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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = 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 the first time.

HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Strawberry Letter 23
Producer(s)
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label
Unknown | A&M

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The Brothers Johnson Strawberry Letter 23 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strawberry Letter 23
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
2
The Floaters Float On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Float On
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
W.Wilson, Katauzzion Prod, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | ABC
3
Slave Slide Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slide
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Cotillion
4
The Emotions Best Of My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Best Of My Love
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Producer(s):
M.White, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
5
Enchantment Sunshine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sunshine
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
M.Strokes, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Roadshow/Liberty
6
Commodores Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Easy
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
7
The Isley Brothers Livin' In The Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' In The Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | T-Neck
8
C.J. & Company Devil's Gun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Devil's Gun
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Westbound
9
Natalie Cole Party Lights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Party Lights
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
10
War L.a. Sunshine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
L.a. Sunshine
16  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Blue Note
11
Dorothy Moore I Believe You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Believe You
14  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Malaco
12
Philadelphia International All Stars Let's Clean Up The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Clean Up The Ghetto
21  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philadelphia I.
13
Johnny Guitar Watson A Real Mother For Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Real Mother For Ya
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Watson, Not Listed
14
Lou Rawls See You When I Git There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
See You When I Git There
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
15
Ohio Players O-h-i-o Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
O-h-i-o
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
16
Candi Staton Nights On Broadway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nights On Broadway
20  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
17
Tyrone Davis This I Swear Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This I Swear
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
18
Smokey Robinson Vitamin U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Vitamin U
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Tamla
19
The Whispers Make It With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It With You
25  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Soul Train
20
Bobby Bland The Soul Of A Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Soul Of A Man
Bobby Bland
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | ABC
21
Brainstorm Loving Is Really My Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Loving Is Really My Game
15  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Tabu
22
The O'Jays Work On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Work On Me
51  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
23
Peabo Bryson I Can Make It Better Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can Make It Better
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Bullet
24
Bootsy's Rubber Band Can't Stay Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stay Away
28  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
25
George Benson The Greatest Love Of All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Greatest Love Of All
49  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
26
Gladys Knight And The Pips Baby Don't Change Your Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Change Your Mind
12  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Buddah
27
Ben E. King And The Average White Band Get It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get It Up
Ben E. King And The Average White Band
27  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
28
Marvin Gaye Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)
18  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
A.Stewart, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Tamla
29
Teddy Pendergrass I Don't Love You Anymore Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Love You Anymore
17  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Whitehed, G.McFadden, V.Carstarphen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
30
Norman Connors Once I've Been There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once I've Been There
29  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Buddah
31
Latimore I Get Lifted Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Get Lifted
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Glades
32
Z.Z. Hill Love Is So Good When You're Stealing It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is So Good When You're Stealing It
40  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
33
The Salsoul Orchestra Getaway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getaway
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Salsoul
34
The Persuaders I Need Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need Love
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Calla
35
Pleasure Joyous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Joyous
37  Last
35  Peak
11  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Fantasy
36
Jupar Universal Orchestra Funky Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Music
32  Last
32  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Jupar
37
Heatwave Boogie Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Boogie Nights
47  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.Blue, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Epic
38
Bob Marley And The Wailers Exodus Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Exodus
48  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Island
39
Donna Summer Can't We Just Sit Down (and Talk It Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't We Just Sit Down (and Talk It Over)
26  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Casablanca
40
The Moments I Don't Wanna Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Wanna Go
53  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Roberts, C.Sager
Producer(s):
Sylvia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Stang
41
Frank Lucas Good Thing Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Thing Man
31  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | ICA
42
Ralph MacDonald Jam On The Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam On The Groove
43  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Marlin
43
Ashford & Simpson Over And Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Over And Over
46  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
44
Tavares Goodnight My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goodnight My Love
56  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
45
Otis Clay All Because Of Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Because Of Your Love
44  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Kayvette
46
Luther Ingram I Like The Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like The Feeling
45  Last
35  Peak
10  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Koko
47
Margie Evans Good Thing Queen Part 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Thing Queen Part 1
54  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | ICA
48
Barkays Spellbound Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spellbound
Barkays
36  Last
29  Peak
11  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
49
The Spinners Me And My Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Me And My Music
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
50
The Manhattans We Never Danced To A Love Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Never Danced To A Love Song
72  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
72
LAST WEEK
86
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Manhattans Prod., B.Martin, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
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