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
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It Never Rains (In Southern California)
Gains in performance
Play
2
Freddie Jackson Love Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Ralph Tresvant Sensitivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sensitivity
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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4
Guy I Wanna Get With U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Get With U
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
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5
Surface The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The First Time
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
6
Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
7
Pebbles Love Makes Things Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes Things Happen
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Special Generation Love Me Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Just For Me
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
9
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Baby Tonight
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
10
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tom's Diner
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Tevin Campbell Round And Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Round And Round
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Too $hort The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Ghetto
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Janet Jackson Love Will Never Do (Without You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Never Do (Without You)
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
En Vogue You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
The Boys Thing Called Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thing Called Love
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Teena Marie If I Were A Bell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Were A Bell
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
LL Cool J Around The Way Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Around The Way Girl
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Loose Ends Don't Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be A Fool
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Father M.C. I'll Do 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do 4 U
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
C+C Music Factory Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
The Whispers My Heart Your Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Your Heart
21
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Big Daddy Kane Cause I Can Do It Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cause I Can Do It Right
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Keith Sweat I'll Give All My Love To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Give All My Love To You
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Marvin Gaye My Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Last Chance
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Stevie Wonder Keep Our Love Alive Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Our Love Alive
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Lalah Hathaway Baby Don't Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Cry
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Monie Love Monie In The Middle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Monie In The Middle
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Michel'le Something In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In My Heart
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Oleta Adams Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Here
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Run-D.M.C. What's It All About Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's It All About
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Black Box I Don't Know Anybody Else Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Know Anybody Else
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Deee-Lite Groove Is In The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Is In The Heart
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Dino Gentle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gentle
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rope A Dope Style
35
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
36
The Rude Boys Written All Over Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Written All Over Your Face
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Tony Terry Head Over Heels Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Head Over Heels
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Force M.D.'s Somebody's Crying Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Crying
38
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Kipper Jones Poor Elaine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Poor Elaine
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Bell Biv DeVoe When Will I See You Smile Again? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Will I See You Smile Again?
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Teddy Pendergrass Make It With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It With You
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Soul II Soul Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Gerald Alston Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Motion
43
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Hi-Five I Just Can't Handle It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Can't Handle It
44
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Joey B. Ellis & Tynetta Hare Go For It! (Heart & Fire) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go For It! (Heart & Fire)
Joey B. Ellis & Tynetta Hare
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Anita Baker Fairy Tales Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairy Tales
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
47
Mariah Carey Love Takes Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Takes Time
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Kiara Every Little Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Every Little Thing
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Tracie Spencer This House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This House
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Love & Laughter I Surrender Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Surrender
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
The Winans When You Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Cry
51
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Caron Wheeler UK Blak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Sybil Make It Easy On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Easy On Me
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Al B. Sure! Missunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missunderstanding
54
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Madonna Justify My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Justify My Love
55
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Maxi Priest Just A Little Bit Longer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just A Little Bit Longer
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Candyman Knockin' Boots Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knockin' Boots
57
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Whitney Houston All The Man That I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Man That I Need
58
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
59
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)?
59
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Quincy Jones Feat. S. Garrett & C. Khan The Places You Find Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Places You Find Love
Quincy Jones Feat. S. Garrett & C. Khan
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Jasmine Guy Try Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
61
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Vanilla Ice Play That Funky Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Play That Funky Music
62
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Samuelle Black Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Paradise
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Prince New Power Generation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Power Generation
64
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Levert All Season Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Season
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
The Chimes True Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
True Love
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Mac Band Love U 2 The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love U 2 The Limit
67
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Gerald Albright My, My, My Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Lorenzo Smith Let Me Show You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Show You
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Najee Cruise Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cruise Control
71
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Take 6 I L-O-V-E U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I L-O-V-E U
72
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Tre Let Me Feel Your Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Feel Your Body
73
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
74
The Afros Kickin' Afrolistics Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kickin' Afrolistics
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Mavis Staples Melody Cool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melody Cool
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Snap! Mary Had A Little Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Had A Little Boy
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Whistle & The Kreation Featuring Najee Do You Care Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Care
Whistle & The Kreation Featuring Najee
78
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Ten City Whatever Makes You Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever Makes You Happy
79
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Michael Franks Speak To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Speak To Me
80
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Howard Hewett I Can't Tell You Why Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Tell You Why
81
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Geoff McBride No Sweeter Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Sweeter Love
82
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Marion Meadows The Real Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Thing
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Candyman Melt In Your Mouth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melt In Your Mouth
84
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Trinere I Wanted You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanted You
85
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Vanilla Ice Ice Ice Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ice Ice Baby
86
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Samuelle So You Like What You See Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So You Like What You See
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Sir Mix-A-Lot I Got Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got Game
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Jonathan Butler Sing Me Your Love Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sing Me Your Love Song
89
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Today I Got The Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feeling
90
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew Mama Juanita Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mama Juanita
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew
91
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
92
James Ingram I Don't Have The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Have The Heart
92
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Dana Dane A Little Bit of Dane Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Little Bit of Dane Tonight
93
LAST WEEK
93
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
Anita Baker Soul Inspiration Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul Inspiration
94
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Maxi Priest Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close To You
95
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Basic Black Nothing But A Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nothing But A Party
96
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Cathy Dennis Just Another Dream Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Dream
97
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Kim Waters & Isaac Hayes Just Be My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Be My Lady
Kim Waters & Isaac Hayes
98
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Caron Wheeler Livin' In The Light Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Livin' In The Light
99
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Howard Hewett Let Me Show You How To Fall In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Show You How To Fall In Love
100
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
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