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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of April 18, 1987

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  • 1
    • Sign 'O' The Times

      Prince
    • 1
    • 1
    • 7
      • 1
      • 1
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Don't Disturb This Groove

      The System
    • 6
    • 2
    • 10
      • 6
      • 2
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

M.Murphy, D.Frank

Producer(s):

The System

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Keep Your Eye On Me

      Herb Alpert
    • 3
    • 3
    • 10
      • 3
      • 3
      • 10
  • 4
    • There's Nothing Better Than Love

      Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines
    • 10
    • 4
    • 7
      • 10
      • 4
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, J.Anderson

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)

      Aretha Franklin & George Michael
    • 7
    • 5
    • 9
      • 7
      • 5
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Climie, Morgan

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 6
    • I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)

      Gregory Abbott
    • 9
    • 6
    • 9
      • 9
      • 6
      • 9
  • 7
    • Always

      Atlantic Starr
    • 13
    • 7
    • 7
      • 13
      • 7
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Lewis, D.Lewis, W.Lewis

Producer(s):

D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Just To See Her

      Smokey Robinson
    • 12
    • 8
    • 8
      • 12
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.George, L.Pardini

Producer(s):

P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Looking For A New Love

      Jody Watley
    • 2
    • 1
    • 12
      • 2
      • 1
      • 12
  • 10
    • Stone Love

      Kool & The Gang
    • 4
    • 4
    • 12
      • 4
      • 4
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

C.Smith, J.Taylor, Kool & The Gang

Producer(s):

K.Baayan, I.B.M.C., Kool & The Gang

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 11
    • He Wants My Body

      Starpoint
    • 8
    • 8
    • 11
      • 8
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

P.Glass

Producer(s):

L.Job, P.glass

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 12
    • I'd Still Say Yes

      Klymaxx
    • 15
    • 12
    • 9
      • 15
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, G.Scelsa, Fenderella

Producer(s):

Fenderella

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Constellation/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Lean On Me

      Club Nouveau
    • 5
    • 2
    • 10
      • 5
      • 2
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 14
    • Sexy Girl

      Lillo Thomas
    • 16
    • 14
    • 9
      • 16
      • 14
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

P.Laurence, T.Allen

Producer(s):

P.Laurence, T.Allen

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)

      Anita Baker
    • 19
    • 15
    • 7
      • 19
      • 15
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Watch Out

      Patrice Rushen
    • 18
    • 16
    • 7
      • 18
      • 16
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

P.Rushen, Brown

Producer(s):

C.Mims,Jr., P.Rushen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Back And Forth

      Cameo
    • 28
    • 17
    • 5
      • 28
      • 17
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

K.Kendricks, T.M.Jenkins, N.Feftenant, L.E.Blackmon

Producer(s):

L.Blackmon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Ev'ry Little Bit

      Millie Scott
    • 11
    • 11
    • 12
      • 11
      • 11
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

B.Nazarian, R.Matlock

Producer(s):

B.Nazarian, D.Bradley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

4th & B'Way/IDJMG

  • 19
    • Sexappeal

      Georgio
    • 20
    • 19
    • 10
      • 20
      • 19
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

G.Allentini

Producer(s):

G.Allentini

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Happy

      Surface
    • 26
    • 20
    • 8
      • 26
      • 20
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.Townsend, B.Jackson, D.Conley

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • It's Tricky

      Run-D.M.C.
    • 22
    • 21
    • 9
      • 22
      • 21
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.W.Simmons, D.M.McDaniels, J.Mizell, R.Rubin

Producer(s):

R.Simmons, R.Rubin

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 22
    • It's Been So Long

      Melba Moore
    • 29
    • 22
    • 6
      • 29
      • 22
      • 6
  • 23
    • Zibble, Zibble (Get The Money) (AKA: Get Loose, Get Funky)

      The Gap Band
    • 30
    • 23
    • 5
      • 30
      • 23
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Wilson, M.Rentie,Jr, Taylor

Producer(s):

L.Simmons, R.Taylor, C.Wilson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Total Experience/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Imagination

      Miki Howard
    • 31
    • 24
    • 7
      • 31
      • 24
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.Burke, J.Van Husen

Producer(s):

L.Humes

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • I Don't Want To Lose Your Love

      Freddie Jackson
    • 36
    • 25
    • 4
      • 36
      • 25
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

McFadden, Vitali, Whitehead, McKinney

Producer(s):

G.McFadden

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Go On Without You

      Shirley Murdock
    • 37
    • 26
    • 5
      • 37
      • 26
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

L.Troutman, R.Troutman

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Hold Me

      Sheila E.
    • 14
    • 3
    • 12
      • 14
      • 3
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Sheila E., C.Guzman, E.Mininfield

Producer(s):

Sheila E., David Z.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

  • 28
    • Se La

      Lionel Richie
    • 43
    • 28
    • 4
      • 43
      • 28
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

L.Richie, G.Phillinganes

Producer(s):

L.Richie, J.Carmichael

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Let's Wait Awhile

      Janet Jackson
    • 21
    • 1
    • 13
      • 21
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson

  • 30
    • Save The Best For Me

      Bunny Debarge
    • 23
    • 18
    • 12
      • 23
      • 18
      • 12
  • 31
    • Girl Next Door

      Bobby Brown
    • 32
    • 31
    • 10
      • 32
      • 31
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

M.Wells

Producer(s):

L.Blackmon, D.ogrin, K.Kendrick, M.Wells

  • 32
    • You Better Quit

      One Way
    • 17
    • 6
    • 13
      • 17
      • 6
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

E.Deodato

  • 33
    • 6

      Mad'house
    • 24
    • 5
    • 11
      • 24
      • 5
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Madhouse

Producer(s):

Madhouse

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

  • 34
    • Show Me

      The Cover Girls
    • 38
    • 34
    • 9
      • 38
      • 34
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.Tripoli, A.Moran, A.Cabrera, B.Khozouri

Producer(s):

A.Tripoli, Latin Rascals

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fever/Sutra

  • 35
    • Old Flames Never Die

      Full Force
    • 27
    • 27
    • 10
      • 27
      • 27
      • 10
  • 36
    • Oh How I Love You (Girl)

      James 'D-Train' Williams
    • 48
    • 36
    • 6
      • 48
      • 36
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Williams, H.Eaves,III

Producer(s):

H.Eaves III, J.Williams

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • Day By Day

      Chuck Stanley
    • 41
    • 37
    • 8
      • 41
      • 37
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.L.Martin, E.Lemon

Producer(s):

R.Simmons, V.F.Bell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

  • 38
    • Ego Maniac

      Jocelyn Brown
    • 42
    • 38
    • 8
      • 42
      • 38
      • 8