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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Freddie Jackson Tasty Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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10
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2
Lionel Richie Love Will Conquer All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Conquer All
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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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)
3
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3
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10
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4
Commodores Goin' To The Bank Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goin' To The Bank
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
5
One Way Don't Think About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Think About It
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
6
Ready For The World Love You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Down
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
7
Chico DeBarge Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk To Me
12
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
15
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
9
Stacy Lattisaw Nail It To The Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nail It To The Wall
4
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4
PEAK POSITION
12
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Millie Jackson Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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Bobby Brown Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girlfriend
17
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
12
Anita Baker Caught Up In The Rapture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught Up In The Rapture
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Patti LaBelle Kiss Away The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss Away The Pain
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
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5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
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15
Run-D.M.C. You Be Illin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Be Illin'
21
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
16
Levert Let's Go Out Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Out Tonight
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Isaac Hayes Ike's Rap/Hey Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ike's Rap/Hey Girl
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
18
Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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19
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)
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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20
Full Force Unfaithful So Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unfaithful So Much
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
21
Janet Jackson Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
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22
Kurtis Blow I'm Chillin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Chillin'
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
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23
Billy Ocean Love Is Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Forever
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
24
Luther Vandross Stop To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop To Love
32
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
25
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White Facts Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Facts Of Love
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Vesta Once Bitten Twice Shy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once Bitten Twice Shy
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
New Edition Once In A Lifetime Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once In A Lifetime Groove
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Cameo Word Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Word Up
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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29
Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
33
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Klymaxx Sexy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
38
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Chaka Khan Tight Fit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tight Fit
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
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)
42
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Miki Howard Come Share My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Share My Love
45
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
34
The S.O.S. Band Even When You Sleep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Even When You Sleep
37
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
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35
General Kane Crack Killed Applejack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crack Killed Applejack
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
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36
El DeBarge Someone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone
44
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
38
Club Nouveau Jealousy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
24
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Beastie Boys It's The New Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's The New Style
58
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Krystol Precious, Precious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Precious, Precious
47
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
41
James 'D-Train' Williams Misunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
53
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
42
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly When You Love Someone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Love Someone
54
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
George Benson Shiver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
68
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
44
Howard Hewett I'm For Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm For Real
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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45
Aretha Franklin Jimmy Lee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
71
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
The Manhattans (With Regina Bell) Where Did We Go Wrong? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did We Go Wrong?
The Manhattans (With Regina Bell)
62
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
47
Nocera Summertime, Summertime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Summertime, Summertime
57
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
48
The Gap Band Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
67
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
49
Aretha Franklin Jumpin' Jack Flash Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jumpin' Jack Flash
34
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
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50
UTFO Split Personality Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Split Personality
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
7
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