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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Romantic
Gains in performance
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2
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
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
3
Mariah Carey Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
4
The O'Jays Keep On Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep On Loving Me
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
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6
Jodeci Forever My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever My Lady
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
7
Lisa Fischer Save Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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8
Guy D-O-G Me Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
D-O-G Me Out
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
9
Vanessa Williams Running Back To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Running Back To You
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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10
Jennifer Holliday I'm On Your Side Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm On Your Side
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
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11
Tracie Spencer Tender Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Kisses
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest) Housecall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Housecall
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest)
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Stevie Wonder Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever")
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Damian Dame Right Down To It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Down To It
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
The Rude Boys Are You Lonely For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Lonely For Me
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
The S.O.S. Band Sometimes I Wonder Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sometimes I Wonder
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
17
Geto Boys Mind Playing Tricks On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mind Playing Tricks On Me
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
18
BeBe & CeCe Winans I'll Take You There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Take You There
26
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
19
Gene Rice You're A Victim Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're A Victim
24
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19
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
7
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6
PEAK POSITION
13
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21
Patti LaBelle Feels Like Another One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Like Another One
30
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21
PEAK POSITION
5
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22
Color Me Badd I Adore Mi Amor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Adore Mi Amor
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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23
Queen Latifah Fly Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
29
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
24
Barry White Put Me In Your Mix Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Put Me In Your Mix
33
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Chris Walker Giving You All My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You All My Love
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
26
Marc Nelson I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You
31
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
8
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27
Another Bad Creation Jealous Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
25
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25
PEAK POSITION
11
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28
Peabo Bryson Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
38
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
The Sounds Of Blackness The Pressure Pt. 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Pressure Pt. 1
37
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Lonnie Gordon Gonna Catch You (From "Cool As Ice") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gonna Catch You (From "Cool As Ice")
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
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41
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
32
MC Lyte When In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When In Love
42
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Donna Summer When Love Cries Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When Love Cries
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
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34
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
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Gerald Levert Private Line Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Line
50
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
36
Kid 'N Play Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody
48
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
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
44
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
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38
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)
45
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
6
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39
Phil Perry Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever
46
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39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
40
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
3
PEAK POSITION
17
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41
Ex-Girlfriend Why Can't You Come Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Can't You Come Home
28
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5
PEAK POSITION
16
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42
Eric Gable Can't Wait To Get You Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait To Get You Home
49
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Phyllis Hyman Don't Wanna Change The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Wanna Change The World
22
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1
PEAK POSITION
16
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44
Nice & Smooth Hip Hop Junkies Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hip Hop Junkies
47
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
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45
Heavy D & The Boyz Is It Good To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Good To You
52
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
The Escoffery's Look Who's Loving Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Look Who's Loving Me
54
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
47
Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge After The Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Dance
Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge
55
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Atlantic Starr Love Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Crazy
64
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49
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
50
Surface You're The One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You're The One
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Public Enemy Can't Truss It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Truss It
75
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
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.
53
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
53
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")
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Salt-N-Pepa Let's Talk About Sex Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Talk About Sex
51
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
7
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55
Phyllis Hyman Living In Confusion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In Confusion
73
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
57
B Angie B So Much Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much Love
40
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Whitney Houston My Name Is Not Susan Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Name Is Not Susan
34
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Smokey Robinson Double Good Everything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Double Good Everything
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
60
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
82
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
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
78
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Aretha Franklin Someone Else's Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Someone Else's Eyes
83
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Crystal Waters Makin' Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Makin' Happy
71
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
64
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)
77
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Ain't No Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
85
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
PC Quest After The Summer's Gone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Summer's Gone
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Frankie Knuckles The Whistle Song Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Whistle Song
88
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Chris Bender That's Not The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
That's Not The Way
80
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Riff Everytime My Heart Beats Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everytime My Heart Beats
Gains in performance
70
Tam Tam Do It Tam Tam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It Tam Tam
74
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
71
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
67
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Jermaine Jackson You Said, You Said Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Said, You Said
Gains in performance
73
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
84
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Shirley Murdock Stay With Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay With Me Tonight
Gains in performance
75
Young M.C. Keep It In Your Pants Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It In Your Pants
70
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
76
David Peaston String Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
77
Yo-Yo Ain't Nobody Better Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Nobody Better
43
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Hi-Five Just Another Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Girlfriend
Gains in performance
79
Levert Give A Little Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give A Little Love
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Small Change Teardrops Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Teardrops
39
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Cherrelle Never In My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never In My Life
Gains in performance
82
A Tribe Called Quest Check The Rhime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Check The Rhime
89
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
83
The Rance Allen Group Miracle Worker Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
61
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Vesta Special Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Special
62
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
85
The 2 Live Crew Pop That Coochie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pop That Coochie
Gains in performance
86
The Rhythm I'll Do Anything For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Do Anything For You
60
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Tony Terry With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With You
79
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
88
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
57
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Let The Beat Hit 'Em Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let The Beat Hit 'Em
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Special Generation You Are Everything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Are Everything
90
LAST WEEK
90
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Gary Taylor Take Control Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Control
76
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Vesta Do Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Ya
Gains in performance
93
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")
56
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
94
BeBe & CeCe Winans Addictive Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addictive Love
69
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
95
UMC's Blue Cheese Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Blue Cheese
Gains in performance
96
The Honeys How Low (Can You Go) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Low (Can You Go)
Gains in performance
97
Dee Harvey Leave Well Enough Alone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Leave Well Enough Alone
92
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
98
JT Taylor Long Hot Summer Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Long Hot Summer Night
JT Taylor
72
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Danny Madden Facts Of Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Facts Of Life
91
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Newkirk Small Thing Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Small Thing
65
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
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