Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Radio Airplay 1
Sales Data 2
Streaming Data 3
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.
1 Last Week: 2

Rhythm Of the Night

Debarge
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 3

We Are The World

USA For Africa
Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 6

In My House

Mary Jane Girls
Last Week 6
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 10
Last Week 10
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 8

Smooth Operator

Sade
Last Week 8
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 12

Lost In Love

New Edition
Last Week 12
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 4

Be Your Man

Jesse Johnson's Revue
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 12
9 Last Week: 5

'Til My Baby Comes Home

Luther Vandross
Last Week 5
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 11
10 Last Week: 7

I'll Still Be Lookin' Up To You

Wilton Felder With Bobby Womack
Last Week 7
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 14
11 Last Week: 11
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 10
12 Last Week: 13

I Found My Baby

The Gap Band
Last Week 13
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 9

Nightshift

Commodores
Last Week 9
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
14 Last Week: 15

My Love Is True (Truly For You)

The Temptations
Last Week 15
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 8
15 Last Week: 16

Into The Night

B.B. King
Last Week 16
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 10
16 Last Week: 14

New Attitude

Patti LaBelle
Last Week 14
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 12
17 Last Week: 24

Meeting In The Ladies Room

Klymaxx
Last Week 24
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 21

You Give Good Love

Whitney Houston
Last Week 21
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 23

Read My Lips

Melba Moore
Last Week 23
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 19

Bad Habits

Jenny Burton
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 11
21 Last Week: 29

Bring Back Your Love

Glenn Jones
Last Week 29
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 17

Scientific Love

Midnight Star
Last Week 17
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 10
23 Last Week: 22

My Girl Loves Me

Shalamar
Last Week 22
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 11
24 Last Week: 27
Last Week 27
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 33

Electric Lady

ConFunkShun
Last Week 33
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 35

Can't Stop

Rick James
Last Week 35
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 30

I Just Wanna Hang Around You

George Benson
Last Week 30
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 20

You Send Me

The Manhattans
Last Week 20
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 10
29 Last Week: 18

Heartbeat

Dazz Band
Last Week 18
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 13
30 Last Week: 37

Feel So Real

Steve Arrington
Last Week 37
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 31

Step By Step

Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler
Last Week 31
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 11
32 Last Week: 25

King Of Rock

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 25
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 12
33 Last Week: 46

Freak-A-Ristic

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 46
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: 42

Do You Wanna Get Away

Shannon
Last Week 42
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 50
Last Week 50
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 54

Suddenly

Billy Ocean
Last Week 54
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 41

Where Did Our Love Go

The Reddings
Last Week 41
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 49

Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 49
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
39 Last Week: 32

Missing You

Diana Ross
Last Week 32
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
40 Last Week: 26

Private Dancer

Tina Turner
Last Week 26
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 15
41 Last Week: 28

Some Kinda Lover

The Whispers
Last Week 28
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 12
43 Last Week: 34

Outta The World

Ashford & Simpson
Last Week 34
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 15
45 Last Week: 40

Half Crazy

Johnny Gill
Last Week 40
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 14
47 Last Week: 55
Last Week 55
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 53

Love's Calling

Opus 10
Last Week 53
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 58
Last Week 58
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 67

Deep Inside Your Love

Ready For The World
Last Week 67
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance