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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of March 8, 1986

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  • 1
    • How Will I Know

      Whitney Houston
    • 3
    • 1
    • 11
      • 3
      • 1
      • 11
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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
  • 2
    • Your Smile

      Rene & Angela
    • 4
    • 2
    • 12
      • 4
      • 2
      • 12
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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

  • 3
    • Do Me Baby

      Meli'sa Morgan
    • 1
    • 1
    • 15
      • 1
      • 1
      • 15
  • 4
    • Tender Love

      Force M.D.'s
    • 5
    • 4
    • 12
      • 5
      • 4
      • 12
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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

  • 5
    • Saturday Love

      Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal
    • 7
    • 5
    • 7
      • 7
      • 5
      • 7
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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

  • 6
    • Guilty

      Yarbrough & Peoples
    • 2
    • 2
    • 15
      • 2
      • 2
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

J.Hamilton, M.Hayes

Producer(s):

L.Simmons, J.Hamilton, M.Hayes

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

  • 7
    • What Have You Done For Me Lately

      Janet Jackson
    • 11
    • 7
    • 7
      • 11
      • 7
      • 7
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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

  • 8
    • Computer Love

      Zapp
    • 8
    • 8
    • 9
      • 8
      • 8
      • 9
  • 9
    • When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

      Billy Ocean
    • 6
    • 6
    • 14
      • 6
      • 6
      • 14
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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

  • 10
    • A Little Bit Of Love (Is All It Takes)

      New Edition
    • 19
    • 10
    • 4
      • 19
      • 10
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

R.Wyatt,Jr., C.Perren

Producer(s):

R.Rudolph, M.Sembello

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Hold On To Your Love

      Smokey Robinson
    • 16
    • 11
    • 7
      • 16
      • 11
      • 7
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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

  • 12
    • Living In America

      James Brown
    • 10
    • 10
    • 11
      • 10
      • 10
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.Hartman, C.Midnight

Producer(s):

D.Hartman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Scotti Bros./Epic

  • 13
    • Insatiable Woman

      Isley, Jasper, Isley
    • 17
    • 13
    • 8
      • 17
      • 13
      • 8
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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

  • 14
    • Another Night

      Aretha Franklin
    • 20
    • 14
    • 7
      • 20
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

B.Cantarelli, R.Freeland

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • The Color Of Success

      Morris Day
    • 15
    • 15
    • 12
      • 15
      • 15
      • 12
  • 16
    • Going In Circles

      The Gap Band
    • 23
    • 16
    • 5
      • 23
      • 16
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Peters

Producer(s):

L.Simmons, J.Ellis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Let Me Be The One

      Five Star
    • 9
    • 2
    • 16
      • 9
      • 2
      • 16
  • 18
    • Love 4/2

      Teddy Pendergrass
    • 25
    • 18
    • 4
      • 25
      • 18
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Pendergrass, J.Carter, N.Lee

Producer(s):

T.Pendergrass, J.Carter

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Asylum/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Diana

      Eugene Wilde
    • 26
    • 19
    • 6
      • 26
      • 19
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Broomfield, M.Horton

Producer(s):

M.Forte, D.R.Robinson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philly World/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Hot

      Roy Ayers
    • 24
    • 20
    • 7
      • 24
      • 20
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Mtume, P.Fields, B.Brice

Producer(s):

J.Mtume

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Nightmares

      Dana Dane
    • 21
    • 21
    • 12
      • 21
      • 21
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

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

  • 22
    • Secret Lovers

      Atlantic Starr
    • 13
    • 4
    • 17
      • 13
      • 4
      • 17
  • 23
    • Sugar Free

      Juicy
    • 27
    • 23
    • 6
      • 27
      • 23
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.Barnes, J.Barnes

Producer(s):

E.Deodato

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Private I/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • He'll Never Love You (Like I Do)

      Freddie Jackson
    • 12
    • 8
    • 14
      • 12
      • 8
      • 14
  • 25
    • Kiss

      Prince And The Revolution
    • 39
    • 25
    • 2
      • 39
      • 25
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Paisley Park/Warner Bros./Rhino

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 26
    • The Sweetest Taboo

      Sade
    • 14
    • 3
    • 15
      • 14
      • 3
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

H.F.Adu, Ditcham

Producer(s):

R.Millar

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Portrait/Epic

  • 27
    • After You

      Bernard Wright
    • 31
    • 27
    • 6
      • 31
      • 27
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Wright, White, Miller

Producer(s):

L.White, M.Miller

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • That's What Friends Are For

      Dionne & Friends
    • 18
    • 1
    • 17
      • 18
      • 1
      • 17
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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
  • 29
    • In The Morning Time

      Tramaine
    • 32
    • 29
    • 6
      • 32
      • 29
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Wright

Producer(s):

R.B.Wright

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • King Holiday

      King Dream Chorus & Holiday Crew
    • 30
    • 30
    • 6
      • 30
      • 30
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

P.Jones, K.Blow, Grandmaster Melle Mel, B.Adler

Producer(s):

P.Jones, K.Blow

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 31
    • I Can't Wait

      Nu Shooz
    • 41
    • 31
    • 4
      • 41
      • 31
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

J.Smith

Producer(s):

J.Smith, R.Waritz

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Affection

      Ta Mara & The Seen
    • 22
    • 19
    • 13
      • 22
      • 19
      • 13
  • 33
    • Overjoyed

      Stevie Wonder
    • 51
    • 33
    • 3
      • 51
      • 33
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

S.Wonder

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tamla/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • The One You Love

      Lushus Daim & The Pretty Vain
    • 38
    • 34
    • 5
      • 38
      • 34
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Gallo, L.F.Sylvers III, L.Daim

Producer(s):

L.F.Sylvers,III

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Motown/Conceited/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • I Think It's Love

      Jermaine Jackson
    • 48
    • 35
    • 4
      • 48