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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of March 16, 1985

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Peak Pos.
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    • Nightshift

      Commodores
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    • 1
    • 9
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Songwriter(s):

W.Orange, D.Lambert, F.Golde

Producer(s):

D.Lambert

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Missing You

      Diana Ross
    • 1
    • 1
    • 15
      • 1
      • 1
      • 15
  • 3
    • Private Dancer

      Tina Turner
    • 5
    • 3
    • 9
      • 5
      • 3
      • 9
  • 4
    • Outta The World

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 7
    • 4
    • 9
      • 7
      • 4
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

N.Ashford, V.Simpson

Producer(s):

N.Ashford, V.Simpson

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • I'll Still Be Lookin' Up To You

      Wilton Felder With Bobby Womack
    • 9
    • 5
    • 8
      • 9
      • 5
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

B.Womack, P.Kisch

Producer(s):

W.Felder, J.Sample, L.N.Chancler, B.Womack, J.Gadson

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Tonight

      Ready For The World
    • 6
    • 6
    • 14
      • 6
      • 6
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

M.Riley, Jr., G.Strozier

Producer(s):

B.Terry, Ready For The World

  • 7
    • Sugar Walls

      Sheena Easton
    • 3
    • 3
    • 11
      • 3
      • 3
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Alexander Nevermind

Producer(s):

G.Mathieson, Alexander Nevermind

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 8
    • Careless Whisper

      Wham! Featuring George Michael
    • 12
    • 8
    • 9
      • 12
      • 8
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Michael, A.J.Ridgeley

Producer(s):

G.Michael

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Legacy

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • Easy Lover

      Philip Bailey With Phil Collins
    • 4
    • 3
    • 14
      • 4
      • 3
      • 14
  • 10
    • New Attitude

      Patti LaBelle
    • 16
    • 10
    • 6
      • 16
      • 10
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

W.Robinson, J.Gilutin, B.Hull

Producer(s):

H.Rice, P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • This Is My Night

      Chaka Khan
    • 11
    • 11
    • 9
      • 11
      • 11
      • 9
  • 12
    • Roxanne, Roxanne

      UTFO
    • 10
    • 10
    • 11
      • 10
      • 10
      • 11
  • 13
    • Neutron Dance

      The Pointer Sisters
    • 13
    • 13
    • 15
      • 13
      • 13
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

A.Willis, D.Sembello

Producer(s):

R.Perry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Planet/RCA

  • 14
    • 'Til My Baby Comes Home

      Luther Vandross
    • 19
    • 14
    • 5
      • 19
      • 14
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Be Your Man

      Jesse Johnson's Revue
    • 20
    • 15
    • 6
      • 20
      • 15
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Johnson

Producer(s):

J.M.Johnson

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Mr. Telephone Man

      New Edition
    • 8
    • 1
    • 14
      • 8
      • 1
      • 14
  • 17
    • Back In Stride

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 28
    • 17
    • 4
      • 28
      • 17
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

F.Beverly

Producer(s):

F.Beverly

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • The Men All Pause

      Klymaxx
    • 14
    • 5
    • 19
      • 14
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.Cooper, Fenderella

Producer(s):

S.Shockley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA/Constellation/MCA

  • 19
    • Heartbeat

      Dazz Band
    • 22
    • 19
    • 7
      • 22
      • 19
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

R.Andrews, B.Harris

Producer(s):

R.Andrews, B.Harris

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • My Time

      Gladys Knight And The Pips
    • 24
    • 20
    • 6
      • 24
      • 20
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Knight, Dees

Producer(s):

Knight, Dees

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Method Of Modern Love

      Daryl Hall John Oates
    • 21
    • 21
    • 10
      • 21
      • 21
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hall, J.Allen

Producer(s):

D.Hall, J.Oates, B.Clearmountain

  • 22
    • Roxanne's Revenge

      Roxanne Shante
    • 23
    • 22
    • 7
      • 23
      • 22
      • 7
  • 23
    • Rhythm Of the Night

      Debarge
    • 35
    • 23
    • 4
      • 35
      • 23
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

R.Perry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • King Of Rock

      Run-D.M.C.
    • 26
    • 24
    • 6
      • 26
      • 24
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

R.Simmons, L.Smith

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Some Kinda Lover

      The Whispers
    • 30
    • 25
    • 6
      • 30
      • 25
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

B.Watson, Babyface

Producer(s):

R.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Misled

      Kool & The Gang
    • 15
    • 3
    • 17
      • 15
      • 3
      • 17
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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

  • 27
    • The Borderlines

      Jeffrey Osborne
    • 17
    • 7
    • 13
      • 17
      • 7
      • 13
  • 28
    • In My House

      Mary Jane Girls
    • 39
    • 28
    • 4
      • 39
      • 28
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Beep A Freak

      The Gap Band
    • 18
    • 2
    • 16
      • 18
      • 2
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

Taylor, D.Simmons, Wilson

Producer(s):

L.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

  • 30
    • Basketball

      Kurtis Blow
    • 29
    • 29
    • 11
      • 29
      • 29
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Waring, K.Blow, Ford, Moore, Bralower, Full Force

Producer(s):

J.B.Moore, R.Ford,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 31
    • 20/20

      George Benson
    • 25
    • 15
    • 13
      • 25
      • 15
      • 13
  • 32
    • Half Crazy

      Johnny Gill
    • 33
    • 32
    • 8
      • 33
      • 32
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

L.Creed, L.L.Jordan

Producer(s):

L.Creed, W.Neale, D.Matkosky

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cotillion/Atlantic

  • 33
    • Yo Little Brother

      Nolan Thomas
    • 31
    • 26
    • 17
      • 31
      • 26
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

C.Joseph, A.Godwin

Producer(s):

M.Liggett, C.Barbosa

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mirage/Atlantic

  • 34
    • Bad Habits

      Jenny Burton
    • 41
    • 34
    • 5
      • 41
      • 34
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

A.George, F.C.McFarlane

Producer(s):

A.George, F.McFarlane

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Scientific Love

      Midnight Star
    • 45
    • 35
    • 4
      • 45
      • 35
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

B.Lipscomb, B.Watson, M.Gentry, K.Gant, V.Calloway

Producer(s):

R.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Hang On To Your Love

      Sade
    • 32
    • 14
    • 17
      • 32
      • 14
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

H.F.Adu, Matthewman

Producer(s):

R.Millar

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Portrait/Epic

  • 37
    • At Last You're Mine

      Cheryl Lynn
    • 34
    • 34
    • 8
      • 34
      • 34
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Private I/Epic

  • 38
    • Lover Boy

      Billy Ocean
    • 36
    • 20
    • 18
      • 36
      • 20
      • 18
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Songwriter(s):

K.Diamond, B.Ocean, R.J.Lange

Producer(s):

K.Diamond, R.J.Lange

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Arista

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