Single: Hot Thing

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Hot Thing

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Single details


Released: Promotional release only, late 1987
Related album: Sign O' The Times
Label(s): Warner Bros. / Paisley Park Records
Non-Album track(s):

Hot Thing (Edit) (3:40)
Hot Thing (Extended Remix) (8:32)

Charts, Certifications & Awards


Charts
America
Country: Chart Entry Date Peak Position Weeks in Chart
USA: Billboard Hot 100 6 Feb. 1988 63 9
USA: Billboard Hot Black Singles 12 Dec. 1987+ 14 14
USA: Billboard Hot Dance Music - Club Play
(Listed with I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man)
26 Dec. 1987+ 4 11
+ indicates single peaked in the year after it first charted.
Certifications
This single has not received any certifications in the USA
Awards
This single has not received any awards in the USA

See also


   

Hot Thing was available as a promo-only single from Prince's ninth album Sign O' The Times, released in late 1987, following the album's fourth and final commercial single, I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man. The single marked the first promo-only single since Erotic City in 1984.

The single entered the charts as I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man b-side and with the same catalog reference, Paisley Park 7-28288. It reached number 63 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and number 14 in the Billboard Hot Black Singles Chart.


Track listing
7" Promo 12" Promo

A. Hot Thing (Edit) (3:40)
B. Hot Thing (Edit) (3:40)

References:
US: PRO-S-2939

A. Hot Thing (Edit) (3:40)
B. Hot Thing (Extended Remix) (8:32)

References:
US: PRO-A-2927

  • See individual tracks and related albums for credits.

Other Formats
Cassette CD
  • This record wasn't released in cassette format.
  • This record wasn't released in CD format.
Others
  • This record wasn't released in digital format.

Releases
7", 12", CD, Cassettes and Other versions
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2

America
USA 7" PRO-S-2939
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USA 12" PRO-A-2939
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Variants, Special Editions and Reissues
Country Format Cat. Number Comments Front Back Label 1 Label 2


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Additional Information

Promotion (at time of release) Triva

  • Hot Thing entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart on February 6th, 1988 at position 80. It reached its peak position (63) on February 20th, 1988 where it remained 2 weeks. The single exited the charts after downgrading to position 97 on April 2nd, 1988.

References
Top Pop Singles 1955-2010 by Joel Withburn (ISBN 0-89820-190-X)
Top R&B Singles 1942 - 1999 by Joel Whitburn (ISBN 0-89820-136-5)
Hot Dance/Disco 1974-2003 by Joel Withburn (ISBN 0-89820-156-X)
Icouldnevertaketheplaceofyourman single.jpg 1987
I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man
All Singles All Related Artists Singles 1988
Alphabet St.
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