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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 24, 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 December 24, 1983

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  • 1
    • Time Will Reveal

      Debarge
    • 1
    • 1
    • 11
      • 1
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

B.Debarge, E.Debarge

Producer(s):

E.Debarge

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

  • 2
    • Say Say Say

      Paul McCartney And Michael Jackson
    • 2
    • 2
    • 10
      • 2
      • 2
      • 10
  • 3
    • Joanna

      Kool & The Gang
    • 5
    • 3
    • 8
      • 5
      • 3
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.Smith, J.Taylor, Kool & The Gang

Producer(s):

R.Bell, Kool & The Gang, J.Bonnefond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

De-Lite/PolyGram

  • 4
    • Touch A Four Leaf Clover

      Atlantic Starr
    • 4
    • 4
    • 10
      • 4
      • 4
      • 10
  • 5
    • Let The Music Play

      Shannon
    • 9
    • 5
    • 8
      • 9
      • 5
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.Barbosa, E.Chisholm

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mirage/EEG

  • 6
    • Baby, I'm Hooked (Right Into Your Love)

      ConFunkShun
    • 7
    • 6
    • 9
      • 7
      • 6
      • 9
  • 7
    • If Only You Knew

      Patti LaBelle
    • 10
    • 7
    • 8
      • 10
      • 7
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.Biggs, K.Gamble, D.Wansel

Producer(s):

K.Gamble, D.Wansel

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/Epic

  • 8
    • All Night Long (All Night)

      Lionel Richie
    • 3
    • 1
    • 14
      • 3
      • 1
      • 14
  • 9
    • Stay With Me Tonight

      Jeffrey Osborne
    • 6
    • 4
    • 12
      • 6
      • 4
      • 12
  • 10
    • Magnetic

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 11
    • 10
    • 7
      • 11
      • 10
      • 7
  • 11
    • Electric Kingdom

      Twilight 22
    • 16
    • 11
    • 8
      • 16
      • 11
      • 8
  • 12
    • How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore

      Stephanie Mills
    • 12
    • 12
    • 7
      • 12
      • 12
      • 7
  • 13
    • I Need You

      The Pointer Sisters
    • 13
    • 13
    • 11
      • 13
      • 13
      • 11
  • 14
    • Keepin' My Lover Satisfied

      Melba Moore
    • 14
    • 14
    • 9
      • 14
      • 14
      • 9
  • 15
    • I Still Can't Get Over Loving You

      Ray Parker Jr.
    • 15
    • 15
    • 7
      • 15
      • 15
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

R.Parker, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 16
    • Nubian Nut

      George Clinton
    • 18
    • 16
    • 6
      • 18
      • 16
      • 6
  • 17
    • Jam The Motha'

      The Gap Band
    • 20
    • 17
    • 6
      • 20
      • 17
      • 6
  • 18
    • I'll Let You Slide

      Luther Vandross
    • 19
    • 18
    • 5
      • 19
      • 18
      • 5
  • 19
    • Tell Me If You Still Care

      The S.O.S. Band
    • 17
    • 5
    • 11
      • 17
      • 5
      • 11
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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

  • 20
    • Body Talk

      The Deele
    • 25
    • 20
    • 7
      • 25
      • 20
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.Gentry, A.Reid, S.Burke, C.Greene

Producer(s):

R.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

  • 21
    • Wet My Whistle

      Midnight Star
    • 8
    • 8
    • 11
      • 8
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.Calloway

Producer(s):

R.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

  • 22
    • My First Love

      Rene & Angela
    • 21
    • 12
    • 13
      • 21
      • 12
      • 13
  • 23
    • Something's On Your Mind

      D Train
    • 38
    • 23
    • 5
      • 38
      • 23
      • 5
  • 24
    • Running With The Night

      Lionel Richie
    • 39
    • 24
    • 4
      • 39
      • 24
      • 4
  • 25
    • Popcorn Love/Jealous Girl

      New Edition
    • 29
    • 25
    • 7
      • 29
      • 25
      • 7
  • 26
    • Holiday

      Madonna
    • 28
    • 26
    • 9
      • 28
      • 26
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

C.Hudson, L.Stevens

Producer(s):

J.Benitez

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/London-Sire

  • 27
    • I'm On Your Side

      Angela Bofill
    • 32
    • 27
    • 5
      • 32
      • 27
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

N.M.Walden, A.Bofill, J.Cohen

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 28
    • Joystick

      Dazz Band
    • 40
    • 28
    • 5
      • 40
      • 28
      • 5
  • 29
    • How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye

      Dionne Warwick & Luther Vandross
    • 23
    • 7
    • 12
      • 23
      • 7
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

S.Goldman

Producer(s):

L.Vandross

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 30
    • Rockin' Radio

      Tom Browne
    • 22
    • 11
    • 13
      • 22
      • 11
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

M.Starr, M.Jonzun

Producer(s):

M.Starr, M.Jonzun

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 31
    • Boys

      Mary Jane Girls
    • 30
    • 29
    • 11
      • 30
      • 29
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

  • 32
    • I Am Love

      Jennifer Holliday
    • 27
    • 2
    • 17
      • 27
      • 2
      • 17
  • 33
    • Just Let Me Wait

      Jennifer Holliday
    • 41
    • 33
    • 3
      • 41
      • 33
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.Lind, B.Meyers

Producer(s):

M.White

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

  • 34
    • U Bring The Freak Out

      Rick James
    • 24
    • 16
    • 10
      • 24
      • 16
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

  • 35
    • Let's Take Time Out

      Howard Johnson
    • 42
    • 35
    • 4
      • 42
      • 35
      • 4
  • 36
    • Yah Mo B There

      James Ingram With Michael McDonald
    • 46
    • 36
    • 2
      • 46
      • 36
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

J.Ingram, M.H.McDonald, R.Temperton, Q.Jones III, Q.West

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 37
    • Words And Music

      Tavares
    • 44
    • 37
    • 5
      • 44
      • 37
      • 5