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
LAST WEEK
12
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Don't Disturb This Groove
Gains in performance
Play
2
Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines There's Nothing Better Than Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Nothing Better Than Love
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Smokey Robinson Just To See Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just To See Her
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Prince Sign 'O' The Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sign 'O' The Times
1
LAST WEEK
1
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)
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Klymaxx I'd Still Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Still Say Yes
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Cameo Back And Forth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back And Forth
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Girl
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Patrice Rushen Watch Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Anita Baker Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Surface Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Melba Moore It's Been So Long Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been So Long
18
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
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
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
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)
20
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Georgio Sexappeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexappeal
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Shirley Murdock Go On Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go On Without You
22
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
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
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Miki Howard Imagination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Imagination
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
27
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
James 'D-Train' Williams Oh How I Love You (Girl) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh How I Love You (Girl)
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Jody Watley Looking For A New Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For A New Love
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Herb Alpert Keep Your Eye On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Your Eye On Me
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Starpoint He Wants My Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He Wants My Body
16
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Al Green Everything's Gonna Be Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Isley, Jasper, Isley 8th Wonder Of The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8th Wonder Of The World
32
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Five Star Are You Man Enough? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Man Enough?
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Chuck Stanley Day By Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Day By Day
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Kool & The Gang Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
19
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Norwood I Can't Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Let You Go
33
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Lakeside Relationship Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Relationship
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
The Whispers Rock Steady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Steady
47
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
34
Nona Hendryx Why Should I Cry? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Should I Cry?
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Deniece Williams Never Say Never Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Say Never
40
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Club Nouveau Lean On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lean On Me
24
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson Diamonds Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Diamonds
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson
54
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Claudja Barry Can't You Feel My Heart Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't You Feel My Heart Beat
43
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
40
David Sanborn Chicago Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chicago Song
44
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
41
The Manhattans All I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Need
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Ray, Goodman & Brown Celebrate Our Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Celebrate Our Love
46
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Jesse Johnson Baby Let's Kiss Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Let's Kiss
51
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Run-D.M.C. It's Tricky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Tricky
28
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Jocelyn Brown Ego Maniac Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ego Maniac
38
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Salt-N-Pepa My Mike Sounds Nice Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Mike Sounds Nice
59
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Whistle Barbara's Bedroom Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Barbara's Bedroom
56
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Babyface Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovers
60
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
First Circle Working Up A Sweat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Working Up A Sweat
52
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Howard Hewett I Commit To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Commit To Love
62
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Millie Scott Ev'ry Little Bit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ev'ry Little Bit
26
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
52
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Rhythm Method Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
58
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
The Egyptian Lover Freakaholic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
61
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Club Nouveau Why You Treat Me So Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Treat Me So Bad
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
55
Rose Royce Lonely Road Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lonely Road
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Kenny G Songbird Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Songbird
71
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Grandmaster Flash U Know What Time It Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Know What Time It Is
57
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Sugarbabes We Rock The Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Rock The Beat
63
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Jody Watley Still A Thrill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still A Thrill
Gains in performance
60
Janet Jackson Let's Wait Awhile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Wait Awhile
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
86
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Monet My Heart Gets All The Breaks Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Gets All The Breaks
73
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Cyre Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Chance
69
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
70
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Full Force Old Flames Never Die Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old Flames Never Die
50
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Sinitta Feels Like The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Like The First Time
67
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
67
The Rose Brothers I Get A Rush Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Get A Rush
78
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Picture Perfect Prove It Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Prove It Boy
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Flos We're Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We're Back
77
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Carrie McDowell Uh Uh, No No Casual Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Uh Uh, No No Casual Sex
76
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Sybil Let Yourself Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Yourself Go
89
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Najee Feels So Good To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels So Good To Me
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Mantronix Who Is It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who Is It
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Teen Dream With Valentino Let's Get Busy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Busy
Teen Dream With Valentino
Gains in performance
75
Loose Ends You Can't Stop The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Stop The Rain
Gains in performance
76
One Way You Better Quit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Better Quit
53
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
77
4 By Four Want You For My Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Want You For My Girlfriend
Gains in performance
78
Sheila E. Hold Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold Me
48
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
79
J. Blackfoot Bad Weather Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Weather
81
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Process & The Doo Rags I Promise To Remember Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Promise To Remember
Gains in performance
81
Gerry Woo Hey There Lonely Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey There Lonely Girl
Gains in performance
82
Millie Jackson Love Is A Dangerous Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is A Dangerous Game
80
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Beastie Boys Brass Monkey Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Brass Monkey
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Doug E. Fresh Play This Only At Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Play This Only At Night
91
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Bobby Brown Girl Next Door Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Next Door
49
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Cheryl Lynn New Dress Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Dress
42
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Stephanie Mills I Feel Good All Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Feel Good All Over
Gains in performance
88
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White True Confessions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
True Confessions
Jeff Lorber & Karyn White
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Curtis Hairston (You're My) Shining Star Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You're My) Shining Star
Gains in performance
90
Blake & Hines Sherry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
55
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Peggi Blu Tender Moments Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Moments
95
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
92
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
64
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Expose Come Go With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Go With Me
75
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Beau Williams All Because Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Because Of You
94
LAST WEEK
94
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Conway Brothers I Can't Fight It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Fight It
85
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Trinere They're Playing Our Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
They're Playing Our Song
74
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Oran 'Juice' Jones Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
65
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Tony Deshawn Real Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Real Lover
98
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
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