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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8
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I Need Love
Gains in performance
Play
2
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Lost In Emotion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In Emotion
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Stephanie Mills (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
4
Whitney Houston Didn't We Almost Have It All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Didn't We Almost Have It All
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
5
Anita Baker No One In The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No One In The World
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
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6
Colonel Abrams How Soon We Forget Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Soon We Forget
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
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7
Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett I Just Can't Stop Loving You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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8
Force M.D.'s Love Is A House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is A House
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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9
Madame X Just That Type Of Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just That Type Of Girl
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
10
Glenn Jones We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)
16
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
11
Prince U Got The Look Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Got The Look
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
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12
Levert Casanova Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Casanova
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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13
Sherrick Just Call Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Call
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
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14
Surface Lately Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lately
17
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
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16
Dana Dane Cinderfella Dana Dane Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cinderfella Dana Dane
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
17
Jody Watley Don't You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't You Want Me
22
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
18
4 By Four Come Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Over
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
19
The O'Jays Lovin' You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovin' You
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
The Winans Featuring Anita Baker Ain't No Need To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Need To Worry
The Winans Featuring Anita Baker
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
21
Herb Alpert Making Love In The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Making Love In The Rain
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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22
Ray Parker Jr. I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
23
Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne Love Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Power
Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne
14
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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24
The Whispers Just Gets Better With Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Gets Better With Time
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
26
Donna Summer Dinner With Gershwin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dinner With Gershwin
32
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
John White (Can't) Get You Out Of My System Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Can't) Get You Out Of My System
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
10
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28
Deniece Williams I Confess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
36
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
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29
Salt-N-Pepa Tramp Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
21
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21
PEAK POSITION
11
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30
Starpoint The More We Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The More We Love
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Bert Robinson Heart Of Gold Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heart Of Gold
37
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
32
Smokey Robinson One Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Heartbeat
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
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33
New Edition Helplessly In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Helplessly In Love
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
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34
Lillo Thomas Downtown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
42
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
50
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
36
Lace My Love Is Deep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is Deep
43
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Deja You And Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And Me Tonight
46
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Isley, Jasper, Isley Givin' You Back The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' You Back The Love
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
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39
The Controllers Sleeping Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleeping Alone
48
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Babyface I Love You Babe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love You Babe
30
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
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41
Marlon Jackson Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
53
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
42
Lakeside Bullseye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bullseye
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
10
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43
Barkays Certified True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Certified True
Barkays
58
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43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
UTFO Ya Cold Wanna Be With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ya Cold Wanna Be With Me
47
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
6
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45
Theresa Last Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Time
28
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
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46
Garry Glenn Do You Have To Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Have To Go
52
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
The Temptations I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now
63
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Steve Arrington Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
54
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
La La My Love Is On The Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is On The Money
55
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Shanice Wilson (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance
59
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Jonathan Butler Holding On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
68
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Will To Power Dreamin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
41
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
7
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53
Expose Let Me Be The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be The One
62
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Howard Hewett Say Amen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
56
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
5
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55
The System Nighttime Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nighttime Lover
38
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
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56
Five Star Whenever You're Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whenever You're Ready
70
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Natalie Cole Jump Start Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Start
39
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Jennifer Holliday Heart On The Line Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heart On The Line
49
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Regina Belle So Many Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Many Tears
84
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Grover Washington, Jr. Summer Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
40
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Millie Scott Automatic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Automatic
66
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Whodini with Millie Jackson Be Yourself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Yourself
Whodini with Millie Jackson
80
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Dimples Tell It Like It Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell It Like It Is
45
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
12
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60
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Loose Ends Nights Of Pleasure Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nights Of Pleasure
73
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Miles Jaye Let's Start Love Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Start Love Over
81
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Kenny G. (Vocal By Lenny Williams) Don't Make Me Wait For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Make Me Wait For Love
Kenny G. (Vocal By Lenny Williams)
87
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
The Jamaica Boys (It's That) Lovin' Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(It's That) Lovin' Feeling
77
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Love Shock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Shock
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess
74
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Sybil My Love Is Guaranteed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is Guaranteed
75
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Oran 'Juice' Jones Cold Spending My Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Spending My Money
85
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Pauli Carman In The Heat Of The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Heat Of The Night
72
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Michael Bolton That's What Love Is All About Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's What Love Is All About
78
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Giorge Pettus My Night For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Night For Love
95
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Shalamar Games Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
76
New Choice Cold Stupid (From "Penitentiary III") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Stupid (From "Penitentiary III")
93
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Terence Trent D'Arby If You Let Me Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Let Me Stay
Gains in performance
78
Klymaxx Divas Need Love Too Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Divas Need Love Too
34
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
71
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
80
General Kane Girl Pulled The Dog Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl Pulled The Dog
51
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Chandra Simmons Never Gonna Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Gonna Let You Go
Gains in performance
82
Georgio Tina Cherry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tina Cherry
57
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Alexander O'Neal Criticize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
84
Tyrone Davis I'm In Love Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In Love Again
88
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
83
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Fifth Ave. Exception To The Rule Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Exception To The Rule
94
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Tony Terry She's Fly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Fly
Gains in performance
88
Atlantic Starr One Lover At A Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Lover At A Time
69
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Angela Clemmons B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Baby) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Baby)
Gains in performance
90
Boys On The Block Let It Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
89
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Tawatha Did I Dream You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Did I Dream You
Gains in performance
92
Jellybean Featuring Steven Dante The Real Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Thing
Jellybean Featuring Steven Dante
Gains in performance
93
The Isley Brothers Come My Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
94
Donna Allen Sweet Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Somebody
Gains in performance
95
Najee Betcha Don't Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Betcha Don't Know
61
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Pretty Poison Catch Me (I'm Falling) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Catch Me (I'm Falling)
Gains in performance
97
Freddie Jackson Jam Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam Tonight
82
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
98
The Deele Can-U-Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can-U-Dance
64
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
86
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
4
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100
Rose Royce If Walls Could Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Walls Could Talk
91
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
7
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