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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of February 15, 1986

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 February 15, 1986

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  • 1
    • Do Me Baby

      Meli'sa Morgan
    • 4
    • 1
    • 12
      • 4
      • 1
      • 12
  • 2
    • Let Me Be The One

      Five Star
    • 6
    • 2
    • 13
      • 6
      • 2
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

I.Foster

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • The Sweetest Taboo

      Sade
    • 3
    • 3
    • 12
      • 3
      • 3
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

H.F.Adu, Ditcham

Producer(s):

R.Millar

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Portrait/Epic

  • 4
    • Guilty

      Yarbrough & Peoples
    • 8
    • 4
    • 12
      • 8
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

J.Hamilton, M.Hayes

Producer(s):

L.Simmons, J.Hamilton, M.Hayes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • That's What Friends Are For

      Dionne & Friends
    • 1
    • 1
    • 14
      • 1
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

B.F.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach

Producer(s):

B.Bacharach, C.B.Sager

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

      Billy Ocean
    • 7
    • 6
    • 11
      • 7
      • 6
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

W.Brathwaite, B.J.Eastmond, R.J.Lange, B.Ocean

Producer(s):

W.Brathwaite, B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RMG

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Secret Lovers

      Atlantic Starr
    • 5
    • 4
    • 14
      • 5
      • 4
      • 14
  • 8
    • How Will I Know

      Whitney Houston
    • 11
    • 8
    • 8
      • 11
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

G.R.Merrill, S.A.Rubicam, N.M.Walden

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 9
    • He'll Never Love You (Like I Do)

      Freddie Jackson
    • 9
    • 9
    • 11
      • 9
      • 9
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

K.Diamond, B.J.Eastmond

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Your Smile

      Rene & Angela
    • 10
    • 10
    • 9
      • 10
      • 10
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

R.Moore, A.Winbush

Producer(s):

B.Watson, B.Swedien, Rene & Angela

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Go Home

      Stevie Wonder
    • 2
    • 2
    • 13
      • 2
      • 2
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

S.Wonder

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tamla/Motown

  • 12
    • Tender Love

      Force M.D.'s
    • 13
    • 12
    • 9
      • 13
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

T.S.Lewis, Jimmy Jam

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Living In America

      James Brown
    • 16
    • 13
    • 8
      • 16
      • 13
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hartman, C.Midnight

Producer(s):

D.Hartman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Scotti Bros./Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Computer Love

      Zapp
    • 19
    • 14
    • 6
      • 19
      • 14
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Troutman, L.Troutman

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Stand Back

      Stephanie Mills
    • 18
    • 15
    • 10
      • 18
      • 15
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

C.Sturken, E.Rogers

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • The Color Of Success

      Morris Day
    • 21
    • 16
    • 9
      • 21
      • 16
      • 9
  • 17
    • I Can't Live Without My Radio

      LL Cool J
    • 15
    • 15
    • 13
      • 15
      • 15
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, R.Rubin

Producer(s):

R.Rubin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

  • 18
    • Saturday Love

      Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal
    • 26
    • 18
    • 4
      • 26
      • 18
      • 4
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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

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Can You Rock It Like This

      Run-D.M.C.
    • 20
    • 19
    • 11
      • 20
      • 19
      • 11
  • 20
    • Affection

      Ta Mara & The Seen
    • 25
    • 20
    • 10
      • 25
      • 20
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

J.Johnson, G.Hubbard,Jr.

Producer(s):

J.Johnson

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Digital Display

      Ready For The World
    • 12
    • 4
    • 14
      • 12
      • 4
      • 14
  • 22
    • What You Been Missin'

      Starpoint
    • 17
    • 9
    • 15
      • 17
      • 9
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

K.Diamond, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

K.Diamond, L.Job

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 23
    • Say You, Say Me

      Lionel Richie
    • 14
    • 1
    • 14
      • 14
      • 1
      • 14
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • What Have You Done For Me Lately

      Janet Jackson
    • 33
    • 24
    • 4
      • 33
      • 24
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Insatiable Woman

      Isley, Jasper, Isley
    • 29
    • 25
    • 5
      • 29
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

E.J.Isley, C.H.Jasper, M.Isley

Producer(s):

M.Isley, C.Jasper, E.Isley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CBS Associated/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Hold On To Your Love

      Smokey Robinson
    • 32
    • 26
    • 4
      • 32
      • 26
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris, W.Robinson

Producer(s):

S.Barri, T.Peluso

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tamla/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • If I Ruled The World

      Kurtis Blow
    • 22
    • 16
    • 15
      • 22
      • 16
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

K.Blow, D.Reeves, A.J.Scratch

Producer(s):

K.Blow

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 28
    • Nightmares

      Dana Dane
    • 38
    • 28
    • 9
      • 38
      • 28
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.McCleese, S.Jacobs,Sr., S.Jacobs,Jr.

Producer(s):

S.Jacobs,Sr., S.Jacobs,Jr.

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • No Frills Love

      Jennifer Holliday
    • 35
    • 29
    • 10
      • 35
      • 29
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.Baker, G.Henry, Tina B.

Producer(s):

A.Baker

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Another Night

      Aretha Franklin
    • 45
    • 30
    • 4
      • 45
      • 30
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

B.Cantarelli, R.Freeland

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • I Need You

      Maurice White
    • 30
    • 30
    • 12
      • 30
      • 30
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

W.Smith, P.Collidge, M.Unobsky

Producer(s):

M.White, R.Buchanan

  • 32
    • Do You Really Love Your Baby

      The Temptations
    • 23
    • 14
    • 13
      • 23
      • 14
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Producer(s):

M.Miller

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

  • 33
    • Hot

      Roy Ayers
    • 42
    • 33
    • 4
      • 42
      • 33
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

J.Mtume, P.Fields, B.Brice

Producer(s):

J.Mtume

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • High Fashion

      The Family
    • 34
    • 34
    • 9
      • 34
      • 34
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

St.Paul, Jerome

Producer(s):

David Z., The Family

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

  • 35
    • Your Personal Touch

      Evelyn "Champagne" King
    • 24
    • 9