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
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Caravan of Love
Gains in performance
Play
2
New Edition Count Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Me Out
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Eugene Wilde Don't Say No Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Say No Tonight
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Sheila E. A Love Bizarre Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Love Bizarre
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Lionel Richie Say You, Say Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say You, Say Me
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Bernard Wright Who Do You Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who Do You Love
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Kool & The Gang Emergency Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Zoomin' Who
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
9
The Jets Curiosity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Curiosity
14
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Whitney Houston Thinking About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinking About You
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Dionne & Friends That's What Friends Are For Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's What Friends Are For
17
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Tramaine Fall Down (Spirit Of Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fall Down (Spirit Of Love)
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
13
The System This Is For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is For You
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Ready For The World Digital Display Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Digital Display
19
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Ta Mara & The Seen Everybody Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everybody Dance
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Atlantic Starr Secret Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Lovers
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Val Young Seduction Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Seduction
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Evelyn "Champagne" King Your Personal Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Personal Touch
24
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Stevie Wonder Part-Time Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Part-Time Lover
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
20
The Isley Brothers Colder Are My Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Colder Are My Nights
28
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Stevie Wonder Go Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
33
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Eddie Murphy Party All The Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Party All The Time
15
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Patti Austin Honey For The Bees Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Honey For The Bees
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Teddy Pendergrass Never Felt Like Dancin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Felt Like Dancin'
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Full Force Alice, I Want You Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Alice, I Want You Just For Me
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Princess Say I'm Your Number One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say I'm Your Number One
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Starpoint What You Been Missin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What You Been Missin'
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Sade The Sweetest Taboo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sweetest Taboo
41
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Morris Day The Oak Tree Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Oak Tree
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Cherrelle You Look Good To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Look Good To Me
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
33
The Temptations Do You Really Love Your Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Really Love Your Baby
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Kashif Condition Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Condition Of The Heart
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Luther Vandross Wait For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wait For Love
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Kurtis Blow If I Ruled The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Ruled The World
49
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Grace Jones Slave To The Rhythm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slave To The Rhythm
53
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Five Star Let Me Be The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be The One
50
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
9.9 I Like The Way You Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like The Way You Dance
51
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Meli'sa Morgan Do Me Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Baby
65
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
The Winans Let My People Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let My People Go
43
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Jan Hammer Miami Vice Theme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Miami Vice Theme
25
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew The Show Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Show
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
36
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Rene & Angela I'll Be Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be Good
35
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Freddie Jackson You Are My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are My Lady
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Zapp It Doesn't Really Matter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Doesn't Really Matter
44
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
48
ConFunkShun Tell Me What (I'm Gonna Do) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me What (I'm Gonna Do)
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
49
The O'Jays What A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What A Woman
59
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Bobby Womack Let Me Kiss It Where It Hurts Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Kiss It Where It Hurts
52
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Ray Parker Jr. Girls Are More Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls Are More Fun
42
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force Can You Feel The Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Feel The Beat
Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force
60
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Maurice White I Need You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need You
62
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Starpoint Object Of My Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Object Of My Desire
54
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Bobby Bland Members Only Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Members Only
Bobby Bland
57
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Super Nature The Show Stoppa Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Show Stoppa
55
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Klymaxx Lock And Key Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lock And Key
67
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Freddie Jackson He'll Never Love You (Like I Do) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He'll Never Love You (Like I Do)
77
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Run-D.M.C. Can You Rock It Like This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Rock It Like This
76
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
El DeBarge With DeBarge The Heart Is Not So Smart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Heart Is Not So Smart
El DeBarge With DeBarge
71
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Stephanie Mills Stand Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
64
LL Cool J I Can't Live Without My Radio Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Live Without My Radio
74
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Billy Ocean When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
83
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Andre Cymone Lipstick Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lipstick Lover
75
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Taka Boom Middle Of The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Middle Of The Night
70
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Barkays Banging The Walls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Banging The Walls
Barkays
78
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves
Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Jennifer Holliday No Frills Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Frills Love
Gains in performance
71
Alexander O'Neal A Broken Heart Can Mend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Broken Heart Can Mend
63
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Joyce Kennedy Hold On (For Love's Sake) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold On (For Love's Sake)
73
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Shannon Urgent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Urgent
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Lou Rawls Featuring Tata Vega Learn To Love Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Learn To Love Again
Lou Rawls Featuring Tata Vega
84
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Juicy It Takes Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Takes Two
88
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Durell Coleman Do You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Love Me
Gains in performance
77
Alisha Baby Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Talk
Gains in performance
78
The Givens Family Ain't That Much Love In The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't That Much Love In The World
79
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
80
Total Contrast Takes A Little Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Takes A Little Time
80
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
81
L.J. Reynolds Tomorrow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
81
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Fat Boys Don't Be Stupid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be Stupid
82
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Connie Funky Little Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Little Beat
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
85
Gladys Knight And The Pips Till I See You Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Till I See You Again
86
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Labyrinth Featuring Julie Loco Help Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Help Me Out
Labyrinth Featuring Julie Loco
89
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
87
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Ramsey Lewis This Ain't No Fantasy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Ain't No Fantasy
90
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Chapter 8 How Can I Get Next To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can I Get Next To You
Gains in performance
90
Mai Tai What, Where, When, Who Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What, Where, When, Who
Gains in performance
91
Boogie Boys You Ain't Fresh Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Ain't Fresh
61
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
92
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Baby I'm Sorry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
46
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Diana Ross Eaten Alive Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Eaten Alive
38
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Roy Ayers Slip N' Slide Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slip N' Slide
56
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Chaka Khan (Krush Groove) Can't Stop The Street Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Krush Groove) Can't Stop The Street
45
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Lonnie Hill Could It Be Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Could It Be Love
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
97
The Concept Mr. DJ Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Melba Moore I Can't Believe It (It's Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Believe It (It's Over)
58
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Scritti Politti Perfect Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Perfect Way
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Cameo Single Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Single Life
91
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
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