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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Lost In Emotion
Gains in performance
Play
2
Stephanie Mills (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
3
Whitney Houston Didn't We Almost Have It All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Didn't We Almost Have It All
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
4
Madame X Just That Type Of Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just That Type Of Girl
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
5
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)
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
6
LL Cool J I Need Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need Love
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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7
Anita Baker No One In The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No One In The World
5
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5
PEAK POSITION
11
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8
Sherrick Just Call Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Call
13
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
9
Surface Lately Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lately
14
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9
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
10
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3
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Gains in performance
11
Jody Watley Don't You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't You Want Me
17
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
12
Colonel Abrams How Soon We Forget Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Soon We Forget
6
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6
PEAK POSITION
12
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13
Dana Dane Cinderfella Dana Dane Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cinderfella Dana Dane
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
14
4 By Four Come Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Over
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
15
Prince U Got The Look Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Got The Look
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
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16
The O'Jays Lovin' You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovin' You
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
17
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
22
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
18
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
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
19
The Whispers Just Gets Better With Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Gets Better With Time
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
20
Force M.D.'s Love Is A House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is A House
8
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
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21
Levert Casanova Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Casanova
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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22
Donna Summer Dinner With Gershwin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dinner With Gershwin
26
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22
PEAK POSITION
7
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
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24
Deniece Williams I Confess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
28
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24
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
25
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
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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26
Bert Robinson Heart Of Gold Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heart Of Gold
31
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26
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
27
Lillo Thomas Downtown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
34
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27
PEAK POSITION
5
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35
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28
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
29
Deja You And Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And Me Tonight
37
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29
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
30
Starpoint The More We Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The More We Love
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
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31
Lace My Love Is Deep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is Deep
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
32
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
11
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33
Marlon Jackson Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
41
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
34
The Controllers Sleeping Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleeping Alone
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
35
The Temptations I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now
47
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Barkays Certified True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Certified True
Barkays
43
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
37
Garry Glenn Do You Have To Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Have To Go
46
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
38
Shanice Wilson (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance
50
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
39
Jonathan Butler Holding On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
51
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
40
Steve Arrington Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
48
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
41
Salt-N-Pepa Tramp Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
29
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21
PEAK POSITION
12
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42
Expose Let Me Be The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be The One
53
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
UTFO Ya Cold Wanna Be With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ya Cold Wanna Be With Me
44
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
7
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44
Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne Love Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Power
Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne
23
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
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45
Regina Belle So Many Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Many Tears
59
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
46
Five Star Whenever You're Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whenever You're Ready
56
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Herb Alpert Making Love In The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Making Love In The Rain
21
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
48
La La My Love Is On The Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is On The Money
49
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Whodini with Millie Jackson Be Yourself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Yourself
Whodini with Millie Jackson
62
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
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)
67
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
New Edition Helplessly In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Helplessly In Love
33
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Millie Scott Automatic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Automatic
61
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Smokey Robinson One Heartbeat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Heartbeat
32
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Miles Jaye Let's Start Love Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Start Love Over
66
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Lakeside Bullseye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bullseye
42
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
11
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56
Howard Hewett Say Amen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
54
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54
PEAK POSITION
6
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57
Theresa Last Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Last Time
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LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
15
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58
Shalamar Games Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
75
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Sybil My Love Is Guaranteed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is Guaranteed
70
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
60
Loose Ends Nights Of Pleasure Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nights Of Pleasure
65
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Love Shock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Shock
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess
69
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Alexander O'Neal Criticize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
83
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Giorge Pettus My Night For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Night For Love
74
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Will To Power Dreamin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Natalie Cole Jump Start Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Start
57
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Oran 'Juice' Jones Cold Spending My Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Spending My Money
71
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
The Jamaica Boys (It's That) Lovin' Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(It's That) Lovin' Feeling
68
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Terence Trent D'Arby If You Let Me Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Let Me Stay
77
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Michael Bolton That's What Love Is All About Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's What Love Is All About
73
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Isley, Jasper, Isley Givin' You Back The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' You Back The Love
38
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Chad Luv's Passion And You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Luv's Passion And You
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
72
New Choice Cold Stupid (From "Penitentiary III") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Stupid (From "Penitentiary III")
76
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Tony Terry She's Fly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Fly
87
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Babyface I Love You Babe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love You Babe
40
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Chandra Simmons Never Gonna Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Gonna Let You Go
81
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Jellybean Featuring Steven Dante The Real Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Thing
Jellybean Featuring Steven Dante
92
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
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
5
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Barry White Sho' You Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sho' You Right
Gains in performance
79
Tawatha Did I Dream You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Did I Dream You
91
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
The System Nighttime Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nighttime Lover
55
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Pretty Poison Catch Me (I'm Falling) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Catch Me (I'm Falling)
96
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Donna Allen Sweet Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Somebody
94
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Georgio Lover's Lane Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lover's Lane
Gains in performance
84
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)
89
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Fifth Ave. Exception To The Rule Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Exception To The Rule
86
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Eric B. & Rakim I Ain't No Joke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Ain't No Joke
Gains in performance
88
The Isley Brothers Come My Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
93
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
The Gap Band Sweeter Than Candy (From "Penitentiary III") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweeter Than Candy (From "Penitentiary III")
Gains in performance
90
Natalie Cole I Live For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Live For Your Love
Gains in performance
91
Jennifer Holliday Heart On The Line Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heart On The Line
58
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Vesta You Make Me Want To (Love Again) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Make Me Want To (Love Again)
Gains in performance
93
Mission Show A Little Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show A Little Love
Gains in performance
94
Jocelyn Brown Caught In The Act Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Caught In The Act
Gains in performance
95
Aretha Franklin If You Need My Love Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Need My Love Tonight
Gains in performance
96
Roger I Want To Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Man
Gains in performance
97
Klymaxx Divas Need Love Too Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Divas Need Love Too
78
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
79
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Dimples Tell It Like It Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell It Like It Is
63
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Tyrone Davis I'm In Love Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In Love Again
84
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
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