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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS
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
3
LAST WEEK
8
WEEKS ON CHART
I Just Called To Say I Love You
Songwriter(s)
S.H.Morris
Producer(s)
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label
Motown
Gains in performance

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Stevie Wonder I Just Called To Say I Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Called To Say I Love You
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
2
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)
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
3
Prince And The Revolution Let's Go Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Crazy
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | NPG/Warner Bros.
4
Chaka Khan I Feel For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Feel For You
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
A.Mardin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
5
Alicia Myers You Get The Best From Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Get The Best From Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.McCord, A.Hudson
Producer(s):
K.McCord
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
6
Diana Ross Swept Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Swept Away
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Hall, S.Allen
Producer(s):
D.Hall, A.Baker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
7
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
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
8
New Edition Cool It Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cool It Now
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Brantley, Timas
Producer(s):
V.Brantley, R.Timas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
9
Stephanie Mills The Medicine Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Medicine Song
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.H.Wolinski
Producer(s):
Hawk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Casablanca
10
Janet Jackson Don't Stand Another Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stand Another Chance
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson, J.Barnes
Producer(s):
M.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
11
Rebbie Jackson Centipede Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Centipede
19  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
12
Mtume You, Me And He Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You, Me And He
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Mtume
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
13
The Jacksons Torture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Torture
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, K.Wakefield
Producer(s):
J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
14
Jermaine Jackson Dynamite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dynamite
13  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Goldmark, B.Roberts
Producer(s):
J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
15
The Time Jungle Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jungle Love
25  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Johnson
Producer(s):
M.Day, Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
16
Ralph MacDonald With Bill Withers In The Name Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Name Of Love
Ralph MacDonald With Bill Withers
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.MacDonald, W.Salter, W.Withers, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.MacDonald, W.Eaton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Polydor
17
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
14  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Britten, G.Lyle
Producer(s):
T.Britten
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
18
The S.O.S. Band Just The Way You Like It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Way You Like It
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
19
Ray Parker Jr. Ghostbusters Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ghostbusters
17  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Parker, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia Pictures/Arista
20
Donna Summer There Goes My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There Goes My Baby
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Nelson, L.Patterson, G.Treadwell
Producer(s):
M.Omartian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Geffen
21
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
16  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Lawrence III
Producer(s):
T.Allen, P.L.Jones,III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
22
Rick James 17 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
17
18  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.James
Producer(s):
R.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
23
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)
21  Last
18  Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Hall, R.Irving III
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
24
Teddy Pendergrass You're My Choice Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're My Choice Tonight
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Asylum
25
Tina Turner Better Be Good To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Be Good To Me
36  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Knight, Chinn, Chapman
Producer(s):
R.Hine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
26
Patrice Rushen Get Off (You Fascinate Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Off (You Fascinate Me)
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Rushen, G.Albright, F.Washington
Producer(s):
C.Mims,Jr., P.Rushen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
27
Leon Haywood Tenderoni Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tenderoni
33  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Haywood
Producer(s):
L.Haywood
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Modern
28
Champaign Off And On Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Off And On Love
34  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Champaign
Producer(s):
Champaign
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
29
Nuance Featuring Vikki Love Take A Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take A Chance
Nuance Featuring Vikki Love
24  Last
23  Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Miller, N.McDuffy
Producer(s):
R.D.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | 4th & B'Way
30
Vanity Pretty Mess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pretty Mess
39  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Vanity, B.Wolfer
Producer(s):
B.Wolfer, Vanity
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
31
Sheila E. The Glamorous Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Glamorous Life
27  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Sheila E.
Producer(s):
Sheila E., Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
32
Ashford & Simpson Solid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Solid
41  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Producer(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
33
Prime Time I Owe It To Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Owe It To Myself
42  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Hamilton, M.Haynes, T.Rabb
Producer(s):
J.Hamilton, M.Hayes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Total Experience
34
The Staple Singers Slippery People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slippery People
38  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Byrne, T.Weymouth, C.Frantz, J.Harrison
Producer(s):
M.Piccirillo, G.Goetzman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Private I
35
Peabo Bryson Slow Dancin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Dancin'
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.P.Bryson
Producer(s):
P.Bryson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
36
The Controllers Crushed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crushed
40  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Watson
Producer(s):
N.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Kashif Are You The Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You The Woman
47  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Kashif
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
38
Glenn Jones Show Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me
49  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LaLa, G.Jones
Producer(s):
L.Cope, S.Horton, W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
39
Lakeside Make My Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make My Day
44  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Lakeside
Producer(s):
Lakeside
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Solar
40
Cherrelle Fragile...Handle With Care Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fragile...Handle With Care
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
41
Newcleus Computer Age (Push The Button) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Computer Age (Push The Button)
31  Last
31  Peak
10  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.B.Cenac
Producer(s):
J.Webb, F.Fair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sunnyview
42
Deniece Williams Next Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Next Love
32  Last
22  Peak
12  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Williams, G.Duke
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
43
Whodini Friends/Five Minutes Of Funk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friends/Five Minutes Of Funk
51  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Hutchins, L.Smith
Producer(s):
L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
44
Smokey Robinson I Can't Find Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Find
48  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Robinson
Producer(s):
W.Robinson, R.S.Burke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Tamla
45
Run-D.M.C. 30 Days Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
30 Days
30  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.B.Moore, D.Simmons, L.Smith
Producer(s):
R.Simmons, L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
46
Kurtis Blow 8 Million Stories Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8 Million Stories
46  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Waring, K.Blow, D.Harris, S.Breck
Producer(s):
J.B.Moore, R.Ford,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
47
Lionel Richie Stuck On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stuck On You
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Richie
Producer(s):
L.Richie, J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
48
Madonna Lucky Star Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lucky Star
54  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Ciccone
Producer(s):
R.Lucas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
49
Jocelyn Brown I Wish You Would Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wish You Would
50  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Browne, N.Bennett
Producer(s):
F.McFarlane, A.George
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prelude | Vinyl Dreams
50
LaToya Jackson Hot Potato Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot Potato
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Bayyan, L.Jackson
Producer(s):
A.Bayyan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Private I
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