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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
LAST WEEK
10
WEEKS ON CHART
(You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
Songwriter(s)
T.Allen, P.Laurence
Producer(s)
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA
Gains in performance

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Stephanie Mills (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Allen, P.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
2
Whitney Houston Didn't We Almost Have It All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Didn't We Almost Have It All
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
3
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)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Allen, G.Jones
Producer(s):
T.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
4
Madame X Just That Type Of Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just That Type Of Girl
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Cooper, C. Mims, J.Bokowski
Producer(s):
B.Cooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
5
Michael Jackson Bad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bad
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
6
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Lost In Emotion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In Emotion
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
7
Jody Watley Don't You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't You Want Me
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.Golde, D.Bryant, J.Watley
Producer(s):
B.Edwards
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
8
Surface Lately Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lately
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Jackson, D.Townsend, D.Conley
Producer(s):
D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
9
Sherrick Just Call Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Call
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Sherrick, R.Hawkins,Jr.
Producer(s):
Sherrick, M.Stokes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
10
4 By Four Come Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Over
14  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Riley, Jr.
Producer(s):
M.Riley Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
11
The O'Jays Lovin' You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovin' You
16  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philadelphia International | EMI
12
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
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Parker, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Parker,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Warner Bros.
13
Dana Dane Cinderfella Dana Dane Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cinderfella Dana Dane
13  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.McCleese, H.E.Azor
Producer(s):
H.Azor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
14
Anita Baker No One In The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No One In The World
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
15
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
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Winans
Producer(s):
M.Winans
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Qwest | Warner Bros.
16
LL Cool J I Need Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need Love
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Smith, B.Erving, D.L.Pierce, D.E.Simon, S.Ett
Producer(s):
LL Cool J, L.A.Posse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Columbia
17
The Whispers Just Gets Better With Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Gets Better With Time
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Taylor
Producer(s):
G.Taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Solar | SMG
18
Donna Summer Dinner With Gershwin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dinner With Gershwin
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Russell
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Warner Bros.
19
Bert Robinson Heart Of Gold Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heart Of Gold
26  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Giles, B.Osborne
Producer(s):
A.Giles, B.Osborne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
20
Lillo Thomas Downtown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Downtown
27  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Wermuth
Producer(s):
L.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
21
Prince U Got The Look Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Got The Look
15  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Paisley Park | Warner Bros.
22
Angela Winbush Angel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Angel
28  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury | PolyGram
23
Deja You And Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And Me Tonight
29  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Kelly, J.Randolph, K.Moore
Producer(s):
E.Kelly, J.Randolph
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
24
Deniece Williams I Confess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Confess
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
S.Levine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
25
Levert Casanova Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Casanova
21  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
26
Lace My Love Is Deep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is Deep
31  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Glass, L.Job, C.Dawson
Producer(s):
L.Job, P.glass
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wing | PolyGram
27
Marlon Jackson Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
33  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Force M.D.'s Love Is A House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is A House
20  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Lascelles, G.Gurd, G.Foster
Producer(s):
M.Lascelles, G.Gurd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Warner Bros.
29
Barkays Certified True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Certified True
Barkays
36  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.J.Rice, D.Leitta, L.Dodson
Producer(s):
R.J.Rice
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mercury | PolyGram
30
The Temptations I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now
35  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.George, L.Pardini
Producer(s):
P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
31
The Controllers Sleeping Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleeping Alone
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Burks
Producer(s):
R.Benatar, G.Senogles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
32
Colonel Abrams How Soon We Forget Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Soon We Forget
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Colonel Abrams, M.Freeman
Producer(s):
Colonel Abrams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
33
Shanice Wilson (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance
38  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Loren
Producer(s):
B.Loren
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
34
Starpoint The More We Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The More We Love
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Phillips
Producer(s):
L.Job, P.glass
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
35
Fat Boys & The Beach Boys Wipeout Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wipeout
23  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
The Surfaris
Producer(s):
A.Cabrera, T.Moran
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tin Pan Apple | PolyGram
36
Jonathan Butler Holding On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Holding On
39  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Butler, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
37
Garry Glenn Do You Have To Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Have To Go
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Glenn
Producer(s):
G.Glenn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
38
Steve Arrington Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stone Love
40  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Arrington
Producer(s):
S.arrington, J.Doughlas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
39
Expose Let Me Be The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be The One
42  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.A.Martinee
Producer(s):
L.A.Martinee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
40
Regina Belle So Many Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Many Tears
45  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Z.Mark, O.Oestricher
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
41
Whodini with Millie Jackson Be Yourself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Yourself
Whodini with Millie Jackson
49  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Atkins, Hutchins
Producer(s):
Sinister, Whodini, R.Cormier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Arista
42
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)
50  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Glass, W.Afanasiess, N.M.Walden
Producer(s):
P.glass
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
43
Five Star Whenever You're Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whenever You're Ready
46  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Job, C.Dawson, B.Hagans
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
44
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
25  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
45
Shalamar Games Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Games
58  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
75
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Muldrow, S.Johnson, B.Robinson, J.Wilson
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Solar | SMG
46
Miles Jaye Let's Start Love Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Start Love Over
54  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Claxton
Producer(s):
H.Eaves III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Atlantic
47
Alexander O'Neal Criticize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Criticize
62  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
83
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Johnson, A.O'Neal
Producer(s):
J.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabu | Epic
48
Oran 'Juice' Jones Cold Spending My Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Spending My Money
66  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
66
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Bell, F.Gordon, O.Jones, R.Simmons
Producer(s):
V.Bell, R.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Columbia
49
Millie Scott Automatic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Automatic
52  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Nazarian, R.Matlock
Producer(s):
B.Nazarian, D.Bradley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
4th & B'Way
50
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
32  Last
27  Peak
12  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Song
Producer(s):
R.Song
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Warner Bros.
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