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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 22, 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 22, 1984

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  • 1
    • Operator

      Midnight Star
    • 2
    • 1
    • 7
      • 2
      • 1
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

B.Watson, R.Calloway, B.Lipscomb

Producer(s):

R.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Solid

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 1
    • 1
    • 13
      • 1
      • 1
      • 13
  • 3
    • Show Me

      Glenn Jones
    • 3
    • 3
    • 14
      • 3
      • 3
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

LaLa, G.Jones

Producer(s):

L.Cope, S.Horton, W.Brathwaite

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Treat Her Like A Lady

      The Temptations
    • 8
    • 4
    • 9
      • 8
      • 4
      • 9
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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

  • 5
    • Gotta Get You Home Tonight

      Eugene Wilde
    • 10
    • 5
    • 11
      • 10
      • 5
      • 11
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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

  • 6
    • Friends/Five Minutes Of Funk

      Whodini
    • 4
    • 4
    • 16
      • 4
      • 4
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

J.Hutchins, L.Smith

Producer(s):

L.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Arista

  • 7
    • Tears

      Force M.D.'s
    • 5
    • 5
    • 14
      • 5
      • 5
      • 14
  • 8
    • I Feel For You

      Chaka Khan
    • 6
    • 1
    • 15
      • 6
      • 1
      • 15
  • 9
    • Cool It Now

      New Edition
    • 7
    • 1
    • 16
      • 7
      • 1
      • 16
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • Contagious

      The Whispers
    • 16
    • 10
    • 8
      • 16
      • 10
      • 8
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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

  • 11
    • Love Light In Flight

      Stevie Wonder
    • 27
    • 11
    • 4
      • 27
      • 11
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

S.Wonder

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Lover Girl

      Teena Marie
    • 17
    • 12
    • 9
      • 17
      • 12
      • 9
  • 13
    • Misled

      Kool & The Gang
    • 25
    • 13
    • 5
      • 25
      • 13
      • 5
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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

  • 14
    • Let It All Blow

      Dazz Band
    • 11
    • 9
    • 11
      • 11
      • 9
      • 11
  • 15
    • No One's Gonna Love You

      The S.O.S. Band
    • 15
    • 15
    • 8
      • 15
      • 15
      • 8
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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

  • 16
    • Don't Stop

      Jeffrey Osborne
    • 9
    • 6
    • 12
      • 9
      • 6
      • 12
  • 17
    • Jailhouse Rap

      Fat Boys
    • 18
    • 17
    • 11
      • 18
      • 17
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

K.Blow

  • 18
    • The Word Is Out

      Jermaine Stewart
    • 24
    • 18
    • 12
      • 24
      • 18
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.Stewart, J.Lindsay, G.Craig

Producer(s):

P.Collins

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Rain Forest

      Paul Hardcastle
    • 35
    • 19
    • 5
      • 35
      • 19
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

P.Hardcastle

Producer(s):

P.Hardcastle

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • You Used To Hold Me So Tight

      Thelma Houston
    • 23
    • 20
    • 7
      • 23
      • 20
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Look The Other Way

      Isley, Jasper, Isley
    • 14
    • 14
    • 11
      • 14
      • 14
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

E.J.Isley

Producer(s):

C.Jasper, E.Isley, M.Isley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CBS Associated/Epic

  • 22
    • C.O.D. (I'll Deliver)

      Mtume
    • 20
    • 20
    • 10
      • 20
      • 20
      • 10
  • 23
    • Purple Rain

      Prince And The Revolution
    • 12
    • 4
    • 11
      • 12
      • 4
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Warner Bros./Rhino

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • Centipede

      Rebbie Jackson
    • 21
    • 4
    • 16
      • 21
      • 4
      • 16
  • 25
    • Do What You Do

      Jermaine Jackson
    • 33
    • 25
    • 7
      • 33
      • 25
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

R.Dino, L.DiTomaso

Producer(s):

J.Jackson, D.Rudolph

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Jamie

      Ray Parker Jr.
    • 34
    • 26
    • 5
      • 34
      • 26
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.Parker, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Mr. Telephone Man

      New Edition
    • 37
    • 27
    • 2
      • 37
      • 27
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

R.Parker, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr.

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • All Of You

      Lillo Thomas
    • 28
    • 28
    • 9
      • 28
      • 28
      • 9
  • 29
    • Beep A Freak

      The Gap Band
    • 38
    • 29
    • 4
      • 38
      • 29
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Taylor, D.Simmons, Wilson

Producer(s):

L.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Stronger Than Before

      Joyce Kennedy
    • 30
    • 30
    • 9
      • 30
      • 30
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

J.Osborne

  • 31
    • Sex O Matic

      Barkays
    • 19
    • 12
    • 12
      • 19
      • 12
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Bar-Kays, A.A.Jones

Producer(s):

A.A.Jones

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 32
    • Penny Lover

      Lionel Richie
    • 13
    • 8
    • 11
      • 13
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

L.Richie, B.Harvey-Richie

Producer(s):

J.Carmichael, L.Richie

  • 33
    • Out of Touch

      Daryl Hall John Oates
    • 32
    • 24
    • 11
      • 32
      • 24
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hall, J.Oates

Producer(s):

D.Hall, J.Oates, B.Clearmountain

  • 34
    • Like A Virgin

      Madonna
    • 47
    • 34
    • 4
      • 47
      • 34
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

B.Steinberg, T.Kelly

Producer(s):

N.G.Rodgers, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 35
    • In The Dark

      Roy Ayers
    • 40
    • 35
    • 7
      • 40
      • 35
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

R.Ayers, D.Spradley, J.Bedford, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Ayers, S.Clarke, W.Allen

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Secret Fantasy

      Tom Browne
    • 36
    • 36
    • 10
      • 36
      • 36
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

M.Starr

Producer(s):

M.Starr

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 37
    • Hang On To Your Love

      Sade
    • 44
    • 37
    • 5
      • 44
      • 37
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

H.F.Adu, Matthewman

Producer(s):

R.Millar

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Portrait/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • Appreciation

      Alicia Myers
    • 39
    • 38
    • 7
      • 39
      • 38
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

K.McCord, R.Ernest

Producer(s):

K.McCord

Gains In Performance

  • 39
    • Missing You

      Diana Ross