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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 19, 1988

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 19, 1988

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  • 1
    • Giving You The Best That I Got

      Anita Baker
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.Baker, S.Scarborough, R.Holland

Producer(s):

M.J.Powell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 2
    • Thanks For My Child

      Cheryl Pepsii Riley
    • 3
    • 2
    • 10
      • 3
      • 2
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Rescue Me

      Al B. Sure!
    • 4
    • 3
    • 10
      • 4
      • 3
      • 10
  • 4
    • Hey Lover

      Freddie Jackson
    • 11
    • 4
    • 8
      • 11
      • 4
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

S.Moore, K.Washington

Producer(s):

P.Laurence, D.Shephard

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 5
    • Any Love

      Luther Vandross
    • 2
    • 1
    • 10
      • 2
      • 1
      • 10
  • 6
    • My Eyes Don't Cry

      Stevie Wonder
    • 7
    • 6
    • 9
      • 7
      • 6
      • 9
  • 7
    • Don't Rock The Boat

      Midnight Star Feat. Ecstacy Of Whodini
    • 5
    • 3
    • 12
      • 5
      • 3
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

B.Simmons

Producer(s):

Midnight Star

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/Capitol

  • 8
    • Gonna Get Over You

      Sweet Obsession
    • 13
    • 8
    • 11
      • 13
      • 8
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

K.Green, M.Green

Producer(s):

H.King, Chad

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • You Make Me Work

      Cameo
    • 15
    • 9
    • 7
      • 15
      • 9
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.E.Blackmon

Producer(s):

L.Blackmon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • My Heart

      Troop
    • 9
    • 9
    • 10
      • 9
      • 9
      • 10
  • 11
    • My Girly

      Ready For The World
    • 6
    • 6
    • 12
      • 6
      • 6
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

M.Riley, Jr., G.A.Valentine

Producer(s):

Ready For The World

  • 12
    • Dial My Heart

      The Boys
    • 18
    • 12
    • 9
      • 18
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • I Missed

      Surface
    • 17
    • 13
    • 9
      • 17
      • 13
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Conley, B.Jackson, E.Collins

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Everything I Miss At Home

      Cherrelle
    • 19
    • 14
    • 7
      • 19
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tabu/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • Tumblin' Down

      Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers
    • 21
    • 15
    • 7
      • 21
      • 15
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Z.Marley, T.Downie

Producer(s):

C.Frantz, T.weymouth

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • There's One Born Every Minute

      Jonathan Butler
    • 22
    • 16
    • 8
      • 22
      • 16
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

J.Butler, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Call The Law

      The Reddings
    • 20
    • 17
    • 10
      • 20
      • 17
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Reddings, Autofrat

Producer(s):

Reddings

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Polydor/PolyGram

  • 18
    • I Can't Wait

      Deniece Williams
    • 8
    • 8
    • 11
      • 8
      • 8
      • 11
  • 19
    • Mr. Bachelor

      Loose Ends
    • 25
    • 19
    • 7
      • 25
      • 19
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.McIntosh, S.Nichol, Eugene

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli, S.Nichol, C.McIntosh

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • (It's Just) The Way That You Love Me

      Paula Abdul
    • 10
    • 10
    • 11
      • 10
      • 10
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

O.Leiber

Producer(s):

O.Leiber

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 21
    • I'm Your Pusher

      Ice-T
    • 26
    • 21
    • 6
      • 26
      • 21
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Ice-T, Afrika Islam, C.Mayfield

Producer(s):

Ice-T, Afrika Islam

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • The Way You Love Me

      Karyn White
    • 14
    • 1
    • 14
      • 14
      • 1
      • 14
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • Oasis

      Roberta Flack
    • 29
    • 23
    • 5
      • 29
      • 23
      • 5
  • 24
    • Sweet, Sweet Love

      Vesta
    • 27
    • 24
    • 8
      • 27
      • 24
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

A.Z.Giles, Vesta, B.Osborne

Producer(s):

A.Z.Giles

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • You're Not My Kind Of Girl

      New Edition
    • 16
    • 3
    • 12
      • 16
      • 3
      • 12
  • 26
    • I'm The One Who Loves You

      By All Means
    • 30
    • 26
    • 7
      • 30
      • 26
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.Sheppard, T.Carter, J.Varner

Producer(s):

S.Sheppard

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • I Wish U Heaven

      Prince
    • 32
    • 27
    • 6
      • 32
      • 27
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Him Or Me

      Today
    • 37
    • 28
    • 6
      • 37
      • 28
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

G.Griffin, W.Adams, L.Singletary, L.Drakeford, L.McClain

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley, G.Griffin

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • My Prerogative

      Bobby Brown
    • 23
    • 1
    • 13
      • 23
      • 1
      • 13
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 30
    • Say You Will

      Starpoint
    • 36
    • 30
    • 5
      • 36
      • 30
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Bendich, Claytoven

Producer(s):

L.Job

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Dance Little Sister

      Terence Trent D'Arby
    • 12
    • 9
    • 11
      • 12
      • 9
      • 11
  • 32
    • Get Up Everybody (Get Up)

      Salt-N-Pepa
    • 39
    • 32
    • 4
      • 39
      • 32
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

H.Luv Bug, The Invincibles

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • I Just Wanna Stop

      Angela Bofill
    • 42
    • 33
    • 5
      • 42
      • 33
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.Vannelli

Producer(s):

N.Connors

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • The Lover In Me

      Sheena Easton
    • 50
    • 34
    • 4
      • 50
      • 34
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Smooth Criminal

      Michael Jackson
    • 65
    • 35
    • 2
      • 65
      • 35
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

M.J.Jackson

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II