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HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Giving You The Best That I Got
Songwriter(s)
A.Baker, S.Scarborough, R.Holland
Producer(s)
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label
Elektra | EEG
Gains in performance

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Anita Baker Giving You The Best That I Got Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You The Best That I Got
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Baker, S.Scarborough, R.Holland
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
2
Luther Vandross Any Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Any Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
3
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Thanks For My Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanks For My Child
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Al B. Sure! Rescue Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rescue Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Al B.Sure!, K.West
Producer(s):
K.West, Al B.Sure!
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
5
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
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Simmons
Producer(s):
Midnight Star
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Solar | Capitol
6
Ready For The World My Girly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Girly
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Riley, Jr., G.A.Valentine
Producer(s):
Ready For The World
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
7
Stevie Wonder My Eyes Don't Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Eyes Don't Cry
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
8
Deniece Williams I Can't Wait Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Skylark
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
9
Troop My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart
Troop
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Booker
Producer(s):
C.Booker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
10
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
11  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
O.Leiber
Producer(s):
O.Leiber
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
11
Freddie Jackson Hey Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Lover
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Moore, K.Washington
Producer(s):
P.Laurence, D.Shephard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
12
Terence Trent D'Arby Dance Little Sister Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance Little Sister
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.T.D'Arby
Producer(s):
M.Ware, T.T.D'Arby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
13
Sweet Obsession Gonna Get Over You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gonna Get Over You
Sweet Obsession
16  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Green, M.Green
Producer(s):
H.King, Chad
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
14
Karyn White The Way You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way You Love Me
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
15
Cameo You Make Me Work Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Make Me Work
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.E.Blackmon
Producer(s):
L.Blackmon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlanta Artists | PolyGram
16
New Edition You're Not My Kind Of Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Not My Kind Of Girl
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
17
Surface I Missed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Missed
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Conley, B.Jackson, E.Collins
Producer(s):
D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
18
The Boys Dial My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Heart
The Boys
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
19
Cherrelle Everything I Miss At Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything I Miss At Home
25  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabu | Epic
20
The Reddings Call The Law Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call The Law
The Reddings
21  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Reddings, Autofrat
Producer(s):
Reddings
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polydor | PolyGram
21
Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers Tumblin' Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tumblin' Down
Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers
28  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Marley, T.Downie
Producer(s):
C.Frantz, T.weymouth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
22
Jonathan Butler There's One Born Every Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
There's One Born Every Minute
27  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Butler, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
23
Bobby Brown My Prerogative Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Prerogative
13  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Griffin, B.Brown
Producer(s):
G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
24
Guy 'round And 'round (Merry Go 'round Of Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
'round And 'round (Merry Go 'round Of Love)
26  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, G.Griffin, A.R.Hall, T.Gatling
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Uptown | MCA
25
Loose Ends Mr. Bachelor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Bachelor
Loose Ends
32  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.McIntosh, S.Nichol, Eugene
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli, S.Nichol, C.McIntosh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
26
Ice-T I'm Your Pusher Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Pusher
34  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Ice-T, Afrika Islam, C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
Ice-T, Afrika Islam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sire | Warner Bros.
27
Vesta Sweet, Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet, Sweet Love
35  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Z.Giles, Vesta, B.Osborne
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
28
Whitney Houston One Moment In Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Moment In Time
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Hammond, J.Bettis
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
29
Roberta Flack Oasis Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oasis
37  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Miller, M.Stevens
Producer(s):
M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
30
By All Means I'm The One Who Loves You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm The One Who Loves You
By All Means
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Sheppard, T.Carter, J.Varner
Producer(s):
S.Sheppard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Atlantic
31
Vanessa Williams (He's Got) The Look Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(He's Got) The Look
15  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Bayyan, W.Thomas, Jr.
Producer(s):
A.Bayyan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wing | PolyGram
32
Prince I Wish U Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wish U Heaven
38  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Paisley Park | Warner Bros.
33
Bobby McFerrin Don't Worry, Be Happy (From "Cocktail") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Worry, Be Happy (From "Cocktail")
18  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.McFerrin
Producer(s):
L.Goldstein
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
34
Tracie Spencer Hide And Seek Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hide And Seek
33  Last
32  Peak
11  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Davis
Producer(s):
O.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
35
Kiara The Best Of Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Best Of Me
Kiara
24  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Charley
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
36
Starpoint Say You Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say You Will
Starpoint
43  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Bendich, Claytoven
Producer(s):
L.Job
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
37
Today Him Or Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Him Or Me
44  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Griffin, W.Adams, L.Singletary, L.Drakeford, L.McClain
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
38
Lia Tell Me It's Not Too Late Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me It's Not Too Late
Lia
42  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy, S.Ferrol
Producer(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
39
Salt-N-Pepa Get Up Everybody (Get Up) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Up Everybody (Get Up)
56  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
76
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
H.Luv Bug, The Invincibles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Next Plateau
40
Howard Huntsberry Sleepless Weekend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleepless Weekend
Howard Huntsberry
29  Last
11  Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Sylvia, T.Baker, C.Washington
Producer(s):
M.Sylvia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
Brenda Russell Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Here
46  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Russell
Producer(s):
A.Fischer, B.Russell, P.Ekberg
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
42
Angela Bofill I Just Wanna Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Stop
48  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Vannelli
Producer(s):
N.Connors
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
43
Rene Moore All Or Nothing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Or Nothing
Rene Moore
47  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Moore
Producer(s):
R.Moore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polydor | PolyGram
44
Lenny Williams Givin' Up On Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Givin' Up On Love
54  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Caldwell, D.Matkosky
Producer(s):
B.Pfordrescher, L.williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Crush | K-Tel
45
L'Trimm Cars With The Boom Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cars With The Boom
L'Trimm
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Derougemont, E.Cager, L.Julian, J.Stone, P.Klein
Producer(s):
Davis, J.stone, P.Klein
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
46
Five Star Someone's In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone's In Love
Five Star
55  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Pearson
Producer(s):
B.Pearson, D.Pearson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
47
George Michael Kissing A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kissing A Fool
59  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael
Producer(s):
G.Michael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
48
Raze Break 4 Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Break 4 Love
57  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
78
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Mason
Producer(s):
V.Mason
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
49
Pieces Of A Dream Rising To The Top Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising To The Top
49  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Burke, A.W.Felder, Norma Jean
Producer(s):
P.glass, C.Dawson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
50
Sheena Easton The Lover In Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lover In Me
65  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
95
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
51
Blast Zone Mary Had A Little Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Had A Little Jam
Blast Zone
63  Last
51  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
51
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Byrd, P.Latchman, B.Byrd
Producer(s):
B.Byrd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blip Blop | Slam
52
Donna Allen Heaven On Earth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven On Earth
61  Last
52  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
85
TWO WEEKS AGO
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Lord
Producer(s):
P.Lord, V.J.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Oceana | Atlantic
53
Evon Geffries & The Stand Stand And Deliver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stand And Deliver
Evon Geffries & The Stand
53  Last
53  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Lord
Producer(s):
V.J.Smith, P.Lord
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
54
George Benson Let's Do It Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Do It Again
30  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
55
Rick James Wonderful Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wonderful
50  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.James
Producer(s):
R.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Bros.
56
EPMD Strictly Business Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strictly Business
31  Last
25  Peak
10  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
EPMD
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fresh | Sleeping Bag
57
Jeffrey Osborne Can't Go Back On A Promise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Go Back On A Promise
71  Last
57  Peak
Weeks
71
LAST WEEK
87
TWO WEEKS AGO
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Vannelli, J.Osborne, E.Grenga
Producer(s):
J.Osborne, R.Vannelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
58
Tyka Nelson L.O.V.E. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
L.O.V.E.
52  Last
52  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
52
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Tyka, R.Burns, A.Brumfield
Producer(s):
David Z.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cooltempo | EMI
59
Z'Looke Can U Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can U Read My Lips
Z'Looke
75  Last
59  Peak
Weeks
75
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
59
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Zamora, M.Carpenter, E.Strickland
Producer(s):
Z'Looke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Orpheus | EMI
60
Keith Sweat Don't Stop Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop Your Love
76  Last
60  Peak
Weeks
76
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vintertainment | EEG
61
Four Tops (Duet With Aretha Franklin) If Ever A Love There Was Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Ever A Love There Was
Four Tops (Duet With Aretha Franklin)
74  Last
61  Peak
Weeks
74
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Oland, T.Cerney
Producer(s):
J.Knight, A.Zigman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
62
Commodores Solitaire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Solitaire
Commodores
51  Last
51  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
51
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Torano, C.Cameron
Producer(s):
S.Torano
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polydor | PolyGram
63
Najee So Hard To Let Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Hard To Let Go
72  Last
63  Peak
Weeks
72
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Song
Producer(s):
R.Song
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
64
Dorian Harewood Show Me (One More Time) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show Me (One More Time)
64  Last
64  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
64
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Harrison, G.McGill
Producer(s):
K.Harrison
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Emeric | Ichiban
65
Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Criminal
Last
65  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
65
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
66
Gerald Alston Take Me Where You Want To Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Where You Want To
83  Last
66  Peak
Weeks
83
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Sheppard, J.Varner, A.Stokes
Producer(s):
S.Sheppard, J.Varner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
67
Pebbles Do Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Right
69  Last
67  Peak
Weeks
69
LAST WEEK
77
TWO WEEKS AGO
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Cooper, G.Lamar
Producer(s):
C.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
68
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
40  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Simmons, D.M.McDaniels, D.Reeves, J.Mizell
Producer(s):
Run-D.M.C., Davy D
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
69
Stetsasonic Talkin' All That Jazz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talkin' All That Jazz
85  Last
69  Peak
Weeks
85
LAST WEEK
94
TWO WEEKS AGO
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
70
Chaka Khan It's My Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's My Party
Last
70  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
70
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Zekkariyas, The Gypsy Wave Banner
Producer(s):
R.Titelman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
71
LaToya Jackson You're Gonna Get Rocked Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Gonna Get Rocked
79  Last
71  Peak
Weeks
79
LAST WEEK
88
TWO WEEKS AGO
71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
72
Levert Pull Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pull Over
Levert
Last
72  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
72
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
73
Kenny G Silhouette Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Silhouette
90  Last
73  Peak
Weeks
90
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Kenny G
Producer(s):
Kenny G
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
74
Sade Nothing Can Come Between Us Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing Can Come Between Us
41  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.F.Adu, A.P.Hale, S.C.Matthewman
Producer(s):
Sade
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
75
Sir Mix-A-Lot Posse On Broadway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Posse On Broadway
Last
75  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
75
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Ray
Producer(s):
Sir Mix-A-Lot
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nastymix
76
J.J. Fad Way Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Way Out
J.J. Fad
62  Last
51  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
51
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.M.Burns
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre, DJ Yella, Arabian Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless | Atlantic
77
Will Downing A Love Supreme Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Love Supreme
77  Last
77  Peak
Weeks
77
LAST WEEK
81
TWO WEEKS AGO
77
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Coltrane, W.Downing, D.Cole
Producer(s):
W.Downing, A.Baker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Atlantic
78
Public Enemy Night Of The Living Baseheads Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Night Of The Living Baseheads
Last
78  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
78
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Chuck D, E.Sadler, H.Shocklee
Producer(s):
H.Shocklee, C.Ryder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Columbia
79
Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock It Takes Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Takes Two
Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock
82  Last
17  Peak
26  Weeks
82
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Ginyard
Producer(s):
W.Hamilton, R.Base
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
80
Stacy Lattisaw Call Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me
80  Last
80  Peak
Weeks
80
LAST WEEK
82
TWO WEEKS AGO
80
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Pace & The Blitze
Producer(s):
L.pace
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
81
The 2 Live Crew Do Wah Diddy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Wah Diddy
The 2 Live Crew
86  Last
81  Peak
Weeks
86
LAST WEEK
97
TWO WEEKS AGO
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Mann, E.Greenwich, 2 Live Crew
Producer(s):
2 Live Crew
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Skyywalker
82
Billy Always Back On Track Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back On Track
45  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Always
Producer(s):
C.Singleton, B.Always
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
83
Split Image Toss It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Toss It Up
Split Image
87  Last
83  Peak
Weeks
87
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Johnson, T.Hatter, A.Perry
Producer(s):
D.Johnson, T.Hatter, A.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bentley | Bustin
84
The Real Roxanne Respect Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Respect
The Real Roxanne
88  Last
84  Peak
Weeks
88
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Ness, Speedy Dee
Producer(s):
H.Tee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Select
85
Gerald Albright Feeling Inside Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feeling Inside
95  Last
85  Peak
Weeks
95
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Lyle
Producer(s):
G.Albright
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
86
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew Cut That Zero Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cut That Zero
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
Last
86  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
86
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Fresh
Producer(s):
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reality/Danya | Fantasy
87
Robert Brookins (Duet With Stephanie Mills) Where Is The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Is The Love
Robert Brookins (Duet With Stephanie Mills)
Last
87  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
87
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.MacDonald, W.Salter
Producer(s):
R.Brookins, S.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
88
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince A Nightmare On My Street Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Nightmare On My Street
89  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
89
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

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
89
Tony Toni Tone Baby Doll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Doll
Last
89  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
89
PEAK POSITION
1
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
90
Steve Arrington Lost & Found Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost & Found
Steve Arrington
Last
90  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
90
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Arrington
Producer(s):
S.arrington
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nubian | Slam
91
Taylor Dayne I'll Always Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Always Love You
84  Last
21  Peak
22  Weeks
84
LAST WEEK
80
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.George
Producer(s):
R.Wake
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
92
Levert Addicted To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addicted To You
Levert
67  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atco | Atlantic
93
Jeffrey Osborne She's On The Left Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's On The Left
70  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
70
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Brookins, J.Osborne, T.Haynes, C.Blanson
Producer(s):
J.Osborne, R.Brookins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
94
Was (Not Was) Spy In The House Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spy In The House Of Love
Last
94  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
94
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Was
Producer(s):
P.O'Duffy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chrysalis | EMI
95
Tony Toni Tone Born Not To Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Born Not To Know
60  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy
Producer(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wing | PolyGram
96
Teddy Pendergrass 2 A.M. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
2 A.M.
68  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
68
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Carter, K.Askins, M.Hammett
Producer(s):
T.Pendergrass, M.Jaye
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
97
Johnny Kemp Dancin' With Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dancin' With Myself
58  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Kemp, B.Purse, V.Henry
Producer(s):
J.Kemp, B.Purse, V.Henry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
98
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers Stuck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stuck
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
78  Last
25  Peak
13  Weeks
78
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, Stick, C.McCampbell
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
99
Gregory Abbott Let Me Be Your Hero Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Be Your Hero
73  Last
34  Peak
10  Weeks
73
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Abbott
Producer(s):
G.Abbott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
100
Billy Ocean Tear Down These Walls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tear Down These Walls
66  Last
27  Peak
10  Weeks
66
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.J.Lange, B.Ocean, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Arista
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