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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Let's Wait Awhile
Gains in performance
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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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2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Jody Watley Looking For A New Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For A New Love
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3
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
4
Club Nouveau Lean On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lean On Me
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PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
5
Loose Ends Slow Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Down
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PEAK POSITION
16
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6
Millie Jackson Love Is A Dangerous Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is A Dangerous Game
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PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
7
Sheila E. Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
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7
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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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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PEAK POSITION
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6
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Gains in performance
10
James Brown How Do You Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Do You Stop
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10
PEAK POSITION
9
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Kool & The Gang Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
12
Phyllis Hyman Living All Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living All Alone
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12
PEAK POSITION
13
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13
One Way You Better Quit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Better Quit
24
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Expose Come Go With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Go With Me
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LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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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PEAK POSITION
12
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16
Stacy Lattisaw Jump Into My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Into My Life
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PEAK POSITION
8
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16
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8
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PEAK POSITION
14
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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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LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Rainy Davis Lowdown So And So Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lowdown So And So
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20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Bruce Willis Respect Yourself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Respect Yourself
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LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
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22
Donna Allen Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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5
PEAK POSITION
18
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23
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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LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Midnight Star Engine No. 9 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Engine No. 9
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11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Starpoint He Wants My Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He Wants My Body
33
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Millie Scott Ev'ry Little Bit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ev'ry Little Bit
31
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26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Melba Moore Falling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
13
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1
PEAK POSITION
16
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28
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Disturb This Groove
35
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28
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
29
Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
30
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
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30
PEAK POSITION
4
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Bunny Debarge Save The Best For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save The Best For Me
34
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PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
32
Levert Fascination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fascination
36
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PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Cameo Candy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
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LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Lionel Richie Ballerina Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ballerina Girl
23
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5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Ray, Goodman & Brown Take It To The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It To The Limit
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8
PEAK POSITION
16
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37
Ready For The World Mary Goes Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Goes Round
48
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37
PEAK POSITION
6
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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
38
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38
PEAK POSITION
8
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39
Full Force Old Flames Never Die Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Flames Never Die
45
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Prince Sign 'O' The Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sign 'O' The Times
63
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
41
Smokey Robinson Just To See Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just To See Her
51
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Genobia Jeter And Glenn Jones Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Together
Genobia Jeter And Glenn Jones
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42
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Isaac Hayes Thing For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thing For You
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LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Run-D.M.C. It's Tricky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Tricky
59
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Focus Zero In July Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Zero In July
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Vesta Something About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something About You
50
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines There's Nothing Better Than Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Nothing Better Than Love
56
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Girl
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48
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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Georgio Sexappeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexappeal
49
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49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Klymaxx I'd Still Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Still Say Yes
61
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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