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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
LAST WEEK
8
WEEKS ON CHART
She's Strange
Songwriter(s)
L.E.Blackmon, C.Singleton, N.Leftenant, T.M.Jenkins
Producer(s)
L.Blackman
Imprint/Promotion Label
PolyGram | Atlanta Artists

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Cameo She's Strange Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Strange
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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
2
Rockwell Somebody's Watching Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Watching Me
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Rockwell
Producer(s):
C.A.Nolen, N.Rockwell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Motown
3
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
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Womack, P.Moten
Producer(s):
B.Womack, J.Gadson, A.Oldham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beverly Glen
4
The Pointer Sisters Automatic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Automatic
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Walsh, M.Goldenberg
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Planet
5
Tina Turner Let's Stay Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Stay Together
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Green, Mitchell, Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Ware, G.Walsh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
6
Dennis Edwards Don't Look Any Further Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Look Any Further
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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

Songwriter(s):
T.Stahl, J.Guldenberg
Producer(s):
Laid Back, Seven Dwarfs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
8
Kool & The Gang Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonight
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
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
9
Lionel Richie Hello Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hello
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
10
Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill Perfect Combination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Perfect Combination
Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Glass, M.N.Waldman
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Cotillion
11
Atlantic Starr More, More, More Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More, More, More
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Dees
Producer(s):
J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
12
Melba Moore Livin' For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' For Your Love
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LaLa
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
13
Debarge Love Me In A Special Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me In A Special Way
17  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Debarge
Producer(s):
E.Debarge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
14
Michael Jackson Thriller Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thriller
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Temperton
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
15
The Art Of Noise Beat Box Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Beat Box
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Dudley, Horn, Jeczalik, Langan, Morley
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Island
16
Luther Vandross Superstar/Until You Come Back To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superstar/Until You Come Back To Me
19  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
17
Starpoint It's All Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's All Yours
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Phillips
Producer(s):
L.Job
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
18
Cheryl Lynn Encore Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Encore
13  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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
19
Patti Austin It's Gonna Be Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Gonna Be Special
15  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Magness, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
20
J. Blackfoot Taxi Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Taxi
16  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Banks, C.Brooks
Producer(s):
H.Banks, C.Brooks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Soundtown
21
Patti LaBelle If Only You Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Only You Knew
20  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Biggs, K.Gamble, D.Wansel
Producer(s):
K.Gamble, D.Wansel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Philadelphia International
22
Shalamar Dancing In The Sheets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing In The Sheets
28  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Wolfer, D.Pitchford
Producer(s):
B.Wolfer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
23
Dreamboy Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
22  Last
17  Peak
14  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Stanton
Producer(s):
J.stanton, V.taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
24
The Dells You Just Can't Walk Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Just Can't Walk Away
23  Last
23  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Jackson, M.Yancy
Producer(s):
C.Jackson, M.Yancy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Private I
25
Evelyn "Champagne" King Shake Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake Down
30  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
26
Jeffrey Osborne We're Going All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We're Going All The Way
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Mann, C.Weil
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
27
Dazz Band Joystick Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Joystick
24  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Harris, E.Fearman
Producer(s):
R.Andrews
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
28
George Clinton Last Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Dance
33  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
G.Clinton, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
29
Kenny G Hi, How Ya Doin? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hi, How Ya Doin?
40  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Horton
Producer(s):
W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
30
Yarbrough & Peoples Don't Waste Your Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Waste Your Time
39  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Ellis
Producer(s):
J.Ellis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Total Experience
31
Culture Club Miss Me Blind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Miss Me Blind
44  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Virgin
32
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
36  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Barrett, E.Eli
Producer(s):
D.Diante
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
33
ConFunkShun Don't Let Our Love Grow Cold Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Let Our Love Grow Cold
35  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.C.Pilate II, M.Carter
Producer(s):
Deodato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
34
The S.O.S. Band For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For Your Love
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
35
The Emotions You're The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're The One
37  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

36
The Chi-lites Stop What You're Doin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop What You're Doin'
38  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

37
One Way Lady You Are Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lady You Are
46  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

38
Clockwork I'm Your Candy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Candy Girl
41  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

39
Shannon Give Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me Tonight
55  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

40
The Deele Just My Luck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just My Luck
50  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

41
The Temptations Sail Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sail Away
45  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Whitfield, A.Bond
Producer(s):
N.a.whitfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
42
Gladys Knight And The Pips When You're Far Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You're Far Away
42  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
7
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)
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Simon, B.Lovelace, V.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMG | Solar
44
James Ingram There's No Easy Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's No Easy Way
64  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
82
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
45
Bar-Kays Freakshow On The Dance Floor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freakshow On The Dance Floor
65  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

46
Patti LaBelle Love, Need And Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love, Need And Want You
61  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
77
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

47
Newcleus Jam On It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam On It
62  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
48
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
48  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
49
The System I Wanna Make You Feel Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Make You Feel Good
52  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

50
Bryan Loren Lollipop Luv Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lollipop Luv
56  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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