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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.

HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
WEEKS ON CHART
I Feel Good All Over
Songwriter(s)
G.Hardeman, A.Hardeman
Producer(s)
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA

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Stephanie Mills I Feel Good All Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Feel Good All Over
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Hardeman, A.Hardeman
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
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)
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Merrill, S.Rubicam
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
3
The Isley Brothers Smooth Sailin' Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Sailin' Tonight
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush
Producer(s):
R.Isley, A.Winbush
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
4
Regina Belle Show Me The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me The Way
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Potts,Jr., J.Gallo, S.Pomerantz
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
5
Jonathan Butler Lies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lies
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Butler, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
6
Alexander O'Neal Fake Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fake
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
7
LL Cool J I'm Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Bad
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Smith, B.Erving, D.L.Pierce, D.E.Simon
Producer(s):
D.Pierce, D.Simon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
8
4 By Four Want You For My Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Want You For My Girlfriend
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Jackson, C.Dixon
Producer(s):
C.Jackson, C.Dixon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
9
Jody Watley Still A Thrill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still A Thrill
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Cymone, J.Watley
Producer(s):
A.Cymone, David Z.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
Janet Jackson The Pleasure Principle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Pleasure Principle
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Moir
Producer(s):
M.Moir
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
11
Lillo Thomas I'm In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In Love
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Laurence, T.Allen
Producer(s):
P.Laurence, T.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
12
Diana Ross Dirty Looks Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dirty Looks
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Scher, Golden
Producer(s):
T.Dowd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
Prince If I Was Your Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Was Your Girlfriend
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
14
Donna Allen Satisfied Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Satisfied
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Pace, D.Allen, W.English
Producer(s):
L.pace
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | 21
15
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson Diamonds Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Diamonds
Herb Alpert Featuring Janet Jackson
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

16
Fat Boys Falling In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Falling In Love
19  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Robinson, D.Wimbley, M.Morales, V.Gibbs, E.Sainsbury
Producer(s):
V.Gibbs, E.Electrik
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Tin Pan Apple
17
Vesta Don't Blow A Good Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Blow A Good Thing
18  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Loren
Producer(s):
B.Loren, B.Valentine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
18
Tawatha Thigh Ride Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thigh Ride
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Mtume, T.Agee
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
Club Nouveau Why You Treat Me So Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Treat Me So Bad
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.King, T.McElroy, D.Foster
Producer(s):
J.King, T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
20
Timex Social Club Mixed Up World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mixed Up World
21  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Marshall
Producer(s):
J.Logan, M.Marshall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fantasy | Danya
21
The Whispers Rock Steady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Steady
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Ladd, B.Watson
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMG | Solar
22
Freddie Jackson Jam Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam Tonight
35  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Jackson, P.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
23
Georgio Tina Cherry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tina Cherry
27  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Georgio
Producer(s):
Georgio
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
24
Natalie Cole Jump Start Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Start
31  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Calloway, V.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway, V.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
25
Luther Vandross I Really Didn't Mean It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Really Didn't Mean It
30  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
26
One Way Whammy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whammy
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Hudson, C.Dudley, C.Gregory
Producer(s):
E.Deodato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
27
Aretha Franklin Rock-A-Lott Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock-A-Lott
28  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Walden, Johnson, Glass
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
28
Smokey Robinson One Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Heartbeat
38  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.LeGassick, B.Ray
Producer(s):
P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
29
Phyllis Hyman Ain't You Had Enough Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't You Had Enough Love
32  Last
29  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Eugene, Mac Intosh, Nichol
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Philadelphia International
30
Cheryl Lynn If You Were Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Were Mine
37  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Sturken, Rogers, Smith, Grant
Producer(s):
C.Lynn, C.Sturken, E.Rogers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
31
Vaneese Thomas Let's Talk It Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Talk It Over
41  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Thomas, E.Poccia
Producer(s):
E.Poccia, V.Thomas, W.Warnecke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Geffen
32
Joyce Sims Lifetime Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lifetime Love
43  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Sims
Producer(s):
Mantronik
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sleeping Bag
33
La La (If You) Love Me Just A Little Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(If You) Love Me Just A Little
33  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
La La, Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
34
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Head To Toe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Head To Toe
24  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
35
Sheila E. Koo Koo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Koo Koo
40  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Sheila E.
Producer(s):
Sheila E., David Z.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
36
Gerry Woo Hey There Lonely Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey There Lonely Girl
29  Last
27  Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Shuman, L.Carr
Producer(s):
V.Faster, B.Nazarian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Polydor
37
Howard Hewett I Commit To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Commit To Love
23  Last
12  Peak
12  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.F.Sylvers III, H.Hewett, G.Dozier
Producer(s):
H.Hewett, G.Barbee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
38
Atlantic Starr One Lover At A Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Lover At A Time
44  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Feldman, J.Scott
Producer(s):
D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis, J.lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
39
Miki Howard Come Back To Me Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Back To Me Lover
46  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Howard, K.Phillips, K.Harris
Producer(s):
L.Humes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
40
Millie Scott Love Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Right
47  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Nazarian, A.Cascone
Producer(s):
B.Nazarian, D.Bradley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | 4th & B'Way
41
Babyface I Love You Babe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love You Babe
56  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMG | Solar
42
Melba Moore I'm Not Gonna Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Not Gonna Let You Go
57  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Laurence, O.Dawkins
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
43
The System Nighttime Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nighttime Lover
59  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Murphy, D.Frank
Producer(s):
The System
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
44
Levert Casanova Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Casanova
70  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
70
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
45
George Michael I Want Your Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want Your Sex
58  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael
Producer(s):
G.Michael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
46
J. Blackfoot Featuring Ann Hines Tear Jerker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tear Jerker
J. Blackfoot Featuring Ann Hines
51  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Banks, L.Snell
Producer(s):
H.Banks
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Edge
47
Kool & The Gang Holiday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Holiday
63  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
83
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Williams, J.Taylor, Kool & The Gang
Producer(s):
K.Baayan, I.B.M.C., Kool & The Gang
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
48
Surface Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Happy
39  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Townsend, B.Jackson, D.Conley
Producer(s):
D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
49
Nona Hendryx Why Should I Cry? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Should I Cry?
22  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Johnson, N.Hendryx, L.Keith
Producer(s):
J.Johnson, S.Bernard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
50
Chuck Stanley Jammin' To The Bells Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jammin' To The Bells
52  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Bell, F.Gordon
Producer(s):
V.Bell, R.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
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