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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
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Superwoman
Songwriter(s)
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s)
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros.
Gains in performance

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1
Karyn White Superwoman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superwoman
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
2
Bobby Brown Roni Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Roni
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
3
Z'Looke Can U Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can U Read My Lips
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Zamora, M.Carpenter, E.Strickland
Producer(s):
Z'Looke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Orpheus
4
Levert Pull Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pull Over
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
5
Chaka Khan It's My Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's My Party
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Zekkariyas, The Gypsy Wave Banner
Producer(s):
R.Titelman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
6
New Edition Can You Stand The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stand The Rain
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
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:
MCA
7
Sheena Easton The Lover In Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lover In Me
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
8
Tony Toni Tone Baby Doll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Doll
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy, Tony! Toni! Tone!
Producer(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Wing
9
Gerald Alston Take Me Where You Want To Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Where You Want To
13  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Sheppard, J.Varner, A.Stokes
Producer(s):
S.Sheppard, J.Varner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
10
Al Jarreau So Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Good
15  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Vale, M.Waters, S.Shifrin
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
11
Tone-Loc Wild Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild Thing
18  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Young, T.Smith, M.Dike, M.Ross
Producer(s):
M.ross, M.Dike
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Delicious Vinyl
12
Luther Vandross She Won't Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Won't Talk To Me
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, H.Eaves III
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
13
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson) This Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
17  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Singleton
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
14
Keith Sweat Don't Stop Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop Your Love
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment
15
Today Him Or Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Him Or Me
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Griffin, W.Adams, L.Singletary, L.Drakeford, L.McClain
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
16
Aleese Simmons I Want To Be Your Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Lover
21  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.A.Simmons
Producer(s):
D.D.Bowden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Orpheus
17
Guy Teddy's Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teddy's Jam
23  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
18
Vanessa Williams Dreamin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dreamin'
26  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Wing
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
19  Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.MacDonald, W.Salter
Producer(s):
R.Brookins, S.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
20
Al B. Sure! Killing Me Softly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Killing Me Softly
25  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Gimbel, C.Fox
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
21
Sade Turn My Back On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn My Back On You
29  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.F.Adu, A.P.Hale, S.C.Matthewman
Producer(s):
Sade
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
22
Samantha Fox I Wanna Have Some Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Have Some Fun
27  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
23
Evelyn "Champagne" King Kisses Don't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses Don't Lie
30  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Kersey, A.Brown
Producer(s):
R.Kersey, A.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
24
Roberta Flack Oasis Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oasis
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Miller, M.Stevens
Producer(s):
M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
25
Cameo Skin I'm In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skin I'm In
32  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.E.Blackmon
Producer(s):
L.Blackmon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Atlanta Artists
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
26  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Ginyard
Producer(s):
W.Hamilton, R.Base
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
27
Anita Baker Just Because Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Because
36  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
28
Vesta Sweet, Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet, Sweet Love
10  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Z.Giles, Vesta, B.Osborne
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
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
29  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Karukas, R.Boustead
Producer(s):
J.Gruska, B.Westerling
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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
30  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Whitfield, W.Bryant II
Producer(s):
C.Wilson, R.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
31
Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Criminal
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
32
BeBe & CeCe Winans Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven
38  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Thomas, B.Winans
Producer(s):
K.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
33
Midnight Star Snake In The Grass Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Snake In The Grass
40  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Lovelace, Belinda, M.Gentry, B.Watson, B.Simmons, J.Cooper
Producer(s):
Midnight Star
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Solar
34
Jocelyn Brown R-U-Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
R-U-Lonely
35  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Brown
Producer(s):
J.Brown, Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slam | Tri-World
35
The Boys Dial My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Heart
24  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
36
Paula Abdul Straight Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Up
66  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
66
LAST WEEK
88
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Wolff
Producer(s):
E.Wolff, K.Cohen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin
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
37  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Starr
Producer(s):
M.Starr, M.Jonzun
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
38
Troop Still In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still In Love
45  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Russell, L.McNeil, T.Haynes, A.Z.Giles
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
39
Sweet Tee On The Smooth Tip Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On The Smooth Tip
37  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Jackson
Producer(s):
H.Luv Bug, The Invincibles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
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
40  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Georgio
Producer(s):
Georgio
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
41
Johnny Kemp One Thing Led To Another Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Thing Led To Another
46  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Morgan, S.Morgan, T.Haynes
Producer(s):
B.A.Morgan, S.Morgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
42
George Benson Twice The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Twice The Love
48  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Glass, A.Glass, C.A.Nolen
Producer(s):
P.glass
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
43
Slick Rick Teenage Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teenage Love
49  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.M.L.Walters, H.Shocklee, E.Sadler
Producer(s):
H.Shocklee, E.Sadler, R.Walters
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
44
Cherrelle Everything I Miss At Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything I Miss At Home
28  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
45
Sweet Obsession Being In Love Ain't Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Being In Love Ain't Easy
54  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Green, V.L.Green
Producer(s):
H.King, Chad
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
46
Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers Tumblin' Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tumblin' Down
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Marley, T.Downie
Producer(s):
C.Frantz, T.weymouth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
47
M.C. Hammer Pump It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pump It Up
60  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Hammer
Producer(s):
Hammer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
48
Milli Vanilli Girl You Know It's True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl You Know It's True
81  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
81
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Pettaway, Spencer, Lyles, Hollaman, Adeyemo
Producer(s):
F.Farian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
49
Average White Band The Spirit Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Spirit Of Love
56  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Lewis, A.Gorrie
Producer(s):
J.robie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Track Record
50
Angela Bofill I Just Wanna Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Wanna Stop
22  Last
11  Peak
14  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Vannelli
Producer(s):
N.Connors
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
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