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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Freddie Jackson Main Course Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Main Course
3
LAST WEEK
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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
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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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Levert Baby I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Ready
5
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5
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
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Stevie Wonder Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever")
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
10
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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
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PEAK POSITION
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Gains in performance
11
LAST WEEK
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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
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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
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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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PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Ready For The World Straight Down To Business Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Down To Business
18
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
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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.
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LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
11
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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
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PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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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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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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART
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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Pebbles Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
40
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
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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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART
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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
LAST WEEK
2
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
42
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
33
LAST WEEK
3
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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Paula Abdul Rush Rush Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rush Rush
35
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
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
WEEKS ON CHART

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
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Chubb Rock The Chubbster Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Chubbster
55
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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