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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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
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
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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
Joe So I Can Have You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
So I Can Have You Back
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
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
3
Maxwell 1990X Billboard Adult R&B Songs
1990X
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Ro James Permission Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Permission
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
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
5
Maxwell Lake By The Ocean Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lake By The Ocean
Last
Peak
38  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
H.David, Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
6
Kevin Ross Long Song Away Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Long Song Away
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
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
7
BBD Run Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Run
BBD
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | The Triangle
8
MAJOR. Why I Love You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Why I Love You
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BOE
9
Usher Missin U Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Missin U
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
10
John Legend Love Me Now Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Me Now
11  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
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
11
Alicia Keys Blended Family (What You Do For Love) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Blended Family (What You Do For Love)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

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
12
Yuna Best Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Best Love
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Verve
13
Leela James Don't Want You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Don't Want You Back
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Shesangz
14
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Adult R&B Songs
24K Magic
14  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
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
15
La'Porsha Renae Good Woman Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Good Woman
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | 19/BMLG/Motown
16
Eric Benet Insane Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Insane
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Jordan House/Primary Wave
17
R. Kelly Home For Christmas Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Home For Christmas
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
18
Avery*Sunshine Come Do Nothing Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Come Do Nothing
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | BigShine
19
Solange Cranes In The Sky Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Cranes In The Sky
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Producer(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
20
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk Starboy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Starboy
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
21  Last
18  Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
13
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
21
Chrisette Michele To The Moon Billboard Adult R&B Songs
To The Moon
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | Four Kings/RiCH HiPSTER
22
Jon Batiste Featuring Aloe Blacc Endless Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Endless Love
Jon Batiste Featuring Aloe Blacc
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Naht Jona
23
Stevie Wonder & Andra Day Someday At Christmas Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Someday At Christmas
Stevie Wonder & Andra Day
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Wells, R.Miller
Producer(s):
S.Wonder, W.Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros./Capitol | Buskin/Motown
24
Childish Gambino Redbone Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Redbone
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.M.Glover, L.Goransson
Producer(s):
D.Glover
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | mcDJ
25
Beyonce All Night Billboard Adult R&B Songs
All Night
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.A.Patton, T.W.Pentz, B.G.Knowles Carter, T.Thomas, T.Thomas, I.Juber, A.C.King, J.J.Daniels, A.Benjamin, P.L.Brown
Producer(s):
Diplo, B.Knowles Carter, King Henry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
26
Josh X Featuring Cardi B Heaven On My Mind Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Heaven On My Mind
Josh X Featuring Cardi B
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The KSR Group
27
Steve "Stone" Huff #DWTS Billboard Adult R&B Songs
#DWTS
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Billionaires
28
Dreezy Featuring T-Pain Close To You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Close To You
Dreezy Featuring T-Pain
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
29
Lalah Hathaway & Pharrell Williams Surrender Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Surrender
Lalah Hathaway & Pharrell Williams
28  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | i am OTHER
30
Ro James Already Knew That Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Already Knew That
29  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
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