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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
WEEKS ON CHART
I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
Play
2
Freddie Jackson Do Me Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Again
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Johnny Gill Wrap My Body Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wrap My Body Tight
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Tara Kemp Hold You Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold You Tight
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Guy Let's Chill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Chill
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Mariah Carey Someday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Alexander O'Neal All True Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All True Man
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Ralph Tresvant Stone Cold Gentleman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stone Cold Gentleman
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
The O'Jays Don't Let Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Let Me Down
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Jasmine Guy Another Like My Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Like My Lover
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Gerald Alston Getting Back Into Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getting Back Into Love
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
The Rude Boys Written All Over Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Written All Over Your Face
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
13
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
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
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
17
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
15
The Whispers Is It Good To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Good To You
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Marva Hicks Never Been In Love Before Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Been In Love Before
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Diana Ross & Al B. Sure! No Matter What You Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Matter What You Do
Diana Ross & Al B. Sure!
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Harriet Temple Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Temple Of Love
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Tony Toni Tone Whatever You Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever You Want
26
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Shawn Christopher Another Sleepless Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Another Sleepless Night
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Riff My Heart Is Failing Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Is Failing Me
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
23
EPMD Gold Digger Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gold Digger
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Christopher Williams I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City")
27
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
The Boys Thanx 4 The Funk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanx 4 The Funk
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Teddy Pendergrass It Should've Been You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Should've Been You
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Levert All Season Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Season
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Surface All I Want Is You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Want Is You
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Phil Perry Call Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me
33
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Whitney Houston All The Man That I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Man That I Need
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Special Generation Spark Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spark Of Love
32
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Pebbles (With Salt-N-Pepa) Backyard Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Backyard
Pebbles (With Salt-N-Pepa)
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Chubb Rock Treat 'Em Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat 'Em Right
38
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
34
C+C Music Factory Here We Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
46
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
LaRue Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Serious
45
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Loose Ends Cheap Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cheap Talk
40
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Sheila E. Sex Cymbal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Cymbal
44
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Too $hort Short But Funky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Short But Funky
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Mica Paris Contribution Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Contribution
42
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
40
B Angie B I Don't Want To Lose Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want To Lose Your Love
48
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Jeffrey Osborne If My Brother's In Trouble Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If My Brother's In Trouble
49
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Bell Biv DeVoe She's Dope! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Dope!
50
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mama Said Knock You Out
51
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
M.C. Hammer Here Comes The Hammer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Comes The Hammer
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Michel'le Something In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In My Heart
35
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Caron Wheeler Blue (Is The Colour Of Pain) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blue (Is The Colour Of Pain)
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Tracie Spencer This House Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This House
30
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Keith Sweat Your Love - Part 2 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love - Part 2
64
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
58
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Herb Alpert North On South St. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
North On South St.
54
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Poison Clan Dance All Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dance All Night
52
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
43
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Salt-N-Pepa Do You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Want Me
41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Lalah Hathaway It's Somethin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Somethin'
65
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
66
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Altitude Work It (Like A) 9 To 5 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Work It (Like A) 9 To 5
61
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Anita Baker Fairy Tales Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fairy Tales
39
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Bell Biv DeVoe When Will I See You Smile Again? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Will I See You Smile Again?
47
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Sydney Youngblood Ain't No Sunshine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Sunshine
63
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Oleta Adams Get Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Here
53
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Teena Marie Just Us Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Us Two
72
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
The Dells A Heart Is A House For Love (From "The Five Heartbeats") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Heart Is A House For Love (From "The Five Heartbeats")
80
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Black Box Strike It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strike It Up
82
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
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
56
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Keith Washington Kissing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kissing You
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
66
Sheena Easton What Comes Naturally Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Comes Naturally
94
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Phalon Ready Or Not Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ready Or Not
68
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
73
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
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)
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Troop I Will Always Love You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Will Always Love You
57
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
71
En Vogue Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
Gains in performance
72
Run-D.M.C. Faces Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
76
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Enigma Sadeness Part 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sadeness Part 1
85
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Gloria Estefan Coming Out Of The Dark Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Coming Out Of The Dark
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Champaign Trials Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Trials Of The Heart
86
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Maxi Priest Space In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Space In My Heart
77
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
77
The Jonzun Crew Cosmic Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cosmic Love
62
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Nancy Wilson Do You Still Dream About Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Still Dream About Me
91
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew Do The Bart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do The Bart
Luke Featuring The 2 Live Crew
Gains in performance
80
The Family Stand Sweet Liberation Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Liberation
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Basic Black Whatever It Takes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever It Takes
69
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Nikki D Daddy's Little Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Daddy's Little Girl
Gains in performance
83
LL Cool J Around The Way Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Around The Way Girl
74
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
85
Colin England I Got What You Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got What You Need
Gains in performance
86
Dorothy Moore All Night Blue Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Night Blue
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
87
En Vogue You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
78
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Pebbles Love Makes Things Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Makes Things Happen
67
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
89
K.M.C. KRU She's My Cutie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's My Cutie
Gains in performance
90
Father M.C. Lisa Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lisa Baby
87
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Father M.C. I'll Do 4 U Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do 4 U
89
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Robert Palmer Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)/I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)/I Want You
90
LAST WEEK
90
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Howard Hewett I Can't Tell You Why Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Tell You Why
81
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Grady Harrell Patience Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
59
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
95
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)
95
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Mario Whip It Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whip It Baby
88
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Tony Terry Head Over Heels Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Head Over Heels
84
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Today I Wanna Come Back Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Come Back Home
83
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
71
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Richard Rogers Spread A Little Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spread A Little Love
70
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
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