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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
LAST WEEK
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Love Come Down
Evelyn King
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA

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Evelyn King Love Come Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Come Down
Evelyn King
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
2
The Gap Band You Dropped A Bomb On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Dropped A Bomb On Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Simmons, C.Wilson, R.Taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Total Experience
3
Aretha Franklin Jump To It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump To It
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
4
Grandmaster Flash The Message Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Message
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sugar Hill
5
Jermaine Jackson Let Me Tickle Your Fancy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Jackson, P.sawyer, M.mc Leod
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
6
The Time 777-9311 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
777-9311
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
M.Day, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
7
Zapp Dance Floor (Part I) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance Floor (Part I)
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

8
Kool & The Gang Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Fun
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Deodato, R.Bell, J.Taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | De-Lite
9
Donna Summer Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Geffen
10
Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross If This World Were Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If This World Were Mine
Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross
17  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
11
Stacy Lattisaw Don't Throw It All Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Throw It All Away
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.M.Walden, G.benson, D.r.mindell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Cotillion
12
Ray Parker Jr. Let Me Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Go
11  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr., Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
13
Howard Johnson So Fine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Fine
12  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Kashif, K.meine, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
14
Goodie Do Something Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Something
14  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Simmons, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Total Experience
15
Stevie Wonder Ribbon In The Sky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ribbon In The Sky
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
S.Wonder, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Tamla
16
Michael McDonald I Keep Forgettin' (every Time You're Near) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Keep Forgettin' (every Time You're Near)
28  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
T.Templeman, L.Waronker, M.McDonald
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
17
Barry White Change Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Change
19  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.White, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Unlimited Gold
18
Rick James Hard To Get Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hard To Get
15  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.James, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Gordy
19
Melba Moore Love's Comin' At Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Comin' At Ya
25  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
P.L.Jones,III, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | EMI
20
Ashford & Simpson Love It Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love It Away
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.Ashford, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
21
Bloodstone Go On And Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go On And Cry
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
C.Love, K.Sears, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | T-Neck
22
Alfonzo Girl, You Are The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl, You Are The One
24  Last
22  Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
C.McMurray, A.A.Jones, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Joe-Wes
23
Tavares A Penny For Your Thoughts Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Penny For Your Thoughts
26  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
K.Nolan, J.Senter, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
24
Sunrize Who's Sticking It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Sticking It
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
E.collins, Isley Brothers, B.Isley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Boardwalk
25
The Jonzun Crew Pack Jam (Look Out For The OVC) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pack Jam (Look Out For The OVC)
36  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
26
Carl Carlton Baby I Need Your Loving Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I Need Your Loving
31  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Rubinson, Holland, Dozier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
27
Luther Vandross Bad Boy/having A Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Boy/having A Party
38  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Vandross, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
28
Peabo Bryson Give Me Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me Your Love
33  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
P.Bryson, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
29
The Steve Miller Band Abracadabra Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Abracadabra
39  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
S.Miller, G.Mallaber, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
30
Stephanie Mills Last Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Night
16  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Casablanca
31
Jeffrey Osborne On The Wings Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On The Wings Of Love
46  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
G.Duke, J.Osborne, P.schless
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
32
The B.B. And Q. Band Imagination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Imagination
21  Last
21  Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.F.Petrus, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
33
Jeffrey Osborne I Really Don't Need No Light Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Really Don't Need No Light
13  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
G.Duke, D.H.Wolinski, J.Osborne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
34
The O'Jays Your Body's Here With Me (But Your Mind's On The Other Side Of Town) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Body's Here With Me (But Your Mind's On The Other Side Of Town)
18  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

35
Gwen Guthrie It Should Have Been You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Should Have Been You
49  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
S. Dunbar, R.Shakespear, S.Stanley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Island
36
Dazz Band Keep It Live (on The K.i.l.) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It Live (on The K.i.l.)
30  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
37
Dreamgirls Featuring Jennifer Holliday And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
Dreamgirls Featuring Jennifer Holliday
29  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Foster, T.eyen, H.krieger
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Geffen
38
Yaz Situation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Situation
42  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
V.clarke, E.c.radcliffe, D.Miller
39
Atlantic Starr Perfect Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Perfect Love
44  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
40
Kurtis Blow Tough Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tough
45  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.B.Moore, R.Ford,Jr., L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
41
Bobby Bland Recess In Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Recess In Heaven
Bobby Bland
43  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
M.Higgins, H.bell, V.pea
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | MCA
42
Roberta Flack I'm The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm The One
32  Last
24  Peak
13  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.MacDonald, R.Flack, W.Eaton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
43
Odyssey Inside Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Inside Out
34  Last
12  Peak
17  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.Douglass, J.rae, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
44
The Pointer Sisters American Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
American Music
35  Last
23  Peak
13  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Perry, P.mcgee, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Planet
45
Midnight Star Hot Spot Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot Spot
37  Last
35  Peak
11  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Calloway, Midnight Star, M.gentry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Solar
46
Stephanie Mills Keep Away Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Away Girl
61  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.Ashford, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Casablanca
47
Amuzement Park Band Groove Your Blues Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Your Blues Away
47  Last
47  Peak
12  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.Gray, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Our Gang Entertain
48
Stacy Lattisaw Attack Of The Name Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Attack Of The Name Game
59  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.M.Walden, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Cotillion
49
Donald Byrd And The 125th Street N.Y.C. Sexy Dancer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Dancer
56  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Byrd, I.Hayes, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Elektra
50
Stevie Woods The Woman In My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Woman In My Life
57  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
J.White, B.J.Wright, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Cotillion
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