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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There's Nothing Better Than Love
Gains in performance
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Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines There's Nothing Better Than Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's Nothing Better Than Love
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PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
3
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2
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
3
Smokey Robinson Just To See Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just To See Her
4
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PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
4
Cameo Back And Forth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back And Forth
8
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4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Disturb This Groove
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PEAK POSITION
13
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6
Surface Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy
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6
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
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
12
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8
Anita Baker Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
11
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8
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
9
Patrice Rushen Watch Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
10
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10
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10
Melba Moore It's Been So Long Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been So Long
13
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10
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
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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
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Prince Sign 'O' The Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sign 'O' The Times
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Shirley Murdock Go On Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go On Without You
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LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
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
12
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21
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15
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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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)
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
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20
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17
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
18
Miki Howard Imagination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Imagination
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18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Girl
9
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9
PEAK POSITION
12
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20
Georgio Sexappeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexappeal
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16
PEAK POSITION
13
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The Whispers Rock Steady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Steady
33
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
22
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson Diamonds Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Diamonds
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson
38
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
23
James 'D-Train' Williams Oh How I Love You (Girl) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh How I Love You (Girl)
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Five Star Are You Man Enough? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Man Enough?
28
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Isley, Jasper, Isley 8th Wonder Of The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8th Wonder Of The World
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Al Green Everything's Gonna Be Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Nona Hendryx Why Should I Cry? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Should I Cry?
34
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
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
18
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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29
Lakeside Relationship Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Relationship
32
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Norwood I Can't Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Let You Go
31
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Deniece Williams Never Say Never Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Say Never
35
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Jody Watley Looking For A New Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For A New Love
23
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1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Claudja Barry Can't You Feel My Heart Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't You Feel My Heart Beat
39
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Chuck Stanley Day By Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Day By Day
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Jesse Johnson Baby Let's Kiss Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Let's Kiss
43
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Club Nouveau Why You Treat Me So Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Treat Me So Bad
54
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Howard Hewett I Commit To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Commit To Love
50
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
David Sanborn Chicago Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chicago Song
40
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Ray, Goodman & Brown Celebrate Our Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Celebrate Our Love
42
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
40
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Rhythm Method Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Kool & The Gang Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
30
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
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42
Whistle Barbara's Bedroom Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Barbara's Bedroom
47
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Salt-N-Pepa My Mike Sounds Nice Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Mike Sounds Nice
46
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Starpoint He Wants My Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
He Wants My Body
25
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Kenny G Songbird Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Songbird
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LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
The Manhattans All I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Need
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Jody Watley Still A Thrill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still A Thrill
59
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Babyface Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovers
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LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
6
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61
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
First Circle Working Up A Sweat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Working Up A Sweat
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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