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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of February 12, 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 February 12, 1983

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  • 1
    • Billie Jean

      Michael Jackson
    • 8
    • 1
    • 3
      • 8
      • 1
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/Legacy

RIAA Certification: Diamond
  • 2
    • Betcha She Don't Love You

      Evelyn King
    • 2
    • 2
    • 14
      • 2
      • 2
      • 14
  • 3
    • Outstanding

      The Gap Band
    • 1
    • 1
    • 11
      • 1
      • 1
      • 11
  • 4
    • Sexual Healing

      Marvin Gaye
    • 4
    • 1
    • 18
      • 4
      • 1
      • 18
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 5
    • Got To Be There

      Chaka Khan
    • 5
    • 5
    • 15
      • 5
      • 5
      • 15
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Producer(s):

L. Batiste, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros./Unknown

  • 6
    • Bad Boy

      Ray Parker Jr.
    • 7
    • 6
    • 11
      • 7
      • 6
      • 11
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Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 7
    • I Like It

      Debarge
    • 11
    • 7
    • 9
      • 11
      • 7
      • 9
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Producer(s):

I.gordy, E.Debarge, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown/UMRG

  • 8
    • Fall In Love With Me

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 13
    • 8
    • 4
      • 13
      • 8
      • 4
  • 9
    • Baby, Come To Me

      Patti Austin A Duet With James Ingram
    • 10
    • 9
    • 27
      • 10
      • 9
      • 27
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Producer(s):

Q.Jones II, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Planet/Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 10
    • Heartbeats

      Yarbrough & Peoples
    • 12
    • 10
    • 9
      • 12
      • 10
      • 9
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Producer(s):

L.Simmons, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/Unknown

  • 11
    • Pass The Dutchie

      Musical Youth
    • 14
    • 11
    • 9
      • 14
      • 11
      • 9
  • 12
    • You Are

      Lionel Richie
    • 20
    • 12
    • 4
      • 20
      • 12
      • 4
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Producer(s):

L.Richie, J.Carmichael, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Motown/Unknown

  • 13
    • The Girl Is Mine

      Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney
    • 9
    • 1
    • 14
      • 9
      • 1
      • 14
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 14
    • The Best Is Yet To Come

      Grover Washington Jr. With Patti LaBelle
    • 15
    • 14
    • 10
      • 15
      • 14
      • 10
  • 15
    • Atomic Dog

      George Clinton Featuring Coolio
    • 26
    • 15
    • 3
      • 26
      • 15
      • 3
  • 17
    • Are You Serious

      Tyrone Davis
    • 3
    • 3
    • 13
      • 3
      • 3
      • 13
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Producer(s):

L.Graham, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Highrise/Unknown

  • 18
    • Knockout

      Margie Joseph
    • 22
    • 18
    • 13
      • 22
      • 18
      • 13
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Producer(s):

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:

HCRC/Unknown

  • 19
    • Painted Picture

      Commodores
    • 19
    • 19
    • 12
      • 19
      • 19
      • 12
  • 20
    • Since I Lost My Baby

      Luther Vandross
    • 23
    • 20
    • 6
      • 23
      • 20
      • 6
  • 21
    • Ya Mama

      Wuf Ticket
    • 21
    • 21
    • 11
      • 21
      • 21
      • 11
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Producer(s):

D.Tyson, Connie, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Prelude/Unknown

  • 22
    • I've Made Love To You A Thousand Times

      Smokey Robinson
    • 27
    • 22
    • 4
      • 27
      • 22
      • 4
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Producer(s):

W.Robinson, R.Bourke, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tamla/Unknown

  • 23
    • Last Night A D.J. Saved My Life

      Indeep
    • 35
    • 23
    • 6
      • 35
      • 23
      • 6
  • 24
    • The Beat Goes On

      Orbit
    • 24
    • 24
    • 11
      • 24
      • 24
      • 11
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Producer(s):

D.Was, J.lewis, J.tann

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Quality/Unknown

  • 25
    • Mind Up Tonight

      Melba Moore
    • 25
    • 25
    • 12
      • 25
      • 25
      • 12
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Producer(s):

P.L.Jones,III, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol/Unknown

  • 26
    • Put It In A Magazine

      Sonny Charles
    • 6
    • 2
    • 20
      • 6
      • 2
      • 20
  • 28
    • Truly

      Lionel Richie
    • 28
    • 2
    • 18
      • 28
      • 2
      • 18
  • 29
    • Too Tough

      Angela Bofill
    • 41
    • 29
    • 3
      • 41
      • 29
      • 3
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Producer(s):

N.M.Walden, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 30
    • You And I

      Goodie
    • 32
    • 30
    • 8
      • 32
      • 30
      • 8
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Producer(s):

L.Simmons, J.Ellis, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/Unknown

  • 31
    • The Smurf

      Tyrone "Tystick" Brunson
    • 29
    • 14
    • 14
      • 29
      • 14
      • 14
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Producer(s):

R.Timmons,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Believe In A Dream/Unknown

  • 32
    • The Message 2-survival

      Melle Mel And Duke Bootie
    • 33
    • 32
    • 8
      • 33
      • 32
      • 8
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Producer(s):

S.Robinson, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sugar Hill/Unknown

  • 33
    • Do It (let Me See You Shake)

      Barkays
    • 30
    • 9
    • 17
      • 30
      • 9
      • 17
  • 34
    • After I Cry Tonight

      Lanier & Co.
    • 34
    • 26
    • 14
      • 34
      • 26
      • 14
  • 35
    • Let's Go Dancin' (ooh La, La, La)

      Kool & The Gang
    • 31
    • 7
    • 15
      • 31
      • 7
      • 15
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Producer(s):

Deodato, Kool & The Gang, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

De-Lite/Unknown

  • 36
    • Turn To Me

      Maxine Nightingale Featuring Jimmy Ruffin
    • 17
    • 17
    • 14
      • 17
      • 17
      • 14
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Producer(s):

S.Brown III, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Highrise/Unknown

  • 37
    • Space Is The Place

      The Jonzun Crew
    • 39
    • 37
    • 8
      • 39
      • 37
      • 8
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Producer(s):

M.Johnson, T.Silverman, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Unknown

  • 38
    • Got To Get Up On It

      Bobby Nunn
    • 36
    • 36
    • 8
      • 36
      • 36
      • 8
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Producer(s):

W.monseque, B.Nunn, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Motown/Unknown

  • 39
    • On The One For Fun

      Dazz Band