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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
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
1
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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
Dennis Edwards Don't Look Any Further Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Look Any Further
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Lambert, F.Golde, D.Hitchings
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
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
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Womack, P.Moten
Producer(s):
B.Womack, J.Gadson, A.Oldham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beverly Glen
4
Rockwell Somebody's Watching Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Watching Me
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Rockwell
Producer(s):
C.A.Nolen, N.Rockwell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Motown
5
Lionel Richie Hello Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hello
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
6
Laid Back White Horse Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
White Horse
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Stahl, J.Guldenberg
Producer(s):
Laid Back, Seven Dwarfs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
7
The Pointer Sisters Automatic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Automatic
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Walsh, M.Goldenberg
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Planet
8
Kool & The Gang Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonight
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
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
Tina Turner Let's Stay Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Stay Together
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Green, Mitchell, Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Ware, G.Walsh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
10
Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill Perfect Combination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Perfect Combination
Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Glass, M.N.Waldman
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Cotillion
11
Debarge Love Me In A Special Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me In A Special Way
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Debarge
Producer(s):
E.Debarge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
12
Atlantic Starr More, More, More Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More, More, More
11  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Dees
Producer(s):
J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
15
Melba Moore Livin' For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' For Your Love
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LaLa
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
16
Evelyn "Champagne" King Shake Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake Down
25  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
17
Starpoint It's All Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's All Yours
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Phillips
Producer(s):
L.Job
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
18
Shalamar Dancing In The Sheets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing In The Sheets
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Wolfer, D.Pitchford
Producer(s):
B.Wolfer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
19
Yarbrough & Peoples Don't Waste Your Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Waste Your Time
30  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Ellis
Producer(s):
J.Ellis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Total Experience
20
Michael Jackson Thriller Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thriller
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Temperton
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
21
Culture Club Miss Me Blind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Miss Me Blind
31  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Virgin
22
Shannon Give Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me Tonight
39  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

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Kenny G Hi, How Ya Doin? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hi, How Ya Doin?
29  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Horton
Producer(s):
W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
24
Jeffrey Osborne We're Going All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We're Going All The Way
26  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Mann, C.Weil
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
25
One Way Lady You Are Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lady You Are
37  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

26
Patti Austin It's Gonna Be Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Gonna Be Special
19  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Magness, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
27
George Clinton Last Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Dance
28  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
G.Clinton, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
28
Cheryl Lynn Encore Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Encore
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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
29
J. Blackfoot Taxi Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Taxi
20  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Banks, C.Brooks
Producer(s):
H.Banks, C.Brooks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Soundtown
30
Bar-Kays Freakshow On The Dance Floor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freakshow On The Dance Floor
45  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

31
The Deele Just My Luck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just My Luck
40  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
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
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.C.Pilate II, M.Carter
Producer(s):
Deodato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
34
The Emotions You're The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're The One
35  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

35
The Chi-lites Stop What You're Doin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop What You're Doin'
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

36
The Temptations Sail Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sail Away
41  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Whitfield, A.Bond
Producer(s):
N.a.whitfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
37
Clockwork I'm Your Candy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Candy Girl
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

38
James Ingram There's No Easy Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's No Easy Way
44  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
39
Patti LaBelle If Only You Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Only You Knew
21  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Biggs, K.Gamble, D.Wansel
Producer(s):
K.Gamble, D.Wansel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Philadelphia International
40
Newcleus Jam On It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam On It
47  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
41
Bryan Loren Lollipop Luv Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lollipop Luv
50  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

42
Patti LaBelle Love, Need And Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love, Need And Want You
46  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

43
Spinners Right Or Wrong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Or Wrong
Spinners
56  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
44
O'Bryan Lovelite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovelite
57  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
45
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
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Simon, B.Lovelace, V.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMG | Solar
46
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
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
47
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
12  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Jackson, M.Yancy
Producer(s):
C.Jackson, M.Yancy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Private I
48
The System I Wanna Make You Feel Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Make You Feel Good
49  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

49
Central Line Time For Some Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Time For Some Fun
52  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

50
Daryl Hall John Oates Adult Education Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Adult Education
51  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
D.Hall, J.Oates, B.Clearmountain
51
The Crusaders New Moves Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Moves
65  Last
51  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
76
TWO WEEKS AGO
51
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

52
D Train You're The Reason Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're The Reason
55  Last
52  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
52
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

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