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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of September 19, 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 September 19, 1987

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  • 1
    • I Just Can't Stop Loving You

      Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett
    • 2
    • 1
    • 7
      • 2
      • 1
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • I Need Love

      LL Cool J
    • 4
    • 2
    • 7
      • 4
      • 2
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

J.T.Smith, B.Erving, D.L.Pierce, D.E.Simon, S.Ett

Producer(s):

LL Cool J, L.A.Posse

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Love Is A House

      Force M.D.'s
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

M.Lascelles, G.Gurd, G.Foster

Producer(s):

M.Lascelles, G.Gurd

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.

  • 4
    • Lost In Emotion

      Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
    • 6
    • 4
    • 8
      • 6
      • 4
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Didn't We Almost Have It All

      Whitney Houston
    • 7
    • 5
    • 8
      • 7
      • 5
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • No One In The World

      Anita Baker
    • 8
    • 6
    • 9
      • 8
      • 6
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me

      Stephanie Mills
    • 11
    • 7
    • 7
      • 11
      • 7
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

T.Allen, P.Laurence

Producer(s):

P.Laurence

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • How Soon We Forget

      Colonel Abrams
    • 10
    • 8
    • 10
      • 10
      • 8
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Colonel Abrams, M.Freeman

Producer(s):

Colonel Abrams

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Casanova

      Levert
    • 3
    • 1
    • 12
      • 3
      • 1
      • 12
  • 10
    • Wipeout

      Fat Boys & The Beach Boys
    • 12
    • 10
    • 8
      • 12
      • 10
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

The Surfaris

Producer(s):

A.Cabrera, T.Moran

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tin Pan Apple/PolyGram

  • 11
    • Making Love In The Rain

      Herb Alpert
    • 9
    • 7
    • 10
      • 9
      • 7
      • 10
  • 12
    • Just That Type Of Girl

      Madame X
    • 17
    • 12
    • 8
      • 17
      • 12
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

B.Cooper, C. Mims, J.Bokowski

Producer(s):

B.Cooper

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • U Got The Look

      Prince
    • 14
    • 13
    • 8
      • 14
      • 13
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Love Power

      Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne
    • 5
    • 5
    • 11
      • 5
      • 5
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

B.F.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach

Producer(s):

B.Bacharach, C.B.Sager

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 15
    • Just Call

      Sherrick
    • 18
    • 15
    • 9
      • 18
      • 15
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Sherrick, R.Hawkins,Jr.

Producer(s):

Sherrick, M.Stokes

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)

      Glenn Jones
    • 21
    • 16
    • 8
      • 21
      • 16
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

T.Allen, G.Jones

Producer(s):

T.Allen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Lately

      Surface
    • 23
    • 17
    • 7
      • 23
      • 17
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

B.Jackson, D.Townsend, D.Conley

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • One Heartbeat

      Smokey Robinson
    • 13
    • 3
    • 14
      • 13
      • 3
      • 14
  • 19
    • Cinderfella Dana Dane

      Dana Dane
    • 26
    • 19
    • 7
      • 26
      • 19
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.McCleese, H.E.Azor

Producer(s):

H.Azor

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Helplessly In Love

      New Edition
    • 22
    • 20
    • 8
      • 22
      • 20
      • 8
  • 21
    • Tramp

      Salt-N-Pepa
    • 25
    • 21
    • 10
      • 25
      • 21
      • 10
  • 22
    • Don't You Want Me

      Jody Watley
    • 29
    • 22
    • 5
      • 29
      • 22
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

F.Golde, D.Bryant, J.Watley

Producer(s):

B.Edwards

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Come Over

      4 By Four
    • 30
    • 23
    • 7
      • 30
      • 23
      • 7
  • 24
    • Givin' You Back The Love

      Isley, Jasper, Isley
    • 15
    • 15
    • 11
      • 15
      • 15
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

E.J.Isley, C.H.Jasper, M.Isley

Producer(s):

E.Isley, C.Jasper, M.Isley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

CBS Associated/Epic

  • 25
    • Lovin' You

      The O'Jays
    • 31
    • 25
    • 5
      • 31
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Ain't No Need To Worry

      The Winans Featuring Anita Baker
    • 28
    • 26
    • 6
      • 28
      • 26
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Winans

Producer(s):

M.Winans

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • (Can't) Get You Out Of My System

      John White
    • 32
    • 27
    • 9
      • 32
      • 27
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

R.Song

Producer(s):

R.Song

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Last Time

      Theresa
    • 20
    • 18
    • 13
      • 20
      • 18
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

J.King, D.Foster, T.McElroy

Producer(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy

  • 29
    • I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone

      Ray Parker Jr.
    • 43
    • 29
    • 4
      • 43
      • 29
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

R.Parker, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • I Love You Babe

      Babyface
    • 24
    • 8
    • 13
      • 24
      • 8
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

  • 31
    • Just Gets Better With Time

      The Whispers
    • 37
    • 31
    • 5
      • 37
      • 31
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

G.Taylor

Producer(s):

G.Taylor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Dinner With Gershwin

      Donna Summer
    • 38
    • 32
    • 5
      • 38
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.G.Russell

Producer(s):

R.Perry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Bullseye

      Lakeside
    • 34
    • 33
    • 9
      • 34
      • 33
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

K.Nolan

Producer(s):

S.Shockley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

  • 34
    • Divas Need Love Too

      Klymaxx
    • 16
    • 14
    • 11
      • 16
      • 14
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

B.Cooper, V.Brantley, R.Timas

Producer(s):

B.Cooper, V.Brantley, R.Timas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Constellation/MCA

  • 35
    • The More We Love

      Starpoint
    • 39
    • 35
    • 6
      • 39
      • 35
      • 6