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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
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
1
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
2
Chaka Khan I Feel For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Feel For You
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
A.Mardin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
3
Diana Ross Swept Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Swept Away
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Hall, S.Allen
Producer(s):
D.Hall, A.Baker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
4
Prince And The Revolution Let's Go Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Crazy
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | NPG/Warner Bros.
5
New Edition Cool It Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cool It Now
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Brantley, Timas
Producer(s):
V.Brantley, R.Timas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
6
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
17  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
7
Rebbie Jackson Centipede Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Centipede
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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

Gains in performance

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

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson, J.Barnes
Producer(s):
M.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
10
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
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.McCord, A.Hudson
Producer(s):
K.McCord
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
11
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
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
12
The Time Jungle Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jungle Love
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Johnson
Producer(s):
M.Day, Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
13
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
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
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
14
The Jacksons Torture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Torture
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, K.Wakefield
Producer(s):
J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
15
Mtume You, Me And He Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You, Me And He
12  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Mtume
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
16
Jermaine Jackson Dynamite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dynamite
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Goldmark, B.Roberts
Producer(s):
J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
17
Teddy Pendergrass You're My Choice Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're My Choice Tonight
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Asylum
18
Tina Turner Better Be Good To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Be Good To Me
25  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Knight, Chinn, Chapman
Producer(s):
R.Hine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
19
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
17  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Britten, G.Lyle
Producer(s):
T.Britten
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
20
The S.O.S. Band Just The Way You Like It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Way You Like It
18  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
21
Vanity Pretty Mess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pretty Mess
30  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Vanity, B.Wolfer
Producer(s):
B.Wolfer, Vanity
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
22
Donna Summer There Goes My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There Goes My Baby
20  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Nelson, L.Patterson, G.Treadwell
Producer(s):
M.Omartian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Geffen
23
Champaign Off And On Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Off And On Love
28  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Champaign
Producer(s):
Champaign
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
24
Leon Haywood Tenderoni Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tenderoni
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Haywood
Producer(s):
L.Haywood
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Modern
25
Ray Parker Jr. Ghostbusters Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ghostbusters
19  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Parker, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia Pictures/Arista
26
Ashford & Simpson Solid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Solid
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Producer(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
Prince And The Revolution Purple Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Purple Rain
58  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | NPG/Warner Bros.
28
Prime Time I Owe It To Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Owe It To Myself
33  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
8
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
29
Patrice Rushen Get Off (You Fascinate Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Off (You Fascinate Me)
26  Last
26  Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Rushen, G.Albright, F.Washington
Producer(s):
C.Mims,Jr., P.Rushen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
30
Nuance Featuring Vikki Love Take A Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take A Chance
Nuance Featuring Vikki Love
29  Last
23  Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Miller, N.McDuffy
Producer(s):
R.D.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | 4th & B'Way
31
The Staple Singers Slippery People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slippery People
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
7
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
32
Whodini Friends/Five Minutes Of Funk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friends/Five Minutes Of Funk
43  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Hutchins, L.Smith
Producer(s):
L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
33
Glenn Jones Show Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me
38  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LaLa, G.Jones
Producer(s):
L.Cope, S.Horton, W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
34
Kashif Are You The Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You The Woman
37  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Kashif
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
35
The Controllers Crushed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crushed
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Watson
Producer(s):
N.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
36
Rick James 17 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
17
22  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.James
Producer(s):
R.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
37
Lakeside Make My Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make My Day
39  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Lakeside
Producer(s):
Lakeside
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Solar
38
Peabo Bryson Slow Dancin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Dancin'
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.P.Bryson
Producer(s):
P.Bryson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
39
Sheila E. The Glamorous Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Glamorous Life
31  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Sheila E.
Producer(s):
Sheila E., Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
40
Jeffrey Osborne Don't Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop
53  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Sembello, D.Batteau
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
41
Smokey Robinson I Can't Find Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Find
44  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Robinson
Producer(s):
W.Robinson, R.S.Burke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Tamla
42
Force M.D.'s Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tears
52  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Force MD's, R.Halpin
Producer(s):
T.Silverman, R.Halpin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
43
Madonna Lucky Star Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lucky Star
48  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Ciccone
Producer(s):
R.Lucas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
44
Lionel Richie Penny Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Penny Lover
72  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
72
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Richie, B.Harvey-Richie
Producer(s):
J.Carmichael, L.Richie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
45
Kurtis Blow 8 Million Stories Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8 Million Stories
46  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
7
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
46
Apollonia 6 Sex Shooter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Shooter
Apollonia 6
57  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Apollonia 6
Producer(s):
Apollonia 6, Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
47
Barkays Sex O Matic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex O Matic
Barkays
56  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Bar-Kays, A.A.Jones
Producer(s):
A.A.Jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
48
Evelyn "Champagne" King Just For The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just For The Night
60  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
75
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Carter, P.Leonard, B.Gaitsch
Producer(s):
Hawk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
49
Dazz Band Let It All Blow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let It All Blow
63  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Harrison, B.Harris
Producer(s):
R.Andrews, B.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
50
Deniece Williams Black Butterfly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Butterfly
73  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
73
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Mann, C.Weil
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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