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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
33
WEEKS ON CHART
Permission
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

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1
Ro James Permission Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Permission
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

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
2
Maxwell Lake By The Ocean Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lake By The Ocean
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
H.David, Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
3
Yuna Featuring Usher Crush Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Crush
Yuna Featuring Usher
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Y.Zarai, M.Robinson, B.K.Warfield, U.Raymond IV
Producer(s):
Fisticuffs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Verve
4
Alicia Keys In Common Billboard Adult R&B Songs
In Common
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys, Ilangelo, T.M.Parks, W.T.Walsh
Producer(s):
Illangelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
5
Eric Benet Sunshine Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sunshine
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Jordan House/Primary Wave
6
Jill Scott Can't Wait Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Can't Wait
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Scott, A.Harris, Sir D.Farris
Producer(s):
A.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Blues Babe
7
Lalah Hathaway Angel Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Angel
Last
Peak
52  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Hathaway
8
Anthony Hamilton Amen Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Amen
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Hamilton, S.Remi Gibbs, J.Poyser
Producer(s):
S.Remi, J.Poyser
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
9
Janet Dammn Baby Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Dammn Baby
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.Harrison, T.S.Lewis, D.A.Abernathy, Jr.
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Rhythm Nation
10
Guordan Banks Keep You In Mind Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Keep You In Mind
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Banks
Producer(s):
K.Roosevelt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bank On It
11
Tyrese Waiting On You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Waiting On You
11  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | Voltron Recordz
12
Maxwell 1990X Billboard Adult R&B Songs
1990X
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
13
After 7 Let Me Know Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Let Me Know
13  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Rose Works
14
Corinne Bailey Rae Green Aphrodisiac Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Green Aphrodisiac
14  Last
13  Peak
25  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
15
Fantasia Sleeping With The One I Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sleeping With The One I Love
15  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
16
Keith Sweat Featuring Takiya Mason Just The 2 Of Us Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Just The 2 Of Us
Keith Sweat Featuring Takiya Mason
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
17
Joe So I Can Have You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
So I Can Have You Back
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Isaac III, D.Allen, P.L.Jackson
Producer(s):
G.Isaac, D.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Plaid Takeover
18
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla One Dance Billboard Adult R&B Songs
One Dance
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
17  Last
17  Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, P. Jefferies, N.J.Shebib, A.I.Balogun, K.R.Smith
Producer(s):
Nineteen85, WizKid, 40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
19
Andra Day Gold Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Gold
18  Last
18  Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
20
MAJOR. Why I Love You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Why I Love You
19  Last
19  Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BOE
21
Kool & The Gang Sexy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sexy
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
KTFA
22
Annale Roses Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Roses
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mako
23
Will Downing Everything I Miss At Home Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Everything I Miss At Home
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
24
V. Bozeman Go Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Go
24  Last
24  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Mosley
25
Tito Jackson Get It Baby Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Get It Baby
23  Last
20  Peak
16  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Play It Right
26
Anthony David Beautiful Problem Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Beautiful Problem
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | Rolling Mojo
27
Dave Hollister Definition Of A Woman Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Definition Of A Woman
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
28
Beyonce Sorry Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sorry
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Gordon, S.R.Rhoden, B.G.Knowles Carter, C.A.Hollis, Jr.
Producer(s):
Melo-X, B.Knowles Carter, Wynter Gordon, Hit-Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
29
Rosalee What I Do Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What I Do
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Omnitone | Mytrell
30
Coline Creuzot Truth Is Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Truth Is
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Coline Creuzot
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