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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
2
LAST WEEK
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Keep On Movin'
Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler)
Songwriter(s)
Romeo
Producer(s)
Jazzie B, N.Hooper
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol | Virgin
Gains in performance

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Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler) Keep On Movin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep On Movin'
Soul II Soul (Featuring Caron Wheeler)
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Romeo
Producer(s):
Jazzie B, N.Hooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
2
Chuckii Booker Turned Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turned Away
Last
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10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Booker, D.Spencer,Jr.
Producer(s):
C.Booker, Big Dog Prod.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
3
Surface Shower Me With Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shower Me With Your Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Jackson
Producer(s):
D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
The Jacksons Nothin (That Compares 2 U) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothin (That Compares 2 U)
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
5
Levert Gotta Get The Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Get The Money
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
6
Peabo Bryson Show & Tell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Show & Tell
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Fuller
Producer(s):
Sir Gant, P.Bryson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
7
Karyn White Secret Rendezvous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Rendezvous
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
8
Miles Jaye Objective Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Objective
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Davis
Producer(s):
M.Jaye
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Island
9
James Ingram It's Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Real
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Griffin, J.Ingram, K.Frank, B.Hankerson
Producer(s):
G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
10
Vanessa Williams Darlin' I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Darlin' I
12  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Salas, K.Harris
Producer(s):
R.Salas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Wing
11
Jody Watley With Eric B. & Rakim Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friends
Jody Watley With Eric B. & Rakim
16  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Cymone, J.Watley, E.Barrier, W.Griffin
Producer(s):
A.Cymone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
LL Cool J I'm That Type Of Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm That Type Of Guy
18  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Smith, D.E.Simon, S.Ett
Producer(s):
LL Cool J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
13
Diana Ross Workin' Overtime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Workin' Overtime
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.G.Rodgers, Jr., C.Max
Producer(s):
N.G.Rodgers, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
14
Kool Moe Dee They Want Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
They Want Money
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.DeWese, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
M.DeWese, LaVaba, P.Harris, Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
15
The System Midnight Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Midnight Special
21  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Frank, M.Murphy
Producer(s):
D.Frank, M.Murphy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
Milli Vanilli Baby Don't Forget My Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Forget My Number
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Farian, Dalton, Nail, Reuter
Producer(s):
F.Farian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
17
Freddie Jackson Crazy (For Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazy (For Me)
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
18
Bobby Brown On Our Own (From "Ghostbusters II") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On Our Own (From "Ghostbusters II")
28  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
19
Stephanie Mills Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In The Way (You Make Me Feel)
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush
Producer(s):
A.Winbush
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
20
Vesta Congratulations Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Congratulations
23  Last
20  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Clark, G.Prim, Vesta
Producer(s):
T.Clark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
21
10db I Second That Emotion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Second That Emotion
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Robinson, Cleveland
Producer(s):
M.Dair, Shawndre Dream
Imprint/Promotion Label:
K-Tel | Crush
22
Prince Batdance (From "Batman") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Batdance (From "Batman")
34  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
23
Anita Baker Lead Me Into Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lead Me Into Love
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Lane, L.Prentiss
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
24
Heavy D & The Boyz We Got Our Own Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Got Our Own Thang
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, Heavy D, Tolbert, Theodore, S.Clark, Wellington
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
25
Al Green As Long As We're Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
As Long As We're Together
31  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Green
Producer(s):
A.Green, P.Zeleski, E.Kelly, J.Randolph
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
26
Luther Vandross For You To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For You To Love
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
27
David Peaston Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)
38  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Hawkins,Jr., D.Jones
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell, D.Jones, R.Hawkins,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Geffen
28
Third World Forbidden Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forbidden Love
37  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Daley, R.Bent, M.Cooper, G.Bolton, W.Clarke, S.Coore
Producer(s):
Third World, Daddy-O
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
29
The O'Jays Have You Had Your Love Today Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Have You Had Your Love Today
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Stubbs, D.Pearson
Producer(s):
Wet Prod., Trevel Prod.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
30
El DeBarge Somebody Loves You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody Loves You
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Debarge, D.Debarge
Producer(s):
E.Debarge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
31
Neneh Cherry Buffalo Stance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Buffalo Stance
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Cherry, McVey, Ramacon, Morgan
Producer(s):
T.Simenon, M.Saunders
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
32
Dino I Like It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like It
41  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Dino
Producer(s):
Dino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | 4th & B'Way
33
De La Soul Me Myself And I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Me Myself And I
26  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Mercer, D.J.Jolicoeur, V.Mason, P.Huston, G.Clinton, P.Wynn
Producer(s):
P.Huston
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
34
Alyson Williams (Featuring Nikki D) My Love Is So Raw Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is So Raw
42  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Bell, A.Moody, N.Strong
Producer(s):
A.Moody, V.Bell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
35
Blue Magic It's Like Magic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Like Magic
43  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.Alston
Producer(s):
V.Bell, A.Moody
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | OBR
36
Special Ed I Got It Made Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got It Made
48  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Special Ed, H.Tee
Producer(s):
H.Tee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
37
Jonathan Butler Sarah, Sarah Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sarah, Sarah
44  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Butler, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
38
Today Take It Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It Off
47  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Griffin, W.Adams, L.Singletary, L.Drakeford, L.Mccain
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
39
Christopher Mcdaniels A Woman's Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Woman's Touch
32  Last
32  Peak
11  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Redmon,Jr., M.Bynum, L.Johnson
Producer(s):
M.Bynum
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mega Jam
40
BeBe & CeCe Winans Lost Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost Without You
35  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Thomas, B.Winans
Producer(s):
K.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
41
Mikki Bleu Something Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something Real
54  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Bleu
Producer(s):
M.Bleu
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
42
Joyce "Fenderella" Irby Mr. D.J. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. D.J.
20  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, Fenderella, Doug E. Fresh
Producer(s):
Fenderella
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
43
Babyface It's No Crime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's No Crime
67  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Solar
44
The Isley Brothers Spend The Night (Ce Soir) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spend The Night (Ce Soir)
60  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
81
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush
Producer(s):
A.Winbush, Isley Brothers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
45
Eric Gable Remember (The First Time) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Remember (The First Time)
61  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Coward
Producer(s):
D.Shepherd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Orpheus
46
Teddy Riley Featuring Guy My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Fantasy (From "Do The Right Thing")
Teddy Riley Featuring Guy
65  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, G.Griffin
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
47
Angee Griffin Toby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Toby
51  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Record, B.Acklin, B.Julio
Producer(s):
L.Skyywalker, D.Manuel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Skyywalker
48
Tony Toni Tone For The Love Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For The Love Of You
27  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Foster, T.McElroy, Tony! Toni! Tone!
Producer(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Wing
49
Aretha Franklin/Whitney Houston It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Never Gonna Be
Aretha Franklin/Whitney Houston
66  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
66
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Hammond, Warren
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
50
Kwame The Man We All Know And Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Man We All Know And Love
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Heeme
Producer(s):
H.L.Bug, The Invincibles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
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