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HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Love Me Down
Songwriter(s)
B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner
Producer(s)
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol

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Freddie Jackson Love Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
2
Tony Toni Tone It Never Rains (In Southern California) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Never Rains (In Southern California)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Wiggins, T.Christian
Producer(s):
Tony Toni Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wing | IDJMG
3
Surface The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The First Time
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Jackson, B.Simpson
Producer(s):
Surface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Only Human
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, J.Osborne
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
5
Pebbles Love Makes Things Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes Things Happen
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
6
Janet Jackson Love Will Never Do (Without You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Never Do (Without You)
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
7
Ralph Tresvant Sensitivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sensitivity
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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:
MCA
8
Guy I Wanna Get With U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Get With U
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, A.R.Hall, A.Davidson
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Uptown | MCA
9
Special Generation Love Me Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Just For Me
Special Generation
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Hammer, Special Generation, F.C.Pilate II
Producer(s):
F.Pilate II, J.Earley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bust It | Capitol
10
En Vogue You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
11  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.W.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
11
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tom's Diner
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
10  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Vega
Producer(s):
S.Addabbo, L.Kaye
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
12
LL Cool J Around The Way Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Around The Way Girl
12  Last
12  Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Williams, J.T.Smith, R.James
Producer(s):
M.Marl
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Columbia
13
Teena Marie If I Were A Bell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Were A Bell
13  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Marie
Producer(s):
T.Marie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
14
Loose Ends Don't Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be A Fool
Loose Ends
15  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.McIntosh, T.Jacobs, K.Nicholas, S.Suleyman, P.Linton
Producer(s):
C.McIntosh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
15
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)
C+C Music Factory
17  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Clivilles, F.B.Williams
Producer(s):
R.Clivilles, D.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
16
The Boys Thing Called Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thing Called Love
The Boys
14  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Simmons, K.Roberson, LA Reid
Producer(s):
D.Simmons, K.Roberson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
17
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
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, B.Wooten
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vintertainment | EEG
18
Father M.C. I'll Do 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do 4 U
Father M.C.
18  Last
18  Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.F.Paich, C.Lynn, D.Foster, Father M.C.
Producer(s):
M.Rooney, M.Morales
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Uptown | MCA
19
Another Bad Creation Iesha Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Iesha
Another Bad Creation
20  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, M.Bivine
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
20
Too $hort The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Ghetto
16  Last
12  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Shaw, A.Eaton, D.Hathaway, L.Hutson
Producer(s):
Too Short, A.Eaton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
21
Marvin Gaye My Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Last Chance
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Gaye
Producer(s):
M.Gaye, S.Lindsey, Z.Vaz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
22
Michel'le Something In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In My Heart
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Michel'le, L.A.Dre, A.R.Young
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless | Atlantic
23
Big Daddy Kane Cause I Can Do It Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cause I Can Do It Right
22  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Big Daddy Kane
Producer(s):
Big Daddy Kane
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cold Chillin' | Reprise
24
Lalah Hathaway Baby Don't Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Cry
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush
Producer(s):
A.Winbush
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
25
Oleta Adams Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Here
26  Last
25  Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Russell
Producer(s):
R.Orzabal, D.Bascombe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fontana | IDJMG
26
Black Box I Don't Know Anybody Else Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Know Anybody Else
29  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Limoni, D.Davoli, V.Semplici
Producer(s):
Groove Groove Melody
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
27
Run-D.M.C. What's It All About Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's It All About
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Mizell, F.Inglese, J.W.Simmons, D.M.McDaniels
Producer(s):
Run-D.M.C., Jam Master Jay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
28
Monie Love Monie In The Middle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Monie In The Middle
28  Last
28  Peak
11  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed, A.Cox, D.Steele, M.Love
Producer(s):
A.Cox, Not Listed, D.Steele
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
29
Bell Biv DeVoe When Will I See You Smile Again? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Will I See You Smile Again?
32  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Gatling, A.Stewart
Producer(s):
A.Stewart, T.Gatling
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
30
The Rude Boys Written All Over Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Written All Over Your Face
The Rude Boys
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Marcus
Producer(s):
L.Marcus, J.Salamone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
31
Dino Gentle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gentle
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Mims
Producer(s):
Dino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | IDJMG
32
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Baby Tonight
23  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
33
Tony Terry Head Over Heels Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Head Over Heels
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Terry, A.Smith, B.Williams
Producer(s):
T.Currier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
34
Teddy Pendergrass Make It With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It With You
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Gates
Producer(s):
T.Pendergrass, T.Price
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
35
Soul II Soul Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
37  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Romeo, Law, Mazelle
Producer(s):
Jazzie B, Nellee Hooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
36
Force M.D.'s Somebody's Crying Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Crying
Force M.D.'s
34  Last
34  Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Hubbard,Jr.
Producer(s):
M.Moir
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Reprise
37
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
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Kelly, Earley, Ellis, Hare
Producer(s):
Hammer, J.Earley, M.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bust It | Capitol
38
Whitney Houston All The Man That I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Man That I Need
46  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Pitchford, M.Gore
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
39
Anita Baker Fairy Tales Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairy Tales
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Baker, V.Fails, M.Powell
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
40
Tracie Spencer This House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This House
44  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod, Sir Spence
Producer(s):
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
41
Love & Laughter I Surrender Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Surrender
Love & Laughter
43  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Chambers, A.Witter, F.Brown, R.Shall
Producer(s):
P.Chambers, A.Witter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SBK | EMI
42
Tevin Campbell Round And Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Round And Round
35  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Paisley Park | Warner Bros.
43
Stevie Wonder Keep Our Love Alive Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Our Love Alive
40  Last
24  Peak
12  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
44
Kiara Every Little Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Every Little Thing
Kiara
45  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.LeGassick, B.Ray
Producer(s):
J.Salamone, J.Winston, G.Charley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
45
Maxi Priest Just A Little Bit Longer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just A Little Bit Longer
47  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Tucker
Producer(s):
A.Clarke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Charisma
46
Madonna Justify My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Justify My Love
50  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Kravitz, M.Ciccone
Producer(s):
L.Kravitz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sire | Warner Bros.
47
Levert All Season Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Season
Levert
51  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
48
Vanilla Ice Play That Funky Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Play That Funky Music
49  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Van Winkle, R.Parissi
Producer(s):
Earthquake
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SBK | EMI
49
Caron Wheeler UK Blak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
UK Blak
48  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Wheeler, C.Macintosh
Producer(s):
C.Macintosh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
50
The Whispers My Heart Your Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Your Heart
41  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Taylor
Producer(s):
G.Taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
51
Deee-Lite Groove Is In The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Is In The Heart
Deee-Lite
42  Last
28  Peak
12  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Deee-Lite, H.Hancock, Q-Tip
Producer(s):
Deee-Lite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
52
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
53  Last
52  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
52
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Ballard, C.Magness, C.Semenya
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Qwest | Warner Bros.
53
Samuelle Black Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Paradise
Samuelle
54  Last
53  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
54
Sybil Make It Easy On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Easy On Me
52  Last
52  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
52
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Stock, M.Aitken, P.Waterman
Producer(s):
Stock, Aitken, Waterman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Next Plateau
55
Mariah Carey Love Takes Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Takes Time
55  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, B.Margulies
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
56
Mac Band Love U 2 The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love U 2 The Limit
Mac Band
58  Last
56  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
56
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Taylor
Producer(s):
G.Taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
57
Howard Hewett I Can't Tell You Why Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Tell You Why
59  Last
57  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
81
TWO WEEKS AGO
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Schmit, D.H.Henley, G.L.Frey
Producer(s):
H.Hewett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
58
The Afros Kickin' Afrolistics Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kickin' Afrolistics
The Afros
63  Last
58  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
58
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Mizell, D.Reeves, W.Fite, T.Hill, F.Inglese
Producer(s):
J.Mizell, D.reeves
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Columbia
59
Mavis Staples Melody Cool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melody Cool
61  Last
59  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
75
TWO WEEKS AGO
59
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Paisley Park | Warner Bros.
60
Gerald Albright My, My, My Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My, My, My
62  Last
60  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
60
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
G.Albright
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
61
Gerald Alston Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Motion
57  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Sheppard, A.Smith
Producer(s):
S.Sheppard, J.Varner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Taj | Motown
62
Dana Dane A Little Bit of Dane Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Little Bit of Dane Tonight
70  Last
62  Peak
Weeks
70
LAST WEEK
93
TWO WEEKS AGO
62
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.McCleese, G.Pickett, N.Bailey
Producer(s):
F.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
63
Snap! Mary Had A Little Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Had A Little Boy
Snap!
68  Last
63  Peak
Weeks
68
LAST WEEK
76
TWO WEEKS AGO
63
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
64
Lorenzo Smith Let Me Show You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Show You
Lorenzo Smith
65  Last
64  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
70
TWO WEEKS AGO
64
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Smith, L.Smith
Producer(s):
R.Smith, K.Anderson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Alpha Int'l
65
The Chimes True Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
True Love
The Chimes
66  Last
65  Peak
Weeks
66
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
65
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
The Chimes
Producer(s):
The Chimes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
66
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rope A Dope Style
Levert
56  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
M.Gordon, G.Levert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
67
Kipper Jones Poor Elaine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Poor Elaine
Kipper Jones
60  Last
39  Peak
10  Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Stewart, K.Jones
Producer(s):
K.Jones, R.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
68
Candyman Melt In Your Mouth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melt In Your Mouth
73  Last
68  Peak
Weeks
73
LAST WEEK
84
TWO WEEKS AGO
68
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Candyman, M.Steals, Candyland Band
Producer(s):
Candyman, Johnny "J"
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
69
Bernadette Cooper Stupid Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stupid
Bernadette Cooper
72  Last
69  Peak
Weeks
72
LAST WEEK
77
TWO WEEKS AGO
69
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Cooper, J.Wilson
Producer(s):
B.Cooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
70
Whistle & The Kreation Featuring Najee Do You Care Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Care
Whistle & The Kreation Featuring Najee
74  Last
70  Peak
Weeks
74
LAST WEEK
78
TWO WEEKS AGO
70
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Kangol
Producer(s):
Kangol
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Select
71
Marion Meadows The Real Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Thing
Marion Meadows
75  Last
71  Peak
Weeks
75
LAST WEEK
83
TWO WEEKS AGO
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Lewis, P.Carroll
Producer(s):
E.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Novus | RCA
72
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)?
67  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Hooks, Sadler, Shocklee, Durant, Stewart
Producer(s):
Shocklee, Sadler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
73
Michael Franks Speak To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Speak To Me
76  Last
73  Peak
Weeks
76
LAST WEEK
80
TWO WEEKS AGO
73
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Franks
Producer(s):
J.Lorber
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
74
Candyman Knockin' Boots Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knockin' Boots
64  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Candyman, W.Clarke, B.Wright, E.Hamilton, R.Wylie, A.Hamilton
Producer(s):
Candyman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
75
The Winans When You Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Cry
77  Last
40  Peak
12  Weeks
77
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Winans, L.Hyter
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Qwest | Warner Bros.
76
Hi-Five I Just Can't Handle It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Can't Handle It
Hi-Five
69  Last
10  Peak
19  Weeks
69
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, B.Bell
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
77
Jasmine Guy Try Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Try Me
Jasmine Guy
78  Last
14  Peak
16  Weeks
78
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
78
Tre Let Me Feel Your Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Feel Your Body
Tre
79  Last
68  Peak
Weeks
79
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
68
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Torres, M.Torres, N.Torres, S.Bonilla
Producer(s):
S.Bonilla, M.Bonilla
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
79
The Pointer Sisters Insanity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Insanity
80  Last
79  Peak
Weeks
80
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Sharron, D.Sembello
Producer(s):
M.Sharron
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
80
Al B. Sure! Missunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missunderstanding
71  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
71
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Al B.Sure!, DJ Eddie F., Nevelle
Producer(s):
DJ Eddie F., Nevelle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
81
Dorian Thrill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thrill
83  Last
81  Peak
Weeks
83
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Kennedy, R.Johnson
Producer(s):
Dorian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black Forest | Bellmark
82
Barbara Weathers My Only Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Only Love
Barbara Weathers
82  Last
82  Peak
Weeks
82
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.White, B.Meyers, S.Reynolds
Producer(s):
M.White, B.Meyers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
83
Mariah Carey Someday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someday
Last
83  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
83
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, B.Margulies
Producer(s):
R.Wake
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
84
James Ingram When Was The Last Time The Music Made You Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Was The Last Time The Music Made You Cry
87  Last
84  Peak
Weeks
87
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Ingram, K.Wakefield, D.Matkosky
Producer(s):
J.Ingram, D.Matkosky, T.Bell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
85
Ten City Whatever Makes You Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever Makes You Happy
85  Last
53  Peak
11  Weeks
85
LAST WEEK
79
TWO WEEKS AGO
53
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Stingily, B.Burke, H.Lawson
Producer(s):
Ten City, M.Jefferson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
86
Najee Cruise Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cruise Control
88  Last
44  Peak
12  Weeks
88
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Najee, A.Bugnon, A.Reynolds, P.Bell
Producer(s):
Fareed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
87
Chubb Rock Treat 'Em Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat 'Em Right
Chubb Rock
Last
87  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
87
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Simpson, H.Thompson
Producer(s):
H.Tee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Select
88
Sir Mix-A-Lot I Got Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got Game
86  Last
86  Peak
Weeks
86
LAST WEEK
88
TWO WEEKS AGO
86
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Ray
Producer(s):
Sir Mix-A-Lot
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nastymix
89
Trinere I Wanted You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanted You
Trinere
89  Last
82  Peak
Weeks
89
LAST WEEK
85
TWO WEEKS AGO
82
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Butler, J.Casimir
Producer(s):
T.Butler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pandisc
90
M.C. Hammer Pray Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pray
81  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
81
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince, Hammer
Producer(s):
Hammer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
91
Prince New Power Generation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Power Generation
84  Last
27  Peak
11  Weeks
84
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Paisley Park | Warner Bros.
92
Maxi Priest Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close To You
90  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
90
LAST WEEK
95
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Charisma
93
Cathy Dennis Just Another Dream Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Dream
93  Last
91  Peak
Weeks
93
LAST WEEK
97
TWO WEEKS AGO
91
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Dennis, D.Poku
Producer(s):
Dancin' Danny D, S.Pettibone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polydor
94
Today I Got The Feeling Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got The Feeling
92  Last
12  Peak
19  Weeks
92
LAST WEEK
90
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Dr.Freeze
Producer(s):
Dr. Freeze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
95
James Ingram I Don't Have The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Have The Heart
95  Last
53  Peak
16  Weeks
95
LAST WEEK
92
TWO WEEKS AGO
53
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Rich, J.Friedman
Producer(s):
T.Bell, J.Ingram
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
96
Vanilla Ice Ice Ice Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ice Ice Baby
96  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
96
LAST WEEK
86
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Van Winkle, Earthquake, David Bowie, B.May, F. Mercury, R.Taylor, J.Deacon
Producer(s):
Vanilla Ice
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SBK | EMI
97
Geoff McBride No Sweeter Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Sweeter Love
Geoff McBride
97  Last
20  Peak
15  Weeks
97
LAST WEEK
82
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Glenn
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
98
Samuelle So You Like What You See Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So You Like What You See
Samuelle
91  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
91
LAST WEEK
87
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster, Samuelle
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
99
Take 6 I L-O-V-E U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I L-O-V-E U
94  Last
19  Peak
16  Weeks
94
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Warren, M.Kibble
Producer(s):
M.Warren
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
100
Anita Baker Soul Inspiration Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Soul Inspiration
98  Last
16  Peak
17  Weeks
98
LAST WEEK
94
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Britten, G.Lyle
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
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