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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
30
WEEKS ON CHART
Angel
Imprint/Promotion Label
eOne | Hathaway

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Lalah Hathaway Angel Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Angel
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Hathaway
2
Keith Sweat Good Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Good Love
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
3
Johnny Gill Featuring New Edition This One's For Me And You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
This One's For Me And You
Johnny Gill Featuring New Edition
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | J Skillz
4
Anthony Hamilton Amen Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Amen
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Hamilton, S.Remi Gibbs, J.Poyser
Producer(s):
S.Remi, J.Poyser
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
5
Guordan Banks Keep You In Mind Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Keep You In Mind
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Banks
Producer(s):
K.Roosevelt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bank On It
6
Fantasia No Time For It Billboard Adult R&B Songs
No Time For It
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
7
Adele Hello Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Hello
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.L.B.Adkins, G.Kurstin
Producer(s):
G.Kurstin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | XL
8
After 7 I Want You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Want You
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Rose Works
9
Andra Day Rise Up Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Rise Up
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Day, J.Decilveo
Producer(s):
A.Gurvitz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
10
Tyrese Shame Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Shame
10  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Gibson, W.S.Campbell II, D.J.Rogers Sr.
Producer(s):
W.Campbell, T.Gibson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Voltron Recordz
11
Babyface Exceptional Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Exceptional
13  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
12
Musiq Soulchild I Do Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Do
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | My Block
13
Ro James Permission Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Permission
15  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Coby, K.Lucas, R.Tucker, M.N.Simmonds, W.Hutchinson
Producer(s):
S o u n d Z
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
14
R. Kelly Wake Up Everybody Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Wake Up Everybody
11  Last
11  Peak
19  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
15
Jill Scott Can't Wait Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Can't Wait
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Scott, A.Harris, Sir D.Farris
Producer(s):
A.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Blues Babe
16
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Struggle Love
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
17
Drake Hotline Bling Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Hotline Bling
12  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, P. Jefferies, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
Nineteen85
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
18
Erykah Badu Phone Down Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Phone Down
17  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Control Freaq/Motown
19
SWV MCE (Man Crush Everyday) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
MCE (Man Crush Everyday)
19  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Mass Appeal
20
The Internet Featuring KAYTRANANDA Girl Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Girl
The Internet Featuring KAYTRANANDA
20  Last
19  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Odd Future
21
BJ The Chicago Kid Woman's World Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Woman's World
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Motown
22
Corinne Bailey Rae Green Aphrodisiac Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Green Aphrodisiac
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
23
Vivian Green Grown Folks Music [Work] Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Grown Folks Music [Work]
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Make Noise
24
Cee Lo Green Working Class Heroes (Work) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Working Class Heroes (Work)
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
25
Yuna Featuring Usher Crush Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Crush
Yuna Featuring Usher
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Y.Zarai, M.Robinson, B.K.Warfield, U.Raymond IV
Producer(s):
Fisticuffs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Verve
26
Tweet Neva Shouda Left Ya Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Neva Shouda Left Ya
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | TouTweet
27
Stephanie Mills Featuring K-Ci Afraid 2 Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Afraid 2 Love
Stephanie Mills Featuring K-Ci
29  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artist Factory
28
Chris Brown Back To Sleep Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Back To Sleep
30  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.M.Brown, A.Hernandez, A.Ritter, M.J.Samuels, D.A.Rigo
Producer(s):
Vinylz, A.Ritter, Boi-1da
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
29
Chrisette Michele Unbreakable Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Unbreakable
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | Four Kings/RiCH HiPSTER
30
Alessia Cara Here Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Here
26  Last
23  Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Caracciolo, A.Wansel, W.Felder, C.tillman, I.L.Hayes, S.T.Gerongco, R.T.Gerongco, T.Lam
Producer(s):
Pop, Oakwud, S.Kole
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | EP
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