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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
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Closer Than Close
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2
Shirley Jones Do You Get Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Get Enough Love
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Anita Baker Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Rumors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rumors
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Luther Vandross Give Me The Reason Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me The Reason
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
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)
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
7
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
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
ConFunkShun Burnin' Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Burnin' Love
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Skyy Givin' It (To You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' It (To You)
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
10
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
16
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Stephanie Mills Rising Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising Desire
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Ca$hflow Mine All Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mine All Mine
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Billy Ocean Love Zone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Zone
21
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Rick James Sweet And Sexy Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet And Sexy Thing
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Patti LaBelle Oh, People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh, People
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Pieces Of A Dream Say La La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
23
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
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
26
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Full Force Temporary Love Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Temporary Love Thing
25
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Stevie Wonder Land Of La-La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Land Of La-La
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing On The Ceiling
29
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
The S.O.S. Band Borrowed Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Borrowed Love
36
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Mtume Breathless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathless
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Michael McDonald Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared)
33
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
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
30
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Run-D.M.C. My Adidas Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Adidas
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Levert (Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind
40
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Doug E. Fresh All The Way To Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Way To Heaven
52
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
30
El DeBarge Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Whodini One Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Love
41
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Prince And The Revolution Anotherloverholenyohead Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anotherloverholenyohead
44
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
55
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Chaka Khan Love Of A Lifetime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Of A Lifetime
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Cherrelle Artificial Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Artificial Heart
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Glenn Jones Giving Myself To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving Myself To You
42
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Meli'sa Morgan Fool's Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fool's Paradise
48
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
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)
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Nu Shooz Point Of No Return Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Point Of No Return
45
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
The Controllers Distant Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Distant Lover
46
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
The Jets Private Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Number
49
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Regina Baby Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Love
37
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
43
George Clinton Hey Good Lookin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Good Lookin'
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Teena Marie Lips To Find You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lips To Find You
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
59
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Rainy Davis Sweetheart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweetheart
27
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
47
New Edition With You All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You All The Way
19
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Gavin Christopher One Step Closer To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Step Closer To You
38
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
49
El DeBarge Love Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Always
68
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Dazz Band L.O.V.E. M.I.A. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
L.O.V.E. M.I.A.
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Simply Red Holding Back the Years Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Holding Back the Years
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Ashford & Simpson Count Your Blessings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Your Blessings
65
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headlines
32
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Rene & Angela You Don't Have To Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Cry
34
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Janet Jackson When I Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I Think Of You
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
56
Midnight Star The Midas Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Midas Touch
82
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Klymaxx Man Size Love (From 'running Scared') Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Man Size Love (From 'running Scared')
64
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
James Ingram Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
76
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Janice Christie I'm Hungry For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Hungry For Your Love
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Fat Boys In The House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The House
77
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Dhar Braxton Jump Back (Set Me Free) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Back (Set Me Free)
63
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Run-D.M.C. Walk This Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walk This Way
84
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Deniece Williams Wiser And Weaker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wiser And Weaker
66
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Boogie Boys Girl Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Talk
62
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Krystol Passion From A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Passion From A Woman
69
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Randy Crawford Can't Stand The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stand The Pain
60
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly I Wanna Be With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
95
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sledgehammer
61
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Howard Hewett I'm For Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm For Real
Gains in performance
71
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald On My Own Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On My Own
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
72
The TMP Band Ring Ring Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ring Ring
79
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Starpoint Till The End Of Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Till The End Of Time
73
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
74
O.C. Smith What'cha Gonna Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What'cha Gonna Do
78
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Trouble Funk Good To Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good To Go
80
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
76
The Temptations Lady Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
77
Patti Austin Getting Away With Murder Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getting Away With Murder
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Afrika Bambaataa Bambaataa's Theme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bambaataa's Theme
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
79
L.A. Dream Team Nursery Rhyme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nursery Rhyme
86
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Five Star Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait Another Minute
Gains in performance
81
Tease Better Wild (Than Mild) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Wild (Than Mild)
81
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Betty Wright The Sun Don't Shine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sun Don't Shine
85
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Junior Not Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Not Tonight
91
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Spencer Jones How To Win Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How To Win Your Love
88
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Sade Is It A Crime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It A Crime
71
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
86
George Benson Kisses In The Moonlight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses In The Moonlight
Gains in performance
87
Yarbrough & Peoples Wrapped Around Your Finger Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wrapped Around Your Finger
Gains in performance
88
Trinere How Can We Be Wrong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can We Be Wrong
92
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Sandra Feva You Can't Come Up Here No More Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Come Up Here No More
90
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Mazarati 100 MPH Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100 MPH
51
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Loose Ends Stay A Little While, Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay A Little While, Child
Gains in performance
92
Yarbrough & Peoples I Wouldn't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wouldn't Lie
74
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
93
The Rose Brothers Wall To Wall Freaks Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wall To Wall Freaks
93
LAST WEEK
93
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Mary Jane Girls Walk Like A Man (From "A Fine Mess") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walk Like A Man (From "A Fine Mess")
94
LAST WEEK
94
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Colonel Abrams Over And Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Over And Over
89
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Nicole What About Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What About Me
57
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Joeski Love Pee Wee's Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pee Wee's Dance
67
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
53
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Jermaine Jackson Do You Remember Me? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Remember Me?
54
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Rockwell Carme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
58
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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