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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 23, 1980

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 23, 1980

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  • 1
    • Upside Down

      Diana Ross
    • 1
    • 1
    • 7
      • 1
      • 1
      • 7
  • 2
    • Give Me The Night

      George Benson
    • 4
    • 2
    • 9
      • 4
      • 2
      • 9
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Producer(s):

Q.Jones II, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros./Unknown

  • 3
    • Backstrokin'

      The Fatback Band
    • 3
    • 3
    • 9
      • 3
      • 3
      • 9
  • 4
    • The Breaks (Part 1)

      Kurtis Blow
    • 6
    • 4
    • 11
      • 6
      • 4
      • 11
  • 5
    • One In A Million You

      Larry Graham
    • 2
    • 1
    • 17
      • 2
      • 1
      • 17
  • 6
    • Can't We Try

      Teddy Pendergrass
    • 9
    • 6
    • 8
      • 9
      • 6
      • 8
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 7
    • Love Don't Make It Right

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 11
    • 7
    • 7
      • 11
      • 7
      • 7
  • 8
    • Old Fashion Love

      Commodores
    • 8
    • 8
    • 9
      • 8
      • 8
      • 9
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Producer(s):

M.Williams, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Motown/Unknown

  • 9
    • Rebels Are We

      Chic
    • 10
    • 9
    • 8
      • 10
      • 9
      • 8
  • 10
    • Girl,don't Let It Get You Down

      The O'Jays
    • 16
    • 10
    • 5
      • 16
      • 10
      • 5
  • 11
    • I've Just Begun To Love You

      Dynasty
    • 15
    • 11
    • 8
      • 15
      • 11
      • 8
  • 12
    • Take Your Time (Do It Right)

      The S.O.S. Band
    • 5
    • 1
    • 19
      • 5
      • 1
      • 19
  • 13
    • Cupid/I've Loved You For A Long Time

      The Spinners
    • 7
    • 5
    • 14
      • 7
      • 5
      • 14
  • 14
    • Southern Girl

      Maze
    • 21
    • 14
    • 6
      • 21
      • 14
      • 6
  • 15
    • For Those Who Like To Groove

      Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio
    • 14
    • 14
    • 9
      • 14
      • 14
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

R.Parker, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 16
    • Dynamite

      Stacy Lattisaw
    • 13
    • 8
    • 15
      • 13
      • 8
      • 15
  • 18
    • Rescue Me

      A Taste Of Honey
    • 20
    • 18
    • 8
      • 20
      • 18
      • 8
  • 19
    • I Just Wanna Dance With You

      Starpoint
    • 22
    • 19
    • 8
      • 22
      • 19
      • 8
  • 20
    • Shake Your Pants

      Cameo
    • 33
    • 20
    • 5
      • 33
      • 20
      • 5
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Producer(s):

L.Blackman, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Chocolate City/Unknown

  • 21
    • Jojo

      Boz Scaggs
    • 17
    • 17
    • 10
      • 17
      • 17
      • 10
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Producer(s):

B.Scaggs, D.Foster, D.lasley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Unknown

  • 23
    • Big Time

      Rick James
    • 35
    • 23
    • 7
      • 35
      • 23
      • 7
  • 24
    • (Baby) I Can't Get Over Losing You

      Ttf
    • 28
    • 24
    • 12
      • 28
      • 24
      • 12
  • 25
    • You And Me

      Rockie Robbins
    • 19
    • 9
    • 18
      • 19
      • 9
      • 18
  • 26
    • Love Makin' Music

      Barry White
    • 31
    • 26
    • 7
      • 31
      • 26
      • 7
  • 27
    • Papillon (Aka Hot Buterfly)

      Chaka Khan
    • 32
    • 27
    • 7
      • 32
      • 27
      • 7
  • 28
    • Someone That I Used To Love

      Natalie Cole
    • 24
    • 21
    • 13
      • 24
      • 21
      • 13
  • 30
    • Yearnin' Burnin'

      Pleasure
    • 30
    • 30
    • 9
      • 30
      • 30
      • 9
  • 31
    • Where Did We Go Wrong

      LTD
    • 51
    • 31
    • 3
      • 51
      • 31
      • 3
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Producer(s):

S.dees, J.Osborne, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M/Unknown

  • 32
    • By Your Side

      ConFunkShun
    • 27
    • 27
    • 10
      • 27
      • 27
      • 10
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Producer(s):

F.Pilate II, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/Unknown

  • 33
    • Landlord

      Gladys Knight And The Pips
    • 18
    • 3
    • 19
      • 18
      • 3
      • 19
  • 34
    • Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)

      Tom Browne
    • 54
    • 34
    • 4
      • 54
      • 34
      • 4
  • 35
    • Let Me Be Your Angel

      Stacy Lattisaw
    • 50
    • 35
    • 4
      • 50
      • 35
      • 4
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Producer(s):

N.M.Walden, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cotillion/Unknown

  • 36
    • I Enjoy Ya

      7th Wonder
    • 34
    • 33
    • 9
      • 34
      • 33
      • 9
  • 37
    • Sitting In The Park

      GQ
    • 23
    • 9
    • 16
      • 23
      • 9
      • 16
  • 38
    • Girl Of My Dream

      The Manhattans
    • 45
    • 38
    • 5
      • 45
      • 38
      • 5
  • 39
    • I Love The Way You Love

      Peabo Bryson
    • 39
    • 39
    • 8
      • 39
      • 39
      • 8
  • 40
    • Hey Lover

      Chocolate Milk
    • 41
    • 40
    • 8
      • 41
      • 40
      • 8
  • 41
    • Searching

      Change
    • 47
    • 41
    • 4
      • 47
      • 41
      • 4
  • 42
    • You're Supposed To Keep Your Love For Me

      Jermaine Jackson
    • 43
    • 42
    • 6
      • 43
      • 42
      • 6
  • 43
    • Never Knew Love Like This Before

      Stephanie Mills
    • 53
    • 43
    • 3
      • 53
      • 43
      • 3