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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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LAST WEEK
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WEEKS ON CHART
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1
James Brown The Payback Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Payback
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

2
MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

3
Jackson 5 Dancing Machine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing Machine
Jackson 5
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
H.Davis, Not Listed
4
Earth, Wind & Fire Mighty Mighty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mighty Mighty
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Wissert, M.White, Not Listed
5
Al Green Let's Get Married Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Married
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
W.Mitchell, A.Green, Not Listed
6
Bloodstone Outside Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Outside Woman
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
M.Vernon, Not Listed
7
The Stylistics You Make Me Feel Brand New Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Make Me Feel Brand New
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
T.Bell, Not Listed
8
The Temptations Heavenly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heavenly
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.Whitfield, Not Listed
9
The Staple Singers Touch A Hand, Make A Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Touch A Hand, Make A Friend
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stax
10
Barry White Honey Please, Can't Ya See Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Honey Please, Can't Ya See
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
20th Century
11
Gladys Knight And The Pips Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
K.Kerner, R.Wise, Not Listed
12
The Isley Brothers Summer Breeze (Part 1) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Summer Breeze (Part 1)
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

13
The Main Ingredient Just Don't Want To Be Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Don't Want To Be Lonely
11  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Entwhistle, Gooding, Not Listed
14
Joe Simon Carry Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Carry Me
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

15
Stevie Wonder Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing
30  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

16
Sylvia (r&b) Sweet Stuff Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Stuff
18  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
17
Bobby "Blue" Bland Goin' Down Slow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goin' Down Slow
20  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ABC | Dunhill
18
The New Birth It's Been A Long Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been A Long Time
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Fuqua 111 Prod, Not Listed
19
Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back)
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philadelphia I.
20
Aretha Franklin I'm In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In Love
31  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Wexler, A.Mardin, A.Franklin
21
Millie Jackson I Got To Try It One Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got To Try It One Time
21  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

22
Creative Source Who Is He And What Is He To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who Is He And What Is He To You
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sussex
23
Al Wilson Touch And Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Touch And Go
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Fuller, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Rocky Road
24
Bill Withers The Same Love That Made Me Laugh Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Same Love That Made Me Laugh
32  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sussex
25
William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Thankful For What You Got
37  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
F.Floravanti, J.Davis, Not Listed
26
Graham Central Station Can You Handle It? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Handle It?
33  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Graham, R.Titelman, Not Listed
27
Bobby Womack Lookin' For A Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lookin' For A Love
14  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.Womack, Not Listed
28
Leon Haywood Keep It In The Family Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It In The Family
15  Last
11  Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Haywood, Not Listed
29
Martha Reeves Power Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Power Of Love
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Perry, Not Listed
30
Billy Paul Thanks For Saving My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanks For Saving My Life
19  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Gamble-huff, Not Listed
31
The Spinners Mighty Love - Pt. 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mighty Love - Pt. 1
22  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
T.Bell, Not Listed
32
K.C. & The Sunshine Band Sound Your Funky Horn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sound Your Funky Horn
26  Last
21  Peak
13  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

33
Herbie Hancock Chameleon Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chameleon
39  Last
33  Peak
10  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
34
The Peppers Pepper Box Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pepper Box
41  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Event
35
The Undisputed Truth Help Yourself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Help Yourself
44  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gordy
36
Ecstasy, Passion & Pain I Wouldn't Give You Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wouldn't Give You Up
29  Last
17  Peak
12  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
37
Elton John Bennie And The Jets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bennie And The Jets
54  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

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RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.J.P.Taupin, E.John
Producer(s):
G.Dudgeon
38
The Chi-lites Homely Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Homely Girl
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
E.Record, Not Listed
39
Eddie Kendricks Boogie Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Boogie Down
34  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

40
The Ebonys I Believe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Believe
45  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

41
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye My Mistake (Was To Love You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Mistake (Was To Love You)
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye
35  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
42
Oscar Brown Jr The Lone Ranger Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lone Ranger
56  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Dorn, Not Listed
43
Kool & The Gang Jungle Boogie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jungle Boogie
51  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Kool & The Gang, Not Listed
44
Johnny Nash Loving You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Loving You
40  Last
40  Peak
13  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Nash, Not Listed
45
The O'Jays For The Love Of Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For The Love Of Money
64  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
K.Gamble, L.Huff, Not Listed
46
Natural Four Love That Really Counts Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love That Really Counts
58  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
70
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.tufo, Not Listed
47
Tyrone Davis I Wish It Was Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wish It Was Me
36  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
W.Henderson, Not Listed
48
Johnnie Taylor We're Getting Careless With Our Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We're Getting Careless With Our Love
38  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Davis, Not Listed
49
The Joneses Hey Babe (Is The Gettin' Still Good?) Part 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Babe (Is The Gettin' Still Good?) Part 1
55  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

50
J. Kelly She Calls Me Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Calls Me Baby
46  Last
46  Peak
13  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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