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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Operator
Songwriter(s)
B.Watson, R.Calloway, B.Lipscomb
Producer(s)
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label
EEG | Solar
Gains in performance

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1
Midnight Star Operator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Operator
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Watson, R.Calloway, B.Lipscomb
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Solar
2
Eugene Wilde Gotta Get You Home Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Get You Home Tonight
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Horton, R.Bloomfield
Producer(s):
M.Forte, D.Robinson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Philly World
3
The Temptations Treat Her Like A Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat Her Like A Lady
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Williams, O.Woodson
Producer(s):
R.R.Johnson, A.McKay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
4
Stevie Wonder Love Light In Flight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Light In Flight
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
5
Kool & The Gang Misled Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Misled
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Bell, J.Taylor, Kool & The Gang
Producer(s):
J.Bonnefond, R.Bell, Kool & The Gang
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | De-Lite
6
New Edition Mr. Telephone Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Telephone Man
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Parker, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
7
Paul Hardcastle Rain Forest Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rain Forest
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Hardcastle
Producer(s):
P.Hardcastle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
8
Ashford & Simpson Solid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Solid
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Producer(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
9
Madonna Like A Virgin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Like A Virgin
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Steinberg, T.Kelly
Producer(s):
N.G.Rodgers, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
10
The Gap Band Beep A Freak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Beep A Freak
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Taylor, D.Simmons, Wilson
Producer(s):
L.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Total Experience
11
Glenn Jones Show Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LaLa, G.Jones
Producer(s):
L.Cope, S.Horton, W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
12
Ray Parker Jr. Jamie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jamie
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Parker, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
13
Thelma Houston You Used To Hold Me So Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Used To Hold Me So Tight
13  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
14
Jermaine Jackson Do What You Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do What You Do
14  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Dino, L.DiTomaso
Producer(s):
J.Jackson, D.Rudolph
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
15
Diana Ross Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Richie
Producer(s):
L.Richie, J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
16
Klymaxx The Men All Pause Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Men All Pause
20  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Cooper, Fenderella
Producer(s):
S.Shockley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | MCA/Constellation
17
Prince And The Revolution I Would Die 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Would Die 4 U
27  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | NPG/Warner Bros.
18
Teena Marie Lover Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lover Girl
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Marie
Producer(s):
T.Marie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
The Whispers Contagious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Contagious
16  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Watson, R.Calloway, M.Gentry, B.Lovelace
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Solar
20
Jermaine Stewart The Word Is Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Word Is Out
18  Last
17  Peak
16  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Stewart, J.Lindsay, G.Craig
Producer(s):
P.Collins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
21
Billy Ocean Lover Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lover Boy
22  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Diamond, B.Ocean, R.J.Lange
Producer(s):
K.Diamond, R.J.Lange
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
22
Force M.D.'s Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tears
17  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Force MD's, R.Halpin
Producer(s):
T.Silverman, R.Halpin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
23
Vanity Mechanical Emotion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mechanical Emotion
26  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Vanity, B.Wolfer
Producer(s):
B.Wolfer, Vanity
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
24
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins Easy Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Easy Lover
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins
32  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
25
Rock Master Scott And The Dynamic Three Request Line Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Request Line
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Pettiford, Wigfall, Fowler, Bloodrock
Producer(s):
J.Bloodrock, K.Willoughby, C.Jay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fantasy | Reality
26
Fat Boys Jailhouse Rap Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jailhouse Rap
21  Last
17  Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Blow, L.Smith, D.Reeves, M.Morales, D.Robinson, S.Abbatiello
Producer(s):
K.Blow
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sutra
27
Gwen Guthrie Love In Moderation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love In Moderation
29  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Barnes, J.Barnes
Producer(s):
Deodato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Island
28
Sade Hang On To Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hang On To Your Love
31  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.F.Adu, Matthewman
Producer(s):
R.Millar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Portrait
29
George Benson 20/20 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
20/20
35  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Goodrum, S.A.Kipner
Producer(s):
R.Titelman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
30
New Edition Cool It Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cool It Now
25  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Brantley, Timas
Producer(s):
V.Brantley, R.Timas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
31
Whodini Friends/Five Minutes Of Funk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friends/Five Minutes Of Funk
23  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Hutchins, L.Smith
Producer(s):
L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
32
Jeffrey Osborne The Borderlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Borderlines
38  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Jones
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
33
The S.O.S. Band No One's Gonna Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No One's Gonna Love You
30  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
34
Chaka Khan I Feel For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Feel For You
24  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
A.Mardin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
35
Dazz Band Let It All Blow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let It All Blow
34  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Harrison, B.Harris
Producer(s):
R.Andrews, B.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
36
Isley, Jasper, Isley Look The Other Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Look The Other Way
33  Last
14  Peak
15  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.J.Isley
Producer(s):
C.Jasper, E.Isley, M.Isley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CBS Associated
37
Joyce Kennedy Stronger Than Before Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stronger Than Before
36  Last
30  Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Bayer Bacharach, B.Bacharach, B.Roberts
Producer(s):
J.Osborne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
38
Rebbie Jackson Centipede Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Centipede
37  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
39
The Pointer Sisters Neutron Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Neutron Dance
50  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Willis, D.Sembello
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Planet
40
Ready For The World Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonight
53  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Riley, Jr., G.Strozier
Producer(s):
B.Terry, Ready For The World
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
Lillo Thomas All Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Of You
39  Last
28  Peak
13  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Thomas, L.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
42
Ronnie Laws City Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
City Girl
46  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Laws
Producer(s):
R.Laws
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
43
Nolan Thomas Yo Little Brother Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Yo Little Brother
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Joseph, A.Godwin
Producer(s):
M.Liggett, C.Barbosa
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Mirage
44
Nuance Featuring Vikki Love Loveride Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Loveride
Nuance Featuring Vikki Love
44  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Miller
Producer(s):
R.D.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | 4th & B'Way
45
Janet Jackson Fast Girls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fast Girls
48  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Johnson
Producer(s):
J.M.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
46
Jonzun Crew Feturing Michael Jonzun Lovin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovin'
Jonzun Crew Feturing Michael Jonzun
49  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Jonzun
Producer(s):
M.Jonzun
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
47
Pennye Ford Change Your Wicked Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Change Your Wicked Ways
47  Last
42  Peak
13  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Scott, Ford
Producer(s):
O.Scott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Total Experience
48
Ollie And Jerry Electric Boogaloo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Electric Boogaloo
51  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
O.Brown, A.Giles, R.Regan
Producer(s):
O.E.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Polydor
49
The Furious Five Featuring Cowboy, Melle Mel & Scorpio Step Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Step Off
The Furious Five Featuring Cowboy, Melle Mel & Scorpio
54  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Gamble, L.A.Huff, A.Jackson, M.Glover, E.Morris, K.Ward
Producer(s):
S.Robinson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sugarhill | Sugar Hill
50
The Staple Singers This Is Our Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is Our Night
52  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Goetzman, M.Piccirillo
Producer(s):
M.Piccirillo, G.Goetzman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Private I
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