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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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
When Doves Cry
Songwriter(s)
Prince
Producer(s)
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label
Rhino | NPG/Warner Bros.

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Prince When Doves Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Doves Cry
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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9
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Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | NPG/Warner Bros.
2
Tina Turner What's Love Got To Do With It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's Love Got To Do With It
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
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10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Britten, G.Lyle
Producer(s):
T.Britten
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
3
Ollie And Jerry Breakin'...there's No Stopping Us Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakin'...there's No Stopping Us
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.E.Brown, J.Knight
Producer(s):
O.E.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Polydor
4
The Jacksons State of Shock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
State of Shock
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson, R.Hansen, M.Jagger
Producer(s):
M.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
5
Ray Parker Jr. Ghostbusters Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ghostbusters
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Parker, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia Pictures/Arista
6
Teddy Pendergrass And Whitney Houston Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
Teddy Pendergrass And Whitney Houston
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Masser, L.Creed
Producer(s):
M.Masser
7
Lakeside Outrageous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Outrageous
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
8
One Way Mr. Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Groove
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

9
Kashif Baby Don't Break Your Baby's Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Break Your Baby's Heart
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
10
Sheila E. The Glamorous Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Glamorous Life
13  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Sheila E.
Producer(s):
Sheila E., Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
11
Jocelyn Brown Somebody Else's Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody Else's Guy
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Browne
Producer(s):
F.McFarlane, A.George, J.Browne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prelude | Vinyl Dreams
12
Patrice Rushen Feels So Real (Won't Let Go) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels So Real (Won't Let Go)
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
13
The Time Ice Cream Castles Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ice Cream Castles
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Fields
Producer(s):
M.Day, Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
14
Peabo Bryson If Ever You're In My Arms Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Ever You're In My Arms Again
11  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Masser, T.Snow, C.Weil
Producer(s):
M.Masser
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
15
Grandmaster Melle Mel Beat Street Breakdown - Part I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Beat Street Breakdown - Part I
Grandmaster Melle Mel
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
Mtume You, Me And He Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You, Me And He
20  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Mtume
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
17
Rick James 17 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
17
23  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.James
Producer(s):
R.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
18
Lionel Richie Stuck On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stuck On You
27  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Richie
Producer(s):
L.Richie, J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
19
The Pointer Sisters Jump (For My Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump (For My Love)
15  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
20
The Brothers Johnson You Keep Me Coming Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Keep Me Coming Back
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Potts,Jr., R.Smith, D.Marshall, L.F.Sylvers III
Producer(s):
L.F.Sylvers,III, K.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
21
Stanley Clarke Heaven sent You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven sent You
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
22
Billy Ocean Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)
29  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
23
The Art Of Noise Close (To The Edit) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close (To The Edit)
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
24
Dennis Edwards (You're My) Aphrodisiac Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You're My) Aphrodisiac
17  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

25
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Shackles Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shackles
22  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

26
Cherelle I Didn't Mean To Turn You On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
18  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
27
O'Bryan Lovelite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovelite
19  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
28
Cameo Talkin' Out The Side Of Your Neck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talkin' Out The Side Of Your Neck
26  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

29
Evelyn "Champagne" King Teenager Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teenager
34  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
30
Deniece Williams Let's Hear It For The Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Hear It For The Boy
28  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
31
Divine Sound What People Do For Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What People Do For Money
30  Last
22  Peak
13  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
32
World's Famous Supreme Team Hey D.J. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey D.J.
31  Last
15  Peak
14  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
33
Rockwell Obscene Phone Caller Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Obscene Phone Caller
32  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
34
Richard "Dimples" Fields Your Wife Is Cheatin' On Us Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Wife Is Cheatin' On Us
40  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
35
Lillo Thomas Your Love's Got A Hold On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love's Got A Hold On Me
41  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Lawrence III
Producer(s):
T.Allen, P.L.Jones,III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
36
The S.O.S. Band Just The Way You Like It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Way You Like It
46  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
37
Barkays Dirty Dancer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dirty Dancer
Barkays
44  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Bar-Kays, A.A.Jones
Producer(s):
A.A.Jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
38
Joyce Kennedy & Jeffrey Osborne The Last Time I Made Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Last Time I Made Love
Joyce Kennedy & Jeffrey Osborne
52  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
39
Newcleus Jam On It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam On It
33  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
40
The Valentine Brothers Lonely Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lonely Nights
48  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Valentine, P.Peyton
Producer(s):
Valentine Brothers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
41
Womack & Womack Baby I'm Scared Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Scared Of You
35  Last
25  Peak
13  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

42
Yarbrough & Peoples Be A Winner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be A Winner
55  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
82
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Yarbrough, A.Peoples, T.Peoples
Producer(s):
L.Simmons, C.Yarbrough, O.Scott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Total Experience
43
Roger In The Mix Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Mix
36  Last
10  Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

44
Michael Jackson Farewell My Summer Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Farewell My Summer Love
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
45
Jermaine Jackson Dynamite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dynamite
73  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
73
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Goldmark, B.Roberts
Producer(s):
J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
46
Randy Hall I've Been Watching You (Jamie's Girl) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Been Watching You (Jamie's Girl)
58  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Hall, R.Irving III
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
47
Skool Boyz Slip Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slip Away
47  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
48
The Chi-lites Gimme Whatcha Got Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gimme Whatcha Got
43  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

49
Debbie Deb When I Hear Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I Hear Music
53  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
50
Kleeer Intimate Connection Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Intimate Connection
51  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
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