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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
3
LAST WEEK
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Love Ballad
Producer(s)
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label
Unknown | A&M

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L.T.D. Love Ballad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Ballad
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
2
The Spinners The Rubberband Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Rubberband Man
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
T.Bell, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
3
The O'Jays Message In Our Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Message In Our Music
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
4
Norman Connors You Are My Starship Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are My Starship
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Buddah
5
Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. You Don't Have To Be A Star Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Be A Star
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | ABC
6
Commodores Just To Be Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just To Be Close To You
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
7
Tyrone Davis Give It Up (turn It Loose) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give It Up (turn It Loose)
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
8
Barkays Shake Your Rump To The Funk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake Your Rump To The Funk
Barkays
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
9
The Jacksons Enjoy Yourself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Enjoy Yourself
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Epic
10
John Valenti Anything You Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anything You Want
10  Last
10  Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Ariola
11
Natalie Cole Mr. Melody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Melody
11  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
12
Four Tops Catfish Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Catfish
16  Last
12  Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | ABC
13
The Ritchie Family The Best Disco In Town Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Best Disco In Town
12  Last
12  Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Marlin
14
Gladys Knight And The Pips So Sad The Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Sad The Song
18  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Buddah
15
The Brothers Johnson Get The Funk Out Ma Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get The Funk Out Ma Face
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Q.Jones II, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
16
The Sylvers Hot Line Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot Line
24  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
F.Perren, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
17
Aretha Franklin Jump/Hooked On Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump/Hooked On Love
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
C.Mayfield, Not Listed
18
Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band A Fifth Of Beethoven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Fifth Of Beethoven
15  Last
10  Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Private Stock
19
Jermaine Jackson Let's Be Young Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Be Young Tonight
19  Last
19  Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
20
Brick Dazz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dazz
30  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Bang!
21
Al Green Keep Me Cryin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Me Cryin'
45  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
W.Mitchell, Not Listed
22
Peabo Bryson Underground Music/it's Just A Matter Of Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Underground Music/it's Just A Matter Of Time
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Bullet
23
The Salsoul Orchestra Nice 'n' Naasty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nice 'n' Naasty
21  Last
20  Peak
11  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Salsoul
24
Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots Disco Duck (Part I) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Disco Duck (Part I)
31  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RSO
25
The Whispers Living Together (in Sin) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living Together (in Sin)
38  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
26
Candi Staton Run To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Run To Me
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
27
Lou Rawls Groovy People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groovy People
37  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
28
The Moments With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
39  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Ascher, C.Sager
Producer(s):
Sylvia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Stang
29
Johnny Bristol Do It To My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It To My Mind
41  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
30
Funkadelic Undisco Kidd Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Undisco Kidd
32  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
31
Boz Scaggs Lowdown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lowdown
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
32
The Dramatics Finger Fever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Finger Fever
40  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | ABC
33
The Chi-lites Happy Being Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy Being Lonely
34  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
34
Luther Funky Music (Is A Part Of Me)/The 2nd Time Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Music (Is A Part Of Me)/The 2nd Time Around
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

35
KC And The Sunshine Band (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty
14  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
T.K.
36
Love Unlimited Orchestra My Sweet Summer Suite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Sweet Summer Suite
29  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | 20th Century
37
The Manhattans I Kinda Miss You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Kinda Miss You
58  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Manhattans Prod., B.Martin, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
38
The Emotions I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love
59  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
76
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
39
Jackie Moore Disco Body (shake It To The East, Shake It To The Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Disco Body (shake It To The East, Shake It To The
42  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Kayvette
40
Kool & The Gang Open Sesame - Part 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Open Sesame - Part 1
64  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
K.&G.Prod., Mr.vee Prod., Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | De-Lite
41
Lonnie Jordan Grey Rainy Days Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Grey Rainy Days
51  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | United Artists
42
Rose Royce Car Wash Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Car Wash
52  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.Whitfield, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
43
Bootsy's Rubber Band I'd Rather Be With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Be With You
25  Last
25  Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
44
Average White Band Queen Of My Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Queen Of My Soul
22  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
45
The Stylistics Because I Love You Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Because I Love You Girl
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | H&L
46
Ronnie Dyson The More You Do It (the More I Like It Done To Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The More You Do It (the More I Like It Done To Me)
44  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
47
Skip Mahoney And The Casuals Bless My Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bless My Soul
Skip Mahoney And The Casuals
50  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Abet
48
The Fatback Band The Booty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Booty
62  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
77
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Spring
49
Margie Joseph Don't Turn The Lights Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Turn The Lights Off
47  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
50
Blue Magic Teach Me (It's Something About Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teach Me (It's Something About Love)
48  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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