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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7
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Remember The Time
Gains in performance
Play
2
Prince And The N.P.G. Diamonds And Pearls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Diamonds And Pearls
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Mint Condition Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
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Gains in performance
4
Gerald Levert (Duet With Eddie Levert) Baby Hold On To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Hold On To Me
Gerald Levert (Duet With Eddie Levert)
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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5
Patti LaBelle Somebody Loves You Baby (You Know Who It Is) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody Loves You Baby (You Know Who It Is)
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
6
Tony Terry Everlasting Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everlasting Love
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
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7
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
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
17
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8
Vanessa Williams Save The Best For Last Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save The Best For Last
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
9
Jodeci Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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10
Glenn Jones Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
14
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
11
Boyz II Men Uhh Ahh Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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12
Naughty By Nature Everything's Gonna Be Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Atlantic Starr Masterpiece Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Masterpiece
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
14
MC Lyte Poor Georgie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Poor Georgie
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
15
TLC Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
16
M.C. Brains Oochie Coochie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oochie Coochie
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
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17
Chris Walker Take Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Time
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
18
Phyllis Hyman When You Get Right Down To It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Get Right Down To It
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
31
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
21
Joe Public Live And Learn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Live And Learn
34
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Queen Latifah Latifah's Had It Up 2 Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Latifah's Had It Up 2 Here
13
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13
PEAK POSITION
12
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23
Aretha Franklin Featuring Michael McDonald Everchanging Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everchanging Times
Aretha Franklin Featuring Michael McDonald
32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
24
Eric Gable Straight From My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight From My Heart
29
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24
PEAK POSITION
8
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25
Nice & Smooth How To Flow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How To Flow
23
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23
PEAK POSITION
10
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26
Aaron Hall Don't Be Afraid (From "Juice") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be Afraid (From "Juice")
43
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
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27
Public Enemy Shut Em Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shut Em Down
33
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
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28
Mariah Carey Can't Let Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Let Go
11
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2
PEAK POSITION
17
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29
The Game All Night All Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All Night All Day
24
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24
PEAK POSITION
14
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30
Black Sheep The Choice Is Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Choice Is Yours
39
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Color Me Badd Thinkin' Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinkin' Back
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
32
The Chill Deal Boyz Make Ya Body Move Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make Ya Body Move
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
8
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33
Tim Owens Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
34
Tevin Campbell Goodbye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
35
P.M. Dawn Paper Doll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Paper Doll
41
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
6
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36
Barry White & Isaac Hayes Dark And Lovely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dark And Lovely
Barry White & Isaac Hayes
44
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
M.C. Hammer Do Not Pass Me By Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Not Pass Me By
49
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Eric B. & Rakim Juice (Know The Ledge) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Juice (Know The Ledge)
45
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
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39
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
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
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40
Keith Sweat Why Me Baby? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Me Baby?
59
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
55
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Keith Washington When You Love Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Love Somebody
53
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Peabo Bryson Lost In The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In The Night
47
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
7
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44
Lisa Stansfield All Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
70
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
45
Mariah Carey Make It Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Happen
65
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Keith Sweat Keep It Comin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It Comin'
30
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1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Stevie Wonder These Three Words Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
These Three Words
26
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7
PEAK POSITION
15
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48
Karyn White The Way I Feel About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way I Feel About You
17
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
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49
Marc Nelson Count On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Count On Me
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Skyy Up And Over (Stronger And Better) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Up And Over (Stronger And Better)
60
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Guy Let's Stay Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Stay Together
27
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Tracie Spencer Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
64
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Lisa Fischer So Intense Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Intense
21
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Digital Underground No Nose Job Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
62
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Surface ...A Nice Time For Lovin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
...A Nice Time For Lovin'
56
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
56
C'Vello Turn You On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn You On
57
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Jody Watley I Want You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Want You
36
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Shanice I Love Your Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love Your Smile
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Cherrelle Tears Of Joy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tears Of Joy
73
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Shanice I'm Cryin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Cryin'
81
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Heavy D & The Boyz Peaceful Journey Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Peaceful Journey
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Smokey Robinson I Love Your Face Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love Your Face
69
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Colonel Abrams You Don't Know (Somebody Tell Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Know (Somebody Tell Me)
67
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
68
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Ice Cube Steady Mobbin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Steady Mobbin'
42
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Calloway Let's Get Smooth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Smooth
78
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
M.C. Hammer Addams Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Addams Groove
37
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Roger Take Me Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Back
83
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Cameo Emotional Violence Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotional Violence
76
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Whistle If You Don't Say Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Don't Say
82
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Dee Harvey Just As I Am Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just As I Am
79
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Chic Chic Mystique Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chic Mystique
93
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
75
CeCe Peniston We Got A Love Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Got A Love Thang
85
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Jody Watley I'm The One You Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm The One You Need
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
77
Gladys Knight Where Would I Be Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Would I Be
Gladys Knight
71
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Salt-N-Pepa You Showed Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Showed Me
72
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Smoove (Meanwhile) Back At The Ranch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Meanwhile) Back At The Ranch
88
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Chubb Rock Just The Two Of Us Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just The Two Of Us
58
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Luther Vandross Sometimes It's Only Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sometimes It's Only Love
Gains in performance
82
Marion Meadows/Gene Rice & Angela Bofill Love Was Never (Like This) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Was Never (Like This)
Marion Meadows/Gene Rice & Angela Bofill
89
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
B.B. King The Blues Come Over Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Blues Come Over Me
90
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Luke I Wanna Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Rock
Gains in performance
85
John Payne She Just Can't Help It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Just Can't Help It
92
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Johnny Mathis Duet With Regina Belle Better Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Together
Johnny Mathis Duet With Regina Belle
Gains in performance
87
M.C. Hammer 2 Legit 2 Quit Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
2 Legit 2 Quit
75
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Luther Vandross The Rush Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
50
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
89
The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins,Jr. Always On My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always On My Mind
The Stylistics Featuring Russell Thompkins,Jr.
91
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
90
State Of Art Understanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Understanding
51
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
61
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Hen-Gee & Evil-E If U Were Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If U Were Mine
Gains in performance
93
UMC's One To Grow On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One To Grow On
Gains in performance
94
Degrees Of Motion Do You Want It Right Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Want It Right Now
Gains in performance
95
Big Daddy Kane The Lover In You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lover In You
Gains in performance
96
Lisa Taylor Secrets Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secrets Of The Heart
Gains in performance
97
Geto Boys Mind Playing Tricks On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mind Playing Tricks On Me
94
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
80
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
99
David Peaston Luxury Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Luxury Of Love
63
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Whitney Houston I Belong To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Belong To You
74
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
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