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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of February 18, 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 February 18, 1989

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  • 1
    • Dreamin'

      Vanessa Williams
    • 6
    • 1
    • 13
      • 6
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • So Good

      Al Jarreau
    • 4
    • 2
    • 14
      • 4
      • 2
      • 14
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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

  • 3
    • Wild Thing

      Tone-Loc
    • 5
    • 3
    • 11
      • 5
      • 3
      • 11
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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

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 4
    • She Won't Talk To Me

      Luther Vandross
    • 3
    • 3
    • 12
      • 3
      • 3
      • 12
  • 5
    • Teddy's Jam

      Guy
    • 7
    • 5
    • 11
      • 7
      • 5
      • 11
  • 6
    • This Time

      Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
    • 2
    • 2
    • 14
      • 2
      • 2
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

Singleton

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 7
    • Just Because

      Anita Baker
    • 11
    • 7
    • 9
      • 11
      • 7
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Straight Up

      Paula Abdul
    • 13
    • 8
    • 7
      • 13
      • 8
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

E.Wolff

Producer(s):

E.Wolff, K.Cohen

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 9
    • Skin I'm In

      Cameo
    • 14
    • 9
    • 10
      • 14
      • 9
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

L.E.Blackmon

Producer(s):

L.Blackmon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • I Want To Be Your Lover

      Aleese Simmons
    • 9
    • 9
    • 14
      • 9
      • 9
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

A.A.Simmons

Producer(s):

D.D.Bowden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Orpheus/EMI

  • 11
    • Get On The Dance Floor

      Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock
    • 15
    • 11
    • 11
      • 15
      • 11
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

R.Ginyard

Producer(s):

W.Hamilton, R.Base

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Snake In The Grass

      Midnight Star
    • 16
    • 12
    • 9
      • 16
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.Lovelace, Belinda, M.Gentry, B.Watson, B.Simmons, J.Cooper

Producer(s):

Midnight Star

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Can You Stand The Rain

      New Edition
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
  • 14
    • Heaven

      BeBe & CeCe Winans
    • 18
    • 14
    • 13
      • 18
      • 14
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

K.Thomas, B.Winans

Producer(s):

K.Thomas

Gains In Performance

  • 15
    • I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

      The Gap Band
    • 19
    • 15
    • 10
      • 19
      • 15
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

N.Whitfield, W.Bryant II

Producer(s):

C.Wilson, R.Wilson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Superwoman

      Karyn White
    • 8
    • 1
    • 14
      • 8
      • 1
      • 14
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 17
    • Just Coolin'

      LeVert Feat. Heavy D
    • 30
    • 17
    • 4
      • 30
      • 17
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Girl You Know It's True

      Milli Vanilli
    • 24
    • 18
    • 6
      • 24
      • 18
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Pettaway, Spencer, Lyles, Hollaman, Adeyemo

Producer(s):

F.Farian

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19
    • Closer Than Friends

      Surface
    • 27
    • 19
    • 5
      • 27
      • 19
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

B.Jackson, D.Townsend

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson

Gains In Performance

  • 20
    • Teenage Love

      Slick Rick
    • 26
    • 20
    • 10
      • 26
      • 20
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.M.L.Walters, H.Shocklee, E.Sadler

Producer(s):

H.Shocklee, E.Sadler, R.Walters

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 21
    • Still In Love

      Troop
    • 25
    • 21
    • 10
      • 25
      • 21
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

S.Russell, L.McNeil, T.Haynes, A.Z.Giles

Producer(s):

A.Z.Giles

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Lucky Charm

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

Babyface, G.Scelsa, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Twice The Love

      George Benson
    • 28
    • 23
    • 11
      • 28
      • 23
      • 11
  • 24
    • Being In Love Ain't Easy

      Sweet Obsession
    • 31
    • 24
    • 9
      • 31
      • 24
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.Green, V.L.Green

Producer(s):

H.King, Chad

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Joy And Pain

      Donna Allen
    • 36
    • 25
    • 5
      • 36
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

F.Beverly

Producer(s):

L.pace

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Oceana/Atlantic

  • 26
    • More Than Friends

      Jonathan Butler
    • 34
    • 26
    • 5
      • 34
      • 26
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

J.Butler, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

T.Allen, B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • You And I Got A Thang

      Freddie Jackson
    • 32
    • 27
    • 5
      • 32
      • 27
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

A.Bayyan, Day, Willis

Producer(s):

A.Bayyan

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Turn My Back On You

      Sade
    • 12
    • 12
    • 12
      • 12
      • 12
      • 12
  • 29
    • Killing Me Softly

      Al B. Sure!
    • 20
    • 14
    • 12
      • 20
      • 14
      • 12
  • 30
    • Can U Read My Lips

      Z'Looke
    • 10
    • 2
    • 16
      • 10
      • 2
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

A.Zamora, M.Carpenter, E.Strickland

Producer(s):

Z'Looke

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Orpheus/EMI

  • 31
    • Kisses Don't Lie

      Evelyn "Champagne" King
    • 23
    • 17
    • 14
      • 23
      • 17
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

R.Kersey, A.Brown

Producer(s):

R.Kersey, A.Brown

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

  • 32
    • Struck By You

      Barkays
    • 37
    • 32
    • 5
      • 37
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

K.Hairston, T.Gale, A.Moody

Producer(s):

T.Gale, K.Hairston

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Me, Myself And I

      Cheryl Pepsii Riley
    • 38
    • 33
    • 5
      • 38
      • 33
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Baby Doll

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 17
    • 5
    • 15
      • 17
      • 5
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

  • 35
    • Roni

      Bobby Brown