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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11
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Running Back To You
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2
Karyn White Romantic Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Romantic
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
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
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Mariah Carey Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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6
The O'Jays Keep On Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep On Loving Me
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Color Me Badd I Adore Mi Amor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Adore Mi Amor
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Lisa Fischer Save Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
10
Jodeci Forever My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever My Lady
14
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
11
Guy D-O-G Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
D-O-G Me Out
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Jennifer Holliday I'm On Your Side Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm On Your Side
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Tracie Spencer Tender Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Kisses
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Stevie Wonder Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever")
20
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Damian Dame Right Down To It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Down To It
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest) Housecall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Housecall
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest)
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
The Rude Boys Are You Lonely For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Lonely For Me
25
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Donna Summer When Love Cries Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Love Cries
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
19
The S.O.S. Band Sometimes I Wonder Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sometimes I Wonder
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Luther Vandross Don't Want To Be A Fool Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Want To Be A Fool
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
21
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
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Phyllis Hyman Don't Wanna Change The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Change The World
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Geto Boys Mind Playing Tricks On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mind Playing Tricks On Me
29
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Gene Rice You're A Victim Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're A Victim
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Another Bad Creation Jealous Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
26
BeBe & CeCe Winans I'll Take You There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Take You There
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
27
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")
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Ex-Girlfriend Why Can't You Come Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Can't You Come Home
11
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
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29
Queen Latifah Fly Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
33
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Patti LaBelle Feels Like Another One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Like Another One
39
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Marc Nelson I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Chris Walker Giving You All My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You All My Love
44
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Barry White Put Me In Your Mix Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Put Me In Your Mix
42
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Whitney Houston My Name Is Not Susan Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Name Is Not Susan
18
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Lonnie Gordon Gonna Catch You (From "Cool As Ice") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gonna Catch You (From "Cool As Ice")
41
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Surface You're The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're The One
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
37
The Sounds Of Blackness The Pressure Pt. 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Pressure Pt. 1
45
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Peabo Bryson Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
46
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Small Change Teardrops Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teardrops
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
40
B Angie B So Much Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much Love
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
47
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
MC Lyte When In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When In Love
54
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Yo-Yo Ain't Nobody Better Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Nobody Better
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Diana Ross When You Tell Me That You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Tell Me That You Love Me
51
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Tony Toni Tone House Party II (I Don't Know What You Come To Do) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
House Party II (I Don't Know What You Come To Do)
55
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Phil Perry Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever
52
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Nice & Smooth Hip Hop Junkies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hip Hop Junkies
57
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Kid 'N Play Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody
60
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Eric Gable Can't Wait To Get You Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait To Get You Home
59
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Gerald Levert Private Line Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Line
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
51
Salt-N-Pepa Let's Talk About Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Talk About Sex
53
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Heavy D & The Boyz Is It Good To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Good To You
61
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
M.C. Breed & D.F.C. Ain't No Future In Yo' Fronting Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't No Future In Yo' Fronting
M.C. Breed & D.F.C.
62
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
The Escoffery's Look Who's Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Look Who's Loving Me
63
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge After The Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Dance
Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge
96
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
56
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")
27
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
57
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
38
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
82
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
The Rhythm I'll Do Anything For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do Anything For You
56
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
61
The Rance Allen Group Miracle Worker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
40
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Vesta Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special
58
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Levert Give A Little Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give A Little Love
70
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Atlantic Starr Love Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Crazy
Gains in performance
65
Newkirk Small Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Small Thing
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
66
PC Quest After The Summer's Gone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Summer's Gone
68
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch Featuring Loleatta Holloway Good Vibrations Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Good Vibrations
Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch Featuring Loleatta Holloway
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Let The Beat Hit 'Em Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let The Beat Hit 'Em
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
69
BeBe & CeCe Winans Addictive Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addictive Love
49
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Young M.C. Keep It In Your Pants Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It In Your Pants
67
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Crystal Waters Makin' Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Makin' Happy
77
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
JT Taylor Long Hot Summer Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Long Hot Summer Night
JT Taylor
43
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Phyllis Hyman Living In Confusion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In Confusion
Gains in performance
74
Tam Tam Do It Tam Tam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It Tam Tam
73
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Public Enemy Can't Truss It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Truss It
Gains in performance
76
Gary Taylor Take Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Control
74
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Ready For The World Can He Do It (Like This, Can He Do It Like That) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can He Do It (Like This, Can He Do It Like That)
86
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
F.S. Effect Featuring Christopher Williams I Wanna B Ure Lover Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna B Ure Lover
F.S. Effect Featuring Christopher Williams
83
LAST WEEK
78
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
72
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Chris Bender That's Not The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's Not The Way
95
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
50
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Roberta Flack With Maxi Priest Set The Night To Music Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Set The Night To Music
Roberta Flack With Maxi Priest
90
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Aretha Franklin Someone Else's Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone Else's Eyes
Gains in performance
84
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Where Were You When I Needed You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Were You When I Needed You
Gains in performance
85
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Ain't No Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
86
Freddie Jackson Second Time For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Second Time For Love
81
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Peabo Bryson Can You Stop The Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can You Stop The Rain
66
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Frankie Knuckles The Whistle Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Whistle Song
Gains in performance
89
A Tribe Called Quest Check The Rhime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Check The Rhime
Gains in performance
90
Special Generation You Are Everything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are Everything
Gains in performance
91
Danny Madden Facts Of Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Facts Of Life
91
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Dee Harvey Leave Well Enough Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Leave Well Enough Alone
93
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Alex Bugnon Heart Of New York Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Heart Of New York
71
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Oaktown's 3.5.7 Turn It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
76
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Natalie Cole Unforgettable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Unforgettable
75
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
97
The Stylistics Love Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
87
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Ronnie Dyson Feat. Vikki Austin Are We So Far Apart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are We So Far Apart
Ronnie Dyson Feat. Vikki Austin
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Levert Baby I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby I'm Ready
84
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Georgio Rollin Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rollin
69
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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