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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Brandy Baby Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
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4
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2
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Candy Rain
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
3
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Love Me
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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Gains in performance
4
TLC Creep Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Creep
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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5
Subway (Featuring 702) This Lil' Game We Play Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Lil' Game We Play
Subway (Featuring 702)
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
6
The Notorious B.I.G. Big Poppa/Warning Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Big Poppa/Warning
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
7
BLACKstreet Before I Let You Go Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Before I Let You Go
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
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8
Anita Baker I Apologize Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Apologize
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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9
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
On Bended Knee
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2
PEAK POSITION
15
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10
Karyn White Can I Stay With You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Can I Stay With You
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
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Gains in performance
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Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Freak Like Me
18
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
12
K-Ci Hailey If You Think You're Lonely Now Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
If You Think You're Lonely Now
21
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
13
Immature Constantly Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Constantly
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LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
14
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14
Toni Braxton I Belong To You/How Many Ways Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Belong To You/How Many Ways
10
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PEAK POSITION
24
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15
N2U I Miss You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Miss You
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
15
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Gains in performance
16
Brandy I Wanna Be Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Wanna Be Down
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
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17
Mary J. Blige Be Happy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
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18
Craig Mack Get Down Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Get Down
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Barry White Practice What You Preach Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Practice What You Preach
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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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
10
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21
Changing Faces Foolin' Around Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Foolin' Around
17
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
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Missjones Where I Wanna Be Boy Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Where I Wanna Be Boy
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
23
Usher Think Of You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Think Of You
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
24
Gerald Levert Answering Service Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Answering Service
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
25
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
This Is How We Do It
29
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
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Awards
Biggest gain in airplay
Gains in performance
26
Stevie Wonder For Your Love Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
For Your Love
Gains in performance
27
Shabba Ranks Let's Get It On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Let's Get It On
38
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
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29
Trisha Covington Why You Wanna Play Me Out? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Why You Wanna Play Me Out?
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
12
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30
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
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
31
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")
23
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Thank You
Gains in performance
33
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Featuring Eazy-E Foe Tha Love Of $ Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Foe Tha Love Of $
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Featuring Eazy-E
63
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
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34
Channel Live Mad Izm Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
37
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
35
BeBe & CeCe Winans Love Of My Life Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Love Of My Life
40
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Nine Whutcha Want? Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Whutcha Want?
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
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37
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)
30
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Barry White Come On Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Gains in performance
39
The Sounds Of Blackness I'm Going All The Way Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I'm Going All The Way
46
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Madonna Take A Bow Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Take A Bow
44
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
41
Portrait I Can Call You Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
I Can Call You
Gains in performance
42
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")
28
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
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43
Method Man Bring The Pain Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Bring The Pain
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
16
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44
Vicious Nika Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
14
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45
Capleton Tour Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
51
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
46
Mint Condition So Fine Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
53
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Janet Jackson You Want This/70's Love Groove Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
You Want This/70's Love Groove
31
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
19
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48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
49
69 Boyz Tootsee Roll Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Tootsee Roll
41
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
50
69 Boyz Kitty Kitty Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Kitty Kitty
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
14
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