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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Do You Get Enough Love
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2
Anita Baker Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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3
Luther Vandross Give Me The Reason Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me The Reason
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
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4
Billy Ocean Love Zone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Zone
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
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
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
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
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Patti LaBelle Oh, People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh, People
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Jean Carne Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
9
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
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing On The Ceiling
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Levert (Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind
20
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Full Force Temporary Love Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Temporary Love Thing
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
The S.O.S. Band Borrowed Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Borrowed Love
17
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Whodini One Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Love
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Rumors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rumors
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Michael McDonald Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Freedom (Theme From Running Scared)
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Run-D.M.C. Walk This Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walk This Way
31
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Pieces Of A Dream Say La La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
10
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20
Doug E. Fresh All The Way To Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Way To Heaven
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Chaka Khan Love Of A Lifetime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Of A Lifetime
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Prince And The Revolution Anotherloverholenyohead Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anotherloverholenyohead
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
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)
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Glenn Jones Giving Myself To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving Myself To You
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
ConFunkShun Burnin' Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Burnin' Love
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Meli'sa Morgan Fool's Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fool's Paradise
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Janet Jackson When I Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I Think Of You
40
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
28
Ashford & Simpson Count Your Blessings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Your Blessings
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
El DeBarge Love Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Always
38
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Stephanie Mills Rising Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising Desire
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Midnight Star The Midas Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Midas Touch
44
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Ca$hflow Mine All Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mine All Mine
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
34
The Controllers Distant Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Distant Lover
37
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Nu Shooz Point Of No Return Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Point Of No Return
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
37
The Jets Private Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Number
39
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly I Wanna Be With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
47
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
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
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Howard Hewett I'm For Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm For Real
51
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
The Temptations Lady Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
54
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Cameo Word Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Word Up
57
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Klymaxx Man Size Love (From 'running Scared') Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Man Size Love (From 'running Scared')
45
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Skyy Givin' It (To You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' It (To You)
23
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
45
James Ingram Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
49
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Krystol Passion From A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Passion From A Woman
50
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Five Star Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait Another Minute
55
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
New Edition Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II")
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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51
Fat Boys In The House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The House
53
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
52
The TMP Band Ring Ring Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ring Ring
58
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Dazz Band L.O.V.E. M.I.A. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
L.O.V.E. M.I.A.
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
54
George Benson Kisses In The Moonlight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses In The Moonlight
70
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Rappin' Duke Duke Is Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Duke Is Back
74
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
L.A. Dream Team Nursery Rhyme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nursery Rhyme
67
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Rick James Sweet And Sexy Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet And Sexy Thing
32
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
58
George Clinton Hey Good Lookin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Good Lookin'
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Stevie Wonder Land Of La-La Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Land Of La-La
30
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
77
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Deniece Williams Wiser And Weaker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wiser And Weaker
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Regina Baby Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Love
59
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
63
O.C. Smith What'cha Gonna Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What'cha Gonna Do
66
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Yarbrough & Peoples Wrapped Around Your Finger Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wrapped Around Your Finger
75
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Loose Ends Stay A Little While, Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay A Little While, Child
85
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Force M.D.'s One Plus One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Plus One
Gains in performance
67
Rebbie Jackson Reaction Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
68
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)
56
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Gloria D. Brown Whatever It Takes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever It Takes
Gains in performance
70
Trouble Funk Good To Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good To Go
73
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Run-D.M.C. My Adidas Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Adidas
52
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Mtume Breathless Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathless
46
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Trinere How Can We Be Wrong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can We Be Wrong
76
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Dhar Braxton Jump Back (Set Me Free) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Back (Set Me Free)
65
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Cherrelle Artificial Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Artificial Heart
62
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
76
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
79
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
77
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Heaven In Your Arms Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven In Your Arms
Gains in performance
78
Junior Not Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Not Tonight
81
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Rodney Franklin Look What's Showing Through Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Look What's Showing Through
Gains in performance
80
James 'D-Train' Williams You Are Everything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are Everything
Gains in performance
81
El DeBarge Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Carl Anderson & Gloria Loring Friends And Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friends And Lovers
Carl Anderson & Gloria Loring
Gains in performance
83
Patti Austin Getting Away With Murder Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getting Away With Murder
82
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
84
William Bell Headline News Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headline News
Gains in performance
85
Simply Red Holding Back the Years Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Holding Back the Years
80
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Headlines
63
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Rene & Angela You Don't Have To Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Cry
83
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Skipworth & Turner Can't Give Her Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Give Her Up
Gains in performance
89
New Edition With You All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You All The Way
71
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Rainy Davis Sweetheart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweetheart
64
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Randy Crawford Can't Stand The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stand The Pain
72
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
92
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")
91
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Tease Better Wild (Than Mild) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Wild (Than Mild)
94
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Spencer Jones How To Win Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How To Win Your Love
84
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Janice Christie I'm Hungry For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Hungry For Your Love
86
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Boogie Boys Girl Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Talk
69
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Afrika Bambaataa Bambaataa's Theme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bambaataa's Theme
89
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sledgehammer
88
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Betty Wright The Sun Don't Shine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sun Don't Shine
87
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
The Rose Brothers Wall To Wall Freaks Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wall To Wall Freaks
95
LAST WEEK
93
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
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