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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.

HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
8
WEEKS ON CHART
A Lover's Question
Songwriter(s)
B.Benton, J.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic

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Clyde McPhatter A Lover's Question Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Lover's Question
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Benton, J.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
2
Fats Domino Whole Lotta Loving Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whole Lotta Loving
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Bartholomew, F.Domino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Imperial
3
Cozy Cole Topsy II Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Topsy II
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Love
4
Dee Clark Nobody But You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nobody But You
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Clark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Abner
5
Jackie Wilson Lonely Teardrops Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lonely Teardrops
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Gordy Jr., T.Carlo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brunswick
6
Jimmy Reed I'm Gonna Get My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Gonna Get My Baby
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

7
Tommy Edwards It's All In The Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's All In The Game
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.G.Dawes, C.Sigman
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MGM
8
Nappy Brown It Don't Hurt No More Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Don't Hurt No More
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Savoy
9
Little Walter Key To The Highway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Key To The Highway
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

10
The Teddy Bears To Know Him, Is To Love Him Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
To Know Him, Is To Love Him
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Spector
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dore
11
Bobby Day Rock-in Robin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock-in Robin
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Class
12
Elvis Presley One Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Night
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA Victor
13
Bobby Darin Queen Of The Hop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Queen Of The Hop
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atco
14
James Brown And The Famous Flames Try Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Try Me
James Brown And The Famous Flames
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Federal
15
Bill Doggett Hold It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold It
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
King
16
B.B. King You've Been An Angel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You've Been An Angel
20  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

17
B.B. King Please Accept My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Please Accept My Love
16  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

18
Ahmad Jamal Secret Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Love
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

19
Muddy Waters Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close To You
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

20
Conway Twitty It's Only Make Believe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Only Make Believe
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Nance, C.Twitty
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MGM
21
Sam Cooke Win Your Love For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Win Your Love For Me
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Keen
22
Sam Cooke Love You Most Of All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Most Of All
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Keen
23
Wade Flemons and the Newcomers Here I Stand Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Stand
Wade Flemons and the Newcomers
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Flemons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vee-Jay
24
The Kingston Trio Tom Dooley Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tom Dooley
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Guard
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
25
Big Bopper Chantilly Lace Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chantilly Lace
22  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury
26
Little Junior Parker Sweet Home Chicago Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Home Chicago
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
Gene Allison Everything Will Be Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything Will Be Alright
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

28
Harvey & The Moonglows Ten Commandments Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ten Commandments Of Love
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chess
29
John Lee Hooker I Love You Honey Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love You Honey
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
30
Ruth Brown Why Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Me
28  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
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