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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14
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The First Time
Gains in performance
Play
2
Pebbles Love Makes Things Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes Things Happen
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
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4
Janet Jackson Love Will Never Do (Without You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Never Do (Without You)
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Freddie Jackson Love Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Tony Toni Tone It Never Rains (In Southern California) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Never Rains (In Southern California)
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
7
En Vogue You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
LL Cool J Around The Way Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Around The Way Girl
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
9
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)
15
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
10
Loose Ends Don't Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be A Fool
14
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Teena Marie If I Were A Bell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Were A Bell
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
12
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
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Father M.C. I'll Do 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do 4 U
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
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15
Michel'le Something In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In My Heart
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
16
Special Generation Love Me Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Just For Me
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
17
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tom's Diner
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Ralph Tresvant Sensitivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sensitivity
7
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1
PEAK POSITION
13
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19
Marvin Gaye My Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Last Chance
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Oleta Adams Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Here
25
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Lalah Hathaway Baby Don't Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Cry
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Bell Biv DeVoe When Will I See You Smile Again? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Will I See You Smile Again?
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
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23
Black Box I Don't Know Anybody Else Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Know Anybody Else
26
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23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
The Boys Thing Called Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thing Called Love
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
25
The Rude Boys Written All Over Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Written All Over Your Face
30
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Run-D.M.C. What's It All About Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's It All About
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Whitney Houston All The Man That I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Man That I Need
38
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Guy I Wanna Get With U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Get With U
8
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4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Tony Terry Head Over Heels Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Head Over Heels
33
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Teddy Pendergrass Make It With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It With You
34
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Dino Gentle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gentle
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Big Daddy Kane Cause I Can Do It Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cause I Can Do It Right
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Soul II Soul Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
35
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Levert All Season Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Season
47
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
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
37
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Tracie Spencer This House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This House
40
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Anita Baker Fairy Tales Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairy Tales
39
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Monie Love Monie In The Middle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Monie In The Middle
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Vanilla Ice Play That Funky Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Play That Funky Music
48
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Love & Laughter I Surrender Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Surrender
41
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Too $hort The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Ghetto
20
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12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Madonna Justify My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Justify My Love
46
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Maxi Priest Just A Little Bit Longer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just A Little Bit Longer
45
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Caron Wheeler UK Blak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
49
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
45
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
52
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Force M.D.'s Somebody's Crying Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Crying
36
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34
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Samuelle Black Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Paradise
53
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
The O'Jays Don't Let Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Let Me Down
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
49
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Baby Tonight
32
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Mariah Carey Someday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
83
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50
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
51
Howard Hewett I Can't Tell You Why Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Tell You Why
57
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Mac Band Love U 2 The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love U 2 The Limit
56
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Kiara Every Little Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Every Little Thing
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Mavis Staples Melody Cool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melody Cool
59
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Gerald Albright My, My, My Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
60
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Hi-Five I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
Gains in performance
57
Candyman Melt In Your Mouth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melt In Your Mouth
68
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Snap! Mary Had A Little Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Had A Little Boy
63
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Dana Dane A Little Bit of Dane Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Little Bit of Dane Tonight
62
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Tevin Campbell Round And Round Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Round And Round
42
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
61
The Afros Kickin' Afrolistics Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kickin' Afrolistics
58
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
62
The Whispers My Heart Your Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Your Heart
50
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Sybil Make It Easy On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Easy On Me
54
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Tara Kemp Hold You Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold You Tight
Gains in performance
65
Marion Meadows The Real Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Thing
71
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Mariah Carey Love Takes Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Takes Time
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Lorenzo Smith Let Me Show You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Show You
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Deee-Lite Groove Is In The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Is In The Heart
51
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
79
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Dorian Thrill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thrill
81
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Whistle & The Kreation Featuring Najee Do You Care Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Care
Whistle & The Kreation Featuring Najee
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Stevie Wonder Keep Our Love Alive Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep Our Love Alive
43
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Barbara Weathers My Only Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Only Love
82
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
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)?
72
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Michael Franks Speak To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Speak To Me
73
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
77
The Chimes True Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
True Love
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Jasmine Guy Another Like My Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Like My Lover
Gains in performance
79
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rope A Dope Style
66
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Gerald Alston Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Motion
61
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
81
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
84
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Hi-Five I Just Can't Handle It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Just Can't Handle It
76
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
83
M.C. Hammer Here Comes The Hammer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Comes The Hammer
Gains in performance
84
Chubb Rock Treat 'Em Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat 'Em Right
87
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
85
James Ingram I Don't Have The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Have The Heart
95
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Salim & The Team Gotta Make Up Your Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Make Up Your Mind
Gains in performance
87
Kipper Jones Poor Elaine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Poor Elaine
67
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
88
The Black Flames Let Me Show You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Show You
Gains in performance
89
One Cause One Effect (Featuring B Angie B) Midnite Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Midnite Lover
One Cause One Effect (Featuring B Angie B)
Gains in performance
90
Poison Clan Dance All Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance All Night
Gains in performance
91
Tre Let Me Feel Your Body Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Feel Your Body
78
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Maxi Priest Close To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Close To You
92
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Najee Cruise Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cruise Control
86
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
90
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Al B. Sure! Missunderstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missunderstanding
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Ten City Whatever Makes You Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever Makes You Happy
85
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Candyman Knockin' Boots Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knockin' Boots
74
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
98
The Winans When You Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Cry
75
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Trinere I Wanted You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanted You
89
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Jasmine Guy Try Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
77
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
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