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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.

HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SONGS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Love Makes Things Happen
Songwriter(s)
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s)
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA

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Pebbles Love Makes Things Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes Things Happen
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
2
En Vogue You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.W.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
3
Janet Jackson Love Will Never Do (Without You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Never Do (Without You)
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
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:
A&M
4
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)
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
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
5
LL Cool J Around The Way Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Around The Way Girl
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Williams, J.T.Smith, R.James
Producer(s):
M.Marl
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
6
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
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, B.Wooten
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment
7
Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Only Human
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, J.Osborne
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
8
Teena Marie If I Were A Bell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Were A Bell
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Marie
Producer(s):
T.Marie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
9
Michel'le Something In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In My Heart
11  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Michel'le, L.A.Dre, A.Young
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Ruthless
10
Bell Biv DeVoe When Will I See You Smile Again? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Will I See You Smile Again?
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Gatling, A.Stewart
Producer(s):
A.Stewart, T.Gatling
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
11
Another Bad Creation Iesha Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Iesha
12  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, M.Bivine
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
12
Surface The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The First Time
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Jackson, B.Simpson
Producer(s):
Surface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
13
Oleta Adams Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Here
14  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Russell
Producer(s):
R.Orzabal, D.Bascombe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Fontana
14
Black Box I Don't Know Anybody Else Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Know Anybody Else
17  Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Limoni, D.Davoli, V.Semplici
Producer(s):
Groove Groove Melody
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
15
The Rude Boys Written All Over Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Written All Over Your Face
19  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Marcus
Producer(s):
L.Marcus, J.Salamone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
Whitney Houston All The Man That I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Man That I Need
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Pitchford, M.Gore
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
17
Loose Ends Don't Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be A Fool
10  Last
10  Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.McIntosh, T.Jacobs, K.Nicholas, S.Suleyman, P.Linton
Producer(s):
C.McIntosh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
18
Lalah Hathaway Baby Don't Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Cry
20  Last
18  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Winbush
Producer(s):
A.Winbush
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
19
Tony Terry Head Over Heels Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Head Over Heels
23  Last
19  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Terry, A.Smith, B.Williams
Producer(s):
T.Currier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
20
Levert All Season Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Season
25  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
21
Tracie Spencer This House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This House
28  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod, Sir Spence
Producer(s):
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
22
Marvin Gaye My Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Last Chance
16  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Gaye
Producer(s):
M.Gaye, S.Lindsey, Z.Vaz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
23
Teddy Pendergrass Make It With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It With You
26  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Gates
Producer(s):
T.Pendergrass, T.Price
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
24
Anita Baker Fairy Tales Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairy Tales
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Baker, V.Fails, M.Powell
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
25
Vanilla Ice Play That Funky Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Play That Funky Music
33  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Van Winkle, R.Parissi
Producer(s):
Earthquake
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
26
The O'Jays Don't Let Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Let Me Down
36  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Levert, W.Williams, Sr., T.Stubbs, D.Mitchell
Producer(s):
E.LeVert, W.Williams, Sr., T.Stubbs, D.mitchell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
27
Freddie Jackson Love Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down
15  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Mariah Carey Someday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someday
37  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, B.Margulies
Producer(s):
R.Wake
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
29
Soul II Soul Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
31  Last
29  Peak
10  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Romeo, Law, Mazelle
Producer(s):
Jazzie B, N.Hooper
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
30
Maxi Priest Just A Little Bit Longer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just A Little Bit Longer
35  Last
30  Peak
11  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Tucker
Producer(s):
A.Clarke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Charisma
31
Tony Toni Tone It Never Rains (In Southern California) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Never Rains (In Southern California)
18  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Wiggins, T.Christian
Producer(s):
Tony Toni Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
32
Father M.C. I'll Do 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do 4 U
22  Last
14  Peak
14  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.F.Paich, C.Lynn, D.Foster, Father M.C.
Producer(s):
M.Rooney, M.Morales
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
33
Hi-Five I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
43  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, B.Bell, D.Way
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
34
Samuelle Black Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Paradise
40  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
35
Alexander O'Neal All True Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All True Man
46  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
36
Run-D.M.C. What's It All About Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's It All About
24  Last
24  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
37
Tara Kemp Hold You Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold You Tight
49  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Hammond, Roy, Smith
Producer(s):
J.Smith, T.Roy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Giant
38
Freddie Jackson Do Me Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Again
50  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Humphries, Dash, Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
39
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
41  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Ballard, C.Magness, C.Semenya
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
40
Howard Hewett I Can't Tell You Why Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Tell You Why
48  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Schmit, D.Henley, G.Frey
Producer(s):
H.Hewett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
41
Ralph Tresvant Sensitivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sensitivity
30  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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
42
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
34  Last
34  Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Kelly, Earley, Ellis, Hare
Producer(s):
Hammer, J.Earley, M.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Bust It
43
Mavis Staples Melody Cool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melody Cool
51  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
44
Madonna Justify My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Justify My Love
42  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Kravitz, M.Ciccone
Producer(s):
L.Kravitz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
45
Special Generation Love Me Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Just For Me
27  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Hammer, Special Generation, F.C.Pilate II
Producer(s):
F.Pilate II, J.Earley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Bust It
46
Candyman Melt In Your Mouth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melt In Your Mouth
55  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Candyman, M.Steals, Candyland Band
Producer(s):
Candyman, Johnny "J"
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
47
M.C. Hammer Here Comes The Hammer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Comes The Hammer
67  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
83
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Hammer
Producer(s):
Hammer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
48
Jasmine Guy Another Like My Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Like My Lover
59  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
78
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Gatling, A.Stewart
Producer(s):
T.Gatling
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
49
Caron Wheeler UK Blak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
UK Blak
45  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Wheeler, C.Macintosh
Producer(s):
C.Macintosh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
50
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tom's Diner
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
32  Last
10  Peak
14  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Vega
Producer(s):
S.Addabbo, L.Kaye
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
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