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Quality Time Cream Cuts Charts 2003

Listing the classiest album tracks of the week / month

The monthly charts of 2003

DECEMBER 2003

1 (18) WILL DOWNING Riding on a Cloud GRP/VERVE
2 (10) ELOISE LAWS Leave the Light On SCEPTERSTEIN
3 (16) INCOGNITO Did We Really Ever Try NARADA JAZZ
4 (17) MARILYN SCOTT & FRANK McCOMB You Don't Know What Love Is EXPANSION
5 (12) JAVIER Crazy CAPITOL
6 (-) FULL FLAVA f. CARLEEN ANDERSON Stories DOME
7 (-) RHIAN BENSON Sing to the Child DKG MUSIC
8 (-) ARETHA FRANKLIN Holdin' on ARISTA
9 (8) IMPROMP2 When Will Things Change? BIG3
10 (13) RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN f. NAJEE Someone's Missing Your Love ORPHEUS


11 (-) ISLEY meets BACHARACH The Look of Love DREAMWORKS
12 (3) SY SMITH Waiting... Contemplating SOUL BROTHER
13 (-) SEEK Talk about It DOME
14 (-) TOWER OF POWER Nothing Like It EXPANSION
15 (5) CASSANDRA REED I'm Missin' PEAK
16 (-) KLOUD9 Everything about This Love 3D ENTERTAINMENT
17 (1) BARRINGTON SCOTT HENDERSON Makin' Love UGO BO
18 (4) ANTHONY HAMILTON f. LATOIYA WILLIAMS My First Love ARISTA
19 (-) ALICIA KEYS If I Ain't Got You J RECORDS
20 (2) LARRY GOLD f. KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL All That You Are BBE RECORDS

NOVEMBER 2003

1 (17) BARRINGTON SCOTT HENDERSON Makin' Love UGO BO
2 (2) LARRY GOLD f. KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL All That You Are BBE RECORDS
3 (15) SY SMITH Waiting... Contemplating SOUL BROTHER
4 (13) ANTHONY HAMILTON f. LATOIYA WILLIAMS My First Love ARISTA
5 (-) CASSANDRA REED I'm Missin' PEAK
6 (6) ARETHA FRANKLIN Good News ARISTA
7 (12) JUEWETT BOSTICK Elsi n' Me CAFE DE SOUL
8 (-) IMPROMP2 When Will Things Change? BIG3
9 (20) ERYKAH BADU Bump It MOTOWN
10 (-) ELOISE LAWS Leave the Light On SCEPTERSTEIN


11 (8) MILES JAYE Forget about the Other Night BLACK TREE
12 (-) JAVIER Crazy CAPITOL
13 (-) RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN f. NAJEE Someone's Missing Your Love ORPHEUS
14 (3) ANN NESBY With Open Arms IT'S TIME CHILD REOCRDS
15 (7) EARTH, WIND & FIRE Never KALIMBA
16 (-) INCOGNITO Did We Really Ever Try NARADA JAZZ
17 (-) MARILYN SCOTT & FRANK McCOMB You Don't Know What Love Is EXPANSION
18 (-) WILL DOWNING Riding on a Cloud GRP/VERVE
19 (1) JON LUCIEN Sunny Day SUGAR APPLE MUSIC GROUP
20 (4) VENUS MALONE Cliché GROOVE ATTACK

OCTOBER 2003

1 (14) JON LUCIEN Sunny Day SUGAR APPLE MUSIC GROUP
2 (11) LARRY GOLD f. KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL All That You Are BBE RECORDS
3 (16) ANN NESBY With Open Arms IT'S TIME CHILD REOCRDS
4 (18) VENUS MALONE Cliché GROOVE ATTACK
5 (2) MARLON SAUNDERS Enter My Mind BLACK HONEY
6 (-) ARETHA FRANKLIN Good News ARISTA
7 (20) EARTH, WIND & FIRE Never KALIMBA
8 (-) MILES JAYE Forget about the Other Night BLACK TREE
9 (-) LATANYA LOCKETT What the Hell fo LATANAYALOCKETT.COM
10 (3) BARRINGTON SCOTT HENDERSON Precious Girl UGO BO


11 (1) IMPROMP2 Bring It Back BIG3
12 (-) JUEWETT BOSTICK Elsi n' Me CAFE DE SOUL
13 (-) ANTHONY HAMILTON f. LATOIYA WILLIAMS My First Love ARISTA
14 (6) LIZZ WRIGHT Blue Rose VERVE
15 (-) SY SMITH Waiting... Contemplating SOUL BROTHER
16 (9) LSG (GERALD LEVERT-KEITH SWEAT-JOHNNY GILL) Fa-Free ELEKTRA
17 (-) BARRINGTON SCOTT HENDERSON Makin' Love UGO BO
18 (10) BIG JIM Commitment AMR RECORDS
19 (5) ROY HARGROVE & RH FACTORY f. SHELBY JOHNSON How I Know VERVE
20 (-) ERYKAH BADU Bump It MOTOWN


SEPTEMBER 2003

1 (12) IMPROMP2 Bring It Back BIG3
2 (14) MARLON SAUNDERS Enter My Mind BLACK HONEY
3 (18) BARRINGTON SCOTT HENDERSON Precious Girl UGO BO
4 (2) TOWER OF POWER Could've Done It Better OR MUSIC
5 (9) ROY HARGROVE & RH FACTORY f. SHELBY JOHNSON How I Know VERVE
6 (13) LIZZ WRIGHT Blue Rose VERVE
7 (14) DEBORAH BOND See You in My Dreams DEBORAH BOND
8 (3) KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Here We Go ARISTA
9 (19) LSG (GERALD LEVERT-KEITH SWEAT-JOHNNY GILL) Fa-Free ELEKTRA
10 (17) BIG JIM Commitment AMR RECORDS


11 (-) LARRY GOLD f. KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL All That You Are BBE RECORDS
12 (-) LATANYA LOCKETT What the Hell fo LATANAYALOCKETT.COM
13 (8) KIRK WHALUM f. ISAAC HAYES & WENDY MOTEN I Loved You in Memphis WB
14 (-) JON LUCIEN Sunny Day SUGAR APPLE MUSIC GROUP
15 (-) JAZZMASTERS f. HELEN ROGERS Feelin Blue HARDCASTLE
16 (-) ANN NESBY With Open Arms IT'S TIME CHILD
17 (7) DAVE McMURRAY f. ESTHER RIDGEWAY Good Day HIP BOP
18 (-) VENUS MALONE Cliché GROOVE ATTACK
19 (1) BOSTICK feat. ALI WOODSON You Need Love CAFE DE SOUL
20 (-) EARTH, WIND & FIRE Never KALIMBA


AUGUST 2003

1 (-) BOSTICK feat. ALI WOODSON You Need Love CAFE DE SOUL
2 (15) TOWER OF POWER Could've Done It Better OR MUSIC
3 (20) KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Here We Go ARISTA
4 (14) LES NUBIANS J'veux d'la musique VIRGIN FRANCE
5 (16) LEON WARE Finger Party KITCHEN RECORDS
6 (10) LUTHER VANDROSS If I Didn't Know Better J RECORDS
7 (18) DAVE McMURRAY f. ESTHER RIDGEWAY Good Day HIP BOP
8 (-) KIRK WHALUM f. ISAAC HAYES & WENDY MOTEN I Loved You in Memphis WB
9 (-) ROY HARGROVE & RH FACTORY f. SHELBY JOHNSON How I Know VERVE
10 (1) EARTH, WIND & FIRE Where Do We Go from Here? KALIMBA


11 (6) PHILLIP HUNTER I Can Love You Better CAFE DE SOUL
12 (-) IMPROMP2 Bring It Back BIG3
13 (-) LIZZ WRIGHT Blue Rose VERVE
14 (-) MARLON SAUNDERS Enter My Mind BLACK HONEY
15 (12) JEFFREY OSBORNE Say You've Had Enough JAY OZ RECORDS
14 (-) DEBORAH BOND See You in My Dreams DEBORAH BOND
16 (7) MAYSA Head to the Sky N-CODED MUSIC
17 (-) BIG JIM Commitment AMR RECORDS
18 (-) BARRINGTON SCOTT HENDERSON Precious Girl UGO BO
19 (-) LSG (GERALD LEVERT-KEITH SWEAT-JOHNNY GILL) Fa-Free ELEKTRA
20 (3) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Far Away HIDDEN BEACH



JULY 2003

1 (7) EARTH, WIND & FIRE Where Do We Go from Here? KALIMBA
2 (4) LEDISI Soulsinger Live @ Yoshi's LESUN/TOMMYBOY
3 (3) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Far Away HIDDEN BEACH
4 (2) ALLEN & ALLEN f. LISA McCLENDON If ALLEN & ALLEN MUSIC GROUP
5 (5) LIZZ WRIGHT Salt VERVE
6 (11) PHILLIP HUNTER I Can Love You Better CAFE DE SOUL
7 (17) MAYSA Head to the Sky N-CODED MUSIC
8 (12) FLOETRY Sunshine DREAMWORKS
9 (19) LUTHER VANDROSS If I Didn't Know Better J RECORDS
10 (8) ROY HARGROVE & RH FACTORY f. ERYKAH BADU Poetry VERVE


11 (20) JEFFREY OSBORNE Say You've Had Enough JAY OZ RECORDS
12 (1) TASHAN After Hours CAFE DE SOUL
13 (-) LES NUBIANS J'veux d'la musique VIRGIN FRANCE
14 (-) TOWER OF POWER Could've Done It Better OR MUSIC
15 (-) LEON WARE Finger Party KITCHEN RECORDS
16 (3) INCOGNITO Can't Get You out of My Head DOME
17 (-) DAVE McMURRAY f. ESTHER RIDGEWAY Good Day HIP BOP
18 (6) THE ISLEY BROTHERS Prize Possession TNECK
19 (-) KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Here We Go ARISTA
20 (16) JOHNSON & BRANSON Mystical Persuasion SOUL JAPAN



JUNE 2003

1 (-) TASHAN After Hours CAFE DE SOUL
2 (14) ALLEN & ALLEN f. LISA McCLENDON If ALLEN & ALLEN MUSIC GROUP
3 (6) INCOGNITO Can't Get You out of My Head DOME
4 (16) LEDISI Soulsinger Live @ Yoshi's LESUN/TOMMYBOY
5 (-) LIZZ WRIGHT Salt VERVE
6 (-) THE ISLEY BROTHERS Prize Possession TNECK
7 (-) EARTH, WIND & FIRE Where Do We Go from Here? KALIMBA
8 (-) ROY HARGROVE & RH FACTORY f. ERYKAH BADU Poetry VERVE
9 (-) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Far Away HIDDEN BEACH
10 (10) KEM Miss You MOTOWN


11 (-) PHILLIP HUNTER I Can Love You Better CAFE DE SOUL
12 (-) FLOETRY Sunshine DREAMWORKS
13 ( 1) MILES JAYE Should Have Been Strong BLACK TREE
14 (12) LIZZ FIELDS When I See Love BYDAYBYNIGHT
15 (-) MAYSA Head to the Sky N-CODED MUSIC
16 (3) JOHNSON & BRANSON Mystical Persuasion SOUL JAPAN
17 (-) LUTHER VANDROSS If I Didn't Know Better J RECORDS
18 (4) NOEL ELMOWY f. DOUG WILLIAMS Only for You EXPANSION
19 (5) KOOP Tonight SUPERSTUDIO
20 (-) JEFFREY OSBORNE Say You've Had Enough JAY OZ REOCRDS



MAY 2003

1 (-) MILES JAYE Should Have Been Strong BLACK TREE
2 (4) STANLEY TURRENTINE/JEAN CARNE Night Breeze EXPANSION
3 (20) JOHNSON & BRANSON Mystical Persuasion SOUL JAPAN
4 (9) NOEL ELMOWY f. DOUG WILLIAMS Only for You EXPANSION
5 (-) KOOP Tonight SUPERSTUDIO
6 (-) INCOGNITO Can't Get You out of My Head DOME
7 (-) PIECES OF A DREAM Nice & Easy HEADS UP
8 (-) THE ISLEY BROTHERS Prize Possession TNECK
9 (8) MIDNIGHT STAR 15th Avenue REEL STAR
10 (-) KEM Miss You MOTOWN


11 (19) VIVIAN GREEN No Sittin by the Phone COLUMBIA
12 (-) LIZZ FIELDS When I See Love BYDAYBYNIGHT
13 (12) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Party's Over HIDDEN BEACH
14 (-) ALLEN & ALLEN f. LISA MccLENDON If ALLEN & ALLEN MUSIC GROUP
15 (1) DARWIN HOBBS The Thank You Song EMI GOSPEL
16 (-) LEDISI Soulsinger Live @ Yoshi's LESUN/TOMMYBOY
17 (-) TASHAN After Hours CAFE DE SOUL
18 (3) GLENN JONES Every Time PEAK
19 (13) BERNARD JACKSON They Don't Know KRISTALYN
20 (2) RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN Girl I Want to Be the One ORPHEUS


APRIL 2003

1 (14) DARWIN HOBBS The Thank You Song EMI GOSPEL
2 (2) RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN Girl I Want to Be the One ORPHEUS
3 (18) GLENN JONES Every Time PEAK
4( -) STANLEY TURRENTINE/JEAN CARNE Night Breeze EXPANSION
5 (17) CONYA DOSS Smile Again NU MECCA
6 (9) BWB feat. DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER Let's Do It Again WARNER
7 (3) BLAZE One World KICKIN'
8 (20) MIDNIGHT STAR 15th Avenue REEL STAR
9 (-) NOEL ELMOWY f. DOUG WILLIAMS Only for You EXPANSION
10 (8) C-NARIO Body Fusion CAFE DE SOUL


11 (4)KOOP Waltz for Koop SUPERSTUDIO
12 (-) KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Party's Over HIDDEN BEACH
13 (-) BERNARD JACKSON They Don't Know KRISTALYN
14 (-) PIECES OF A DREAM Tonight's the Night HEADS UP
15 (1) KELLI SAE Maybe? OGW ENTERTAINMENT
16 (6) HELEN BAYLOR Finally EMI GOSPEL
17 (-) PEVEN EVERETT Everyday Girl ABB SOUL
18 (5) EUGE GROOVE Love Me WARNER
19 (13) VIVIAN GREEN No Sittin by the Phone COLUMBIA
20 (-) JOHNSON & BRANSON Mystical Persuasion SOUL JAPAN



MARCH 2003

1 (8) KELLI SAE Maybe? OGW ENTERTAINMENT
2 (-) RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN Girl I Want to Be the One ORPHEUS
3 (18) BLAZE One World KICKIN'
4 (17) KOOP Waltz for Koop SUPERSTUDIO
5 (15) EUGE GROOVE Love Me WARNER
6 (-) HELEN BAYLOR Finally EMI GOSPEL
7 (7) G.C CAMERON My House DEGAJACC
8 (-) C-NARIO Body Fusion CAFE DE SOUL
9 (-) BWB feat. DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER Let's Do It Again WARNER
10 (2) SAKAI Morning Kisses CAFE DE SOUL


11 (-) PIECES OF A DREAM Tonight's the Night HEADS UP
12 (12) RAY CHEW & THE CREW Feelin It CHARU
13 (19) VIVIAN GREEN Emotional Rollercoaster SONY MUSIC
14 (-) DARWIN HOBBS The Thank You Song EMI GOSPEL
15 (10) NNENNA FREELON Superstition CONCORD JAZZ
16 (5) KEITH ROBERTSON Mi Corazon CAFE DE SOUL
17 (-) CONYA DOSS Smile Again NU MECCA
18 (-) GLENN JONES Every Time PEAK
19 (4) TEMIKA MOORE Summertime MOORE II COME
20 (-) MIDNIGHT STAR 15th Avenue REEL STAR


FEBRUARY 2003

1 (2) KEVIN CHANDLER BAND Gilding the Lilly NVISION RECORDS
2 (7) SAKAI Morning Kisses CAFE DE SOUL
3 (3) FLOETRY Getting Late DREAM WORKS
4 (17) TEMIKA MOORE Summertime MOORE II COME
5 (11) KEITH ROBERTSON Mi Corazon CAFE DE SOUL
6 (6) BRENDA HILLMAN Finding Mr. Valentine EXPANSION
7 (19) G.C CAMERON My House DEGAJACC
8 (-) KELLI SAE Maybe? OGW ENTERTAINMENT
9 (15) TERRY STEELE By Saturday JTS
10 (14) NNENNA FREELON Superstition CONCORD JAZZ


11 (5) GREG WALKER So Much Better GREGWALKER.COM
12 (18) RAY CHEW & THE CREW Feelin It CHARU
13 (10) WADE O'BROWN When Tomorrow Comes GROOVE UNITED
14 (8) GATO BARBIERI F. CASSANDRA REED If I Was Your Woman PEAK
15 (-) EUGE GROOVE Love Me WARNER
16 (1) PIECES OF A DREAM feat. TRACY HAMLIN My Funny Valentine HEADS UP
17 (-) KOOP Waltz for Koop SUPERSTUDIO
18 (-) BLAZE One World KICKIN'
19 (-) VIVIAN GREEN Emotional Rollercoaster SONY MUSIC
20 (4) FERTILE GROUND f. MAYSA More to Life COUNTERPOINT


JANUARY 2003

1 (13) PIECES OF A DREAM My Funny Valentine HEADS UP
2 (1) KEVIN CHANDLER BAND Gilding the Lilly NVISION RECORDS
3 (4) FLOETRY Getting Late DREAM WORKS
4 (7) FERTILE GROUND f. MAYSA More to Life COUNTERPOINT
5 (8) GREG WALKER So Much Better GREGWALKER.COM
6 (12) BRENDA HILLMAN Finding Mr. Valentine EXPANSION
7 (17) SAKAI Morning Kisses CAFE DE SOUL
8 (16) GATO BARBIERI F. CASSANDRA REED If I Was Your Woman PEAK
9 (3) PEGGI BLU Uh Oh EXPANSION
10 (-) WADE O'BROWN When Tomorrow Comes GROOVE UNITED


11 (-) KEITH ROBERTSON Mi Corazon CAFE DE SOUL
12 (14) TONIA WOODS Seven Days Seven Nights RENATA MUSIC
13 (-) MIGUEL MIGS f. LEDISI Breakin It Down NAKED MUSIC NYC
14 (-) NNENNA FREELON Superstition CONCORD JAZZ
15 (-) TERRY STEELE By Saturday JTS
16 (5) N'DAMBI Bitter Bitter Blue CHEEKY-I
17 (-) TEMIKA MOORE Summertime MOORE II COME
18 (-) RAY CHEW & THE CREW Feelin It CHARU
19 (-) G.C CAMERON My House DEGAJACC
20 (9) INDIA.ARIE Little Things MOTOWN


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