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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 18, 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 October 18, 1986

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  • 1
    • Word Up

      Cameo
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

  • 2
    • I'm For Real

      Howard Hewett
    • 2
    • 2
    • 11
      • 2
      • 2
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

H.Hewett, S.Clarke

Producer(s):

H.Hewett, S.Clarke

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Shake You Down

      Gregory Abbott
    • 8
    • 3
    • 10
      • 8
      • 3
      • 10
  • 4
    • Lady Soul

      The Temptations
    • 5
    • 4
    • 11
      • 5
      • 4
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Holden

Producer(s):

P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

  • 5
    • Typical Male

      Tina Turner
    • 9
    • 5
    • 8
      • 9
      • 5
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.Britten, G.Lyle

Producer(s):

T.Britten

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II")

      New Edition
    • 3
    • 3
    • 9
      • 3
      • 3
      • 9
  • 7
    • Can't Wait Another Minute

      Five Star
    • 7
    • 7
    • 11
      • 7
      • 7
      • 11
  • 8
    • A Little Bit More

      Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson)
    • 12
    • 8
    • 7
      • 12
      • 8
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

McFadden, Vitali, McKinney

Producer(s):

G.McFadden

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Count Your Blessings

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 4
    • 4
    • 12
      • 4
      • 4
      • 12
  • 10
    • The Rain

      Oran 'Juice' Jones
    • 6
    • 1
    • 14
      • 6
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

V.Bell

Producer(s):

V.Bell, R.Simmons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

  • 11
    • When I Think Of You

      Janet Jackson
    • 10
    • 3
    • 11
      • 10
      • 3
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

  • 12
    • The Midas Touch

      Midnight Star
    • 11
    • 7
    • 12
      • 11
      • 7
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

B.Watson, J.Williams

Producer(s):

R.Calloway, Midnight Star

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/EEG

  • 13
    • Kisses In The Moonlight

      George Benson
    • 16
    • 13
    • 11
      • 16
      • 13
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

N.M.Walden, P.Glass, J.Cohen

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Jealousy

      Club Nouveau
    • 19
    • 14
    • 7
      • 19
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.King, D.Foster, T.McElroy

Producer(s):

J.King, D.Foster, T.McElroy

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)

      Kenny G
    • 17
    • 15
    • 8
      • 17
      • 15
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.Bristol, V.Bullock, H.Fuqua

Producer(s):

P.glass

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 16
    • Reaction

      Rebbie Jackson
    • 18
    • 16
    • 9
      • 18
      • 16
      • 9
  • 17
    • Human

      The Human League
    • 23
    • 17
    • 5
      • 23
      • 17
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Stay A Little While, Child

      Loose Ends
    • 21
    • 18
    • 11
      • 21
      • 18
      • 11
  • 19
    • Nail It To The Wall

      Stacy Lattisaw
    • 25
    • 19
    • 6
      • 25
      • 19
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

A.Roman, S.Lunt

Producer(s):

J.Benitez

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Heaven In Your Arms

      R.J.'S Latest Arrival
    • 22
    • 20
    • 9
      • 22
      • 20
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Glenn, D.Quander

Producer(s):

Wiz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Old Friend

      Phyllis Hyman
    • 24
    • 21
    • 8
      • 24
      • 21
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.R.Bell, L.Creed

Producer(s):

T.Bell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Tasty Love

      Freddie Jackson
    • 29
    • 22
    • 4
      • 29
      • 22
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

P.Laurence, F.Jackson

Producer(s):

P.Laurence

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Jody

      Jermaine Stewart
    • 28
    • 23
    • 7
      • 28
      • 23
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Stewart, N.M.Walden, J.Cohen

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

10 Records/Arista

  • 24
    • Crack Killed Applejack

      General Kane
    • 31
    • 24
    • 5
      • 31
      • 24
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.McDowell

Producer(s):

M.mcdowell, C.A.Nolen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Crazay

      Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone)
    • 37
    • 25
    • 4
      • 37
      • 25
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

J.Johnson

Producer(s):

J.Johnson

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • All Cried Out

      Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam With Full Force Featuring Paul Anthony & Bow Legged Lou
    • 15
    • 3
    • 18
      • 15
      • 3
      • 18
  • 27
    • Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!

      Millie Jackson
    • 34
    • 27
    • 5
      • 34
      • 27
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson, T.Allen

Producer(s):

T.Allen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Flame Of Love

      Jean Carne
    • 32
    • 28
    • 5
      • 32
      • 28
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.Quander, G.Glenn

Producer(s):

G.Washington, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Omni/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • No How, No Way

      Rene & Angela
    • 36
    • 29
    • 6
      • 36
      • 29
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Moore, A.Winbush

Producer(s):

B.Watson, B.Swedien, R.Moore

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • All Of My Love

      Genobia Jeter
    • 33
    • 30
    • 8
      • 33
      • 30
      • 8
  • 31
    • Love Will Conquer All

      Lionel Richie
    • 47
    • 31
    • 3
      • 47
      • 31
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

L.Richie, C.Weil, G.Phillinganes

Producer(s):

L.Richie

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Jumpin' Jack Flash

      Aretha Franklin
    • 45
    • 32
    • 4
      • 45
      • 32
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.Jagger, D.Richards

Producer(s):

K.Richards

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Don't Think About It

      One Way
    • 43
    • 33
    • 4
      • 43
      • 33
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

A.Hudson, V.Brantley, I.Perkins, C.Gregory

Producer(s):

E.Deodato

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Talk To Me

      Chico DeBarge
    • 44
    • 34
    • 5
      • 44
      • 34
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

N.Mundy, F.Golde, P.Fox

Producer(s):

S.Drinkwater

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Room With A View

      Jeffrey Osborne
    • 38
    • 35
    • 4
      • 38
      • 35
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

E.Schwartz, A.Anderson

Producer(s):

R.Perry

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • (Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind

      Levert
    • 20
    • 1
    • 14
      • 20
      • 1
      • 14
  • 37
    • I Wanna Be With You

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 13
    • 12
    • 11
      • 13
      • 12
      • 11
  • 38
    • There's Just Something About You

      Beau Williams
    • 41
    • 38
    • 7
      • 41
      • 38
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

B.Williams

Producer(s):

B.Williams, L.Ball