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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Love You Down
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Ready For The World Love You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Down
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Commodores Goin' To The Bank Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goin' To The Bank
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Bobby Brown Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girlfriend
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Janet Jackson Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Freddie Jackson Tasty Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Anita Baker Caught Up In The Rapture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught Up In The Rapture
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Lionel Richie Love Will Conquer All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Conquer All
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Luther Vandross Stop To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop To Love
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Isaac Hayes Ike's Rap/Hey Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ike's Rap/Hey Girl
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Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone) Crazay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazay
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone)
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Run-D.M.C. You Be Illin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Be Illin'
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8
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One Way Don't Think About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Think About It
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Levert Let's Go Out Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Out Tonight
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Chico DeBarge Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk To Me
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Billy Ocean Love Is Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Forever
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New Edition Once In A Lifetime Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once In A Lifetime Groove
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8
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Gains in performance
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Vesta Once Bitten Twice Shy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once Bitten Twice Shy
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8
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Gains in performance
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Jeff Lorber & Karyn White Facts Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Facts Of Love
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White
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Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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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)
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Klymaxx Sexy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Miki Howard Come Share My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Share My Love
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
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Aretha Franklin Jimmy Lee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Full Force Unfaithful So Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unfaithful So Much
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Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
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PEAK POSITION
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Chaka Khan Tight Fit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tight Fit
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Beastie Boys It's The New Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's The New Style
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Patti LaBelle Kiss Away The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss Away The Pain
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James 'D-Train' Williams Misunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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PEAK POSITION
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Gains in performance
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Millie Jackson Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
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Krystol Precious, Precious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Precious, Precious
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George Benson Shiver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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El DeBarge Someone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone
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The Gap Band Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Stacy Lattisaw Nail It To The Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nail It To The Wall
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Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly When You Love Someone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Love Someone
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Cameo Candy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
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Melba Moore Falling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Robbie Nevil C'est La Vie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
C'est La Vie
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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)
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Force M.D.'s I Wanna Know Your Name Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Know Your Name
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PEAK POSITION
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Gains in performance
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Al Jarreau Tell Me What I Gotta Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me What I Gotta Do
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Donna Allen Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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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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Kurtis Blow I'm Chillin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Chillin'
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Janice Christie Heat Stroke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heat Stroke
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Tina Turner Two People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two People
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