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
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That's What Friends Are For
Gains in performance
Play
2
Stevie Wonder Go Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Sade The Sweetest Taboo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sweetest Taboo
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Meli'sa Morgan Do Me Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Baby
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Atlantic Starr Secret Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Lovers
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Five Star Let Me Be The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be The One
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
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
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
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)
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Rene & Angela Your Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Smile
18
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Whitney Houston How Will I Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Will I Know
17
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Ready For The World Digital Display Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Digital Display
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Force M.D.'s Tender Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Love
20
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Lionel Richie Say You, Say Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say You, Say Me
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
15
LL Cool J I Can't Live Without My Radio Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Live Without My Radio
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
16
James Brown Living In America Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In America
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Starpoint What You Been Missin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What You Been Missin'
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Stephanie Mills Stand Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Zapp Computer Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Computer Love
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Run-D.M.C. Can You Rock It Like This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Rock It Like This
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Morris Day The Color Of Success Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Color Of Success
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Kurtis Blow If I Ruled The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Ruled The World
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
23
The Temptations Do You Really Love Your Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Really Love Your Baby
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Evelyn "Champagne" King Your Personal Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Personal Touch
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal Saturday Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Saturday Love
Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal
38
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Grace Jones Slave To The Rhythm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slave To The Rhythm
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Eugene Wilde Don't Say No Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Say No Tonight
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Isley, Jasper, Isley Insatiable Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Insatiable Woman
41
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Maurice White I Need You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need You
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
31
The Isley Brothers Colder Are My Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Colder Are My Nights
27
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Smokey Robinson Hold On To Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold On To Your Love
46
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Janet Jackson What Have You Done For Me Lately Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Have You Done For Me Lately
50
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
The Family High Fashion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
High Fashion
35
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Jennifer Holliday No Frills Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Frills Love
37
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
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
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Durell Coleman Do You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Love Me
40
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Dana Dane Nightmares Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightmares
48
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
UTFO Fairytale Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairytale Lover
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Sheila E. A Love Bizarre Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Love Bizarre
34
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
54
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Ebo I'd Rather Be By Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Be By Myself
47
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Connie Funky Little Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Little Beat
45
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Aretha Franklin Another Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Night
57
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Full Force Alice, I Want You Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Alice, I Want You Just For Me
32
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
47
New Edition Count Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Me Out
33
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Isley, Jasper, Isley Caravan of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caravan of Love
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
53
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
The Gap Band Going In Circles Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Going In Circles
Gains in performance
51
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
44
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
74
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
The Kartoon Krew Inspector Gadget Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Inspector Gadget
55
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
77
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Wham! I'm Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Man
56
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Bernard Wright After You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
66
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Kashif Dancing In The Dark (Heart To Heart) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing In The Dark (Heart To Heart)
72
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Princess After The Love Has Gone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Love Has Gone
65
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Luther Vandross If Only For One Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Only For One Night
70
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Jocelyn Brown Love's Gonna Get You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Gonna Get You
67
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Juicy Sugar Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sugar Free
87
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
9.9 I Like The Way You Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like The Way You Dance
42
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Jellybean Sidewalk Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sidewalk Talk
78
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Chaka Khan Own The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Own The Night
71
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Eddie Murphy Party All The Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Party All The Time
49
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
43
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Tramaine In The Morning Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Morning Time
86
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Jimmy G & The Tackheads Break My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
73
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Love Patrol Love Patrol Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Patrol
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
75
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
The Jets Curiosity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Curiosity
51
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Peabo Bryson Love Always Finds A Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Always Finds A Way
64
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
75
The Chicago Bears Shufflin' Crew The Superbowl Shuffle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
77
Paul Laurence You Hooked Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Hooked Me
85
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Colonel Abrams The Truth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
81
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Patti LaBelle If You Don't Know Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Don't Know Me
80
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Terri Dancer Learn From The Burn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Learn From The Burn
82
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Phyllis Nelson I Like You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like You
83
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Bobby Bland Members Only Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Members Only
Bobby Bland
79
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Cameo A Good-Bye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Good-Bye
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Freestyle Don't Stop The Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop The Rock
84
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
85
The Gap Band Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
62
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Kool & The Gang Emergency Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
63
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Klymaxx Lock And Key Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lock And Key
58
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
88
The O'Jays What A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What A Woman
52
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Val Young If You Should Ever Be Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Should Ever Be Lonely
Gains in performance
90
Princess Say I'm Your Number One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say I'm Your Number One
90
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
61
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Philip Michael Thomas Just The Way I Planned It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Way I Planned It
88
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
93
The Winans Let My People Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let My People Go
91
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Zoomin' Who
92
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Bernard Wright Who Do You Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who Do You Love
68
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Kashif Condition Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Condition Of The Heart
93
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Alisha Baby Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Talk
97
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Krystol The Things That Men Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Things That Men Do
96
LAST WEEK
90
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
99
The Staple Singers Nobody Can Make It On Their Own Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nobody Can Make It On Their Own
94
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Fat Boys Don't Be Stupid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be Stupid
99
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
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