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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
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Thick Of It
Songwriter(s)
M.J.Blige, J.Sullivan, D.Camper. Jr., J.Goodison, P.Wainman
Producer(s)
D.Camper, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol

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1
Mary J. Blige Thick Of It Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Thick Of It
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Blige, J.Sullivan, D.Camper. Jr., J.Goodison, P.Wainman
Producer(s):
D.Camper, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
2
Ro James Permission Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Permission
Last
Peak
45  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
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
3
Joe So I Can Have You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
So I Can Have You Back
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Isaac III, D.Allen, P.L.Jackson
Producer(s):
G.Isaac, D.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Plaid Takeover
4
Maxwell 1990X Billboard Adult R&B Songs
1990X
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
5
Maxwell Lake By The Ocean Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lake By The Ocean
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
H.David, Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
6
Tyrese Waiting On You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Waiting On You
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | Voltron Recordz
7
Kevin Ross Long Song Away Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Long Song Away
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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
8
BBD Run Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Run
BBD
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | The Triangle
9
Usher Missin U Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Missin U
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
10
Fantasia Sleeping With The One I Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sleeping With The One I Love
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
11
MAJOR. Why I Love You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Why I Love You
14  Last
11  Peak
24  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BOE
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
12  Last
10  Peak
19  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
13
Alicia Keys Blended Family (What You Do For Love) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Blended Family (What You Do For Love)
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
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
14
John Legend Love Me Now Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Me Now
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
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
15
After 7 Let Me Know Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Let Me Know
10  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Rose Works
16
Leela James Don't Want You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Don't Want You Back
17  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Shesangz
17
La'Porsha Renae Good Woman Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Good Woman
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | 19/BMLG/Motown
18
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Adult R&B Songs
24K Magic
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Bruno Mars, P.M.Lawrence II, C.B.Brown
Producer(s):
Shampoo Press & Curl
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
19
Yuna Best Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Best Love
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Verve
20
Solange Cranes In The Sky Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Cranes In The Sky
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Producer(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
21
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk Starboy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Starboy
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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
22
Annale Roses Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Roses
23  Last
19  Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mako
23
Avery*Sunshine Come Do Nothing Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Come Do Nothing
26  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | BigShine
24
Common Featuring Marsha Ambrosius Love Star Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Star
Common Featuring Marsha Ambrosius
25  Last
19  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTium
25
Kool & The Gang Sexy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Sexy
21  Last
16  Peak
18  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
KTFA
26
Chrisette Michele To The Moon Billboard Adult R&B Songs
To The Moon
29  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | Four Kings/RiCH HiPSTER
27
Rosalee What I Do Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What I Do
27  Last
23  Peak
13  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Omnitone | Mytrell
28
Anthony Hamilton Featuring The HamilTones What I'm Feelin' Billboard Adult R&B Songs
What I'm Feelin'
Anthony Hamilton Featuring The HamilTones
28  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
29
Josh X Featuring Cardi B Heaven On My Mind Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Heaven On My Mind
Josh X Featuring Cardi B
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The KSR Group
30
Ro James Already Knew That Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Already Knew That
30  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
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