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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of February 21, 1981

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 February 21, 1981

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  • 1
    • Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)

      The Gap Band
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
  • 2
    • Don't Stop The Music

      Yarbrough & Peoples
    • 3
    • 2
    • 14
      • 3
      • 2
      • 14
  • 3
    • Fantastic Voyage

      Lakeside
    • 2
    • 1
    • 15
      • 2
      • 1
      • 15
  • 4
    • Heartbreak Hotel

      The Jacksons
    • 4
    • 2
    • 12
      • 4
      • 2
      • 12
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Producer(s):

The Jacksons, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/Unknown

  • 5
    • I Ain't Gonna Stand For It

      Stevie Wonder
    • 6
    • 5
    • 10
      • 6
      • 5
      • 10
  • 6
    • United Together

      Aretha Franklin
    • 5
    • 3
    • 15
      • 5
      • 3
      • 15
  • 7
    • It's A Love Thing

      The Whispers
    • 11
    • 7
    • 7
      • 11
      • 7
      • 7
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Producer(s):

D.Griffey, The Whispers, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/Unknown

  • 8
    • Too Tight

      ConFunkShun
    • 8
    • 8
    • 14
      • 8
      • 8
      • 14
  • 9
    • I Just Love The Man

      The Jones Girls
    • 9
    • 9
    • 13
      • 9
      • 9
      • 13
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Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Unknown

  • 10
    • All American Girls

      Sister Sledge
    • 18
    • 10
    • 4
      • 18
      • 10
      • 4
  • 11
    • Together

      Tierra
    • 12
    • 11
    • 14
      • 12
      • 11
      • 14
  • 12
    • Watching You

      Slave
    • 14
    • 12
    • 11
      • 14
      • 12
      • 11
  • 13
    • Make The World Stand Still

      Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
    • 13
    • 13
    • 12
      • 13
      • 13
      • 12
  • 14
    • Boogie Body Land

      Barkays
    • 7
    • 7
    • 13
      • 7
      • 7
      • 13
  • 15
    • Celebration

      Kool & The Gang
    • 10
    • 1
    • 19
      • 10
      • 1
      • 19
  • 16
    • 8th Wonder

      Sugarhill Gang
    • 16
    • 16
    • 11
      • 16
      • 16
      • 11
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Producer(s):

Sugar Hill Gang, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sugar Hill/Unknown

  • 17
    • Love Over And Over Again

      Switch
    • 15
    • 9
    • 16
      • 15
      • 9
      • 16
  • 19
    • Little Girl Don't You Worry

      Jermaine Jackson
    • 17
    • 17
    • 15
      • 17
      • 17
      • 15
  • 20
    • Who Said

      The Isley Brothers
    • 21
    • 20
    • 9
      • 21
      • 20
      • 9
  • 21
    • I'm Ready

      Kano
    • 22
    • 21
    • 14
      • 22
      • 21
      • 14
  • 22
    • Keep It Hot

      Cameo
    • 20
    • 4
    • 18
      • 20
      • 4
      • 18
  • 23
    • Agony Of Defeet

      Parliament
    • 19
    • 7
    • 14
      • 19
      • 7
      • 14
  • 24
    • Melancholy Fire

      Norman Connors
    • 24
    • 20
    • 12
      • 24
      • 20
      • 12
  • 25
    • Dance

      Silver Platinum
    • 28
    • 25
    • 10
      • 28
      • 25
      • 10
  • 26
    • Sukiyaki

      A Taste Of Honey
    • 40
    • 26
    • 4
      • 40
      • 26
      • 4
  • 28
    • Full Of Fire

      Shalamar
    • 31
    • 28
    • 10
      • 31
      • 28
      • 10
  • 29
    • Bon Bon Vie

      T.S. Monk
    • 36
    • 29
    • 11
      • 36
      • 29
      • 11
  • 30
    • You're The Best Thing In My Life

      The Dramatics
    • 35
    • 30
    • 9
      • 35
      • 30
      • 9
  • 31
    • Here's To You

      Skyy
    • 32
    • 31
    • 12
      • 32
      • 31
      • 12
  • 32
    • Fancy Dancer

      Twennynine With Lenny White
    • 37
    • 32
    • 7
      • 37
      • 32
      • 7
  • 33
    • Turn Out The Lamplight

      George Benson
    • 33
    • 33
    • 9
      • 33
      • 33
      • 9
  • 34
    • Shine On

      LTD
    • 25
    • 19
    • 15
      • 25
      • 19
      • 15
  • 35
    • I'll Never Find Another (Find Another Like You)

      The Manhattans
    • 29
    • 12
    • 16
      • 29
      • 12
      • 16
  • 36
    • Jesus Is Love

      Commodores
    • 34
    • 34
    • 10
      • 34
      • 34
      • 10
  • 37
    • Magic Man

      Robert Winters And Fall
    • 42
    • 37
    • 9
      • 42
      • 37
      • 9
  • 38
    • What We Have Is Right

      The Blackbyrds
    • 38
    • 38
    • 9
      • 38
      • 38
      • 9
  • 39
    • And Love Goes On

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 50
    • 39
    • 3
      • 50
      • 39
      • 3
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Producer(s):

M.White, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arc/Columbia/Unknown

  • 41
    • Everything Is Cool

      T-Connection
    • 54
    • 41
    • 4
      • 54
      • 41
      • 4
  • 42
    • Love's Calling

      Zingara
    • 49
    • 42
    • 9
      • 49
      • 42
      • 9
  • 43
    • Glad You Came My Way

      Joe Simon
    • 44
    • 43
    • 9