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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
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
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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
Lionel Richie Hello Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hello
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
3
Dennis Edwards Don't Look Any Further Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Look Any Further
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Lambert, F.Golde, D.Hitchings
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
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
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Womack, P.Moten
Producer(s):
B.Womack, J.Gadson, A.Oldham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beverly Glen
5
Laid Back White Horse Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
White Horse
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Stahl, J.Guldenberg
Producer(s):
Laid Back, Seven Dwarfs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
6
Luther Vandross Superstar/Until You Come Back To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superstar/Until You Come Back To Me
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
7
Yarbrough & Peoples Don't Waste Your Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Waste Your Time
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Ellis
Producer(s):
J.Ellis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Total Experience
8
Shannon Give Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me Tonight
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

9
Culture Club Miss Me Blind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Miss Me Blind
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Virgin
10
The Art Of Noise Beat Box Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Beat Box
10  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Dudley, Horn, Jeczalik, Langan, Morley
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Island
11
Kool & The Gang Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonight
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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
12
Rockwell Somebody's Watching Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Watching Me
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Rockwell
Producer(s):
C.A.Nolen, N.Rockwell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Motown
13
Evelyn "Champagne" King Shake Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake Down
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
14
Bar-Kays Freakshow On The Dance Floor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freakshow On The Dance Floor
20  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

15
Debarge Love Me In A Special Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me In A Special Way
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Debarge
Producer(s):
E.Debarge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
16
One Way Lady You Are Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lady You Are
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

17
Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill Perfect Combination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Perfect Combination
Stacy Lattisaw & Johnny Gill
12  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Glass, M.N.Waldman
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Cotillion
18
Jeffrey Osborne We're Going All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We're Going All The Way
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Mann, C.Weil
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
19
The Pointer Sisters Automatic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Automatic
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Walsh, M.Goldenberg
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Planet
20
Shalamar Dancing In The Sheets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing In The Sheets
18  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Wolfer, D.Pitchford
Producer(s):
B.Wolfer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
21
Patti LaBelle Love, Need And Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love, Need And Want You
32  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

22
The Temptations Sail Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sail Away
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Whitfield, A.Bond
Producer(s):
N.a.whitfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
23
Atlantic Starr More, More, More Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More, More, More
19  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Dees
Producer(s):
J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
24
Newcleus Jam On It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam On It
30  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
25
Deniece Williams Let's Hear It For The Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Hear It For The Boy
51  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
75
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
26
The Deele Just My Luck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just My Luck
28  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

27
Kenny G Hi, How Ya Doin? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hi, How Ya Doin?
23  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Horton
Producer(s):
W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
28
Bryan Loren Lollipop Luv Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lollipop Luv
39  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

29
James Ingram There's No Easy Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's No Easy Way
34  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
30
O'Bryan Lovelite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovelite
38  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
31
Spinners Right Or Wrong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Or Wrong
Spinners
37  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
32
Tina Turner Let's Stay Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Stay Together
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Green, Mitchell, Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Ware, G.Walsh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
33
The Chi-lites Stop What You're Doin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop What You're Doin'
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

34
George Clinton Last Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Dance
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
G.Clinton, Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
35
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
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

36
Starpoint It's All Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's All Yours
25  Last
17  Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Phillips
Producer(s):
L.Job
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
37
Melba Moore Livin' For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' For Your Love
27  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LaLa
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
38
Michael Jackson Thriller Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thriller
29  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Temperton
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
39
The Crusaders New Moves Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Moves
46  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

40
Irene Cara Breakdance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakdance
48  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
41
Nona Hendryx I Sweat (Going Through The Motions) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Sweat (Going Through The Motions)
47  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
42
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
10  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Barrett, E.Eli
Producer(s):
D.Diante
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
43
D Train You're The Reason Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're The Reason
44  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

44
Change Change Of Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Change Of Heart
60  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
45
Real To Reel Love Me Like This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Like This
52  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

46
Clockwork I'm Your Candy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Candy Girl
41  Last
37  Peak
10  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

47
J. Blackfoot Taxi Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Taxi
31  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Banks, C.Brooks
Producer(s):
H.Banks, C.Brooks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Soundtown
48
Dazz Band Swoop (I'm Yours) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Swoop (I'm Yours)
69  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
69
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

49
Midnight Star No Parking (on The Dance Floor) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Parking (on The Dance Floor)
45  Last
43  Peak
10  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Simon, B.Lovelace, V.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMG | Solar
50
ConFunkShun Don't Let Our Love Grow Cold Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Let Our Love Grow Cold
40  Last
33  Peak
11  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.C.Pilate II, M.Carter
Producer(s):
Deodato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
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