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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
20
WEEKS ON CHART
I Wish I Wasn't
Songwriter(s)
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, J.Q.Wright
Producer(s)
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label
RMG | RCA
Gains in performance

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1
Heather Headley I Wish I Wasn't Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Wish I Wasn't
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, J.Q.Wright
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
2
Jaheim Put That Woman First Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Put That Woman First
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.Gist, D.Bingham, B.M.Muhammad, C.Lighty, M.Brown, J.Hoagland, W.Bell, B.T.Jones
Producer(s):
KayGee, D.Bingham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
3
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Dance With My Father
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Vandross, R.Marx
Producer(s):
L.Vandross
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
4
Floetry Say Yes Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Say Yes
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Ambrosius, N.Stewart, A.Harris
Producer(s):
A.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Soljaz/DreamWorks
5
Kem Love Calls Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Calls
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Owens
Producer(s):
Kem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Kemistry/Motown
6
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley What Would You Do? Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What Would You Do?
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
DreamWorks
7
Brian McKnight Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.McKnight, H.J.Mason, Jr., D.E.Thomas, E.Dawkins, T.Dixon
Producer(s):
The Underdogs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
8
Tamia Officially Missing You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Officially Missing You
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
7 Auerlius
Producer(s):
7 Aurelius
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Elektra
9
R. Kelly I'll Never Leave Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I'll Never Leave
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
10
Kindred The Family Soul Far Away Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Far Away
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Dantzler, A.Graydon, E.Perry
Producer(s):
E.Perry, Kindred The Family Soul, D.Ivory
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Hidden Beach/Epic
11
Syleena Johnson Guess What Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Guess What
12  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
12
Tyrese How You Gonna Act Like That Billboard Adult R&B Songs
How You Gonna Act Like That
11  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Gibson, H.J.Mason, Jr., D.E.Thomas, E.Dawkins
Producer(s):
The Underdogs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
13
Jeffrey Osborne Rest Of Our Lives Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Rest Of Our Lives
16  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Osborne, M.Freeman
Producer(s):
J.Osborne, S.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Jay Oz
14
Vivian Green Emotional Rollercoaster Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Emotional Rollercoaster
14  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
V.S.Green, E.Roberson, Osunlade
Producer(s):
J.Bervine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Columbia
15
Earth, Wind & Fire All In The Way Billboard Adult R&B Songs
All In The Way
13  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.White, W.Vaughn, W.Vaughn, W.Vaughn
Producer(s):
M.White, W.Vaughn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kalimba
16
Aretha Franklin The Only Thing Missin' Billboard Adult R&B Songs
The Only Thing Missin'
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Taylor, G.Chambers, M.Davis, R.Williams
Producer(s):
T.Taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
17
Whitney Houston Try It On My Own Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Try It On My Own
15  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Edmonds, N.Walton, Babyface, C.Sager, A.Simmons
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
18
Javier Crazy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Crazy
Javier
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Rogers, C.Sturken, J.Colon
Producer(s):
E.Rogers, C.Sturken, A.Slater
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
19
Vivian Green Fanatic Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Fanatic
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.S.Green, F.D.Kenney, Jr.
Producer(s):
F.D.Kenney, Jr., V.S.Green
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SUM | Columbia
20
Ruben Studdard Superstar Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Superstar
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Bramlett, L.Russell
Producer(s):
J.McMillan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
21
Syleena Johnson Faithful To You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Faithful To You
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Johnson, D.Bastiany
Producer(s):
Bastiany
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
22
R. Kelly Step In The Name Of Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Step In The Name Of Love
25  Last
22  Peak
18  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
23
Monica So Gone Billboard Adult R&B Songs
So Gone
26  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Elliott, K.Cunningham, J.Rye, Z.Ahmonuel
Producer(s):
M.Elliott, Spike & Jamahl
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
24
George Duke Guess You're Not The One Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Guess You're Not The One
24  Last
20  Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BPM
25
Kelly Price He Proposed Billboard Adult R&B Songs
He Proposed
27  Last
15  Peak
17  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Arrington
Producer(s):
D.Cintron, B.Arrington, C.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
26
Smokie Norful I Need You Now Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Need You Now
28  Last
24  Peak
13  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Norful
Producer(s):
D.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
27
Tyrese Signs Of Love Makin' Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Signs Of Love Makin'
29  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Gibson, H.J.Mason, Jr., D.E.Thomas
Producer(s):
The Underdogs, T.Gibson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
28
Blu Cantrell Sleep In The Middle Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sleep In The Middle
30  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RedZone
29
Ashanti Rock Wit U (Awww Baby) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)
34  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Douglas, A.Parker, I.D.Lorenzo
Producer(s):
C.Santana, Irv Gotti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
30
Donnie Cloud 9 Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Cloud 9
33  Last
30  Peak
13  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Giant Step/Motown
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