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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
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Tomorrow (A Better You, Better Me)
Quincy Jones With Tevin Campbell
Songwriter(s)
G.Johnson, L.Johnson, S.Garrett
Producer(s)
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | Qwest
Gains in performance

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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
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Johnson, L.Johnson, S.Garrett
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
2
Tony Toni Tone The Blues Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Blues
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Wiggins, R.Wiggins
Producer(s):
Tony Toni Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polydor | Wing
3
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")
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Z.Aquart, G.Griffin
Producer(s):
G.Griffin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
4
M.C. Hammer U Can't Touch This Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Can't Touch This
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
James, Miller, K.Burrell
Producer(s):
M.C. Hammer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
5
The Winans It's Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Time
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Winans, C.Winans, B.Bell, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley, B.Bell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
6
Jane Child Don't Wanna Fall In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Fall In Love
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Child
Producer(s):
J.Child
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
7
Klymaxx Good Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Love
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Benford, R.Spearman
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
8
Troop All I Do Is Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Do Is Think Of You
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Lovesmith, B.Holland
Producer(s):
C.Booker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
9
The Family Stand Ghetto Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ghetto Heaven
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Lord, V.J.Smith, S.St.Victor
Producer(s):
V.J.Smith, P.Lord
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
10
En Vogue Hold On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold On
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster, En Vogue
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
11
The Jamaica Boys Shake It Up! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake It Up!
11  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Miller, B.Wright, L.White
Producer(s):
M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
12
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)
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Starr
Producer(s):
M.Starr
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
13
Michel'le Nicety Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nicety
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Michel'le, A.Young
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Ruthless
14
Lisa Stansfield You Can't Deny It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Deny It
20  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
15
Melba Moore & Friends Lift Every Voice And Sing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lift Every Voice And Sing
Melba Moore & Friends
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.W.Johnson, J.R.Johnson
Producer(s):
B.Winans
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
16
Michael Cooper My Baby's House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Baby's House
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Cooper, T.Shockency
Producer(s):
M.Cooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
17
Madonna Vogue Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Vogue
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Ciccone, S.Pettibone
Producer(s):
Madonna, S.Pettibone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
18
Snap! The Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Power
24  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Benites, J.Garrett III, Butler, Toni C.
Producer(s):
Snap!
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
19
Something Special I Wonder Who She's Loving Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wonder Who She's Loving
25  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Scott, D.Knyght
Producer(s):
B.Eli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
20
Miki Howard Until You Come Back To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Until You Come Back To Me
29  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris, C.Paul, M.Broadnay
Producer(s):
J.Nettlesbey, T.Coffey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
21
Milira Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
26  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Gaye
Producer(s):
D.D.Bowden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Apollo Theatre
22
Glenn Jones Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay
27  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Khozouri, M.Stevens
Producer(s):
B.Khozouri, M.Stevens
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
23
Janet Jackson Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Alright
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
24
Johnny Gill My, My, My Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My, My, My
38  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
25
Ruby Turner Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paradise
22  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Holland, J.Skinner, R.Turner
Producer(s):
L.Holland, J.skinner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
26
Earth, Wind & Fire For The Love Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For The Love Of You
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.White, R.Brookins, S.Mills, Hammer
Producer(s):
M.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
27
Keith Sweat Make You Sweat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make You Sweat
47  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, T.Gatling, B.Wooten
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment
28
Partners In Kryme Turtle Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turtle Power
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Alpern, R.Usher,Jr.
Producer(s):
Partners In Kryme
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
29
Regina Belle This Is Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is Love
33  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Butler
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
30
Public Enemy 911 Is A Joke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
911 Is A Joke
17  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Brayton, K.Shocklee, E.Sadler
Producer(s):
The Bomb Squad
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
31
The Gap Band We Can Make It Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Can Make It Alright
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Vannelli, R.Wilson, Wilson
Producer(s):
R.Wilson, C.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
32
Newkirk Sweat You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweat You
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Newkirk
Producer(s):
D.Newkirk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | OBR
33
Johnny Gill Rub You The Right Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rub You The Right Way
18  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
34
The Black Flames Watching You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Watching You
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Adams, Turner, Webster, Washington, Arrington
Producer(s):
Daddy-O, Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | OBR
35
Jermaine Jackson I'd Like To Get To Know You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Like To Get To Know You
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Jackson
Producer(s):
Kashif
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
36
Randy Crawford I Don't Feel Much Like Crying Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Feel Much Like Crying
41  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
R.Millar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
37
Meli'sa Morgan Can You Give Me What I Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Give Me What I Want
45  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Z.Giles, M.Morgan
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
38
Midnight Star Do It (One More Time) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It (One More Time)
44  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Simmons, B.Lovelace, M.Gentry, B.Lipscomb, King C
Producer(s):
Midnight Star
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Solar
39
After 7 Can't Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stop
54  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
40
Dianne Reeves Come In Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come In
43  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Reeves, B.Childs, D.Louie
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
41
Cameo I Want It Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want It Now
53  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.E.Blackmon, B.Allen, R.Smith
Producer(s):
L.Blackmon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Atlanta Artists
42
Jeff Redd Love High Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love High
52  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Allen
Producer(s):
T.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
43
Bell Biv DeVoe Poison Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Poison
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Straite
Producer(s):
Dr. Freeze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
44
Angela Winbush (Duet With Ronald Isley) Lay Your Troubles Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lay Your Troubles Down
Angela Winbush (Duet With Ronald Isley)
63  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush
Producer(s):
A.Winbush
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
45
Alyson Williams Not On The Outside Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Not On The Outside
60  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Robinson, L.Roberts
Producer(s):
V.Bell, R.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | OBR
46
Soul II Soul A Dreams A Dream Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Dreams A Dream
73  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
73
LAST WEEK
89
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Jazzie B, S.Law
Producer(s):
Jazzie B, N.Hooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
47
The Chimes I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
51  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Evans, P.Hewson, A.Clayton, L.Mullen
Producer(s):
The Chimes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
48
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")
40  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Producer(s):
N.Ashford, V.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Orpheus
49
Stacye And Kimiko Wait For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wait For Me
55  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Loren
Producer(s):
B.Loren
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
50
The Pointer Sisters Friends' Advice (Don't Take It) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Friends' Advice (Don't Take It)
64  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
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