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
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Commodores Nightshift Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightshift
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10
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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
5
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2
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9
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Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Dancer
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10
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4
Ashford & Simpson Outta The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Outta The World
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4
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10
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5
Diana Ross Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
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16
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6
Patti LaBelle New Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Attitude
10
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6
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7
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7
Luther Vandross 'Til My Baby Comes Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
'Til My Baby Comes Home
14
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7
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6
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LAST WEEK
8
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5
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Jesse Johnson's Revue Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Your Man
Jesse Johnson's Revue
15
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9
PEAK POSITION
7
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10
Wham! Featuring George Michael Careless Whisper Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Careless Whisper
Wham! Featuring George Michael
8
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10
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6
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6
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15
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12
Chaka Khan This Is My Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is My Night
11
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11
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10
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13
Debarge Rhythm Of the Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of the Night
23
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
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14
Dazz Band Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heartbeat
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14
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8
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The Pointer Sisters Neutron Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Neutron Dance
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13
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20
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16
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7
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Sheena Easton Sugar Walls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sugar Walls
7
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3
PEAK POSITION
12
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18
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins Easy Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Easy Lover
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins
9
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3
PEAK POSITION
15
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Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
King Of Rock
24
LAST WEEK
19
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7
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Mary Jane Girls In My House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My House
28
LAST WEEK
20
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5
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UTFO Roxanne, Roxanne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roxanne, Roxanne
12
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10
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12
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22
Klymaxx The Men All Pause Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Men All Pause
18
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
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The Whispers Some Kinda Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Some Kinda Lover
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
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Roxanne Shante Roxanne's Revenge Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roxanne's Revenge
22
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22
PEAK POSITION
8
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25
Daryl Hall John Oates Method Of Modern Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Method Of Modern Love
21
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21
PEAK POSITION
11
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26
Johnny Gill Half Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Half Crazy
32
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
9
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27
Jenny Burton Bad Habits Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Habits
34
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27
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6
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28
Midnight Star Scientific Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Scientific Love
35
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28
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5
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26
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
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Kurtis Blow Basketball Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Basketball
30
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29
PEAK POSITION
12
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New Edition Mr. Telephone Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Telephone Man
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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32
Alexander O'Neal Innocent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
51
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
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The Manhattans You Send Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Send Me
42
LAST WEEK
33
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5
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Jeffrey Osborne The Borderlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Borderlines
27
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7
PEAK POSITION
14
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35
Shalamar My Girl Loves Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Girl Loves Me
46
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
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36
Sade Smooth Operator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Operator
57
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
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B.B. King Into The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Into The Night
53
LAST WEEK
37
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5
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The Gap Band I Found My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Found My Baby
52
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
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39
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
48
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
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40
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
41
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
5
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71
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
2
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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
50
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
5
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43
The S.O.S. Band Weekend Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Weekend Girl
49
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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44
Roxanne With UTFO The Real Roxanne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Roxanne
Roxanne With UTFO
54
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
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45
Rockie Robbins We Belong Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Belong Together
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
8
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46
Eugene Wilde Rainbow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
55
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
5
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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
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
7
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48
The Temptations My Love Is True (Truly For You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is True (Truly For You)
64
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

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49
Madonna Material Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Material Girl
60
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
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50
Melba Moore Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Read My Lips
59
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
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