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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Missing You
Songwriter(s)
L.Richie
Producer(s)
L.Richie, J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA
Gains in performance

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Diana Ross Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Richie
Producer(s):
L.Richie, J.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
2
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightshift
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Orange, D.Lambert, F.Golde
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
3
Sheena Easton Sugar Walls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sugar Walls
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Alexander Nevermind
Producer(s):
G.Mathieson, Alexander Nevermind
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
4
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins Easy Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Easy Lover
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
5
Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Dancer
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Knopfler
Producer(s):
Carter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
6
Ready For The World Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonight
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
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
7
Ashford & Simpson Outta The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Outta The World
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Producer(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
8
New Edition Mr. Telephone Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Telephone Man
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Parker, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
9
Wilton Felder With Bobby Womack I'll Still Be Lookin' Up To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Still Be Lookin' Up To You
Wilton Felder With Bobby Womack
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Womack, P.Kisch
Producer(s):
W.Felder, J.Sample, L.N.Chancler, B.Womack, J.Gadson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
UTFO Roxanne, Roxanne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roxanne, Roxanne
10  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
UTFO, Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Select
11
Chaka Khan This Is My Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is My Night
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Murphy, D.Frank
Producer(s):
A.Mardin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
12
Wham! Featuring George Michael Careless Whisper Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Careless Whisper
Wham! Featuring George Michael
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael, A.J.Ridgeley
Producer(s):
G.Michael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
13
The Pointer Sisters Neutron Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Neutron Dance
13  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Willis, D.Sembello
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Planet
14
Klymaxx The Men All Pause Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Men All Pause
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Cooper, Fenderella
Producer(s):
S.Shockley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | MCA/Constellation
15
Kool & The Gang Misled Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Misled
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Bell, J.Taylor, Kool & The Gang
Producer(s):
J.Bonnefond, R.Bell, Kool & The Gang
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | De-Lite
16
Patti LaBelle New Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Attitude
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Robinson, J.Gilutin, B.Hull
Producer(s):
H.Rice, P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
17
Jeffrey Osborne The Borderlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Borderlines
14  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Jones
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
18
The Gap Band Beep A Freak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Beep A Freak
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Taylor, D.Simmons, Wilson
Producer(s):
L.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Total Experience
19
Luther Vandross 'Til My Baby Comes Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
'Til My Baby Comes Home
27  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
20
Jesse Johnson's Revue Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Your Man
Jesse Johnson's Revue
33  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Johnson
Producer(s):
J.M.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
21
Daryl Hall John Oates Method Of Modern Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Method Of Modern Love
29  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Hall, J.Allen
Producer(s):
D.Hall, J.Oates, B.Clearmountain
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
22
Dazz Band Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heartbeat
28  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Andrews, B.Harris
Producer(s):
R.Andrews, B.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
23
Roxanne Shante Roxanne's Revenge Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roxanne's Revenge
32  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.S.Gooden
Producer(s):
M2, M.M.E.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pop Art
24
Gladys Knight And The Pips My Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Time
31  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Knight, Dees
Producer(s):
Knight, Dees
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
25
George Benson 20/20 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
20/20
18  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Goodrum, S.A.Kipner
Producer(s):
R.Titelman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
26
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
King Of Rock
40  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Smith, J.W.Simmons, D.M.McDaniels
Producer(s):
R.Simmons, L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
27
Paul Hardcastle Rain Forest Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rain Forest
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Hardcastle
Producer(s):
P.Hardcastle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
28
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Back In Stride Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back In Stride
42  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.Beverly
Producer(s):
F.Beverly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
29
Kurtis Blow Basketball Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Basketball
30  Last
29  Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Waring, K.Blow, Ford, Moore, Bralower, Full Force
Producer(s):
J.B.Moore, R.Ford,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
30
The Whispers Some Kinda Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Some Kinda Lover
38  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Watson, Babyface
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Solar
31
Nolan Thomas Yo Little Brother Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Yo Little Brother
26  Last
26  Peak
16  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Joseph, A.Godwin
Producer(s):
M.Liggett, C.Barbosa
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Mirage
32
Sade Hang On To Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hang On To Your Love
20  Last
14  Peak
16  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.F.Adu, Matthewman
Producer(s):
R.Millar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Portrait
33
Johnny Gill Half Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Half Crazy
41  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Creed, L.L.Jordan
Producer(s):
L.Creed, W.Neale, D.Matkosky
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Cotillion
34
Cheryl Lynn At Last You're Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
At Last You're Mine
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Private I
35
Debarge Rhythm Of the Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of the Night
53  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
36
Billy Ocean Lover Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lover Boy
35  Last
20  Peak
17  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Diamond, B.Ocean, R.J.Lange
Producer(s):
K.Diamond, R.J.Lange
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
37
Eugene Wilde Gotta Get You Home Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Get You Home Tonight
21  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Horton, R.Bloomfield
Producer(s):
M.Forte, D.Robinson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Philly World
38
Fat Boys Can You Feel It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Feel It
39  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Blow, M.Morales, D.Robinson, D.Wimbley, D.Ogrin
Producer(s):
K.Blow
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sutra
39
Mary Jane Girls In My House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My House
56  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.James
Producer(s):
R.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
40
Rebbie Jackson A Fork In The Road Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Fork In The Road
47  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Robinson, R.White, W.Moore
Producer(s):
W.Henderson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
41
Jenny Burton Bad Habits Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Habits
49  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.George, F.C.McFarlane
Producer(s):
A.George, F.McFarlane
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
42
The Time The Bird Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Bird
37  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Day
Producer(s):
M.Day, Starr Company
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
43
The Temptations Treat Her Like A Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat Her Like A Lady
25  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Williams, O.Woodson
Producer(s):
R.R.Johnson, A.McKay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
44
Whodini Freaks Come Out At Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freaks Come Out At Night
43  Last
43  Peak
10  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Hutchins, L.Smith
Producer(s):
L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
45
Midnight Star Scientific Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Scientific Love
63  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
79
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Lipscomb, B.Watson, M.Gentry, K.Gant, V.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Solar
46
Prince And The Revolution Duet With Apollonia Take Me With U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me With U
Prince And The Revolution Duet With Apollonia
48  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
47
Rockie Robbins We Belong Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Belong Together
51  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Lewis, W.Jones
Producer(s):
R.Evans
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
48
Narada Michael Walden With Patti Austin Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gimme, Gimme, Gimme
Narada Michael Walden With Patti Austin
59  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, W.Preston, J.Cohen
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
49
Force M.D.'s Forgive Me Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forgive Me Girl
50  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Force MD's, R.Halpin
Producer(s):
T.Silverman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
50
Stevie Wonder Love Light In Flight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Light In Flight
23  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
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