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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11
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I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City")
Gains in performance
Play
2
Tony Toni Tone Whatever You Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever You Want
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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3
Teddy Pendergrass It Should've Been You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Should've Been You
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
4
Phil Perry Call Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Pebbles (With Salt-N-Pepa) Backyard Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Backyard
Pebbles (With Salt-N-Pepa)
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Riff My Heart Is Failing Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Is Failing Me
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
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7
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
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
The Boys Thanx 4 The Funk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanx 4 The Funk
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
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9
C+C Music Factory Here We Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
10
Surface All I Want Is You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Want Is You
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
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11
Keith Sweat Your Love - Part 2 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love - Part 2
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Bell Biv DeVoe She's Dope! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Dope!
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Keith Washington Kissing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kissing You
20
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mama Said Knock You Out
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Jeffrey Osborne If My Brother's In Trouble Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If My Brother's In Trouble
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
LaRue Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Serious
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
11
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17
Marva Hicks Never Been In Love Before Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Been In Love Before
7
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7
PEAK POSITION
13
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26
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
19
Color Me Badd I Wanna Sex You Up (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Sex You Up (From "New Jack City")
39
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
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")
29
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
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!
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
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22
Lalah Hathaway It's Somethin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Somethin'
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
23
En Vogue Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
27
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24
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
25
Black Box Strike It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strike It Up
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Mariah Carey I Don't Wanna Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Wanna Cry
33
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
34
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Johnny Gill Wrap My Body Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wrap My Body Tight
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
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35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
31
Lisa Fischer How Can I Ease The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can I Ease The Pain
41
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Luther Vandross Power Of Love/Love Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Power Of Love/Love Power
48
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
33
Ralph Tresvant Stone Cold Gentleman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stone Cold Gentleman
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Guy Let's Chill Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Chill
23
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
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45
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
DJ Quik Born And Raised In Compton Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Born And Raised In Compton
47
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
The O'Jays Emotionally Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotionally Yours
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
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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39
Nikki D Daddy's Little Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Daddy's Little Girl
46
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Sheena Easton What Comes Naturally Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Comes Naturally
43
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Hi-Five I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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42
Loose Ends Cheap Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cheap Talk
28
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28
PEAK POSITION
11
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43
The Winans Don't Leave Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Leave Me
53
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
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45
Teena Marie Just Us Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Us Two
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Yo-Yo Featuring Ice Cube You Can't Play With My Yo-Yo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can't Play With My Yo-Yo
Yo-Yo Featuring Ice Cube
58
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Carmen Carter Featuring Microphone Mike Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
Carmen Carter Featuring Microphone Mike
51
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Chubb Rock Treat 'Em Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat 'Em Right
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Guy Do Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Right
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
55
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Boyz II Men Motownphilly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Motownphilly
57
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Ice-T New Jack Hustler (Nino's Theme) (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
New Jack Hustler (Nino's Theme) (From "New Jack City")
56
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
The Rude Boys Written All Over Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Written All Over Your Face
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Ralph Tresvant Do What I Gotta Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do What I Gotta Do
68
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
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
38
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Levert Baby I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Ready
67
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Damian Dame Exclusivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Exclusivity
Gains in performance
58
The Whispers Is It Good To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Good To You
24
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Jon Lucien Sweet Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Control
62
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Ruby Turner The Other Side Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Other Side
63
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Colin England I Got What You Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got What You Need
61
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Michel'le (Duet With Michael Holmes) If? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If?
Michel'le (Duet With Michael Holmes)
66
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Tracie Spencer This Time Make It Funky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time Make It Funky
Gains in performance
64
Innocence Let's Push It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Push It
71
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport Dream Come True Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dream Come True
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Alexander O'Neal What Is This Thing Called Love? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Is This Thing Called Love?
Gains in performance
67
Gene Rice You're Gonna Get Served Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Gonna Get Served
Gains in performance
68
Tara Kemp Hold You Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hold You Tight
50
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Special Generation Spark Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Spark Of Love
52
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
70
EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J Rampage Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rampage
EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J
78
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Whitney Houston All The Man That I Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Man That I Need
60
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Altitude Work It (Like A) 9 To 5 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Work It (Like A) 9 To 5
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Nancy Wilson Do You Still Dream About Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Still Dream About Me
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
74
The Rude Boys Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
75
Sweet Obsession Elevator Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
76
De La Soul Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)
Gains in performance
77
K-9 Posse Get Wild Go Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Wild Go Crazy
81
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Herb Alpert North On South St. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
North On South St.
59
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Lorenzo Smith Tic Tok Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
91
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Terry Steele Tonight's The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonight's The Night
95
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Alexander O'Neal All True Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All True Man
77
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
82
The Nation Funktasia Anti Funky World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anti Funky World
96
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Marion Meadows Sleepless Nights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sleepless Nights
82
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Temper Temper Talk Much Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Talk Much
86
LAST WEEK
84
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
85
George Howard Baby Come To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Come To Me
Gains in performance
86
Omar Chandler Featuring Audrey Wheeler This Must Be Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Must Be Heaven
Omar Chandler Featuring Audrey Wheeler
Gains in performance
87
Champaign Trials Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Trials Of The Heart
70
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Michel'le Something In My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Something In My Heart
75
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Whodini Freaks Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freaks
73
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Sybil Go On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Go On
Gains in performance
91
The Genius Come Do Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Do Me
87
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Surface Never Gonna Let You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Gonna Let You Down
Gains in performance
93
Gerald Alston Getting Back Into Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getting Back Into Love
54
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Londonbeat I've Been Thinking About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Been Thinking About You
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Enigma Sadeness Part 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sadeness Part 1
90
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
85
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Salt-N-Pepa Do You Want Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Want Me
80
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
98
The O'Jays Don't Let Me Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Let Me Down
79
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Sheila E. Sex Cymbal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sex Cymbal
69
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Run-D.M.C. Faces Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
72
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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