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
4
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11
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On My Own
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
Gains in performance
Play
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
3
The S.O.S. Band The Finest Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
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4
Whitney Houston Greatest Love Of All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Greatest Love Of All
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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5
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)
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Meli'sa Morgan Do You Still Love Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Still Love Me?
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Atlantic Starr If Your Heart Isn't In It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Your Heart Isn't In It
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Rene & Angela You Don't Have To Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Cry
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Five Star Love Take Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Take Over
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headlines
17
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Yarbrough & Peoples I Wouldn't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wouldn't Lie
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
13
El DeBarge Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Tease Firestarter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Firestarter
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Alexander O'Neal What's Missing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's Missing
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
16
George Clinton Do Fries Go With That Shake Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Fries Go With That Shake
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
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17
Johnny Kemp Just Another Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Lover
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
52nd Street Tell Me (How It Feels) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me (How It Feels)
25
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
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
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Philip Bailey State Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
State Of The Heart
24
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Run-D.M.C. My Adidas Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Adidas
33
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Junior Oh, Louise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh, Louise
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Fat Boys Sex Machine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Machine
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Force M.D.'s Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
28
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Joeski Love Pee Wee's Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pee Wee's Dance
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Nu Shooz I Can't Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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27
Rumors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rumors
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
New Edition With You All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You All The Way
35
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Jeffrey Osborne You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)
47
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Rick James Sweet And Sexy Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet And Sexy Thing
45
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Aretha Franklin Ain't Nobody Ever Loved You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Nobody Ever Loved You
40
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Mtume Breathless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathless
44
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Whodini Funky Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Beat
41
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Rainy Davis Sweetheart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweetheart
42
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
The Rose Brothers I Get Off On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Get Off On You
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Pauli Carman Dial My Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Number
46
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Sade Never As Good As The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never As Good As The First Time
21
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Pet Shop Boys West End Girls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
West End Girls
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Precious Wilson I'll Be Your Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be Your Friend
43
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Patti Austin The Heat Of Heat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Heat Of Heat
30
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Morris Day The Character Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Character
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Vanity Under The Influence Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Under The Influence
23
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Skyy Givin' It (To You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' It (To You)
57
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Mazarati 100 MPH Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100 MPH
50
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
59
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Anita Baker Watch Your Step Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Watch Your Step
37
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
48
The Jets Crush On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crush On You
38
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Paul Laurence Strung Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strung Out
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Connie Experience Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Experience
56
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Willie Collins Let's Get Started Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Started
55
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Smokey Robinson Sleepless Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleepless Nights
54
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Mai Tai Female Intuition Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Female Intuition
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Jean Carne Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
72
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Gavin Christopher One Step Closer To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Step Closer To You
60
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Cherrelle Artificial Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Artificial Heart
63
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Michael Henderson Do It To Me Good (Tonight) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It To Me Good (Tonight)
32
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Teena Marie Lips To Find You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lips To Find You
81
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Regina Baby Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Love
70
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
ConFunkShun Burnin' Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Burnin' Love
85
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Beastie Boys Hold It, Now Hit It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold It, Now Hit It
65
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
William Bell & Janice Bullock I Don't Want To Wake Up (Feelin' Guilty) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want To Wake Up (Feelin' Guilty)
William Bell & Janice Bullock
68
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Roy Ayers Programmed For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Programmed For Love
62
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Booker Newberry Take A Piece Of Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take A Piece Of Me
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
65
The Temptations A Fine Mess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Fine Mess
73
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
The Dramatics One Love Ago Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Love Ago
75
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Paul Hardcastle Don't Waste My Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Waste My Time
74
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Ca$hflow Mine All Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mine All Mine
87
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Janice Bye Bye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bye Bye
77
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Freddie Jackson Love Is Just A Touch Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Just A Touch Away
39
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
71
LL Cool J Rock The Bells Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock The Bells
53
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
72
The Main Attraction Reconsider Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
78
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Ca$hflow Party Freak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Party Freak
51
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Joyce Sims (You Are My) All And All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You Are My) All And All
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
61
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Juicy Nobody But You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nobody But You
79
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Ivy Tell Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me
80
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Total Contrast What You Gonna Do About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What You Gonna Do About It
82
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Shirley Jones Do You Get Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Get Enough Love
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
80
Eugene Wilde 30 Mins. To Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
30 Mins. To Talk
86
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Juice You Can't Hide From Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Hide From Love
90
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
E.G. Daily Say It, Say It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say It, Say It
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Simply Red Holding Back the Years Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Holding Back the Years
89
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Kopper Velocity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Velocity
88
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Spyder-D (Featuring D.J. Doc) I Can't Wait (To Rock The Mike) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait (To Rock The Mike)
Spyder-D (Featuring D.J. Doc)
Gains in performance
86
Kenny & Johnny The Whitehead Brothers I Jumped Out Of My Skin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Jumped Out Of My Skin
Kenny & Johnny The Whitehead Brothers
Gains in performance
87
Ready For The World Ceramic Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
88
O'Chi Brown Whenever You Need Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whenever You Need Somebody
Gains in performance
89
Jermaine Jackson Do You Remember Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Remember Me?
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
91
Starpoint Restless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Restless
52
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Troy Johnson It's You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
91
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
93
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)
66
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Steve Arrington The Jammin' National Anthem Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Jammin' National Anthem
83
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Falco Rock Me Amadeus Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Me Amadeus
67
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Janet Jackson What Have You Done For Me Lately Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Have You Done For Me Lately
58
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
97
TKA One Way Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Way Love
96
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Trinere I'll Be All You Ever Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be All You Ever Need
94
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
92
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Whistle (Nothing Serious) Just Buggin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Nothing Serious) Just Buggin'
95
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
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