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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of October 17, 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 October 17, 1987

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Last Week
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Wks on Chart
  • 1
    • Bad

      Michael Jackson
    • 5
    • 1
    • 5
      • 5
      • 1
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)

      Glenn Jones
    • 3
    • 2
    • 12
      • 3
      • 2
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

T.Allen, G.Jones

Producer(s):

T.Allen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me

      Stephanie Mills
    • 1
    • 1
    • 11
      • 1
      • 1
      • 11
  • 4
    • Don't You Want Me

      Jody Watley
    • 7
    • 4
    • 9
      • 7
      • 4
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

F.Golde, D.Bryant, J.Watley

Producer(s):

B.Edwards

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone

      Ray Parker Jr.
    • 12
    • 5
    • 8
      • 12
      • 5
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.Parker, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Parker,Jr.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Lovin' You

      The O'Jays
    • 11
    • 6
    • 9
      • 11
      • 6
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Just That Type Of Girl

      Madame X
    • 4
    • 4
    • 12
      • 4
      • 4
      • 12
  • 8
    • Lately

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

B.Jackson, D.Townsend, D.Conley

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson

  • 9
    • Didn't We Almost Have It All

      Whitney Houston
    • 2
    • 2
    • 12
      • 2
      • 2
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • Come Over

      4 By Four
    • 10
    • 10
    • 11
      • 10
      • 10
      • 11
  • 11
    • Cinderfella Dana Dane

      Dana Dane
    • 13
    • 11
    • 11
      • 13
      • 11
      • 11
  • 12
    • You And Me Tonight

      Deja
    • 23
    • 12
    • 7
      • 23
      • 12
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

E.Kelly, J.Randolph, K.Moore

Producer(s):

E.Kelly, J.Randolph

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Dinner With Gershwin

      Donna Summer
    • 18
    • 13
    • 9
      • 18
      • 13
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.G.Russell

Producer(s):

R.Perry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Angel

      Angela Winbush
    • 22
    • 14
    • 7
      • 22
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Lost In Emotion

      Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
    • 6
    • 1
    • 12
      • 6
      • 1
      • 12
  • 16
    • Heart Of Gold

      Bert Robinson
    • 19
    • 16
    • 9
      • 19
      • 16
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.Giles, B.Osborne

Producer(s):

A.Giles, B.Osborne

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Just Gets Better With Time

      The Whispers
    • 17
    • 17
    • 9
      • 17
      • 17
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Taylor

Producer(s):

G.Taylor

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

  • 18
    • Just Call

      Sherrick
    • 9
    • 8
    • 13
      • 9
      • 8
      • 13
  • 19
    • Downtown

      Lillo Thomas
    • 20
    • 19
    • 7
      • 20
      • 19
      • 7
  • 20
    • No One In The World

      Anita Baker
    • 14
    • 5
    • 13
      • 14
      • 5
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 21
    • Ain't No Need To Worry

      The Winans Featuring Anita Baker
    • 15
    • 15
    • 10
      • 15
      • 15
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

M.Winans

Producer(s):

M.Winans

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 22
    • My Love Is Deep

      Lace
    • 26
    • 22
    • 7
      • 26
      • 22
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

P.Glass, L.Job, C.Dawson

Producer(s):

L.Job, P.glass

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now

      The Temptations
    • 30
    • 23
    • 6
      • 30
      • 23
      • 6
  • 24
    • Don't Go

      Marlon Jackson
    • 27
    • 24
    • 6
      • 27
      • 24
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

M.Jackson

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Certified True

      Barkays
    • 29
    • 25
    • 6
      • 29
      • 25
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.J.Rice, D.Leitta, L.Dodson

Producer(s):

R.J.Rice

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance

      Shanice Wilson
    • 33
    • 26
    • 6
      • 33
      • 26
      • 6
  • 27
    • Sleeping Alone

      The Controllers
    • 31
    • 27
    • 8
      • 31
      • 27
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

V.Burks

Producer(s):

R.Benatar, G.Senogles

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Holding On

      Jonathan Butler
    • 36
    • 28
    • 6
      • 36
      • 28
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Butler, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • I Need Love

      LL Cool J
    • 16
    • 1
    • 11
      • 16
      • 1
      • 11
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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

  • 30
    • Let Me Be The One

      Expose
    • 39
    • 30
    • 7
      • 39
      • 30
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.A.Martinee

Producer(s):

L.A.Martinee

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Be Yourself

      Whodini with Millie Jackson
    • 41
    • 31
    • 5
      • 41
      • 31
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Atkins, Hutchins

Producer(s):

Sinister, Whodini, R.Cormier

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • So Many Tears

      Regina Belle
    • 40
    • 32
    • 5
      • 40
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Z.Mark, O.Oestricher

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Stone Love

      Steve Arrington
    • 38
    • 33
    • 7
      • 38
      • 33
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.Arrington

Producer(s):

S.arrington, J.Doughlas

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Don't Make Me Wait For Love

      Kenny G. (Vocal By Lenny Williams)
    • 42
    • 34
    • 5
      • 42
      • 34
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

P.Glass, W.Afanasiess, N.M.Walden

Producer(s):

P.glass

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • U Got The Look

      Prince