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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Looking For A New Love
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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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10
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Club Nouveau Lean On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lean On Me
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8
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3
Prince Sign 'O' The Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sign 'O' The Times
9
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5
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Gains in performance
4
Kool & The Gang Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
4
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10
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Gains in performance
5
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
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PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
6
Sheila E. Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
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PEAK POSITION
10
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7
One Way You Better Quit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Better Quit
6
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6
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11
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8
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Disturb This Groove
13
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PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
9
Starpoint He Wants My Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He Wants My Body
11
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PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
10
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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LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Millie Scott Ev'ry Little Bit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ev'ry Little Bit
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
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13
Janet Jackson Let's Wait Awhile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Wait Awhile
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines There's Nothing Better Than Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Nothing Better Than Love
23
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Smokey Robinson Just To See Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just To See Her
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
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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
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
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18
Bunny Debarge Save The Best For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save The Best For Me
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

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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LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
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Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Girl
27
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Klymaxx I'd Still Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Still Say Yes
30
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Ready For The World Mary Goes Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Goes Round
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
9
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24
Anita Baker Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
34
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Run-D.M.C. It's Tricky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Tricky
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Millie Jackson Love Is A Dangerous Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is A Dangerous Game
12
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Full Force Old Flames Never Die Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Flames Never Die
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Patrice Rushen Watch Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
35
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
29
Levert Fascination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fascination
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Georgio Sexappeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexappeal
36
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
31
The Jets You Got It All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got It All
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
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32
Bobby Brown Girl Next Door Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Next Door
41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
33
Surface Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy
46
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
34
Loose Ends Slow Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Down
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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35
Melba Moore It's Been So Long Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been So Long
49
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
36
Miki Howard Imagination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Imagination
47
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
37
Cheryl Lynn New Dress Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Dress
40
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
7
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38
Cameo Back And Forth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back And Forth
57
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
39
James Brown How Do You Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Do You Stop
19
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
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40
Shirley Murdock As We Lay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
38
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
25
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41
The Gap Band Zibble, Zibble (Get The Money) (AKA: Get Loose, Get Funky) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Zibble, Zibble (Get The Money) (AKA: Get Loose, Get Funky)
58
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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42
PEAK POSITION
7
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43
PEAK POSITION
8
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Freddie Jackson Have You Ever Loved Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Have You Ever Loved Somebody
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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45
Jocelyn Brown Ego Maniac Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ego Maniac
50
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Mel & Kim Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)
33
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Freddie Jackson I Don't Want To Lose Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want To Lose Your Love
69
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Shirley Murdock Go On Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go On Without You
72
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Oran 'Juice' Jones Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
51
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
6
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50
Chuck Stanley Day By Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Day By Day
60
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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