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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
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Shower Me With Your Love
Songwriter(s)
B.Jackson
Producer(s)
D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia
Gains in performance

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Surface Shower Me With Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shower Me With Your Love
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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
2
Bobby Brown On Our Own (From "Ghostbusters II") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On Our Own (From "Ghostbusters II")
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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
3
Jody Watley With Eric B. & Rakim Friends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friends
Jody Watley With Eric B. & Rakim
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Cymone, J.Watley, E.Barrier, W.Griffin
Producer(s):
A.Cymone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
4
Karyn White Secret Rendezvous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secret Rendezvous
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
5
Prince Batdance (From "Batman") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Batdance (From "Batman")
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
6
Kool Moe Dee They Want Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
They Want Money
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
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
7
LL Cool J I'm That Type Of Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm That Type Of Guy
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Smith, D.E.Simon, S.Ett
Producer(s):
LL Cool J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
8
Chuckii Booker Turned Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turned Away
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Booker, D.Spencer,Jr.
Producer(s):
C.Booker, Big Dog Prod.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
9
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)
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush
Producer(s):
A.Winbush
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
The System Midnight Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Midnight Special
13  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Frank, M.Murphy
Producer(s):
D.Frank, M.Murphy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
11
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
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Romeo
Producer(s):
Jazzie B, N.Hooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
12
Vesta Congratulations Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Congratulations
14  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Clark, G.Prim, Vesta
Producer(s):
T.Clark
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
13
David Peaston Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
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
14
Heavy D & The Boyz We Got Our Own Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Got Our Own Thang
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
9
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
15
Al Green As Long As We're Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
As Long As We're Together
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Green
Producer(s):
A.Green, P.Zeleski, E.Kelly, J.Randolph
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
16
Alyson Williams (Featuring Nikki D) My Love Is So Raw Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Is So Raw
20  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
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
17
Third World Forbidden Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forbidden Love
19  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
18
Special Ed I Got It Made Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got It Made
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Special Ed, H.Tee
Producer(s):
H.Tee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
19
The Isley Brothers Spend The Night (Ce Soir) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spend The Night (Ce Soir)
26  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush
Producer(s):
A.Winbush, Isley Brothers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
20
Babyface It's No Crime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's No Crime
29  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Solar
21
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
28  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Hammond, Warren
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
22
James Ingram It's Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Real
11  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Griffin, J.Ingram, K.Frank, B.Hankerson
Producer(s):
G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
23
Levert Gotta Get The Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Get The Money
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
24
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
31  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, G.Griffin
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
25
El DeBarge Somebody Loves You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody Loves You
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Debarge, D.Debarge
Producer(s):
E.Debarge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
26
Eric Gable Remember (The First Time) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Remember (The First Time)
30  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Coward
Producer(s):
D.Shepherd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Orpheus
27
Jonathan Butler Sarah, Sarah Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sarah, Sarah
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Butler, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
28
Dino I Like It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like It
25  Last
25  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Dino
Producer(s):
Dino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | 4th & B'Way
29
Mikki Bleu Something Real Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something Real
32  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bleu
Producer(s):
M.Bleu
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
30
New Edition N.E. Heart Break Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
N.E. Heart Break
35  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
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
31
Troy Johnson The Way It Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way It Is
36  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Johnson
Producer(s):
T.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
32
Sharon Bryant Let Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Go
37  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Duncan
Producer(s):
D.Duncan, S.Bryant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Wing
33
Public Enemy Fight The Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fight The Power
42  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
34
Boy George You Found Another Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Found Another Guy
40  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Gryffin, V.Bell, Middleton
Producer(s):
G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
35
E.U. Taste Of Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Taste Of Your Love
44  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Ennis, H.Lloyd,Jr.
Producer(s):
M.Ennis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
36
Patti LaBelle If You Asked Me To (From "Licence To Kill") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Asked Me To (From "Licence To Kill")
43  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
S.Levine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Natalie Cole (Duet With Freddie Jackson) I Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Do
45  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.Wildhorn
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
38
Simply Red If You Don't Know Me By Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Don't Know Me By Now
41  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Gamble, L.A.Huff
Producer(s):
S.Levine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
39
Guy Spend The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spend The Night
46  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, G.Griffin, A.R.Hall
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
40
The Jacksons Nothin (That Compares 2 U) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothin (That Compares 2 U)
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
41
Z'Looke Gitchi U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gitchi U
48  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Carpenter, W.Cockerham, A.Zamora
Producer(s):
Z'Looke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Orpheus
42
Kool & The Gang Raindrops Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Raindrops
49  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Booker
Producer(s):
C.Booker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
43
Entouch II Hype Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
II Hype
57  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
79
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.McCaine, Free
Producer(s):
Free, McCaine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment
44
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Just Git It Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Git It Together
55  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
76
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
45
Foster/Mcelroy Gotta Be A Better Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Be A Better Way
56  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy, G.Bolton
Producer(s):
D.Foster, T.McElroy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
46
Vanessa Williams Darlin' I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Darlin' I
23  Last
10  Peak
13  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Salas, K.Harris
Producer(s):
R.Salas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Wing
47
Three Times Dope Funky Dividends Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Funky Dividends
65  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
89
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
48
Today Take It Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take It Off
34  Last
34  Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
10
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
49
Atlantic Starr My Sugar Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Sugar
63  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
82
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Howard, J.Prusan
Producer(s):
D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
50
Boogie Down Productions Why Is That? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Is That?
66  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
66
LAST WEEK
77
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Parker
Producer(s):
KRS-1
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
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