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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 25, 1961

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

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 […]

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 25, 1961

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  • 1
    • Please Mr. Postman

      The Marvelettes
    • 1
    • 1
    • 16
      • 1
      • 1
      • 16
  • 3
    • Turn On Your Love Light

      Bobby Bland
    • 2
    • 2
    • 4
      • 2
      • 2
      • 4
  • 5
    • Just Got To Know

      Jimmy McCracklin
    • 6
    • 2
    • 11
      • 6
      • 2
      • 11
  • 6
    • I Know (You Don't Love Me No More)

      Barbara George
    • 14
    • 6
    • 6
      • 14
      • 6
      • 6
  • 7
    • Lost Someone

      James Brown And The Famous Flames
    • 20
    • 7
    • 2
      • 20
      • 7
      • 2
  • 8
    • Unchain My Heart

      Ray Charles and his Orchestra
    • 24
    • 8
    • 2
      • 24
      • 8
      • 2
  • 9
    • In The Dark

      Little Junior Parker
    • 10
    • 7
    • 8
      • 10
      • 7
      • 8
  • 10
    • There's No Other (Like My Baby)

      The Crystals
    • 5
    • 5
    • 5
      • 5
      • 5
      • 5
  • 12
    • Just Out Of Reach (Of My Two Open Arms)

      Solomon Burke
    • 7
    • 7
    • 16
      • 7
      • 7
      • 16
  • 14
    • September In The Rain

      Dinah Washington
    • 8
    • 5
    • 6
      • 8
      • 5
      • 6
  • 15
    • Everybody's Gotta Pay Some Dues

      The Miracles
    • 12
    • 11
    • 6
      • 12
      • 11
      • 6
  • 18 NEW
  • NEW
    • Letter Full Of Tears

      Gladys Knight And The Pips
    • -
    • 18
    • 1
      • -
      • 18
      • 1
  • 19
    • Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong

      Albert King
    • 17
    • 14
    • 4
      • 17
      • 14
      • 4
  • 20 NEW
  • NEW
    • Poor Fool

      Ike & Tina Turner
    • -
    • 20
    • 1
      • -
      • 20
      • 1
  • 21
    • Mind Your Own Business

      Eugene Church
    • 21
    • 19
    • 4
      • 21
      • 19
      • 4
  • 23
    • But On The Other Hand Baby

      Ray Charles and his Orchestra
    • 26
    • 23
    • 2
      • 26
      • 23
      • 2
  • 24 NEW
  • NEW
    • Peppermint Twist - Part I

      Joey Dee & the Starliters
    • -
    • 24
    • 1
      • -
      • 24
      • 1
  • 25
    • Hit The Road Jack

      Ray Charles and his Orchestra
    • 13
    • 1
    • 15
      • 13
      • 1
      • 15
  • 26 NEW
  • NEW
    • Christmas Tears

      Freddy King
    • -
    • 26
    • 1
      • -
      • 26
      • 1
  • 29
    • Operation Heartbreak

      Aretha Franklin
    • 30
    • 6
    • 12
      • 30
      • 6
      • 12