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
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Kiss
Gains in performance
Play
2
Nu Shooz I Can't Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
The Gap Band Going In Circles Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Going In Circles
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Stephanie Mills I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
The Jets Crush On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crush On You
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Falco Rock Me Amadeus Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Me Amadeus
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Janet Jackson What Have You Done For Me Lately Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Have You Done For Me Lately
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Ca$hflow Party Freak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Party Freak
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Stevie Wonder Overjoyed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Overjoyed
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Colonel Abrams I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me)
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald On My Own Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On My Own
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
22
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Starpoint Restless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Restless
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Jermaine Jackson I Think It's Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Think It's Love
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Freddie Jackson Love Is Just A Touch Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Just A Touch Away
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
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)
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
17
The S.O.S. Band The Finest Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
27
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
LL Cool J Rock The Bells Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock The Bells
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal Saturday Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Saturday Love
Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Whistle (Nothing Serious) Just Buggin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Nothing Serious) Just Buggin'
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Patti Austin The Heat Of Heat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Heat Of Heat
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
ET (Eddie Townes) Best Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Best Friends
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Sade Never As Good As The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never As Good As The First Time
30
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Vanity Under The Influence Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Under The Influence
29
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Loves On Fire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Loves On Fire
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess
31
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Atlantic Starr If Your Heart Isn't In It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Your Heart Isn't In It
36
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Val Young If You Should Ever Be Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Should Ever Be Lonely
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Whitney Houston Greatest Love Of All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Greatest Love Of All
49
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Michael Henderson Do It To Me Good (Tonight) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It To Me Good (Tonight)
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Trinere I'll Be All You Ever Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be All You Ever Need
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Wally Badarou Chief Inspector Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chief Inspector
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Full Force Unselfish Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unselfish Lover
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Juicy Sugar Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sugar Free
20
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Rene & Angela Your Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Smile
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Junior Oh, Louise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh, Louise
40
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Alexander O'Neal What's Missing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's Missing
46
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Meli'sa Morgan Do You Still Love Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Still Love Me?
55
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
The Rose Brothers I Get Off On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Get Off On You
47
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Anita Baker Watch Your Step Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Watch Your Step
44
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
43
George Clinton Do Fries Go With That Shake Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Fries Go With That Shake
45
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Zapp Computer Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Computer Love
37
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Force M.D.'s Tender Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Love
39
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Five Star Love Take Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Take Over
62
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
49
Dionne Warwick Whisper In The Dark Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whisper In The Dark
50
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Tease Firestarter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Firestarter
60
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Meli'sa Morgan Do Me Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Baby
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Aretha Franklin Another Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Night
28
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
51
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Johnny Kemp Just Another Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Lover
63
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Steve Arrington The Jammin' National Anthem Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Jammin' National Anthem
64
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
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
56
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Whitney Houston How Will I Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Will I Know
41
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Atlantic Starr Secret Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Lovers
57
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
60
Sly Fox Let's Go All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go All The Way
67
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
West Coast Crew Jail Bait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
61
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Morris Day The Character Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Character
78
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Ready For The World Slide Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
59
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Isley, Jasper, Isley Insatiable Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Insatiable Woman
52
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
65
TKA One Way Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Way Love
73
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Philip Bailey State Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
State Of The Heart
Gains in performance
68
Rene & Angela You Don't Have To Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Cry
Gains in performance
69
Nicole Don't You Want My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't You Want My Love
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Tramaine In The Morning Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Morning Time
53
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
58
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
72
The B.B. And Q. Band On The Shelf Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
75
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Brenda & The Big Dudes Weekend Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Weekend Special
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Pet Shop Boys West End Girls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
West End Girls
Gains in performance
75
Julian Flenoy Turn Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn Me Out
84
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Bernard Wright After You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
54
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Newcleus Na Na Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Na Na Beat
81
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Mai Tai Female Intuition Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Female Intuition
Gains in performance
79
Billy Ocean There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
Gains in performance
80
Force M.D.'s Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
Gains in performance
81
Alfie Just Gets Better With Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Gets Better With Time
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
82
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
69
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Rainy Davis Sweetheart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweetheart
Gains in performance
84
Slave Thrill Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thrill Me
Gains in performance
85
Troy Johnson It's You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
86
Mazarati Player's Ball Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Player's Ball
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Takanaka Teaser Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teaser
Gains in performance
88
Precious Wilson I'll Be Your Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be Your Friend
Gains in performance
89
Maurice White Lady Is Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lady Is Love
Gains in performance
90
The Masterdon Committee Get Off My Tip! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
91
Dana Dane Nightmares Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nightmares
70
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
92
The Temptations Touch Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
68
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
89
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
91
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Ebo I'd Rather Be By Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Be By Myself
80
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Arnie's Love Natural High Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Natural High
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Chaka Khan The Other Side Of The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Other Side Of The World
82
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Ta Mara & The Seen Thinking About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinking About You
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Minneapolis Genius 94 East Just Another Sucker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Sucker
83
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
100
James Brown Living In America Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In America
88
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
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