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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of January 21, 1978

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 21, 1978

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  • 1
    • Our Love

      Natalie Cole
    • 2
    • 1
    • 10
      • 2
      • 1
      • 10
  • 2
    • Ffun

      ConFunkShun
    • 1
    • 1
    • 13
      • 1
      • 1
      • 13
  • 4
    • Reach For It

      George Duke
    • 4
    • 2
    • 11
      • 4
      • 2
      • 11
  • 5
    • Galaxy

      War
    • 5
    • 5
    • 10
      • 5
      • 5
      • 10
  • 6
    • Lovely Day

      Bill Withers
    • 8
    • 6
    • 14
      • 8
      • 6
      • 14
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Producer(s):

W.Withers, Jr., C.McDonald, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Unknown

  • 7
    • Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)

      Chic
    • 7
    • 7
    • 13
      • 7
      • 7
      • 13
  • 8
    • Serpentine Fire

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 6
    • 1
    • 15
      • 6
      • 1
      • 15
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Producer(s):

E.Bernstein, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Unknown

  • 9
    • Theme Song From "Which Way Is Up"

      Stargard
    • 14
    • 9
    • 8
      • 14
      • 9
      • 8
  • 10
    • Too Hot Ta Trot

      Commodores
    • 15
    • 10
    • 5
      • 15
      • 10
      • 5
  • 11
    • Always And Forever

      Heatwave
    • 21
    • 11
    • 5
      • 21
      • 11
      • 5
  • 12
    • Jack And Jill

      Raydio
    • 16
    • 12
    • 10
      • 16
      • 12
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.Parker, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 13
    • Belle

      Al Green
    • 11
    • 9
    • 13
      • 11
      • 9
      • 13
  • 14
    • Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody

      Brick
    • 22
    • 14
    • 5
      • 22
      • 14
      • 5
  • 15
    • Native New Yorker

      Odyssey
    • 10
    • 6
    • 15
      • 10
      • 6
      • 15
  • 16
    • With Pen In Hand

      Dorothy Moore
    • 20
    • 16
    • 8
      • 20
      • 16
      • 8
  • 17
    • Baby,baby My Love's All For You

      Deniece Williams
    • 23
    • 17
    • 7
      • 23
      • 17
      • 7
  • 18
    • Come Go With Me

      Pockets
    • 17
    • 17
    • 12
      • 17
      • 17
      • 12
  • 21
    • You Can't Turn Me Off (in The Middle Of Turning Me

      High Inergy
    • 9
    • 2
    • 21
      • 9
      • 2
      • 21
  • 22
    • (Every Time I Turn Around) Back In Love Again

      LTD
    • 13
    • 1
    • 20
      • 13
      • 1
      • 20
  • 23
    • Love Me Right

      Denise LaSalle
    • 29
    • 23
    • 9
      • 29
      • 23
      • 9
  • 24
    • Playing Your Game, Baby

      Barry White
    • 49
    • 24
    • 3
      • 49
      • 24
      • 3
  • 25
    • If It Don't Fit Don't Force It

      Kellee Patterson
    • 19
    • 10
    • 20
      • 19
      • 10
      • 20
  • 26
    • Cocomotion

      El Coco
    • 25
    • 25
    • 10
      • 25
      • 25
      • 10
  • 27
    • Wrap Your Arms Around Me

      KC And The Sunshine Band
    • 24
    • 24
    • 10
      • 24
      • 24
      • 10
  • 28
    • Shout It Out

      B.T. Express
    • 37
    • 28
    • 7
      • 37
      • 28
      • 7
  • 29
    • On Fire

      T-Connection
    • 32
    • 29
    • 9
      • 32
      • 29
      • 9
  • 30
    • If You're Not Back In Love By Monday

      Millie Jackson
    • 26
    • 5
    • 21
      • 26
      • 5
      • 21
  • 31
    • Soft And Easy

      The Blackbyrds
    • 41
    • 31
    • 6
      • 41
      • 31
      • 6
  • 32
    • Baby Come Back

      Player
    • 40
    • 32
    • 8
      • 40
      • 32
      • 8
  • 33
    • Let's Have Some Fun

      Barkays
    • 57
    • 33
    • 3
      • 57
      • 33
      • 3
  • 34
    • Lady Love

      Lou Rawls
    • 44
    • 34
    • 6
      • 44
      • 34
      • 6
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Producer(s):

S.Marshall, V.Gray, J.Faith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 35
    • I Love You

      Donna Summer
    • 45
    • 35
    • 6
      • 45
      • 35
      • 6
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Producer(s):

G.Moroder, P.Belotte, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Casablanca/Unknown

  • 36
    • Gettin Ready For Love

      Diana Ross
    • 27
    • 16
    • 12
      • 27
      • 16
      • 12
  • 37
    • It's You That I Need

      Enchantment
    • 54
    • 37
    • 3
      • 54
      • 37
      • 3
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Producer(s):

M.Strokes, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

United Artists/Unknown

  • 38