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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Regina Belle Show Me The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me The Way
2
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13
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3
Janet Jackson The Pleasure Principle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Pleasure Principle
5
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11
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Gains in performance
4
Lillo Thomas I'm In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In Love
7
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11
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5
Freddie Jackson Jam Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam Tonight
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7
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Gains in performance
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Natalie Cole Jump Start Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Start
11
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8
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Gains in performance
7
Tawatha Thigh Ride Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thigh Ride
9
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7
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11
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8
Luther Vandross I Really Didn't Mean It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Really Didn't Mean It
12
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8
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9
Georgio Tina Cherry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tina Cherry
13
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10
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Gains in performance
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The Isley Brothers Smooth Sailin' Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Sailin' Tonight
3
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12
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11
Smokey Robinson One Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Heartbeat
16
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7
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12
LL Cool J I'm Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Bad
4
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4
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11
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13
Stephanie Mills I Feel Good All Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Feel Good All Over
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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14
Levert Casanova Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Casanova
20
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
15
Cheryl Lynn If You Were Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Were Mine
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
16
Timex Social Club Mixed Up World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mixed Up World
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
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17
Vaneese Thomas Let's Talk It Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Talk It Over
19
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17
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
18
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)
10
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2
PEAK POSITION
12
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19
Force M.D.'s Love Is A House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is A House
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
20
Atlantic Starr One Lover At A Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Lover At A Time
25
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
30
LAST WEEK
21
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6
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Gains in performance
22
Chuck Stanley Jammin' To The Bells Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jammin' To The Bells
32
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
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23
Joyce Sims Lifetime Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lifetime Love
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
10
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24
Babyface I Love You Babe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love You Babe
34
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
25
The System Nighttime Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nighttime Lover
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
26
Melba Moore I'm Not Gonna Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Not Gonna Let You Go
36
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
28
J. Blackfoot Featuring Ann Hines Tear Jerker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tear Jerker
J. Blackfoot Featuring Ann Hines
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
29
The Jets Cross My Broken Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cross My Broken Heart
41
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
30
Fat Boys Falling In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Falling In Love
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
11
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31
Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne Love Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Power
Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne
42
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
32
Al Jarreau Moonlighting (Theme) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Moonlighting (Theme)
37
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
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33
Miki Howard Come Back To Me Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Back To Me Lover
35
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
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34
Klymaxx Divas Need Love Too Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Divas Need Love Too
50
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
35
Theresa Last Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Time
44
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
36
Shalamar Circumstantial Evidence Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Circumstantial Evidence
40
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
7
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37
Dimples Tell It Like It Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell It Like It Is
48
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
38
Mini Curry I Think I'm Over You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Think I'm Over You
45
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
39
Patti LaBelle Just The Facts (Theme From Dragnet) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Facts (Theme From Dragnet)
52
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
40
Isley, Jasper, Isley Givin' You Back The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' You Back The Love
51
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
41
Herb Alpert Making Love In The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Making Love In The Rain
59
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
42
The Whispers Rock Steady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rock Steady
38
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
16
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43
George Michael I Want Your Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want Your Sex
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
8
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44
Donna Allen Satisfied Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Satisfied
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
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45
Colonel Abrams How Soon We Forget Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Soon We Forget
58
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
46
Prince If I Was Your Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Was Your Girlfriend
24
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
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47
Anita Baker No One In The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No One In The World
62
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
48
4 By Four Want You For My Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Want You For My Girlfriend
21
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
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49
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)
54
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
6
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50
Debarge Dance All Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance All Night
60
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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