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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Have You Ever Loved Somebody
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Melba Moore Falling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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13
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Loose Ends Slow Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Down
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13
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Gains in performance
4
Club Nouveau Situation #9 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Situation #9
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10
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5
Lionel Richie Ballerina Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ballerina Girl
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11
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Cameo Candy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy
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1
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11
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Donna Allen Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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7
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15
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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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14
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Gains in performance
9
Ray, Goodman & Brown Take It To The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It To The Limit
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13
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Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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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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13
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14
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9
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Gains in performance
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Janet Jackson Let's Wait Awhile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Wait Awhile
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5
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The Gap Band Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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15
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Midnight Star Engine No. 9 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Engine No. 9
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9
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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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Sylvester Someone Like You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone Like You
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13
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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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18
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Phyllis Hyman Living All Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living All Alone
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21
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
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Timex Social Club Thinkin' About Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinkin' About Ya
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9
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Gains in performance
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Jody Watley Looking For A New Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For A New Love
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4
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Gains in performance
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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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14
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Sheila E. Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
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4
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Gains in performance
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Aretha Franklin Jimmy Lee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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14
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James Brown How Do You Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Do You Stop
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27
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6
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Gains in performance
28
Jesse Johnson She (I Can't Resist) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She (I Can't Resist)
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9
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The Rose Brothers Easy Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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10
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30
Bruce Willis Respect Yourself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Respect Yourself
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30
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5
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Gains in performance
31
Stacy Lattisaw Jump Into My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Into My Life
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5
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Gains in performance
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Expose Come Go With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Go With Me
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4
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Luther Vandross Stop To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop To Love
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PEAK POSITION
16
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34
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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12
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35
Mel & Kim Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)
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5
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Gains in performance
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The Temptations To Be Continued Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
To Be Continued
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3
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One Way You Better Quit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Better Quit
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38
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5
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Gains in performance
39
Club Nouveau Lean On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lean On Me
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39
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2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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Kool & The Gang Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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4
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Gains in performance
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Rainy Davis Lowdown So And So Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lowdown So And So
49
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41
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4
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Gains in performance
42
Millie Scott Ev'ry Little Bit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ev'ry Little Bit
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42
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4
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Gains in performance
43
Bunny Debarge Save The Best For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save The Best For Me
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4
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Gains in performance
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Starpoint He Wants My Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He Wants My Body
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3
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Gains in performance
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New Edition Featuring Little Anthony Tears On My Pillow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tears On My Pillow
New Edition Featuring Little Anthony
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4
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Gains in performance
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Levert Fascination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fascination
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3
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Gains in performance
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Commodores Take It From Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It From Me
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5
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Dana Dane Delancey Street Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Delancey Street
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4
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Focus Zero In July Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Zero In July
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Herb Alpert Keep Your Eye On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Your Eye On Me
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2
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Gains in performance
51
Patti LaBelle Something Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something Special
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4
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Gains in performance
52
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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53
Genobia Jeter And Glenn Jones Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Together
Genobia Jeter And Glenn Jones
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53
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3
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Gains in performance
54
Janet Jackson Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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17
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Beastie Boys Paul Revere Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paul Revere
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34
PEAK POSITION
12
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56
Vesta Something About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something About You
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56
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
57
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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21
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14
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Full Force Old Flames Never Die Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Flames Never Die
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58
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2
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Gains in performance
59
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Disturb This Groove
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59
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
60
Ready For The World Love You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Down
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1
PEAK POSITION
20
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Tina Turner Two People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two People
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PEAK POSITION
13
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Isaac Hayes Thing For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thing For You
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PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
63
O.C. Smith Brenda Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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PEAK POSITION
6
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64
Heavy D & The Boyz Mr. Big Stuff Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Big Stuff
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60
PEAK POSITION
10
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65
Sandra Feva Here Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Now
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65
PEAK POSITION
7
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66
Janice Christie Heat Stroke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heat Stroke
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22
PEAK POSITION
14
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67
Ready For The World Mary Goes Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Goes Round
80
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67
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
43
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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69
Scherrie Payne & Phillip Ingram Incredible Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Incredible
Scherrie Payne & Phillip Ingram
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69
PEAK POSITION
4
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70
Billy Vera & The Beaters At This Moment Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
70
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70
PEAK POSITION
5
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71
Gwen Guthrie (They Long To Be) Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(They Long To Be) Close To You
86
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71
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
72
Najee Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Love
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55
PEAK POSITION
7
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89
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
74
Meli'sa Morgan Deeper Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Deeper Love
75
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74
PEAK POSITION
5
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75
Georgio Sexappeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexappeal
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75
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
76
J. Blackfoot U-Turn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
13
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77
The Givens Family Somehow, Someway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somehow, Someway
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59
PEAK POSITION
10
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78
Anita Baker Caught Up In The Rapture Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught Up In The Rapture
56
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
19
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79
The Pointer Sisters All I Know Is The Way I Feel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Know Is The Way I Feel
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
80
Shirley Jones She Knew About Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Knew About Me
83
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
4
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81
Aretha Franklin & George Michael I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
Aretha Franklin & George Michael
Gains in performance
82
Big Audio Badrock City Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Badrock City
97
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
83
Bobby Brown Girl Next Door Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Next Door
95
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
84
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince The Magnificent Jazzy Jeff Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Magnificent Jazzy Jeff
84
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84
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
86
Rebbie Jackson You Send The Rain Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Send The Rain Away
57
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Oliver Cheatham Celebrate (Our Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Celebrate (Our Love)
88
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Girl
Gains in performance
89
Cheryl Lynn New Dress Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Dress
Gains in performance
90
Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
Gains in performance
91
The Impressions Can't Wait 'til Tommorow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait 'til Tommorow
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91
PEAK POSITION
2
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92
Peabo Bryson Catch 22 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
92
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92
PEAK POSITION
2
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93
The Jacksons Time Out For The Burglar Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Time Out For The Burglar
93
LAST WEEK
93
PEAK POSITION
2
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94
Klymaxx I'd Still Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Still Say Yes
Gains in performance
95
Prince Phillip Mitchell You're Gonna Come Back To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Gonna Come Back To Love
76
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Run-D.M.C. It's Tricky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Tricky
Gains in performance
97
Luther Ingram Baby Don't Go Too Far Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Go Too Far
58
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
98
War Livin' In The Red Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' In The Red
98
LAST WEEK
98
PEAK POSITION
2
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99
Bobby Brown Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girlfriend
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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100
James 'D-Train' Williams Misunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
74
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
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