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
10
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Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
Gains in performance
Play
2
Whitney Houston You Give Good Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Give Good Love
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Marvin Gaye Sanctified Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sanctified Lady
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
4
ConFunkShun Electric Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Electric Lady
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Billy Ocean Suddenly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Suddenly
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Atlantic Starr Freak-A-Ristic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak-A-Ristic
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Ready For The World Deep Inside Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Deep Inside Your Love
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Meeting In The Ladies Room
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Jesse Johnson's Revue Can You Help Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Help Me
Jesse Johnson's Revue
15
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Mary Jane Girls In My House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My House
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Wham! Everything She Wants Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything She Wants
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Shannon Do You Wanna Get Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Wanna Get Away
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
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15
Loose Ends Hangin' On A String Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hangin' On A String
26
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Chaka Khan Through The Fire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Through The Fire
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Sade Smooth Operator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Operator
12
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Rick James Can't Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stop
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Natalie Cole Dangerous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dangerous
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Prince And The Revolution Raspberry Beret Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
31
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Klique A Woman, A Lover, A Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Woman, A Lover, A Friend
29
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Bill Withers Oh Yeah! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
23
The Deele Material Thangz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Material Thangz
30
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
The Pointer Sisters Baby Come And Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Come And Get It
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Run-D.M.C. You Talk Too Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Talk Too Much
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Skipworth & Turner Thinking About Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinking About Your Love
33
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Phil Collins Sussudio Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
36
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Rene & Angela Save Your Love (For #1) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save Your Love (For #1)
40
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Steve Arrington Feel So Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feel So Real
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
12
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35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Gladys Knight And The Pips Keep Givin' Me Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Givin' Me Love
32
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Paul Hardcastle King Tut Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
34
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Kenny G & Kashif Love On The Rise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love On The Rise
Kenny G & Kashif
44
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Debarge Rhythm Of the Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of the Night
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
36
USA For Africa We Are The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Are The World
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Glenn Jones Bring Back Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring Back Your Love
27
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
38
New Edition Lost In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In Love
20
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
39
The Gap Band I Found My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Found My Baby
21
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
40
George Benson I Just Wanna Hang Around You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Hang Around You
38
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Melba Moore Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Read My Lips
37
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Alexander O'Neal Innocent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
39
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Luther Vandross 'Til My Baby Comes Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
'Til My Baby Comes Home
42
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force I Wonder If I Take You Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wonder If I Take You Home
Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force
56
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Commodores Animal Instinct Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Animal Instinct
60
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Patti LaBelle New Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Attitude
45
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Jeffrey Osborne Let Me Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Know
46
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Diana Ross Telephone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Telephone
62
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Johnny Gill Can't Wait Til Tommorow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait Til Tommorow
50
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Tina Turner Show Some Respect Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Some Respect
51
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Roxanne Shante Queen Of Rox (Shante Rox On) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Queen Of Rox (Shante Rox On)
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightshift
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Pennye Ford Dangerous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dangerous
54
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Howard Jones Things Can Only Get Better Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Things Can Only Get Better
55
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Nile Rodgers Let's Go Out Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Out Tonight
72
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Philip Bailey Walking On The Chinese Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walking On The Chinese Wall
58
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
57
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
52
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
58
George Clinton Double Oh-Oh Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Double Oh-Oh
66
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Grandmaster Flash Girls Love The Way He Spins Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls Love The Way He Spins
68
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Jean Knight My Toot Toot Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Toot Toot
69
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Midnight Star Bodysnatcher Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bodysnatcher
80
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Force M.D.'s Itchin' For A Scratch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Itchin' For A Scratch
79
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Menudo Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
74
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Toney Lee Teaser Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
65
The Whispers Don't Keep Me Waiting Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Keep Me Waiting
71
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Alex Brown (Come On) Shout Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Come On) Shout
67
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Will King I'm Sorry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Sorry
76
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Debarge Who's Holding Donna Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Holding Donna Now
Gains in performance
69
The Stanley Clarke Band Born In The U.S.A. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Born In The U.S.A.
73
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Voyeur Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paradise
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
77
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
Gains in performance
73
Sister Sledge Frankie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
74
Bobby Womack Someday We'll All Be Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someday We'll All Be Free
75
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Cameo Attack Me With Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Attack Me With Your Love
Gains in performance
76
Madonna Angel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Angel
89
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Lonnie Hill You Got Me Running Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got Me Running
78
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Shirley Brown Boyfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Boyfriend
81
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Four Tops Sexy Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Ways
85
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Newcleus I Wanna Be A B Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be A B Boy
88
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Denise LaSalle My Tu-Tu Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
83
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Cheyne Call Me Mr. Telephone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me Mr. Telephone
86
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Narada The Nature Of Things Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Nature Of Things
Narada
87
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Carl Anderson Can't Stop This Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stop This Feeling
84
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Cheryl Lynn Fidelity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fidelity
Gains in performance
86
Joanna Gardner Watching You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Watching You
Gains in performance
87
Majesty Tell Me Whatchu Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me Whatchu Want
Gains in performance
88
The Manhattans Don't Say No Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Say No
Gains in performance
89
Sting If You Love Somebody Set Them Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
Gains in performance
90
Trinere All Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Night
Gains in performance
91
Smoke City I Really Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Really Want You
82
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Don Henley All She Wants To Do Is Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All She Wants To Do Is Dance
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Evelyn "Champagne" King Till Midnight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
63
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Shawn Brown Rappin' Duke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rappin' Duke
91
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Change Let's Go Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Together
57
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Jesse Johnson's Revue Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Your Man
Jesse Johnson's Revue
61
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Teena Marie Jammin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
48
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Amii Stewart Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
59
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
100
George Duke Thief In The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thief In The Night
53
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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