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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 25, 1979

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 August 25, 1979

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  • 1
    • Good Times

      Chic
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
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Producer(s):

B.Edwards, C.Mims,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 2
    • After The Love Has Gone

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 3
    • 2
    • 8
      • 3
      • 2
      • 8
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Producer(s):

M.White, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arc/Columbia/Unknown

  • 3
    • Turn Off The Lights

      Teddy Pendergrass
    • 2
    • 2
    • 12
      • 2
      • 2
      • 12
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 4
    • Found A Cure

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 7
    • 4
    • 8
      • 7
      • 4
      • 8
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Producer(s):

J.Musso, V.Simpson, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros./Unknown

  • 5
    • Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough

      Michael Jackson
    • 12
    • 5
    • 5
      • 12
      • 5
      • 5
RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 6
    • Bad Girls

      Donna Summer
    • 4
    • 1
    • 13
      • 4
      • 1
      • 13
  • 7
    • I Just Want To Be

      Cameo
    • 11
    • 7
    • 9
      • 11
      • 7
      • 9
  • 8
    • I'm A Sucker For Your Love

      Teena Marie
    • 8
    • 8
    • 15
      • 8
      • 8
      • 15
  • 9
    • Firecracker

      Mass Production
    • 14
    • 9
    • 10
      • 14
      • 9
      • 10
  • 10
    • Why Leave Us Alone

      Five Special
    • 10
    • 10
    • 16
      • 10
      • 10
      • 16
  • 11
    • Crank It Up (Funk Town) Pt. 1

      Peter Brown
    • 9
    • 9
    • 11
      • 9
      • 9
      • 11
  • 12
    • The Boss

      Diana Ross
    • 13
    • 12
    • 12
      • 13
      • 12
      • 12
  • 13
    • You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else

      The Jones Girls
    • 6
    • 5
    • 16
      • 6
      • 5
      • 16
  • 14
    • Do It Good

      A Taste Of Honey
    • 18
    • 14
    • 7
      • 18
      • 14
      • 7
  • 16
    • What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'

      Stephanie Mills
    • 15
    • 8
    • 18
      • 15
      • 8
      • 18
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Producer(s):

J.Mtume, R.Lucas, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

20th Century/Unknown

  • 17
    • Make My Dreams A Reality

      GQ
    • 21
    • 17
    • 8
      • 21
      • 17
      • 8
  • 18
    • I'll Never Love This Way Again

      Dionne Warwick
    • 19
    • 18
    • 13
      • 19
      • 18
      • 13
  • 19
    • Dance "n" Sing "n"

      LTD
    • 17
    • 15
    • 11
      • 17
      • 15
      • 11
  • 20
    • Open Up Your Mind

      The Gap Band
    • 33
    • 20
    • 5
      • 33
      • 20
      • 5
  • 21
    • Sing A Happy Song

      The O'Jays
    • 36
    • 21
    • 4
      • 36
      • 21
      • 4
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 22
    • Full Tilt Boogie

      Uncle Louie
    • 23
    • 22
    • 9
      • 23
      • 22
      • 9
  • 24
    • This Time Baby

      Jackie Moore
    • 30
    • 24
    • 8
      • 30
      • 24
      • 8
  • 25
    • Super Sweet

      Wardell Piper
    • 20
    • 20
    • 11
      • 20
      • 20
      • 11
  • 26
    • Best Beat In Town

      Switch
    • 22
    • 16
    • 14
      • 22
      • 16
      • 14
  • 27
    • We've Got Love

      Peaches & Herb
    • 27
    • 27
    • 7
      • 27
      • 27
      • 7
  • 28
    • Memory Lane

      Minnie Riperton
    • 24
    • 16
    • 18
      • 24
      • 16
      • 18
  • 29
    • Street Life

      The Crusaders
    • 39
    • 29
    • 5
      • 39
      • 29
      • 5
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Producer(s):

W.Felder, Stix Hooper, J.Sample

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA/Unknown

  • 30
    • When You Wake Up Tomorrow

      Candi Staton
    • 28
    • 13
    • 13
      • 28
      • 13
      • 13
  • 31
    • Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now

      McFadden & Whitehead
    • 25
    • 1
    • 21
      • 25
      • 1
      • 21
  • 32
    • Radiation Level

      The Sundays
    • 31
    • 25
    • 14
      • 31
      • 25
      • 14
  • 33
    • Where Do We Go From Here

      Enchantment
    • 29
    • 29
    • 10
      • 29
      • 29
      • 10
  • 34
    • Better Not Look Down

      B.B. King
    • 42
    • 34
    • 6
      • 42
      • 34
      • 6
  • 35
    • The Way We Were/memories

      The Manhattans
    • 43
    • 35
    • 6
      • 43
      • 35
      • 6
  • 36
    • Mama Can't Buy You Love

      Elton John
    • 44
    • 36
    • 6
      • 44
      • 36
      • 6
  • 37
    • I've Got The Next Dance

      Deniece Williams
    • 32
    • 26
    • 13
      • 32
      • 26
      • 13
  • 38
    • Bootsy Get Live

      Bootsy's Rubber Band
    • 40
    • 38
    • 5
      • 40
      • 38
      • 5
  • 39
    • Georgy Porgy

      Toto
    • 26