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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of May 24, 1986

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Peak Pos.
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  • 1
    • On My Own

      Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.F.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach

Producer(s):

B.Bacharach, C.B.Sager

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • The Finest

      The S.O.S. Band
    • 3
    • 2
    • 10
      • 3
      • 2
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tabu/Epic

  • 3
    • Greatest Love Of All

      Whitney Houston
    • 4
    • 3
    • 8
      • 4
      • 3
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Masser, L.Creed

Producer(s):

M.Masser

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • If Your Heart Isn't In It

      Atlantic Starr
    • 5
    • 4
    • 12
      • 5
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

H.Stuart

Producer(s):

D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love

      Stephanie Mills
    • 2
    • 1
    • 13
      • 2
      • 1
      • 13
  • 6
    • Nasty

      Janet Jackson
    • 10
    • 6
    • 6
      • 10
      • 6
      • 6
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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

  • 7
    • I Can't Wait

      Nu Shooz
    • 6
    • 2
    • 15
      • 6
      • 2
      • 15
  • 8
    • What's Missing

      Alexander O'Neal
    • 15
    • 8
    • 9
      • 15
      • 8
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

T.Harris,III, T.S.Lewis

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tabu/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Do You Still Love Me?

      Meli'sa Morgan
    • 18
    • 9
    • 9
      • 18
      • 9
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

L.Wilson, M.Morgan

Producer(s):

L.Wilson, M.Morgan

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Kiss

      Prince And The Revolution
    • 7
    • 1
    • 13
      • 7
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Paisley Park/Warner Bros./Rhino

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 11
    • Never As Good As The First Time

      Sade
    • 8
    • 8
    • 10
      • 8
      • 8
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

H.F.Adu, A.Matthewman

Producer(s):

B.Rogan, Sade

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Portrait/Epic

  • 12
    • Under The Influence

      Vanity
    • 9
    • 9
    • 11
      • 9
      • 9
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

T.Faragher, R.Nevil, T.Haynes

Producer(s):

S.Drinkwater, T.Faragher

  • 13
    • Do Fries Go With That Shake

      George Clinton
    • 19
    • 13
    • 9
      • 19
      • 13
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

S.Washington, G.Clinton

Producer(s):

G.Clinton, S.Washington

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Oh, Louise

      Junior
    • 20
    • 14
    • 10
      • 20
      • 14
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Junior, Smith

Producer(s):

Junior

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Stay

      The Controllers
    • 21
    • 15
    • 10
      • 21
      • 15
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

B.J.Eastmond, V.J.Smith

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Love Take Over

      Five Star
    • 22
    • 16
    • 7
      • 22
      • 16
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

B.Oattes, R.Van Schack

Producer(s):

B.Oattes, R.Van Schack

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)

      Billy Ocean
    • 24
    • 17
    • 6
      • 24
      • 17
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond, W.Brathwaite

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • You Don't Have To Cry

      Rene & Angela
    • 27
    • 18
    • 6
      • 27
      • 18
      • 6
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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

  • 19
    • The Heat Of Heat

      Patti Austin
    • 13
    • 13
    • 12
      • 13
      • 13
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 20
    • Firestarter

      Tease
    • 25
    • 20
    • 10
      • 25
      • 20
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

S.Shockley

Producer(s):

S.Shockley

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Just Another Lover

      Johnny Kemp
    • 29
    • 21
    • 8
      • 29
      • 21
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Kashif, J.Smith

Producer(s):

New Music Group, J.Smith

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Do It To Me Good (Tonight)

      Michael Henderson
    • 17
    • 17
    • 11
      • 17
      • 17
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Henderson

Producer(s):

M.Henderson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 23
    • Watch Your Step

      Anita Baker
    • 23
    • 23
    • 10
      • 23
      • 23
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.Baker

Producer(s):

M.J.Powell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 24
    • Crush On You

      The Jets
    • 11
    • 4
    • 13
      • 11
      • 4
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

J.Knight, A.Zigman

Producer(s):

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

  • 25
    • Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)

      El DeBarge
    • 34
    • 25
    • 4
      • 34
      • 25
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

P.Wolf, I.Wolf

Producer(s):

P.Wolf

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

  • 26
    • Love Is Just A Touch Away

      Freddie Jackson
    • 16
    • 9
    • 11
      • 16
      • 9
      • 11
  • 27
    • Headlines

      Midnight Star
    • 35
    • 27
    • 4
      • 35
      • 27
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

B.Simmons, V.Calloway, Belinda, R.Calloway, M.Genry, B.Lovelace

Producer(s):

R.Calloway, Midnight Star

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • I Get Off On You

      The Rose Brothers
    • 28
    • 28
    • 10
      • 28
      • 28
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

C.R.Cason

Producer(s):

R.Cason, J.lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Muscle Shoals Sound Gospel/Malaco

  • 29
    • State Of The Heart

      Philip Bailey
    • 33
    • 29
    • 6
      • 33
      • 29
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Murphy, P.Pesco

Producer(s):

N.G.Rodgers, Jr.

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Party Freak

      Ca$hflow
    • 12
    • 8
    • 14
      • 12
      • 8
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

T.Greene

Producer(s):

L.Blackmon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

  • 31
    • I Wouldn't Lie

      Yarbrough & Peoples
    • 37
    • 31
    • 4
      • 37
      • 31
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, J.Hamilton, R.Adams

Producer(s):

L.Simmons, J.Hamilton

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Tell Me (How It Feels)

      52nd Street
    • 39
    • 32
    • 4
      • 39
      • 32
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

T.Henry

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Sex Machine

      Fat Boys
    • 41
    • 33
    • 5
      • 41
      • 33
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Brown, B.Byrd, R.Lenhoff, M.Morales, D.Wimbley, D.Robinson

Producer(s):

D.ogrin

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • The Character

      Morris Day
    • 36
    • 34
    • 7
      • 36
      • 34
      • 7
  • 35
    • Pee Wee's Dance

      Joeski Love
    • 46
    • 35
    • 4
      • 46
      • 35
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

V.Davis, J.Roper,Jr.

Producer(s):

V.Davis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Vintertainment/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • Here I Go Again

      Force M.D.'s
    • 40
    • 36
    • 6
      • 40
      • 36
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Halpin, A.Lundy

Producer(s):

R.Halpin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • West End Girls

      Pet Shop Boys
    • 38
    • 37
    • 6
      • 38
      • 37
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 38
    • I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me)

      Colonel Abrams
    • 14
    • 7
    • 13
      • 14
      • 7
      • 13