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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of January 15, 1977

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of January 15, 1977

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  • 1
    • I Wish

      Stevie Wonder
    • 2
    • 1
    • 6
      • 2
      • 1
      • 6
  • 2
    • Darlin' Darlin' Baby (Sweet, Tender, Love)

      The O'Jays
    • 1
    • 1
    • 8
      • 1
      • 1
      • 8
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Epic

  • 3
    • Dazz

      Brick
    • 3
    • 1
    • 15
      • 3
      • 1
      • 15
  • 4
    • Saturday Nite

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 6
    • 4
    • 9
      • 6
      • 4
      • 9
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Producer(s):

M.White, C.Stepney, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Unknown

  • 5
    • Free

      Deniece Williams
    • 7
    • 5
    • 10
      • 7
      • 5
      • 10
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Producer(s):

M.White, C.Stepney, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Unknown

  • 6
    • Car Wash

      Rose Royce
    • 5
    • 1
    • 15
      • 5
      • 1
      • 15
  • 7
    • Hot Line

      The Sylvers
    • 4
    • 3
    • 15
      • 4
      • 3
      • 15
  • 8
    • Do It To My Mind

      Johnny Bristol
    • 8
    • 5
    • 14
      • 8
      • 5
      • 14
  • 9
    • I Like To Do It

      KC And The Sunshine Band
    • 12
    • 9
    • 7
      • 12
      • 9
      • 7
  • 10
    • Feelings

      Walter Jackson
    • 13
    • 10
    • 8
      • 13
      • 10
      • 8
  • 11
    • Love Me, Love Me, Love Me

      Staples
    • 11
    • 11
    • 11
      • 11
      • 11
      • 11
  • 12
    • Enjoy Yourself

      The Jacksons
    • 9
    • 2
    • 14
      • 9
      • 2
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/Unknown

  • 13
    • Open Sesame - Part 1

      Kool & The Gang
    • 10
    • 6
    • 12
      • 10
      • 6
      • 12
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Producer(s):

K.&G.Prod., Mr.vee Prod., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

De-Lite/Unknown

  • 14
    • You Gotta Believe

      The Pointer Sisters
    • 18
    • 14
    • 8
      • 18
      • 14
      • 8
  • 15
    • I Kinda Miss You

      The Manhattans
    • 14
    • 7
    • 12
      • 14
      • 7
      • 12
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Producer(s):

Manhattans Prod., B.Martin, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Unknown

  • 16
    • I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love

      The Emotions
    • 15
    • 13
    • 13
      • 15
      • 13
      • 13
  • 17
    • Keep Me Cryin'

      Al Green
    • 16
    • 4
    • 13
      • 16
      • 4
      • 13
  • 18
    • When Love Is New

      Arthur Prysock
    • 24
    • 18
    • 11
      • 24
      • 18
      • 11
  • 19
    • You Don't Have To Be A Star

      Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.
    • 17
    • 1
    • 18
      • 17
      • 1
      • 18
  • 20
    • Don't Take Away The Music

      Tavares
    • 19
    • 14
    • 12
      • 19
      • 14
      • 12
  • 21
    • Easy To Love

      Joe Simon
    • 29
    • 21
    • 6
      • 29
      • 21
      • 6
  • 22
    • Do That Stuff

      Parliament
    • 22
    • 22
    • 11
      • 22
      • 22
      • 11
  • 23
    • Don't Make Me Wait Too Long

      Barry White
    • 20
    • 20
    • 12
      • 20
      • 20
      • 12
  • 24
    • Do What You Want, Be What You Are

      Daryl Hall John Oates
    • 23
    • 23
    • 11
      • 23
      • 23
      • 11
  • 25
    • Worn Out Broken Heart

      Loleatta Holloway
    • 25
    • 25
    • 9
      • 25
      • 25
      • 9
  • 26
    • Free And Single

      The Brothers Johnson
    • 28
    • 26
    • 8
      • 28
      • 26
      • 8
  • 27
    • Body English

      King Floyd
    • 30
    • 27
    • 11
      • 30
      • 27
      • 11
  • 28
    • Fancy Dancer

      Commodores
    • 36
    • 28
    • 4
      • 36
      • 28
      • 4
  • 29
    • Superman Lover

      Johnny Guitar Watson
    • 21
    • 19
    • 12
      • 21
      • 19
      • 12
  • 30
    • Goin' Up In Smoke

      Eddie Kendricks
    • 34
    • 30
    • 8
      • 34
      • 30
      • 8
  • 31
    • Whispering/Cherchez La Femme/Se Si Bon

      Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
    • 31
    • 31
    • 10
      • 31
      • 31
      • 10
  • 32
    • Don't Leave Me This Way

      Thelma Houston
    • 46
    • 32
    • 4
      • 46
      • 32
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tamla

  • 33
    • Bodyheat (Part 1)

      James Brown
    • 41
    • 33
    • 6
      • 41
      • 33
      • 6
  • 34
    • Be My Girl

      The Dramatics
    • 47
    • 34
    • 5
      • 47
      • 34
      • 5
  • 35
    • A Love Of Your Own

      AWB
    • 35
    • 35
    • 10
      • 35
      • 35
      • 10
  • 36
    • Be My Girl

      Michael Henderson
    • 38
    • 36
    • 5
      • 38
      • 36
      • 5
  • 37
    • Love So Right

      Bee Gees
    • 37
    • 37
    • 11
      • 37
      • 37
      • 11
  • 38
    • Spring Affair

      Donna Summer
    • 45
    • 38
    • 5
      • 45
      • 38
      • 5
  • 39
    • Party Night

      Curtis Mayfield