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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
I Love Your Smile
Songwriter(s)
N.M.Walden, Shanice, S.Jackson, J.Baker
Producer(s)
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label
Motown

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Shanice I Love Your Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love Your Smile
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, Shanice, S.Jackson, J.Baker
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
2
Vanessa Williams The Comfort Zone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Comfort Zone
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Jones, R.Stewart
Producer(s):
K.Jones, R.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
3
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
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
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
4
M.C. Hammer 2 Legit 2 Quit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
2 Legit 2 Quit
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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
5
Michael Jackson Black Or White Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Black Or White
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
6
Keith Sweat Keep It Comin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It Comin'
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
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
7
Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge After The Dance Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
After The Dance
Fourplay Featuring El DeBarge
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Ware, M.Gaye, A.Ross
Producer(s):
Fourplay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
8
Prince And The N.P.G. Insatiable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Insatiable
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
9
Atlantic Starr Love Crazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Crazy
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Lewis, W.Lewis
Producer(s):
D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
10
Phyllis Hyman Living In Confusion Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Living In Confusion
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Gamble, T.Burrus, P.Hyman
Producer(s):
K.Gamble, T.Burrus
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zoo | Philadelphia International
11
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)
11  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Riley, Jr., C.Brown
Producer(s):
Ready For The World
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
Luther Vandross The Rush Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Rush
14  Last
12  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
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
13
Digital Underground Kiss You Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kiss You Back
13  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
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
14
Mariah Carey Can't Let Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Let Go
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, W.Afanasieff
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
15
Lisa Stansfield Change Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Change
12  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Stansfield, I.Devaney, A.Morris
Producer(s):
I.Devaney, A.Morris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
16
Jody Watley I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Watley, A.Cymone
Producer(s):
A.Cymone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
17
Boyz II Men Uhh Ahh Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Uhh Ahh
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Morris, W.Morris, M.Bivins
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
18
Jodeci Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing
Producer(s):
D.Swing, Al B.Sure!
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
19
Tone-Loc All Through The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Through The Night
20  Last
19  Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Smith, Joseph, Johnson
Producer(s):
Tone-Loc, T.Joseph, Quicksilver
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Delicious Vinyl
20
Gerald Levert Private Line Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Private Line
17  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
21
Roger (Everybody) Get Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Everybody) Get Up
19  Last
19  Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Troutman, D.Gamson
Producer(s):
R.Troutman, D.Gamson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
22
Karyn White The Way I Feel About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way I Feel About You
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.White, B.Sterling, Z.Harmon, C.Troy
Producer(s):
C.Troy, Z.Harmon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
23
Stevie Wonder These Three Words Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
These Three Words
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
24
Keith Washington Make Time For Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make Time For Love
22  Last
22  Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Nettlesbey, T.Coffey
Producer(s):
J.Nettlesbey, T.Coffey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
25
Whitney Houston I Belong To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Belong To You
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Bramble, F.Golde
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
26
R. Kelly & Public Announcement She's Got That Vibe Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She's Got That Vibe
R. Kelly & Public Announcement
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly, B.Hankerson
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
27
P.M. Dawn Set Adrift On Memory Bliss Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Set Adrift On Memory Bliss
26  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Cordes, G.Kemp
Producer(s):
P.M.Dawn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Gee Street/Island
28
CeCe Peniston Finally Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Finally
31  Last
28  Peak
10  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Peniston, F.Delgado, E.L.Linnear, R.K.Jackson
Producer(s):
F.Delgado
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
29
Tony Terry Everlasting Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everlasting Love
34  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Reese, T.Terry
Producer(s):
T.Currier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
30
The Brand New Heavies Stay This Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay This Way
33  Last
30  Peak
11  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Wellman
Producer(s):
The Brand New Heavies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Delicious Vinyl
31
Chubb Rock Just The Two Of Us Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Two Of Us
38  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Thompson, R.Simpson
Producer(s):
H.Tee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Select
32
Chris Walker Giving You All My Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving You All My Love
27  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Walker
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Pendulum
33
Barry White Put Me In Your Mix Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Put Me In Your Mix
23  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.White, H.Johnson
Producer(s):
B.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
34
BeBe & CeCe Winans I'll Take You There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Take You There
30  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Isbell
Producer(s):
K.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
35
Ex-Girlfriend You (You're The One For Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You (You're The One For Me)
36  Last
35  Peak
10  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Full Force
Producer(s):
Full Force
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
36
Big Daddy Kane Groove With It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove With It
41  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Big Daddy Kane, M.Stokes
Producer(s):
M.Stokes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Cold Chillin'
37
Guy Let's Stay Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Stay Together
42  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.T.Riley, A.R.Hall
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
38
Public Enemy Can't Truss It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Truss It
29  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Ridenhour, Robertz, G-Wiz, Depper
Producer(s):
Imperial Ministers Of Funk
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
39
Jodeci Forever My Lady Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever My Lady
37  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing, Al B.Sure!
Producer(s):
D.Swing, Al B.Sure!
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
40
Patti LaBelle Feels Like Another One Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feels Like Another One
35  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Stokes, S.J.Barnes, P.LaBelle, J.R.Ellison
Producer(s):
M.Stokes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
Level III Groove Ya Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Ya
44  Last
41  Peak
10  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Taylor, M.I.Taylor, W.Taylor,Jr., J.Gass
Producer(s):
J.Gass
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
42
Geto Boys Mind Playing Tricks On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mind Playing Tricks On Me
43  Last
10  Peak
20  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
20
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
43
Gene Rice Love Is Calling You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Is Calling You
45  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Sheppard, J.Varner, E.Rice
Producer(s):
S.Sheppard, J.Varner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
44
Mint Condition Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)
48  Last
44  Peak
11  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
45
J.C. Lodge Home Is Where The Hurt Is Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Home Is Where The Hurt Is
46  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.C.Lodge
Producer(s):
E.O'Meally, J.C.Lodge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
46
Tracie Spencer Tender Kisses Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tender Kisses
39  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod, Sir Spence, T.Spencer
Producer(s):
M.Sherrod, P.Sherrod
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
47
The Temptations The Jones' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Jones'
49  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Stewart
Producer(s):
A.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
48
Riff Everytime My Heart Beats Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everytime My Heart Beats
40  Last
26  Peak
13  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Reswick, S.Werfel
Producer(s):
D.Lambert
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
49
Heavy D & The Boyz Is It Good To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Is It Good To You
47  Last
13  Peak
16  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Heavy D, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
50
Lisa Fischer So Intense Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Intense
51  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Mohawk, R.Cantor, N.M.Walden, C.Richardson
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
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