HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

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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.
The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Missing You
Gains in performance
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2
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightshift
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Sheena Easton Sugar Walls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sugar Walls
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins Easy Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Easy Lover
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Dancer
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Ashford & Simpson Outta The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Outta The World
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
New Edition Mr. Telephone Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Telephone Man
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
UTFO Roxanne, Roxanne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roxanne, Roxanne
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Chaka Khan This Is My Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is My Night
17
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Wham! Featuring George Michael Careless Whisper Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Careless Whisper
Wham! Featuring George Michael
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
The Pointer Sisters Neutron Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Neutron Dance
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Klymaxx The Men All Pause Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Men All Pause
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Patti LaBelle New Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Attitude
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Jeffrey Osborne The Borderlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Borderlines
14
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
18
The Gap Band Beep A Freak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Beep A Freak
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Luther Vandross 'Til My Baby Comes Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
'Til My Baby Comes Home
27
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Jesse Johnson's Revue Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Your Man
Jesse Johnson's Revue
33
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Daryl Hall John Oates Method Of Modern Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Method Of Modern Love
29
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Dazz Band Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heartbeat
28
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Roxanne Shante Roxanne's Revenge Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roxanne's Revenge
32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
King Of Rock
40
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Paul Hardcastle Rain Forest Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rain Forest
19
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
42
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Kurtis Blow Basketball Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Basketball
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
The Whispers Some Kinda Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Some Kinda Lover
38
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Nolan Thomas Yo Little Brother Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Yo Little Brother
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Sade Hang On To Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hang On To Your Love
20
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Johnny Gill Half Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Half Crazy
41
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Cheryl Lynn At Last You're Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
At Last You're Mine
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Debarge Rhythm Of the Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of the Night
53
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Billy Ocean Lover Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lover Boy
35
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Eugene Wilde Gotta Get You Home Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Get You Home Tonight
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Fat Boys Can You Feel It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Feel It
39
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Mary Jane Girls In My House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My House
56
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Rebbie Jackson A Fork In The Road Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Fork In The Road
47
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Jenny Burton Bad Habits Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Habits
49
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
The Time The Bird Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Bird
37
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
43
The Temptations Treat Her Like A Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat Her Like A Lady
25
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Whodini Freaks Come Out At Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freaks Come Out At Night
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Midnight Star Scientific Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Scientific Love
63
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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 WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Rockie Robbins We Belong Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Belong Together
51
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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 WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Force M.D.'s Forgive Me Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forgive Me Girl
50
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Stevie Wonder Love Light In Flight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Light In Flight
23
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
51
The S.O.S. Band Weekend Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Weekend Girl
61
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
The Manhattans You Send Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Send Me
65
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Isley, Jasper, Isley Kiss And Tell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Dionne Warwick and Glenn Jones Finder Of Lost Loves Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Finder Of Lost Loves
Dionne Warwick and Glenn Jones
57
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Grandmaster Flash Sign Of The Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sign Of The Times
55
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Klique Be Ready For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Ready For Love
60
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
The New Jersey Mass Gospel Choir I Want To Know What Love Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Know What Love Is
62
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Shalamar My Girl Loves Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Girl Loves Me
64
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Alexander O'Neal Innocent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
67
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Eugene Wilde Rainbow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
69
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
B.B. King Into The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Into The Night
78
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Lillo Thomas Settle Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Settle Down
70
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Al Jarreau Raging Waters Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Raging Waters
81
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Roxanne With UTFO The Real Roxanne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Roxanne
Roxanne With UTFO
66
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
65
The Gap Band I Found My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Found My Baby
Gains in performance
66
Third World Sense Of Purpose Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sense Of Purpose
77
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Siedah Garrett Do You Want It Right Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Want It Right Now
71
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Madonna Material Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Material Girl
79
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Melba Moore Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Read My Lips
Gains in performance
70
Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler Step By Step Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Step By Step
Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler
73
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Frederick Gentle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
75
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Thelma Houston I Guess It Must Be Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Guess It Must Be Love
82
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
J. Blackfoot Don't You Feel It Like I Feel It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't You Feel It Like I Feel It
74
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Carol Lynn Townes Believe In The Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Believe In The Beat
83
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Glenn Jones Bring Back Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring Back Your Love
Gains in performance
76
Sade Smooth Operator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Operator
Gains in performance
77
Alfonso Ribeiro Not Too Young To Fall In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Not Too Young To Fall In Love
89
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
The Temptations My Love Is True (Truly For You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is True (Truly For You)
Gains in performance
79
War Groovin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groovin'
80
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Jermaine Jackson & Pia Zadora When The Rain Begins To Fall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When The Rain Begins To Fall
Jermaine Jackson & Pia Zadora
90
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Legacy Don't Waste The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Waste The Night
Gains in performance
82
Sam Bostic Cold Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Tears
Gains in performance
83
Jan Holmes I'm Your Superman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Superman
88
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Greg Phillinganes Behind The Mask Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Behind The Mask
87
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Ci Ci (You Got Me) Hypnotized Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You Got Me) Hypnotized
86
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Mick Jagger Just Another Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Night
Gains in performance
87
Sheryl Lee Ralph You're So Romantic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're So Romantic
Gains in performance
88
David Sanborn Love & Happiness Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love & Happiness
Gains in performance
89
Whitney Houston You Give Good Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Give Good Love
Gains in performance
90
REO Speedwagon Can't Fight This Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Fight This Feeling
Gains in performance
91
Levert I'm Still Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Still
92
Gwen Guthrie Love In Moderation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love In Moderation
24
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Pennye Ford Change Your Wicked Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Change Your Wicked Ways
36
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Evelyn "Champagne" King Out Of Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Ray, Goodman & Brown Who's Gonna Make The First Move Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Gonna Make The First Move
68
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Lonnie Hill Hard Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hard Times
58
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Magnum Force Cool Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
44
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Madonna Like A Virgin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Like A Virgin
45
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
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