Billboard Charts Archive

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - 1985 Archive

Issue Date Title Artist
January 5 Operator Midnight Star
January 12
January 19
January 26 Gotta Get You Home Tonight Eugene Wilde
February 2 Mr. Telephone Man New Edition
February 9
February 16
February 23 Missing You Diana Ross
March 2
March 9
March 16 Nightshift Commodores
March 23
March 30
April 6
April 13 Back In Stride Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
April 20
April 27 Rhythm Of The Night Debarge
May 4 We Are The World USA For Africa
May 11
May 18 Fresh Kool & The Gang
May 25 You Give Good Love Whitney Houston
June 1 Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake) Freddie Jackson
June 8
June 15
June 22
June 29
July 6
July 13 Hangin' On A String Loose Ends
July 20 Save Your Love (For #1) Rene & Angela
July 27
August 3 Freeway Of Love Aretha Franklin
August 10
August 17
August 24
August 31
September 7 Saving All My Love For You Whitney Houston
September 14 Cherish Kool & The Gang
September 21 Oh Sheila Ready For The World
September 28
October 5 You Are My Lady Freddie Jackson
October 12
October 19 Part Time Lover Stevie Wonder
October 26
November 2
November 9
November 16
November 23
November 30 Caravan Of Love Isley, Jasper, Isley
December 7
December 14
December 21 Don't Say No Tonight Eugene Wilde
December 28