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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of January 15, 1983

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 15, 1983

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  • 1
    • The Girl Is Mine

      Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney
    • 3
    • 1
    • 10
      • 3
      • 1
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Put It In A Magazine

      Sonny Charles
    • 5
    • 2
    • 16
      • 5
      • 2
      • 16
  • 3
    • Sexual Healing

      Marvin Gaye
    • 1
    • 1
    • 14
      • 1
      • 1
      • 14
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 4
    • Truly

      Lionel Richie
    • 2
    • 2
    • 14
      • 2
      • 2
      • 14
  • 5
    • Are You Serious

      Tyrone Davis
    • 10
    • 5
    • 9
      • 10
      • 5
      • 9
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Producer(s):

L.Graham, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Highrise/Unknown

  • 6
    • Young Love

      Janet Jackson
    • 6
    • 6
    • 15
      • 6
      • 6
      • 15
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Producer(s):

B.Watson, A.Winbush, R.Moore

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M/Unknown

  • 7
    • Let's Go Dancin' (ooh La, La, La)

      Kool & The Gang
    • 7
    • 7
    • 11
      • 7
      • 7
      • 11
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Producer(s):

Deodato, Kool & The Gang, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

De-Lite/Unknown

  • 8
    • Got To Be There

      Chaka Khan
    • 8
    • 8
    • 11
      • 8
      • 8
      • 11
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Producer(s):

L. Batiste, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros./Unknown

  • 9
    • Do It (let Me See You Shake)

      Barkays
    • 9
    • 9
    • 13
      • 9
      • 9
      • 13
  • 10
    • Betcha She Don't Love You

      Evelyn King
    • 11
    • 10
    • 10
      • 11
      • 10
      • 10
  • 11
    • Bad Boy

      Ray Parker Jr.
    • 14
    • 11
    • 7
      • 14
      • 11
      • 7
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Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 12
    • Baby, Come To Me

      Patti Austin A Duet With James Ingram
    • 12
    • 12
    • 23
      • 12
      • 12
      • 23
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Producer(s):

Q.Jones II, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Planet/Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 13
    • Welcome To The Club

      The Brothers Johnson
    • 13
    • 13
    • 8
      • 13
      • 13
      • 8
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Producer(s):

C.Larger, L.Johnson, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M/Unknown

  • 14
    • The Smurf

      Tyrone "Tystick" Brunson
    • 15
    • 14
    • 10
      • 15
      • 14
      • 10
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Producer(s):

R.Timmons,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Believe In A Dream/Unknown

  • 15
    • Outstanding

      The Gap Band
    • 16
    • 15
    • 7
      • 16
      • 15
      • 7
  • 16
    • 1999

      Prince
    • 4
    • 4
    • 14
      • 4
      • 4
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Warner Bros./Rhino

  • 17
    • Nipple To The Bottle

      Grace Jones
    • 17
    • 17
    • 11
      • 17
      • 17
      • 11
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Producer(s):

L. Talley, E.Blakely, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/Unknown

  • 19
    • Turn To Me

      Maxine Nightingale Featuring Jimmy Ruffin
    • 19
    • 19
    • 10
      • 19
      • 19
      • 10
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Producer(s):

S.Brown III, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Highrise/Unknown

  • 20
    • The Best Is Yet To Come

      Grover Washington Jr. With Patti LaBelle
    • 21
    • 20
    • 6
      • 21
      • 20
      • 6
  • 21
    • Heartbeats

      Yarbrough & Peoples
    • 23
    • 21
    • 5
      • 23
      • 21
      • 5
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Producer(s):

L.Simmons, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/Unknown

  • 22
    • Love Me Right

      Aretha Franklin
    • 22
    • 22
    • 8
      • 22
      • 22
      • 8
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Producer(s):

L.Vandross, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 23
    • Painted Picture

      Commodores
    • 25
    • 23
    • 8
      • 25
      • 23
      • 8
  • 24
    • The Walk

      The Time
    • 24
    • 24
    • 9
      • 24
      • 24
      • 9
  • 25
    • Muscles

      Diana Ross
    • 20
    • 4
    • 15
      • 20
      • 4
      • 15
  • 26
    • After I Cry Tonight

      Lanier & Co.
    • 28
    • 26
    • 10
      • 28
      • 26
      • 10
  • 27
    • Ya Mama

      Wuf Ticket
    • 29
    • 27
    • 7
      • 29
      • 27
      • 7
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Producer(s):

D.Tyson, Connie, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Prelude/Unknown

  • 29
    • Mind Up Tonight

      Melba Moore
    • 32
    • 29
    • 8
      • 32
      • 29
      • 8
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Producer(s):

P.L.Jones,III, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol/Unknown

  • 30
    • There I Go

      Alfie Silas
    • 30
    • 30
    • 9
      • 30
      • 30
      • 9
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Producer(s):

J.P.Lewis, B.Potter, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA/Unknown

  • 31
    • Knockout

      Margie Joseph
    • 35
    • 31
    • 9
      • 35
      • 31
      • 9
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Producer(s):

T.Jones,III, D.witherspoon,jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

HCRC/Unknown

  • 32
    • Heartbreaker

      Dionne Warwick
    • 26
    • 14
    • 14
      • 26
      • 14
      • 14
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Producer(s):

B.Gibb, L. Talley, E.Blakely

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 33
    • I Like It

      Debarge
    • 46
    • 33
    • 5
      • 46
      • 33
      • 5
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Producer(s):

I.gordy, E.Debarge, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown/UMRG

  • 34
    • Change The World

      Alfonzo
    • 34
    • 34
    • 9
      • 34
      • 34
      • 9
  • 35
    • Play At Your Own Risk

      Planet Patrol
    • 27
    • 21
    • 12
      • 27
      • 21
      • 12
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Producer(s):

A.Baker, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Unknown

  • 36
    • Bad Boy/having A Party

      Luther Vandross
    • 36
    • 3
    • 18
      • 36
      • 3
      • 18
  • 37
    • The Beat Goes On

      Orbit
    • 45
    • 37
    • 7
      • 45
      • 37
      • 7
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Producer(s):

D.Was, J.lewis, J.tann

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Quality/Unknown

  • 39
    • Take It Off

      Chocolate Milk
    • 39
    • 39
    • 10
      • 39
      • 39
      • 10