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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Shake You Down
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Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
2
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)
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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3
Tina Turner Typical Male Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Typical Male
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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4
Cameo Word Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Word Up
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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5
Freddie Jackson Tasty Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Howard Hewett I'm For Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm For Real
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LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
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9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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8
Stacy Lattisaw Nail It To The Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nail It To The Wall
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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9
The Temptations Lady Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
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10
Club Nouveau Jealousy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
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
13
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone) Crazay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazay
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone)
21
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
General Kane Crack Killed Applejack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crack Killed Applejack
22
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Phyllis Hyman Old Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Friend
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LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Lionel Richie Love Will Conquer All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Conquer All
27
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Heaven In Your Arms Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven In Your Arms
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Millie Jackson Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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One Way Don't Think About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Think About It
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Janet Jackson When I Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When I Think Of You
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Jean Carne Flame Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flame Of Love
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Aretha Franklin Jumpin' Jack Flash Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jumpin' Jack Flash
28
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Chico DeBarge Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk To Me
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Commodores Goin' To The Bank Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goin' To The Bank
35
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
26
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)
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Ready For The World Love You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Down
36
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Ashford & Simpson Count Your Blessings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count Your Blessings
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Jeffrey Osborne Room With A View Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Room With A View
33
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Patti LaBelle Kiss Away The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss Away The Pain
39
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
George Benson Kisses In The Moonlight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses In The Moonlight
24
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Rene & Angela No How, No Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No How, No Way
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
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")
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Rebbie Jackson Reaction Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Midnight Star The Midas Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Midas Touch
30
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
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36
Kurtis Blow I'm Chillin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Chillin'
40
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
James Brown Gravity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
47
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Anita Baker Caught Up In The Rapture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught Up In The Rapture
49
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Shirley Jones Last Night I Needed Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Night I Needed Somebody
42
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Beau Williams There's Just Something About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Just Something About You
38
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Levert Let's Go Out Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Out Tonight
48
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Mtume P.O.P. (Pursuits Of Pleasure) Generation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
P.O.P. (Pursuits Of Pleasure) Generation
45
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Full Force Unfaithful So Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unfaithful So Much
53
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Loose Ends Stay A Little While, Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay A Little While, Child
32
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
46
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
34
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Dazz Band Wild And Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild And Free
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Peabo Bryson Good Combination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Combination
50
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Isaac Hayes Ike's Rap/Hey Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ike's Rap/Hey Girl
60
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White Facts Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Facts Of Love
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White
57
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

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