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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2
Anita Baker Just Because Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Because
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
3
Al Jarreau So Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Good
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
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4
Tone-Loc Wild Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild Thing
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
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5
Paula Abdul Straight Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Up
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
6
Guy Teddy's Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teddy's Jam
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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7
Cameo Skin I'm In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Skin I'm In
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
8
Milli Vanilli Girl You Know It's True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl You Know It's True
18
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
9
LeVert Feat. Heavy D Just Coolin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Coolin'
LeVert Feat. Heavy D
17
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
10
Midnight Star Snake In The Grass Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Snake In The Grass
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
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11
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson) This Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time
Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
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14
LAST WEEK
12
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14
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13
Surface Closer Than Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Friends
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
14
The Gap Band I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
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15
Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock Get On The Dance Floor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get On The Dance Floor
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
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16
Slick Rick Teenage Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teenage Love
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
11
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17
Luther Vandross She Won't Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Won't Talk To Me
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
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18
The Boys Lucky Charm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lucky Charm
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
19
Troop Still In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still In Love
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
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20
Freddie Jackson You And I Got A Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And I Got A Thang
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
21
Donna Allen Joy And Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Joy And Pain
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
22
Sweet Obsession Being In Love Ain't Easy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Being In Love Ain't Easy
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
23
Jonathan Butler More Than Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More Than Friends
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
24
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Me, Myself And I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Me, Myself And I
33
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
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25
Karyn White Superwoman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superwoman
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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26
New Edition Can You Stand The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stand The Rain
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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27
Barkays Struck By You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Struck By You
Barkays
32
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
28
Today Girl I Got My Eyes On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girl I Got My Eyes On You
39
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
29
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
37
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
38
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
31
Aleese Simmons I Want To Be Your Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want To Be Your Lover
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
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32
Marcus Lewis The Club Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
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33
Ashford & Simpson I'll Be There For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be There For You
42
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
34
George Benson Twice The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Twice The Love
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
12
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35
Vesta 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
41
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
36
Stevie Wonder With Each Beat Of My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With Each Beat Of My Heart
44
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
37
Cherrelle Affair Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
47
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
38
Kenny G We've Saved The Best For Last Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We've Saved The Best For Last
50
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
39
El DeBarge Real Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Real Love
51
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
40
Five Star Another Weekend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Weekend
49
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
41
Betty Wright From Pain To Joy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
From Pain To Joy
46
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
6
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42
Cash Money & Marvelous Find An Ugly Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Find An Ugly Woman
52
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
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44
Eazy-E We Want Eazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Want Eazy
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
10
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45
Salt-N-Pepa Twist And Shout Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Twist And Shout
53
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
46
Sade Turn My Back On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn My Back On You
28
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
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47
Z'Looke Can U Read My Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can U Read My Lips
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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48
Tony Toni Tone Baby Doll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
34
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
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49
Christopher Max More Than Physical Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
More Than Physical
55
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Gerald Alston Take Me Where You Want To Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Where You Want To
40
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Tracie Spencer Imagine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
61
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Radiant Something's Got A Hold On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something's Got A Hold On Me
57
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Samantha Fox I Wanna Have Some Fun Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Have Some Fun
45
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Karyn White Love Saw It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Saw It
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
55
Ten City That's The Way Love Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's The Way Love Is
58
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Alyson Williams Sleep Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
67
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Will Clayton Never Too Late Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Too Late
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
58
L'Trimm Cuttie Pie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cuttie Pie
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
6
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59
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
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60
Loose Ends Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
63
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Al B. Sure! Killing Me Softly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Killing Me Softly
29
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Evelyn "Champagne" King Kisses Don't Lie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kisses Don't Lie
31
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
63
New Kids On The Block You Got It (The Right Stuff) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Got It (The Right Stuff)
48
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Lateasha Move On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Move On You
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Kid 'N Play Rollin' With Kid 'N Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rollin' With Kid 'N Play
82
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Jeffrey Osborne All Because Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Because Of You
75
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Sandee Notice Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Notice Me
62
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Jamm You And Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You And Me
70
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Information Society Walking Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
74
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Dino 24/7 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
24/7
Gains in performance
71
Lia True Obsession Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
True Obsession
89
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Z'Looke Lovesick Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lovesick
Gains in performance
73
Sheena Easton The Lover In Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lover In Me
72
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Big Daddy Kane I'll Take You There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Take You There
76
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Johnny Kemp Birthday Suit (From "Sing") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Birthday Suit (From "Sing")
Gains in performance
76
Ice-T High Rollers Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
High Rollers
Gains in performance
77
Skyy Start Of A Romance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Start Of A Romance
Gains in performance
78
Chaka Khan It's My Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's My Party
60
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Craig T. Cooper Love Dues Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
83
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Rene Moore Never Say Goodbye To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Say Goodbye To Love
Gains in performance
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Kirby Coleman Hey Ton'i Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hey Ton'i
69
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
83
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
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Today Him Or Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Him Or Me
73
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Boy George Don't Take My Mind On A Trip Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Take My Mind On A Trip
Gains in performance
86
Grady Harrell Sticks And Stones Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sticks And Stones
Gains in performance
87
Black By Demand All Rappers Give Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Rappers Give Up
81
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
88
M.C. Hammer Pump It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pump It Up
71
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Def Jef Give It Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give It Here
Gains in performance
90
The Boys Dial My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dial My Heart
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Robbie Nevil Back On Holiday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back On Holiday
78
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Starpoint Tough Act To Follow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tough Act To Follow
Gains in performance
93
Georgio I Don't Want 2 Be Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want 2 Be Alone
65
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Candy I Want More Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want More Of You
92
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Adeva Respect Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Respect
94
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
96
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)
68
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Sir Mix-A-Lot Posse On Broadway Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Posse On Broadway
84
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Jocelyn Brown R-U-Lonely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
R-U-Lonely
88
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Ray, Goodman & Brown Where Did You Get That Body...Baby? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did You Get That Body...Baby?
86
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
100
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
77
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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