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This week's most-played adult R&B songs, ranked by radio airplay detections on adult R&B-formatted stations, as measured by Nielsen Music.

ADULT R&B SONGS

The week of
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Another Sad Love Song
Songwriter(s)
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s)
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista | LaFace

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Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Another Sad Love Song
Last
Peak
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
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PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
2
Babyface For The Cool In You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
For The Cool In You
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
3
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Dreamlover
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, D.Hall
Producer(s):
M.Carey, D.Hall, W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Laid Back Girl Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Laid Back Girl
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Beverly
Producer(s):
F.Beverly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
5
SWV Right Here/Human Nature Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Right Here/Human Nature
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Morgan, J.Bettis, S.Porcaro, G.Parker, K.Ortiz, G.Gomez
Producer(s):
B.A.Morgan, G.Parker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
6
Jodeci Lately Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lately
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
D.Swing
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
7
Brian McKnight One Last Cry Billboard Adult R&B Songs
One Last Cry
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.McKnight, B.Barnes, M.Barnes
Producer(s):
B.McKnight, B.Barnes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
8
II D Extreme Cry No More Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Cry No More
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.White, K.Jackson, D.Wiley
Producer(s):
R.White, K.Jackson, D.Wiley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
9
Teddy Pendergrass Voodoo Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Voodoo
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
10
Earth, Wind & Fire Sunday Morning Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sunday Morning
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.White, S.Reynolds, A.Willis
Producer(s):
M.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
11
The O'Jays Somebody Else Will Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Somebody Else Will
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
12
Janet Jackson If Billboard Adult R&B Songs
If
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
13
Shanice It's For You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
It's For You
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Shanice, M.Saulsberry, E.Kirkland
Producer(s):
M.A.Saulsberry, E.Kirkland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
14
Bell Biv DeVoe Something In Your Eyes Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Something In Your Eyes
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
15
Levert abc-123 Billboard Adult R&B Songs
abc-123
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Levert, E.T.Nicholas, T.Scott
Producer(s):
G.Levert, E.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
Luther Vandross Heaven Knows Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Heaven Knows
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, R.Vertelney
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
17
Joe I'm In Luv Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I'm In Luv
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Dibbs, B.Allen, T.Denslow
Producer(s):
J.Dibbs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
18
U.N.V. Something's Goin' On Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Something's Goin' On
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Powe, D.Peete, J.Clay
Producer(s):
J.Penn II
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
19
En Vogue Featuring FMOB Runaway Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Runaway Love
En Vogue Featuring FMOB
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
20
Shai Baby I'm Yours Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Baby I'm Yours
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Martin, M.Gay
Producer(s):
C.Martin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Gasoline Alley
21
Tony Toni Tone Anniversary Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Anniversary
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Wiggins, C.Wheeler
Producer(s):
Tony Toni Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
22
P.O.V. (Duet With Jade) All Thru The Night Billboard Adult R&B Songs
All Thru The Night
P.O.V. (Duet With Jade)
26  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Bell, L.DeVlugt, T.Shider
Producer(s):
H.bell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
23
SWV Downtown Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Downtown
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Hey Mr. D.J.
28  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Gist, Brown, Criss, Zhane, Bahr, Ware, Grey
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Flavor Unit
25
Janet Jackson That's The Way Love Goes Billboard Adult R&B Songs
That's The Way Love Goes
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
26
Regina Belle If I Could Billboard Adult R&B Songs
If I Could
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Miller, K.Hirsch, M.Sharron
Producer(s):
N.Martinelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
27
Prince Pink Cashmere Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Pink Cashmere
38  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
28
Jade One Woman Billboard Adult R&B Songs
One Woman
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.Benford, R.Spearman
Producer(s):
V.G.Benford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
29
Vesta Always Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Always
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Colbert
Producer(s):
M.J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
30
Alexander O'Neal Aphrodisia Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Aphrodisia
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Tolbert, L.Alexander
Producer(s):
L.Alexander, Prof. T.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Tabu
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