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
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Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
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El DeBarge Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
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Rumors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rumors
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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)
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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)
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8
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Gains in performance
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Run-D.M.C. My Adidas Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Adidas
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9
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Rene & Angela You Don't Have To Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Cry
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13
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Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headlines
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New Edition With You All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You All The Way
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PEAK POSITION
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Rick James Sweet And Sexy Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet And Sexy Thing
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8
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52nd Street Tell Me (How It Feels) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me (How It Feels)
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Jean Carne Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
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8
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Mtume Breathless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathless
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9
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Gains in performance
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Yarbrough & Peoples I Wouldn't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wouldn't Lie
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7
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Gains in performance
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Skyy Givin' It (To You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' It (To You)
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PEAK POSITION
8
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Shirley Jones Do You Get Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Get Enough Love
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PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald On My Own Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On My Own
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
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PEAK POSITION
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Whodini Funky Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Beat
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Mazarati 100 MPH Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100 MPH
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Anita Baker Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
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5
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
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Joeski Love Pee Wee's Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pee Wee's Dance
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ConFunkShun Burnin' Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Burnin' Love
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7
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Cherrelle Artificial Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Artificial Heart
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8
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Gains in performance
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Ca$hflow Mine All Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mine All Mine
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PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Rainy Davis Sweetheart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweetheart
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13
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Pauli Carman Dial My Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Number
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10
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Gavin Christopher One Step Closer To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Step Closer To You
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PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
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Meli'sa Morgan Do You Still Love Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Still Love Me?
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PEAK POSITION
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Regina Baby Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Love
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Stephanie Mills Rising Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising Desire
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5
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Gains in performance
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Teena Marie Lips To Find You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lips To Find You
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7
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Gains in performance
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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
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PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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Luther Vandross Give Me The Reason Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me The Reason
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PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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Simply Red Holding Back the Years Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Holding Back the Years
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PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Stevie Wonder Land Of La-La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Land Of La-La
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PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Tease Firestarter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Firestarter
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Force M.D.'s Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
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13
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Johnny Kemp Just Another Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Lover
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Jermaine Jackson Do You Remember Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Remember Me?
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PEAK POSITION
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Gains in performance
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5
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Gains in performance
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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
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PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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Full Force Temporary Love Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Temporary Love Thing
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PEAK POSITION
4
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Pieces Of A Dream Say La La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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4
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Gains in performance
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Gwen Guthrie Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
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The S.O.S. Band The Finest Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Atlantic Starr If Your Heart Isn't In It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Your Heart Isn't In It
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PEAK POSITION
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Whitney Houston Greatest Love Of All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Greatest Love Of All
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PEAK POSITION
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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
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49
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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Rockwell Carme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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50
PEAK POSITION
5
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