Billboard Charts Archive

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - 1986 Archive

Issue Date Title Artist
January 4 Don't Say No Tonight Eugene Wilde
January 11 Say You, Say Me Lionel Richie
January 18
January 25 That's What Friends Are For Dionne & Friends
February 1
February 8
February 15 Do Me Baby Meli'sa Morgan
February 22
March 1
March 8 How Will I Know Whitney Houston
March 15 Your Smile Rene & Angela
March 22 What Have You Done For Me Lately Janet Jackson
March 29
April 5 Kiss Prince And The Revolution
April 12
April 19
April 26
May 3 I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love Stephanie Mills
May 10
May 17 On My Own Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
May 24
May 31
June 7
June 14 Nasty Janet Jackson
June 21
June 28 There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) Billy Ocean
July 5
July 12 Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme) El DeBarge
August 2 Closer Than Close Jean Carne
August 9
August 16 Do You Get Enough Love Shirley Jones
August 23
August 30 Love Zone Billy Ocean
September 6 Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent Gwen Guthrie
September 13 (Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind Levert
September 20 The Rain Oran 'Juice' Jones
September 27
October 4 Word Up Cameo
October 11
October 18
October 25 Shake You Down Gregory Abbott
November 1
November 8 A Little Bit More Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson)
November 15 Tasty Love Freddie Jackson
November 22
November 29
December 6
December 13 Love You Down Ready For The World
December 20
December 27 Girlfriend Bobby Brown