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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Play
2
Surface Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
3
Cameo Back And Forth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back And Forth
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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4
Smokey Robinson Just To See Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just To See Her
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
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9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
6
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
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Melba Moore It's Been So Long Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been So Long
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
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8
Shirley Murdock Go On Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go On Without You
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
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9
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
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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10
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson Diamonds Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Diamonds
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson
17
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
11
The Whispers Rock Steady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Steady
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
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13
Miki Howard Imagination Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Imagination
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
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14
Anita Baker Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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15
Club Nouveau Why You Treat Me So Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Treat Me So Bad
25
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
16
Deniece Williams Never Say Never Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Say Never
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
17
Nona Hendryx Why Should I Cry? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Should I Cry?
22
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
18
Five Star Are You Man Enough? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Man Enough?
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
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19
Patrice Rushen Watch Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
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20
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Disturb This Groove
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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21
Isley, Jasper, Isley 8th Wonder Of The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8th Wonder Of The World
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
22
Al Green Everything's Gonna Be Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
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23
Jody Watley Still A Thrill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still A Thrill
31
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
4
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24
Lakeside Relationship Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Relationship
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
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25
Klymaxx I'd Still Say Yes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Still Say Yes
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
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26
Howard Hewett I Commit To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Commit To Love
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
27
Jesse Johnson Baby Let's Kiss Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Let's Kiss
30
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
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28
Stephanie Mills I Feel Good All Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Feel Good All Over
43
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
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)
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Rhythm Method Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
34
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Prince Sign 'O' The Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sign 'O' The Times
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
33
Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
50
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
34
Whistle Barbara's Bedroom Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Barbara's Bedroom
37
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
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35
Kenny G Songbird Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Songbird
39
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
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36
Ray, Goodman & Brown Celebrate Our Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Celebrate Our Love
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
37
David Sanborn Chicago Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chicago Song
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
9
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38
4 By Four Want You For My Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Want You For My Girlfriend
44
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Regina Belle Show Me The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me The Way
49
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Claudja Barry Can't You Feel My Heart Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't You Feel My Heart Beat
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Salt-N-Pepa My Mike Sounds Nice Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Mike Sounds Nice
42
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
10
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42
Babyface Lovers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovers
45
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
8
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43
Gerry Woo Hey There Lonely Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey There Lonely Girl
53
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
La La (If You) Love Me Just A Little Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(If You) Love Me Just A Little
61
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Loose Ends You Can't Stop The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Stop The Rain
60
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
The Isley Brothers Smooth Sailin' Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Sailin' Tonight
80
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Monet My Heart Gets All The Breaks Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Gets All The Breaks
51
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Teen Dream With Valentino Let's Get Busy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Busy
Teen Dream With Valentino
54
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
27
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Georgio Sexappeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexappeal
28
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
15
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52
The Egyptian Lover Freakaholic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Diana Ross Dirty Looks Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dirty Looks
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
54
Sybil Let Yourself Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Yourself Go
56
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Starpoint D.Y.B.O. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
D.Y.B.O.
76
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Vesta Don't Blow A Good Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Blow A Good Thing
74
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Labi Siffre (Something Inside) So Strong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Something Inside) So Strong
62
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Millie Jackson An Imitation Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
An Imitation Of Love
70
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Doug E. Fresh Play This Only At Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Play This Only At Night
64
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Norwood I Can't Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Let You Go
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Phyllis Hyman Ain't You Had Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't You Had Enough Love
72
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Flos We're Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We're Back
58
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Donna Allen Satisfied Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Satisfied
Gains in performance
65
Rainy Davis Still Waiting Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still Waiting
75
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Jody Watley Looking For A New Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Looking For A New Love
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Kathy Mathis Late Night Hour Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Late Night Hour
79
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
James 'D-Train' Williams Oh How I Love You (Girl) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh How I Love You (Girl)
40
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
69
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
46
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
70
The O'Jays Don't Take Your Love Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Take Your Love Away
81
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Curtis Hairston (You're My) Shining Star Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You're My) Shining Star
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
72
The Breakfast Club Right On Track Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right On Track
85
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
First Circle Working Up A Sweat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Working Up A Sweat
57
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
74
The Rose Brothers I Get A Rush Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Get A Rush
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
75
LL Cool J I'm Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Bad
Gains in performance
76
Aretha Franklin Rock-A-Lott Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock-A-Lott
Gains in performance
77
Carrie McDowell Uh Uh, No No Casual Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Uh Uh, No No Casual Sex
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sexy Girl
36
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
79
One Way Whammy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whammy
Gains in performance
80
Janet Jackson The Pleasure Principle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Pleasure Principle
Gains in performance
81
L.J. Reynolds Tell Me You Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me You Will
83
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Kool & The Gang Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
59
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Chuck Stanley Day By Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Day By Day
55
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Touch Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Without You
90
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Timex Social Club Mixed Up World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mixed Up World
Gains in performance
86
Lillo Thomas I'm In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In Love
Gains in performance
87
Scherrie Payne Testify Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
91
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Sugarbabes We Rock The Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Rock The Beat
73
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Tawatha Thigh Ride Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thigh Ride
Gains in performance
90
Fat Boys Falling In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Falling In Love
Gains in performance
91
J. Blackfoot Bad Weather Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad Weather
84
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
92
King Sun-D. Moet Hey Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
93
The Manhattans All I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Need
68
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Angelica Chaplin Anyone Else Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anyone Else
Gains in performance
95
Mantronix Who Is It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who Is It
93
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
67
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Club Nouveau Lean On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lean On Me
88
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Janet Jackson Let's Wait Awhile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Wait Awhile
96
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Kopper Speaking Japanese Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Speaking Japanese
94
LAST WEEK
94
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Cyre Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Chance
77
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
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