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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Lovin' You
Gains in performance
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PEAK POSITION
8
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3
Deja You And Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And Me Tonight
3
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3
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
5
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4
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
5
Bert Robinson Heart Of Gold Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heart Of Gold
7
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5
PEAK POSITION
12
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6
Marlon Jackson Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
7
The Temptations I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
8
Stevie Wonder Skeletons Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skeletons
15
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
9
Shanice Wilson (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
10
Lace My Love Is Deep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is Deep
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
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11
Barkays Certified True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Certified True
Barkays
14
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11
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
12
Regina Belle So Many Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Many Tears
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
13
Earth, Wind & Fire System of Survival Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
System of Survival
21
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
14
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)
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
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15
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
6
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5
PEAK POSITION
11
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16
Lillo Thomas Downtown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
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17
Jody Watley Don't You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't You Want Me
4
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3
PEAK POSITION
12
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18
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)
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
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19
Alexander O'Neal Criticize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
23
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19
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
20
Whodini with Millie Jackson Be Yourself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Be Yourself
Whodini with Millie Jackson
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20
PEAK POSITION
8
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21
Miles Jaye Let's Start Love Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Start Love Over
25
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21
PEAK POSITION
9
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22
Shalamar Games Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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22
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Jonathan Butler Holding On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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22
PEAK POSITION
9
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24
Roger I Want To Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Man
27
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24
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
25
Barry White Sho' You Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sho' You Right
31
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25
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
26
Chad Luv's Passion And You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Luv's Passion And You
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
27
Levert My Forever Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Forever Love
33
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27
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
28
Pretty Poison Catch Me (I'm Falling) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Catch Me (I'm Falling)
38
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
29
Terence Trent D'Arby If You Let Me Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Let Me Stay
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
30
The Whispers Just Gets Better With Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Gets Better With Time
19
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12
PEAK POSITION
12
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31
Tony Terry She's Fly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Fly
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
32
George Michael Hard Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
37
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
33
Natalie Cole I Live For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Live For Your Love
41
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
34
Georgio Lover's Lane Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lover's Lane
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
35
Smokey Robinson What's Too Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's Too Much
44
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
36
Expose Let Me Be The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be The One
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
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37
Donna Summer Dinner With Gershwin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dinner With Gershwin
17
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
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38
David Ruffin & Eddie Kendrick I Couldn't Believe It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Couldn't Believe It
50
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
39
Eric B. & Rakim I Ain't No Joke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Ain't No Joke
47
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
40
The Gap Band Sweeter Than Candy (From "Penitentiary III") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweeter Than Candy (From "Penitentiary III")
40
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40
PEAK POSITION
6
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41
The Jets I Do You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Do You
58
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41
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
42
Dionne & Kashif Reservations For Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Reservations For Two
Dionne & Kashif
53
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
43
Giorge Pettus My Night For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Night For Love
48
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
8
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44
Mission Show A Little Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show A Little Love
55
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
45
Meli'sa Morgan If You Can Do It: I Can Too!! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Can Do It: I Can Too!!
65
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45
PEAK POSITION
3
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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Full Force Love Is For Suckers (Like Me And You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is For Suckers (Like Me And You)
67
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46
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
47
Vaneese Thomas (I Wanna Get) Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(I Wanna Get) Close To You
60
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47
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
48
Chico DeBarge I've Been Watching You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Been Watching You
62
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
49
Jellybean Featuring Steven Dante The Real Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Thing
Jellybean Featuring Steven Dante
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
7
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50
Tawatha Did I Dream You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Did I Dream You
56
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Charlie Singleton & Modern Man Nothing Ventured - Nothing Gained Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing Ventured - Nothing Gained
Charlie Singleton & Modern Man
69
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
52
Anita Pointer Overnight Success Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Overnight Success
68
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Stephanie Mills (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
26
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
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54
Miki Howard Baby, Be Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby, Be Mine
71
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
55
Donna Allen Sweet Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Somebody
59
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
7
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56
St. Paul Rich Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rich Man
70
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Whitney Houston So Emotional Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Emotional
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
58
Force M.D.'s Touch and Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Touch and Go
82
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
59
Atlantic Starr All In The Name Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All In The Name Of Love
64
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
60
Madame X Just That Type Of Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just That Type Of Girl
32
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4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Whitney Houston Didn't We Almost Have It All Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Didn't We Almost Have It All
43
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
62
The Controllers Sleeping Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleeping Alone
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
63
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
46
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15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Featuring Full Force Someone To Love Me For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone To Love Me For Me
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Featuring Full Force
Gains in performance
65
Anita Baker No One In The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No One In The World
51
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Steve Arrington Stone Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
34
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Kashif & Meli'sa Morgan Love Changes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Changes
Kashif & Meli'sa Morgan
Gains in performance
68
Dana Dane Cinderfella Dana Dane Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cinderfella Dana Dane
42
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Oran 'Juice' Jones Cold Spending My Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Spending My Money
63
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Surface Lately Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lately
52
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Taja Sevelle Love Is Contagious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Contagious
88
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
4 By Four Come Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Over
45
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Sting We'll Be Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We'll Be Together
86
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Freddie Jackson Look Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Look Around
80
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Renee Aldrich Just Begun To Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Begun To Love You
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Chandra Simmons Never Gonna Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Gonna Let You Go
66
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Pebbles Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girlfriend
Gains in performance
78
Michael Cooper To Prove My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
To Prove My Love
Gains in performance
79
52nd Street I'll Return Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Return
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Chuck Stanley Introducing Alyson Williams Make You Mine Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make You Mine Tonight
Chuck Stanley Introducing Alyson Williams
85
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Kool Moe Dee How Ya Like Me Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Ya Like Me Now
Gains in performance
82
Sybil My Love Is Guaranteed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is Guaranteed
74
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
83
The Cover Girls Because of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Because of You
91
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Siedah Garrett Everchanging Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everchanging Times
Gains in performance
85
Mico Wave Misunderstood Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Misunderstood
Gains in performance
86
UTFO Ya Cold Wanna Be With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ya Cold Wanna Be With Me
84
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Monet Duet With Nolan Thomas Leave The Lights On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Leave The Lights On
Monet Duet With Nolan Thomas
Gains in performance
88
Five Star Whenever You're Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whenever You're Ready
54
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess Love Shock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Shock
Aleem Featuring Leroy Burgess
73
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Sherrick Just Call Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Call
61
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Soft Touch Please, Please Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Please, Please Me
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Michael Bolton That's What Love Is All About Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's What Love Is All About
89
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Lost In Emotion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In Emotion
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Levert Casanova Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Casanova
78
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
95
The Isley Brothers Come My Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
76
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
96
New Choice Cold Stupid (From "Penitentiary III") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cold Stupid (From "Penitentiary III")
92
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Luther Vandross So Amazing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
96
LAST WEEK
94
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Millie Scott Automatic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Automatic
93
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
99
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)
95
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Garry Glenn Do You Have To Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Have To Go
90
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
11
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