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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Don't Be Afraid (From "Juice")
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Aaron Hall Don't Be Afraid (From "Juice") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Be Afraid (From "Juice")
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Lisa Stansfield All Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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Keith Sweat Why Me Baby? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Me Baby?
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10
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Joe Public Live And Learn Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Live And Learn
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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)
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Mariah Carey Make It Happen Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Make It Happen
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Jodeci Come & Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come & Talk To Me
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Gains in performance
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Tracie Spencer Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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PEAK POSITION
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Gains in performance
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Shanice I'm Cryin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Cryin'
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10
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13
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
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14
Luther Vandross Sometimes It's Only Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sometimes It's Only Love
17
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Boyz II Men Please Don't Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Please Don't Go
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PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Alyson Williams Can't Have My Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Have My Man
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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TLC Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg
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PEAK POSITION
13
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Skyy Up And Over (Stronger And Better) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Up And Over (Stronger And Better)
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
11
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R. Kelly & Public Announcement Honey Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Honey Love
R. Kelly & Public Announcement
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Chaka Khan Love You All My Lifetime Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love You All My Lifetime
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Glenn Jones Here I Go Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here I Go Again
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PEAK POSITION
15
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Meli'sa Morgan Still In Love With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Still In Love With You
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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Jody Watley I'm The One You Need Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm The One You Need
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PEAK POSITION
9
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2Pac Brenda's Got A Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Brenda's Got A Baby
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PEAK POSITION
8
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Gary Brown Don't Make Me Beg Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Make Me Beg Tonight
29
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25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Big Daddy Kane The Lover In You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Lover In You
28
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26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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Vanessa Williams Save The Best For Last Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Save The Best For Last
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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36
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gerald Levert School Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
School Me
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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Kathy Sledge Take Me Back To Love Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take Me Back To Love Again
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Jermaine Jackson I Dream, I Dream Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Dream, I Dream
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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Bas Noir Superficial Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Superficial Love
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
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Atlantic Starr Masterpiece Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Masterpiece
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
13
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Michael Jackson In The Closet Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
In The Closet
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34
PEAK POSITION
2
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
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Damian Dame Gotta Learn My Rhythm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gotta Learn My Rhythm
44
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Prince And The N.P.G. Money Don't Matter 2 Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Money Don't Matter 2 Night
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
37
Modest Fok Love Or The Single Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Or The Single Life
42
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
7
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Randy Crawford Who's Crying Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Who's Crying Now
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LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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2nd II None If You Want It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Want It
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Das EFX They Want EFX Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
They Want EFX
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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Riff White Men Can't Jump Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
White Men Can't Jump
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PEAK POSITION
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Mint Condition Forever In Your Eyes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forever In Your Eyes
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PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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Lionel Richie Do It To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It To Me
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
45
The College Boyz Victim Of The Ghetto Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Victim Of The Ghetto
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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The Boys The Saga Continues. . . Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Saga Continues. . .
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LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Lisa Taylor Secrets Of The Heart Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Secrets Of The Heart
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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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)
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
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Doug E. Fresh & The New Get Fresh Crew Bustin' Out (On Funk) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bustin' Out (On Funk)
Doug E. Fresh & The New Get Fresh Crew
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LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
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Gains in performance
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