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
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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
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Gains in performance
7
Melba Moore It's Been So Long Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Been So Long
6
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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
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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
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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
WEEKS ON CHART
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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART
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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART
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
WEEKS ON CHART
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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART
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
WEEKS ON CHART
41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Kenny G Songbird Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Songbird
39
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
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
WEEKS ON CHART
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
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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
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