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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Let's Groove
Producer(s)
M.White, W.Vaughn, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label
Unknown | Arc/Columbia

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1
Earth, Wind & Fire Let's Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Groove
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
M.White, W.Vaughn, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arc/Columbia
2
Kool & The Gang Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
De-Lite
3
Prince Controversy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Controversy
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

4
George Benson Turn Your Love Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn Your Love Around
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
5
Commodores Oh No Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh No
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
6
Slave Snap Shot Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Snap Shot
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Cotillion
7
Diana Ross Why Do Fools Fall In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Do Fools Fall In Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Ross, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
8
Roger I Heard It Through The Grapevine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Roger, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
9
Rufus With Chaka Khan Sharing The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sharing The Love
Rufus With Chaka Khan
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Rufus, K.murphy, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
Barkays Hit And Run Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hit And Run
Barkays
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
11
Peabo Bryson Let The Feeling Flow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let The Feeling Flow
14  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
P.Bryson, J.pate, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
12
One Way Pull Fancy Dancer Pull Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pull Fancy Dancer Pull
12  Last
12  Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | MCA
13
The Isley Brothers Inside You (Part I) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Inside You (Part I)
10  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

14
LTD Kickin' Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kickin' Back
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
C.Vickers, J.Davis, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
15
Melba Moore Take My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take My Love
15  Last
15  Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | EMI
16
Ebonee Webb SOMETHING ABOUT YOU Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
SOMETHING ABOUT YOU
16  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
17
Teddy Pendergrass You're My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration
23  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
K.Gamble, L.Huff, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
18
Central Line Walking Into Sunshine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walking Into Sunshine
20  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Carter, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
19
Shalamar Sweeter As The Day Goes By Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweeter As The Day Goes By
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.carriera, R.Smith, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Solar
20
Skyy Call Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me
27  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Muller, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Salsoul
21
Chocolate Milk Blue Jeans Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blue Jeans
25  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
C.Vaughn, R.Muller, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
22
Phyllis Hyman Tonight You And Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonight You And Me
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
23
Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram Just Once Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Once
Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram
11  Last
11  Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Q.Jones II, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
24
Gwen McCrae Funky Sensation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Sensation
26  Last
24  Peak
13  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
K.nix, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
25
Gladys Knight And The Pips I Will Fight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Will Fight
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
26
Luther Vandross Never Too Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Too Much
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
27
The Time Get It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get It Up
19  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
28
Curtis Mayfield She Don't Let Nobody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Don't Let Nobody
24  Last
15  Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Boardwalk
29
Evelyn "Champagne" King Don't Hide Our Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Hide Our Love
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
30
GQ Shake Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
31
Jermaine Jackson I'm Just Too Shy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Just Too Shy
35  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Jackson, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
32
Four Tops When She Was My Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When She Was My Girl
30  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Casablanca
33
Tierra La La Means I Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
La La Means I Love You
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Boardwalk
34
Diana Ross & Lionel Richie Endless Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Endless Love
Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
31  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
35
Kraftwerk Numbers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Numbers
39  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
36
The Time Cool (Part 1) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cool (Part 1)
57  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
84
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner
37
Dynasty Love In The Fast Lane Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love In The Fast Lane
40  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
W.shelby, K.spencer, N.beard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Solar
38
Booker T. Jones I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You
41  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
39
The Jones Girls I Found That Man, Of Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Found That Man, Of Mine
48  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
40
Rockie Robbins I Believe In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Believe In Love
44  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
S.scarborough, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
41
Stevie Woods Steal The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Steal The Night
45  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.Bowersock, T.Veitch, M.Vernon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Cotillion
42
Aretha Franklin It's My Turn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's My Turn
46  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
C.B.Sager, M.Masser, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
43
Angela Bofill Something About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something About You
52  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.l.parker, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
44
Lakeside We Want You (On The Floor) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Want You (On The Floor)
47  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

45
Peaches & Herb Bluer Than Blue Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bluer Than Blue
49  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
K.st Lewis, F.Perren, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Polydor
46
Rick James Ghetto Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ghetto Life
51  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.James, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Gordy
47
Grover Washington, Jr. Be Mine (Tonight) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Mine (Tonight)
54  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra
48
Jarreau Breakin' Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakin' Away
Jarreau
56  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
49
Daryl Hall John Oates I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
60  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
81
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Hall, J.Oates, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
50
Bobby Womack If You Think You're Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Think You're Lonely
61  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
76
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.Womack, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Beverly Glen
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