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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of January 14, 1989

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 January 14, 1989

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  • 1
    • Superwoman

      Karyn White
    • 6
    • 1
    • 9
      • 6
      • 1
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • Pull Over

      Levert
    • 2
    • 2
    • 10
      • 2
      • 2
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Roni

      Bobby Brown
    • 8
    • 3
    • 8
      • 8
      • 3
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Him Or Me

      Today
    • 3
    • 3
    • 14
      • 3
      • 3
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley, G.Griffin

  • 5
    • The Lover In Me

      Sheena Easton
    • 7
    • 5
    • 12
      • 7
      • 5
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Can U Read My Lips

      Z'Looke
    • 10
    • 6
    • 11
      • 10
      • 6
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

A.Zamora, M.Carpenter, E.Strickland

Producer(s):

Z'Looke

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Orpheus/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Oasis

      Roberta Flack
    • 1
    • 1
    • 13
      • 1
      • 1
      • 13
  • 8
    • It's My Party

      Chaka Khan
    • 13
    • 8
    • 10
      • 13
      • 8
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Zekkariyas, The Gypsy Wave Banner

Producer(s):

R.Titelman

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Don't Stop Your Love

      Keith Sweat
    • 11
    • 9
    • 11
      • 11
      • 9
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat

Producer(s):

K.Sweat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Vintertainment/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Sweet, Sweet Love

      Vesta
    • 5
    • 4
    • 16
      • 5
      • 4
      • 16
  • 11
    • Can You Stand The Rain

      New Edition
    • 19
    • 11
    • 7
      • 19
      • 11
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Smooth Criminal

      Michael Jackson
    • 4
    • 2
    • 10
      • 4
      • 2
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 13
    • Take Me Where You Want To

      Gerald Alston
    • 17
    • 13
    • 11
      • 17
      • 13
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

S.Sheppard, J.Varner, A.Stokes

Producer(s):

S.Sheppard, J.Varner

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Baby Doll

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 18
    • 14
    • 10
      • 18
      • 14
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy, Tony! Toni! Tone!

Producer(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • So Good

      Al Jarreau
    • 20
    • 15
    • 9
      • 20
      • 15
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

P.Vale, M.Waters, S.Shifrin

Producer(s):

G.Duke

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • She Won't Talk To Me

      Luther Vandross
    • 23
    • 16
    • 7
      • 23
      • 16
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, H.Eaves III

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • This Time

      Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
    • 21
    • 17
    • 9
      • 21
      • 17
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Singleton

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Wild Thing

      Tone-Loc
    • 27
    • 18
    • 6
      • 27
      • 18
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Young, T.Smith, M.Dike, M.Ross

Producer(s):

M.ross, M.Dike

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Delicious Vinyl/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 19
    • Tumblin' Down

      Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers
    • 9
    • 1
    • 15
      • 9
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

Z.Marley, T.Downie

Producer(s):

C.Frantz, T.weymouth

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 20
    • Where Is The Love

      Robert Brookins (Duet With Stephanie Mills)
    • 22
    • 20
    • 10
      • 22
      • 20
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.MacDonald, W.Salter

Producer(s):

R.Brookins, S.Mills

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • I Want To Be Your Lover

      Aleese Simmons
    • 24
    • 21
    • 9
      • 24
      • 21
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.A.Simmons

Producer(s):

D.D.Bowden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Orpheus/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • I Just Wanna Stop

      Angela Bofill
    • 12
    • 11
    • 13
      • 12
      • 11
      • 13
  • 23
    • Teddy's Jam

      Guy
    • 28
    • 23
    • 6
      • 28
      • 23
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Gains In Performance

  • 24
    • Dial My Heart

      The Boys
    • 15
    • 1
    • 17
      • 15
      • 1
      • 17
  • 25
    • Killing Me Softly

      Al B. Sure!
    • 32
    • 25
    • 7
      • 32
      • 25
      • 7
  • 26
    • Dreamin'

      Vanessa Williams
    • 26
    • 26
    • 8
      • 26
      • 26
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • I Wanna Have Some Fun

      Samantha Fox
    • 29
    • 27
    • 8
      • 29
      • 27
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 28
    • Everything I Miss At Home

      Cherrelle
    • 14
    • 1
    • 15
      • 14
      • 1
      • 15
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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

  • 29
    • Turn My Back On You

      Sade
    • 33
    • 29
    • 7
      • 33
      • 29
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

H.F.Adu, A.P.Hale, S.C.Matthewman

Producer(s):

Sade

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Kisses Don't Lie

      Evelyn "Champagne" King
    • 34
    • 30
    • 9
      • 34
      • 30
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

R.Kersey, A.Brown

Producer(s):

R.Kersey, A.Brown

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • All Or Nothing

      Rene Moore
    • 16
    • 15
    • 12
      • 16
      • 15
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

R.Moore

Producer(s):

R.Moore

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Polydor/PolyGram

  • 32
    • Skin I'm In

      Cameo
    • 38
    • 32
    • 5
      • 38
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

L.E.Blackmon

Producer(s):

L.Blackmon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Get On The Dance Floor

      Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock
    • 40
    • 33
    • 6
      • 40
      • 33
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Ginyard

Producer(s):

W.Hamilton, R.Base

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • This Is As Good As It Gets

      Deniece Williams
    • 39
    • 34
    • 7
      • 39
      • 34
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

G.Karukas, R.Boustead

Producer(s):

J.Gruska, B.Westerling

Gains In Performance