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HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Nasty
Songwriter(s)
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Producer(s)
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label
A&M
Gains in performance

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Janet Jackson Nasty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nasty
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
2
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)
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Brathwaite, B.J.Eastmond, B.Ocean
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond, W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Arista
3
Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headlines
Midnight Star
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Simmons, V.Calloway, Belinda, R.Calloway, M.Genry, B.Lovelace
Producer(s):
R.Calloway, Midnight Star
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Solar | EEG
4
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald On My Own Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On My Own
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach
Producer(s):
B.Bacharach, C.B.Sager
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
5
Rene & Angela You Don't Have To Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Cry
Rene & Angela
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Moore, A.Winbush
Producer(s):
B.Watson, B.Swedien, Rene & Angela
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury | PolyGram
6
El DeBarge Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Wolf, I.Wolf
Producer(s):
P.Wolf
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gordy | Motown
7
Yarbrough & Peoples I Wouldn't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wouldn't Lie
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Simmons, J.Hamilton, R.Adams
Producer(s):
L.Simmons, J.Hamilton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Total Experience | RCA
8
Meli'sa Morgan Do You Still Love Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Still Love Me?
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Wilson, M.Morgan
Producer(s):
L.Wilson, M.Morgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
9
52nd Street Tell Me (How It Feels) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me (How It Feels)
52nd Street
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Henry
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
Run-D.M.C. My Adidas Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Adidas
17  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
11
Tease Firestarter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Firestarter
Tease
13  Last
11  Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Shockley
Producer(s):
S.Shockley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
12
Five Star Love Take Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Take Over
Five Star
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Oattes, R.Van Schack
Producer(s):
B.Oattes, R.Van Schack
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
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)
24  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Goldmark, B.Roberts
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
14
Johnny Kemp Just Another Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Lover
15  Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Kashif, J.Smith
Producer(s):
New Music Group, J.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
15
The S.O.S. Band The Finest Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Finest
The S.O.S. Band
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabu | Epic
16
Rumors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rumors
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Thompson, M.Marshall, A.Hill
Producer(s):
J.King, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jay
17
Joeski Love Pee Wee's Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pee Wee's Dance
Joeski Love
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Davis, J.Roper,Jr.
Producer(s):
V.Davis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vintertainment | EEG
18
Whitney Houston Greatest Love Of All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Greatest Love Of All
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Masser, L.Creed
Producer(s):
M.Masser
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
19
Force M.D.'s Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
Force M.D.'s
22  Last
19  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Halpin, A.Lundy
Producer(s):
R.Halpin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Warner Bros.
20
New Edition With You All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You All The Way
25  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Wurtz
Producer(s):
G.Tobin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
Atlantic Starr If Your Heart Isn't In It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Your Heart Isn't In It
14  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Stuart
Producer(s):
D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
22
Whodini Funky Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Beat
26  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Fletcher, Hutchins, Carter Smith
Producer(s):
L.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Arista
23
Rick James Sweet And Sexy Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet And Sexy Thing
28  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.James
Producer(s):
R.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gordy | Motown
24
Mtume Breathless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathless
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Mtume
Producer(s):
Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
25
Fat Boys Sex Machine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Machine
Fat Boys
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Brown, B.Byrd, R.Lenhoff, M.Morales, D.Wimbley, D.Robinson
Producer(s):
D.ogrin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sutra
26
Prince And The Revolution Mountains Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mountains
35  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Paisley Park | Warner Bros.
27
George Clinton Do Fries Go With That Shake Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Fries Go With That Shake
19  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Washington, G.Clinton
Producer(s):
G.Clinton, S.Washington
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
The Controllers Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay
The Controllers
16  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, V.J.Smith
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
29
Rainy Davis Sweetheart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweetheart
Rainy Davis
31  Last
29  Peak
10  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Davis, P.Warner
Producer(s):
P.Warner, D.Kessler, D.L.Davis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Supertronics
30
Aretha Franklin Ain't Nobody Ever Loved You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Nobody Ever Loved You
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, J.Cohen
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
31
Pauli Carman Dial My Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Number
Pauli Carman
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Frank, M.Murphy
Producer(s):
D.Frank, M.Murphy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
32
Skyy Givin' It (To You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' It (To You)
Skyy
37  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Muller
Producer(s):
R.Muller, S.Roberts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
33
Jean Carne Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
38  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Price
Producer(s):
G.Washington, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Omni | Atlantic
34
Mazarati 100 MPH Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100 MPH
Mazarati
39  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Brown Mark, David Z.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Paisley Park | Warner Bros.
35
Philip Bailey State Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
State Of The Heart
20  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Murphy, P.Pesco
Producer(s):
N.G.Rodgers, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
36
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
27  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush, R.Moore
Producer(s):
R.Kersey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Regina Baby Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Love
49  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Bray, R.Richards, M.Kessler
Producer(s):
S.P.Bray
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
38
ConFunkShun Burnin' Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Burnin' Love
ConFunkShun
44  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Z.Giles, B.Osborne
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles, B.Osborne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury | PolyGram
39
Alexander O'Neal What's Missing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's Missing
32  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Harris,III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabu | Epic
40
Cherrelle Artificial Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Artificial Heart
43  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabu | Epic
41
Gavin Christopher One Step Closer To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Step Closer To You
Gavin Christopher
46  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Rogers, Sturken, Pescetto, Grant
Producer(s):
C.Sturken, E.Rogers, G.Christopher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Capitol
42
Teena Marie Lips To Find You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lips To Find You
48  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Marie
Producer(s):
T.Marie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
43
Ca$hflow Mine All Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mine All Mine
Ca$hflow
47  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Beck
Producer(s):
L.Blackmon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlanta Artists | PolyGram
44
Willie Collins Let's Get Started Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Started
Willie Collins
45  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Nichols
Producer(s):
B.Nichols, W.Collins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
45
Nu Shooz I Can't Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait
Nu Shooz
36  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Smith
Producer(s):
J.Smith, R.Waritz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
46
Precious Wilson I'll Be Your Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be Your Friend
Precious Wilson
40  Last
40  Peak
10  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Astrop
Producer(s):
J.Astrop, B.New
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Arista
47
Shirley Jones Do You Get Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Get Enough Love
54  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
79
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Sigler, K.Gamble
Producer(s):
B.Sigler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philadelphia International | EMI
48
Junior Oh, Louise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh, Louise
33  Last
14  Peak
14  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Junior, Smith
Producer(s):
Junior
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury | PolyGram
49
The Rose Brothers I Get Off On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Get Off On You
The Rose Brothers
41  Last
28  Peak
14  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.R.Cason
Producer(s):
R.Cason, J.lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Muscle Shoals Sound Gospel | Malaco
50
Janice Bye Bye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bye Bye
62  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
I.Lee
Producer(s):
I.Lee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
4th & B'Way/Checkpoint | IDJMG
51
Anita Baker Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
70  Last
51  Peak
Weeks
70
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Baker, L.A.Johnson, G.Bias
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
52
Smokey Robinson Sleepless Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleepless Nights
51  Last
51  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
51
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Gorrie, M.Mugrage
Producer(s):
S.Barri, T.Peluso
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tamla | Motown
53
Connie Experience Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Experience
50  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Larkins,II, J.Stone
Producer(s):
A.Larkins,II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sunnyview
54
Stephanie Mills Rising Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising Desire
67  Last
54  Peak
Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
54
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Jones
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
55
Beastie Boys Hold It, Now Hit It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold It, Now Hit It
58  Last
55  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
55
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.K.Horovitz, A.N.Yauch, M.L.Diamond, R.Rubin
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Columbia
56
Stevie Wonder Land Of La-La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Land Of La-La
73  Last
56  Peak
Weeks
73
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
56
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tamla | Motown
57
Simply Red Holding Back the Years Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Holding Back the Years
71  Last
57  Peak
Weeks
71
LAST WEEK
83
TWO WEEKS AGO
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Hucknall, Moss
Producer(s):
S.Levine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
58
Paul Laurence Strung Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strung Out
Paul Laurence
52  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
59
The Jets Crush On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crush On You
53  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Knight, A.Zigman
Producer(s):
D.Powell, D.Rivkin, J.Knight, A.Zigman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
60
Jermaine Jackson Do You Remember Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Remember Me?
76  Last
60  Peak
Weeks
76
LAST WEEK
89
TWO WEEKS AGO
60
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, M.Omartian, B.Sudano
Producer(s):
M.Omartian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
61
Juicy Nobody But You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nobody But You
66  Last
61  Peak
Weeks
66
LAST WEEK
76
TWO WEEKS AGO
61
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Barnes, J.Barnes
Producer(s):
E.Deodato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
CBS Associated | Epic
62
Pet Shop Boys West End Girls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
West End Girls
42  Last
36  Peak
10  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
63
Melba Moore & Kashif Love The One I'm With (A Lotta Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love The One I'm With (A Lotta Love)
Melba Moore & Kashif
Last
63  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
63
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Kashif, P.Gurvitz
Producer(s):
Kashif, P.Gurvitz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
64
The Dramatics One Love Ago Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Love Ago
64  Last
64  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
64
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Pittman, Claytoven, Grace
Producer(s):
F.L.Pittman, Claytoven
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fantasy
65
The Temptations A Fine Mess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Fine Mess
63  Last
63  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
63
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.N.Mancini, D.Lambert
Producer(s):
P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
66
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
59  Last
59  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
59
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Bell, H.Thigpen, J.Banks
Producer(s):
W.Bell, M.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wilbe | SRA/ICHIBAN
67
Paul Hardcastle Don't Waste My Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Waste My Time
65  Last
65  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
65
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Hardcastle
Producer(s):
P.Hardcastle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chrysalis | EMI
68
Total Contrast What You Gonna Do About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What You Gonna Do About It
Total Contrast
75  Last
68  Peak
Weeks
75
LAST WEEK
78
TWO WEEKS AGO
68
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Harvey
Producer(s):
S.Harvey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | PolyGram
69
The Main Attraction Reconsider Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Reconsider
The Main Attraction
69  Last
69  Peak
Weeks
69
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
69
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Douglas Jr., N.Jones
Producer(s):
W.Douglas Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
70
Prince And The Revolution Kiss Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss
60  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG/Paisley Park/Warner Bros. | Rhino
71
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)
78  Last
71  Peak
Weeks
78
LAST WEEK
85
TWO WEEKS AGO
71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Smith
Producer(s):
E.Matthew
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
72
Nicole What About Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What About Me
84  Last
72  Peak
Weeks
84
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.McCloud, L.Pace, R.Buie
Producer(s):
L.pace
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Portrait | Epic
73
Steve Arrington Homeboy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Homeboy
Steve Arrington
88  Last
73  Peak
Weeks
88
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Arrington, I.Arrington
Producer(s):
K.Johnson, W.Raglin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
74
The Stylistics Let's Go Rocking (Tonight) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Rocking (Tonight)
The Stylistics
83  Last
74  Peak
Weeks
83
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Starr
Producer(s):
M.Starr
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Streetwise
75
Juice You Can't Hide From Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Hide From Love
77  Last
75  Peak
Weeks
77
LAST WEEK
81
TWO WEEKS AGO
75
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Bell
Producer(s):
R.Simmons, V.Bell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Columbia
76
Teddy Pendergrass Let Me Be Closer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be Closer
80  Last
76  Peak
Weeks
80
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Pendergrass, B.Neale, D.Matkosky, L.Creed
Producer(s):
T.Pendergrass, B.Neale, D.Matkosky, L.Creed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | EEG
77
Rockwell Carme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Carme
87  Last
77  Peak
Weeks
87
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Rockwell, J.Tunnell
Producer(s):
Rockwell, K.Ashby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
78
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam With Full Force Featuring Paul Anthony & Bow Legged Lou All Cried Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Cried Out
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam With Full Force Featuring Paul Anthony & Bow Legged Lou
Last
78  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
78
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
79
LL Cool J You'll Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You'll Rock
Last
79  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
79
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Smith, R.Rubin
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Columbia
80
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
81  Last
80  Peak
Weeks
81
LAST WEEK
86
TWO WEEKS AGO
80
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Sigler, M.Mitchell, J.Sigler, R.Finch
Producer(s):
B.Sigler, R.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philadelphia International | EMI
81
Evelyn "Champagne" King Slow Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Down
82  Last
81  Peak
Weeks
82
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Gaitsch, K.Carter
Producer(s):
Hawk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
82
Ready For The World Ceramic Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ceramic Girl
85  Last
82  Peak
Weeks
85
LAST WEEK
87
TWO WEEKS AGO
82
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Riley, Jr., G.Strozier
Producer(s):
Ready For The World
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
83
Starpoint Till The End Of Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Till The End Of Time
Starpoint
86  Last
83  Peak
Weeks
86
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Diamond
Producer(s):
K.Diamond, L.Job
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
84
The Real Roxanne With Hitman Howie Tee (Bang Zoom!) Let's Go Go!/Howie's Teed Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Bang Zoom!) Let's Go Go!/Howie's Teed Off
The Real Roxanne With Hitman Howie Tee
Last
84  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
84
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force, Real Roxanne, H.Tee
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Select
85
Full Force Temporary Love Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Temporary Love Thing
Full Force
Last
85  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
85
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force, J.B.Moore, R.Ford,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
86
Pieces Of A Dream Say La La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say La La
Last
86  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
86
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Wright, C.Campbell
Producer(s):
L.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
87
Michael Henderson Tin Soldier Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tin Soldier
Last
87  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
87
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Henderson
Producer(s):
M.Henderson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
88
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Fine Young Tender Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fine Young Tender
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess
Last
88  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
88
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Aleem, T-R.Aleem, L.Burgess
Producer(s):
T.Aleem, T-R.Aleem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
89
Voltage Brothers Love's A Criminal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's A Criminal
89  Last
89  Peak
Weeks
89
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
89
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Scott, D.Knyght
Producer(s):
T.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MTM
90
Anthony & The Camp What I Like Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What I Like
Anthony & The Camp
Last
90  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
90
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Goddard, Anthony
Producer(s):
J.Benitez
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
91
Booker Newberry Take A Piece Of Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take A Piece Of Me
Booker Newberry
61  Last
61  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
61
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Price, L.Barry, J.Madara
Producer(s):
T.Price
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Omni | Atlantic
92
Joyce Sims (You Are My) All And All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You Are My) All And All
Joyce Sims
91  Last
69  Peak
Weeks
91
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
69
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Sims
Producer(s):
Mantronik, R.Watson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sleeping Bag
93
Ivy Tell Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me
74  Last
74  Peak
Weeks
74
LAST WEEK
77
TWO WEEKS AGO
74
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.McCants
Producer(s):
Ivy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heat
94
Mai Tai Female Intuition Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Female Intuition
Mai Tai
57  Last
49  Peak
10  Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Van Tijn, J.Fluitsman
Producer(s):
E.van Tijn, J.Fluitsma
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Critique
95
E.G. Daily Say It, Say It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say It, Say It
E.G. Daily
95  Last
71  Peak
Weeks
95
LAST WEEK
82
TWO WEEKS AGO
71
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.G.Daily, S.Bray, Toni C.
Producer(s):
J.Benitez
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
96
Roy Ayers Programmed For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Programmed For Love
68  Last
62  Peak
Weeks
68
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
62
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Pearson, D.Frank
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
97
Sade Never As Good As The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never As Good As The First Time
56  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.F.Adu, A.Matthewman
Producer(s):
B.Rogan, Sade
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Portrait | Epic
98
Morris Day The Character Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Character
72  Last
34  Peak
11  Weeks
72
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Day
Producer(s):
M.Day
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
99
Eugene Wilde 30 Mins. To Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
30 Mins. To Talk
Eugene Wilde
79  Last
79  Peak
Weeks
79
LAST WEEK
80
TWO WEEKS AGO
79
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Broomfield, M.Horton, D.Robinson
Producer(s):
D.Robinson, M.Forte
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philly World | MCA
100
Patti Austin The Heat Of Heat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Heat Of Heat
55  Last
13  Peak
16  Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Qwest | Warner Bros.
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