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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The First Time
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Surface The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The First Time
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1
PEAK POSITION
14
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2
Pebbles Love Makes Things Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes Things Happen
5
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2
PEAK POSITION
11
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3
Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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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)
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4
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
5
Freddie Jackson Love Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down
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13
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6
Tony Toni Tone It Never Rains (In Southern California) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Never Rains (In Southern California)
2
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PEAK POSITION
15
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7
En Vogue You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
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7
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12
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Gains in performance
8
LL Cool J Around The Way Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Around The Way Girl
12
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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)
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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
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10
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
11
Teena Marie If I Were A Bell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Were A Bell
13
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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
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LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
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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
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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
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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
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10
PEAK POSITION
12
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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
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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
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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
WEEKS ON CHART
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
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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
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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
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31
PEAK POSITION
10
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32
Big Daddy Kane Cause I Can Do It Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cause I Can Do It Right
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22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Soul II Soul Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
35
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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
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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
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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
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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
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Samuelle Black Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Paradise
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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
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LAST WEEK
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
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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