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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
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Bump N' Grind
Songwriter(s)
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s)
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label
Jive
Gains in performance

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R. Kelly Bump N' Grind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bump N' Grind
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
2
Mint Condition U Send Me Swingin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Send Me Swingin'
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Lewis
Producer(s):
Mint Condition
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective
3
Zhane Groove Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Groove Thang
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Neufville, Naughty By Nature, Rushen, Mims
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Illtown
4
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.E.Azor, D.Crawford, C.James
Producer(s):
H.Azor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Next Plateau/London-Sire
5
Xscape Understanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Understanding
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.L.Seal, Jr.
Producer(s):
J.Dupri, M.Seal
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def
6
Tony Toni Tone (Lay Your Head On My) Pillow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(Lay Your Head On My) Pillow
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Christian, D.Wiggins, R.Wiggins
Producer(s):
Tony Toni Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
7
CeCe Peniston I'm In The Mood Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm In The Mood
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Nikolas, B.Sibley, Soulshock, K.Karlin, Cutfather
Producer(s):
Soulshock, Karlin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Perspective | A&M
8
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Ready
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
9
Janet Jackson Because Of Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Because Of Love
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
10
Jodeci Cry For You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cry For You
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing
Producer(s):
D.Swing
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
11
Intro Ribbon In The Sky Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Ribbon In The Sky
23  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
N.Hodge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
12
Jodeci Feenin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Feenin'
18  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing
Producer(s):
D.Swing
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
13
Snoop Doggy Dogg Gin And Juice Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gin And Juice
17  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.C.Broadus Jr., A.Young
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Death Row
14
Mariah Carey Never Forget You/Without You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Forget You/Without You
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, Babyface, W.P.Ham, T.Evans
Producer(s):
Babyface, M.Carey, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
15
Eternal Stay Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Stevens, B.Khozouri
Producer(s):
N.Lowis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
16
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince, Ricky P.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bellmark | NPG
17
Jody Watley When A Man Loves A Woman Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When A Man Loves A Woman
11  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Watley, L.Campbell
Producer(s):
Art & Rhythm
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
18
All-4-One So Much In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
So Much In Love
20  Last
18  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Jackson, Straigis, Williams
Producer(s):
G.St.Clair, T.o'brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Blitzz
19
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can We Talk
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
20
Angela Winbush Treat U Rite Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Treat U Rite
29  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Booker
Producer(s):
C.Booker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
21
Babyface Never Keeping Secrets Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Keeping Secrets
14  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
22
Teddy Pendergrass Believe In Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Believe In Love
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Calloway, Pendergrass, Beckham
Producer(s):
Calloway, Pendergrass
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
23
SWV Always On My Mind Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always On My Mind
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Morgan, R.Wilson, O.Scott
Producer(s):
B.A.Morgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Babyface And Our Feelings Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
And Our Feelings
28  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
25
US3 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
21  Last
21  Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Hancock, Kelly, Wilkinson, Simpson
Producer(s):
G.Wilkinson, M.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Blue Note
26
MeShell Ndegeocello If That's Your Boyfriend (He Wasn't Last Night) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If That's Your Boyfriend (He Wasn't Last Night)
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.NdegeOcello
Producer(s):
A.Betts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick/Sire
27
M.C. Hammer It's All Good Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
It's All Good
22  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Hammer, The Whole 9, Deuce Deuce
Producer(s):
Hammer, The Whole 9
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
28
12 Gauge Dunkie Butt (Please Please Please) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dunkie Butt (Please Please Please)
32  Last
28  Peak
16  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
I.Pinkney, R.Gordon
Producer(s):
K.Evans, D.Michery, D.Grigsby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Scotti Bros. | Street Life
29
OutKast Player's Ball Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Player's Ball
39  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Outkast, Organized Noize
Producer(s):
Organized Noize
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
30
Aretha Franklin A Deeper Love (From "Sister Act 2") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
A Deeper Love (From "Sister Act 2")
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Cole, R.Clivilles
Producer(s):
C+C Music Factory
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
31
Shaquille O'Neal I'm Outstanding Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Outstanding
31  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.O'Neal, E.Sermon, R.Roachford, R.Calhoun, A.Yarbrough, J.Ellis, L.Simmons
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
32
Ice Cube You Know How We Do It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Know How We Do It
35  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
O.Jackson, Q.D. III
Producer(s):
Q.D.III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
33
Mary J. Blige You Don't Have To Worry Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Don't Have To Worry
30  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Greene, Ferrell, Kornegay, Whittington, Brown, Wesley, Bobbitt
Producer(s):
Eddie F.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
34
After 7 Gonna Love You Right (From "Sugar Hill") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gonna Love You Right (From "Sugar Hill")
45  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Andes, T.Harris, R.Jones, W.Carey
Producer(s):
K.Andes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fox | Beacon
35
Chantay Savage Betcha'll Never Find Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Betcha'll Never Find
25  Last
17  Peak
21  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Savage, S.Hurley
Producer(s):
S.Hurley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ID
36
Domino Getto Jam Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Getto Jam
26  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Domino, K.Gilliam
Producer(s):
DJ Battlecat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
WORK | Outburst/Def Jam
37
Blackgirl Krazy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Krazy
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Allen, M.Dailey
Producer(s):
D.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Kaper
38
Queen Latifah Just Another Day Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Just Another Day
48  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Owens, Apache
Producer(s):
S.I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
39
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breathe Again
34  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
40
Johnny Gill Quiet Time To Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Quiet Time To Play
36  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, M.Horton
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
41
Keith Sweat How Do You Like It? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
How Do You Like It?
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, F.Scott
Producer(s):
K.Sweat, F.Scott
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
42
Queen Latifah U.N.I.T.Y. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U.N.I.T.Y.
37  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Owens, J.Sample
Producer(s):
KayGee, Mufi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
43
Gang Starr Mass Appeal Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Mass Appeal
47  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Elam, C.E.Martin
Producer(s):
DJ Premier, Guru
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
44
Intro Come Inside Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Come Inside
44  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Greene, C.Wike, N.Hodge
Producer(s):
N.Hodge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
45
Guesss Tell Me Where It Hurts Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tell Me Where It Hurts
51  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Mason, T.Mason, M.Powell
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
46
Sudden Change Comin' On Strong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Comin' On Strong
54  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Mondestin, Pinard, H.Davis, Da' Mic Profesah, Graham
Producer(s):
Da' Mic Profesah
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
47
A Tribe Called Quest Electric Relaxation (Relax Yourself Girl) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Electric Relaxation (Relax Yourself Girl)
64  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Q-Tip, A.S.Jones-Muhammed, M.I.Taylor
Producer(s):
A Tribe Called Quest
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
48
Shabba Ranks Featuring Patra And Terri & Monica Family Affair (From "Addams Family Values") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Family Affair (From "Addams Family Values")
Shabba Ranks Featuring Patra And Terri & Monica
41  Last
16  Peak
14  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Stewart
Producer(s):
S.Remi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Atlas
49
Hi-Five Never Should've Let You Go (From "Sister Act 2") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Should've Let You Go (From "Sister Act 2")
42  Last
10  Peak
24  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.F.White
Producer(s):
Joe, K.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
50
The Brand New Heavies Dream On Dreamer Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dream On Dreamer
62  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, N.Davenport
Producer(s):
The Brand New Heavies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Delicious Vinyl
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