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
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Can You Stand The Rain
Gains in performance
Play
2
Z'Looke Can U Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can U Read My Lips
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
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3
Karyn White Superwoman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superwoman
1
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1
PEAK POSITION
12
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4
Al Jarreau So Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Good
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
5
Luther Vandross She Won't Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Won't Talk To Me
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
6
Tony Toni Tone Baby Doll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
5
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5
PEAK POSITION
13
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7
Tone-Loc Wild Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild Thing
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
8
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson) This Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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10
Gerald Alston Take Me Where You Want To Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Where You Want To
6
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6
PEAK POSITION
14
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11
Guy Teddy's Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teddy's Jam
11
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11
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
12
Vanessa Williams Dreamin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
13
Aleese Simmons I Want To Be Your Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Lover
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
12
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14
Al B. Sure! Killing Me Softly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Killing Me Softly
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
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15
Sade Turn My Back On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn My Back On You
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
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16
Anita Baker Just Because Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Because
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
17
Evelyn "Champagne" King Kisses Don't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses Don't Lie
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
12
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18
Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock Get On The Dance Floor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get On The Dance Floor
25
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
19
Cameo Skin I'm In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skin I'm In
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
20
Paula Abdul Straight Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Up
30
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
21
Midnight Star Snake In The Grass Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Snake In The Grass
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
22
Samantha Fox I Wanna Have Some Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Have Some Fun
19
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19
PEAK POSITION
11
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27
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23
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
24
The Gap Band I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
28
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24
PEAK POSITION
8
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25
Chaka Khan It's My Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's My Party
14
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5
PEAK POSITION
13
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26
Troop Still In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still In Love
34
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26
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
27
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)
18
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18
PEAK POSITION
13
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28
New Kids On The Block You Got It (The Right Stuff) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got It (The Right Stuff)
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
11
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29
Slick Rick Teenage Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teenage Love
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
30
Levert Pull Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pull Over
16
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2
PEAK POSITION
13
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31
Milli Vanilli Girl You Know It's True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl You Know It's True
39
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31
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
32
George Benson Twice The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Twice The Love
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
33
Sheena Easton The Lover In Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lover In Me
20
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
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34
Sweet Obsession Being In Love Ain't Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Being In Love Ain't Easy
41
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
35
Keith Sweat Don't Stop Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Stop Your Love
23
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9
PEAK POSITION
14
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36
Surface Closer Than Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Friends
45
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
37
Deniece Williams This Is As Good As It Gets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is As Good As It Gets
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Freddie Jackson You And I Got A Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And I Got A Thang
48
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Georgio I Don't Want 2 Be Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want 2 Be Alone
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
40
LeVert Feat. Heavy D Just Coolin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Coolin'
LeVert Feat. Heavy D
53
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
41
The Boys Lucky Charm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lucky Charm
52
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Marcus Lewis The Club Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
44
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42
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
43
Jocelyn Brown R-U-Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
R-U-Lonely
32
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32
PEAK POSITION
11
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44
Jonathan Butler More Than Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More Than Friends
50
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44
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
45
Barkays Struck By You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Struck By You
Barkays
49
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Donna Allen Joy And Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Joy And Pain
60
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46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Me, Myself And I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Me, Myself And I
55
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47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
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
58
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48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
50
Today Him Or Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Him Or Me
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3
PEAK POSITION
17
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51
Average White Band The Spirit Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Spirit Of Love
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Robbie Nevil Back On Holiday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back On Holiday
56
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
7
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53
Eazy-E We Want Eazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Want Eazy
57
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
M.C. Hammer Pump It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pump It Up
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
8
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55
Johnny Kemp One Thing Led To Another Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Thing Led To Another
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Ashford & Simpson I'll Be There For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be There For You
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
57
The Boys Dial My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Heart
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Stevie Wonder With Each Beat Of My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With Each Beat Of My Heart
66
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Betty Wright From Pain To Joy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
From Pain To Joy
63
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Vesta 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
79
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Tyrone Davis Flashin' Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flashin' Back
61
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Today Girl I Got My Eyes On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl I Got My Eyes On You
Gains in performance
63
Vesta Sweet, Sweet Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet, Sweet Love
38
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
64
L'Trimm Cuttie Pie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cuttie Pie
74
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Kirby Coleman Hey Ton'i Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Ton'i
67
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Howard Huntsberry Married Men Get Lonely Too Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Married Men Get Lonely Too
69
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Smooth Criminal
51
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Sir Mix-A-Lot Posse On Broadway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Posse On Broadway
59
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
70
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
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
71
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
78
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Five Star Another Weekend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Weekend
Gains in performance
73
Ray, Goodman & Brown Where Did You Get That Body...Baby? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did You Get That Body...Baby?
62
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Cash Money & Marvelous Find An Ugly Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Find An Ugly Woman
83
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Will Clayton Never Too Late Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Too Late
84
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Cherrelle Affair Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
77
Salt-N-Pepa Twist And Shout Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Twist And Shout
Gains in performance
78
Sandee Notice Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Notice Me
Gains in performance
79
Salt-N-Pepa Get Up Everybody (Get Up) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Up Everybody (Get Up)
73
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Kenny G We've Saved The Best For Last Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We've Saved The Best For Last
Gains in performance
81
Bobby Brown My Prerogative Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Prerogative
76
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Cherrelle Everything I Miss At Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything I Miss At Home
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Kid 'N Play Gittin' Funky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gittin' Funky
64
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Adeva Respect Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Respect
Gains in performance
85
Jamm You And Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And Me
Gains in performance
86
Black By Demand All Rappers Give Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Rappers Give Up
Gains in performance
87
Tracie Spencer Imagine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
88
R.J.'S Latest Arrival What Becomes Of A Broken Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Becomes Of A Broken Heart
81
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Sweet Tee On The Smooth Tip Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On The Smooth Tip
65
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
90
George Howard One Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
77
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Channel 2 In Debt To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Debt To You
71
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Inner City Featuring Kevin Saunderson Big Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Fun
Inner City Featuring Kevin Saunderson
89
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Karyn White The Way You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way You Love Me
91
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
72
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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87
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
9
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96
Ca$hflow Love Education Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Education
82
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Raze Break 4 Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Break 4 Love
90
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Thanks For My Child Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanks For My Child
92
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Luther Vandross Any Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
88
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Teddy Pendergrass Love Is The Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is The Power
75
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
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