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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 9, 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 December 9, 1989

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  • 1
    • Here And Now

      Luther Vandross
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • It's The Real Thing

      Angela Winbush
    • 3
    • 2
    • 10
      • 3
      • 2
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

A.Winbush

Producer(s):

A.Winbush

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 3
    • Ain't Nuthin' In The World

      Miki Howard
    • 5
    • 3
    • 11
      • 5
      • 3
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.Nettlesbey, T.Coffey

Producer(s):

J.Nettlesbey, T.Coffey

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • Knockin' On Heaven's Door

      Randy Crawford
    • 7
    • 4
    • 12
      • 7
      • 4
      • 12
  • 5
    • All Of My Love

      The Gap Band
    • 10
    • 5
    • 7
      • 10
      • 5
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Calhoun, St.Jon, Wilson

Producer(s):

R.Wilson, C.Wilson

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Tender Lover

      Babyface
    • 8
    • 6
    • 7
      • 8
      • 6
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, LA Reid, P.Smith

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 7
    • Just Call My Name

      Alyson Williams
    • 4
    • 4
    • 11
      • 4
      • 4
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.Miller, P.Ingram, K.Curry

Producer(s):

D.Miller

Imprint/Promotion Label:

OBR/Columbia

  • 8
    • Yo Mister

      Patti LaBelle
    • 14
    • 8
    • 9
      • 14
      • 8
      • 9
  • 9
    • Foolish Heart

      Sharon Bryant
    • 15
    • 9
    • 10
      • 15
      • 9
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

S.R.Perry, R.Goodrum

Producer(s):

S.Bryant, R.Gallwey

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/Polydor

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Dr. Soul

      Foster/Mcelroy
    • 12
    • 10
    • 11
      • 12
      • 10
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy, King Of Chill

Producer(s):

D.Foster, T.McElroy

  • 11
    • Let's Get It On

      By All Means
    • 17
    • 11
    • 8
      • 17
      • 11
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

M.Gaye, E.B.Townsend

Producer(s):

S.Sheppard, J.Varner

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Home

      Stephanie Mills
    • 2
    • 1
    • 12
      • 2
      • 1
      • 12
  • 13
    • Rhythm Nation

      Janet Jackson
    • 20
    • 13
    • 5
      • 20
      • 13
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 14
    • Can I?

      David Peaston
    • 16
    • 14
    • 10
      • 16
      • 14
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

H.Griffith, H.Davis

Producer(s):

M.J.Powell

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Geffen/Reprise

  • 15
    • Whatcha Gonna Do?

      Tyler Collins
    • 21
    • 15
    • 9
      • 21
      • 15
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

P.Gordy, T.Collins

Producer(s):

P.Gordy

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Love Has Got To Wait

      Eric Gable
    • 19
    • 16
    • 9
      • 19
      • 16
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

H.King, D.Goodman

Producer(s):

H.King

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Orpheus/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • I Just Wanna Love You

      The Main Ingredient
    • 22
    • 17
    • 10
      • 22
      • 17
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

R.Barnes, T.Coleman

Producer(s):

R.Barnes, T.Coleman

Gains In Performance

  • 18
    • Silky Soul

      Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
    • 23
    • 18
    • 6
      • 23
      • 18
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

F.Beverly

Producer(s):

F.Beverly

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Pump Up The Jam

      Technotronic Featuring Felly
    • 25
    • 19
    • 6
      • 25
      • 19
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Kamosi, T.De Quincey

Producer(s):

T.De Quincey

Imprint/Promotion Label:

SBK/EMI

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 20
    • Don't Take It Personal

      Jermaine Jackson
    • 9
    • 1
    • 15
      • 9
      • 1
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

D.Conley, D.Culler, D.Townsend

Producer(s):

D.Conley, D.Townsend

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 21
    • Personality

      Kashif
    • 6
    • 6
    • 13
      • 6
      • 6
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

N.Mundy, Gomez

Producer(s):

Kashif, N.Mundy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

  • 22
    • Serious Hold On Me

      The O'Jays
    • 26
    • 22
    • 7
      • 26
      • 22
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

W.Williams, Sr., T.Stubbs, L.Christian

Producer(s):

W.Williams, Sr., E.LeVert, T.Stubbs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 23
    • I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson

      D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
    • 24
    • 23
    • 7
      • 24
      • 23
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

W.Smith, J.Townes, P.Harris

Producer(s):

D.J. Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince, P.Harris, N.Green

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

  • 24
    • I'll Be Good To You

      Quincy Jones Featuring Ray Charles & Chaka Khan
    • 33
    • 24
    • 5
      • 33
      • 24
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

G.Johnson, L.Johnson, S.Sam

Producer(s):

Q.Jones II

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Qwest/Warner Bros.

  • 25
    • Make It Like It Was

      Regina Belle
    • 29
    • 25
    • 5
      • 29
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

C.Winans

Producer(s):

N.Martinelli

Gains In Performance

  • 26
    • Everything

      Jody Watley
    • 13
    • 3
    • 14
      • 13
      • 3
      • 14
  • 27
    • All Nite

      Entouch Featuring Keith Sweat
    • 28
    • 27
    • 8
      • 28
      • 27
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

E.McCaine, Free

Producer(s):

E.Mccaine, Free

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Vintertainment/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Blame It On The Rain

      Milli Vanilli
    • 30
    • 28
    • 6
      • 30
      • 28
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

F.Farian

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 29
    • You'll Never Walk Alone

      The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
    • 27
    • 27
    • 8
      • 27
      • 27
      • 8
  • 30
    • Real Love

      Skyy
    • 31
    • 30
    • 8
      • 31
      • 30
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

S.Roberts

Producer(s):

R.Muller, S.Roberts,Jr.

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • Somebody For Me

      Heavy D & The Boyz
    • 18
    • 8
    • 13
      • 18
      • 8
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Heavy D, E.Ferrell, N.Hodge

Producer(s):

DJ Eddie F., Nevelle

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

  • 32
    • (Don't U Know) I Love U

      Chuckii Booker
    • 11
    • 4
    • 14
      • 11
      • 4
      • 14
  • 33
    • I Wanna Be Rich

      Calloway
    • 39
    • 33
    • 6
      • 39
      • 33
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

R.Calloway, V.Calloway, M.Gentry, B.Lipscomb

Producer(s):

R.Calloway, V.Calloway

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Solar/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 34
    • Super Lover

      Barry White
    • 35
    • 34
    • 11
      • 35
      • 34
      • 11
  • 35
    • Test Of Time

      Will Downing
    • 37
    • 35
    • 9
      • 37
      • 35
      • 9
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