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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Johnny Gill Fairweather Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairweather Friend
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
3
Lalah Hathaway Heaven Knows Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven Knows
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Maxi Priest Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close To You
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
5
Black Box Everybody Everybody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everybody Everybody
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Samuelle So You Like What You See Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So You Like What You See
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
LL Cool J The Boomin' System Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Boomin' System
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Keith Sweat Merry Go Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Merry Go Round
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
9
Oleta Adams Rhythm Of Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of Life
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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10
Kiara You're Right About That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Right About That
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Tracie Spencer Save Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save Your Love
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Vanilla Ice Ice Ice Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ice Ice Baby
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Lisa Stansfield This Is The Right Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is The Right Time
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Prince Thieves In The Temple Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thieves In The Temple
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Quincy Jones Featuring Siedah Garrett I Don't Go For That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Go For That
Quincy Jones Featuring Siedah Garrett
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Bell Biv DeVoe B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)?
27
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Mariah Carey Love Takes Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Takes Time
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Janet Jackson Black Cat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Cat
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Snap! Ooops Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ooops Up
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Caron Wheeler Livin' In The Light Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' In The Light
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
21
Teena Marie Here's Looking At You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here's Looking At You
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Troop That's My Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's My Attitude
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
The Boys Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Howard Hewett If I Could Only Have That Day Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Could Only Have That Day Back
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Gerald Alston Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Motion
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
33
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Mac Band Someone To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone To Love
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Candyman Knockin' Boots Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knockin' Boots
35
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Al B. Sure! Missunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missunderstanding
38
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
En Vogue Lies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Today I Got The Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feeling
39
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Cynda Williams Harlem Blues Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Harlem Blues
41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Tony Toni Tone Feels Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Good
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Anita Baker Soul Inspiration Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul Inspiration
43
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Brenda Russell Stop Running Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop Running Away
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Hi-Five I Just Can't Handle It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Can't Handle It
48
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
The Black Flames Dance With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance With Me
44
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Cameo Close Quarters Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close Quarters
40
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Listen Up Listen Up (From "Listen Up - The Lives Of Quincy Jones") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Listen Up (From "Listen Up - The Lives Of Quincy Jones")
57
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Jasmine Guy Try Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
70
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Bernadette Cooper I Look Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
58
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
The Whispers My Heart Your Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Your Heart
65
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Special Ed The Mission Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Mission
61
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Soul II Soul People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
53
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Sydney Youngblood I'd Rather Go Blind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Go Blind
60
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Boogie Down Productions Love's Gonna Get'cha (Material Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Gonna Get'cha (Material Love)
59
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Glenn Jones Can We Try Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can We Try Again
54
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
48
The Winans A Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Friend
32
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rope A Dope Style
71
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Najee I'll Be Good To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be Good To You
29
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Tevin Campbell Round And Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Round And Round
85
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
52
Take 6 I L-O-V-E U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I L-O-V-E U
69
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Miki Howard Come Home To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Home To Me
63
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Father M.C. Treat Them Like They Want To Be Treated Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat Them Like They Want To Be Treated
36
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Body Touch Me Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Touch Me Up
30
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
56
A Tribe Called Quest Bonita Applebum Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bonita Applebum
62
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
57
The Family Stand In Summer I Fall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Summer I Fall
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Midnight Star Luv-U-Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
64
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Basic Black Nothing But A Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing But A Party
72
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
61
LaQuan Now's The B Turn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Now's The B Turn
49
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
62
No Face Half Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Phalon Dance Floor Of Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance Floor Of Life
74
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
James Ingram I Don't Have The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Have The Heart
73
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Michel'le Keep Watchin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Watchin'
68
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Geoff McBride No Sweeter Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Sweeter Love
76
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
The Whispers Innocent Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
37
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
68
E.U. I Confess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Confess
79
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Milira Go Outside In The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go Outside In The Rain
42
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Jonathan Butler Heal Our Land Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heal Our Land
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Tony Toni Tone It Never Rains (In Southern California) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Never Rains (In Southern California)
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
72
Barbara Weathers Our Love Will Last Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Our Love Will Last Forever
81
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Mariah Carey Vision Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Vision Of Love
67
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Terry Steele Prisoner Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Prisoner Of Love
86
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Jeff Redd What Goes Around, Comes Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Goes Around, Comes Around
92
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
M.C. Hammer Have You Seen Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Have You Seen Her
46
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
77
After 7 My Only Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Only Woman
Gains in performance
78
D-Nice Call Me D-Nice Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me D-Nice
51
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Robbie Mychals Featuring Lori Fulton Do For You, Do For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do For You, Do For Me
Robbie Mychals Featuring Lori Fulton
93
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
One Cause One Effect Up With Hope, Down With Dope Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Up With Hope, Down With Dope
88
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
81
The Braxtons The Good Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Good Life
87
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Carl Anderson My Love Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Will
Gains in performance
83
Johnny Gill My, My, My Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My, My, My
78
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Eric B. & Rakim In The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Ghetto
82
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Special Generation Love Me Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Just For Me
Gains in performance
86
Janet Jackson Come Back To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Back To Me
75
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
87
N.W.A 100 Miles And Runnin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100 Miles And Runnin'
94
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Oaktown's 3.5.7 We Like It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
83
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Melba Moore Do You Really Want My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Really Want My Love
50
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Grady Harrell Don't Turn Your Back On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Turn Your Back On Me
Gains in performance
91
The Adventures Of Stevie V Dirty Cash (Money Talks) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dirty Cash (Money Talks)
95
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Kool G Rap & D.J. Polo Streets Of New York Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Streets Of New York
Gains in performance
93
Nayobe I Love The Way You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love The Way You Love Me
52
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
94
After 7 Can't Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Stop
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Basic Black She's Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Mine
89
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Force M.D.'s Are You Really Real? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Really Real?
56
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Anita Baker Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk To Me
90
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Tyler Collins Second Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Second Chance
66
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Oliver Cheatham & Jocelyn Brown Turn Out The Lights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn Out The Lights
Oliver Cheatham & Jocelyn Brown
77
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Randy Crawford Cigarette In The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cigarette In The Rain
84
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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