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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Janet Jackson When I Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I Think Of You
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9
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4
Ashford & Simpson Count Your Blessings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Your Blessings
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10
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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")
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7
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Howard Hewett I'm For Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm For Real
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PEAK POSITION
9
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7
Midnight Star The Midas Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Midas Touch
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7
PEAK POSITION
10
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The Temptations Lady Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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PEAK POSITION
9
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Five Star Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait Another Minute
14
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PEAK POSITION
9
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10
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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3
PEAK POSITION
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11
Levert (Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind
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12
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12
El DeBarge Love Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Always
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7
PEAK POSITION
10
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13
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly I Wanna Be With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
12
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12
PEAK POSITION
9
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14
Tina Turner Typical Male Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Typical Male
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14
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
15
Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
17
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15
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
16
Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) A Little Bit More Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Little Bit More
Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson)
21
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16
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Run-D.M.C. Walk This Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walk This Way
13
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8
PEAK POSITION
10
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18
Krystol Passion From A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Passion From A Woman
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18
PEAK POSITION
13
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19
George Benson Kisses In The Moonlight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses In The Moonlight
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LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
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Kenny G What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
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PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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Loose Ends Stay A Little While, Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay A Little While, Child
30
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21
PEAK POSITION
9
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22
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
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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Rebbie Jackson Reaction Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
27
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23
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Club Nouveau Jealousy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
29
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24
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
25
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Heaven In Your Arms Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven In Your Arms
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
26
Phyllis Hyman Old Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Friend
33
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26
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
27
James Ingram Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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27
PEAK POSITION
11
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28
Stacy Lattisaw Nail It To The Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nail It To The Wall
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28
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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Force M.D.'s One Plus One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Plus One
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29
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
30
Whodini One Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Love
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10
PEAK POSITION
12
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40
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
32
Anita Baker Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
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2
PEAK POSITION
17
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PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Billy Ocean Love Zone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Zone
22
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1
PEAK POSITION
13
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35
Genobia Jeter All Of My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Of My Love
43
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
36
Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing On The Ceiling
20
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6
PEAK POSITION
12
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37
Glenn Jones Giving Myself To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving Myself To You
24
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19
PEAK POSITION
13
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38
General Kane Crack Killed Applejack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crack Killed Applejack
53
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
39
Rene & Angela No How, No Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No How, No Way
44
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Millie Jackson Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
55
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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Jean Carne Flame Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flame Of Love
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PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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Al Jarreau L Is For Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
L Is For Lover
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42
PEAK POSITION
6
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43
Hanson & Davis Hungry For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hungry For Your Love
46
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43
PEAK POSITION
5
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44
Beau Williams There's Just Something About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Just Something About You
52
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
45
Freddie Jackson Tasty Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
70
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
46
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone) Crazay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazay
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone)
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46
PEAK POSITION
2
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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
35
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
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48
Miss Thang Thunder And Lightning Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thunder And Lightning
73
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
49
Jeffrey Osborne Room With A View Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Room With A View
75
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49
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
50
One Way Don't Think About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Think About It
80
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
2
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