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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
5
WEEKS ON CHART
Billie Jean
Songwriter(s)
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s)
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label
Legacy | Epic

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Michael Jackson Billie Jean Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Billie Jean
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
2
Debarge I Like It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like It
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
I.gordy, E.Debarge, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Gordy/Motown
3
The Gap Band Outstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Outstanding
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Total Experience
4
Earth, Wind & Fire Fall In Love With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fall In Love With Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
M.White, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
5
Lionel Richie You Are Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Richie, J.Carmichael, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
6
George Clinton Featuring Coolio Atomic Dog Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Atomic Dog
George Clinton Featuring Coolio
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
G.Clinton, T.Currier, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
7
Ray Parker Jr. Bad Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Boy
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr., Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
8
Evelyn King Betcha She Don't Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Betcha She Don't Love You
Evelyn King
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
Musical Youth Pass The Dutchie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pass The Dutchie
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
P.Collins, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | MCA
10
Yarbrough & Peoples Heartbeats Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heartbeats
10  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Simmons, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Total Experience
11
Smokey Robinson I've Made Love To You A Thousand Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Made Love To You A Thousand Times
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
W.Robinson, R.Bourke, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Tamla
12
Patti Austin A Duet With James Ingram Baby, Come To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby, Come To Me
Patti Austin A Duet With James Ingram
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Q.Jones II, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Planet/Qwest
13
Margie Joseph Knockout Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knockout
15  Last
13  Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
T.Jones,III, D.witherspoon,jr., Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | HCRC
14
Indeep Last Night A D.J. Saved My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Night A D.J. Saved My Life
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Sony Music
15
Angela Bofill Too Tough Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Too Tough
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.M.Walden, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
16
Peabo Bryson We Don't Have To Talk <P6>(About Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Don't Have To Talk <P6>(About Love)
16  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

17
Luther Vandross Since I Lost My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Since I Lost My Baby
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Heavener, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Epic
18
Marvin Gaye Sexual Healing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexual Healing
12  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Producer(s):
M.Gaye, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
19
Grover Washington Jr. With Patti LaBelle The Best Is Yet To Come Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Best Is Yet To Come
Grover Washington Jr. With Patti LaBelle
14  Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Elektra
20
Dazz Band On The One For Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On The One For Fun
27  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Andrews, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
21
Chaka Khan Got To Be There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Got To Be There
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L. Batiste, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
22
Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney The Girl Is Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Girl Is Mine
Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Q.Jones II, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Epic
23
Tyrone Davis Are You Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Serious
22  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Graham, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Highrise
24
Commodores Painted Picture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Painted Picture
23  Last
19  Peak
14  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
25
O'Bryan I'm Freaky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Freaky
31  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
26
Orbit The Beat Goes On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Beat Goes On
24  Last
24  Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Was, J.lewis, J.tann
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Quality
27
Wuf Ticket Ya Mama Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ya Mama
25  Last
21  Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Tyson, Connie, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Prelude
28
Janet Jackson Come Give Your Love To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Give Your Love To Me
35  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.F.Sylvers,III, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
29
Melba Moore Mind Up Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mind Up Tonight
26  Last
25  Peak
14  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
P.L.Jones,III, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
30
Goodie You And I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And I
30  Last
30  Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
L.Simmons, J.Ellis, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Total Experience
31
The Jonzun Crew Space Is The Place Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Space Is The Place
33  Last
31  Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
M.Johnson, T.Silverman, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Tommy Boy
32
Lionel Richie Truly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Truly
29  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
33
Melle Mel And Duke Bootie The Message 2-survival Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Message 2-survival
Melle Mel And Duke Bootie
32  Last
32  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
S.Robinson, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Sugar Hill
34
Sonny Charles Put It In A Magazine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Put It In A Magazine
28  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
B.Paris, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Highrise
35
ConFunkShun Ms. Got-the-body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ms. Got-the-body
46  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Con Funk Shun, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
36
The Weather Girls It's Raining Men Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Raining Men
38  Last
36  Peak
13  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
P.Jabara, B.Esty, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
37
Tyrone "Tystick" Brunson The Smurf Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Smurf
36  Last
14  Peak
16  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Timmons,Jr., Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Believe In A Dream
38
Donna Summer The Woman In Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Woman In Me
42  Last
38  Peak
10  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Q.Jones II, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Geffen
39
Skyy Let Love Shine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Love Shine
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Muller, S.Roberts,Jr., Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Salsoul
40
Cashmere Do It Anyway You Wanna Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It Anyway You Wanna
45  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
N.Martinelli, B.Weeden, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philly World
41
Four Tops I Believe In You And Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Believe In You And Me
43  Last
41  Peak
12  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Wolfert, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Casablanca
42
Tavares Got To Find My Way Back To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Got To Find My Way Back To You
52  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
R.Wyatt,Jr., Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
43
Betty Wright She's Older Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Older Now
57  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
M.Jackson, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Epic
44
Kashif I Just Gotta Have You (Lover Turn Me On) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Gotta Have You (Lover Turn Me On)
55  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

45
Ebonee Webb Too Hot To Be Cool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Too Hot To Be Cool
53  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
A.A.Jones, A.Taylor, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
46
Champaign Try Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Try Again
56  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
G.massenburg, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
47
Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force Looking For The Perfect Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For The Perfect Beat
Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force
51  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
A.Baker, J.roble, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Tommy Boy
48
Alfonzo Your Booty Makes Me Moody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Booty Makes Me Moody
48  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
C.McMurray, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Larc
49
Peter Brown Baby Gets High Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Gets High
49  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
P.Brown, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
50
The System You Are In My System Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are In My System
62  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
P.Glasser, B.Paris, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mirage
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