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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of May 13, 1989

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

This week’s most popular R&B/Hip-Hop songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music. Songs are defined as current if they are newly-released titles, or songs receiving widespread airplay and/or sales activity for […]

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of May 13, 1989

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  • 1
    • Start Of A Romance

      Skyy
    • 2
    • 1
    • 12
      • 2
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

T.McConnell, J.Williams

Producer(s):

R.Muller, S.Roberts,Jr.

Gains In Performance

  • 2
    • I Like

      Guy
    • 3
    • 2
    • 10
      • 3
      • 2
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

G.Griffin, E.T.Riley, A.R.Hall, T.Gatling

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley, G.Griffin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

  • 3
    • Real Love

      Jody Watley
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
  • 4
    • If I'm Not Your Lover

      Al B. Sure!
    • 9
    • 4
    • 10
      • 9
      • 4
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Al B.Sure!, T.Gatling, E.T.Riley

Producer(s):

Al B.Sure!, Teddy Riley

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Don't Take My Mind On A Trip

      Boy George
    • 6
    • 5
    • 12
      • 6
      • 5
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

G.Griffin

Producer(s):

G.Griffin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

  • 6
    • Heaven Help Me

      Deon Estus
    • 10
    • 6
    • 9
      • 10
      • 6
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Estus, G.Michael

Producer(s):

G.Michael

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mika/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Buck Wild

      E.U.
    • 11
    • 7
    • 10
      • 11
      • 7
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

W.House, K.Wood

Producer(s):

W.House, K.Wood

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 8
    • Funky Cold Medina

      Tone-Loc
    • 7
    • 7
    • 9
      • 7
      • 7
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

M.Young, M.Ross, M.Dike

Producer(s):

M.ross, M.Dike

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Delicious Vinyl/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 9
    • Sticks And Stones

      Grady Harrell
    • 14
    • 9
    • 12
      • 14
      • 9
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

A.Cleveland, D.Ross

Producer(s):

D.Ross

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Tribute (Right On)

      The Pasadenas
    • 8
    • 8
    • 10
      • 8
      • 8
      • 10
  • 11
    • Me Myself And I

      De La Soul
    • 16
    • 11
    • 7
      • 16
      • 11
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

K.Mercer, D.J.Jolicoeur, V.Mason, P.Huston, G.Clinton, P.Wynn

Producer(s):

P.Huston

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Baby Me

      Chaka Khan
    • 12
    • 12
    • 11
      • 12
      • 12
      • 11
  • 13
    • Miss You Like Crazy

      Natalie Cole
    • 21
    • 13
    • 7
      • 21
      • 13
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.Masser, G.Goffin, P.Glass

Producer(s):

M.Masser

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Love Saw It

      Karyn White
    • 4
    • 1
    • 12
      • 4
      • 1
      • 12
  • 15
    • Turn This Mutha Out

      M.C. Hammer
    • 19
    • 15
    • 10
      • 19
      • 15
      • 10
  • 16
    • My First Love

      Atlantic Starr
    • 23
    • 16
    • 7
      • 23
      • 16
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.Lewis, W.Lewis

Producer(s):

D.E.Lewis, W.I.Lewis

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Children's Story

      Slick Rick
    • 20
    • 17
    • 7
      • 20
      • 17
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

R.M.L.Walters

Producer(s):

R.Walters

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Joy And Pain

      Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock
    • 18
    • 18
    • 7
      • 18
      • 18
      • 7
  • 19
    • Sleep Talk

      Alyson Williams
    • 5
    • 3
    • 13
      • 5
      • 3
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

A.Moody, V.Bell, R.Simmons

Producer(s):

A.Moody, V.Bell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

  • 20
    • Like A Prayer

      Madonna
    • 24
    • 20
    • 8
      • 24
      • 20
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Ciccone, P.Leonard

Producer(s):

Madonna, P.Leonard

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Sire/Warner Bros.

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 21
    • If She Knew

      Ann G.
    • 27
    • 21
    • 9
      • 27
      • 21
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Anne G., E.Irons

Producer(s):

Anne G., E.irons

Gains In Performance

  • 22
    • Mr. D.J.

      Joyce "Fenderella" Irby
    • 30
    • 22
    • 7
      • 30
      • 22
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Austin, Fenderella, Doug E. Fresh

Producer(s):

Fenderella

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • Every Little Time

      Kiara
    • 31
    • 23
    • 6
      • 31
      • 23
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

A.Baker, J.Warren

Producer(s):

A.Baker

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 24
    • Have You Had Your Love Today

      The O'Jays
    • 32
    • 24
    • 5
      • 32
      • 24
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

T.Stubbs, D.Pearson

Producer(s):

Wet Prod., Trevel Prod.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 25
    • Little Jackie Wants To Be A Star

      Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
    • 34
    • 25
    • 5
      • 34
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

Full Force

Producer(s):

Full Force

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Lost Without You

      BeBe & CeCe Winans
    • 33
    • 26
    • 6
      • 33
      • 26
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.Thomas, B.Winans

Producer(s):

K.Thomas

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • For The Love Of You

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 35
    • 27
    • 6
      • 35
      • 27
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/PolyGram

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Every Little Step

      Bobby Brown
    • 17
    • 1
    • 11
      • 17
      • 1
      • 11
RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 29
    • The Good, Bad & Ugly

      Charlie Singleton
    • 36
    • 29
    • 8
      • 36
      • 29
      • 8
  • 30
    • I'll Be Loving You (Forever)

      New Kids On The Block
    • 37
    • 30
    • 6
      • 37
      • 30
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Starr

Producer(s):

M.Starr, M.Jonzun

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 31
    • It's Only Love

      Simply Red
    • 22
    • 21
    • 11
      • 22
      • 21
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.Cameron, V.Cameron

Producer(s):

S.Levine

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

  • 32
    • Through The Storm

      Aretha Franklin & Elton John
    • 40
    • 32
    • 5
      • 40
      • 32
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

A.L.Hammond, D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

N.M.Walden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Rollin' With Kid 'N Play

      Kid 'N Play
    • 25
    • 11
    • 13
      • 25
      • 11
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

C.Reid, E.Johnson, B.Doss, The Invincibles

Producer(s):

H.Luv Bug, The Invincibles

  • 34
    • I Want Your Love

      LaRue
    • 41
    • 34
    • 7
      • 41
      • 34
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.Woodruff, L.Hall

Producer(s):

D.Woodruff, L.Hall

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • My One Temptation

      Mica Paris
    • 45
    • 35
    • 7
      • 45
      • 35
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.Leeson, P.Vale, M.Waters

Producer(s):

L'Equipe

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 36
    • For You To Love

      Luther Vandross
    • 42
    • 36
    • 4
      • 42
      • 36
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Producer(s):

L.Vandross, M.Miller

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • Crucial

      New Edition
    • 15
    • 4
    • 11
      • 15
      • 4
      • 11
  • 38
    • Made To Be Together

      Deja
    • 46
    • 38
    • 7
      • 46
      • 38
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

G.Griffin, C.Jones

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley, G.Griffin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 39
    • Lead Me Into Love

      Anita Baker
    • 48
    • 39
    • 4
      • 48
      • 39
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

S.Lane, L.Prentiss

Producer(s):

M.J.Powell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 40
    • Show & Tell

      Peabo Bryson
    • 50
    • 40
    • 3
      • 50
      • 40
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

J.Fuller

Producer(s):

Sir Gant, P.Bryson

Gains In Performance

  • 41
    • Lovesick

      Z'Looke
    • 13
    • 12
    • 12
      • 13
      • 12
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

C.Richardson, J.Bendich, D.Jones

Producer(s):

Claytoven

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Orpheus/EMI

  • 42
    • Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes)

      Roberta Flack
    • 38
    • 37
    • 9
      • 38
      • 37
      • 9
  • 43
    • Temporary Lover

      The Controllers
    • 51
    • 43
    • 7
      • 51
      • 43
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.Spencer,Jr., S.Sims

Producer(s):

D.Spencer,Jr., S.Sims

Gains In Performance

  • 44
    • Never Say Goodbye To Love

      Rene Moore
    • 28
    • 19
    • 12
      • 28
      • 19
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

R.Moore

Producer(s):

R.Moore