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
10
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Superwoman
Gains in performance
Play
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Z'Looke Can U Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can U Read My Lips
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Levert Pull Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pull Over
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Chaka Khan It's My Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's My Party
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
6
New Edition Can You Stand The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stand The Rain
11
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Sheena Easton The Lover In Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lover In Me
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Tony Toni Tone Baby Doll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
14
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Gerald Alston Take Me Where You Want To Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Where You Want To
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Al Jarreau So Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Good
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Tone-Loc Wild Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild Thing
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Luther Vandross She Won't Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Won't Talk To Me
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson) This Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Keith Sweat Don't Stop Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop Your Love
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Today Him Or Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Him Or Me
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Aleese Simmons I Want To Be Your Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Lover
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Guy Teddy's Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teddy's Jam
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
18
Vanessa Williams Dreamin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
26
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
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)
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Al B. Sure! Killing Me Softly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Killing Me Softly
25
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Sade Turn My Back On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn My Back On You
29
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Samantha Fox I Wanna Have Some Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Have Some Fun
27
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Evelyn "Champagne" King Kisses Don't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses Don't Lie
30
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Cameo Skin I'm In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skin I'm In
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock Get On The Dance Floor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get On The Dance Floor
33
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Anita Baker Just Because Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Because
36
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Vesta Sweet, Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet, Sweet Love
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Deniece Williams This Is As Good As It Gets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is As Good As It Gets
34
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
The Gap Band I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
43
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Criminal
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
38
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Midnight Star Snake In The Grass Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Snake In The Grass
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Jocelyn Brown R-U-Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
R-U-Lonely
35
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
35
The Boys Dial My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Heart
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Paula Abdul Straight Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Up
66
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
37
New Kids On The Block You Got It (The Right Stuff) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got It (The Right Stuff)
39
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Troop Still In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still In Love
45
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Sweet Tee On The Smooth Tip Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On The Smooth Tip
37
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Georgio I Don't Want 2 Be Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want 2 Be Alone
47
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Johnny Kemp One Thing Led To Another Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Thing Led To Another
46
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
George Benson Twice The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Twice The Love
48
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Slick Rick Teenage Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teenage Love
49
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Cherrelle Everything I Miss At Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything I Miss At Home
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Sweet Obsession Being In Love Ain't Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Being In Love Ain't Easy
54
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
47
M.C. Hammer Pump It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pump It Up
60
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Milli Vanilli Girl You Know It's True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl You Know It's True
81
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Average White Band The Spirit Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Spirit Of Love
56
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Angela Bofill I Just Wanna Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Stop
22
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Marcus Lewis The Club Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
69
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Surface Closer Than Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Friends
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
53
Sir Mix-A-Lot Posse On Broadway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Posse On Broadway
52
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Salt-N-Pepa Get Up Everybody (Get Up) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Up Everybody (Get Up)
41
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Kid 'N Play Gittin' Funky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gittin' Funky
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Jonathan Butler More Than Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More Than Friends
Gains in performance
57
Freddie Jackson You And I Got A Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And I Got A Thang
Gains in performance
58
Robbie Nevil Back On Holiday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back On Holiday
70
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Me, Myself And I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Me, Myself And I
Gains in performance
60
Rene Moore All Or Nothing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Or Nothing
31
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Ray, Goodman & Brown Where Did You Get That Body...Baby? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did You Get That Body...Baby?
64
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Barkays Struck By You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Struck By You
Barkays
Gains in performance
63
Inner City Featuring Kevin Saunderson Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Fun
Inner City Featuring Kevin Saunderson
51
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Channel 2 In Debt To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Debt To You
55
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
89
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Eazy-E We Want Eazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Want Eazy
72
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
67
The Boys Lucky Charm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lucky Charm
Gains in performance
68
Tyrone Davis Flashin' Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flashin' Back
79
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Ca$hflow Love Education Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Education
59
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Teddy Pendergrass Love Is The Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is The Power
57
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Anita Baker Giving You The Best That I Got Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You The Best That I Got
63
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
72
R.J.'S Latest Arrival What Becomes Of A Broken Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Becomes Of A Broken Heart
77
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Howard Huntsberry Married Men Get Lonely Too Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Married Men Get Lonely Too
85
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Kirby Coleman Hey Ton'i Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Ton'i
88
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Bobby Brown My Prerogative Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Prerogative
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
76
James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap")
James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle
Gains in performance
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Betty Wright From Pain To Joy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
From Pain To Joy
Gains in performance
79
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers That's The Way I Look At Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's The Way I Look At Love
The Mac Band Featuring The McCampbell Brothers
93
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
L'Trimm Cuttie Pie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cuttie Pie
Gains in performance
81
Karyn White The Way You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way You Love Me
92
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
82
George Howard One Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
91
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Melba Moore Love And Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love And Kisses
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
84
New Choice Funny Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funny Feeling
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Thanks For My Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanks For My Child
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Raze Break 4 Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Break 4 Love
62
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Donna Allen Joy And Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Joy And Pain
Gains in performance
88
Kenny G Silhouette Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Silhouette
58
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Luther Vandross Any Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
95
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Freddie Jackson Hey Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
73
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
91
The Dells Thought Of You Just A Little Too Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thought Of You Just A Little Too Much
94
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
92
The 7A3 Coolin' In Cali Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Coolin' In Cali
71
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Shock-A-Ra Love Is Rising Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Rising
78
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Jeffrey Osborne Can't Go Back On A Promise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Go Back On A Promise
50
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Stetsasonic Talkin' All That Jazz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talkin' All That Jazz
82
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Ice-T I'm Your Pusher Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Pusher
84
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Earth, Wind & Fire Turn On (The Beat Box) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn On (The Beat Box)
44
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Starpoint Say You Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say You Will
67
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Michael Rogers I Like It Like That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like It Like That
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Donna Allen Heaven On Earth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven On Earth
42
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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