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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of September 8, 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 September 8, 1979

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  • 1
    • Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough

      Michael Jackson
    • 3
    • 1
    • 7
      • 3
      • 1
      • 7
RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 2
    • Good Times

      Chic
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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Producer(s):

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

  • 3
    • Found A Cure

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 4
    • 3
    • 10
      • 4
      • 3
      • 10
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Producer(s):

J.Musso, V.Simpson, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros./Unknown

  • 4
    • I Just Want To Be

      Cameo
    • 6
    • 4
    • 11
      • 6
      • 4
      • 11
  • 5
    • After The Love Has Gone

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 2
    • 2
    • 10
      • 2
      • 2
      • 10
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Producer(s):

M.White, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arc/Columbia/Unknown

  • 6
    • Firecracker

      Mass Production
    • 8
    • 6
    • 12
      • 8
      • 6
      • 12
  • 7
    • Turn Off The Lights

      Teddy Pendergrass
    • 5
    • 2
    • 14
      • 5
      • 2
      • 14
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 8
    • Bad Girls

      Donna Summer
    • 7
    • 1
    • 15
      • 7
      • 1
      • 15
  • 9
    • Why Leave Us Alone

      Five Special
    • 10
    • 9
    • 18
      • 10
      • 9
      • 18
  • 10
    • Make My Dreams A Reality

      GQ
    • 14
    • 10
    • 10
      • 14
      • 10
      • 10
  • 11
    • Sing A Happy Song

      The O'Jays
    • 15
    • 11
    • 6
      • 15
      • 11
      • 6
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 12
    • The Boss

      Diana Ross
    • 12
    • 12
    • 14
      • 12
      • 12
      • 14
  • 13
    • Do It Good

      A Taste Of Honey
    • 13
    • 13
    • 9
      • 13
      • 13
      • 9
  • 14
    • Open Up Your Mind

      The Gap Band
    • 18
    • 14
    • 7
      • 18
      • 14
      • 7
  • 15
    • Crank It Up (Funk Town) Pt. 1

      Peter Brown
    • 11
    • 9
    • 13
      • 11
      • 9
      • 13
  • 16
    • I'm A Sucker For Your Love

      Teena Marie
    • 9
    • 8
    • 17
      • 9
      • 8
      • 17
  • 17
    • What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'

      Stephanie Mills
    • 17
    • 8
    • 20
      • 17
      • 8
      • 20
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Producer(s):

J.Mtume, R.Lucas, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

20th Century/Unknown

  • 18
    • You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else

      The Jones Girls
    • 16
    • 5
    • 18
      • 16
      • 5
      • 18
  • 19
    • Full Tilt Boogie

      Uncle Louie
    • 21
    • 19
    • 11
      • 21
      • 19
      • 11
  • 20
    • Sail On

      Commodores
    • 32
    • 20
    • 4
      • 32
      • 20
      • 4
  • 21
    • I'll Never Love This Way Again

      Dionne Warwick
    • 19
    • 18
    • 15
      • 19
      • 18
      • 15
  • 22
    • Street Life

      The Crusaders
    • 28
    • 22
    • 7
      • 28
      • 22
      • 7
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Producer(s):

W.Felder, Stix Hooper, J.Sample

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA/Unknown

  • 23
    • Rise

      Herb Alpert
    • 33
    • 23
    • 6
      • 33
      • 23
      • 6
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Producer(s):

H.Alpert, R.Badazz, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M/Unknown

  • 24
    • Dance "n" Sing "n"

      LTD
    • 22
    • 15
    • 13
      • 22
      • 15
      • 13
  • 25
    • We've Got Love

      Peaches & Herb
    • 25
    • 25
    • 9
      • 25
      • 25
      • 9
  • 26
    • Best Beat In Town

      Switch
    • 26
    • 16
    • 16
      • 26
      • 16
      • 16
  • 27
    • This Time Baby

      Jackie Moore
    • 24
    • 24
    • 10
      • 24
      • 24
      • 10
  • 28
    • (Not Just) Knee Deep - Part 1

      Funkadelic
    • 48
    • 28
    • 3
      • 48
      • 28
      • 3
  • 29
    • Memory Lane

      Minnie Riperton
    • 29
    • 16
    • 20
      • 29
      • 16
      • 20
  • 30
    • Groove Me

      Fern Kinney
    • 40
    • 30
    • 5
      • 40
      • 30
      • 5
  • 31
    • When You're #1

      Gene Chandler
    • 39
    • 31
    • 6
      • 39
      • 31
      • 6
  • 32
    • Better Not Look Down

      B.B. King
    • 34
    • 32
    • 8
      • 34
      • 32
      • 8
  • 33
    • The Way We Were/memories

      The Manhattans
    • 35
    • 33
    • 8
      • 35
      • 33
      • 8
  • 34
    • I Got The Hots For Ya

      Double Exposure
    • 45
    • 34
    • 7
      • 45
      • 34
      • 7
  • 35
    • Lost In Music

      Sister Sledge
    • 37
    • 35
    • 6
      • 37
      • 35
      • 6
  • 36
    • Super Sweet

      Wardell Piper
    • 27
    • 20
    • 13
      • 27
      • 20
      • 13
  • 38
    • When You Wake Up Tomorrow

      Candi Staton
    • 30
    • 13
    • 15
      • 30
      • 13
      • 15
  • 39
    • Mama Can't Buy You Love

      Elton John
    • 36