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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of August 27, 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 August 27, 1983

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  • 1
    • Get It Right

      Aretha Franklin
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
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Producer(s):

L.Vandross, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista/Unknown

  • 2
    • Freak-A-Zoid

      Midnight Star
    • 2
    • 2
    • 12
      • 2
      • 2
      • 12
  • 3
    • Cold Blooded

      Rick James
    • 5
    • 3
    • 6
      • 5
      • 3
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

  • 4
    • Just Be Good To Me

      The S.O.S. Band
    • 4
    • 4
    • 10
      • 4
      • 4
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

T.S.Lewis, J.S.Harris III

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tabu/Epic

  • 5
    • Don't You Get So Mad

      Jeffrey Osborne
    • 7
    • 5
    • 7
      • 7
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Osborne, M.Sembello, D.Freeman

Producer(s):

G.Duke, Not Listed

  • 6
    • Choosey Lover

      The Isley Brothers
    • 6
    • 6
    • 8
      • 6
      • 6
      • 8
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Producer(s):

Isley Brothers, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

T-Neck/Unknown

  • 7
    • Tonight I Celebrate My Love

      Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack
    • 9
    • 7
    • 8
      • 9
      • 7
      • 8
  • 8
    • She Works Hard For The Money

      Donna Summer
    • 3
    • 1
    • 13
      • 3
      • 1
      • 13
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Producer(s):

M.Omartian, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/Unknown

  • 9
    • I Can Make You Dance

      Zapp
    • 12
    • 9
    • 5
      • 12
      • 9
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

L.Troutman, R.Troutman

Producer(s):

R.Troutman, Z.troutman, B.Beck

  • 10
    • Dead Giveaway

      Shalamar
    • 10
    • 10
    • 9
      • 10
      • 10
      • 9
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Producer(s):

L.F.Sylvers,III, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/Unknown

  • 11
    • Rockit

      Herbie Hancock
    • 11
    • 11
    • 7
      • 11
      • 11
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

H.Hancock, B.Laswell, B.Beinhorn

Producer(s):

Material, H.Hancock

  • 12
    • Is This The End

      New Edition
    • 18
    • 12
    • 7
      • 18
      • 12
      • 7
  • 13
    • Miracles

      Stacy Lattisaw
    • 13
    • 13
    • 9
      • 13
      • 13
      • 9
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Producer(s):

N.M.Walden, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cotillion/Unknown

  • 14
    • You're Number One (In My Book)

      Gladys Knight And The Pips
    • 20
    • 14
    • 5
      • 20
      • 14
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

W.Raglin, W.zimmerman, D.L.Meyers, L.F.Sylvers III

Producer(s):

W.Raglin, W.Zimmerman

  • 15
    • Pieces Of Ice

      Diana Ross
    • 15
    • 15
    • 9
      • 15
      • 15
      • 9
  • 16
    • Party Train

      The Gap Band
    • 25
    • 16
    • 3
      • 25
      • 16
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, R.Wilson, Wilson, Taylor

Producer(s):

L.Simmons, R.Wilson

  • 17
    • I.O.U.

      Freeez
    • 21
    • 17
    • 6
      • 21
      • 17
      • 6
  • 18
    • Crazy

      The Manhattans
    • 8
    • 4
    • 11
      • 8
      • 4
      • 11
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Producer(s):

J.Anderson, S.williams, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Unknown

  • 19
    • All Night Long

      Mary Jane Girls
    • 27
    • 19
    • 6
      • 27
      • 19
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

  • 20
    • Highrise

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 23
    • 20
    • 6
      • 23
      • 20
      • 6
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Producer(s):

N.Ashford, V.Simpson, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol/Unknown

  • 21
    • It's Like That

      Run-D.M.C. VS. Jason Nevins
    • 19
    • 15
    • 15
      • 19
      • 15
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

L.Smith, J.W.Simmons, D.M.McDaniels

Producer(s):

R.Simmons, L.Smith, J.Nevins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sm:)e/Profile

  • 22
    • You Brought The Sunshine

      The Clark Sisters
    • 29
    • 22
    • 5
      • 29
      • 22
      • 5
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Producer(s):

B.Mendelson, E.c.clark, J.Hunt

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/Unknown

  • 23
    • Flashdance...What A Feeling

      Irene Cara
    • 17
    • 2
    • 17
      • 17
      • 2
      • 17
  • 24
    • Juicy Fruit

      Mtume
    • 14
    • 1
    • 21
      • 14
      • 1
      • 21
  • 25
    • Do It Again/Billie Jean

      Slingshot
    • 32
    • 25
    • 6
      • 32
      • 25
      • 6
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Producer(s):

J.tann, G.McFadden, S.Clarke

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Quality/Unknown

  • 27
    • Ain't Nobody

      Chaka Khan
    • 44
    • 27
    • 5
      • 44
      • 27
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

H.Wolinski

Producer(s):

R.Titelman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner

  • 28
    • Bet'cha Gonna Need My Lovin'

      LaToya Jackson
    • 37
    • 28
    • 5
      • 37
      • 28
      • 5
  • 29
    • I Know

      Philip Bailey
    • 34
    • 29
    • 4
      • 34
      • 29
      • 4
  • 30
    • How Do You Keep The Music Playing

      James Ingram And Patti Austin
    • 22
    • 6
    • 16
      • 22
      • 6
      • 16
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Producer(s):

Q.Jones II, J.Mandel, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Unknown

  • 31
    • Human Nature

      Michael Jackson
    • 41
    • 31
    • 5
      • 41
      • 31
      • 5
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 32
    • Never Let You Down

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 39
    • 32
    • 4
      • 39
      • 32
      • 4
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Producer(s):

F.Beverly, Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Capitol/Unknown

  • 33
    • Stop Doggin' Me Around

      Klique
    • 53
    • 33
    • 3
      • 53
      • 33
      • 3
  • 34
    • Crazy Daze

      Motivation
    • 36
    • 34
    • 8
      • 36
      • 34
      • 8
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Producer(s):

E.toon Jr., S.Roberts,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

De-Lite/Unknown

  • 35
    • Party Time

      Kurtis Blow
    • 35
    • 35
    • 8
      • 35
      • 35
      • 8
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Producer(s):

J.B.Moore, R.Ford,Jr., Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/Unknown

  • 36
    • Lady Love Me (One More Time)

      George Benson
    • 43
    • 36
    • 5
      • 43
      • 36
      • 5
  • 37
    • (you're A) Good Girl

      Lillo
    • 40
    • 37
    • 6
      • 40
      • 37
      • 6
  • 38
    • Blame It On Love

      Smokey Robinson & Barbara Mitchell
    • 38
    • 38
    • 8
      • 38
      • 38
      • 8
  • 39