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
8
WEEKS ON CHART
I Wanna Sex You Up (From "New Jack City")
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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")
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
2
Luther Vandross Power Of Love/Love Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Power Of Love/Love Power
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Mariah Carey I Don't Wanna Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Wanna Cry
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Gains in performance
5
En Vogue Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
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LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Lisa Fischer How Can I Ease The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can I Ease The Pain
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
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
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
The O'Jays Emotionally Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotionally Yours
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Keith Washington Kissing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kissing You
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Guy Do Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Right
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
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
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Ralph Tresvant Do What I Gotta Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do What I Gotta Do
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Damian Dame Exclusivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Exclusivity
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Keith Sweat Your Love - Part 2 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Your Love - Part 2
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
18
DJ Quik Born And Raised In Compton Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Born And Raised In Compton
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Boyz II Men Motownphilly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Motownphilly
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Levert Baby I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Ready
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Freddie Jackson Main Course Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Main Course
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Michel'le (Duet With Michael Holmes) If? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If?
Michel'le (Duet With Michael Holmes)
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Alexander O'Neal What Is This Thing Called Love? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
What Is This Thing Called Love?
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
The Rude Boys Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Gene Rice You're Gonna Get Served Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Gonna Get Served
33
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
De La Soul Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)
31
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Oleta Adams Circle Of One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Circle Of One
34
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Paula Abdul Rush Rush Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rush Rush
43
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Surface Never Gonna Let You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Gonna Let You Down
41
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J Rampage Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rampage
EPMD Featuring L.L. Cool J
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Tracie Spencer This Time Make It Funky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Time Make It Funky
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Hi-Five I Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait Another Minute
48
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Black Box Strike It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strike It Up
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Ruby Turner The Other Side Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Other Side
35
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
35
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")
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
36
After 7 Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats")
45
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Teddy Pendergrass It Should've Been You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Should've Been You
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Jon Lucien Sweet Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sweet Control
40
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Innocence Let's Push It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Push It
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Peabo Bryson Can You Stop The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stop The Rain
50
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Stevie Wonder Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever")
53
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
56
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Phil Perry Call Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Call Me
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Terry Steele Tonight's The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonight's The Night
47
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Crystal Waters Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)
57
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
The Nation Funktasia Anti Funky World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Anti Funky World
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Lorenzo Smith Tic Tok Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
55
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Christopher Williams I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Dreamin' (From "New Jack City")
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
49
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
52
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
58
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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