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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Luther Vandross Stop To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop To Love
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2
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
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2
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11
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4
Bobby Brown Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girlfriend
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12
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5
Ready For The World Love You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Down
5
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
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6
Aretha Franklin Jimmy Lee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8
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6
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8
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Gains in performance
7
Anita Baker Caught Up In The Rapture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught Up In The Rapture
6
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6
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13
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8
Miki Howard Come Share My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Share My Love
11
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8
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12
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Gains in performance
9
Vesta Once Bitten Twice Shy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once Bitten Twice Shy
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9
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12
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10
Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
14
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10
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13
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Gains in performance
11
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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10
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Gains in performance
12
Cameo Candy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy
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12
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5
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Gains in performance
13
Commodores Goin' To The Bank Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goin' To The Bank
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PEAK POSITION
15
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14
James 'D-Train' Williams Misunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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14
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10
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Gains in performance
15
New Edition Once In A Lifetime Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Once In A Lifetime Groove
10
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10
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12
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16
Billy Ocean Love Is Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Forever
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12
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10
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Gains in performance
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The Gap Band Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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9
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19
Melba Moore Falling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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7
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Klymaxx Sexy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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11
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21
Isaac Hayes Ike's Rap/Hey Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ike's Rap/Hey Girl
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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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8
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23
Beastie Boys It's The New Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's The New Style
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22
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9
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24
George Benson Shiver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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9
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Gains in performance
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Freddie Jackson Tasty Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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1
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16
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26
Krystol Precious, Precious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Precious, Precious
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11
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27
Run-D.M.C. You Be Illin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Be Illin'
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12
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12
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28
Lionel Richie Ballerina Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ballerina Girl
36
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28
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5
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Gains in performance
29
Donna Allen Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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9
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Gains in performance
30
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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30
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8
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Gains in performance
31
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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13
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32
Tina Turner Two People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two People
35
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32
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7
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Gains in performance
33
Freddie Jackson Have You Ever Loved Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Have You Ever Loved Somebody
44
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33
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4
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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Ray, Goodman & Brown Take It To The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It To The Limit
38
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34
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7
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Gains in performance
35
Levert Let's Go Out Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Go Out Tonight
28
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PEAK POSITION
14
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El DeBarge Someone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone
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11
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37
Janice Christie Heat Stroke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heat Stroke
41
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37
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
38
Club Nouveau Situation #9 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Situation #9
58
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38
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4
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J. Blackfoot U-Turn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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39
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7
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Gains in performance
40
O'Bryan Tenderoni Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tenderoni
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8
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Gains in performance
41
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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7
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Gains in performance
42
Loose Ends Slow Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Down
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7
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Gains in performance
43
Chico DeBarge Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk To Me
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44
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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45
The Temptations To Be Continued Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
To Be Continued
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45
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6
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Gains in performance
46
Five Star If I Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Say Yes
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Gains in performance
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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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Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake You Down
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22
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50
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone) Crazay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazay
Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone)
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5
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The Jets You Got It All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got It All
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8
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45
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7
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Sylvester Someone Like You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone Like You
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54
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
55
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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42
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10
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56
Lionel Richie Love Will Conquer All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Conquer All
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PEAK POSITION
15
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57
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly When You Love Someone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Love Someone
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38
PEAK POSITION
10
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58
Nocera Summertime, Summertime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Summertime, Summertime
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10
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59
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
60
Beastie Boys Paul Revere Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paul Revere
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60
PEAK POSITION
6
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61
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew Lovin' Ev'ry Minute Of It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovin' Ev'ry Minute Of It
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
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61
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
62
Chaka Khan Tight Fit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tight Fit
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28
PEAK POSITION
12
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63
The Human League I Need Your Loving Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need Your Loving
72
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63
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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64
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
65
George Duke Good Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Friend
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60
PEAK POSITION
8
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66
Phyllis Hyman Living All Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living All Alone
79
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66
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
67
Timex Social Club Thinkin' About Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinkin' About Ya
75
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67
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
The Rose Brothers Easy Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
70
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68
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
69
One Way Don't Think About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Think About It
60
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5
PEAK POSITION
16
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70
B. Fats Whoppit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whoppit
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69
PEAK POSITION
8
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71
Rebbie Jackson You Send The Rain Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Send The Rain Away
81
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71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Bobby Womack (I Wanna) Make Love To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(I Wanna) Make Love To You
63
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Midnight Star Engine No. 9 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Engine No. 9
89
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Phil Fearon I Can Prove It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can Prove It
77
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
75
Jesse Johnson She (I Can't Resist) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She (I Can't Resist)
82
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
76
Nayobe Good Things Come To Those Who Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Things Come To Those Who Wait
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
5
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77
Jenny Burton Do You Want It Bad Enuff Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Want It Bad Enuff
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
7
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78
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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1
PEAK POSITION
19
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79
Patti LaBelle Kiss Away The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss Away The Pain
73
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
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80
The Givens Family Somehow, Someway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somehow, Someway
83
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Heavy D & The Boyz Mr. Big Stuff Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Big Stuff
84
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Jeffrey Osborne In Your Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Your Eyes
85
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Cameo Word Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Word Up
78
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
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84
Prince Phillip Mitchell You're Gonna Come Back To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Gonna Come Back To Love
86
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
4
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85
Full Force Unfaithful So Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unfaithful So Much
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LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
14
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86
Stacy Lattisaw Nail It To The Wall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nail It To The Wall
80
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
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87
Biz Markie Make The Music With Your Mouth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make The Music With Your Mouth
95
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
88
Source Featuring Candi Staton You Got The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got The Love
Source Featuring Candi Staton
88
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88
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Najee Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
90
Kurtis Blow I'm Chillin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Chillin'
87
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Daryl Hall Foolish Pride Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Foolish Pride
91
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Sandra Feva Here Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Now
Gains in performance
93
Mtume Body And Soul (Take Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Body And Soul (Take Me)
Gains in performance
94
Whistle Santa Is A B-Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Santa Is A B-Boy
92
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Robert Brookins Our Lives Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
96
LAST WEEK
95
PEAK POSITION
3
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96
Janice McClaine Passion And Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Passion And Pain
94
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Octavia 2 The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
2 The Limit
97
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Kenny G. (Vocal By Lenny Williams) Don't Make Me Wait For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Make Me Wait For Love
Kenny G. (Vocal By Lenny Williams)
98
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Lyn Roman Don't Look Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Look Back
93
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Trinere I Know You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Know You Love Me
90
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
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