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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10
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2
Howard Hewett I'm For Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm For Real
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
The Temptations Lady Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Tina Turner Typical Male Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Typical Male
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
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")
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Five Star Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait Another Minute
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
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)
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Ashford & Simpson Count Your Blessings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Your Blessings
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
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6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Janet Jackson When I Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I Think Of You
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Midnight Star The Midas Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Midas Touch
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
13
George Benson Kisses In The Moonlight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses In The Moonlight
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Club Nouveau Jealousy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
19
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
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)
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Rebbie Jackson Reaction Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Loose Ends Stay A Little While, Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay A Little While, Child
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Stacy Lattisaw Nail It To The Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nail It To The Wall
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Heaven In Your Arms Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven In Your Arms
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Phyllis Hyman Old Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Friend
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Freddie Jackson Tasty Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
28
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
24
General Kane Crack Killed Applejack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crack Killed Applejack
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone) Crazay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazay
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone)
37
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
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
15
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Millie Jackson Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
34
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Jean Carne Flame Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flame Of Love
32
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Rene & Angela No How, No Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No How, No Way
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Genobia Jeter All Of My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Of My Love
33
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Lionel Richie Love Will Conquer All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Conquer All
47
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Aretha Franklin Jumpin' Jack Flash Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jumpin' Jack Flash
45
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
One Way Don't Think About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Think About It
43
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Chico DeBarge Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk To Me
44
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Jeffrey Osborne Room With A View Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Room With A View
38
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
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
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly I Wanna Be With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Beau Williams There's Just Something About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Just Something About You
41
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
39
El DeBarge Love Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Always
14
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Commodores Goin' To The Bank Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goin' To The Bank
59
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Hanson & Davis Hungry For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hungry For Your Love
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Run-D.M.C. Walk This Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walk This Way
26
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Krystol Passion From A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Passion From A Woman
27
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Ready For The World Love You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Down
62
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Word Of Mouth Coast To Coast Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Coast To Coast
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Dazz Band Wild And Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild And Free
50
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Shirley Jones Last Night I Needed Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Night I Needed Somebody
51
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Force M.D.'s One Plus One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Plus One
39
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
50
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
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Kurtis Blow I'm Chillin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Chillin'
57
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Mtume P.O.P. (Pursuits Of Pleasure) Generation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
P.O.P. (Pursuits Of Pleasure) Generation
55
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Miss Thang Thunder And Lightning Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thunder And Lightning
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Patti LaBelle Kiss Away The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss Away The Pain
70
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
James Brown Gravity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
68
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Luther Vandross Give Me The Reason Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me The Reason
54
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Peabo Bryson Good Combination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Combination
60
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Ruby Turner featuring Jonathan Butler If You're Ready (Come Go With Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
Ruby Turner featuring Jonathan Butler
58
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Levert Let's Go Out Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Out Tonight
69
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Al Jarreau L Is For Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
L Is For Lover
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
61
James Ingram Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
35
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Stacey Q Two Of Hearts Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two Of Hearts
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Whistle Just For Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just For Fun
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Ca$hflow Reach Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Reach Out
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Anita Baker Caught Up In The Rapture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught Up In The Rapture
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
66
Anita Baker Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
52
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Billy Ocean Love Zone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Zone
53
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Eric B. Featuring Rakim Eric B. Is President Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Eric B. Is President
Eric B. Featuring Rakim
80
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
ET (Eddie Townes) Magic In The Air Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Magic In The Air
72
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancing On The Ceiling
66
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Full Force Unfaithful So Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unfaithful So Much
83
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White Facts Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Facts Of Love
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White
Gains in performance
73
George Duke Broken Glass Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Broken Glass
61
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Lenny Williams Ten Ways Of Loving You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ten Ways Of Loving You
71
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Carl Anderson & Gloria Loring Friends And Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friends And Lovers
Carl Anderson & Gloria Loring
74
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
87
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
O.C. Smith You're My First, My Last, My Everything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're My First, My Last, My Everything
91
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Kenny & Johnny The Whitehead Brothers Stylin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stylin'
Kenny & Johnny The Whitehead Brothers
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
80
ConFunkShun She's A Star Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's A Star
82
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
81
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble
85
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
83
52nd Street You're My Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're My Last Chance
73
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Surface Let's Try Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Try Again
Gains in performance
85
UTFO Split Personality Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Split Personality
Gains in performance
86
Atlantic Starr Armed And Dangerous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Armed And Dangerous
86
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Teena Marie Love Me Down Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down Easy
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Tamiko Jones I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You
81
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Barbara Roy Gotta See You Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta See You Tonight
93
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Whodini One Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Love
65
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Donnell Pitman Chocolate Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chocolate Lover
Gains in performance
92
The Cut Kindness For Weakness Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kindness For Weakness
95
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
The S.O.S. Band Even When You Sleep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Even When You Sleep
Gains in performance
94
Glenn Jones Giving Myself To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving Myself To You
67
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Mark Anthony One Night Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Night Of Love
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Doug E. Fresh All The Way To Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Way To Heaven
78
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Movies Juke Box Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Juke Box
90
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Nu Shooz Point Of No Return Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Point Of No Return
92
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Shirley Jones Do You Get Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Get Enough Love
96
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
75
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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