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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
So You Like What You See
Play
2
Keith Sweat Merry Go Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Merry Go Round
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Mariah Carey Love Takes Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Takes Time
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
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)?
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Caron Wheeler Livin' In The Light Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' In The Light
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Vanilla Ice Ice Ice Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ice Ice Baby
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Al B. Sure! Missunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missunderstanding
17
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Gerald Alston Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Motion
15
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Janet Jackson Black Cat Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Cat
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Teena Marie Here's Looking At You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here's Looking At You
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Candyman Knockin' Boots Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knockin' Boots
19
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Pebbles Giving You The Benefit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You The Benefit
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Troop That's My Attitude Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's My Attitude
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Cynda Williams Harlem Blues Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Harlem Blues
20
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
LL Cool J The Boomin' System Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Boomin' System
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Maxi Priest Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close To You
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Johnny Gill Fairweather Friend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairweather Friend
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Today I Got The Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feeling
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Hi-Five I Just Can't Handle It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Can't Handle It
24
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Anita Baker Soul Inspiration Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul Inspiration
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
The Whispers My Heart Your Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Your Heart
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Baby Tonight
36
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
24
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")
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Tevin Campbell Round And Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Round And Round
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rope A Dope Style
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Jasmine Guy Try Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Tracie Spencer Save Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save Your Love
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Special Ed The Mission Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Mission
34
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Bernadette Cooper I Look Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Take 6 I L-O-V-E U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I L-O-V-E U
37
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Guy I Wanna Get With U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Get With U
39
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Tony Toni Tone It Never Rains (In Southern California) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Never Rains (In Southern California)
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Ralph Tresvant Sensitivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sensitivity
51
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
35
Basic Black Nothing But A Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing But A Party
41
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Snap! Ooops Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ooops Up
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
37
E.U. I Confess Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Confess
43
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Freddie Jackson Love Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down
48
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Surface The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The First Time
47
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Geoff McBride No Sweeter Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Sweeter Love
44
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Special Generation Love Me Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Just For Me
50
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Terry Steele Prisoner Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Prisoner Of Love
46
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
43
After 7 My Only Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Only Woman
49
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
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
23
LAST WEEK
15
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
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Too $hort The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Ghetto
65
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Lalah Hathaway Heaven Knows Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heaven Knows
28
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Black Box Everybody Everybody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everybody Everybody
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
49
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
54
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Carl Anderson My Love Will Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Love Will
61
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Stevie Wonder Keep Our Love Alive Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Our Love Alive
66
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
The Boys Thing Called Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thing Called Love
63
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
N.W.A 100 Miles And Runnin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
100 Miles And Runnin'
59
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Grady Harrell Don't Turn Your Back On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Turn Your Back On Me
62
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Jeff Redd What Goes Around, Comes Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Goes Around, Comes Around
64
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
James Ingram I Don't Have The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Have The Heart
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
58
The Time Chocolate Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chocolate
67
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Tony Toni Tone Feels Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Good
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
68
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Oleta Adams Rhythm Of Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rhythm Of Life
32
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Lisa Stansfield This Is The Right Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is The Right Time
33
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Prince New Power Generation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Power Generation
Gains in performance
64
Barbara Weathers Our Love Will Last Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Our Love Will Last Forever
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew Mama Juanita Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mama Juanita
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew
73
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
En Vogue Lies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Najee Cruise Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cruise Control
85
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Kiara You're Right About That Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Right About That
38
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Deee-Lite Groove Is In The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Is In The Heart
83
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Angela Winbush Please Bring Your Love Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Please Bring Your Love Back
75
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
71
The Winans When You Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Cry
87
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Father M.C. I'll Do 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do 4 U
Gains in performance
73
Phalon Dance Floor Of Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance Floor Of Life
58
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Homework Special Kind Of Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special Kind Of Lady
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Loose Ends Don't Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be A Fool
Gains in performance
76
Tashan Think About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Think About You
89
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Poor Righteous Teachers Holy Intellect Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
91
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Boogie Down Productions Love's Gonna Get'cha (Material Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Gonna Get'cha (Material Love)
55
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Milira Go Outside In The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go Outside In The Rain
76
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Monie Love Monie In The Middle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Monie In The Middle
Gains in performance
81
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tom's Diner
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
Gains in performance
82
Kool Skool You Can't Buy My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Buy My Love
82
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
83
The Jets Special Kinda Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special Kinda Love
93
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Miki Howard Come Home To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Home To Me
70
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Thelma Houston Out Of My Hands Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Out Of My Hands
Gains in performance
86
En Vogue You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
Gains in performance
87
Ten City Whatever Makes You Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever Makes You Happy
Gains in performance
88
One Cause One Effect Up With Hope, Down With Dope Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Up With Hope, Down With Dope
78
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
72
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
90
The Boys Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
56
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
91
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
77
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Glenn Jones Can We Try Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can We Try Again
81
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
93
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
80
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
94
The Black Flames Dance With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance With Me
57
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Johnny Gill My, My, My Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My, My, My
84
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Midnight Star Luv-U-Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
71
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Kool G Rap & D.J. Polo Streets Of New York Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Streets Of New York
94
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Prince Thieves In The Temple Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thieves In The Temple
69
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
99
A Tribe Called Quest Bonita Applebum Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bonita Applebum
86
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
100
The Braxtons The Good Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Good Life
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
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