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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
My Prerogative
Play
2
Karyn White The Way You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way You Love Me
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
New Edition You're Not My Kind Of Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Not My Kind Of Girl
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini Don't Rock The Boat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Rock The Boat
Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Anita Baker Giving You The Best That I Got Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You The Best That I Got
12
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Kiara The Best Of Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Best Of Me
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
George Benson Let's Do It Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Do It Again
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Sade Nothing Can Come Between Us Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing Can Come Between Us
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Vanessa Williams (He's Got) The Look Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(He's Got) The Look
14
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Bobby McFerrin Don't Worry, Be Happy (From "Cocktail") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Worry, Be Happy (From "Cocktail")
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Al B. Sure! Rescue Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rescue Me
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Thanks For My Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanks For My Child
20
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Howard Huntsberry Sleepless Weekend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleepless Weekend
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Johnny Kemp Dancin' With Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancin' With Myself
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Terence Trent D'Arby Dance Little Sister Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance Little Sister
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Paula Abdul (It's Just) The Way That You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(It's Just) The Way That You Love Me
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Deniece Williams I Can't Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Stevie Wonder My Eyes Don't Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Eyes Don't Cry
28
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Whitney Houston One Moment In Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Moment In Time
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Troop My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart
34
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Levert Addicted To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addicted To You
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
25
EPMD Strictly Business Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strictly Business
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Sweet Obsession Gonna Get Over You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gonna Get Over You
33
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Billy Ocean Tear Down These Walls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tear Down These Walls
30
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
28
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers Stuck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stuck
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Freddie Jackson Hey Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Surface I Missed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Missed
38
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Jeffrey Osborne She's On The Left Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's On The Left
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
32
The Reddings Call The Law Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call The Law
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Tony Toni Tone Born Not To Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Born Not To Know
19
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Gregory Abbott Let Me Be Your Hero Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be Your Hero
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Bootsy Party On Plastic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Party On Plastic
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Cameo You Make Me Work Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Make Me Work
48
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
37
Guy 'round And 'round (Merry Go 'round Of Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
'round And 'round (Merry Go 'round Of Love)
42
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
The Boys Dial My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Heart
44
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Tracie Spencer Hide And Seek Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hide And Seek
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Jonathan Butler There's One Born Every Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's One Born Every Minute
45
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Cherrelle Everything I Miss At Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything I Miss At Home
50
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Jamm So Fine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Fine
43
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
43
10db I Burn For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Burn For You
46
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Loose Ends Mr. Bachelor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Bachelor
60
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Billy Always Back On Track Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back On Track
52
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Vesta Sweet, Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet, Sweet Love
59
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince A Nightmare On My Street Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Nightmare On My Street
26
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Chapter 8 Give Me A Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me A Chance
32
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Evelyn "Champagne" King Hold On To What You've Got Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold On To What You've Got
22
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
51
L'Trimm Cars With The Boom Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cars With The Boom
61
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Run-D.M.C. I'm Not Going Out Like That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Not Going Out Like That
71
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
By All Means I'm The One Who Loves You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm The One Who Loves You
65
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
J.J. Fad Way Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Way Out
62
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring E.U. Shake Your Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake Your Thang
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring E.U.
40
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Philip Michael Thomas Don't Make Promises Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Make Promises
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Ohio Players Let's Play (From Now On) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Play (From Now On)
41
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Lia Tell Me It's Not Too Late Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me It's Not Too Late
70
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Brenda Russell Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
64
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Big Daddy Kane Ain't No Half-Steppin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Half-Steppin'
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Derek B Goodgroove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Goodgroove
66
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Ice-T I'm Your Pusher Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Pusher
78
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Good Question Got A New Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Got A New Love
51
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Rick James Wonderful Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wonderful
74
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
66
Taylor Dayne I'll Always Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Always Love You
68
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Millie Scott A Love Of Your Own Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Love Of Your Own
72
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Freddie Jackson Nice 'N' Slow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nice 'N' Slow
58
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Prince I Wish U Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wish U Heaven
88
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Commodores Solitaire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Solitaire
80
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Today Him Or Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Him Or Me
89
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Starpoint Say You Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say You Will
Gains in performance
73
Pieces Of A Dream Rising To The Top Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising To The Top
84
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Evon Geffries & The Stand Stand And Deliver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stand And Deliver
85
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Tyrone Davis It's A Miracle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's A Miracle
57
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Keith Sweat (Duet With Jacci McGhee) Make It Last Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Last Forever
Keith Sweat (Duet With Jacci McGhee)
55
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Lenny Williams Givin' Up On Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' Up On Love
82
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Tyka Nelson L.O.V.E. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
L.O.V.E.
81
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Al Hudson & One Way Driving Me Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Driving Me Crazy
Al Hudson & One Way
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Isaac Hayes Showdown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Showdown
47
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Blast Zone Mary Had A Little Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Had A Little Jam
96
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Angela Bofill I Just Wanna Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Stop
Gains in performance
84
The Bus Boys Hard Work Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hard Work
73
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Dorian Harewood Show Me (One More Time) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me (One More Time)
87
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
69
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Five Star Someone's In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone's In Love
Gains in performance
88
Stacy Lattisaw Call Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
89
Pebbles Do Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Right
Gains in performance
90
Boogie Down Productions Stop The Violence Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop The Violence
91
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Will Downing A Love Supreme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Love Supreme
Gains in performance
92
George Michael Kissing A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kissing A Fool
Gains in performance
93
Raze Break 4 Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Break 4 Love
Gains in performance
94
Pebbles Take Your Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Your Time
54
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Melba Moore (Duet With Kashif) I'm In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In Love
Melba Moore (Duet With Kashif)
49
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Gregory Hines You Need Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Need Somebody
Gains in performance
97
Betty Wright After The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Pain
93
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Tony Terry Young Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Young Love
92
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Kool Moe Dee Let's Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
77
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Dazz Band Single Girls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Single Girls
67
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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