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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
13
WEEKS ON CHART
You Remind Me (From "Strictly Business")
Songwriter(s)
D.Hall, E.Milteer
Producer(s)
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA | Uptown
Gains in performance

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Mary J. Blige You Remind Me (From "Strictly Business") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Remind Me (From "Strictly Business")
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Hall, E.Milteer
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
2
Shabba Ranks Mr. Loverman (From "Deep Cover") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mr. Loverman (From "Deep Cover")
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Gordon, M.Bennett, H.Lindo
Producer(s):
M.Bennett, C.Dillon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
3
En Vogue Giving Him Something He Can Feel Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Giving Him Something He Can Feel
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
4
Luther Vandross And Janet Jackson With BBD And Ralph Tresvant The Best Things In Life Are Free Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Best Things In Life Are Free
Luther Vandross And Janet Jackson With BBD And Ralph Tresvant
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, R.Tresvant, M.Bivins, R.Devoe
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
5
TLC Baby-Baby-Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby-Baby-Baby
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
6
CeCe Peniston Keep On Walkin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Keep On Walkin'
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Hurley, M.Williams, K.Sims
Producer(s):
S.Hurely
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
7
Shanice Silent Prayer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Silent Prayer
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.M.Walden, J.Cohen
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
8
Glenn Jones I've Been Searchin' (Nobody Like You) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I've Been Searchin' (Nobody Like You)
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Jones, B.Belle
Producer(s):
B.Belle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
9
Kris Kross Warm It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Warm It Up
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, Toni C., L.Parker
Producer(s):
J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
10
Men At Large Use Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Use Me
12  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Producer(s):
G.Levert, M.Gordon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
11
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)
15  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
12
Troop Whatever It Takes (To Make You Stay) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatever It Takes (To Make You Stay)
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.A.McNeil,Jr., V.Drayton
Producer(s):
G.Cauthen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
13
Vanessa Williams Just For Tonight Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just For Tonight
18  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Thomas, C.Weil
Producer(s):
K.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
14
Mariah Carey I'll Be There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Be There
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Davis, B.Gordy, W.Hutch, B.West
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
15
Arrested Development Tennessee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tennessee
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Arrested Development
Producer(s):
Speech
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
16
El DeBarge You Know What I Like Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Know What I Like
22  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Debarge
Producer(s):
El DeBarge, M.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
17
Alyson Williams Just My Luck Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just My Luck
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Edwards
Producer(s):
D.Simmons, Kayo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | OBR
18
Babyface (Featuring Toni Braxton) Give U My Heart (From "Boomerang") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Give U My Heart (From "Boomerang")
Babyface (Featuring Toni Braxton)
28  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Watson, Babyface, D.Simmons, LA Reid
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
19
Chris Walker No Place Like Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
No Place Like Love
19  Last
19  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Murdock, D.DeGroat
Producer(s):
C.Walker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Pendulum
20
Patti LaBelle When You've Been Blessed (Feels Like Heaven) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You've Been Blessed (Feels Like Heaven)
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.R.Ellison, P.LaBelle, N.Wilkie, N.Hendryx, J.Gold, W.Sigler
Producer(s):
J.R.Ellison
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
Brian McKnight The Way Love Goes Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Way Love Goes
27  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.McKnight, B.Barnes
Producer(s):
B.McKnight, B.Barnes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
22
David Black Nobody But You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nobody But You
26  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Russell, G.Cauthen
Producer(s):
S.Russell, G.Cauthen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bust It
23
Joe Public I Miss You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Miss You
29  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Carter, J.Sayles, K.Scott, D.Wyatt
Producer(s):
L.Job, Joe Public
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
24
BeBe & CeCe Winans Depend On You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Depend On You
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Thomas, B.Winans, D.Winans
Producer(s):
K.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
25
Eric B. & Rakim Don't Sweat The Technique Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Sweat The Technique
34  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Eric B. & Rakim
Producer(s):
Eric B. & Rakim
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
26
Karyn White Do Unto Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do Unto Me
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.White, C.Troy, Z.Harmon, T.Haynes
Producer(s):
C.Troy, Z.Harmon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
27
Michael Jackson Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jam
40  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson, R.Moore, B.Swedien, E.T.Riley
Producer(s):
M.Jackson, Teddy Riley, B.Swedien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
28
Lorenzo Real Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Real Love
35  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.Scott
Producer(s):
F.Scott, J.Jefferson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Alpha International
29
Good 2 Go Never Satisfied Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Satisfied
14  Last
10  Peak
15  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Brown
Producer(s):
S.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
30
Das EFX They Want EFX Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
They Want EFX
21  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Weston, W.Hines, J.Brown, F.Wesley, C.Bobbitt
Producer(s):
A.Weston, W.Hines
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
31
R. Kelly & Public Announcement Honey Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Honey Love
R. Kelly & Public Announcement
23  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
32
Larry Springfield All The Way Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All The Way Love
39  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Springfield, T.Collins, A.Hennings, S.Banks
Producer(s):
A.Hennings
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Tabu
33
Lionel Richie Do It To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do It To Me
17  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Richie
Producer(s):
S.Levine, L.Richie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
34
Boyz II Men End Of The Road (From "Boomerang") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
End Of The Road (From "Boomerang")
74  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
74
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons, LA Reid
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Biv 10
35
House Of Pain Jump Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Jump Around
51  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
36
Whitney Houston (Duet With Stevie Wonder) We Didn't Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
We Didn't Know
Whitney Houston (Duet With Stevie Wonder)
20  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
S.Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
37
Ralph Tresvant Money Can't Buy You Love (From "Mo' Money") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Money Can't Buy You Love (From "Mo' Money")
47  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, R.Tresvant
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
38
Jodeci Come & Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come & Talk To Me
33  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing
Producer(s):
D.Swing, Al B.Sure!
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
39
M.C. Brains Brainstorming Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Brainstorming
43  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Q-Tip, M.Bivins
Producer(s):
F.Jenkins, N.Morris, S.Stockman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
40
Tevin Campbell Strawberry Letter 23 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Strawberry Letter 23
44  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Otis
Producer(s):
Q.Jones II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
41
The Cover Girls Wishing On A Star Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Wishing On A Star
54  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.R.Calvin
Producer(s):
T.Moran
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
42
Chaka Khan You Can Make The Story Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Can Make The Story Right
59  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Brathwaite, G.Goodman
Producer(s):
W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
43
Gary Brown Somebody's Been Sleepin' In My Bed Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Somebody's Been Sleepin' In My Bed
46  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Brown, D.Blake
Producer(s):
G.Brown, S.Harvey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
44
Lisa Taylor Did You Pray Today? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Did You Pray Today?
50  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.McKinney, M.O'Hara
Producer(s):
S.Mckinney, R.Brookins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
45
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport Dream Come True '92 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dream Come True '92
The Brand New Heavies Featuring N'Dea Davenport
48  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Muriel, Kincaid, Gordon, Wellman, Levy
Producer(s):
The Brand New Heavies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Delicious Vinyl
46
Charlie Wilson Sprung On Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sprung On Me
55  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Carrington, L.Drew, M.Williams
Producer(s):
B.Wilson, A.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Bon Ami
47
Monie Love Full Term Love (From "Class Act") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Full Term Love (From "Class Act")
53  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Love, M.Williams, J.Flippin, M.Walker
Producer(s):
M.Marl
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Giant
48
Smoove All About Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All About Her
56  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Smoove Mix
Producer(s):
The Mix
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
49
Freddie Jackson I Could Use A Little Love (Right Now) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Could Use A Little Love (Right Now)
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
50
Sir Mix-A-Lot Baby Got Back Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Baby Got Back
41  Last
27  Peak
16  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Ray
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | American
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