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.
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Freddie Jackson Main Course Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Main Course
3
LAST WEEK
2
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11
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3
Ralph Tresvant Do What I Gotta Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do What I Gotta Do
2
LAST WEEK
2
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13
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4
Boyz II Men Motownphilly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Motownphilly
4
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14
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5
Levert Baby I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Ready
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
6
Stevie Wonder Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever")
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
8
Hi-Five I Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait Another Minute
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
10
After 7 Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats")
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
11
Peabo Bryson Can You Stop The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stop The Rain
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
12
Gene Rice You're Gonna Get Served Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Gonna Get Served
13
LAST WEEK
12
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12
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13
Shirley Murdock In Your Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Your Eyes
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
14
Lisa Fischer How Can I Ease The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can I Ease The Pain
6
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
15
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15
Gladys Knight Men Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Men
Gladys Knight
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
16
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Let The Beat Hit 'Em Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let The Beat Hit 'Em
20
LAST WEEK
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5
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Gains in performance
17
Ready For The World Straight Down To Business Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Down To Business
18
LAST WEEK
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9
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18
BeBe & CeCe Winans Addictive Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addictive Love
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
19
Phil Perry Amazing Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Amazing Love
22
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
20
Rhythm Syndicate P.A.S.S.I.O.N. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
P.A.S.S.I.O.N.
21
LAST WEEK
20
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11
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21
Guy Do Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Right
7
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2
PEAK POSITION
12
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22
Vesta Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special
28
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
23
Troop/LeVert Featuring Queen Latifah For The Love Of Money/Living For The City (Medley) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For The Love Of Money/Living For The City (Medley)
Troop/LeVert Featuring Queen Latifah
32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
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24
Heavy D & The Boyz Now That We Found Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Now That We Found Love
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
25
Jeffrey Osborne The Morning After I Made Love To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Morning After I Made Love To You
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
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26
Riff If You're Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You're Serious
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
27
Aretha Franklin Everyday People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everyday People
34
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
28
Al B. Sure! Had Enuf? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Had Enuf?
36
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
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29
Crystal Waters Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)
29
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
10
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30
3rd Bass Pop Goes The Weasel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pop Goes The Weasel
41
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
10
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32
Pebbles Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
40
LAST WEEK
32
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Gains in performance
33
Natalie Cole Unforgettable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unforgettable
47
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
34
Ray Parker Jr. She Needs To Get Some Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Needs To Get Some
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
8
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35
Cheryl Pepsii Riley How Can You Hurt The One You Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can You Hurt The One You Love
42
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
9
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36
B Angie B So Much Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much Love
49
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
37
DJ Quik Tonite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonite
48
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
38
Teddy Pendergrass I Find Everything In You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Find Everything In You
46
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
39
Sweet Obsession I'm A Good Woman Looking For A Good Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm A Good Woman Looking For A Good Man
45
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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PEAK POSITION
15
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Luther Vandross Power Of Love/Love Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Power Of Love/Love Power
26
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PEAK POSITION
13
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42
Keith Washington Are You Still In Love With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Still In Love With Me
51
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
43
En Vogue Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
17
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44
Luther Vandross Don't Want To Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Want To Be A Fool
57
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
45
LL Cool J 6 Minutes Of Pleasure Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
6 Minutes Of Pleasure
50
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
46
Paula Abdul Rush Rush Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rush Rush
35
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
10
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47
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport Never Stop Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Stop
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport
52
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
48
Nicki Richards Summer Breeze Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Summer Breeze
54
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
49
The O'Jays Emotionally Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotionally Yours
27
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
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50
Chubb Rock The Chubbster Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Chubbster
55
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
51
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
38
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Phyllis Hyman Don't Wanna Change The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Change The World
58
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
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")
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Ex-Girlfriend Why Can't You Come Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Can't You Come Home
61
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
The Rude Boys Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Lalah Hathaway I'm Coming Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Coming Back
56
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
5
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57
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Turn It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
63
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Yours Truly, Come And Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come And Get It
59
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
59
C+C Music Factory Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . . Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . .
70
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
David A. Stewart Introducing Candy Dulfer Lily Was Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lily Was Here
David A. Stewart Introducing Candy Dulfer
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Lenny Kravitz It Ain't Over 'til It's Over Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It Ain't Over 'til It's Over
74
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Kool Moe Dee How Kool Can One Black Man Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Kool Can One Black Man Be
71
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Tevin Campbell Just Ask Me To (From "Boyz N The Hood") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Ask Me To (From "Boyz N The Hood")
81
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Lazet Michaels Give Me All The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me All The Love
68
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Chris Bender I Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
79
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
JT Taylor Long Hot Summer Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Long Hot Summer Night
JT Taylor
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
67
Whodini Judy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Keith Washington Kissing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kissing You
53
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Surface Never Gonna Let You Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Gonna Let You Down
44
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Mint Condition Are You Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Free
84
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Jasmine Guy Just Want To Hold You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Want To Hold You
37
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
72
J.T. Swing It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Swing It
83
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
LaRue Wish I Could Find Another Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wish I Could Find Another
87
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
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
69
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Monie Love Down 2 Earth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Down 2 Earth
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Pretty In Pink All About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All About You
92
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Loose Ends Love's Got Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Got Me
80
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Sam "The Beast" Knock Some Boots Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knock Some Boots
76
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Marva Hicks I Got You Where I Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got You Where I Want
85
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Lamont Dozier Love In The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love In The Rain
73
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
77
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Altitude Silly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
82
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
83
De La Soul Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)
66
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Miles Jaye Sensuous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sensuous
64
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Buffalo Soldiers Playing Your Game Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Playing Your Game
62
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
67
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Rick & Rich Pump (Let's Go) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pump (Let's Go)
89
LAST WEEK
87
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Jomanda Got A Love For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Got A Love For You
78
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Will Downing I Go Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Go Crazy
Gains in performance
90
Jiggie Gee I Need A Good Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need A Good Man
Gains in performance
91
B.G. The Prince Of Rap This Beat Is Hot Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Beat Is Hot
Gains in performance
92
Victoria Wilson-James Bright Lights Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
86
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Brand Nubian Slow Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slow Down
91
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Tara Kemp Piece Of My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Piece Of My Heart
72
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Big Daddy Kane It's Hard Being the Kane Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's Hard Being the Kane
95
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
96
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
93
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
97
3 Grand Girls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Girls
94
LAST WEEK
93
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Mariah Carey I Don't Wanna Cry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Wanna Cry
88
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Sandee Love Desire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Desire
96
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Sheila E. Droppin' Like Flies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Droppin' Like Flies
90
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
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