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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Lionel Richie Love Will Conquer All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Conquer All
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
3
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone) Crazay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazay
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone)
7
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3
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
4
Stacy Lattisaw Nail It To The Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nail It To The Wall
5
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
11
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3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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6
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)
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
12
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7
One Way Don't Think About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Think About It
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
8
Commodores Goin' To The Bank Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goin' To The Bank
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
9
Ready For The World Love You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Down
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Millie Jackson Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
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11
Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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12
Chico DeBarge Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk To Me
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Patti LaBelle Kiss Away The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss Away The Pain
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Anita Baker Caught Up In The Rapture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught Up In The Rapture
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
16
General Kane Crack Killed Applejack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crack Killed Applejack
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
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17
Bobby Brown Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girlfriend
31
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Cameo Word Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Word Up
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Levert Let's Go Out Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Out Tonight
22
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Kurtis Blow I'm Chillin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Chillin'
24
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Run-D.M.C. You Be Illin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Be Illin'
27
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Full Force Unfaithful So Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unfaithful So Much
28
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Isaac Hayes Ike's Rap/Hey Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ike's Rap/Hey Girl
30
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Club Nouveau Jealousy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
13
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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25
Janet Jackson Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
37
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Billy Ocean Love Is Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Forever
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White Facts Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Facts Of Love
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White
33
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
James Brown Gravity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
8
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29
New Edition Once In A Lifetime Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once In A Lifetime Groove
39
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Vesta Once Bitten Twice Shy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once Bitten Twice Shy
38
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Howard Hewett I'm For Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm For Real
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Luther Vandross Stop To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop To Love
45
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
41
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Aretha Franklin Jumpin' Jack Flash Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jumpin' Jack Flash
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Phyllis Hyman Old Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Friend
17
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Chaka Khan Tight Fit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tight Fit
44
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
The S.O.S. Band Even When You Sleep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Even When You Sleep
40
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Klymaxx Sexy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
47
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
The Temptations Lady Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
25
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Tina Turner Typical Male Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Typical Male
21
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Jean Carne Flame Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flame Of Love
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Grace Jones I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect For You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect For You)
52
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Five Star Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait Another Minute
32
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
44
El DeBarge Someone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone
59
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Miki Howard Come Share My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Share My Love
51
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Shirley Jones Last Night I Needed Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Night I Needed Somebody
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Krystol Precious, Precious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Precious, Precious
58
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Eric B. Featuring Rakim Eric B. Is President Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Eric B. Is President
Eric B. Featuring Rakim
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
60
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
UTFO Split Personality Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Split Personality
54
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
6
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