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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 21, 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 November 21, 1987

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  • 1
    • Angel

      Angela Winbush
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 2
    • Don't Go

      Marlon Jackson
    • 3
    • 2
    • 11
      • 3
      • 2
      • 11
  • 3
    • Skeletons

      Stevie Wonder
    • 5
    • 3
    • 6
      • 5
      • 3
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris

Producer(s):

S.Wonder

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now

      The Temptations
    • 6
    • 4
    • 11
      • 6
      • 4
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.George, L.Pardini

Producer(s):

P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • System of Survival

      Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 7
    • 5
    • 6
      • 7
      • 5
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Skylark

Producer(s):

M.White, P.glass

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance

      Shanice Wilson
    • 8
    • 6
    • 11
      • 8
      • 6
      • 11
  • 7
    • You And Me Tonight

      Deja
    • 2
    • 2
    • 12
      • 2
      • 2
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

E.Kelly, J.Randolph, K.Moore

Producer(s):

E.Kelly, J.Randolph

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 8
    • I Want To Be Your Man

      Roger
    • 12
    • 8
    • 8
      • 12
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

L.Troutman

Producer(s):

R.Troutman

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Certified True

      Barkays
    • 10
    • 9
    • 11
      • 10
      • 9
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

R.J.Rice

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

  • 10
    • Criticize

      Alexander O'Neal
    • 14
    • 10
    • 9
      • 14
      • 10
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Johnson, A.O'Neal

Producer(s):

J.Johnson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tabu/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Let's Start Love Over

      Miles Jaye
    • 15
    • 11
    • 11
      • 15
      • 11
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

M.Claxton

Producer(s):

H.Eaves III

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • So Many Tears

      Regina Belle
    • 11
    • 11
    • 10
      • 11
      • 11
      • 10
  • 13
    • Lovin' You

      The O'Jays
    • 4
    • 1
    • 14
      • 4
      • 1
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Philadelphia International/EMI

  • 14
    • Games

      Shalamar
    • 16
    • 14
    • 9
      • 16
      • 14
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

C.Muldrow, S.Johnson, B.Robinson, J.Wilson

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/SMG

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • My Forever Love

      Levert
    • 21
    • 15
    • 7
      • 21
      • 15
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon, C.Cooper

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Luv's Passion And You

      Chad
    • 20
    • 16
    • 8
      • 20
      • 16
      • 8
  • 17
    • Sho' You Right

      Barry White
    • 19
    • 17
    • 8
      • 19
      • 17
      • 8
  • 18
    • Catch Me (I'm Falling)

      Pretty Poison
    • 24
    • 18
    • 9
      • 24
      • 18
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

J.Starling, W.Cooler

Producer(s):

K.Williams,Jr., K.Shore

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec.

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • If You Let Me Stay

      Terence Trent D'Arby
    • 23
    • 19
    • 9
      • 23
      • 19
      • 9
  • 20
    • I Live For Your Love

      Natalie Cole
    • 27
    • 20
    • 8
      • 27
      • 20
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

P.Reswick, S.Werfel, Rich

Producer(s):

D.Lambert

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Hard Day

      George Michael
    • 28
    • 21
    • 6
      • 28
      • 21
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

G.Michael

Producer(s):

G.Michael

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • I Do You

      The Jets
    • 33
    • 22
    • 5
      • 33
      • 22
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

L.Mallah, R.Kelly

Producer(s):

M.Verdick, R.Kelly

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • She's Fly

      Tony Terry
    • 25
    • 23
    • 9
      • 25
      • 23
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

G.Dick, G.Henry, T.Terry, D.Sanchez

Producer(s):

T.Currier

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Bad

      Michael Jackson
    • 9
    • 1
    • 10
      • 9
      • 1
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 25
    • What's Too Much

      Smokey Robinson
    • 29
    • 25
    • 6
      • 29
      • 25
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

I.Stone, L.Kirtz, P.Talbert, W.Robinson

Producer(s):

P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Lover's Lane

      Georgio
    • 26
    • 26
    • 8
      • 26
      • 26
      • 8
  • 27
    • Love Is For Suckers (Like Me And You)

      Full Force
    • 34
    • 27
    • 5
      • 34
      • 27
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force, J.B.Moore, R.Ford

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • I Couldn't Believe It

      David Ruffin & Eddie Kendrick
    • 30
    • 28
    • 6
      • 30
      • 28
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.McNeir, M.Crump, R.Benson

Producer(s):

R.McNeir, R.Iantosca, J.Bonnefond

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • My Love Is Deep

      Lace
    • 18
    • 10
    • 12
      • 18
      • 10
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

P.Glass, L.Job, C.Dawson

Producer(s):

L.Job, P.glass

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

  • 30
    • Reservations For Two

      Dionne & Kashif
    • 37
    • 30
    • 6
      • 37
      • 30
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

S.Clark, Prim, East

Producer(s):

Kashif

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Heart Of Gold

      Bert Robinson
    • 13
    • 5
    • 14
      • 13
      • 5
      • 14
  • 32
    • So Emotional

      Whitney Houston
    • 47
    • 32
    • 3
      • 47
      • 32
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

B.Steinberg, Kelly

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 33
    • If You Can Do It: I Can Too!!

      Meli'sa Morgan
    • 39
    • 33
    • 5
      • 39
      • 33
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

P.Laurence

Producer(s):

P.Laurence

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Show A Little Love

      Mission
    • 41
    • 34
    • 8
      • 41
      • 34
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.Bowland

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Touch and Go

      Force M.D.'s
    • 49
    • 35
    • 4
      • 49
      • 35
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

V.Bailey, P.Bell, A.Lundy

Producer(s):

V.Bailey, P.Bell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tommy Boy/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • (I Wanna Get) Close To You

      Vaneese Thomas
    • 42
    • 36
    • 6
      • 42
      • 36
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

V.Thomas, L.White

Producer(s):

E.Poccia, V.Thomas, W.Warnecke

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Warner Bros.

  • 37
    • Don't Make Me Wait For Love

      Kenny G. (Vocal By Lenny Williams)
    • 17
    • 17
    • 10
      • 17
      • 17
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

P.glass

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 38
    • Baby, Be Mine

      Miki Howard
    • 50
    • 38
    • 4
      • 50