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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Ready Or Not
Play
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Regina Belle What Goes Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Goes Around
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Howard Hewett Show Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Freddie Jackson All Over You (From "Def By Temptation") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Over You (From "Def By Temptation")
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Johnny Gill Rub You The Right Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rub You The Right Way
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Digital Underground The Humpty Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Humpty Dance
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Tyler Collins Girls Nite Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls Nite Out
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Troop Spread My Wings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spread My Wings
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Soul II Soul Get A Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get A Life
18
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
En Vogue Hold On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold On
19
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Angela Winbush No More Tears Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No More Tears
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Babyface Whip Appeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whip Appeal
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Good Girls Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Smokey Robinson Everything You Touch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything You Touch
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Janet Jackson Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Body Footsteps In The Dark Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Footsteps In The Dark
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Whistle Always And Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always And Forever
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
The Temptations Soul To Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul To Soul
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Randy & The Gypsys Love You Honey Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You Honey
Randy & The Gypsys
23
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Grover Washington, Jr. Featuring Phyllis Hyman Sacred Kind Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sacred Kind Of Love
Grover Washington, Jr. Featuring Phyllis Hyman
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
22
By All Means Do You Remember Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Remember
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Michael Cooper My Baby's House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Baby's House
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Lisa Stansfield All Around The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Around The World
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Today Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Get Funky On Me (From "House Party")
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
The Winans It's Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Time
35
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Kid 'N Play Fun House (From "House Party") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fun House (From "House Party")
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Barry White I Wanna Do It Good To Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Do It Good To Ya
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)
Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell
38
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Rob Base Get Up And Have A Good Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Up And Have A Good Time
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Tony Toni Tone The Blues Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
45
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Starpoint I Want You -- You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You -- You Want Me
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Kashif Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got)
41
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Dianne Reeves Never Too Far Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Too Far
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Tashan Black Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Man
40
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
36
The Jamaica Boys Shake It Up! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake It Up!
46
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Sybil (With Salt-N-Pepa) Crazy 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Crazy 4 U
Sybil (With Salt-N-Pepa)
44
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Lenny Williams Here's A Ticket Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here's A Ticket
42
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Melba Moore & Friends Lift Every Voice And Sing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lift Every Voice And Sing
Melba Moore & Friends
47
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Public Enemy 911 Is A Joke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
911 Is A Joke
55
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Phalon Rising To The Top Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rising To The Top
50
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Juicy Gotcha Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Juicy Gotcha Crazy
52
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
M.C. Hammer U Can't Touch This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Can't Touch This
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
44
Grayson Hugh & Betty Wright How 'Bout Us (From "True Love") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How 'Bout Us (From "True Love")
Grayson Hugh & Betty Wright
53
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Def Con 4 Say U Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Say U Love Me
49
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Quincy Jones The Secret Garden Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Secret Garden
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
47
The Gap Band Addicted To Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addicted To Your Love
15
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Calloway Sir Lancelot Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sir Lancelot
56
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Shades Of Lace Why It Gotta Be Like That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why It Gotta Be Like That
51
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Jane Child Don't Wanna Fall In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Fall In Love
68
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
LL Cool J Jingling Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jingling Baby
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Young M.C. I Come Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Come Off
54
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Miki Howard Love Under New Management Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Under New Management
39
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
54
The Family Stand Ghetto Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ghetto Heaven
61
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
The O'Jays Friend Of A Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friend Of A Friend
59
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Domino Theory Radio Driver Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Radio Driver
58
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Perfect Gentlemen Ooh La La (I Can't Get Over You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ooh La La (I Can't Get Over You)
73
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Klymaxx Good Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Love
82
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
67
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
The Newtrons My Heart Beats For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Beats For You
64
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Full Force Kiss Those Lips Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss Those Lips
62
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Ruby Turner Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paradise
69
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Salt-N-Pepa Expression Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Expression
66
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Patti LaBelle I Can't Complain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Complain
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Luther Vandross Treat You Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat You Right
43
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Mary Davis Don't Wear It Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wear It Out
31
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Stephanie Mills Comfort Of A Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Comfort Of A Man
48
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
79
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Eric Gable Hard Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hard Up
34
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Patti Austin Through The Test Of Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Through The Test Of Time
75
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Something Special I Wonder Who She's Loving Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wonder Who She's Loving
78
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Newkirk Sweat You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweat You
81
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
She Featuring Kim Waters Hello Stranger Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hello Stranger
She Featuring Kim Waters
89
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Michel'le Nicety Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
76
Randy Crawford Wrap-U-Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
57
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Paul Jackson, Jr. Make It Last Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Last Forever
Gains in performance
78
Beats International Dub Be Good To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dub Be Good To Me
80
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Milira Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
Gains in performance
80
The D.O.C. The Formula Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Formula
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Ashford & Simpson Hungry For Me Again (From "Def By Temptation") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hungry For Me Again (From "Def By Temptation")
Gains in performance
82
Tamika Patton Number One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Number One
85
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Miles Jaye Irresistible Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Irresistible
Gains in performance
84
Hi Tek 3 Featuring Ya Kid K Spin That Wheel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spin That Wheel
Hi Tek 3 Featuring Ya Kid K
Gains in performance
85
Michel'le No More Lies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No More Lies
77
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Alyson Williams I Need Your Lovin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need Your Lovin'
70
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Najee Tokyo Blue Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tokyo Blue
Gains in performance
88
Redhead Kingpin & The F.B.I. We Rock The Mic Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Rock The Mic Right
86
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Billy Davis I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You
63
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Robbie Mychals Can't Get Enuff Of U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Get Enuff Of U
60
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
92
Technotronic Get Up! (Before The Night Is Over) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Up! (Before The Night Is Over)
71
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
93
M.C. Hammer Help The Children Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Help The Children
72
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Janet Jackson Escapade Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
84
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Jody Watley Precious Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Precious Love
90
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
96
George Howard Introducing John Pagano Shower You With Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shower You With Love
George Howard Introducing John Pagano
74
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
97
De La Soul Buddy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
99
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Jeff Redd I Found Lovin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Found Lovin'
95
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Christopher Williams Promises, Promises Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Promises, Promises
98
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
100
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley One Of A Kind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One Of A Kind
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
87
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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