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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 30, 1985

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 November 30, 1985

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  • 1
    • Caravan of Love

      Isley, Jasper, Isley
    • 3
    • 1
    • 11
      • 3
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CBS Associated/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Who's Zoomin' Who

      Aretha Franklin
    • 2
    • 2
    • 12
      • 2
      • 2
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

N.M.Walden, P.Glass, A.Franklin

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 3
    • Part-Time Lover

      Stevie Wonder
    • 1
    • 1
    • 13
      • 1
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tamla/Motown

  • 4
    • Everybody Dance

      Ta Mara & The Seen
    • 4
    • 3
    • 11
      • 4
      • 3
      • 11
  • 5
    • A Love Bizarre

      Sheila E.
    • 6
    • 5
    • 7
      • 6
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Sheila E., Prince

Producer(s):

Sheila E., Prince

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Don't Say No Tonight

      Eugene Wilde
    • 7
    • 6
    • 8
      • 7
      • 6
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.Broomfield, M.Horton

Producer(s):

D.R.Robinson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philly World/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Fall Down (Spirit Of Love)

      Tramaine
    • 9
    • 7
    • 10
      • 9
      • 7
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.Wright, V.Benford

Producer(s):

R.Wright

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Count Me Out

      New Edition
    • 15
    • 8
    • 5
      • 15
      • 8
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

V.Brantley, R.Timas

Producer(s):

V.Brantley, R.Timas

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • The Oak Tree

      Morris Day
    • 5
    • 3
    • 12
      • 5
      • 3
      • 12
  • 10
    • This Is For You

      The System
    • 13
    • 10
    • 8
      • 13
      • 10
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Murphy, D.Frank

Producer(s):

D.Frank, M.Murphy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mirage/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Wait For Love

      Luther Vandross
    • 11
    • 11
    • 9
      • 11
      • 11
      • 9
  • 12
    • Who Do You Love

      Bernard Wright
    • 18
    • 12
    • 9
      • 18
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.Wright, L.White

Producer(s):

L.White, M.Miller

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Party All The Time

      Eddie Murphy
    • 8
    • 8
    • 12
      • 8
      • 8
      • 12
  • 14
    • Thinking About You

      Whitney Houston
    • 16
    • 14
    • 7
      • 16
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Kashif, LaLa

Producer(s):

Kashif

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Miami Vice Theme

      Jan Hammer
    • 10
    • 10
    • 10
      • 10
      • 10
      • 10
  • 16
    • Say You, Say Me

      Lionel Richie
    • 30
    • 16
    • 3
      • 30
      • 16
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

L.Richie

Producer(s):

L.Richie, J.Carmichael

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Curiosity

      The Jets
    • 19
    • 17
    • 8
      • 19
      • 17
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.Knight, A.Zigman

Producer(s):

D.Powell, D.Rivkin, J.Knight, A.Zigman

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Emergency

      Kool & The Gang
    • 24
    • 18
    • 6
      • 24
      • 18
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

G.Brown, J.Taylor, Kool & The Gang

Producer(s):

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:

De-Lite/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Eaten Alive

      Diana Ross
    • 12
    • 10
    • 10
      • 12
      • 10
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

B.A.Gibb, M.E.Gibb, M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

B.Gibb, M.Jackson, K.Richardson, A.Galuten

  • 20
    • Say I'm Your Number One

      Princess
    • 20
    • 20
    • 9
      • 20
      • 20
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

M.Stock, Aitkin, P.Waterman

Producer(s):

Stock, Aitken, Waterman

  • 21
    • I'll Be Good

      Rene & Angela
    • 14
    • 4
    • 15
      • 14
      • 4
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

R.Moore, A.Winbush

Producer(s):

B.Watson, B.Swedien, Rene & Angela

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 22
    • Never Felt Like Dancin'

      Teddy Pendergrass
    • 23
    • 22
    • 8
      • 23
      • 22
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Matkosky, M.Seward

Producer(s):

D.Matkosky, B.Neale, L.Creed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Asylum/EEG

  • 23
    • Seduction

      Val Young
    • 28
    • 23
    • 7
      • 28
      • 23
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

R.James

Producer(s):

R.James

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • The Show

      Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
    • 17
    • 4
    • 14
      • 17
      • 4
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Davis, R.M.L.Walters

Producer(s):

D.Bell, O.Cotton

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reality/Danya/Fantasy

  • 25
    • You Are My Lady

      Freddie Jackson
    • 22
    • 1
    • 17
      • 22
      • 1
      • 17
  • 26
    • You Look Good To Me

      Cherrelle
    • 27
    • 26
    • 9
      • 27
      • 26
      • 9
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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

  • 27
    • Girls Are More Fun

      Ray Parker Jr.
    • 21
    • 21
    • 8
      • 21
      • 21
      • 8
  • 28
    • Honey For The Bees

      Patti Austin
    • 32
    • 28
    • 7
      • 32
      • 28
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.Jolley, T.Swain, A.Moyet

Producer(s):

T.LiPuma

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • That's What Friends Are For

      Dionne & Friends
    • 54
    • 29
    • 3
      • 54
      • 29
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

B.F.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach

Producer(s):

B.Bacharach, C.B.Sager

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 30
    • Digital Display

      Ready For The World
    • 40
    • 30
    • 3
      • 40
      • 30
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

G.A.Potts

Producer(s):

Ready For The World

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Colder Are My Nights

      The Isley Brothers
    • 37
    • 31
    • 5
      • 37
      • 31
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.Williams, P.Leonard

Producer(s):

Isley Brothers

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Secret Lovers

      Atlantic Starr
    • 48
    • 32
    • 3
      • 48
      • 32
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

D.Lewis, W.Lewis

Producer(s):

D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Alice, I Want You Just For Me

      Full Force
    • 38
    • 33
    • 6
      • 38
      • 33
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force, J.B.Moore, R.Ford

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Your Personal Touch

      Evelyn "Champagne" King
    • 39
    • 34
    • 5
      • 39
      • 34
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

A.George, F.C.McFarlane

Producer(s):

A.George, F.McFarlane

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • America

      Prince And The Revolution
    • 35
    • 35
    • 5
      • 35
      • 35
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.