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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Nite And Day
Songwriter(s)
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Producer(s)
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Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros.
Gains in performance

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1
Al B. Sure! Nite And Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nite And Day
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
2
Whitney Houston Where Do Broken Hearts Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Do Broken Hearts Go
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
3
Pebbles Mercedes Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mercedes Boy
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Pebbles
Producer(s):
C.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
4
E.U. Da'Butt (From The Film "School Daze") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Da'Butt (From The Film "School Daze")
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Miller, M.Stevens
Producer(s):
M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
5
Suave My Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Girl
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Robinson, R.White
Producer(s):
Suave
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
6
Kool Moe Dee Wild, Wild West Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild, Wild West
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.DeWese
Producer(s):
M.DeWese, L.Mallison, Teddy Riley, B.New, P.Q.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
7
Miki Howard (Duet With Gerald Levert) That's What Love Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's What Love Is
Miki Howard (Duet With Gerald Levert)
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon, M.Howard
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
8
Keith Sweat Something Just Ain't Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something Just Ain't Right
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vintertainment | EEG
9
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Everything Will B-Fine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything Will B-Fine
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
Brenda Russell Featuring Joe Esposito Piano In The Dark Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Piano In The Dark
Brenda Russell Featuring Joe Esposito
18  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Russell, J.Hull, S.M.Cutler
Producer(s):
A.Fischer, B.Russell, J.hull
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
11
Jesse Johnson Love Struck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Struck
19  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Johnson
Producer(s):
J.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
12
Natalie Cole Pink Cadillac Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pink Cadillac
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Springsteen
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
13
Johnny Kemp Just Got Paid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Got Paid
20  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Kemp, G.Griffin
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, J.Kemp
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
14
Heavy D & The Boyz Don't You Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't You Know
12  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Heavy D
Producer(s):
Heavy D, Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
15
Howard Hewett Strange Relationship Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strange Relationship
22  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Hewett, M.Seward
Producer(s):
H.Hewett, M.Seward
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
16
Hindsight Stand Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stand Up
16  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Hinds, H.Defoe
Producer(s):
C.Hinds, H.Defoe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
17
Chris Jasper One Time Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Time Love
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.H.Jasper
Producer(s):
C.Jasper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
CBS Associated | Epic
18
Kashif Love Me All Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me All Over
23  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Kashif, G.Phillinganes
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
19
Gladys Knight And The Pips Lovin' On Next To Nothin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovin' On Next To Nothin'
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Rich, J.Pescetto, H.Rice
Producer(s):
H.Rice
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
20
Levert Sweet Sensation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Sensation
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon, C.Cooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
21
Stephanie Mills If I Were Your Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Were Your Woman
25  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.McMurray, P.J.Sawyer, G.Jones
Producer(s):
R.Kersey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
22
Evelyn "Champagne" King Flirt Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flirt
31  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.F.Sylvers III
Producer(s):
L.Sylvers III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
23
Regina Belle How Could You Do It To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Could You Do It To Me
28  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Peake, D.Grigsby
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
24
Billy Ocean Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.J.Lange, B.Ocean
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Arista
25
Tony Toni Tone Little Walter Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Little Walter
33  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy, Tony! Toni! Tone!
Producer(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wing | PolyGram
26
Jermaine Stewart Say It Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say It Again
29  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Sigler, H.Davis
Producer(s):
J.Knight, A.Zigman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
27
Stevie Wonder & Michael Jackson Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get It
Stevie Wonder & Michael Jackson
37  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
28
Betty Wright No Pain, No Gain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Pain, No Gain
32  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Wright
Producer(s):
B.Wright
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ms. B. | Vision City
29
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew Keep Risin' To The Top Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Risin' To The Top
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
38  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Fresh
Producer(s):
D.E.Fresh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reality/Danya | Fantasy
30
Norman Connors Featuring Spencer Harrison I Am Your Melody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Am Your Melody
Norman Connors Featuring Spencer Harrison
26  Last
26  Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Burvick, M.Meadows
Producer(s):
N.Connors, J.Burvick, M.Meadows
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
31
Mico Wave Instant Replay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Instant Replay
15  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Mico Wave, Bootsy, M.Franklin, W.Coleman
Producer(s):
Bootsy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
32
Miles Jaye I've Been A Fool For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Been A Fool For You
21  Last
10  Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Davis
Producer(s):
D.Wansel, M.Jaye
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Atlantic
33
Jean Carne Ain't No Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Way
36  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Franklin, C.Franklin
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
34
Glenn Jones Living In The Limelight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In The Limelight
35  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Allen, G.Jones
Producer(s):
T.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
35
Junior Yes (If You Want Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Yes (If You Want Me)
39  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.B.Lunt, A.Stead
Producer(s):
S.B.Lunt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | PolyGram
36
Full Force All In My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All In My Mind
17  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force, J.B.Moore, R.Ford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
37
The Right Choice Tired Of Being Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tired Of Being Alone
41  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Green
Producer(s):
W.Douglas Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
38
Teddy Pendergrass Joy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Joy
44  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Calloway, Q-Tip, V.Calloway
Producer(s):
R.Calloway, V.Calloway
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
39
Tease I Can't Stand The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Stand The Rain
40  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Bryant, A.Peebles, B.Miller
Producer(s):
J.Mtume
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
40
Ada Dyer I Bet Ya, I'll Let Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Bet Ya, I'll Let Ya
42  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.McDowell, N.McKinnor
Producer(s):
J.A.Carmichael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
41
Earth, Wind & Fire Evil Roy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Evil Roy
47  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Bailey, A.Willis, A.Giles
Producer(s):
M.White, P.Bailey, A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
42
Narada Divine Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Divine Emotions
Narada
43  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Narada, J.Cohen
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Bros.
43
Run-D.M.C. Run's House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Run's House
67  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.M.McDaniels, J.W.Simmons, J.Mizell, D.Reeves
Producer(s):
Run-D.M.C., Davy D
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
44
Joyce Sims Featuring Jimmy Castor Love Makes A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes A Woman
Joyce Sims Featuring Jimmy Castor
51  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Record, C.Davis, W.Sanders
Producer(s):
J.Sims
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sleeping Bag
45
Magic Lady Betcha Can't Lose (With My Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Betcha Can't Lose (With My Love)
45  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Stokes, L.Stokes, G.Mallory, W.Parker, D.Parker, A.Steele
Producer(s):
M.Stokes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
46
George Michael One More Try Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One More Try
61  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael
Producer(s):
G.Michael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Legacy
47
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Parents Just Don't Understand Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Parents Just Don't Understand
48  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Smith, J.Townes, P.Harris
Producer(s):
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince, B.New, P.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
48
Michael Cooper Dinner For Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dinner For Two
53  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Everette
Producer(s):
M.Cooper, R.Everette, F.Pilate II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
49
Dazz Band Anticipation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anticipation
52  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Hartman
Producer(s):
Deodato
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
50
Daryl Hall John Oates Everything Your Heart Desires Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything Your Heart Desires
57  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Hall
Producer(s):
D.Hall, J.Oates, T.Wolk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
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