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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
8
WEEKS ON CHART
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1
Eddie Kendricks Boogie Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Boogie Down
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

2
Kool & The Gang Jungle Boogie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jungle Boogie
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Kool & The Gang, Not Listed
3
The O'Jays Put Your Hands Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Put Your Hands Together
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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Producer(s):
Gamble-huff, Not Listed
4
Lamont Dozier Trying To Hold On To My Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Trying To Hold On To My Woman
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ABC
5
The Moments Sexy Mama Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Mama
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Ray, A.Goodman, S.Robinson
Producer(s):
Sylvia, H.Ray, A.Goodman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stang
6
The Temptations Let Your Hair Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Your Hair Down
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.Whitfield, Not Listed
7
Isaac Hayes "Joy" Pt. I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
"Joy" Pt. I
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Enterprise
8
B.B. King I Like To Live The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like To Live The Love
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Crawford, Not Listed
9
The Soul Children I'll Be The Other Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be The Other Woman
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stax
10
Love Unlimited Orchestra Love's Theme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Theme
13  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

11
Natural Four Can This Be Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can This Be Real
10  Last
10  Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Hutson, Not Listed
12
The Spinners Mighty Love - Pt. 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mighty Love - Pt. 1
26  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
T.Bell, Not Listed
13
Johnnie Taylor We're Getting Careless With Our Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We're Getting Careless With Our Love
25  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Davis, Not Listed
14
Blue Magic Stop To Start Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop To Start
17  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.Harris, Not Listed
15
Diana Ross Last Time I Saw Him Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Time I Saw Him
16  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
16
Billy Preston You're So Unique Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're So Unique
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.Preston, Not Listed
17
Al Green Livin' For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' For You
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hi
18
Albert King That's What The Blues Is All About Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's What The Blues Is All About
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

19
The Manhattans Wish That You Were Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wish That You Were Mine
20  Last
19  Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
20
Maceo And The Macks Soul Power 74 (Part I) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul Power 74 (Part I)
22  Last
20  Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Polydor
21
Independents The First Time We Met Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The First Time We Met
27  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
22
The Isley Brothers What It Comes Down To Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What It Comes Down To
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
T-Neck
23
New York City Quick, Fast, In A Hurry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Quick, Fast, In A Hurry
19  Last
19  Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chelsea
24
Marvin Gaye You Sure Love To Ball Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Sure Love To Ball
30  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
M.Gaye, Not Listed
25
Gladys Knight And The Pips I've Got To Use My Imagination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Got To Use My Imagination
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
K.Kerner, R.Wise, Not Listed
26
Dorothy Norwood There's Got To Be Rain In Your Life (To Appreciate The Sunshine) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Got To Be Rain In Your Life (To Appreciate The Sunshine)
33  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

27
The Dells I Miss You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Miss You
15  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Davis, Not Listed
28
Tyrone Davis I Wish It Was Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wish It Was Me
34  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
W.Henderson, Not Listed
29
Aretha Franklin Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
23  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Wexler, A.Mardin, Not Listed
30
The Chi-lites Homely Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Homely Girl
40  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
E.Record, Not Listed
31
The Pointer Sisters Wang Dang Doodle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wang Dang Doodle
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Rubinson, Not Listed
32
James Brown Stoned To The Bone - Part 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stoned To The Bone - Part 1
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polydor
33
Tavares That's The Sound That Lonely Makes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's The Sound That Lonely Makes
44  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Bristol, Not Listed
34
The Impressions If It's In You To Do Wrong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If It's In You To Do Wrong
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

35
The Delfonics I Told You So Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Told You So
41  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
36
The Whispers A Mother For My Children Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Mother For My Children
38  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Janus
37
Jerry Butler Power Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Power Of Love
29  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

38
O.V. Wright I'd Rather Be (Blind, Cripple & Crazy) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Be (Blind, Cripple & Crazy)
43  Last
38  Peak
11  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

39
Bobby Womack Lookin' For A Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lookin' For A Love
55  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.Womack, Not Listed
40
Smokey Robinson Baby Come Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Come Close
31  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
S.Robinson, W.Hutch, Not Listed
41
Four Tops I Just Can't Get You Out Of My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Can't Get You Out Of My Mind
51  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
S.Barri, D.Lambert, B.Potter
42
Stevie Wonder Living For The City Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living For The City
32  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
S.Wonder, Not Listed
43
Ruby Winters I Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Will
39  Last
39  Peak
10  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

44
The Chubukos Witch Doctor Bump Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Witch Doctor Bump
48  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

45
Love Unlimited 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)
Love Unlimited
35  Last
35  Peak
12  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
20th Century
46
Baby Washington I've Got To Break Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Got To Break Away
37  Last
32  Peak
12  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

47
Billy Paul Thanks For Saving My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanks For Saving My Life
61  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
77
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Gamble-huff, Not Listed
48
The New Birth It's Been A Long Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been A Long Time
64  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
75
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Fuqua 111 Prod, Not Listed
49
Al Wilson Show And Tell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show And Tell
42  Last
10  Peak
18  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rocky Road
50
Annette Snell Get Your Thing Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Your Thing Together
57  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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