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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of March 11, 1989

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Last Week
Peak Pos.
Wks on Chart
  • 1
    • Just Coolin'

      LeVert Feat. Heavy D
    • 3
    • 1
    • 7
      • 3
      • 1
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Producer(s):

G.Levert, M.Gordon

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • Straight Up

      Paula Abdul
    • 2
    • 2
    • 10
      • 2
      • 2
      • 10
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Girl You Know It's True

      Milli Vanilli
    • 4
    • 3
    • 9
      • 4
      • 3
      • 9
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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
  • 4
    • Closer Than Friends

      Surface
    • 7
    • 4
    • 8
      • 7
      • 4
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

B.Jackson, D.Townsend

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend, B.Jackson

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Just Because

      Anita Baker
    • 1
    • 1
    • 12
      • 1
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 6
    • Lucky Charm

      The Boys
    • 10
    • 6
    • 8
      • 10
      • 6
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, G.Scelsa, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • You And I Got A Thang

      Freddie Jackson
    • 13
    • 7
    • 8
      • 13
      • 7
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

A.Bayyan, Day, Willis

Producer(s):

A.Bayyan

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Joy And Pain

      Donna Allen
    • 12
    • 8
    • 8
      • 12
      • 8
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

F.Beverly

Producer(s):

L.pace

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Oceana/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 9
    • Skin I'm In

      Cameo
    • 5
    • 5
    • 13
      • 5
      • 5
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

L.E.Blackmon

Producer(s):

L.Blackmon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlanta Artists/PolyGram

  • 10
    • Being In Love Ain't Easy

      Sweet Obsession
    • 16
    • 10
    • 12
      • 16
      • 10
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

B.Green, V.L.Green

Producer(s):

H.King, Chad

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • More Than Friends

      Jonathan Butler
    • 17
    • 11
    • 8
      • 17
      • 11
      • 8
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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

  • 12
    • All I Want Is Forever (From "Tap")

      James "J.T." Taylor & Regina Belle
    • 21
    • 12
    • 8
      • 21
      • 12
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Gains In Performance

  • 13
    • Girl I Got My Eyes On You

      Today
    • 24
    • 13
    • 6
      • 24
      • 13
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Wild Thing

      Tone-Loc
    • 6
    • 3
    • 14
      • 6
      • 3
      • 14
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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
  • 15
    • Dreamin'

      Vanessa Williams
    • 8
    • 1
    • 16
      • 8
      • 1
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed

Producer(s):

Not Listed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

  • 16
    • Struck By You

      Barkays
    • 22
    • 16
    • 8
      • 22
      • 16
      • 8
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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

  • 17
    • I'll Be There For You

      Ashford & Simpson
    • 25
    • 17
    • 6
      • 25
      • 17
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

N.Ashford, V.Simpson

Producer(s):

N.Ashford, V.Simpson

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Me, Myself And I

      Cheryl Pepsii Riley
    • 23
    • 18
    • 8
      • 23
      • 18
      • 8
  • 19
    • Heaven

      BeBe & CeCe Winans
    • 15
    • 12
    • 16
      • 15
      • 12
      • 16
  • 20
    • 4 U

      Vesta
    • 28
    • 20
    • 7
      • 28
      • 20
      • 7
  • 21
    • Teenage Love

      Slick Rick
    • 18
    • 16
    • 13
      • 18
      • 16
      • 13
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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

  • 22
    • Snake In The Grass

      Midnight Star
    • 14
    • 10
    • 12
      • 14
      • 10
      • 12
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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

  • 23
    • So Good

      Al Jarreau
    • 9
    • 2
    • 17
      • 9
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

P.Vale, M.Waters, S.Shifrin

Producer(s):

G.Duke

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

  • 24
    • Real Love

      El DeBarge
    • 32
    • 24
    • 5
      • 32
      • 24
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

E.Debarge, D.Debarge

Producer(s):

E.Debarge

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Affair

      Cherrelle
    • 33
    • 25
    • 6
      • 33
      • 25
      • 6
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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

  • 26
    • Teddy's Jam

      Guy
    • 11
    • 5
    • 14
      • 11
      • 5
      • 14
  • 27
    • We've Saved The Best For Last

      Kenny G
    • 35
    • 27
    • 6
      • 35
      • 27
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

L.Pardini, D.Matkosky, P.Gordon

Producer(s):

P.Bunetta, R.Chudacoff

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • With Each Beat Of My Heart

      Stevie Wonder
    • 34
    • 28
    • 7
      • 34
      • 28
      • 7
  • 29
    • Another Weekend

      Five Star
    • 38
    • 29
    • 6
      • 38
      • 29
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

L.F.Sylvers III

Producer(s):

L.Sylvers III

Gains In Performance

  • 30
    • Every Little Step

      Bobby Brown
    • 41
    • 30
    • 2
      • 41
      • 30
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 31
    • That's The Way Love Is

      Ten City
    • 42
    • 31
    • 5
      • 42
      • 31
      • 5
  • 32
    • Love Saw It

      Karyn White
    • 43
    • 32
    • 3
      • 43
      • 32
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • This Time

      Kiara (Duet With Shanice Wilson)
    • 26
    • 2
    • 17
      • 26
      • 2
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

Singleton

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 34
    • Get On The Dance Floor

      Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock
    • 19
    • 11
    • 14
      • 19
      • 11
      • 14
  • 35
    • Sleep Talk

      Alyson Williams
    • 44
    • 35
    • 4
      • 44
      • 35
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

A.Moody, V.Bell, R.Simmons

Producer(s):

A.Moody, V.Bell