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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
6
WEEKS ON CHART
It's Just A Matter Of Time
Songwriter(s)
B.Benton, B.Hendricks, C.Otis
Imprint/Promotion Label
Mercury

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Brook Benton It's Just A Matter Of Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Just A Matter Of Time
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Benton, B.Hendricks, C.Otis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury
2
LaVern Baker I Cried A Tear Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Cried A Tear
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Julia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
3
The Coasters Charlie Brown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Charlie Brown
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Leiber, M.Stoller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atco
4
Lloyd Price Stagger Lee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stagger Lee
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Logan, L.Price
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ABC-Paramount
5
Jackie Wilson Lonely Teardrops Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lonely Teardrops
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Gordy Jr., T.Carlo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brunswick
6
Eugene Church and The Fellows Pretty Girls Everywhere Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pretty Girls Everywhere
Eugene Church and The Fellows
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Chruch, T.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Class
7
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters Teardrops On Your Letter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teardrops On Your Letter
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Glover
Imprint/Promotion Label:
King
8
James Brown And The Famous Flames Try Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Try Me
James Brown And The Famous Flames
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Federal
9
Ray Charles with the Raylettes (Night Time Is) The Right Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Night Time Is) The Right Time
Ray Charles with the Raylettes
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Herman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
10
Sam Cooke Everybody Likes To Cha Cha Cha Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everybody Likes To Cha Cha Cha
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Keen
11
Ritchie Valens Donna Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Donna
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Ritchie Valens
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Del-Fi
12
The Crests 16 Candles Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
16 Candles
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Dixon, A.Khent
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Coed
13
Fats Domino Telling Lies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Telling Lies
23  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Palmer, F.Domino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Imperial
14
The Platters Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Harbach, J.Kern
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury
15
Marv Johnson Come To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come To Me
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Gordy Jr., M.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
United Artists
16
Frankie Avalon Venus Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Venus
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.Terrell, Not Listed
17
Beverly Love's Burning Fire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Burning Fire
28  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

18
Ray Anthony and His Orchestra Peter Gunn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Peter Gunn
Ray Anthony and His Orchestra
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.N.Mancini
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
19
The Bell Notes I've Had It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Had It
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
Bill Parsons The All American Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The All American Boy
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Lunsford, B.Parsons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fraternity
21
Tommy Edwards Please Mr. Sun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Please Mr. Sun
29  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Getzov, S.Frank
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MGM
22
Teddy Humphries What Makes You So Tough Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Makes You So Tough
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
Dee Clark Nobody But You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nobody But You
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Clark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Abner
24
Jimmy Barnes No Regrets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Regrets
26  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Blackwell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gibraltar
25
The Skyliners Since I Don't Have You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Since I Don't Have You
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
26
Clyde McPhatter A Lover's Question Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Lover's Question
22  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Benton, J.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
27
Jerry Butler Lost Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury
28
Bo Diddley I'm Sorry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Sorry
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
29
Thomas Wayne With the Delons Tragedy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tragedy
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Burch, G.Nelson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fernwood
30
Connie Francis My Happiness Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Happiness
24  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Bergantine, B.Peterson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MGM
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