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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Gains in performance
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2
Debarge Rhythm Of the Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of the Night
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
USA For Africa We Are The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Are The World
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Jesse Johnson's Revue Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Your Man
Jesse Johnson's Revue
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
5
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
10
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Mary Jane Girls In My House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My House
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
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
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Sade Smooth Operator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Operator
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightshift
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Alexander O'Neal Innocent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
New Edition Lost In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In Love
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
The Gap Band I Found My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Found My Baby
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Patti LaBelle New Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Attitude
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
15
The Temptations My Love Is True (Truly For You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is True (Truly For You)
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
B.B. King Into The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Into The Night
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Midnight Star Scientific Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Scientific Love
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Dazz Band Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heartbeat
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Jenny Burton Bad Habits Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Habits
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
20
The Manhattans You Send Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Send Me
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Whitney Houston You Give Good Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Give Good Love
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Shalamar My Girl Loves Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Girl Loves Me
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Melba Moore Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Read My Lips
29
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Meeting In The Ladies Room
39
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
King Of Rock
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Dancer
20
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Eugene Wilde Rainbow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
30
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
The Whispers Some Kinda Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Some Kinda Lover
27
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Glenn Jones Bring Back Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring Back Your Love
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
George Benson I Just Wanna Hang Around You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Hang Around You
36
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler Step By Step Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Step By Step
Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler
32
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Diana Ross Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
33
ConFunkShun Electric Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Electric Lady
51
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Ashford & Simpson Outta The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Outta The World
28
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Rick James Can't Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stop
53
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Steve Arrington Feel So Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feel So Real
43
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
39
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
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Johnny Gill Half Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Half Crazy
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
41
The Reddings Where Did Our Love Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did Our Love Go
50
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Shannon Do You Wanna Get Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Wanna Get Away
59
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Wham! Featuring George Michael Careless Whisper Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Careless Whisper
Wham! Featuring George Michael
31
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
44
UTFO Roxanne, Roxanne Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roxanne, Roxanne
38
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
45
The S.O.S. Band Weekend Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Weekend Girl
41
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Atlantic Starr Freak-A-Ristic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak-A-Ristic
58
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Sam Bostic Cold Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Tears
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Frederick Gentle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Freddie Jackson Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
67
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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