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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
4
LAST WEEK
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Call Me
Songwriter(s)
A.Franklin
Producer(s)
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol
Gains in performance

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1
Phil Perry Call Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Franklin
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
2
Teddy Pendergrass It Should've Been You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Should've Been You
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Pendergrass, T.Price
Producer(s):
T.Pendergrass, T.Price
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
3
Christopher Williams I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City")
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Brown
Producer(s):
S.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
4
Pebbles (With Salt-N-Pepa) Backyard Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Backyard
Pebbles (With Salt-N-Pepa)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, Salt
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
5
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
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Hawes, Hutchinson
Producer(s):
J.Earley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Bust It
6
Keith Washington Kissing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kissing You
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Washington, M.Jenkins, R.Shelton
Producer(s):
K. Washington, T. Stone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
7
C+C Music Factory Here We Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here We Go
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Clivilles, F.B.Williams
Producer(s):
R.Clivilles, D.Cole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
8
Keith Sweat Your Love - Part 2 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love - Part 2
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, B.Wooten
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment
9
Bell Biv DeVoe She's Dope! Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Dope!
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Straite
Producer(s):
Dr. Freeze, H.Hersh
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
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")
19  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Dr.Freeze
Producer(s):
Dr. Freeze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
11
Tony Toni Tone Whatever You Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever You Want
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Wiggins, C.Wheeler
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Wing/Mercury
12
LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mama Said Knock You Out
14  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Williams, J.T.Smith
Producer(s):
M.Marl
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
13
Jeffrey Osborne If My Brother's In Trouble Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If My Brother's In Trouble
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Barratt, W.Clift
Producer(s):
S.Pettibone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
14
The Boys Thanx 4 The Funk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thanx 4 The Funk
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Jones, Hakeem, K.Abdulsamad
Producer(s):
The Boys
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
15
Another Bad Creation Playground Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Playground
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, M.Bivins, K.Wales
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
16
LaRue Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Serious
16  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Benford, R.Spearman
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford, L.Silas,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
17
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")
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Sigerson, D.Sigerson, B.Thiele
Producer(s):
G.Duke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
18
En Vogue Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
23  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
19
Riff My Heart Is Failing Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Is Failing Me
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Knight, A.L.Hammond
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
20
Mariah Carey I Don't Wanna Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Wanna Cry
26  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, N.M.Walden
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
21
Lalah Hathaway It's Somethin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Somethin'
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.W.Foster, B.G.Russell
Producer(s):
A.Fischer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
22
Victoria Wilson-James Through Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Through
24  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Wilson-James, H.Bernstein, T.Campbell
Producer(s):
Jazzie B
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
23
Black Box Strike It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strike It Up
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Limoni, D.Davoli, V.Semplici
Producer(s):
Groove Groove Melody
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Whitney Houston Miracle Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Miracle
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
25
Luther Vandross Power Of Love/Love Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Power Of Love/Love Power
32  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller, T.Vann
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
26
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
27
Lisa Fischer How Can I Ease The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can I Ease The Pain
31  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, L.Fischer
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
28
Nicki Richards Naked Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Naked
30  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Richards
Producer(s):
L.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
29
DJ Quik Born And Raised In Compton Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Born And Raised In Compton
36  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Blake
Producer(s):
DJ Quik
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
30
The O'Jays Emotionally Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotionally Yours
37  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Dylan
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden, R.Fair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
31
Will Downing I Try Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Try
35  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Bofill
Producer(s):
W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
32
Surface All I Want Is You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Want Is You
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Conley, D.Culler
Producer(s):
Surface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
33
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
46  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Yo-Yo, J.Brown, C.Sherell
Producer(s):
Sir Jinx, Ice Cube
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
34
Nikki D Daddy's Little Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Daddy's Little Girl
39  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Reynolds, N.Strong, S.Vega, DNA
Producer(s):
S.Reynolds
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
35
Marva Hicks Never Been In Love Before Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Been In Love Before
17  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Scott
Producer(s):
J.Scott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Polydor
36
The Winans Don't Leave Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Leave Me
43  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Winans
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
37
Guy Do Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Right
49  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, D.Way, Heavy D
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
38
Lazet Michaels Kraze Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kraze
50  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Michaels, D.Davinchi
Producer(s):
D.Davinchi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zoo
39
Sheena Easton What Comes Naturally Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Comes Naturally
40  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Armato, N.Mundy
Producer(s):
D.Diante, N.Mundy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
40
Carmen Carter Featuring Microphone Mike Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
Carmen Carter Featuring Microphone Mike
47  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Bokowski,Jr., M.Troy, L.Bates
Producer(s):
J.Bokowski,Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
41
Boyz II Men Motownphilly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Motownphilly
51  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, M.Bivins, N.Morris, S.Stockman
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
42
Teena Marie Just Us Two Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Us Two
45  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Marie, J.Reese
Producer(s):
T.Marie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
43
Ralph Tresvant Do What I Gotta Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do What I Gotta Do
54  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
3
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:
MCA
44
Damian Dame Exclusivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Exclusivity
57  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, Damian
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
45
Levert Baby I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Ready
56  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
46
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!
21  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Al B.Sure!, K.West
Producer(s):
Al B.Sure!, K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
47
Chubb Rock Treat 'Em Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat 'Em Right
48  Last
33  Peak
18  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Simpson, H.Thompson
Producer(s):
H.Tee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Select
48
Hi-Five I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Like The Way (The Kissing Game)
41  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, B.Bell, D.Way
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
49
Johnny Gill Wrap My Body Tight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wrap My Body Tight
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
50
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")
52  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.J.Aladdin, Ice-T
Producer(s):
D.J.Aladdin, Ice-T
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Giant
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