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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
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WEEKS ON CHART
We Are The World
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USA For Africa We Are The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Are The World
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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2
Debarge Rhythm Of the Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of the Night
2
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12
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4
LAST WEEK
3
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9
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4
Mary Jane Girls In My House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My House
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
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5
Sade Smooth Operator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Operator
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
6
New Edition Lost In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In Love
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Whitney Houston You Give Good Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Give Good Love
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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8
The Gap Band I Found My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Found My Baby
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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9
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Meeting In The Ladies Room
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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10
ConFunkShun Electric Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Electric Lady
17
LAST WEEK
10
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6
WEEKS ON CHART

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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Melba Moore Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Read My Lips
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Freddie Jackson Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
24
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Rick James Can't Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stop
23
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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16
Alexander O'Neal Innocent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Luther Vandross 'Til My Baby Comes Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
'Til My Baby Comes Home
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Glenn Jones Bring Back Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring Back Your Love
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Marvin Gaye Sanctified Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sanctified Lady
34
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Billy Ocean Suddenly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Suddenly
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Atlantic Starr Freak-A-Ristic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak-A-Ristic
27
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Eugene Wilde Rainbow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Steve Arrington Feel So Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feel So Real
28
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
George Benson I Just Wanna Hang Around You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Hang Around You
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Shannon Do You Wanna Get Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Wanna Get Away
29
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightshift
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Jesse Johnson's Revue Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Your Man
Jesse Johnson's Revue
13
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Ready For The World Deep Inside Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Deep Inside Your Love
38
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
The Temptations My Love Is True (Truly For You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is True (Truly For You)
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
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
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
31
B.B. King Into The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Into The Night
20
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Patti LaBelle New Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Attitude
30
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Jenny Burton Bad Habits Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Habits
31
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
34
The Pointer Sisters Baby Come And Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Come And Get It
51
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
The Manhattans You Send Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Send Me
32
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Shalamar My Girl Loves Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Girl Loves Me
35
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Bill Withers Oh Yeah! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
47
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
George Duke Thief In The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thief In The Night
42
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Chaka Khan Through The Fire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Through The Fire
57
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Natalie Cole Dangerous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dangerous
52
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
The Reddings Where Did Our Love Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did Our Love Go
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler Step By Step Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Step By Step
Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Wham! Everything She Wants Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything She Wants
49
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Legacy Don't Waste The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Waste The Night
45
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Jesse Johnson's Revue Can You Help Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Help Me
Jesse Johnson's Revue
67
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Amii Stewart Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Diana Ross Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
40
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Teena Marie Jammin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
50
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Dazz Band Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heartbeat
39
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Jeffrey Osborne Let Me Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Know
61
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

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