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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Rumors
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Rumors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rumors
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2
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)
2
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2
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10
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3
Jean Carne Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
6
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3
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
4
El DeBarge Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
3
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1
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13
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5
Run-D.M.C. My Adidas Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Adidas
5
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11
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6
Rick James Sweet And Sexy Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet And Sexy Thing
8
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6
PEAK POSITION
10
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7
Shirley Jones Do You Get Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Get Enough Love
12
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7
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
8
Skyy Givin' It (To You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' It (To You)
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
9
Mtume Breathless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathless
9
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11
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10
New Edition With You All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You All The Way
7
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7
PEAK POSITION
11
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11
Anita Baker Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
16
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
12
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)
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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13
ConFunkShun Burnin' Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Burnin' Love
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
14
Luther Vandross Give Me The Reason Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me The Reason
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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16
Ca$hflow Mine All Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mine All Mine
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
17
Stephanie Mills Rising Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising Desire
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
18
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
26
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
19
Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headlines
13
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3
PEAK POSITION
13
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20
Cherrelle Artificial Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Artificial Heart
22
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20
PEAK POSITION
10
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21
Rene & Angela You Don't Have To Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Cry
14
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2
PEAK POSITION
15
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22
Mazarati 100 MPH Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100 MPH
19
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19
PEAK POSITION
11
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15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
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Rainy Davis Sweetheart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweetheart
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
15
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25
Gavin Christopher One Step Closer To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Step Closer To You
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
14
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26
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
35
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
27
Stevie Wonder Land Of La-La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Land Of La-La
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
28
Teena Marie Lips To Find You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lips To Find You
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
9
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29
Simply Red Holding Back the Years Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Holding Back the Years
32
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
9
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30
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
39
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
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Pieces Of A Dream Say La La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
32
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
43
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
33
Full Force Temporary Love Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Temporary Love Thing
37
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
34
Yarbrough & Peoples I Wouldn't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wouldn't Lie
20
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
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35
Patti LaBelle Oh, People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh, People
44
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
37
Regina Baby Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Love
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
10
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38
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald On My Own Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On My Own
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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39
Billy Ocean Love Zone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Zone
47
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
40
Michael McDonald Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared)
45
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
52nd Street Tell Me (How It Feels) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me (How It Feels)
25
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
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42
Jermaine Jackson Do You Remember Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Remember Me?
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
8
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43
Whodini Funky Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Beat
34
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19
PEAK POSITION
13
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44
The S.O.S. Band Borrowed Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Borrowed Love
49
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Joeski Love Pee Wee's Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pee Wee's Dance
33
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
13
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46
Rockwell Carme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
48
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
7
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47
Glenn Jones Giving Myself To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving Myself To You
54
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
48
The Controllers Distant Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Distant Lover
55
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
49
George Clinton Hey Good Lookin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Good Lookin'
51
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
50
Levert (Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind
61
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
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