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Radio Airplay = R&B/HIP-HOP AIRPLAY

This week's most popular R&B/hip-hop songs, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music.

R&B/HIP-HOP AIRPLAY

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
WEEKS ON CHART
If I Ever Fall In Love
Songwriter(s)
C.Martin
Producer(s)
C.Martin
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA | Gasoline Alley
Gains in performance

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1
Shai If I Ever Fall In Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
If I Ever Fall In Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Martin
Producer(s):
C.Martin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Gasoline Alley
2
Toni Braxton Love Shoulda Brought You. . . Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Love Shoulda Brought You. . .
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Watson, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
3
TLC What About Your Friends Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
What About Your Friends
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, Lopes
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
4
Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Will Always Love You
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Parton
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
5
Arrested Development People Everyday Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
People Everyday
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Speech
Producer(s):
Speech
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
6
Mary J. Blige Real Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Real Love
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.C.Rooney, M.Morales
Producer(s):
M.C.Rooney, M.Morales
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
7
Wreckx-N-Effect Rump Shaker Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Rump Shaker
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Davidson, D.Wynn, E.T.Riley, P.L.Williams, M.Riley, A.Hollis
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, D.Wynn, A.Davidson, M.Riley, T.Fyffe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
8
Chuckii Booker Games Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Games
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Booker, G.Levert, C.J.Anthony
Producer(s):
C.Booker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
9
Portrait Here We Go Again! Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Here We Go Again!
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Saulsbury, E.Kirkland, P.Johnson, S.H.Morris, S.Green
Producer(s):
Portrait
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
10
Tevin Campbell Alone With You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Alone With You
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Al B.Sure!, K.West
Producer(s):
Al B.Sure!, K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
WB | Qwest
11
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Johnny Gill) Slow And Sexy Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Slow And Sexy
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Johnny Gill)
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Harris III, T.S.Lewis, Gordon, Dillon, L.F.Dunbar, Tucker, Law
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, C.Dillon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
12
Boyz II Men End Of The Road (From "Boomerang") Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
End Of The Road (From "Boomerang")
12  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons, LA Reid
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Biv 10
13
After 7 Baby I'm For Real/Natural High Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Baby I'm For Real/Natural High
15  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Gaye, A.Gaye, C.McCormick
Producer(s):
D.Simmons, Kayo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
14
Bobby Brown Good Enough Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Good Enough
17  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
15
R. Kelly & Public Announcement Slow Dance (Hey Mr. DJ) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Slow Dance (Hey Mr. DJ)
R. Kelly & Public Announcement
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly, T.Blatcher, M.Jefferson
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
16
Vanessa Williams Work To Do Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Work To Do
14  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Isley, R.Isley
Producer(s):
G.Brown, Dr.Jam, Phase 5, V.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
17
Sade No Ordinary Love Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
No Ordinary Love
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.F.Adu, Matthewman
Producer(s):
Sade
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
18
Miki Howard Ain't Nobody Like You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Ain't Nobody Like You
18  Last
15  Peak
15  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Humes
Producer(s):
L.Humes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
19
Al B. Sure! Right Now Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Right Now
16  Last
10  Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Al B.Sure!, K.West
Producer(s):
Al B.Sure!, K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
20
CeCe Peniston Inside That I Cried Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Inside That I Cried
22  Last
18  Peak
13  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.K.Jackson, M.Byrd, O.D'Agnolo
Producer(s):
S.Lindsey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
21
Mad Cobra Flex Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Flex
25  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Brown, C.Dillon, B.Thompson
Producer(s):
C.Dillon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
22
Hi-Five She's Playing Hard To Get Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
She's Playing Hard To Get
21  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Allen, W.Walton
Producer(s):
T.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
23
Lo-Key? I Got A Thang 4 Ya! Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Got A Thang 4 Ya!
23  Last
23  Peak
12  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Alexander, T.Tolbert
Producer(s):
L.Alexander, Prof. T.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
24
Boyz II Men In The Still Of The Nite Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
In The Still Of The Nite
31  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Parris
Producer(s):
Boyz II Men
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
25
Johnny Gill There U Go Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
There U Go
24  Last
23  Peak
15  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
26
Chante Moore Love's Taken Over Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Love's Taken Over
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Moore, S.Law
Producer(s):
S.Law, Patches
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
27
Troop Sweet November Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Sweet November
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
S.Russell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
28
SWV Right Here Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Right Here
30  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Morgan
Producer(s):
B.A.Morgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
29
Trey Lorenz Someone To Hold Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Someone To Hold
32  Last
29  Peak
12  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, W.Afanasieff, T.Lorenz
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
30
Bell Biv DeVoe Gangsta Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Gangsta
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Dr.Freeze
Producer(s):
Dr. Freeze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
31
Mr. Lee/R. Kelly Hey Love (Can I Have A Word) Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Hey Love (Can I Have A Word)
Mr. Lee/R. Kelly
40  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Haggard, W.Williams, Sr., S.H.Morris, C.Paul, M.Broadnax
Producer(s):
Mr. Lee, W.Williams, Sr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
32
Patti LaBelle All Right Now Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
All Right Now
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
McKinney, Cutfather, Soulshock, K.Karlin
Producer(s):
Soulshock, Cutfather, Karlin, Mckinney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
33
En Vogue Give It Up, Turn It Loose Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Give It Up, Turn It Loose
37  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
34
Jodeci I'm Still Waiting Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'm Still Waiting
28  Last
26  Peak
18  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing
Producer(s):
D.Swing, Al B.Sure!
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
35
Bobby Brown Humpin' Around Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Humpin' Around
35  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons, B.Brown, Stylz
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
36
Hi-Five Quality Time Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Quality Time
43  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
37
Freddie Jackson I Could Use A Little Love. . . Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Could Use A Little Love. . .
29  Last
14  Peak
20  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
38
Mary J. Blige Reminisce Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Reminisce
42  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Greene, D.Hall
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
39
Christopher Williams All I See Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
All I See
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed, D.Swing, C.Williams
Producer(s):
D.Swing, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
40
Stephanie Mills All Day, All Night Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
All Day, All Night
47  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Benford, R.Spearman
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
Keith Sweat I Want To Love You Down Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Want To Love You Down
39  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
42
The Rude Boys My Kinda Girl Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
My Kinda Girl
45  Last
12  Peak
20  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
43
Silk Happy Days Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Happy Days
53  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, A.Stewart
Producer(s):
K.Sweat, A.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia
44
Caron Wheeler I Adore You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Adore You
38  Last
22  Peak
15  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, C.Wheeler
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
45
Big Bub I Don't Mind Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I Don't Mind
49  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Guppy, L.Drakeford
Producer(s):
Down Low Productions
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
46
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston) Something In Common Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Something In Common
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston)
44  Last
30  Peak
11  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
47
P.M. Dawn I'd Die Without You Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'd Die Without You
41  Last
32  Peak
16  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Cordes
Producer(s):
P.M.Dawn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Gee Street/LaFace
48
Simple Pleasure Where Do We Go Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Where Do We Go
50  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Holland, G.Drummond
Producer(s):
V.Holland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
49
Maxi Priest Groovin' In The Midnight Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
Groovin' In The Midnight
46  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Morales, Elliott, Tucker, Bennett
Producer(s):
S. Dunbar, Bennett, Tucker, D.Morales, Priest
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Charisma
50
Nona Gaye I'm Overjoyed Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay
I'm Overjoyed
52  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Harmon, C.Troy
Producer(s):
Z.Harmon, C.Troy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Third Stone
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