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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LAST WEEK
9
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Summertime
Gains in performance
Play
2
Hi-Five I Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait Another Minute
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Stevie Wonder Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever")
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Peabo Bryson Can You Stop The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stop The Rain
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Levert Baby I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Ready
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
7
After 7 Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats")
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Gladys Knight Men Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Men
Gladys Knight
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Shirley Murdock In Your Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Your Eyes
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Let The Beat Hit 'Em Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let The Beat Hit 'Em
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
BeBe & CeCe Winans Addictive Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addictive Love
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Vesta Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Heavy D & The Boyz Now That We Found Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Now That We Found Love
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
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
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Ready For The World Straight Down To Business Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Down To Business
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Riff If You're Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You're Serious
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Boyz II Men Motownphilly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Motownphilly
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Aretha Franklin Everyday People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everyday People
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Freddie Jackson Main Course Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Main Course
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Phil Perry Amazing Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Amazing Love
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Natalie Cole Unforgettable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unforgettable
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Pebbles Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
28
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
B Angie B So Much Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much Love
31
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
DJ Quik Tonite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonite
30
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Keith Washington Are You Still In Love With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Still In Love With Me
34
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
3rd Bass Pop Goes The Weasel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pop Goes The Weasel
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Damian Dame Exclusivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Exclusivity
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LL Cool J 6 Minutes Of Pleasure Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
6 Minutes Of Pleasure
38
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Gene Rice You're Gonna Get Served Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're Gonna Get Served
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Luther Vandross Don't Want To Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Want To Be A Fool
39
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Teddy Pendergrass I Find Everything In You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Find Everything In You
33
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
32
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
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
33
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
42
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Phyllis Hyman Don't Wanna Change The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Change The World
40
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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
37
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Nicki Richards Summer Breeze Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Summer Breeze
41
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Ex-Girlfriend Why Can't You Come Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Can't You Come Home
45
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
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")
47
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
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
49
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Lisa Fischer How Can I Ease The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can I Ease The Pain
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Ralph Tresvant Do What I Gotta Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do What I Gotta Do
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Turn It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
50
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
C+C Music Factory Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . . Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . .
48
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
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
10
WEEKS ON CHART
45
JT Taylor Long Hot Summer Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Long Hot Summer Night
JT Taylor
52
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Chubb Rock The Chubbster Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Chubbster
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Whitney Houston My Name Is Not Susan Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Name Is Not Susan
68
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Color Me Badd I Adore Mi Amor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Adore Mi Amor
67
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
50
Lazet Michaels Give Me All The Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give Me All The Love
53
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Yours Truly, Come And Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come And Get It
56
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Kool Moe Dee How Kool Can One Black Man Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Kool Can One Black Man Be
51
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Chris Bender I Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
60
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Vanessa Williams Running Back To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Running Back To You
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
55
Al B. Sure! Had Enuf? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Had Enuf?
32
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Rhythm Syndicate P.A.S.S.I.O.N. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
P.A.S.S.I.O.N.
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
57
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Ray Parker Jr. She Needs To Get Some Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Needs To Get Some
35
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Mint Condition Are You Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Free
65
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
The O'Jays Keep On Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep On Loving Me
79
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Tony Terry That Kind Of Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That Kind Of Guy
75
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Will Downing I Go Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Go Crazy
71
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
LaRue Wish I Could Find Another Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wish I Could Find Another
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Pretty In Pink All About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All About You
69
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Crystal Waters Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)
46
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Guy Do Me Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Me Right
43
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Luther Vandross Power Of Love/Love Power Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Power Of Love/Love Power
54
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Young M.C. That's The Way Love Goes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's The Way Love Goes
Gains in performance
69
Paula Abdul Rush Rush Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rush Rush
58
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Slick Rick I Shouldn't Have Done It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Shouldn't Have Done It
73
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Jennifer Holliday I'm On Your Side Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm On Your Side
Gains in performance
72
Jiggie Gee I Need A Good Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need A Good Man
80
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
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")
59
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
74
En Vogue Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Go
61
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Georgio Rollin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rollin
Gains in performance
76
Chris Pittman Show Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
85
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
B.G. The Prince Of Rap This Beat Is Hot Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Beat Is Hot
84
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Marva Hicks I Got You Where I Want Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Got You Where I Want
77
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
79
The Rance Allen Group Miracle Worker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
93
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Entouch Drop Dead Gorgeous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Drop Dead Gorgeous
88
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
A.K. I Can't Stand It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Stand It
90
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
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
83
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
89
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
84
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
76
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
85
J.T. Swing It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Swing It
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
86
James Brown Move On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
94
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Tracie Spencer Tender Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Kisses
Gains in performance
88
Rick & Rich Pump (Let's Go) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pump (Let's Go)
82
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Ruby Turner Rumors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
90
Loose Ends Love's Got Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love's Got Me
78
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
91
The O'Jays Emotionally Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotionally Yours
72
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Keith Washington Kissing You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kissing You
86
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
93
The Rude Boys Heaven Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
74
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Lalah Hathaway I'm Coming Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Coming Back
64
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
62
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
70
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Lamont Dozier Love In The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love In The Rain
87
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Jomanda Got A Love For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Got A Love For You
92
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Sam "The Beast" Knock Some Boots Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Knock Some Boots
81
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Another Bad Creation Playground Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
91
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
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