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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
17
WEEKS ON CHART
Tender Kisses
Songwriter(s)
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod, Sir Spence, T.Spencer
Producer(s)
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol
Gains in performance

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Tracie Spencer Tender Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Kisses
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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
2
Damian Dame Right Down To It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Right Down To It
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
3
The Rude Boys Are You Lonely For Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Are You Lonely For Me
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
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
4
BeBe & CeCe Winans I'll Take You There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Take You There
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Isbell
Producer(s):
K.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
5
Patti LaBelle Feels Like Another One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Like Another One
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Stokes, S.J.Barnes, P.LaBelle, J.R.Ellison
Producer(s):
M.Stokes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
6
Gerald Levert Private Line Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Line
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
7
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest) Housecall Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Housecall
Shabba Ranks (Featuring Maxi Priest)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Gordon, M.Bennett, M.Priest, B.Thompson
Producer(s):
M.Bennett, C.Dillon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
8
Barry White Put Me In Your Mix Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Put Me In Your Mix
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.White, H.Johnson
Producer(s):
B.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
9
Chris Walker Giving You All My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You All My Love
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Walker
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Pendulum
10
Jodeci Forever My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever My Lady
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing, Al B.Sure!
Producer(s):
D.Swing, Al B.Sure!
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
11
Peabo Bryson Closer Than Close Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Closer Than Close
12  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Weil, B.Mann
Producer(s):
B.Mann
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
12
Public Enemy Can't Truss It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Truss It
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Ridenhour, Robertz, G-Wiz, Depper
Producer(s):
Imperial Ministers Of Funk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
13
Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge After The Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Dance
Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge
18  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Ware, M.Gaye, A.Ross
Producer(s):
Fourplay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
14
Geto Boys Mind Playing Tricks On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mind Playing Tricks On Me
11  Last
10  Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Shaw, B.T.Jordan, W.J.Dennis
Producer(s):
J.Smith, Bido, Simon, Scarface, Willie D
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rap-A-Lot
15
MC Lyte When In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When In Love
14  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
MC Lyte, R.Wolf, B.Mazur
Producer(s):
Wolf, Epic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | First Priority
16
The Sounds Of Blackness The Pressure Pt. 1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Pressure Pt. 1
17  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.D.Hines, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
G.D.Hines, Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
17
Heavy D & The Boyz Is It Good To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Good To You
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Heavy D, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
18
Atlantic Starr Love Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Crazy
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Lewis, W.Lewis
Producer(s):
D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
19
Eric Gable Can't Wait To Get You Home Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Wait To Get You Home
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Laurence
Producer(s):
P.Laurence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Orpheus
20
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)
19  Last
19  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Wiggins, R.Wiggins, T.C.Riley
Producer(s):
Tony Toni Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
Phyllis Hyman Living In Confusion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In Confusion
24  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Gamble, T.Burrus, P.Hyman
Producer(s):
K.Gamble, T.Burrus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zoo | Philadelphia International
22
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Ring My Bell Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ring My Bell
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Knight
Producer(s):
Mr. Lee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
23
Smokey Robinson Double Good Everything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Double Good Everything
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Robinson
Producer(s):
S.Robinson, A.Kaufman, D.Bates
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
24
Shanice I Love Your Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love Your Smile
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, Shanice, S.Jackson, J.Baker
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
25
Jermaine Jackson You Said, You Said Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Said, You Said
27  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons, Jackson
Producer(s):
The Laface Family
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
26
P.M. Dawn Set Adrift On Memory Bliss Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
31  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Cordes, G.Kemp
Producer(s):
P.M.Dawn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Gee Street/Island
27
M.C. Hammer 2 Legit 2 Quit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
2 Legit 2 Quit
35  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Hammer, F.C.Pilate II, J.Earley, M.P.Kelly, L.K.Burrell
Producer(s):
Hammer, F.C.Pilate II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Kid 'N Play Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody
26  Last
26  Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Hargis, E.Johnson, C.Reid
Producer(s):
Quicksilver
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Select
29
Tevin Campbell Tell Me What You Want Me To Do Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me What You Want Me To Do
32  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, T.Campbell, S.Dakota
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
30
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)
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Riley, Jr., C.Brown
Producer(s):
Ready For The World
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
31
Vanessa Williams The Comfort Zone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Comfort Zone
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Jones, R.Stewart
Producer(s):
K.Jones, R.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
32
Riff Everytime My Heart Beats Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everytime My Heart Beats
36  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Reswick, S.Werfel
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
33
Roger (Everybody) Get Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Everybody) Get Up
37  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Troutman, D.Gamson
Producer(s):
R.Troutman, D.Gamson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
34
Shirley Murdock Stay With Me Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay With Me Tonight
38  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Troutman, B.Beck, R.Troutman, Z.Troutman
Producer(s):
R.Troutman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
35
Lisa Stansfield Change Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Change
41  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Stansfield, I.Devaney, A.Morris
Producer(s):
I.Devaney, A.Morris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
36
Luther Vandross The Rush Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Rush
39  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
37
Mariah Carey Emotions Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotions
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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
38
Digital Underground Kiss You Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss You Back
43  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Jacobs, R.Brooks, G.Clinton,Jr., P.Wynn
Producer(s):
Underground Prod. Squad
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
39
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
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.J.Perren, C.Yarian
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
40
Prince And The N.P.G. Insatiable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Insatiable
47  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
41
Hi-Five Just Another Girlfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Girlfriend
42  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.F.White
Producer(s):
E.F.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
42
Naughty By Nature O.P.P. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
O.P.P.
30  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
V.Brown, K.Gist, A.Criss, The Corporation
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
43
Vesta Do Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Ya
46  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Vesta, A.Z.Giles
Producer(s):
A.Z.Giles
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
44
Michael Jackson Black Or White Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Or White
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
45
Keith Washington Make Time For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make Time For Love
53  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Nettlesbey, T.Coffey
Producer(s):
J.Nettlesbey, T.Coffey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
46
Jody Watley I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You
56  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Watley, A.Cymone
Producer(s):
A.Cymone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
47
Cherrelle Never In My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never In My Life
50  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, A.Willis, L.Biancaniello
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Tabu
48
Tone-Loc All Through The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Through The Night
54  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Smith, Joseph, Johnson
Producer(s):
Tone-Loc, T.Joseph, Quicksilver
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Delicious Vinyl
49
Keith Sweat Keep It Comin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It Comin'
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Job, J.Carter, J.Sayles, D.Wyatt, K.Scott, K.Sweat
Producer(s):
K.Sweat, L.Job
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
50
Stevie Wonder Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fun Day (From "Jungle Fever")
15  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
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