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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Sign 'O' The Times
Play
2
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Disturb This Groove
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines There's Nothing Better Than Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Nothing Better Than Love
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Smokey Robinson Just To See Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just To See Her
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Klymaxx I'd Still Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Still Say Yes
12
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
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
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Cameo Back And Forth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back And Forth
17
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
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
11
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Girl
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Anita Baker Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Patrice Rushen Watch Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Surface Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy
20
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Jody Watley Looking For A New Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For A New Love
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Starpoint He Wants My Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He Wants My Body
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Georgio Sexappeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexappeal
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Melba Moore It's Been So Long Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been So Long
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Kool & The Gang Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
20
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)
23
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
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
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Shirley Murdock Go On Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go On Without You
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Miki Howard Imagination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Imagination
24
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Club Nouveau Lean On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lean On Me
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Millie Scott Ev'ry Little Bit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ev'ry Little Bit
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
39
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
28
Run-D.M.C. It's Tricky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Tricky
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
29
James 'D-Train' Williams Oh How I Love You (Girl) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh How I Love You (Girl)
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Chuck Stanley Day By Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Day By Day
37
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Five Star Are You Man Enough? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Man Enough?
44
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Isley, Jasper, Isley 8th Wonder Of The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8th Wonder Of The World
41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Norwood I Can't Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Let You Go
46
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Al Green Everything's Gonna Be Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
43
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Lakeside Relationship Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Relationship
48
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Janet Jackson Let's Wait Awhile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Wait Awhile
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Jocelyn Brown Ego Maniac Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ego Maniac
38
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Nona Hendryx Why Should I Cry? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Should I Cry?
58
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Deniece Williams Never Say Never Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Say Never
56
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
The Manhattans All I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Need
55
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Cheryl Lynn New Dress Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Dress
40
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Claudja Barry Can't You Feel My Heart Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't You Feel My Heart Beat
47
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
44
David Sanborn Chicago Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chicago Song
53
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Rose Royce Lonely Road Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lonely Road
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Ray, Goodman & Brown Celebrate Our Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Celebrate Our Love
60
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
The Whispers Rock Steady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Steady
73
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Sheila E. Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
27
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Bobby Brown Girl Next Door Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Next Door
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Full Force Old Flames Never Die Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Flames Never Die
35
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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