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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Creep
Play
2
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Love Me
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy Rain
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Before I Let You Go
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On Bended Knee
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Toni Braxton I Belong To You/How Many Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Belong To You/How Many Ways
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be Down
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Apologize
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Mary J. Blige Be Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Changing Faces Foolin' Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Foolin' Around
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Barry White Practice What You Preach Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Practice What You Preach
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
12
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Poppa/Warning
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Karyn White Can I Stay With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can I Stay With You
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Immature Constantly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Constantly
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Subway (Featuring 702) This Lil' Game We Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Lil' Game We Play
Subway (Featuring 702)
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Jewell Woman To Woman (From "Murder Was The Case") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Woman To Woman (From "Murder Was The Case")
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Brandy Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
18
N2U I Miss You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Miss You
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
19
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
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Craig Mack Get Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Down
23
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Luther Vandross Always And Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Always And Forever
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Missjones Where I Wanna Be Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where I Wanna Be Boy
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
23
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")
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
24
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)
26
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
25
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")
18
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Janet Jackson You Want This/70's Love Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Want This/70's Love Groove
16
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Chante Moore Old School Lovin' Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old School Lovin'
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Zhane Shame (From "A Low Down Dirty Shame") Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Shame (From "A Low Down Dirty Shame")
25
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Tevin Campbell Don't Say Goodbye Girl Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Don't Say Goodbye Girl
31
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Men At Large Let's Talk About It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Talk About It
28
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Gerald Levert Can't Help Myself Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can't Help Myself
27
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Trisha Covington Why You Wanna Play Me Out? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Wanna Play Me Out?
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
69 Boyz Tootsee Roll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tootsee Roll
33
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Boyz II Men I'll Make Love To You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'll Make Love To You
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Howard Hewett This Love Is Forever Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Love Is Forever
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Anita Baker Body & Soul Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Body & Soul
35
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
48
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Keith Murray The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World
30
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
39
El DeBarge Slide Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
43
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Method Man Bring The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring The Pain
41
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Craig Mack Flava In Ya Ear Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Flava In Ya Ear
37
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
42
69 Boyz Kitty Kitty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kitty Kitty
42
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Too $hort Cocktales Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Cocktales
45
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Aaliyah Age Ain't Nothing But A Number Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Age Ain't Nothing But A Number
39
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Heavy D & The Boyz Black Coffee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
38
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Nine Whutcha Want? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whutcha Want?
46
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
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)
40
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Vicious Nika Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
52
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
All-4-One (She's Got) Skillz Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
(She's Got) Skillz
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak Like Me
Gains in performance
51
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")
44
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
The Sweetest Days
54
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Usher Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Think Of You
69
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
54
The Sounds Of Blackness I'm Going All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Going All The Way
78
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Channel Live Mad Izm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
55
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
After 7 Not Enough Hours In The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Not Enough Hours In The Night
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Madonna Take A Bow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take A Bow
Gains in performance
58
Raja-Nee Turn It Up Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Turn It Up
51
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
65
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
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")
47
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Shanice I Wish Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wish
64
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Capleton Tour Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
75
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Dana Dane Record Jock Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Record Jock
66
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Cameo Slyde Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Slyde
61
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Lo-Key? Tasty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tasty
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Tanya Blount Hold On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
68
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth Take You There Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
77
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Fu-Schnickens Breakdown Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Breakdown
57
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Dru Down Pimp Of The Year Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Pimp Of The Year
84
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Mint Condition So Fine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
86
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
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
59
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Whitehead Bros. Forget I Was A "G" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Forget I Was A "G"
53
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
73
95 South Rodeo Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
73
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Rachelle Ferrell With Open Arms Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
With Open Arms
79
LAST WEEK
70
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Da Brat Fa All Y'all Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Fa All Y'all
60
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
76
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
70
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
77
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
58
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Blackgirl Where Did We Go Wrong Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where Did We Go Wrong
67
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Felicia Adams Thinking About You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thinking About You
63
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
62
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Warren G Do You See Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Do You See
71
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Phil Perry If Only You Knew Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If Only You Knew
Gains in performance
83
OutKast Git Up, Git Out Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Git Up, Git Out
80
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
84
H-Town Back Seat (Wit No Sheets) Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Back Seat (Wit No Sheets)
82
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
87
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
4PM Sukiyaki Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Sukiyaki
93
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Carleen Anderson Mama Said Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
88
Sweet Sable Love Thang Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Thang
Gains in performance
89
Gerald Alston Stay The Night Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Stay The Night
76
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
90
The Roots Proceed I Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Proceed I
98
LAST WEEK
90
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Funkmaster Flex & The Ghetto Celebs Nuttin But Flavor Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Nuttin But Flavor
Funkmaster Flex & The Ghetto Celebs
85
LAST WEEK
85
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Redman Rockafella Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Rockafella
90
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
92
LAST WEEK
73
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Horace Brown Taste Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Taste Your Love
72
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
95
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?)
94
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Angel Moore Ecstasy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
88
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Way 2 Real Tha Butterfly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tha Butterfly
99
LAST WEEK
88
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Fugees VOCAB Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
VOCAB
91
LAST WEEK
91
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Bar-Kays Old School Mega-Mix Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Old School Mega-Mix
96
LAST WEEK
96
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
89
LAST WEEK
75
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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