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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of January 24, 1987

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 January 24, 1987

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  • 1
    • Stop To Love

      Luther Vandross
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, N.Adderley, Jr.

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

  • 2
    • Candy

      Cameo
    • 5
    • 2
    • 7
      • 5
      • 2
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.E.Blackmon, T.M.Jenkins

Producer(s):

L.Blackman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Jimmy Lee

      Aretha Franklin
    • 3
    • 3
    • 10
      • 3
      • 3
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Control

      Janet Jackson
    • 2
    • 1
    • 13
      • 2
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

  • 5
    • Come Share My Love

      Miki Howard
    • 8
    • 5
    • 14
      • 8
      • 5
      • 14
  • 6
    • As We Lay

      Shirley Murdock
    • 7
    • 6
    • 15
      • 7
      • 6
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

L.Troutman, B.Beck

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • C'est La Vie

      Robbie Nevil
    • 14
    • 7
    • 10
      • 14
      • 7
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Nevil, Pain, Holding

Producer(s):

A.Sadkin, P.Thornalley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Falling

      Melba Moore
    • 11
    • 8
    • 9
      • 11
      • 8
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

F.Golde, G.McFadden

Producer(s):

G.McFadden

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect For You)

      Grace Jones
    • 9
    • 9
    • 12
      • 9
      • 9
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

G.Jones, B.Wooley

Producer(s):

N.G.Rodgers, Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 10
    • Misunderstanding

      James 'D-Train' Williams
    • 13
    • 10
    • 12
      • 13
      • 10
      • 12
  • 11
    • Big Fun

      The Gap Band
    • 15
    • 11
    • 11
      • 15
      • 11
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, Taylor

Producer(s):

L.Simmons, R.Taylor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Victory

      Kool & The Gang
    • 4
    • 2
    • 13
      • 4
      • 2
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

R.Bell, J.Taylor

Producer(s):

R.Bell, I.B.M.C., Kool & The Gang

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 13
    • Have You Ever Loved Somebody

      Freddie Jackson
    • 18
    • 13
    • 6
      • 18
      • 13
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Ballerina Girl

      Lionel Richie
    • 21
    • 14
    • 7
      • 21
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.Richie

Producer(s):

L.Richie, J.Carmichael

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Girlfriend

      Bobby Brown
    • 6
    • 1
    • 14
      • 6
      • 1
      • 14
  • 16
    • Shiver

      George Benson
    • 19
    • 16
    • 11
      • 19
      • 16
      • 11
  • 17
    • Situation #9

      Club Nouveau
    • 31
    • 17
    • 6
      • 31
      • 17
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.King, T.McElroy, D.Foster

Producer(s):

J.King, T.McElroy, D.Foster

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Love You Down

      Ready For The World
    • 10
    • 1
    • 16
      • 10
      • 1
      • 16
  • 19
    • Serious

      Donna Allen
    • 23
    • 19
    • 11
      • 23
      • 19
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

L.Pace, D.Allen, Blitz

Producer(s):

L.pace

Imprint/Promotion Label:

21/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Take It To The Limit

      Ray, Goodman & Brown
    • 27
    • 20
    • 9
      • 27
      • 20
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

M.Harris, Rahni Song

Producer(s):

Rahni Song

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Two People

      Tina Turner
    • 22
    • 21
    • 9
      • 22
      • 21
      • 9
  • 22
    • Goldmine

      The Pointer Sisters
    • 17
    • 17
    • 12
      • 17
      • 17
      • 12
  • 23
    • I Wanna Know Your Name

      Force M.D.'s
    • 26
    • 23
    • 10
      • 26
      • 23
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

K.Gamble, L.A.Huff

Producer(s):

R.Halpin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.

  • 24
    • Once Bitten Twice Shy

      Vesta
    • 12
    • 9
    • 14
      • 12
      • 9
      • 14
  • 25
    • Caught Up In The Rapture

      Anita Baker
    • 16
    • 6
    • 15
      • 16
      • 6
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

G.Glenn, D.Quander

Producer(s):

M.J.Powell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 26
    • Slow Down

      Loose Ends
    • 35
    • 26
    • 9
      • 35
      • 26
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Mac Intosh, Nichol, Eugene

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Heat Stroke

      Janice Christie
    • 33
    • 27
    • 10
      • 33
      • 27
      • 10
  • 28
    • If I Say Yes

      Five Star
    • 42
    • 28
    • 7
      • 42
      • 28
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.Jay, M.Morrow

Producer(s):

B.Pearson, M.Jay

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Baby Don't Go Too Far

      Luther Ingram
    • 39
    • 29
    • 9
      • 39
      • 29
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Loggins, R.Smith

Producer(s):

M.Day

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Hold On

      R.J.'S Latest Arrival
    • 43
    • 30
    • 9
      • 43
      • 30
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Wiz, D.Leitta

Producer(s):

Wiz

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • To Be Continued

      The Temptations
    • 41
    • 31
    • 8
      • 41
      • 31
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

A.O.Woodson, O.Williams

Producer(s):

P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gordy/Motown

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Doesn't Have To Be This Way

      Rose Royce
    • 40
    • 32
    • 8
      • 40
      • 32
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

S.Lironi, D.McIntyre, R.Feldman

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Omni/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Stay

      Howard Hewett
    • 46
    • 33
    • 7
      • 46
      • 33
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Hewett, Vanelli, Grenga

Producer(s):

H.Hewett, R.Vannelli

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • You Got It All

      The Jets
    • 44
    • 34
    • 10
      • 44
      • 34
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.Holmes

Producer(s):

D.Powell, D.Rivkin

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Tenderoni

      O'Bryan
    • 38
    • 35