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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I Feel Good All Over
Gains in performance
Play
2
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)
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
3
Jody Watley Still A Thrill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still A Thrill
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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4
Club Nouveau Why You Treat Me So Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Treat Me So Bad
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
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8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
6
The Isley Brothers Smooth Sailin' Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Sailin' Tonight
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson Diamonds Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Diamonds
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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8
Regina Belle Show Me The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me The Way
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
9
LL Cool J I'm Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Bad
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
10
4 By Four Want You For My Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Want You For My Girlfriend
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
16
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
12
Diana Ross Dirty Looks Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dirty Looks
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
The Whispers Rock Steady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Steady
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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14
Janet Jackson The Pleasure Principle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Pleasure Principle
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
15
Prince If I Was Your Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Was Your Girlfriend
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
16
Donna Allen Satisfied Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Satisfied
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
17
Lillo Thomas I'm In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In Love
24
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
18
Vesta Don't Blow A Good Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Blow A Good Thing
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
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19
Fat Boys Falling In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Falling In Love
26
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Tawatha Thigh Ride Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thigh Ride
29
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
21
Timex Social Club Mixed Up World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mixed Up World
31
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
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22
Nona Hendryx Why Should I Cry? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Should I Cry?
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Howard Hewett I Commit To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Commit To Love
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
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20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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25
One Way Whammy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whammy
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
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26
R.J.'S Latest Arrival Rhythm Method Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
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27
Georgio Tina Cherry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tina Cherry
34
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Aretha Franklin Rock-A-Lott Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock-A-Lott
32
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
29
Gerry Woo Hey There Lonely Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey There Lonely Girl
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
10
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30
Luther Vandross I Really Didn't Mean It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Really Didn't Mean It
37
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
31
Natalie Cole Jump Start Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Start
39
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
32
Phyllis Hyman Ain't You Had Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't You Had Enough Love
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
33
La La (If You) Love Me Just A Little Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(If You) Love Me Just A Little
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Deniece Williams Never Say Never Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Say Never
11
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
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35
Freddie Jackson Jam Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam Tonight
42
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
36
Starpoint D.Y.B.O. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
D.Y.B.O.
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Cheryl Lynn If You Were Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Were Mine
43
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Smokey Robinson One Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Heartbeat
45
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Surface Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy
30
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2
PEAK POSITION
19
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40
Sheila E. Koo Koo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Koo Koo
41
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Vaneese Thomas Let's Talk It Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Talk It Over
46
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Loose Ends You Can't Stop The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Stop The Rain
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Joyce Sims Lifetime Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lifetime Love
49
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Atlantic Starr One Lover At A Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Lover At A Time
53
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Kathy Mathis Late Night Hour Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Late Night Hour
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Miki Howard Come Back To Me Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Back To Me Lover
55
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Millie Scott Love Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Right
52
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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49
Kenny G Songbird Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Songbird
36
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Touch Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Without You
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
51
J. Blackfoot Featuring Ann Hines Tear Jerker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tear Jerker
J. Blackfoot Featuring Ann Hines
57
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Chuck Stanley Jammin' To The Bells Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jammin' To The Bells
60
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Val Young Private Conversations Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Conversations
56
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Ready For The World Long Time Coming Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Long Time Coming
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
55
The Pointer Sisters Mercury Rising Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mercury Rising
58
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Babyface I Love You Babe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love You Babe
68
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Melba Moore I'm Not Gonna Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Not Gonna Let You Go
63
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
George Michael I Want Your Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want Your Sex
64
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
The System Nighttime Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nighttime Lover
74
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Al Jarreau Moonlighting (Theme) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Moonlighting (Theme)
62
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Janice Bulluck Do You Really Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Really Love Me
61
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Shalamar Circumstantial Evidence Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Circumstantial Evidence
69
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Eric B. & Rakim I Know You Got Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Know You Got Soul
66
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Mini Curry I Think I'm Over You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Think I'm Over You
73
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Peggi Blu (With Bert Robinson) All The Way With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Way With You
Peggi Blu (With Bert Robinson)
70
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Blake & Hines Road Dog Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
59
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Shirley Murdock Go On Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go On Without You
47
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Levert Casanova Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Casanova
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
71
Theresa Last Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Time
79
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
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
50
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Robbie Nevil Wot's It To Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wot's It To Ya
78
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Bruce Willis Under The Boardwalk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Under The Boardwalk
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Force M.D.'s Love Is A House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is A House
Gains in performance
76
Jesse James I Can Do Bad By Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can Do Bad By Myself
95
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Smokey Robinson Just To See Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just To See Her
51
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Family Dream Rescue Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rescue Me
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Patti LaBelle Just The Facts (Theme From Dragnet) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Facts (Theme From Dragnet)
84
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Disturb This Groove
67
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Johnnie Taylor Don't Make Me Late Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Make Me Late
86
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Mason Pour It On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pour It On
87
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
The Jets Cross My Broken Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cross My Broken Heart
Gains in performance
84
War Low Rider Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Low Rider
98
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
86
James Ingram Better Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Ways
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
88
Rainy Davis Still Waiting Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still Waiting
44
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
89
King Sun-D. Moet Hey Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
81
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Scherrie Payne Testify Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
71
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Debbie Deb I'm Searchin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Searchin'
89
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
92
The O'Jays Don't Take Your Love Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Take Your Love Away
76
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Labi Siffre (Something Inside) So Strong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Something Inside) So Strong
80
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Sybil Let Yourself Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Yourself Go
82
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
95
L.J. Reynolds Tell Me You Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me You Will
92
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Teen Dream With Valentino Let's Get Busy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Busy
Teen Dream With Valentino
77
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Luther Ingram Gotta Serve Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Serve Somebody
96
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Jesse Johnson Baby Let's Kiss Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Let's Kiss
97
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Isley, Jasper, Isley 8th Wonder Of The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
8th Wonder Of The World
88
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Anita Baker Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
93
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
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