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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Somebody's Watching Me
Songwriter(s)
Rockwell
Producer(s)
C.A.Nolen, N.Rockwell
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA | Motown

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Rockwell Somebody's Watching Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Watching Me
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Rockwell
Producer(s):
C.A.Nolen, N.Rockwell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Motown
2
The Pointer Sisters Automatic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Automatic
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
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10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Walsh, M.Goldenberg
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Planet
3
Tina Turner Let's Stay Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Stay Together
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Green, Mitchell, Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Ware, G.Walsh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
4
Bobby Womack & Patti LaBelle Love Has Finally Come At Last Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Has Finally Come At Last
Bobby Womack & Patti LaBelle
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Womack, P.Moten
Producer(s):
B.Womack, J.Gadson, A.Oldham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beverly Glen
5
Cameo She's Strange Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Strange
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.E.Blackmon, C.Singleton, N.Leftenant, T.M.Jenkins
Producer(s):
L.Blackman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Atlanta Artists
6
Melba Moore Livin' For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' For Your Love
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LaLa
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
7
Dennis Edwards Don't Look Any Further Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Look Any Further
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Lambert, F.Golde, D.Hitchings
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
8
Laid Back White Horse Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
White Horse
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Stahl, J.Guldenberg
Producer(s):
Laid Back, Seven Dwarfs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
9
Michael Jackson Thriller Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thriller
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Temperton
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
10
Kool & The Gang Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonight
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Taylor, C.Williams, Kool & The Gang
Producer(s):
R.Bell, J.Bonnefond, Kool & The Gang
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | De-Lite
11
Atlantic Starr More, More, More Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More, More, More
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Dees
Producer(s):
J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
12
Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill Perfect Combination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Perfect Combination
Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Glass, M.N.Waldman
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Cotillion
13
Cheryl Lynn Encore Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Encore
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
C.Lynn, T.S.Lewis, J.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
14
Lionel Richie Hello Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hello
21  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
15
Patti Austin It's Gonna Be Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Gonna Be Special
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Magness, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
16
J. Blackfoot Taxi Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Taxi
10  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Banks, C.Brooks
Producer(s):
H.Banks, C.Brooks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Soundtown
17
Debarge Love Me In A Special Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me In A Special Way
26  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Debarge
Producer(s):
E.Debarge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
18
The Art Of Noise Beat Box Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Beat Box
25  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Dudley, Horn, Jeczalik, Langan, Morley
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Island
19
Luther Vandross Superstar/Until You Come Back To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superstar/Until You Come Back To Me
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
20
Patti LaBelle If Only You Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Only You Knew
11  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Biggs, K.Gamble, D.Wansel
Producer(s):
K.Gamble, D.Wansel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Philadelphia International
21
Starpoint It's All Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's All Yours
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Phillips
Producer(s):
L.Job
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
22
Dreamboy Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
20  Last
17  Peak
13  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Stanton
Producer(s):
J.stanton, V.taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
23
The Dells You Just Can't Walk Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Just Can't Walk Away
24  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Jackson, M.Yancy
Producer(s):
C.Jackson, M.Yancy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Private I
24
Dazz Band Joystick Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Joystick
19  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Harris, E.Fearman
Producer(s):
R.Andrews
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
25
Shannon Let The Music Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let The Music Play
18  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Barbosa, E.Chisholm
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Mirage
26
Jeffrey Osborne Plane Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Plane Love
17  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.H.Wolinski
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
27
Tyrone "Tystick" Brunson Fresh Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fresh
27  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Brunson, M.Bond, B.J.Eastmond
Producer(s):
R.Timmons,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Believe In A Dream
28
Shalamar Dancing In The Sheets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing In The Sheets
34  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Wolfer, D.Pitchford
Producer(s):
B.Wolfer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
29
James Ingram With Michael McDonald Yah Mo B There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Yah Mo B There
James Ingram With Michael McDonald
28  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Ingram, M.H.McDonald, R.Temperton, Q.Jones III, Q.West
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
30
Evelyn "Champagne" King Shake Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake Down
40  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
31
Run-D.M.C. Hard Times/Jam Master Jay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hard Times/Jam Master Jay
29  Last
11  Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Mitzell, J.W.Simmons, D.M.McDaniels, R.Simmons, L.Smith
Producer(s):
R.Simmons, L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
32
Jeffrey Osborne We're Going All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We're Going All The Way
48  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Mann, C.Weil
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
33
George Clinton Last Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Dance
44  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
G.Clinton, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
34
The S.O.S. Band For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For Your Love
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
35
ConFunkShun Don't Let Our Love Grow Cold Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Let Our Love Grow Cold
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.C.Pilate II, M.Carter
Producer(s):
Deodato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
36
Johnny Mathis And Deniece Williams Love Won't Let Me Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Won't Let Me Wait
Johnny Mathis And Deniece Williams
38  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Barrett, E.Eli
Producer(s):
D.Diante
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
37
The Emotions You're The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're The One
39  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

38
The Chi-lites Stop What You're Doin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop What You're Doin'
41  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

39
Yarbrough & Peoples Don't Waste Your Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Waste Your Time
50  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Ellis
Producer(s):
J.Ellis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Total Experience
40
Kenny G Hi, How Ya Doin? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hi, How Ya Doin?
43  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Horton
Producer(s):
W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
41
Clockwork I'm Your Candy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Candy Girl
42  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

42
Gladys Knight And The Pips When You're Far Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You're Far Away
45  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
E.Sylvers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
43
Midnight Star No Parking (on The Dance Floor) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Parking (on The Dance Floor)
46  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Simon, B.Lovelace, V.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMG | Solar
44
Culture Club Miss Me Blind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Miss Me Blind
53  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Virgin
45
The Temptations Sail Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sail Away
58  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Whitfield, A.Bond
Producer(s):
N.a.whitfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
46
One Way Lady You Are Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lady You Are
59  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

47
Tyrone Davis Let Me Be Your Pacifier Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be Your Pacifier
33  Last
33  Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Burton, W.L.Hitchcock
Producer(s):
L.Graham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ocean Front
48
Billy Griffin Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Serious
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Barnes, B.Griffin
Producer(s):
J.Barnes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
49
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force Renegades Of Funk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Renegades Of Funk
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force
49  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
50
The Deele Just My Luck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just My Luck
62  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
77
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

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