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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
10
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
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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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
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
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11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Britten, G.Lyle
Producer(s):
T.Britten
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
3
Ray Parker Jr. Ghostbusters Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ghostbusters
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Parker, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia Pictures/Arista
4
The Jacksons State of Shock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
State of Shock
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson, R.Hansen, M.Jagger
Producer(s):
M.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
5
Ollie And Jerry Breakin'...there's No Stopping Us Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakin'...there's No Stopping Us
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
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10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.E.Brown, J.Knight
Producer(s):
O.E.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Polydor
6
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
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
7
Lakeside Outrageous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Outrageous
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
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
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

9
Sheila E. The Glamorous Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Glamorous Life
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Sheila E.
Producer(s):
Sheila E., Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
10
Mtume You, Me And He Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You, Me And He
16  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Mtume
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
11
The Time Ice Cream Castles Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ice Cream Castles
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Fields
Producer(s):
M.Day, Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
12
Teddy Pendergrass And Whitney Houston Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
Teddy Pendergrass And Whitney Houston
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Masser, L.Creed
Producer(s):
M.Masser
13
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)
22  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
14
Rick James 17 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
17
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.James
Producer(s):
R.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
15
Lionel Richie Stuck On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stuck On You
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Richie
Producer(s):
L.Richie, J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
16
The Brothers Johnson You Keep Me Coming Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Keep Me Coming Back
20  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
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
17
Jocelyn Brown Somebody Else's Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody Else's Guy
11  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Browne
Producer(s):
F.McFarlane, A.George, J.Browne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prelude | Vinyl Dreams
18
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
14  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Masser, T.Snow, C.Weil
Producer(s):
M.Masser
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
19
Grandmaster Melle Mel Beat Street Breakdown - Part I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Beat Street Breakdown - Part I
Grandmaster Melle Mel
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
20
Patrice Rushen Feels So Real (Won't Let Go) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels So Real (Won't Let Go)
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
21
The Pointer Sisters Jump (For My Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump (For My Love)
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
22
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
35  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Lawrence III
Producer(s):
T.Allen, P.L.Jones,III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
23
The Art Of Noise Close (To The Edit) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close (To The Edit)
23  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
24
The S.O.S. Band Just The Way You Like It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Way You Like It
36  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
25
Stanley Clarke Heaven sent You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven sent You
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
26
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Shackles Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shackles
25  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

27
Cherelle I Didn't Mean To Turn You On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
26  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
28
Evelyn "Champagne" King Teenager Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teenager
29  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
29
Barkays Dirty Dancer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dirty Dancer
Barkays
37  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Bar-Kays, A.A.Jones
Producer(s):
A.A.Jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
30
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
38  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
31
Jermaine Jackson Dynamite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dynamite
45  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Goldmark, B.Roberts
Producer(s):
J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
32
Richard "Dimples" Fields Your Wife Is Cheatin' On Us Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Wife Is Cheatin' On Us
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
33
Dennis Edwards (You're My) Aphrodisiac Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You're My) Aphrodisiac
24  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

34
O'Bryan Lovelite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovelite
27  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
35
Yarbrough & Peoples Be A Winner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be A Winner
42  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Yarbrough, A.Peoples, T.Peoples
Producer(s):
L.Simmons, C.Yarbrough, O.Scott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Total Experience
36
The Valentine Brothers Lonely Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lonely Nights
40  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Valentine, P.Peyton
Producer(s):
Valentine Brothers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
37
World's Famous Supreme Team Hey D.J. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey D.J.
32  Last
15  Peak
15  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
38
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)
46  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Hall, R.Irving III
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
39
Cameo Talkin' Out The Side Of Your Neck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talkin' Out The Side Of Your Neck
28  Last
21  Peak
11  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

40
Newcleus Jam On It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam On It
39  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
41
Run-D.M.C. 30 Days Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
30 Days
60  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
81
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.B.Moore, D.Simmons, L.Smith
Producer(s):
R.Simmons, L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
42
Deniece Williams Next Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Next Love
64  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
82
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Williams, G.Duke
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
43
Debbie Deb When I Hear Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I Hear Music
49  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
44
Nuance Featuring Vikki Love Take A Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take A Chance
Nuance Featuring Vikki Love
59  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Miller, N.McDuffy
Producer(s):
R.D.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | 4th & B'Way
45
Alicia Myers You Get The Best From Me (Say, Say, Say) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Get The Best From Me (Say, Say, Say)
63  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

46
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers We Need Some Money (Bout Money) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Need Some Money (Bout Money)
53  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Brown, J.B.Buchanan, M.Fleming, M.Johnson, D.Twilley
Producer(s):
R.Edwards, Soul Searchers
47
Tyzik Jammin' In Manhattan Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jammin' In Manhattan
51  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
48
Kleeer Intimate Connection Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Intimate Connection
50  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
49
Shannon My Heart's Divided Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart's Divided
52  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
50
Julio Iglesias & Diana Ross All Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Of You
Julio Iglesias & Diana Ross
55  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Renis, C.Weil, J.Iglesias
Producer(s):
R.Perry, R.Arcusa
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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