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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
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Aaron Neville Tell It Like It Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell It Like It Is
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10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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10
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2
Four Tops Standing In The Shadows Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Standing In The Shadows Of Love
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2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
3
Spyder Turner Stand By Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stand By Me
Last
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3
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
MGM
4
Freddy Scott Are You Lonely For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Lonely For Me
Last
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5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shout
5
Cannonball Adderley Mercy, Mercy, Mercy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
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5
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
6
Otis Redding Try A Little Tenderness Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Try A Little Tenderness
Last
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Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gold
RIAA Certification

7
The Temptations (I Know) I'm Losing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(I Know) I'm Losing You
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gordy
8
Lowell Fulsom Tramp Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tramp
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kent
9
James Brown And The Famous Flames Bring It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring It Up
James Brown And The Famous Flames
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
King
10
Jimmy Ruffin I've Passed This Way Before Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Passed This Way Before
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Soul
11
Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mustang Sally
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

12
The Young Holt Trio Wack Wack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wack Wack
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brunswick
13
Howard Tate Look At Granny Run, Run Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Look At Granny Run, Run
22  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Verve
14
Sam & Dave You Got Me Hummin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got Me Hummin'
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stax
15
Dee Dee Warwick I'm Gonna Make You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury
16
Gene Chandler I Fooled You This Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Fooled You This Time
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Checker
17
Jimmy Castor Hey, Leroy, Your Mama's Callin' You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey, Leroy, Your Mama's Callin' You
17  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Smash
18
Joe Tex Papa Was Too Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Papa Was Too
16  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dial
19
J.J. Jackson I Dig Girls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Dig Girls
26  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Calla
20
Bo Diddley Ooh Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ooh Baby
27  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Checker
21
Stevie Wonder A Place In The Sun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Place In The Sun
13  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tamla
22
Little Milton Feel So Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feel So Bad
31  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Checker
23
Big Maybelle 96 Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
96 Tears
28  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rojac
24
The Supremes You Keep Me Hangin' On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Keep Me Hangin' On
18  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
25
Bobby Bland Back In The Same Old Bag Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back In The Same Old Bag Again
Bobby Bland
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

26
The Van Dykes You Need Confidence Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Need Confidence
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

27
Joe Simon My Special Prayer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Special Prayer
32  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sound Stage 7
28
Hector Rivera At The Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
At The Party
29  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

29
The Fascinations Girls Are Out To Get You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls Are Out To Get You
37  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mayfield
30
Lou Courtney Skate Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skate Now
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Riverside
31
Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston It Takes Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Takes Two
Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
41  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tamla
32
The Artistics I'm Gonna Miss You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Gonna Miss You
23  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brunswick
33
Jimmy Robins I Can't Please You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Please You
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

34
Carla Thomas Something Good (Is Going To Happen To You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something Good (Is Going To Happen To You)
40  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stax
35
Junior Parker Man Or Mouse Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Man Or Mouse
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

36
Patti LaBelle And The Blue Belles Take Me For A Little While Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me For A Little While
Patti LaBelle And The Blue Belles
39  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
37
Clarence Carter Tell Daddy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Daddy
38  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

38
The Emperor's Karate Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Karate
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
8
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mala
39
Albert King Crosscut Saw Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crosscut Saw
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

40
Peaches & Herb Let's Fall In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Fall In Love
42  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Date
41
James Carr The Dark End Of The Street Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Dark End Of The Street
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
42
Alvin Cash & The Registers Alvin's Boo-Ga-Loo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Alvin's Boo-Ga-Loo
Alvin Cash & The Registers
44  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mar-V-Lus
43
Jerry Butler I Dig You Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Dig You Baby
45  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury
44
Etta James I Prefer You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Prefer You
46  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

45
The Marvelettes The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
46
The Five Stairsteps Danger! She's A Stranger Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Danger! She's A Stranger
50  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Windy C
47
Felice Taylor It May Be Winter Outside (But In My Heart It's Spring) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It May Be Winter Outside (But In My Heart It's Spring)
48  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mustang
48
Solomon Burke Keep A Light In The Window Till I Come Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep A Light In The Window Till I Come Home
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
49
B.B. King It's A Mean World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's A Mean World
49  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

50
Prince Buster Ten Commandments Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ten Commandments
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
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