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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
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Let The Beat Hit 'Em
Songwriter(s)
D.Cole, R.Clivilles, A.Friedman, D.Ramos
Producer(s)
D.Cole, R.Clivilles
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia
Gains in performance

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Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Let The Beat Hit 'Em Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let The Beat Hit 'Em
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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
2
Phyllis Hyman Don't Wanna Change The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Change The World
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Rosen, K.Manno, D.Darlington
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zoo | Philadelphia International
3
B Angie B So Much Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much Love
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.C.Pilate II
Producer(s):
F.Pilate II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Bust It
4
Luther Vandross Don't Want To Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Want To Be A Fool
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
5
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
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Kincaid
Producer(s):
The Brand New Heavies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG
6
Color Me Badd I Adore Mi Amor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Adore Mi Amor
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Color Me Badd, H.Lee
Producer(s):
R.Bayyan, H.Lee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
7
BeBe & CeCe Winans Addictive Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addictive Love
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Thomas, B.Winans, C.Winans
Producer(s):
K.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
8
Ex-Girlfriend Why Can't You Come Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Can't You Come Home
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
9
Vanessa Williams Running Back To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Running Back To You
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Hairston, T.Gale
Producer(s):
K.Hairston, T.Gale
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG
10
Whitney Houston My Name Is Not Susan Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Name Is Not Susan
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.F.White
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
11
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")
12  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
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
12
Vesta Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Vesta, A.Z.Giles
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
13
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
13  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Kravitz
Producer(s):
L.Kravitz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
14
JT Taylor Long Hot Summer Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Long Hot Summer Night
JT Taylor
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Taylor, S.Law, K.Anderson
Producer(s):
The Funky Ginger, Dr. Ross
15
Prince And The N.P.G. Gett Off Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gett Off
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince, New Power Generation
Producer(s):
Prince, N.P.G.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
16
Naughty By Nature O.P.P. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
O.P.P.
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
V.Brown, K.Gist, A.Criss, The Corporation
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
17
Karyn White Romantic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Romantic
25  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.White, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
18
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
27  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.J.Perren, C.Yarian
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
19
The O'Jays Keep On Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep On Loving Me
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
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
20
Lisa Fischer Save Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save Me
28  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, L.Fischer
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
21
Natalie Cole Unforgettable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unforgettable
11  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
I.Gordon
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
22
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Turn It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn It Up
18  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Earley, M.P.Kelly, D.Johnican
Producer(s):
J.Earley, M.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Bust It
23
Jennifer Holliday I'm On Your Side Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm On Your Side
29  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, A.Bofill, J.Cohen
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
24
Mariah Carey Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotions
37  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed, M.Carey, R.Clivilles, D.Cole
Producer(s):
D.Cole, Not Listed, R.Clivilles, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
25
Guy D-O-G Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
D-O-G Me Out
36  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, A.R.Hall, D.Hall, D.Way
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
26
Peabo Bryson Can You Stop The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stop The Rain
23  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Afanasieff, J.Bettis
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
27
Tracie Spencer Tender Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Kisses
34  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod, Sir Spence, T.Spencer
Producer(s):
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Heavy D & The Boyz Now That We Found Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Now That We Found Love
20  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Gamble, L.A.Huff, Heavy D
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
29
Pretty In Pink All About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All About You
33  Last
29  Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Lucas, G.Griffin, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
G.Griffin, W.Scott, T.Arthur
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
30
Keith Washington Are You Still In Love With Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Still In Love With Me
16  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Washington, B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
31
Jodeci Forever My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever My Lady
45  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing, Al B.Sure!
Producer(s):
D.Swing, Al B.Sure!
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
32
The Rance Allen Group Miracle Worker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Miracle Worker
38  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.L.Allen
Producer(s):
K.Glover, M.Mccurtis, T.Lawrence, Rance Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bellmark
33
Donna Summer When Love Cries Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Love Cries
47  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Summer, K.Diamond, E.Nelson, A.Smith, L.Henley
Producer(s):
K.Diamond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
34
Gladys Knight Men Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Men
Gladys Knight
17  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Knight, A.Z.Giles, C. Mims
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
35
Another Bad Creation Jealous Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jealous Girl
40  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Jonzun, M.Starr
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
36
Georgio Rollin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rollin
41  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Georgio
Producer(s):
Georgio
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
37
Pebbles Always Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always
21  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Pebbles, D.Sembello
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, Pebbles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
38
Stevie Wonder Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever")
48  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
39
Yo-Yo Ain't Nobody Better Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Nobody Better
46  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Yo-Yo, Del, H.Wolinsky, G.Clinton, P.Wynn
Producer(s):
Ice Cube, Sir Jinx
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
40
Tony Terry That Kind Of Guy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That Kind Of Guy
39  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Malloy, A.Smith, C.Shepherd, T.Terry
Producer(s):
T.Currier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
41
Damian Dame Right Down To It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Down To It
59  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
42
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")
54  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.R.Randall
Producer(s):
R.Ran
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
43
The S.O.S. Band Sometimes I Wonder Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sometimes I Wonder
50  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Williams, K.Patterson
Producer(s):
C.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Tabu
44
The Rude Boys Are You Lonely For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Lonely For Me
57  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Nicholas, M.Ferguson, J.Little
Producer(s):
J.Salamone, E.Nicholas, M.Ferguson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
45
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest) Housecall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Housecall
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest)
55  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Gordon, M.Bennett, M.Priest, B.Thompson
Producer(s):
M.Bennett, C.Dillon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
46
Newkirk Small Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Small Thing
53  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Newkirk
Producer(s):
Newkirk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | OBR
47
Will Downing I Go Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Go Crazy
42  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Davis
Producer(s):
W.Downing, O.A.Gumbs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
48
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Summertime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Summertime
31  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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
49
Small Change Teardrops Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teardrops
61  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Harris, M.Holden
Producer(s):
K.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
50
Young M.C. That's The Way Love Goes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's The Way Love Goes
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Young
Producer(s):
M.Young
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
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