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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
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
39
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
39  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
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
Eric Benet Sunshine Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sunshine
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Jordan House/Primary Wave
3
Maxwell Lake By The Ocean Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lake By The Ocean
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
H.David, Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Tyrese Waiting On You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Waiting On You
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | Voltron Recordz
5
Maxwell 1990X Billboard Adult R&B Songs
1990X
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
6
Yuna Featuring Usher Crush Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Crush
Yuna Featuring Usher
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
29
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
7
Joe So I Can Have You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
So I Can Have You Back
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
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
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Rose Works
9
Fantasia Sleeping With The One I Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sleeping With The One I Love
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
10
Alicia Keys In Common Billboard Adult R&B Songs
In Common
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys, Ilangelo, T.M.Parks, W.T.Walsh
Producer(s):
Illangelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
11
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
10  Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
12
MAJOR. Why I Love You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Why I Love You
15  Last
12  Peak
18  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BOE
13
Mary J. Blige Thick Of It Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Thick Of It
17  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Blige, J.Sullivan, D.Camper. Jr., J.Goodison, P.Wainman
Producer(s):
D.Camper, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
14
Kevin Ross Long Song Away Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Long Song Away
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
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
15
Usher Missin U Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Missin U
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
16
BBD Run Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Run
BBD
19  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | The Triangle
17
Kool & The Gang Sexy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sexy
18  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
KTFA
18
Andra Day Gold Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Gold
16  Last
13  Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
19
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk Starboy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Starboy
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Tesfaye, T.Bangalter, G. de Homem-Christo, M.McKinney, H.R.Walter, J.Quenneville
Producer(s):
Daft Punk, Doc McKinney, Cirkut, The Weeknd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
20
Annale Roses Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Roses
20  Last
19  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mako
21
John Legend Love Me Now Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Me Now
26  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
John Legend, J.H.Ryan, B.Mills
Producer(s):
J.H.Ryan, B.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
22
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla One Dance Billboard Adult R&B Songs
One Dance
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
22  Last
17  Peak
20  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
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
23
Common Featuring Marsha Ambrosius Love Star Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Star
Common Featuring Marsha Ambrosius
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTium
24
Anthony David Beautiful Problem Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Beautiful Problem
24  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | Rolling Mojo
25
Alicia Keys Blended Family (What You Do For Love) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Blended Family (What You Do For Love)
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys, L.Hyman, D.Kuncio, R.A.Mayers, A.Brandon, E.Brickell, J.Bush, J.Houser, K.Withrow
Producer(s):
Alicia Keys, M.Batson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
26
Rosalee What I Do Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What I Do
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Omnitone | Mytrell
27
Ro James Already Knew That Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Already Knew That
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
28
Anthony Hamilton Featuring The HamilTones What I'm Feelin' Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What I'm Feelin'
Anthony Hamilton Featuring The HamilTones
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
29
Charles Jenkins Winning Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Winning
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Jenkins, W.S.Campbell II
Producer(s):
W.Campbell, C.Jenkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Inspired People
30
Leon Timbo You're My Darling Billboard Adult R&B Songs
You're My Darling
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Riverphlo
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