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
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Don't Say No Tonight
Gains in performance
Play
2
Lionel Richie Say You, Say Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say You, Say Me
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
New Edition Count Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Me Out
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Dionne & Friends That's What Friends Are For Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's What Friends Are For
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Ready For The World Digital Display Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Digital Display
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Stevie Wonder Go Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
12
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Atlantic Starr Secret Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Lovers
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
The Jets Curiosity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Curiosity
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Kool & The Gang Emergency Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Sheila E. A Love Bizarre Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Love Bizarre
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Isley, Jasper, Isley Caravan of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caravan of Love
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Sade The Sweetest Taboo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sweetest Taboo
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Evelyn "Champagne" King Your Personal Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Personal Touch
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
The Isley Brothers Colder Are My Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Colder Are My Nights
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Bernard Wright Who Do You Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who Do You Love
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Starpoint What You Been Missin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What You Been Missin'
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Full Force Alice, I Want You Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Alice, I Want You Just For Me
22
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
The Temptations Do You Really Love Your Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Really Love Your Baby
26
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Meli'sa Morgan Do Me Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Baby
30
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Five Star Let Me Be The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be The One
28
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Kurtis Blow If I Ruled The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Ruled The World
29
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Zoomin' Who
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Grace Jones Slave To The Rhythm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slave To The Rhythm
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Val Young Seduction Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Seduction
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Whitney Houston Thinking About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinking About You
16
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
40
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Patti Austin Honey For The Bees Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Honey For The Bees
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
31
9.9 I Like The Way You Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like The Way You Dance
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
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)
43
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
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
46
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Stephanie Mills Stand Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
47
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Ta Mara & The Seen Everybody Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everybody Dance
23
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Eddie Murphy Party All The Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Party All The Time
32
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
37
LL Cool J I Can't Live Without My Radio Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Live Without My Radio
52
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Run-D.M.C. Can You Rock It Like This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Rock It Like This
51
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
The O'Jays What A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What A Woman
44
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
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
41
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Maurice White I Need You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need You
50
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
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
55
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
The System This Is For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is For You
27
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Kashif Condition Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Condition Of The Heart
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
45
The Winans Let My People Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let My People Go
45
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Force M.D.'s Tender Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Love
60
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Tramaine Fall Down (Spirit Of Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fall Down (Spirit Of Love)
21
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Klymaxx Lock And Key Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lock And Key
53
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Rene & Angela Your Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Smile
69
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
The Family High Fashion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
High Fashion
72
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Princess Say I'm Your Number One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say I'm Your Number One
37
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Morris Day The Color Of Success Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Color Of Success
82
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Bobby Bland Members Only Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Members Only
Bobby Bland
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Durell Coleman Do You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Love Me
65
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Teddy Pendergrass Never Felt Like Dancin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Felt Like Dancin'
38
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
57
The Gap Band Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
61
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Jennifer Holliday No Frills Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Frills Love
62
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Bobby Womack Let Me Kiss It Where It Hurts Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Kiss It Where It Hurts
56
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Whitney Houston How Will I Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Will I Know
61
Cherrelle You Look Good To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Look Good To Me
39
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Fat Boys Don't Be Stupid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be Stupid
68
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Andre Cymone Lipstick Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lipstick Lover
64
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
64
UTFO Fairytale Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairytale Lover
73
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Connie Funky Little Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Little Beat
78
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Ebo I'd Rather Be By Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Be By Myself
70
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
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
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Taka Boom Middle Of The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Middle Of The Night
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Mai Tai What, Where, When, Who Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What, Where, When, Who
84
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Peabo Bryson Love Always Finds A Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Always Finds A Way
85
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
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
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Juicy It Takes Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Takes Two
75
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
79
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
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
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Alisha Baby Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Talk
77
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
76
James Brown Living In America Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In America
Gains in performance
77
Love Patrol Love Patrol Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Patrol
86
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
Gains in performance
79
Phyllis Nelson I Like You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like You
81
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Dana Dane Nightmares Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightmares
88
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Cameo A Good-Bye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Good-Bye
Gains in performance
82
Philip Michael Thomas Just The Way I Planned It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Way I Planned It
Gains in performance
83
Labyrinth Featuring Julie Loco Help Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Help Me Out
Labyrinth Featuring Julie Loco
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
84
The Kartoon Krew Inspector Gadget Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Inspector Gadget
Gains in performance
85
Diana Ross Chain Reaction Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chain Reaction
90
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Glenn Jones Everlasting Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everlasting Love
Gains in performance
87
Chaka Khan Own The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Own The Night
Gains in performance
88
Kiara Quiet Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Quiet Guy
Gains in performance
89
Chapter 8 How Can I Get Next To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can I Get Next To You
89
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
90
The Staple Singers Nobody Can Make It On Their Own Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nobody Can Make It On Their Own
Gains in performance
91
Stevie Wonder Part-Time Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Part-Time Lover
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Joyce Kennedy Hold On (For Love's Sake) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold On (For Love's Sake)
76
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Super Nature The Show Stoppa Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Show Stoppa
92
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
94
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
91
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Freddie Jackson You Are My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are My Lady
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Morris Day The Oak Tree Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Oak Tree
42
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
97
ConFunkShun Tell Me What (I'm Gonna Do) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me What (I'm Gonna Do)
57
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
87
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Barkays Banging The Walls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Banging The Walls
Barkays
67
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Luther Vandross Wait For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wait For Love
49
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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