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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
19
WEEKS ON CHART
I Can Make It Better
Songwriter(s)
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s)
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epic | LV

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1
Luther Vandross I Can Make It Better Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Can Make It Better
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Producer(s):
L.Vandross, M.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
2
Babyface Every Time I Close My Eyes Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Every Time I Close My Eyes
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
3
The Isley Brothers Tears Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Tears
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
A.Winbush, R.Isley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | T-Neck
4
Whitney Houston I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife") Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Believe In You And Me (From "The Preacher's Wife")
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Wolfert, S.Linzer, J.Lange, H.Heath, S.Burke
Producer(s):
M.Warren, D.Foster, W.Houston, R.Minor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
5
Dru Hill In My Bed Billboard Adult R&B Songs
In My Bed
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Brown, R.B.Stacy, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
6
Erykah Badu On & On Billboard Adult R&B Songs
On & On
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.A.Wright, J.Jamal
Producer(s):
B.Power, J.Jamal
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
7
Monica For You I Will (From "Space Jam") Billboard Adult R&B Songs
For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
Last
Peak
Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Rowdy/Warner Sunset
8
Mint Condition What Kind Of Man Would I Be Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What Kind Of Man Would I Be
10  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.G.Waddell
Producer(s):
Mint Condition
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
9
R. Kelly I Believe I Can Fly Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Believe I Can Fly
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Warner Sunset/Atlantic
10
Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Un-Break My Heart
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
11
Prince Somebody's Somebody Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Somebody's Somebody
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | NPG
12
En Vogue Don't Let Go (Love) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Don't Let Go (Love)
11  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Organized Noize, A.Martin, I.Matias, M.Etheridge
Producer(s):
Organized Noize
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
13
After 7 Sara Smile Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sara Smile
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
14
Maxwell Sumthin' Sumthin' Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sumthin' Sumthin'
12  Last
10  Peak
18  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Musze, Ware
Producer(s):
Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
15
Kenny Lattimore For You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
For You
17  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Lerum
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
16
Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage Nobody Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Nobody
Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
15  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Sweat, F.Scott
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
17
Luther Vandross Your Secret Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Your Secret Love
19  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, R.Vertelney
Producer(s):
L.Vandross
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
18
BLACKstreet Don't Leave Me Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Don't Leave Me
24  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
35
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
19
Ann Nesby This Weekend Billboard Adult R&B Songs
This Weekend
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
25
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
20
Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knight & Chaka Khan Missing You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Missing You
Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knight & Chaka Khan
16  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Eastmond, G.Chambers
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
21
Toni Braxton I Don't Want To Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Don't Want To
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

22
BLACKstreet Never Gonna Let You Go Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Never Gonna Let You Go
21  Last
11  Peak
14  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
23
Curtis Mayfield No One Knows About A Good Thing (You Don't Have To Cry) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
No One Knows About A Good Thing (You Don't Have To Cry)
29  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
33
PREVIOUS WEEK
29
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Simmons, C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
24
Sweetback Featuring Amel Larrieux You Will Rise Billboard Adult R&B Songs
You Will Rise
Sweetback Featuring Amel Larrieux
20  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.P.Hale, A.Larrieux, S.C.Matthewman, P.S.Denman
Producer(s):
Sweetback
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
25
Aaliyah One In A Million Billboard Adult R&B Songs
One In A Million
26  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Blackground
26
Rahsaan Patterson Stop By Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Stop By
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
30
PREVIOUS WEEK
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
27
Prince Betcha By Golly Wow! Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Betcha By Golly Wow!
25  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | NPG
28
New Edition I'm Still In Love With You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I'm Still In Love With You
22  Last
15  Peak
24  Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, S.Combs, C.E.Thompson, Heavy D, Q.Parker, D.Jones, M.Scandrick
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, Diddy, C.Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
29
Toni Braxton I Love Me Some Him/I Don't Want To Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Love Me Some Him/I Don't Want To
28  Last
24  Peak
19  Weeks
27
PREVIOUS WEEK
28
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly, A.Martin, G.Stewart, Soulshock, K.Karlin
Producer(s):
R.Kelly, Soulshock, Karlin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
30
702 Get It Together Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Get It Together
31  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
34
PREVIOUS WEEK
31
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Jones
Producer(s):
D.Jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Biv 10
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