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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of February 26, 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 26, 1983

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  • 1
    • Billie Jean

      Michael Jackson
    • 1
    • 1
    • 5
      • 1
      • 1
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Epic/Legacy

RIAA Certification: Diamond
  • 2
    • I Like It

      Debarge
    • 4
    • 2
    • 11
      • 4
      • 2
      • 11
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Producer(s):

I.gordy, E.Debarge, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown/UMRG

  • 3
    • Outstanding

      The Gap Band
    • 3
    • 1
    • 13
      • 3
      • 1
      • 13
  • 4
    • Fall In Love With Me

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 5
    • 4
    • 6
      • 5
      • 4
      • 6
  • 5
    • You Are

      Lionel Richie
    • 7
    • 5
    • 6
      • 7
      • 5
      • 6
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Producer(s):

L.Richie, J.Carmichael, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Motown/Unknown

  • 6
    • Atomic Dog

      George Clinton Featuring Coolio
    • 8
    • 6
    • 5
      • 8
      • 6
      • 5
  • 7
    • Bad Boy

      Ray Parker Jr.
    • 6
    • 6
    • 13
      • 6
      • 6
      • 13
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Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 8
    • Betcha She Don't Love You

      Evelyn King
    • 2
    • 2
    • 16
      • 2
      • 2
      • 16
  • 9
    • Pass The Dutchie

      Musical Youth
    • 11
    • 9
    • 11
      • 11
      • 9
      • 11
  • 10
    • Heartbeats

      Yarbrough & Peoples
    • 10
    • 10
    • 11
      • 10
      • 10
      • 11
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Producer(s):

L.Simmons, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/Unknown

  • 11
    • I've Made Love To You A Thousand Times

      Smokey Robinson
    • 13
    • 11
    • 6
      • 13
      • 11
      • 6
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Producer(s):

W.Robinson, R.Bourke, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tamla/Unknown

  • 12
    • Baby, Come To Me

      Patti Austin A Duet With James Ingram
    • 9
    • 9
    • 29
      • 9
      • 9
      • 29
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Producer(s):

Q.Jones II, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Planet/Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 13
    • Knockout

      Margie Joseph
    • 15
    • 13
    • 15
      • 15
      • 13
      • 15
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Producer(s):

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:

HCRC/Unknown

  • 14
    • Last Night A D.J. Saved My Life

      Indeep
    • 17
    • 14
    • 8
      • 17
      • 14
      • 8
  • 15
    • Too Tough

      Angela Bofill
    • 19
    • 15
    • 5
      • 19
      • 15
      • 5
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Producer(s):

N.M.Walden, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 17
    • Since I Lost My Baby

      Luther Vandross
    • 18
    • 17
    • 8
      • 18
      • 17
      • 8
  • 18
    • Sexual Healing

      Marvin Gaye
    • 12
    • 1
    • 20
      • 12
      • 1
      • 20
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 19
    • The Best Is Yet To Come

      Grover Washington Jr. With Patti LaBelle
    • 14
    • 14
    • 12
      • 14
      • 14
      • 12
  • 20
    • On The One For Fun

      Dazz Band
    • 27
    • 20
    • 5
      • 27
      • 20
      • 5
  • 21
    • Got To Be There

      Chaka Khan
    • 20
    • 5
    • 17
      • 20
      • 5
      • 17
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Producer(s):

L. Batiste, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros./Unknown

  • 22
    • The Girl Is Mine

      Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney
    • 21
    • 1
    • 16
      • 21
      • 1
      • 16
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 23
    • Are You Serious

      Tyrone Davis
    • 22
    • 3
    • 15
      • 22
      • 3
      • 15
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Producer(s):

L.Graham, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Highrise/Unknown

  • 24
    • Painted Picture

      Commodores
    • 23
    • 19
    • 14
      • 23
      • 19
      • 14
  • 25
    • I'm Freaky

      O'Bryan
    • 31
    • 25
    • 4
      • 31
      • 25
      • 4
  • 26
    • The Beat Goes On

      Orbit
    • 24
    • 24
    • 13
      • 24
      • 24
      • 13
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Producer(s):

D.Was, J.lewis, J.tann

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Quality/Unknown

  • 27
    • Ya Mama

      Wuf Ticket
    • 25
    • 21
    • 13
      • 25
      • 21
      • 13
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Producer(s):

D.Tyson, Connie, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Prelude/Unknown

  • 28
    • Come Give Your Love To Me

      Janet Jackson
    • 35
    • 28
    • 5
      • 35
      • 28
      • 5
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Producer(s):

L.F.Sylvers,III, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

A&M/Unknown

  • 29
    • Mind Up Tonight

      Melba Moore
    • 26
    • 25
    • 14
      • 26
      • 25
      • 14
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Producer(s):

P.L.Jones,III, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol/Unknown

  • 30
    • You And I

      Goodie
    • 30
    • 30
    • 10
      • 30
      • 30
      • 10
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Producer(s):

L.Simmons, J.Ellis, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/Unknown

  • 31
    • Space Is The Place

      The Jonzun Crew
    • 33
    • 31
    • 10
      • 33
      • 31
      • 10
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Producer(s):

M.Johnson, T.Silverman, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Unknown

  • 32
    • Truly

      Lionel Richie
    • 29
    • 2
    • 20
      • 29
      • 2
      • 20
  • 33
    • The Message 2-survival

      Melle Mel And Duke Bootie
    • 32
    • 32
    • 10
      • 32
      • 32
      • 10
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Producer(s):

S.Robinson, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sugar Hill/Unknown

  • 34
    • Put It In A Magazine

      Sonny Charles
    • 28
    • 2
    • 22
      • 28
      • 2
      • 22
  • 35
    • Ms. Got-the-body

      ConFunkShun
    • 46
    • 35
    • 2
      • 46
      • 35
      • 2
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Producer(s):

Con Funk Shun, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/Unknown

  • 36
    • It's Raining Men

      The Weather Girls
    • 38
    • 36
    • 13
      • 38
      • 36
      • 13
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Producer(s):

P.Jabara, B.Esty, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Unknown

  • 37
    • The Smurf

      Tyrone "Tystick" Brunson
    • 36
    • 14
    • 16
      • 36
      • 14
      • 16
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Producer(s):

R.Timmons,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Believe In A Dream/Unknown

  • 38
    • The Woman In Me

      Donna Summer
    • 42
    • 38
    • 10
      • 42
      • 38
      • 10
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Producer(s):

Q.Jones II, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Unknown

  • 39
    • Let Love Shine

      Skyy