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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
4
LAST WEEK
6
WEEKS ON CHART
The Way You Make Me Feel
Songwriter(s)
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s)
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epic
Gains in performance

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Michael Jackson The Way You Make Me Feel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way You Make Me Feel
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
2
Levert My Forever Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Forever Love
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon, C.Cooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
3
Roger I Want To Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Man
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Troutman
Producer(s):
R.Troutman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
4
Natalie Cole I Live For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Live For Your Love
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Reswick, S.Werfel, Rich
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
5
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!!
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
6
Whitney Houston So Emotional Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Emotional
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Steinberg, Kelly
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
7
Gladys Knight And The Pips Love Overboard Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Overboard
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway, V.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
8
Kashif & Meli'sa Morgan Love Changes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Changes
Kashif & Meli'sa Morgan
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Scarborough
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
9
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
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force, Lisa Lisa
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
Force M.D.'s Touch and Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Touch and Go
15  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Bailey, P.Bell, A.Lundy
Producer(s):
V.Bailey, P.Bell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Tommy Boy
11
Stevie Wonder Skeletons Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skeletons
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
12
Miki Howard Baby, Be Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby, Be Mine
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Ingram, J.Rawe
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
13
Vaneese Thomas (I Wanna Get) Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(I Wanna Get) Close To You
19  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Thomas, L.White
Producer(s):
E.Poccia, V.Thomas, W.Warnecke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Geffen
14
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)
11  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force, J.B.Moore, R.Ford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
15
Earth, Wind & Fire System of Survival Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
System of Survival
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Skylark
Producer(s):
M.White, P.glass
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
16
Stephanie Mills Secret Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Lady
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Mills, H.Grate
Producer(s):
La La
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
17
Keith Sweat I Want Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want Her
22  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment/Elektra
18
Tony Terry She's Fly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Fly
10  Last
10  Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Dick, G.Henry, T.Terry, D.Sanchez
Producer(s):
T.Currier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
Pebbles Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girlfriend
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
20
Michael Cooper To Prove My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
To Prove My Love
26  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster, J.King
Producer(s):
J.King
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
21
David Ruffin & Eddie Kendrick I Couldn't Believe It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Couldn't Believe It
14  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.McNeir, M.Crump, R.Benson
Producer(s):
R.McNeir, R.Iantosca, J.Bonnefond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
22
Charlie Singleton & Modern Man Nothing Ventured - Nothing Gained Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing Ventured - Nothing Gained
Charlie Singleton & Modern Man
27  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Singleton
Producer(s):
C.Singleton, MM
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
23
Gerald Albright So Amazing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Amazing
30  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross
Producer(s):
G.Albright
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
24
Surface Let's Try Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Try Again
34  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Jackson, D.Townsend, D.Conley
Producer(s):
D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
25
Smokey Robinson What's Too Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's Too Much
20  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
I.Stone, L.Kirtz, P.Talbert, W.Robinson
Producer(s):
P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
26
Miles Jaye Let's Start Love Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Start Love Over
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Claxton
Producer(s):
H.Eaves III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Island
27
The Deele Two Occasions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two Occasions
29  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Solar
28
The Whispers In The Mood Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Mood
31  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Simmons, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMG | Solar
29
Lillo Thomas Wanna Make Love (All Night Long) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wanna Make Love (All Night Long)
35  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
30
The O'Jays Let Me Touch You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Touch You
37  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert
Producer(s):
E.LeVert, W.Williams, Sr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Philadelphia International
31
Joyce Sims Come Into My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Into My Life
40  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Sims
Producer(s):
Mantronik
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sleeping Bag
32
Kool Moe Dee How Ya Like Me Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Ya Like Me Now
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, M.DeWese
Producer(s):
M.DeWese, L.Mallison, Teddy Riley, B.New, P.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
33
Dana Dane This Be The Def Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Be The Def Beat
43  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.McCleese, H.E.Azor
Producer(s):
H.Luv Bug
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
34
Ray Parker Jr. With Natalie Cole Over You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Over You
Ray Parker Jr. With Natalie Cole
41  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Parker, Jr., B.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach
Producer(s):
B.Bacharach, C.Bayer Sager
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Geffen
35
Well Red Get Lucky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Lucky
42  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Stevens, L.Hall, Tenyue
Producer(s):
R.Stevens, L.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
36
Prince Hot Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot Thing
48  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
37
Alexander O'Neal Criticize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Criticize
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Johnson, A.O'Neal
Producer(s):
J.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
38
Dionne & Kashif Reservations For Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Reservations For Two
Dionne & Kashif
23  Last
20  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Clark, Prim, East
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
39
Chris Jasper Superbad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superbad
47  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.H.Jasper
Producer(s):
C.Jasper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CBS Associated
40
Lou Rawls I Wish You Belonged To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wish You Belonged To Me
53  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.A.Huff, K.Gamble
Producer(s):
K.Gamble, L.Huff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philadelphia International | Gamble-Huff
41
Pretty Poison Catch Me (I'm Falling) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Catch Me (I'm Falling)
25  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Starling, W.Cooler
Producer(s):
K.Williams,Jr., K.Shore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
42
M/A/R/R/S Pump Up The Volume Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pump Up The Volume
58  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
83
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
4th & B'Way
43
Najee Mysterious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mysterious
50  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Brathwaite
Producer(s):
C.Elgart, Najee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
44
Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle Without You (Love Theme From "Leonard Part 6") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Without You (Love Theme From "Leonard Part 6")
Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.H.Dozier
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell, Sir Gant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
45
Jody Watley Some Kind Of Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Some Kind Of Lover
65  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Cymone, J.Watley
Producer(s):
A.Cymone, David Z.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
46
Dimples I Can't Live With Or Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Live With Or Without You
56  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Dimples, R.Wilson, T.Wells
Producer(s):
Dimples, B.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
47
The Cover Girls Because of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Because of You
51  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Cole
Producer(s):
R.Clivilles, L.Vega
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sutra | Fever
48
Glenn Jones Oh Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh Girl
60  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Record
Producer(s):
L.Holland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
49
Siedah Garrett Everchanging Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everchanging Times
49  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach, B.Conti
Producer(s):
B.Bacharach, C.B.Sager, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
50
Angela Winbush Angel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Angel
32  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
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