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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
15
WEEKS AT NO. 1
18
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
18  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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
25  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
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
Kevin Ross Long Song Away Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Long Song Away
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
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
4
Ro James Permission Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Permission
Last
Peak
55  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
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
MAJOR. Why I Love You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Why I Love You
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BOE
6
Leela James Don't Want You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Don't Want You Back
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Shesangz
7
Yuna Best Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Best Love
12  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Verve
8
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Adult R&B Songs
24K Magic
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
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
9
Maxwell Lake By The Ocean Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lake By The Ocean
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
H.David, Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
John Legend Love Me Now Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Me Now
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
John Legend, J.H.Ryan, B.Mills
Producer(s):
J.H.Ryan, B.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
11
Charlie Wilson Featuring T.I. I'm Blessed Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I'm Blessed
Charlie Wilson Featuring T.I.
14  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Wilson, E.Ghantous, K.Hetrick, S.Daly, C.C.Battey, M.Wilson, M.Paran, C.J.Harris, Jr.
Producer(s):
E.Ghantous, K.Ketrick, S.Daly, C.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music
12
BBD Run Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Run
BBD
11  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | The Triangle
13
Eric Benet Insane Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Insane
13  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Jordan House/Primary Wave
14
La'Porsha Renae Good Woman Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Good Woman
15  Last
14  Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | 19/BMLG/Motown
15
Avery*Sunshine Come Do Nothing Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Come Do Nothing
18  Last
15  Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | BigShine
16
Solange Cranes In The Sky Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Cranes In The Sky
16  Last
16  Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Producer(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
17
Childish Gambino Redbone Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Redbone
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
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
18
After 7 Runnin' Out Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Runnin' Out
24  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Rose Works
19
Keith Sweat Featuring Silk Tonight Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Tonight
Keith Sweat Featuring Silk
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED | Baseline/KDS/RED Associated Labels
20
LeToya Luckett Back 2 Life Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Back 2 Life
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
21
Beyonce All Night Billboard Adult R&B Songs
All Night
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
22
Alicia Keys Blended Family (What You Do For Love) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Blended Family (What You Do For Love)
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
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
23
Josh X Featuring Cardi B Heaven On My Mind Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Heaven On My Mind
Josh X Featuring Cardi B
25  Last
22  Peak
12  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The KSR Group
24
Fantasia When I Met You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
When I Met You
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
25
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk Starboy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Starboy
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
26  Last
18  Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
19
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
26
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk I Feel It Coming Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Feel It Coming
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
29  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Tesfaye, T.Bangalter, G. de Homem-Christo, M.McKinney, H.R.Walter, E.Chedeville
Producer(s):
Daft Punk, Doc McKinney, Cirkut, The Weeknd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
27
Rihanna Love On The Brain Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love On The Brain
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Ball, J.Angel, R.Fenty
Producer(s):
F.Ball
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
28
Steve "Stone" Huff #DWTS Billboard Adult R&B Songs
#DWTS
30  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Billionaires
29
Gregory Porter Featuring Lalah Hathaway Insanity Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Insanity
Gregory Porter Featuring Lalah Hathaway
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Blue Note
30
CeCe Winans Never Have To Be Alone Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Never Have To Be Alone
28  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Love III, D.Hill
Producer(s):
A.Love III
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | PureSprings Gospel
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