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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Candy
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Cameo Candy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy
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1
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Aretha Franklin Jimmy Lee 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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13
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Melba Moore Falling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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10
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5
Miki Howard Come Share My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Share My Love
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Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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16
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7
Robbie Nevil C'est La Vie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
C'est La Vie
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7
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11
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8
Freddie Jackson Have You Ever Loved Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Have You Ever Loved Somebody
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7
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The Gap Band Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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12
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Gains in performance
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Lionel Richie Ballerina Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ballerina Girl
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10
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8
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11
Janet Jackson Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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14
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12
Club Nouveau Situation #9 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Situation #9
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12
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7
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Gains in performance
13
Donna Allen Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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13
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
14
Ray, Goodman & Brown Take It To The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It To The Limit
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Loose Ends Slow Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Down
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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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13
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Tina Turner Two People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two People
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18
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10
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George Benson Shiver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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12
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James 'D-Train' Williams Misunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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13
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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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11
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Bobby Brown Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girlfriend
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PEAK POSITION
15
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23
The Jets You Got It All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got It All
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23
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11
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Janice Christie Heat Stroke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heat Stroke
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24
PEAK POSITION
11
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Five Star If I Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Say Yes
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8
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Gains in performance
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26
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6
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27
Ready For The World Love You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Down
18
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1
PEAK POSITION
17
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28
The Temptations To Be Continued Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
To Be Continued
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28
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9
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Gains in performance
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10
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Gains in performance
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30
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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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31
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9
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Gains in performance
32
Midnight Star Engine No. 9 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Engine No. 9
42
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32
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
33
Sylvester Someone Like You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone Like You
39
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33
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10
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Gains in performance
34
Anita Baker Caught Up In The Rapture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught Up In The Rapture
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PEAK POSITION
16
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35
O'Bryan Tenderoni Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tenderoni
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35
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11
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J. Blackfoot U-Turn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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10
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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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29
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10
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38
Beastie Boys Paul Revere Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paul Revere
40
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38
PEAK POSITION
9
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39
Timex Social Club Thinkin' About Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinkin' About Ya
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39
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
40
Jesse Johnson She (I Can't Resist) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She (I Can't Resist)
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40
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
41
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
44
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41
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
42
Phyllis Hyman Living All Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living All Alone
49
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42
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7
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Gains in performance
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Millie Jackson Love Is A Dangerous Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is A Dangerous Game
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43
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3
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Gains in performance
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The Rose Brothers Easy Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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44
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7
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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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15
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46
James Brown How Do You Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Do You Stop
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46
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3
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Gains in performance
47
Janet Jackson Let's Wait Awhile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Wait Awhile
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47
PEAK POSITION
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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17
PEAK POSITION
13
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49
Beastie Boys It's The New Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's The New Style
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22
PEAK POSITION
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