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
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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2
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
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

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3
Patti LaBelle New Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Attitude
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Luther Vandross 'Til My Baby Comes Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
'Til My Baby Comes Home
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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5
Jesse Johnson's Revue Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Your Man
Jesse Johnson's Revue
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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7
Debarge Rhythm Of the Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of the Night
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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8
Mary Jane Girls In My House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My House
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Dancer
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
10
USA For Africa We Are The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Are The World
58
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

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11
Diana Ross Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Dazz Band Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heartbeat
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Sade Smooth Operator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Operator
20
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
King Of Rock
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Ashford & Simpson Outta The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Outta The World
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Midnight Star Scientific Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Scientific Love
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
The Whispers Some Kinda Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Some Kinda Lover
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Alexander O'Neal Innocent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Jenny Burton Bad Habits Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Habits
22
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
21
B.B. King Into The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Into The Night
27
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
The Manhattans You Send Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Send Me
24
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
New Edition Lost In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In Love
35
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
The Gap Band I Found My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Found My Baby
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
The Temptations My Love Is True (Truly For You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is True (Truly For You)
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Shalamar My Girl Loves Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Girl Loves Me
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Wham! Featuring George Michael Careless Whisper Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Careless Whisper
Wham! Featuring George Michael
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
30
The Pointer Sisters Neutron Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Neutron Dance
18
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Johnny Gill Half Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Half Crazy
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
32
UTFO Roxanne, Roxanne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roxanne, Roxanne
25
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Chaka Khan This Is My Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is My Night
19
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Eugene Wilde Rainbow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
36
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Melba Moore Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Read My Lips
41
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Whitney Houston You Give Good Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Give Good Love
43
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
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
38
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins Easy Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Easy Lover
Philip Bailey With Phil Collins
28
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler Step By Step Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Step By Step
Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler
48
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
The S.O.S. Band Weekend Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Weekend Girl
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
41
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
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Al Jarreau Raging Waters Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Raging Waters
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Glenn Jones Bring Back Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring Back Your Love
45
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Roxanne Shante Roxanne's Revenge Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roxanne's Revenge
37
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
45
George Benson I Just Wanna Hang Around You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Hang Around You
55
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Roxanne With UTFO The Real Roxanne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Roxanne
Roxanne With UTFO
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Klymaxx The Men All Pause Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Men All Pause
46
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
48
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
47
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Sheena Easton Sugar Walls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sugar Walls
29
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Sam Bostic Cold Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Tears
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
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