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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Sign 'O' The Times
Gains in performance
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2
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Disturb This Groove
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Herb Alpert Keep Your Eye On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Your Eye On Me
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines There's Nothing Better Than Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Nothing Better Than Love
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
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
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Smokey Robinson Just To See Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just To See Her
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Jody Watley Looking For A New Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For A New Love
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Kool & The Gang Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Starpoint He Wants My Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He Wants My Body
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Klymaxx I'd Still Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Still Say Yes
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Club Nouveau Lean On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lean On Me
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Girl
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Anita Baker Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Patrice Rushen Watch Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Cameo Back And Forth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back And Forth
28
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Millie Scott Ev'ry Little Bit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ev'ry Little Bit
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Georgio Sexappeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexappeal
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Surface Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Run-D.M.C. It's Tricky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Tricky
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Melba Moore It's Been So Long Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been So Long
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
23
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)
30
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Miki Howard Imagination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Imagination
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
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
36
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Shirley Murdock Go On Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go On Without You
37
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Sheila E. Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
43
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Janet Jackson Let's Wait Awhile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Wait Awhile
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Bunny Debarge Save The Best For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save The Best For Me
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Bobby Brown Girl Next Door Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Next Door
32
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
32
One Way You Better Quit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Better Quit
17
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
24
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
38
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Full Force Old Flames Never Die Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Flames Never Die
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
36
James 'D-Train' Williams Oh How I Love You (Girl) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh How I Love You (Girl)
48
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Chuck Stanley Day By Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Day By Day
41
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Jocelyn Brown Ego Maniac Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ego Maniac
42
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
56
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
40
Cheryl Lynn New Dress Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Dress
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Isley, Jasper, Isley 8th Wonder Of The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8th Wonder Of The World
53
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Rainy Davis Lowdown So And So Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lowdown So And So
25
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Al Green Everything's Gonna Be Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
52
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Five Star Are You Man Enough? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Man Enough?
58
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Rose Royce Lonely Road Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lonely Road
47
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Norwood I Can't Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Let You Go
57
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Claudja Barry Can't You Feel My Heart Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't You Feel My Heart Beat
62
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Lakeside Relationship Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Relationship
69
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Ready For The World Mary Goes Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Goes Round
33
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Blake & Hines Sherry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
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