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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)
Gains in performance
Play
2
Marvin Gaye Sanctified Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sanctified Lady
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Whitney Houston You Give Good Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Give Good Love
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
4
ConFunkShun Electric Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Electric Lady
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Billy Ocean Suddenly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Suddenly
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Ready For The World Deep Inside Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Deep Inside Your Love
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Jesse Johnson's Revue Can You Help Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Help Me
Jesse Johnson's Revue
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Atlantic Starr Freak-A-Ristic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak-A-Ristic
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Prince And The Revolution Raspberry Beret Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
20
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Loose Ends Hangin' On A String Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hangin' On A String
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Meeting In The Ladies Room
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Wham! Everything She Wants Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything She Wants
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Shannon Do You Wanna Get Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Wanna Get Away
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Mary Jane Girls In My House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In My House
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Chaka Khan Through The Fire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Through The Fire
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Natalie Cole Dangerous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dangerous
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Rene & Angela Save Your Love (For #1) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save Your Love (For #1)
28
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Skipworth & Turner Thinking About Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinking About Your Love
26
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Klique A Woman, A Lover, A Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Woman, A Lover, A Friend
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
The Deele Material Thangz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Material Thangz
23
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Phil Collins Sussudio Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
27
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Run-D.M.C. You Talk Too Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Talk Too Much
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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32
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Bill Withers Oh Yeah! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
27
The Pointer Sisters Baby Come And Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Come And Get It
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Sade Smooth Operator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Operator
17
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
30
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
44
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Kenny G & Kashif Love On The Rise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love On The Rise
Kenny G & Kashif
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Paul Hardcastle King Tut Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Commodores Animal Instinct Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Animal Instinct
45
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Diana Ross Telephone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Telephone
48
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Steve Arrington Feel So Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feel So Real
29
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Gladys Knight And The Pips Keep Givin' Me Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Givin' Me Love
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Rick James Can't Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stop
18
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Glenn Jones Bring Back Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring Back Your Love
37
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Debarge Rhythm Of the Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of the Night
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
40
USA For Africa We Are The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Are The World
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
41
New Edition Lost In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In Love
38
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
42
George Benson I Just Wanna Hang Around You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Hang Around You
40
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
43
The Gap Band I Found My Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Found My Baby
39
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Alexander O'Neal Innocent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
42
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Midnight Star Bodysnatcher Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bodysnatcher
61
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
George Clinton Double Oh-Oh Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Double Oh-Oh
58
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Nile Rodgers Let's Go Out Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Out Tonight
55
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Cameo Attack Me With Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Attack Me With Your Love
75
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
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Tina Turner Show Some Respect Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Some Respect
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Force M.D.'s Itchin' For A Scratch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Itchin' For A Scratch
62
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Debarge Who's Holding Donna Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Holding Donna Now
68
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Pennye Ford Dangerous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dangerous
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Howard Jones Things Can Only Get Better Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Things Can Only Get Better
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Grandmaster Flash Girls Love The Way He Spins Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls Love The Way He Spins
59
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Philip Bailey Walking On The Chinese Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walking On The Chinese Wall
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Sister Sledge Frankie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
73
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Jean Knight My Toot Toot Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Toot Toot
60
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Cheryl Lynn Fidelity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fidelity
85
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
The Whispers Don't Keep Me Waiting Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Keep Me Waiting
65
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Menudo Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
63
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Will King I'm Sorry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Sorry
67
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
The Stanley Clarke Band Born In The U.S.A. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Born In The U.S.A.
69
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Toney Lee Teaser Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Four Tops Sexy Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Ways
79
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Alex Brown (Come On) Shout Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Come On) Shout
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
71
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Sting If You Love Somebody Set Them Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
89
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Luther Vandross It's Over Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Over Now
Gains in performance
71
Madonna Angel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Angel
76
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Shirley Brown Boyfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Boyfriend
78
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Voyeur Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paradise
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Newcleus I Wanna Be A B Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be A B Boy
80
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Cheyne Call Me Mr. Telephone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me Mr. Telephone
82
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Lonnie Hill You Got Me Running Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got Me Running
77
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Nolan Thomas One Bad Apple Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Bad Apple
Gains in performance
78
Peabo Bryson Take No Prisoners (In The Game Of Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take No Prisoners (In The Game Of Love)
Gains in performance
79
Womack & Womack Strange And Funny Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strange And Funny
Gains in performance
80
The Manhattans Don't Say No Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Say No
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
81
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Narada The Nature Of Things Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Nature Of Things
Narada
83
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Rick James Glow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
84
Majesty Tell Me Whatchu Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me Whatchu Want
87
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Joanna Gardner Watching You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Watching You
86
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Trinere All Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Night
90
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
UTFO Leader Of The Pack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Leader Of The Pack
Gains in performance
88
Melba Moore When You Love Me Like This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Love Me Like This
Gains in performance
89
The Temptations How Can You Say That It's Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can You Say That It's Over
Gains in performance
90
George Howard Love Will Find A Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Find A Way
Gains in performance
91
Smoke City I Really Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Really Want You
91
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
92
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
3
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Patti LaBelle New Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Attitude
46
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Roxanne Shante Queen Of Rox (Shante Rox On) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Queen Of Rox (Shante Rox On)
51
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Jeffrey Osborne Let Me Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Know
47
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
96
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
57
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Luther Vandross 'Til My Baby Comes Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
'Til My Baby Comes Home
43
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightshift
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Bobby Womack Someday We'll All Be Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someday We'll All Be Free
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Melba Moore Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Read My Lips
41
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
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