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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Creep
Gains in performance
Play
2
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Before I Let You Go
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On Bended Knee
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Barry White Practice What You Preach Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Practice What You Preach
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper (From "Ready To Wear") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Here Comes The Hotstepper (From "Ready To Wear")
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Mary J. Blige Be Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be Down
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Toni Braxton I Belong To You/How Many Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Belong To You/How Many Ways
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Love Me
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
B.M.U. (Black Men United) U Will Know (From "Jason's Lyric") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
U Will Know (From "Jason's Lyric")
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Apologize
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Changing Faces Foolin' Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Foolin' Around
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Zhane Shame (From "A Low Down Dirty Shame") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shame (From "A Low Down Dirty Shame")
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Janet Jackson You Want This/70's Love Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Want This/70's Love Groove
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Gerald Levert Can't Help Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Help Myself
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Men At Large Let's Talk About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Talk About It
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Scarface I Never Seen A Man Cry (aka I Seen A Man Die) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Never Seen A Man Cry (aka I Seen A Man Die)
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Luther Vandross Always And Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always And Forever
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Craig Mack Flava In Ya Ear Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flava In Ya Ear
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Keith Murray The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Anita Baker Body & Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Body & Soul
21
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Chante Moore Old School Lovin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old School Lovin'
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Boyz II Men I'll Make Love To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Make Love To You
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Karyn White Can I Stay With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can I Stay With You
30
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
25
Keith Sweat (Featuring Kut Klose) Get Up On It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Up On It
Keith Sweat (Featuring Kut Klose)
25
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
26
69 Boyz Tootsee Roll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tootsee Roll
27
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Silk I Can Go Deep (From "A Low Down Dirty Shame") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can Go Deep (From "A Low Down Dirty Shame")
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Jade Every Day Of The Week/If The Mood Is Right Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Every Day Of The Week/If The Mood Is Right
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Heavy D & The Boyz Black Coffee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Method Man Bring The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring The Pain
34
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Immature Constantly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Constantly
33
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Tevin Campbell Don't Say Goodbye Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Say Goodbye Girl
41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
N2U I Miss You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Miss You
37
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Aaliyah At Your Best (You Are Love) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
At Your Best (You Are Love)
29
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Aaliyah Age Ain't Nothing But A Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Age Ain't Nothing But A Number
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
36
Whitehead Bros. Forget I Was A "G" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forget I Was A "G"
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Howard Hewett This Love Is Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Love Is Forever
47
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Raja-Nee Turn It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn It Up
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Jewell Woman To Woman (From "Murder Was The Case") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Woman To Woman (From "Murder Was The Case")
Gains in performance
40
Changing Faces Stroke You Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stroke You Up
40
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sweetest Days
44
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Thuggish Ruggish Bone Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thuggish Ruggish Bone
42
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Da Brat Fa All Y'all Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fa All Y'all
35
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Usher Can U Get Wit It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can U Get Wit It
38
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Aaron Hall When You Need Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When You Need Me
39
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Warren G Do You See Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You See
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Subway (Featuring 702) This Lil' Game We Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Lil' Game We Play
Subway (Featuring 702)
63
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Gerald Levert I'd Give Anything Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'd Give Anything
43
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Missjones Where I Wanna Be Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where I Wanna Be Boy
65
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Nuttin' Nyce Down 4 Whateva (From "A Low Down Dirty Shame") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Down 4 Whateva (From "A Low Down Dirty Shame")
67
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy Rain
76
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Tony Terry When A Man Cries/Can't Let Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
When A Man Cries/Can't Let Go
51
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
53
69 Boyz Kitty Kitty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kitty Kitty
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Lo-Key? Tasty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tasty
60
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Casserine Featuring Cato Why Not Take All Of Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why Not Take All Of Me
Casserine Featuring Cato
46
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Trisha Covington Why You Wanna Play Me Out? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Wanna Play Me Out?
64
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Patti LaBelle All This Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All This Love
71
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Felicia Adams Thinking About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinking About You
57
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
59
OutKast Git Up, Git Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Git Up, Git Out
66
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
61
C+C Music Factory Featuring Trilogy Take A Toke Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take A Toke
C+C Music Factory Featuring Trilogy
61
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Gladys Knight I Don't Want To Know Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Don't Want To Know
Gladys Knight
62
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
63
H-Town Back Seat (Wit No Sheets) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back Seat (Wit No Sheets)
58
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Ill Al Skratch Featuring Brian McKnight I'll Take Her Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Take Her
Ill Al Skratch Featuring Brian McKnight
36
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Horace Brown Taste Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Taste Your Love
54
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Blackgirl Where Did We Go Wrong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did We Go Wrong
49
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
67
The Notorious B.I.G. Juicy/Unbelievable Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Juicy/Unbelievable
48
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
68
El DeBarge Slide Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Jade 5-4-3-2 (Yo! Time Is Up) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
5-4-3-2 (Yo! Time Is Up)
59
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Fu-Schnickens Breakdown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakdown
55
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Shaquille O'Neal Biological Didn't Bother Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Biological Didn't Bother
56
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Cameo Slyde Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slyde
92
LAST WEEK
72
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Intro Never Again Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Never Again
69
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Redman Rockafella Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rockafella
86
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Dis `N' Dat Party Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
70
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Rappin' 4-Tay Playaz Club Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Playaz Club
74
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Vicious Nika Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
77
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Gerald Alston Stay The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay The Night
85
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
After 7 Not Enough Hours In The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Not Enough Hours In The Night
89
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Slick Rick Behind Bars Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Behind Bars
81
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Dana Dane Record Jock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Record Jock
96
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Babyface & Lisa Stansfield Dream Away (From "The Pagemaster") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Dream Away (From "The Pagemaster")
Babyface & Lisa Stansfield
80
LAST WEEK
80
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Nine Whutcha Want? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whutcha Want?
Gains in performance
86
Dru Down Pimp Of The Year Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pimp Of The Year
79
LAST WEEK
79
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
87
BeBe & CeCe Winans If Anything Ever Happened To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Anything Ever Happened To You
83
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
88
The Sounds Of Blackness I'm Going All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Going All The Way
Gains in performance
89
Karyn White Hungah Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
88
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth Take You There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
91
CeCe Peniston Hit By Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hit By Love
72
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
92
El DeBarge Featuring Babyface Where Is My Love? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Is My Love?
El DeBarge Featuring Babyface
78
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
93
All-4-One (She's Got) Skillz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(She's Got) Skillz
Gains in performance
94
Bobby Womack Trying Not To Break Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Trying Not To Break Down
Gains in performance
95
Black Sheep Without A Doubt Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Without A Doubt
93
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Take 6 All I Need (Is A Chance) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
All I Need (Is A Chance)
98
LAST WEEK
96
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Prince Space Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Space
84
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Sabelle Where Did The Love Go (Say What, Say What, Say What?) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did The Love Go (Say What, Say What, Say What?)
87
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
95
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
94
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
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