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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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LAST WEEK
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Love Of My Life
Songwriter(s)
B.McKnight
Producer(s)
B.McKnight
Imprint/Promotion Label
Motown
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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Brian McKnight Love Of My Life Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Of My Life
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

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Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.McKnight
Producer(s):
B.McKnight
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
2
Maxwell Lifetime Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lifetime
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Columbia
3
Ginuwine Differences Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Differences
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Lumpkin, T.Oliver
Producer(s):
T.Oliver
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
4
Babyface What If Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What If
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
5
Michael Jackson You Rock My World Billboard Adult R&B Songs
You Rock My World
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson, R.Jerkins, F.Jerkins III, L.A.Daniels, N.S.Payne
Producer(s):
M.Jackson, R.Jerkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
6
Gerald Levert Made To Love Ya Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Made To Love Ya
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.Lilly, E.Berkeley
Producer(s):
W.Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
7
Luther Vandross Take You Out Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Take You Out
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.S.Campbell II, H.S.Lilly, Jr., J.Smith
Producer(s):
W.Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
8
Jill Scott The Way Billboard Adult R&B Songs
The Way
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Scott, A.Harris
Producer(s):
A.Harris, V.Davis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Hidden Beach
9
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley Contagious Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Contagious
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DreamWorks
10
Alicia Keys Fallin' Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Fallin'
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys
Producer(s):
Alicia Keys
Imprint/Promotion Label:
J
11
The O'Jays Let's Ride Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Let's Ride
13  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Huff
Producer(s):
S.S.Huff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
Jaheim Just In Case Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Just In Case
11  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Gist, E.Berkeley, RL
Producer(s):
KayGee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
13
Luther Vandross Can Heaven Wait Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Can Heaven Wait
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Shack, K.Karlin, J.P.Thompson, Q.Patrick, J.Thomas, D.Mercado
Producer(s):
Soulshock, Karlin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
J
14
Jesse Powell Something In The Past Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Something In The Past
12  Last
11  Peak
21  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Perkins, C.Gregory, A.Hudson
Producer(s):
J.Powell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
15
Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye Music Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Music
Erick Sermon Featuring Marvin Gaye
14  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Sermon, M.Gaye
Producer(s):
E.Sermon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope/J | NY.LA/Def Squad
16
Kenny Lattimore Weekend Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Weekend
17  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Taylor, C.Farrar, K.Lattimore, L.Kafi, T.Huston, E.Laues, C.Stein, D.Harry
Producer(s):
The Characters
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
17
India.Arie Brown Skin Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Brown Skin
16  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
I.Simpson, S.Saunders, M.Batson
Producer(s):
M.Batson, I.A.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
18
Angie Stone Brotha Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Brotha
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Stone, R.Saadiq, H.S.Lilly, Jr., G.Standridge, R.C.Ozuna
Producer(s):
R.Saadiq, Jake & The Phatman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
19
Musiq Soulchild Featuring Ayana Girl Next Door Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Girl Next Door
Musiq Soulchild Featuring Ayana
20  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Johnson, A.Harris, C.Haggins, J.Scott, E.Green
Producer(s):
A.Harris, C.Haggins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
20
Mary J. Blige Family Affair Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Family Affair
22  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Blige, P.A.Pierre-Louis, L.N.Lodge, B.Miller, A.Young, C.Kambon, M.Elizondo, Jr., M.Bradford
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
Mariah Carey Never Too Far/Hero Medley Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Never Too Far/Hero Medley
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, W.Afanasieff
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
22
CeCe Winans More Than What I Wanted Billboard Adult R&B Songs
More Than What I Wanted
19  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Gurvitz, J.O'Neal, T.L.Sims
Producer(s):
B.Bannister, T. Sims
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Wellspring Gospel/Sparrow
23
Silk Ebony Eyes Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Ebony Eyes
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
24
Aaliyah Rock The Boat Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Rock The Boat
26  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Garrett, R.Stewart, E.Seats
Producer(s):
R.Stewart, E.Seats
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blackground
25
Regina Belle Oooh Boy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Oooh Boy
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Belle, B.J.Eastmond
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Peak
26
Athena Cage Until You Come Back To Me Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Until You Come Back To Me
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Priority
27
Blu Cantrell I'll Find A Way Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I'll Find A Way
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RedZone
28
Alicia Keys A Woman's Worth Billboard Adult R&B Songs
A Woman's Worth
37  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys, E.Rose
Producer(s):
Alicia Keys
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
29
Syleena Johnson Hit On Me Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Hit On Me
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
30
Tyrese What Am I Gonna Do Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What Am I Gonna Do
27  Last
20  Peak
10  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Tyrese, J.Carter, T.Job
Producer(s):
Jake, Trev
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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