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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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)
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
3
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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12
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4
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)
3
LAST WEEK
1
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14
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5
Run-D.M.C. My Adidas Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Adidas
5
LAST WEEK
5
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10
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6
Jean Carne Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
12
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6
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
7
New Edition With You All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You All The Way
8
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7
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10
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8
Rick James Sweet And Sexy Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet And Sexy Thing
10
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8
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9
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Gains in performance
9
Mtume Breathless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathless
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9
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
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14
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Skyy Givin' It (To You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' It (To You)
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11
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9
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Gains in performance
12
Shirley Jones Do You Get Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Get Enough Love
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12
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
13
Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headlines
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3
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12
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14
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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2
PEAK POSITION
14
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15
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8
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Anita Baker Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
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16
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6
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Gains in performance
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ConFunkShun Burnin' Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Burnin' Love
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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
25
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PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
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Mazarati 100 MPH Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100 MPH
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10
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20
Yarbrough & Peoples I Wouldn't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wouldn't Lie
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12
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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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Cherrelle Artificial Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Artificial Heart
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9
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Gains in performance
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Stephanie Mills Rising Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising Desire
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6
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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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14
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52nd Street Tell Me (How It Feels) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me (How It Feels)
11
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8
PEAK POSITION
12
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26
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
33
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26
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
27
Gavin Christopher One Step Closer To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Step Closer To You
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
13
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28
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
17
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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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8
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Gains in performance
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Regina Baby Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Love
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9
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31
Stevie Wonder Land Of La-La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Land Of La-La
36
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31
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
32
Simply Red Holding Back the Years Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Holding Back the Years
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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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12
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Whodini Funky Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Beat
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12
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35
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
45
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35
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
36
Pieces Of A Dream Say La La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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5
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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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5
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Gains in performance
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38
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6
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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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39
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5
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Gains in performance
40
Jermaine Jackson Do You Remember Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Remember Me?
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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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Pauli Carman Dial My Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Number
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43
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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43
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Patti LaBelle Oh, People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh, People
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PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
45
Michael McDonald Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared)
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45
PEAK POSITION
4
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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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18
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Billy Ocean Love Zone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Zone
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47
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2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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Rockwell Carme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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48
PEAK POSITION
6
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49
The S.O.S. Band Borrowed Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Borrowed Love
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49
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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The S.O.S. Band The Finest Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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PEAK POSITION
18
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51
George Clinton Hey Good Lookin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Good Lookin'
56
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51
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
52
Force M.D.'s Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
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18
PEAK POSITION
14
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53
Nicole What About Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What About Me
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53
PEAK POSITION
6
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54
Glenn Jones Giving Myself To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving Myself To You
65
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54
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
55
The Controllers Distant Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Distant Lover
69
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
56
Janice Bye Bye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bye Bye
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48
PEAK POSITION
9
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57
Sade Is It A Crime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It A Crime
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57
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
58
Randy Crawford Can't Stand The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stand The Pain
61
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
59
LL Cool J You'll Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You'll Rock
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59
PEAK POSITION
5
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60
Janice Christie I'm Hungry For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Hungry For Your Love
64
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60
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
61
Levert (Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
62
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Fine Young Tender Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fine Young Tender
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess
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62
PEAK POSITION
5
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63
Dazz Band L.O.V.E. M.I.A. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
L.O.V.E. M.I.A.
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LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
64
Starpoint Till The End Of Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Till The End Of Time
66
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
6
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65
The Jets Private Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Number
74
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
66
Meli'sa Morgan Fool's Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fool's Paradise
Gains in performance
67
Nu Shooz Point Of No Return Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Point Of No Return
83
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
68
Colonel Abrams Over And Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Over And Over
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
4
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69
Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sledgehammer
76
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
70
Chaka Khan Love Of A Lifetime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Of A Lifetime
88
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
71
Fizzy Qwick Hangin' Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hangin' Out
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Dhar Braxton Jump Back (Set Me Free) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Back (Set Me Free)
75
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
73
Boogie Boys Girl Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Talk
77
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Whodini One Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Love
Gains in performance
75
Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing On The Ceiling
Gains in performance
76
Afrika Bambaataa Bambaataa's Theme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bambaataa's Theme
80
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
77
Patti Austin Getting Away With Murder Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getting Away With Murder
81
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
The Gap Band Automatic Brain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Automatic Brain
78
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Prince And The Revolution Anotherloverholenyohead Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anotherloverholenyohead
Gains in performance
80
O.C. Smith What'cha Gonna Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What'cha Gonna Do
89
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Krystol Passion From A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Passion From A Woman
86
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Teddy Pendergrass Let Me Be Closer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be Closer
67
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Michael Jonzun Burnin' Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Burnin' Up
Gains in performance
84
Deniece Williams Wiser And Weaker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wiser And Weaker
Gains in performance
85
Johnny Kemp Just Another Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Lover
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LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
16
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Gains in performance
87
Betty Wright The Sun Don't Shine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sun Don't Shine
87
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
88
The TMP Band Ring Ring Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ring Ring
Gains in performance
89
Klymaxx Man Size Love (From 'running Scared') Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Man Size Love (From 'running Scared')
Gains in performance
90
The Stylistics Let's Go Rocking (Tonight) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Rocking (Tonight)
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Atlantic Starr If Your Heart Isn't In It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Your Heart Isn't In It
47
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
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92
Whitney Houston Greatest Love Of All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Greatest Love Of All
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LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
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93
Fat Boys Sex Machine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Machine
52
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
94
The Jets Crush On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crush On You
91
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
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95
Willie Collins Let's Get Started Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Started
57
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
12
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96
Nu Shooz I Can't Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait
95
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
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97
Slave All We Need Is Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All We Need Is Time
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
4
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98
Anthony & The Camp What I Like Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
5
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99
Total Contrast What You Gonna Do About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What You Gonna Do About It
70
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
9
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100
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)
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65
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