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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of April 27, 1985

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  • 1
    • Rhythm Of the Night

      Debarge
    • 2
    • 1
    • 10
      • 2
      • 1
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

R.Perry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • We Are The World

      USA For Africa
    • 3
    • 2
    • 5
      • 3
      • 2
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson, L.Richie

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II, M.Omartian

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 3
    • Back In Stride

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
  • 4
    • In My House

      Mary Jane Girls
    • 6
    • 4
    • 10
      • 6
      • 4
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Fresh

      Kool & The Gang
    • 10
    • 5
    • 7
      • 10
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Taylor, S.Linzer, Kool & The Gang

Producer(s):

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:

De-Lite/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Smooth Operator

      Sade
    • 8
    • 6
    • 8
      • 8
      • 6
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Portrait/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Lost In Love

      New Edition
    • 12
    • 7
    • 6
      • 12
      • 7
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Kramer

Producer(s):

R.Rudolph, M.Sembello

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Be Your Man

      Jesse Johnson's Revue
    • 4
    • 4
    • 12
      • 4
      • 4
      • 12
  • 9
    • 'Til My Baby Comes Home

      Luther Vandross
    • 5
    • 4
    • 11
      • 5
      • 4
      • 11
  • 10
    • I'll Still Be Lookin' Up To You

      Wilton Felder With Bobby Womack
    • 7
    • 2
    • 14
      • 7
      • 2
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

B.Womack, P.Kisch

Producer(s):

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

  • 11
    • Innocent

      Alexander O'Neal
    • 11
    • 11
    • 10
      • 11
      • 11
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tabu/Epic

  • 12
    • I Found My Baby

      The Gap Band
    • 13
    • 12
    • 8
      • 13
      • 12
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.Calhoun

Producer(s):

L.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Nightshift

      Commodores
    • 9
    • 1
    • 15
      • 9
      • 1
      • 15
  • 14
    • My Love Is True (Truly For You)

      The Temptations
    • 15
    • 14
    • 8
      • 15
      • 14
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Williams, R.Tyson, V.Carstarphen

Producer(s):

A.P.McKay, R.R.Johnson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

  • 15
    • Into The Night

      B.B. King
    • 16
    • 15
    • 10
      • 16
      • 15
      • 10
  • 16
    • New Attitude

      Patti LaBelle
    • 14
    • 3
    • 12
      • 14
      • 3
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

W.Robinson, J.Gilutin, B.Hull

Producer(s):

H.Rice, P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff

  • 17
    • Meeting In The Ladies Room

      Klymaxx
    • 24
    • 17
    • 6
      • 24
      • 17
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Calloway, B.Watson, V.Calloway

Producer(s):

B.Watson, V.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA/Constellation/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • You Give Good Love

      Whitney Houston
    • 21
    • 18
    • 8
      • 21
      • 18
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

LaLa

Producer(s):

Kashif

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19
    • Read My Lips

      Melba Moore
    • 23
    • 19
    • 8
      • 23
      • 19
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

S.Lorber, M.Stone

Producer(s):

K.Diamond

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Bad Habits

      Jenny Burton
    • 19
    • 19
    • 11
      • 19
      • 19
      • 11
  • 21
    • Bring Back Your Love

      Glenn Jones
    • 29
    • 21
    • 8
      • 29
      • 21
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

W.Potts,Jr., R.Smith, D.Marshall

Producer(s):

W.Potts,Jr., R.Smith

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Scientific Love

      Midnight Star
    • 17
    • 16
    • 10
      • 17
      • 16
      • 10
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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

  • 23
    • My Girl Loves Me

      Shalamar
    • 22
    • 22
    • 11
      • 22
      • 22
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Hawk, H.Hewett, M.Free

Producer(s):

Hawk, H.Hewett

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

  • 24
    • Rainbow

      Eugene Wilde
    • 27
    • 24
    • 10
      • 27
      • 24
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

M.Horton, R.Broomfield

Producer(s):

B.Sigler

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philly World/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Electric Lady

      ConFunkShun
    • 33
    • 25
    • 4
      • 33
      • 25
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

L.Smith, K.Cedar, D.Renzer

Producer(s):

L.Smith

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Can't Stop

      Rick James
    • 35
    • 26
    • 4
      • 35
      • 26
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • I Just Wanna Hang Around You

      George Benson
    • 30
    • 27
    • 6
      • 30
      • 27
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Sembello, D.Sembello, J.Sembello, C.Sembello

Producer(s):

R.Titelman

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • You Send Me

      The Manhattans
    • 20
    • 20
    • 10
      • 20
      • 20
      • 10
  • 29
    • Heartbeat

      Dazz Band
    • 18
    • 12
    • 13
      • 18
      • 12
      • 13
  • 30
    • Feel So Real

      Steve Arrington
    • 37
    • 30
    • 6
      • 37
      • 30
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

S.Arrington, I.Arrington

Producer(s):

K.Johnson, W.Raglin

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Step By Step

      Jeff Lorber Featuring Audrey Wheeler
    • 31
    • 31
    • 11
      • 31
      • 31
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Missing Writers

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 32
    • King Of Rock

      Run-D.M.C.
    • 25
    • 14
    • 12
      • 25
      • 14
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

R.Simmons, L.Smith

  • 33
    • Freak-A-Ristic

      Atlantic Starr
    • 46
    • 33
    • 4
      • 46
      • 33
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Lewis

Producer(s):

D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Do You Wanna Get Away

      Shannon
    • 42
    • 34
    • 4
      • 42
      • 34
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

C.Barbosa, A.Godwin

Producer(s):

M.Liggett, C.Barbosa

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mirage/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Axel F

      Harold Faltermeyer
    • 50
    • 35
    • 4
      • 50
      • 35
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

H.Faltermeyer

Producer(s):

H.Faltermeyer

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Suddenly

      Billy Ocean
    • 54
    • 36
    • 5
      • 54
      • 36
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • Where Did Our Love Go

      The Reddings
    • 41
    • 37
    • 7
      • 41
      • 37
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.Singleton

Producer(s):

C.Singleton

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Polydor/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 38
    • Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)

      Freddie Jackson
    • 49
    • 38
    • 4
      • 49
      • 38
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

P.Laurence

Producer(s):

P.Lawrence,III