Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Radio Airplay 1
Sales Data 2
Streaming Data 3
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.
1 Last Week: 3

How Will I Know

Whitney Houston
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 4

Your Smile

Rene & Angela
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 1

Do Me Baby

Meli'sa Morgan
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 15
4 Last Week: 5

Tender Love

Force M.D.'s
Last Week 5
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 7

Saturday Love

Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal
Last Week 7
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 11

What Have You Done For Me Lately

Janet Jackson
Last Week 11
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 8

Computer Love

Zapp
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 9
9 Last Week: 6

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

Billy Ocean
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 14
10 Last Week: 19

A Little Bit Of Love (Is All It Takes)

New Edition
Last Week 19
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 16

Hold On To Your Love

Smokey Robinson
Last Week 16
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 10

Living In America

James Brown
Last Week 10
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 11
13 Last Week: 17

Insatiable Woman

Isley, Jasper, Isley
Last Week 17
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 20

Another Night

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 20
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 15

The Color Of Success

Morris Day
Last Week 15
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 12
16 Last Week: 23

Going In Circles

The Gap Band
Last Week 23
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 9

Let Me Be The One

Five Star
Last Week 9
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16
18 Last Week: 25
Last Week 25
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 26
Last Week 26
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
20 Last Week: 24
Last Week 24
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 21

Nightmares

Dana Dane
Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 12
22 Last Week: 13

Secret Lovers

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 13
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 17
23 Last Week: 27

Sugar Free

Juicy
Last Week 27
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 12

He'll Never Love You (Like I Do)

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 12
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 14
26 Last Week: 14

The Sweetest Taboo

Sade
Last Week 14
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 15
27 Last Week: 31
Last Week 31
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 18

That's What Friends Are For

Dionne & Friends
Last Week 18
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
29 Last Week: 32

In The Morning Time

Tramaine
Last Week 32
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 41

I Can't Wait

Nu Shooz
Last Week 41
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 51

Overjoyed

Stevie Wonder
Last Week 51
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 48

I Think It's Love

Jermaine Jackson
Last Week 48
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 36

Dancing In The Dark (Heart To Heart)

Kashif
Last Week 36
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 6
37 Last Week: 37

I'd Rather Be By Myself

Ebo
Last Week 37
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 12
38 Last Week: 43

Love's Gonna Get You

Jocelyn Brown
Last Week 43
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
39 Last Week: 28

Can You Rock It Like This

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 28
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 14
40 Last Week: 61

Party Freak

Ca$hflow
Last Week 61
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 47

After The Love Has Gone

Princess
Last Week 47
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
42 Last Week: 62

Crush On You

The Jets
Last Week 62
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 40

Fairytale Lover

UTFO
Last Week 40
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 12
44 Last Week: 53
Last Week 53
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 44
Last Week 44
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 9
46 Last Week: 33

I Can't Live Without My Radio

LL Cool J
Last Week 33
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 16
47 Last Week: 46

Funky Little Beat

Connie
Last Week 46
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 13
49 Last Week: 57

If You Should Ever Be Lonely

Val Young
Last Week 57
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 58

Best Friends

ET (Eddie Townes)
Last Week 58
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance