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
13
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Do Me Baby
Gains in performance
Play
2
Five Star Let Me Be The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be The One
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Rene & Angela Your Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Smile
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Whitney Houston How Will I Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Will I Know
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
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
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Force M.D.'s Tender Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Love
12
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
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)
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Sade The Sweetest Taboo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sweetest Taboo
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
10
James Brown Living In America Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In America
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Atlantic Starr Secret Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Lovers
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Zapp Computer Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Computer Love
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Dionne & Friends That's What Friends Are For Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's What Friends Are For
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal Saturday Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Saturday Love
Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Stephanie Mills Stand Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Morris Day The Color Of Success Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Color Of Success
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Stevie Wonder Go Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Janet Jackson What Have You Done For Me Lately Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Have You Done For Me Lately
24
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Smokey Robinson Hold On To Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold On To Your Love
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Isley, Jasper, Isley Insatiable Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Insatiable Woman
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Run-D.M.C. Can You Rock It Like This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Rock It Like This
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
23
LL Cool J I Can't Live Without My Radio Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Live Without My Radio
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Aretha Franklin Another Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Night
30
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Dana Dane Nightmares Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightmares
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
New Edition A Little Bit Of Love  (Is All It Takes) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Little Bit Of Love (Is All It Takes)
43
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Starpoint What You Been Missin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What You Been Missin'
22
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Jennifer Holliday No Frills Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Frills Love
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Ready For The World Digital Display Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Digital Display
21
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
44
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
The Gap Band Going In Circles Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Going In Circles
38
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Lionel Richie Say You, Say Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say You, Say Me
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
40
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
The Family High Fashion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
High Fashion
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
36
UTFO Fairytale Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairytale Lover
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Juicy Sugar Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sugar Free
49
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Ebo I'd Rather Be By Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Be By Myself
41
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Bernard Wright After You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
48
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Connie Funky Little Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Little Beat
42
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Kashif Dancing In The Dark (Heart To Heart) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing In The Dark (Heart To Heart)
53
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Tramaine In The Morning Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Morning Time
55
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Durell Coleman Do You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Love Me
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
60
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Jocelyn Brown Love's Gonna Get You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Gonna Get You
54
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Maurice White I Need You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need You
31
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Grace Jones Slave To The Rhythm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slave To The Rhythm
39
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Princess After The Love Has Gone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Love Has Gone
52
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Kurtis Blow If I Ruled The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Ruled The World
27
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Eugene Wilde Don't Say No Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Say No Tonight
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Jellybean Sidewalk Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sidewalk Talk
57
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Jimmy G & The Tackheads Break My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
59
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
The Temptations Do You Really Love Your Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Really Love Your Baby
32
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Evelyn "Champagne" King Your Personal Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Personal Touch
35
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Jermaine Jackson I Think It's Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Think It's Love
76
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Sheila E. A Love Bizarre Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Love Bizarre
50
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Paul Laurence You Hooked Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Hooked Me
71
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Luther Vandross If Only For One Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Only For One Night
61
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
65
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
78
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Val Young If You Should Ever Be Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Should Ever Be Lonely
73
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Nu Shooz I Can't Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait
87
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Wham! I'm Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Man
64
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
67
The Kartoon Krew Inspector Gadget Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Inspector Gadget
56
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Nona Hendryx I Need Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need Love
74
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
ET (Eddie Townes) Best Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Best Friends
85
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Phyllis Nelson I Like You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like You
77
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Terri Dancer Learn From The Burn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Learn From The Burn
72
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
58
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Eddie Murphy How Could It Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Could It Be
84
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
Gains in performance
75
Ca$hflow Party Freak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Party Freak
Gains in performance
76
M.C.Chill Bust This Rhyme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bust This Rhyme
80
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Whistle (Nothing Serious) Just Buggin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Nothing Serious) Just Buggin'
Gains in performance
78
Jermaine Stewart We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
86
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
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
45
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
80
The Chicago Bears Shufflin' Crew The Superbowl Shuffle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Full Force Unselfish Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unselfish Lover
Gains in performance
82
Trinere I'll Be All You Ever Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be All You Ever Need
Gains in performance
83
Stevie Wonder Overjoyed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Overjoyed
Gains in performance
84
Patti LaBelle If You Don't Know Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Don't Know Me
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
85
LaToya Jackson He's A Pretender Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He's A Pretender
Gains in performance
86
The Isley Brothers Colder Are My Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Colder Are My Nights
51
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
87
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
70
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Isley, Jasper, Isley Caravan of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caravan of Love
67
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Jaki Graham Could It Be I'm Falling In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
Gains in performance
90
The Art Of Noise Moments In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Moments In Love
Gains in performance
91
Freestyle Don't Stop The Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop The Rock
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Bobby Bland Members Only Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Members Only
Bobby Bland
88
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Chaka Khan Own The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Own The Night
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Peabo Bryson Love Always Finds A Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Always Finds A Way
82
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
69
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Full Force Alice, I Want You Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Alice, I Want You Just For Me
81
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
97
New Edition Count Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Me Out
68
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Cameo A Good-Bye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Good-Bye
90
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Alisha Baby Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Talk
98
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Klymaxx Lock And Key Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lock And Key
93
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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