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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Save The Best For Last
Gains in performance
Play
2
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)
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
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3
Michael Jackson Remember The Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Remember The Time
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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4
Prince And The N.P.G. Diamonds And Pearls Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Diamonds And Pearls
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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5
TLC Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
6
Atlantic Starr Masterpiece Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Masterpiece
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
7
Glenn Jones Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
8
Aaron Hall Don't Be Afraid (From "Juice") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be Afraid (From "Juice")
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
9
Chris Walker Take Time Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Time
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
10
Mint Condition Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)
5
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3
PEAK POSITION
22
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11
Phyllis Hyman When You Get Right Down To It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Get Right Down To It
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
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15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
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13
Joe Public Live And Learn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Live And Learn
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
15
Keith Sweat Why Me Baby? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Me Baby?
21
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
16
Tevin Campbell Goodbye Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
17
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)
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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18
Lisa Stansfield All Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
26
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
19
M.C. Hammer Do Not Pass Me By Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Not Pass Me By
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
20
Tony Terry Everlasting Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everlasting Love
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
18
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21
Aretha Franklin Featuring Michael McDonald Everchanging Times Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everchanging Times
Aretha Franklin Featuring Michael McDonald
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
10
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22
Mariah Carey Make It Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Happen
27
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
23
Black Sheep The Choice Is Yours Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Choice Is Yours
24
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
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28
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
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25
Skyy Up And Over (Stronger And Better) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Up And Over (Stronger And Better)
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Keith Washington When You Love Somebody Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Love Somebody
32
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Tracie Spencer Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
33
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
28
M.C. Brains Oochie Coochie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Oochie Coochie
18
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16
PEAK POSITION
10
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29
MC Lyte Poor Georgie Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Poor Georgie
14
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11
PEAK POSITION
13
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30
Barry White & Isaac Hayes Dark And Lovely Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dark And Lovely
Barry White & Isaac Hayes
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
9
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31
Shanice I'm Cryin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Cryin'
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Digital Underground No Nose Job Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
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33
Cherrelle Tears Of Joy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tears Of Joy
39
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Naughty By Nature Everything's Gonna Be Alright Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Everything's Gonna Be Alright
20
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
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35
Luther Vandross Sometimes It's Only Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sometimes It's Only Love
44
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
36
Jody Watley I'm The One You Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm The One You Need
43
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
37
Roger Take Me Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Back
41
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
38
CeCe Peniston We Got A Love Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Got A Love Thang
45
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Luke I Wanna Rock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Rock
49
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
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
25
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Alyson Williams Can't Have My Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Have My Man
51
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Calloway Let's Get Smooth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get Smooth
42
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Boyz II Men Please Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Please Don't Go
54
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Jodeci Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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46
En Vogue My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
47
Jodeci Come & Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come & Talk To Me
75
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
48
Chic Chic Mystique Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Chic Mystique
50
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Cameo Emotional Violence Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Emotional Violence
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Smoove (Meanwhile) Back At The Ranch Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Meanwhile) Back At The Ranch
52
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
51
UMC's One To Grow On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
One To Grow On
61
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Big Daddy Kane The Lover In You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lover In You
59
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Whistle If You Don't Say Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Don't Say
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Boyz II Men Uhh Ahh Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Eric B. & Rakim Juice (Know The Ledge) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Juice (Know The Ledge)
40
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Meli'sa Morgan Still In Love With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still In Love With You
Gains in performance
57
Karyn White Walkin' The Dog Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Walkin' The Dog
66
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
R. Kelly & Public Announcement Honey Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Honey Love
R. Kelly & Public Announcement
89
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Public Enemy Shut Em Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shut Em Down
37
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
60
2Pac Brenda's Got A Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Brenda's Got A Baby
88
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Lisa Taylor Secrets Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secrets Of The Heart
65
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Gary Brown Don't Make Me Beg Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Make Me Beg Tonight
73
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Jermaine Jackson I Dream, I Dream Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Dream, I Dream
82
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
B.B. King The Blues Come Over Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Blues Come Over Me
63
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Shabba Ranks Featuring KRS-1 The Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Jam
Shabba Ranks Featuring KRS-1
81
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
John Payne She Just Can't Help It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
She Just Can't Help It
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Tim Owens Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Kathy Sledge Take Me Back To Love Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Back To Love Again
93
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Bas Noir Superficial Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superficial Love
84
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
The Temptations Hoops Of Fire Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hoops Of Fire
83
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Johnny Mathis Duet With Regina Belle Better Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Better Together
Johnny Mathis Duet With Regina Belle
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
72
The Chill Deal Boyz Make Ya Body Move Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make Ya Body Move
55
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
73
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
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
74
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
70
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Modest Fok Love Or The Single Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Or The Single Life
87
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Degrees Of Motion Do You Want It Right Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You Want It Right Now
86
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
58
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
78
MC Luscious Boom! I Got Your Boyfriend Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Boom! I Got Your Boyfriend
Gains in performance
79
Eric Gable Straight From My Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Straight From My Heart
46
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
80
El DeBarge My Heart Belongs To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
My Heart Belongs To You
94
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Queen Latifah Latifah's Had It Up 2 Here Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Latifah's Had It Up 2 Here
67
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Kris Kross Jump Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
83
Clivilles & Cole A Deeper Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Deeper Love
91
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Riff White Men Can't Jump Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
White Men Can't Jump
Gains in performance
85
KCM Let Me Groove You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let Me Groove You
Gains in performance
86
Shanice I Love Your Smile Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Love Your Smile
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
96
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Keith Sweat Keep It Comin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep It Comin'
76
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Guy Let's Stay Together Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Stay Together
95
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
90
By All Means The Feeling I Get Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Feeling I Get
Gains in performance
91
Peabo Bryson Lost In The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lost In The Night
56
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Color Me Badd Thinkin' Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinkin' Back
60
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
93
XClan Fire & Earth Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fire & Earth
Gains in performance
94
Colonel Abrams You Don't Know (Somebody Tell Me) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Know (Somebody Tell Me)
62
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Goldmoney Money Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
96
Heavy D & The Boyz Peaceful Journey Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Peaceful Journey
90
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Robyn Springer Forever & Ever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever & Ever
Gains in performance
98
Mariah Carey Can't Let Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Let Go
80
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Dee Harvey Just As I Am Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just As I Am
69
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Hen-Gee & Evil-E If U Were Mine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If U Were Mine
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
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