
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Fetty Wap Trap Queen Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Trap Queen
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Chic Good Times Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Times
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Usher U Got It Bad Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Got It Bad
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The Temptations Ain't Too Proud To Beg Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Too Proud To Beg
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Ginuwine Differences Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Differences
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Babyface Tender Lover Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Lover
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Alicia Keys Like You'Ll Never See Me Again Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Like You'Ll Never See Me Again
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Roberta Flack Feel Like Makin' Love Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feel Like Makin' Love
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Toni Braxton You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow
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Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get It On
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Stevie Wonder Superstition Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superstition
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Tony Toni Tone It Never Rains (In Southern California) Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Never Rains (In Southern California)
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Earth, Wind & Fire Let's Groove Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Groove
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Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain Blame It Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blame It
Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain
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Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is How We Do It
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Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald On My Own Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On My Own
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
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Johnnie Taylor Disco Lady Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Disco Lady
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Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be Down
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Sam & Dave Soul Man Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul Man
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The Temptations I Can't Get Next To You Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Get Next To You
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Brick Dazz Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dazz
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Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne Motivation Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Motivation
Kelly Rowland Featuring Lil Wayne
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68
Pebbles Love Makes Things Happen Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes Things Happen
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Freddie Jackson Love Me Down Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down
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Four Tops I Can't Help Myself Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Help Myself
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Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
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Keith Sweat Twisted Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Twisted
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Jackie Wilson Lonely Teardrops Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lonely Teardrops
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Trey Songz Can't Be Friends Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Be Friends
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Jean Knight Mr. Big Stuff Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Big Stuff
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Ohio Players Fire Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fire
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Alicia Keys Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready) Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton Can't Hold Us Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Hold Us
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
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Michael Jackson Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
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80
Lionel Richie All Night Long (All Night) Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Night Long (All Night)
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81
Alicia Keys No One Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No One
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Regina Belle Make It Like It Was Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Like It Was
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Miguel Sure Thing Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sure Thing
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Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Heard It Through The Grapevine
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85
Silk Freak Me Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak Me
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86
Prince And The Revolution Kiss Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss
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87
Usher There Goes My Baby Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There Goes My Baby
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88
Stevie Wonder Master Blaster (Jammin') Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Master Blaster (Jammin')
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89
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins Get Low Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Low
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Featuring Ying Yang Twins
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90
Gladys Knight And The Pips I Heard It Through The Grapevine Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Heard It Through The Grapevine
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91
Patti LaBelle If Only You Knew Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Only You Knew
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92
Marvin Gaye Too Busy Thinking About My Baby Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
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93
Aretha Franklin Respect Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Respect
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94
Luther Vandross Here And Now Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here And Now
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95
Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan I'Ll Be Good To You Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'Ll Be Good To You
Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan
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96
Kool & The Gang Celebration Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Celebration
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97
Drake Hotline Bling Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hotline Bling
Last
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98
Rufus And Chaka Khan Do You Love What You Feel Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Love What You Feel
Rufus And Chaka Khan
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99
Marvin Gaye What's Going On Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's Going On
Last
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Weeks
100
Atlantic Starr Always Billboard Greatest of All Time Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
Last
100  Peak
Weeks
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