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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
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
21
WEEKS ON CHART
Anytime
Imprint/Promotion Label
Motown

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1
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Anytime
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
2
Aretha Franklin A Rose Is Still A Rose Billboard Adult R&B Songs
A Rose Is Still A Rose
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.N,Hill, J.W.Bush, K.Withrow, J.Houser, A.Aly, E.Brickell
Producer(s):
L.Hill
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
3
Mary J. Blige Seven Days Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Seven Days
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
4
K-Ci & JoJo All My Life Billboard Adult R&B Songs
All My Life
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.L.Hailey, R.Bennett, R.C.Hailey
Producer(s):
J.Hailey, R.Bennett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
5
Janet Featuring BLACKstreet I Get Lonely Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Get Lonely
Janet Featuring BLACKstreet
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, R.Elizondo, Jr.
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson, Teddy Riley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
6
Randy Crawford Bye Bye Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Bye Bye
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Bluemoon
7
Ol Skool [Featuring Keith Sweat & Xscape] Am I Dreaming Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Am I Dreaming
Ol Skool [Featuring Keith Sweat & Xscape]
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Dees
Producer(s):
K.Sweat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Keia
8
Keith Washington Bring It On Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Bring It On
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.Jerkins III, K.K.Washington, M.Nelson
Producer(s):
F.Jerkins III, K.Washington
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
9
Boyz II Men A Song For Mama Billboard Adult R&B Songs
A Song For Mama
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
10
Uncle Sam I Don't Ever Want To See You Again Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Don't Ever Want To See You Again
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.Morris
Producer(s):
N.Morris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Stonecreek
11
Patti LaBelle Someone Like You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Someone Like You
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
The Sounds Of Blackness Hold On (Change Is Comin') Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Hold On (Change Is Comin')
12  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
13
Luther Vandross I Won't Let You Do That To Me Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Won't Let You Do That To Me
14  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LV
14
Jody Watley Off The Hook Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Off The Hook
13  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Pendleton, C.Lucas, D.Floyd
Producer(s):
M.Pendleton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
15
SWV Rain Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Rain
16  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Morgan, J.Pastorius
Producer(s):
B.A.Morgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
16
Phil Perry One Heart One Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
One Heart One Love
17  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Windham Hill | Peak/Private Music
17
Dru Hill We're Not Making Love No More Billboard Adult R&B Songs
We're Not Making Love No More
15  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
18
Jonathan Butler Lost To Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lost To Love
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Butler, L.Laurie, B.Laurie
Producer(s):
P.Klingberg, A.Hewitt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
N2K Encoded | N-Coded
19
CeCe Winans Well, Alright Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Well, Alright
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Smith, K.E.Crouch, C.Winans
Producer(s):
K.Crouch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pioneer
20
LSG My Body Billboard Adult R&B Songs
My Body
19  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Allamby, L.Browder, A.Roberson
Producer(s):
D.Allamby
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
21
Usher Nice & Slow Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Nice & Slow
22  Last
20  Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, M.L.Seal, Jr., U.Raymond IV, B.D.Casey
Producer(s):
J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
22
Boney James It's All Good Billboard Adult R&B Songs
It's All Good
28  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
23
Dru Hill 5 Steps Billboard Adult R&B Songs
5 Steps
20  Last
11  Peak
19  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
24
Ali Love Letters Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Letters
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Lord, V.J.Smith, A.Tennant, W.A.Hector
Producer(s):
The Family Stand
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
25
BeBe Winans In Harm's Way Billboard Adult R&B Songs
In Harm's Way
26  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Winans, R.Lawrence, M.Bell-Byars
Producer(s):
R.Lawrence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
26
Patrice Rushen Sweetest Taboo Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sweetest Taboo
29  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Discovery
27
Jon B They Don't Know Billboard Adult R&B Songs
They Don't Know
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Buk, T.Kelley, B.H.Robinson, T.A.Shakur, Johnny J
Producer(s):
Tim & Bob, T.Shakur
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
28
Erykah Badu Tyrone Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Tyrone
24  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
29
Eddie M. Tell Me [If You Still Care About Me] Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Tell Me [If You Still Care About Me]
32  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JVC | JMI
30
Joe All That I Am Billboard Adult R&B Songs
All That I Am
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
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