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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Girlfriend
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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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Luther Vandross Stop To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop To Love
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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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Anita Baker Caught Up In The Rapture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught Up In The Rapture
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Commodores Goin' To The Bank Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goin' To The Bank
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Aretha Franklin Jimmy Lee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Vesta Once Bitten Twice Shy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once Bitten Twice Shy
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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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Miki Howard Come Share My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Share My 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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10
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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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8
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Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Billy Ocean Love Is Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Forever
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Freddie Jackson Tasty Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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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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10
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Klymaxx Sexy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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James 'D-Train' Williams Misunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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8
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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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Beastie Boys It's The New Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's The New Style
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The Gap Band Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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7
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Cameo Candy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy
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3
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
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Krystol Precious, Precious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Precious, Precious
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9
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George Benson Shiver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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7
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Melba Moore Falling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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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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12
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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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6
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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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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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6
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El DeBarge Someone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone
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Donna Allen Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Chico DeBarge Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk To Me
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Tina Turner Two People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two People
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Lionel Richie Ballerina Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ballerina Girl
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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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Ray, Goodman & Brown Take It To The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It To The Limit
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5
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Chaka Khan Tight Fit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tight Fit
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J. Blackfoot U-Turn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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5
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Janice Christie Heat Stroke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heat Stroke
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Luther Ingram Baby Don't Go Too Far Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Go Too Far
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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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Freddie Jackson Have You Ever Loved Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Have You Ever Loved Somebody
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O'Bryan Tenderoni Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tenderoni
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Gains in performance
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Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
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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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8
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Rose Royce Doesn't Have To Be This Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Doesn't Have To Be This Way
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