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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
2
LAST WEEK
12
WEEKS ON CHART
I Can't Wait Another Minute
Songwriter(s)
E.F.White
Producer(s)
E.F.White
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | Jive
Gains in performance

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Hi-Five I Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait Another Minute
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.F.White
Producer(s):
E.F.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
2
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Summertime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Summertime
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Taylor, R.Mickens, R.Bell, G.Brown, R.Westerfield, D.R.Thomas
Producer(s):
Hula, K.Fingers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive/RCA
3
The Sounds Of Blackness Optimistic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Optimistic
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.D.Hines, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, G.D.Hines
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
4
Peabo Bryson Can You Stop The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stop The Rain
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Afanasieff, J.Bettis
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
5
Gladys Knight Men Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Men
Gladys Knight
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Knight, A.Z.Giles, C. Mims
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
6
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Let The Beat Hit 'Em Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let The Beat Hit 'Em
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Cole, R.Clivilles, A.Friedman, D.Ramos
Producer(s):
D.Cole, R.Clivilles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
7
Stevie Wonder Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever")
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
8
Shirley Murdock In Your Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Your Eyes
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Murdock, D.DeGroat
Producer(s):
R.Troutman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
9
BeBe & CeCe Winans Addictive Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addictive Love
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Thomas, B.Winans, C.Winans
Producer(s):
K.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
10
Vesta Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Vesta, A.Z.Giles
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
11
Heavy D & The Boyz Now That We Found Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Now That We Found Love
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Gamble, L.A.Huff, Heavy D
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
12
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
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Gamble, D.Huff, A.Jackson, S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
E.Jay, V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
13
Riff If You're Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You're Serious
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Reswick, S.Werfel
Producer(s):
D.Lambert, S.Werfel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
14
Aretha Franklin Everyday People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everyday People
18  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
15
After 7 Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats")
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Johnson, K.Lewis
Producer(s):
J.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
16
Natalie Cole Unforgettable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unforgettable
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
I.Gordon
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
17
Ready For The World Straight Down To Business Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Down To Business
15  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Riley, Jr., G.A.Valentine
Producer(s):
Ready For The World
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
18
B Angie B So Much Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much Love
23  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.C.Pilate II
Producer(s):
F.Pilate II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Bust It
19
Levert Baby I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Ready
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
20
DJ Quik Tonite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonite
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Blake
Producer(s):
DJ Quik
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
21
Pebbles Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Pebbles, D.Sembello
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, Pebbles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
22
Keith Washington Are You Still In Love With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Still In Love With Me
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Washington, B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
23
Phyllis Hyman Don't Wanna Change The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Change The World
34  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Rosen, K.Manno, D.Darlington
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zoo | Philadelphia International
24
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
33  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Kincaid
Producer(s):
The Brand New Heavies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG
25
Luther Vandross Don't Want To Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Want To Be A Fool
30  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
26
LL Cool J 6 Minutes Of Pleasure Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
6 Minutes Of Pleasure
28  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Williams, J.T.Smith
Producer(s):
M.Marl
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
27
Nicki Richards Summer Breeze Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Summer Breeze
36  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Seals, Crofts
Producer(s):
Ronin Inc.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
28
Ex-Girlfriend Why Can't You Come Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Can't You Come Home
37  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
29
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")
38  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Al B.Sure!, K.West, C.Rock
Producer(s):
Al B.Sure!, K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
30
Boyz II Men Motownphilly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Motownphilly
17  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, M.Bivins, N.Morris, S.Stockman
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
31
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
39  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Kravitz
Producer(s):
L.Kravitz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
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
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Green, M.Green, B.Green, V.Green
Producer(s):
L.Humes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
33
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Turn It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn It Up
42  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Earley, M.P.Kelly, D.Johnican
Producer(s):
J.Earley, M.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Bust It
34
3rd Bass Pop Goes The Weasel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pop Goes The Weasel
26  Last
26  Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Berrin, P.Nash, J.Dajani, J.Gamble
Producer(s):
D.Ross, J.Gamble, G.Dajani
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
35
C+C Music Factory Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . . Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . .
43  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Clivilles, F.B.Williams
Producer(s):
D.Cole, R.Clivilles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
36
Whitney Houston My Name Is Not Susan Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Name Is Not Susan
48  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.F.White
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
37
Color Me Badd I Adore Mi Amor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Adore Mi Amor
49  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Color Me Badd, H.Lee
Producer(s):
R.Bayyan, H.Lee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
38
JT Taylor Long Hot Summer Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Long Hot Summer Night
JT Taylor
45  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Taylor, S.Law, K.Anderson
Producer(s):
The Funky Ginger, Dr. Ross
39
Phil Perry Amazing Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Amazing Love
20  Last
19  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
40
Prince And The N.P.G. Gett Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gett Off
46  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince, New Power Generation
Producer(s):
Prince, N.P.G.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
41
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
35  Last
35  Peak
12  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
42
Freddie Jackson Main Course Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Main Course
19  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
43
Vanessa Williams Running Back To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Running Back To You
54  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Hairston, T.Gale
Producer(s):
K.Hairston, T.Gale
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG
44
Chris Bender I Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Knew
53  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Bender
Producer(s):
C.Bender
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
45
Chubb Rock The Chubbster Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Chubbster
47  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Simpson, H.Thompson
Producer(s):
H.Tee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Select
46
Yours Truly, Come And Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come And Get It
51  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Barnes III, R.Jones, S.J.Barnes, K.Andes
Producer(s):
J.Barnes III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
47
Teddy Pendergrass I Find Everything In You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Find Everything In You
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Carter
Producer(s):
T.Pendergrass, T.Price
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
48
The O'Jays Keep On Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep On Loving Me
60  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
79
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Levert, W.Williams, Sr., T.Stubbs, D.Mitchell
Producer(s):
E.LeVert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
49
Kool Moe Dee How Kool Can One Black Man Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Kool Can One Black Man Be
52  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.DeWese
Producer(s):
M.DeWese, Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
50
Tony Terry That Kind Of Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That Kind Of Guy
61  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
75
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Malloy, A.Smith, C.Shepherd, T.Terry
Producer(s):
T.Currier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
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