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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Love Makes Things Happen
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2
En Vogue You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Janet Jackson Love Will Never Do (Without You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Will Never Do (Without You)
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
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)
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
LL Cool J Around The Way Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Around The Way Girl
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Teena Marie If I Were A Bell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If I Were A Bell
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Michel'le Something In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In My Heart
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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 WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Surface The First Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The First Time
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Oleta Adams Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Here
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Black Box I Don't Know Anybody Else Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Know Anybody Else
17
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
The Rude Boys Written All Over Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Written All Over Your Face
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Whitney Houston All The Man That I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Man That I Need
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Loose Ends Don't Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be A Fool
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Lalah Hathaway Baby Don't Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Don't Cry
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Tony Terry Head Over Heels Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Head Over Heels
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Levert All Season Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Season
25
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Tracie Spencer This House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This House
28
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Marvin Gaye My Last Chance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Last Chance
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Teddy Pendergrass Make It With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It With You
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Anita Baker Fairy Tales Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairy Tales
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Vanilla Ice Play That Funky Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Play That Funky Music
33
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
The O'Jays Don't Let Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Let Me Down
36
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Freddie Jackson Love Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Down
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Mariah Carey Someday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
37
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Soul II Soul Missing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Missing You
31
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Maxi Priest Just A Little Bit Longer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just A Little Bit Longer
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Father M.C. I'll Do 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do 4 U
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Samuelle Black Paradise Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Paradise
40
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Alexander O'Neal All True Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All True Man
46
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Run-D.M.C. What's It All About Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What's It All About
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Tara Kemp Hold You Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold You Tight
49
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Freddie Jackson Do Me Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Again
50
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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 WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Howard Hewett I Can't Tell You Why Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Tell You Why
48
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Ralph Tresvant Sensitivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sensitivity
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Mavis Staples Melody Cool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melody Cool
51
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Madonna Justify My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Justify My Love
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Special Generation Love Me Just For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Me Just For Me
27
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Candyman Melt In Your Mouth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Melt In Your Mouth
55
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
M.C. Hammer Here Comes The Hammer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Comes The Hammer
67
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Jasmine Guy Another Like My Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Like My Lover
59
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Caron Wheeler UK Blak Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
45
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
50
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tom's Diner
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
32
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Gerald Alston Getting Back Into Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getting Back Into Love
61
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Ralph Tresvant Stone Cold Gentleman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stone Cold Gentleman
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
53
Dana Dane A Little Bit of Dane Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Little Bit of Dane Tonight
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Mac Band Love U 2 The Limit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love U 2 The Limit
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
55
EPMD Gold Digger Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gold Digger
66
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Marion Meadows The Real Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Real Thing
58
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Troop I Will Always Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Will Always Love You
70
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Geoff McBride Doesn't That Mean Something Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Doesn't That Mean Something
73
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
The Boys Thing Called Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thing Called Love
39
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Snap! Mary Had A Little Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mary Had A Little Boy
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Gerald Albright My, My, My Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Barbara Weathers My Only Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Only Love
63
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Shawn Christopher Another Sleepless Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Sleepless Night
77
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Guy I Wanna Get With U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Get With U
47
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Dorian Thrill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thrill
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Love & Laughter I Surrender Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Surrender
44
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Dino Gentle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gentle
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Big Daddy Kane Featuring Barry White All Of Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Of Me
Big Daddy Kane Featuring Barry White
Gains in performance
69
The Black Flames Let Me Show You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Show You
71
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Salt-N-Pepa Do You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Want Me
75
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Deee-Lite Power Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Power Of Love
78
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Monie Love Featuring True Image It's A Shame (My Sister) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's A Shame (My Sister)
Monie Love Featuring True Image
Gains in performance
74
Too $hort The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Ghetto
57
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Special Ed Come On, Let's Move It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come On, Let's Move It
79
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
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)
85
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Johnny Gill Wrap My Body Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wrap My Body Tight
Gains in performance
78
Spunkadelic Boomerang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Boomerang
87
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Junior Better Part Of Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Part Of Me
Gains in performance
80
Today I Wanna Come Back Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Come Back Home
Gains in performance
81
Poison Clan Dance All Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance All Night
84
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Whistle & The Kreation Featuring Najee Do You Care Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Care
Whistle & The Kreation Featuring Najee
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Your Baby Tonight
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
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
83
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Salim & The Team Gotta Make Up Your Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Make Up Your Mind
90
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Omar Chandler Do You Really Want It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Really Want It
Gains in performance
87
Dimples They're Tryin' To Take Your Job Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
They're Tryin' To Take Your Job
Gains in performance
88
Big Daddy Kane Cause I Can Do It Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cause I Can Do It Right
60
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Chubb Rock Treat 'Em Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat 'Em Right
88
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
91
Kiara Every Little Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Every Little Thing
81
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
92
The Whispers My Heart Your Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Your Heart
82
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Mariah Carey Love Takes Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Takes Time
89
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Lorenzo Smith Let Me Show You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Show You
72
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Michael Franks Speak To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Speak To Me
80
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Force M.D.'s Somebody's Crying Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Crying
74
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Sybil Make It Easy On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Easy On Me
86
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Monie Love Monie In The Middle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Monie In The Middle
64
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
99
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)?
92
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
100
The Afros Kickin' Afrolistics Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kickin' Afrolistics
76
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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