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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
36
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
36  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
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
25  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
H.David, Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
3
Eric Benet Sunshine Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sunshine
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Jordan House/Primary Wave
4
Yuna Featuring Usher Crush Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Crush
Yuna Featuring Usher
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
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
5
Lalah Hathaway Angel Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Angel
Last
Peak
55  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Hathaway
6
Tyrese Waiting On You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Waiting On You
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | Voltron Recordz
7
Joe So I Can Have You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
So I Can Have You Back
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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
8
After 7 Let Me Know Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Let Me Know
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Rose Works
9
Jill Scott Can't Wait Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Can't Wait
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Scott, A.Harris, Sir D.Farris
Producer(s):
A.Harris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Blues Babe
10
Maxwell 1990X Billboard Adult R&B Songs
1990X
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
11
Alicia Keys In Common Billboard Adult R&B Songs
In Common
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys, Ilangelo, T.M.Parks, W.T.Walsh
Producer(s):
Illangelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
12
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
11  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
13
Janet Dammn Baby Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Dammn Baby
10  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
19
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
14
Fantasia Sleeping With The One I Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sleeping With The One I Love
14  Last
14  Peak
15  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
15
Andra Day Gold Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Gold
15  Last
15  Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
16
MAJOR. Why I Love You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Why I Love You
16  Last
16  Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BOE
17
Kool & The Gang Sexy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sexy
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
KTFA
18
Kevin Ross Long Song Away Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Long Song Away
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Ross
Producer(s):
K.E.Ross, T.Taylor, E.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | The Bar Music Group/Verve/Motown
19
Usher Missin U Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Missin U
26  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
20
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla One Dance Billboard Adult R&B Songs
One Dance
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
18  Last
17  Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

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
21
Annale Roses Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Roses
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mako
22
Anthony David Beautiful Problem Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Beautiful Problem
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | Rolling Mojo
23
Will Downing Everything I Miss At Home Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Everything I Miss At Home
22  Last
22  Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
24
Rosalee What I Do Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What I Do
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Omnitone | Mytrell
25
Coline Creuzot Truth Is Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Truth Is
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Coline Creuzot
26
Kindred The Family Soul All My People Billboard Adult R&B Songs
All My People
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
We Are Not-A-Label Recordings....
27
Common Featuring Marsha Ambrosius Love Star Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Star
Common Featuring Marsha Ambrosius
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTium
28
BBD Run Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Run
BBD
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | The Triangle
29
Dave Hollister Definition Of A Woman Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Definition Of A Woman
25  Last
25  Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
30
Charles Jenkins Winning Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Winning
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Jenkins, W.S.Campbell II
Producer(s):
W.Campbell, C.Jenkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Inspired People
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