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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
We Are The World
Gains in performance
Play
2
Debarge Rhythm Of the Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of the Night
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
4
Mary Jane Girls In My House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My House
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
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

Gains in performance
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

Gains in performance
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

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

Gains in performance
7
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

Gains in performance
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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

Gains in performance
60
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Roxanne Shante Queen Of Rox (Shante Rox On) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Queen Of Rox (Shante Rox On)
55
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Gwen Guthrie Just For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just For You
56
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Gladys Knight And The Pips Keep Givin' Me Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Givin' Me Love
62
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Klique A Woman, A Lover, A Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Woman, A Lover, A Friend
63
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Run-D.M.C. You Talk Too Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Talk Too Much
73
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Opus 10 Love's Calling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Calling
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Evelyn "Champagne" King Till Midnight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
69
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Change Let's Go Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Together
59
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Loose Ends Hangin' On A String Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hangin' On A String
71
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Redds & The Boys Movin' & Groovin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Movin' & Groovin'
58
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Paul Hardcastle King Tut Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
72
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Sam Bostic Cold Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Tears
54
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Whodini Big Mouth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Mouth
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Howard Jones Things Can Only Get Better Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Things Can Only Get Better
80
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Johnny Gill Can't Wait Til Tommorow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait Til Tommorow
82
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Kenny G & Kashif Love On The Rise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love On The Rise
Kenny G & Kashif
90
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Cashmere We Need Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Need Love
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Alfie Star Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Star
70
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Skipworth & Turner Thinking About Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinking About Your Love
77
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Toney Lee Teaser Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
84
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Don Henley All She Wants To Do Is Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All She Wants To Do Is Dance
83
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
The Deele Material Thangz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Material Thangz
Gains in performance
74
Whiz Kid He's Got The Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He's Got The Beat
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Tina Turner Show Some Respect Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Some Respect
81
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Shawn Brown Rappin' Duke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rappin' Duke
78
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Phil Collins Sussudio Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
78
Herb The K (Breakin') Super Turf Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Breakin') Super Turf
79
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Philip Bailey Walking On The Chinese Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walking On The Chinese Wall
89
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Madonna Crazy For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazy For You
Gains in performance
81
Frederick Gentle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
65
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Pennye Ford Dangerous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dangerous
Gains in performance
83
Merc And Monk Baby Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Face
88
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Evelyn Thomas Heartless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heartless
86
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Daryl Hall John Oates Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Klockwize Kiss Me Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss Me Now
87
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Eddie D Backstabbin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Backstabbin'
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Bobby Womack Someday We'll All Be Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someday We'll All Be Free
Gains in performance
89
Grandmaster Flash Girls Love The Way He Spins Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls Love The Way He Spins
Gains in performance
90
Curtis Hairston I Want Your Lovin' (Just A Little Bit) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want Your Lovin' (Just A Little Bit)
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Midnight Star Scientific Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Scientific Love
33
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Johnny Gill Half Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Half Crazy
53
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Third World Sense Of Purpose Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sense Of Purpose
66
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Anthony Watson Solid Love Affair Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Solid Love Affair
91
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
95
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
94
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Dancer
41
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
97
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
King Of Rock
43
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
98
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
100
The Whispers Some Kinda Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Some Kinda Lover
44
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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