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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 15, 1990

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 15, 1990

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Last Week
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  • 1
    • Sensitivity

      Ralph Tresvant
    • 2
    • 1
    • 8
      • 2
      • 1
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 2
    • I'm Your Baby Tonight

      Whitney Houston
    • 1
    • 1
    • 9
      • 1
      • 1
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3
    • Love Me Down

      Freddie Jackson
    • 6
    • 3
    • 8
      • 6
      • 3
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

B.J.Eastmond, J.Skinner

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Gains In Performance

  • 4
    • It Never Rains (In Southern California)

      Tony Toni Tone
    • 5
    • 4
    • 10
      • 5
      • 4
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, T.Christian

Producer(s):

Tony Toni Tone

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Wing/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • I Wanna Get With U

      Guy
    • 7
    • 5
    • 9
      • 7
      • 5
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, A.R.Hall, A.Davidson

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

  • 6
    • Round And Round

      Tevin Campbell
    • 3
    • 3
    • 11
      • 3
      • 3
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • My Heart Your Heart

      The Whispers
    • 4
    • 4
    • 11
      • 4
      • 4
      • 11
  • 8
    • The First Time

      Surface
    • 12
    • 8
    • 9
      • 12
      • 8
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.Jackson, B.Simpson

Producer(s):

Surface

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • Only Human

      Jeffrey Osborne
    • 15
    • 9
    • 7
      • 15
      • 9
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

B.J.Eastmond, J.Osborne

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 10
    • Rope A Dope Style

      Levert
    • 8
    • 7
    • 11
      • 8
      • 7
      • 11
  • 11
    • Love Makes Things Happen

      Pebbles
    • 17
    • 11
    • 6
      • 17
      • 11
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Producer(s):

LA Reid, Babyface

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • The Ghetto

      Too $hort
    • 13
    • 12
    • 9
      • 13
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Shaw, A.Eaton, D.E.Hathaway, L.Hutson

Producer(s):

Too Short, A.Eaton

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

  • 13
    • Love Me Just For Me

      Special Generation
    • 14
    • 13
    • 10
      • 14
      • 13
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

Hammer, Special Generation, F.C.Pilate II

Producer(s):

F.Pilate II, J.Earley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bust It/Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Tom's Diner

      DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
    • 21
    • 14
    • 7
      • 21
      • 14
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

S.Vega

Producer(s):

S.Addabbo, L.Kaye

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • Thing Called Love

      The Boys
    • 22
    • 15
    • 9
      • 22
      • 15
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, K.Roberson, LA Reid

Producer(s):

D.Simmons, K.Roberson

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • You Don't Have To Worry

      En Vogue
    • 24
    • 16
    • 7
      • 24
      • 16
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

T.McElroy, D.W.Foster

Producer(s):

T.McElroy, D.Foster

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Love Will Never Do (Without You)

      Janet Jackson
    • 31
    • 17
    • 5
      • 31
      • 17
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

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

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • Don't Be A Fool

      Loose Ends
    • 26
    • 18
    • 7
      • 26
      • 18
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

C.McIntosh, T.Jacobs, K.Nicholas, S.Suleyman, P.Linton

Producer(s):

C.McIntosh

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • If I Were A Bell

      Teena Marie
    • 28
    • 19
    • 6
      • 28
      • 19
      • 6
  • 20
    • Around The Way Girl

      LL Cool J
    • 32
    • 20
    • 6
      • 32
      • 20
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

M.Williams, J.T.Smith, R.James

Producer(s):

M.Marl

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/Columbia

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 21
    • Slow Motion

      Gerald Alston
    • 9
    • 3
    • 15
      • 9
      • 3
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

S.Sheppard, A.Smith

Producer(s):

S.Sheppard, J.Varner

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Taj/Motown

  • 22
    • I'll Do 4 U

      Father M.C.
    • 30
    • 22
    • 7
      • 30
      • 22
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

D.F.Paich, C.Lynn, D.Foster, Father M.C.

Producer(s):

M.Rooney, M.Morales

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Uptown/MCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • I Just Can't Handle It

      Hi-Five
    • 10
    • 10
    • 15
      • 10
      • 10
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, B.Bell

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jive/RCA

  • 24
    • Keep Our Love Alive

      Stevie Wonder
    • 25
    • 24
    • 8
      • 25
      • 24
      • 8
  • 25
    • Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)

      C+C Music Factory
    • 38
    • 25
    • 5
      • 38
      • 25
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

R.Clivilles, F.B.Williams

Producer(s):

R.Clivilles, D.Cole

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 26
    • Cause I Can Do It Right

      Big Daddy Kane
    • 35
    • 26
    • 6
      • 35
      • 26
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

Big Daddy Kane

Producer(s):

Big Daddy Kane

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Cold Chillin'/Reprise

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • I'll Give All My Love To You

      Keith Sweat
    • 36
    • 27
    • 3
      • 36
      • 27
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, B.Wooten

Producer(s):

K.Sweat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Vintertainment/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Groove Is In The Heart

      Deee-Lite
    • 34
    • 28
    • 8
      • 34
      • 28
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

Deee-Lite, H.Hancock, Q-Tip

Producer(s):

Deee-Lite

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 29
    • Missunderstanding

      Al B. Sure!
    • 11
    • 1
    • 12
      • 11
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Al B.Sure!, DJ Eddie F., Nevelle

Producer(s):

DJ Eddie F., Nevelle

  • 30
    • Try Me

      Jasmine Guy
    • 16
    • 14
    • 12
      • 16
      • 14
      • 12
  • 31
    • Iesha

      Another Bad Creation
    • 42
    • 31
    • 5
      • 42
      • 31
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

D.L.Austin, M.Bivine

Producer(s):

D.Austin

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 32
    • New Power Generation

      Prince
    • 27
    • 27
    • 7
      • 27
      • 27
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Paisley Park/Warner Bros.

  • 33
    • Baby Don't Cry

      Lalah Hathaway
    • 43
    • 33
    • 5
      • 43
      • 33
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

A.Winbush

Producer(s):

A.Winbush

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Virgin Rec./Capitol

Gains In Performance

  • 34
    • Monie In The Middle

      Monie Love
    • 39
    • 34
    • 7
      • 39
      • 34
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

Not Listed, A.Cox, D.Steele, M.E.Love

Producer(s):

A.Cox, Not Listed, D.Steele

Gains In Performance

  • 35