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
14
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Can You Stop The Rain
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2
Gladys Knight Men Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Men
Gladys Knight
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
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3
BeBe & CeCe Winans Addictive Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addictive Love
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Let The Beat Hit 'Em Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let The Beat Hit 'Em
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Vesta Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Heavy D & The Boyz Now That We Found Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Now That We Found Love
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Shirley Murdock In Your Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In Your Eyes
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Riff If You're Serious Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You're Serious
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
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3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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10
Natalie Cole Unforgettable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unforgettable
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Hi-Five I Can't Wait Another Minute Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Wait Another Minute
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
12
B Angie B So Much Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much Love
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
DJ Quik Tonite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tonite
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Aretha Franklin Everyday People Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everyday People
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Phyllis Hyman Don't Wanna Change The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Change The World
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Pebbles Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Luther Vandross Don't Want To Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Want To Be A Fool
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Keith Washington Are You Still In Love With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Still In Love With Me
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
19
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
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Ex-Girlfriend Why Can't You Come Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Can't You Come Home
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
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")
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Color Me Badd I Adore Mi Amor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Adore Mi Amor
27
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
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
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Turn It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
28
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Nicki Richards Summer Breeze Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Summer Breeze
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Whitney Houston My Name Is Not Susan Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Name Is Not Susan
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
JT Taylor Long Hot Summer Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Long Hot Summer Night
JT Taylor
30
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Vanessa Williams Running Back To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Running Back To You
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
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33
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
C+C Music Factory Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . . Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Things That Make You Go Hmmmm. . .
32
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
32
The O'Jays Keep On Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep On Loving Me
38
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
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 WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Stevie Wonder Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Have You (From "Jungle Fever")
23
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Karyn White Romantic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Romantic
54
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
37
Jennifer Holliday I'm On Your Side Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm On Your Side
49
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Will Downing I Go Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Go Crazy
45
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Pretty In Pink All About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All About You
47
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Tony Terry That Kind Of Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That Kind Of Guy
46
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Young M.C. That's The Way Love Goes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's The Way Love Goes
52
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Boyz II Men It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday
61
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Chubb Rock The Chubbster Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Chubbster
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Lisa Fischer Save Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
57
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
LL Cool J 6 Minutes Of Pleasure Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
6 Minutes Of Pleasure
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Jiggie Gee I Need A Good Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Need A Good Man
53
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Levert Baby I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Ready
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Yours Truly, Come And Get It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come And Get It
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
49
The Rance Allen Group Miracle Worker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
62
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Georgio Rollin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rollin
55
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Slick Rick I Shouldn't Have Done It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Shouldn't Have Done It
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Tracie Spencer Tender Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Kisses
58
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
James Brown Move On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
59
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Another Bad Creation Jealous Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
64
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Chris Pittman Show Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
56
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
56
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
48
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Guy D-O-G Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
D-O-G Me Out
68
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
B.G. The Prince Of Rap This Beat Is Hot Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Beat Is Hot
63
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Boyz II Men Motownphilly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Motownphilly
40
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Chris Bender I Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Jodeci Forever My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever My Lady
85
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
3rd Bass Pop Goes The Weasel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pop Goes The Weasel
51
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
63
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
39
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
64
After 7 Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nights Like This (From "The Five Heartbeats")
37
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
67
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Dee Harvey Leave Well Enough Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Leave Well Enough Alone
75
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Newkirk Small Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Small Thing
74
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Donna Summer When Love Cries Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Love Cries
82
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Ralph Tresvant Rated R Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
72
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Ready For The World Straight Down To Business Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight Down To Business
36
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Ann G. Hassle Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hassle Free
79
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Entouch Drop Dead Gorgeous Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Drop Dead Gorgeous
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Alexander O'Neal The Yoke (G.U.O.T.R.) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Yoke (G.U.O.T.R.)
77
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Small Change Teardrops Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teardrops
95
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Miles Jaye Strong For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strong For You
84
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Surface You're The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're The One
93
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Yo-Yo Ain't Nobody Better Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Nobody Better
88
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
The S.O.S. Band Sometimes I Wonder Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sometimes I Wonder
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
79
The Rude Boys Are You Lonely For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Lonely For Me
Gains in performance
80
Souled Out International Featuring Sarah Warwick Shine On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shine On
Souled Out International Featuring Sarah Warwick
87
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
De La Soul A Rollerskating Jam Named Saturdays Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Rollerskating Jam Named Saturdays
89
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
The Stylistics Love Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
94
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest) Housecall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Housecall
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest)
Gains in performance
84
Mint Condition Are You Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Free
60
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Ruby Turner Rumors Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
80
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
86
LaRue Wish I Could Find Another Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wish I Could Find Another
65
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Gene Rice You're A Victim Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're A Victim
Gains in performance
88
Raymone Carter The Way You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way You Love Me
Gains in performance
89
Johnny Gill I'm Still Waiting (From "New Jack City") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Still Waiting (From "New Jack City")
Gains in performance
90
A.K. I Can't Stand It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can't Stand It
78
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Nemesis I Want Your Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want Your Sex
Gains in performance
92
The Rhythm I'll Do Anything For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do Anything For You
Gains in performance
93
David Sea Shake (You Make Me Shake) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shake (You Make Me Shake)
92
LAST WEEK
90
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Ralph Tresvant Do What I Gotta Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do What I Gotta Do
90
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Damian Dame Exclusivity Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Exclusivity
73
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Lisa Fischer How Can I Ease The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Can I Ease The Pain
71
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Rhythm Syndicate P.A.S.S.I.O.N. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
P.A.S.S.I.O.N.
83
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Kool Moe Dee How Kool Can One Black Man Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Kool Can One Black Man Be
66
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Teddy Pendergrass I Find Everything In You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Find Everything In You
76
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Freddie Jackson Main Course Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Main Course
69
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
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