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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Anita Baker Just Because Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Because
7
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10
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Gains in performance
3
Al Jarreau So Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Good
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15
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4
Tone-Loc Wild Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wild Thing
3
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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
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5
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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
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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
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PEAK POSITION
15
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14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
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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
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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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART
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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
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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
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