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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Giving You The Benefit
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Maxi Priest Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close To You
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
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3
Johnny Gill Fairweather Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairweather Friend
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9
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4
Samuelle So You Like What You See Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So You Like What You See
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PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
5
Keith Sweat Merry Go Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Merry Go Round
8
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
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LL Cool J The Boomin' System Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Boomin' System
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PEAK POSITION
10
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Tracie Spencer Save Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save Your Love
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
8
Vanilla Ice Ice Ice Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ice Ice Baby
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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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)?
16
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
10
Mariah Carey Love Takes Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Takes Time
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LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
11
Oleta Adams Rhythm Of Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of Life
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
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12
Kiara You're Right About That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Right About That
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Caron Wheeler Livin' In The Light Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' In The Light
20
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Lisa Stansfield This Is The Right Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is The Right Time
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
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15
Janet Jackson Black Cat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Cat
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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Lalah Hathaway Heaven Knows Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven Knows
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3
PEAK POSITION
14
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17
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
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Teena Marie Here's Looking At You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here's Looking At You
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
19
Snap! Ooops Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ooops Up
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PEAK POSITION
8
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PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Black Box Everybody Everybody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everybody Everybody
5
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2
PEAK POSITION
17
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
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Gerald Alston Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Motion
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Al B. Sure! Missunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missunderstanding
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
4
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Candyman Knockin' Boots Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knockin' Boots
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Today I Got The Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feeling
31
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Cynda Williams Harlem Blues Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Harlem Blues
32
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Anita Baker Soul Inspiration Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul Inspiration
34
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Hi-Five I Just Can't Handle It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Can't Handle It
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
The Boys Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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31
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")
39
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Prince Thieves In The Temple Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thieves In The Temple
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
33
The Whispers My Heart Your Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Your Heart
42
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Special Ed The Mission Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Mission
43
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Jasmine Guy Try Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
40
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rope A Dope Style
49
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Bernadette Cooper I Look Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
41
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
En Vogue Lies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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39
The Black Flames Dance With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance With Me
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Tevin Campbell Round And Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Round And Round
51
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
41
Take 6 I L-O-V-E U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I L-O-V-E U
52
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Tony Toni Tone Feels Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Good
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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43
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
24
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Brenda Russell Stop Running Away Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stop Running Away
35
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Sydney Youngblood I'd Rather Go Blind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Rather Go Blind
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Baby Tonight
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
47
Mac Band Someone To Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone To Love
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Boogie Down Productions Love's Gonna Get'cha (Material Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Gonna Get'cha (Material Love)
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Basic Black Nothing But A Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing But A Party
59
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Guy I Wanna Get With U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Get With U
Gains in performance
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