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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
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
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon, C.Cooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
3
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
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
4
Gladys Knight And The Pips Love Overboard Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Overboard
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway, V.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
5
Whitney Houston So Emotional Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Emotional
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Steinberg, Kelly
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
6
Roger I Want To Be Your Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Man
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Troutman
Producer(s):
R.Troutman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
7
Natalie Cole I Live For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Live For Your Love
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Reswick, S.Werfel, Rich
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
8
Kashif & Meli'sa Morgan Love Changes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Changes
Kashif & Meli'sa Morgan
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
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
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force, Lisa Lisa
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
Miki Howard Baby, Be Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby, Be Mine
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Ingram, J.Rawe
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
11
Force M.D.'s Touch and Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Touch and Go
10  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Bailey, P.Bell, A.Lundy
Producer(s):
V.Bailey, P.Bell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Tommy Boy
12
Vaneese Thomas (I Wanna Get) Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(I Wanna Get) Close To You
13  Last
12  Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Thomas, L.White
Producer(s):
E.Poccia, V.Thomas, W.Warnecke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Geffen
13
Keith Sweat I Want Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want Her
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment/Elektra
14
Stephanie Mills Secret Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Lady
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Mills, H.Grate
Producer(s):
La La
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
15
Pebbles Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girlfriend
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
16
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)
14  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force, J.B.Moore, R.Ford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
17
Michael Cooper To Prove My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
To Prove My Love
20  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster, J.King
Producer(s):
J.King
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
18
Stevie Wonder Skeletons Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skeletons
11  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
19
Gerald Albright So Amazing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Amazing
23  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross
Producer(s):
G.Albright
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
20
Tony Terry She's Fly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Fly
18  Last
10  Peak
16  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Dick, G.Henry, T.Terry, D.Sanchez
Producer(s):
T.Currier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
21
The Deele Two Occasions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two Occasions
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Solar
22
The Whispers In The Mood Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Mood
28  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Simmons, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMG | Solar
23
Surface Let's Try Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Try Again
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Jackson, D.Townsend, D.Conley
Producer(s):
D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
24
Earth, Wind & Fire System of Survival Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
System of Survival
15  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Skylark
Producer(s):
M.White, P.glass
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
25
Charlie Singleton & Modern Man Nothing Ventured - Nothing Gained Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing Ventured - Nothing Gained
Charlie Singleton & Modern Man
22  Last
22  Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Singleton
Producer(s):
C.Singleton, MM
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
26
Lillo Thomas Wanna Make Love (All Night Long) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wanna Make Love (All Night Long)
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
The O'Jays Let Me Touch You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Touch You
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert
Producer(s):
E.LeVert, W.Williams, Sr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Philadelphia International
28
Kool Moe Dee How Ya Like Me Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Ya Like Me Now
32  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
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
29
David Ruffin & Eddie Kendrick I Couldn't Believe It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Couldn't Believe It
21  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.McNeir, M.Crump, R.Benson
Producer(s):
R.McNeir, R.Iantosca, J.Bonnefond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
30
Joyce Sims Come Into My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Into My Life
31  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Sims
Producer(s):
Mantronik
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sleeping Bag
31
Ray Parker Jr. With Natalie Cole Over You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Over You
Ray Parker Jr. With Natalie Cole
34  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
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
32
Prince Hot Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot Thing
36  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
33
Dana Dane This Be The Def Beat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Be The Def Beat
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.McCleese, H.E.Azor
Producer(s):
H.Luv Bug
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
34
Chris Jasper Superbad Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superbad
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.H.Jasper
Producer(s):
C.Jasper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CBS Associated
35
Well Red Get Lucky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Lucky
35  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
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
Miles Jaye Let's Start Love Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Start Love Over
26  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Claxton
Producer(s):
H.Eaves III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Island
37
Smokey Robinson What's Too Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's Too Much
25  Last
16  Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
I.Stone, L.Kirtz, P.Talbert, W.Robinson
Producer(s):
P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
38
M/A/R/R/S Pump Up The Volume Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pump Up The Volume
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
4th & B'Way
39
Lou Rawls I Wish You Belonged To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wish You Belonged To Me
40  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.A.Huff, K.Gamble
Producer(s):
K.Gamble, L.Huff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philadelphia International | Gamble-Huff
40
Najee Mysterious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mysterious
43  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Brathwaite
Producer(s):
C.Elgart, Najee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
41
Jody Watley Some Kind Of Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Some Kind Of Lover
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Cymone, J.Watley
Producer(s):
A.Cymone, David Z.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
42
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
44  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.H.Dozier
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell, Sir Gant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
43
Dimples I Can't Live With Or Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Live With Or Without You
46  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Dimples, R.Wilson, T.Wells
Producer(s):
Dimples, B.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
44
Dionne & Kashif Reservations For Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Reservations For Two
Dionne & Kashif
38  Last
20  Peak
13  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Clark, Prim, East
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
45
Glenn Jones Oh Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oh Girl
48  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Record
Producer(s):
L.Holland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
46
Angela Winbush Run To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Run To Me
61  Last
Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush
Producer(s):
A.Winbush
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
47
The Cover Girls Because of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Because of You
47  Last
47  Peak
11  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Cole
Producer(s):
R.Clivilles, L.Vega
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sutra | Fever
48
Babyface Mary Mack Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Mack
52  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Dee, Kayo, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMG | Solar
49
Barry White For Your Love (I'll Do Most Anything) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For Your Love (I'll Do Most Anything)
54  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.White, B.Loren
Producer(s):
B.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
50
Alexander O'Neal Criticize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Criticize
37  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Johnson, A.O'Neal
Producer(s):
J.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
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