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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 15, 1984

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 15, 1984

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Last Week
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Wks on Chart
  • 1
    • Solid

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

N.Ashford, V.Simpson

Producer(s):

N.Ashford, V.Simpson

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Operator

      Midnight Star
    • 10
    • 2
    • 6
      • 10
      • 2
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

B.Watson, R.Calloway, B.Lipscomb

Producer(s):

R.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Show Me

      Glenn Jones
    • 5
    • 3
    • 13
      • 5
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

LaLa, G.Jones

Producer(s):

L.Cope, S.Horton, W.Brathwaite

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Friends/Five Minutes Of Funk

      Whodini
    • 4
    • 4
    • 15
      • 4
      • 4
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

J.Hutchins, L.Smith

Producer(s):

L.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Arista

  • 5
    • Tears

      Force M.D.'s
    • 8
    • 5
    • 13
      • 8
      • 5
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Force MD's, R.Halpin

Producer(s):

T.Silverman, R.Halpin

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • I Feel For You

      Chaka Khan
    • 3
    • 1
    • 14
      • 3
      • 1
      • 14
  • 7
    • Cool It Now

      New Edition
    • 2
    • 1
    • 15
      • 2
      • 1
      • 15
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 8
    • Treat Her Like A Lady

      The Temptations
    • 13
    • 8
    • 8
      • 13
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

O.Williams, O.Woodson

Producer(s):

R.R.Johnson, A.McKay

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Don't Stop

      Jeffrey Osborne
    • 6
    • 6
    • 11
      • 6
      • 6
      • 11
  • 10
    • Gotta Get You Home Tonight

      Eugene Wilde
    • 22
    • 10
    • 10
      • 22
      • 10
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

M.Horton, R.Bloomfield

Producer(s):

M.Forte, D.Robinson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philly World/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Let It All Blow

      Dazz Band
    • 9
    • 9
    • 10
      • 9
      • 9
      • 10
  • 12
    • Purple Rain

      Prince And The Revolution
    • 7
    • 4
    • 10
      • 7
      • 4
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Warner Bros./Rhino

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 13
    • Penny Lover

      Lionel Richie
    • 11
    • 8
    • 10
      • 11
      • 8
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

L.Richie, B.Harvey-Richie

Producer(s):

J.Carmichael, L.Richie

  • 14
    • Look The Other Way

      Isley, Jasper, Isley
    • 14
    • 14
    • 10
      • 14
      • 14
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

E.J.Isley

Producer(s):

C.Jasper, E.Isley, M.Isley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CBS Associated/Epic

  • 15
    • No One's Gonna Love You

      The S.O.S. Band
    • 19
    • 15
    • 7
      • 19
      • 15
      • 7
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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

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Contagious

      The Whispers
    • 20
    • 16
    • 7
      • 20
      • 16
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

B.Watson, R.Calloway, M.Gentry, B.Lovelace

Producer(s):

R.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Lover Girl

      Teena Marie
    • 23
    • 17
    • 8
      • 23
      • 17
      • 8
  • 18
    • Jailhouse Rap

      Fat Boys
    • 18
    • 18
    • 10
      • 18
      • 18
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

K.Blow, L.Smith, D.Reeves, M.Morales, D.Robinson, S.Abbatiello

Producer(s):

K.Blow

  • 19
    • Sex O Matic

      Barkays
    • 15
    • 12
    • 11
      • 15
      • 12
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Bar-Kays, A.A.Jones

Producer(s):

A.A.Jones

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 20
    • C.O.D. (I'll Deliver)

      Mtume
    • 21
    • 20
    • 9
      • 21
      • 20
      • 9
  • 21
    • Centipede

      Rebbie Jackson
    • 12
    • 4
    • 15
      • 12
      • 4
      • 15
  • 22
    • I Just Called To Say I Love You

      Stevie Wonder
    • 17
    • 1
    • 17
      • 17
      • 1
      • 17
  • 23
    • You Used To Hold Me So Tight

      Thelma Houston
    • 26
    • 23
    • 6
      • 26
      • 23
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • The Word Is Out

      Jermaine Stewart
    • 28
    • 24
    • 11
      • 28
      • 24
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.Stewart, J.Lindsay, G.Craig

Producer(s):

P.Collins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Misled

      Kool & The Gang
    • 39
    • 25
    • 4
      • 39
      • 25
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:

De-Lite/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • After All

      Al Jarreau
    • 27
    • 26
    • 9
      • 27
      • 26
      • 9
  • 27
    • Love Light In Flight

      Stevie Wonder
    • 43
    • 27
    • 3
      • 43
      • 27
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

S.Wonder

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • All Of You

      Lillo Thomas
    • 30
    • 28
    • 8
      • 30
      • 28
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

L.Thomas, L.Laurence

Producer(s):

P.Laurence

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Better Be Good To Me

      Tina Turner
    • 25
    • 6
    • 13
      • 25
      • 6
      • 13
  • 30
    • Stronger Than Before

      Joyce Kennedy
    • 34
    • 30
    • 8
      • 34
      • 30
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

C.Bayer Bacharach, B.F.Bacharach, B.Roberts

Producer(s):

J.Osborne

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Just For The Night

      Evelyn "Champagne" King
    • 16
    • 16
    • 11
      • 16
      • 16
      • 11
  • 32
    • Out of Touch

      Daryl Hall John Oates
    • 24
    • 24
    • 10
      • 24
      • 24
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hall, J.Oates

Producer(s):

D.Hall, J.Oates, B.Clearmountain

  • 33
    • Do What You Do

      Jermaine Jackson
    • 37
    • 33
    • 6
      • 37
      • 33
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Dino, L.DiTomaso

Producer(s):

J.Jackson, D.Rudolph

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Jamie

      Ray Parker Jr.
    • 48
    • 34
    • 4
      • 48
      • 34
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

R.Parker, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Rain Forest

      Paul Hardcastle
    • 45
    • 35
    • 4
      • 45
      • 35
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

P.Hardcastle

Producer(s):

P.Hardcastle

Gains In Performance