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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
16
WEEKS AT NO. 1
19
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
19  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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
26  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
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
Ro James Permission Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Permission
Last
Peak
56  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
56
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
4
Kevin Ross Long Song Away Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Long Song Away
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.E.Ross
Producer(s):
K.E.Ross, T.Taylor, E.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | The Bar Music Group/Verve/Motown
5
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Adult R&B Songs
24K Magic
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
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
6
MAJOR. Why I Love You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Why I Love You
Last
Peak
35  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BOE
7
Leela James Don't Want You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Don't Want You Back
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Shesangz
8
Yuna Best Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Best Love
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Verve
9
Maxwell Lake By The Ocean Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lake By The Ocean
Last
Peak
45  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
H.David, Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
Charlie Wilson Featuring T.I. I'm Blessed Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I'm Blessed
Charlie Wilson Featuring T.I.
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
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
11
La'Porsha Renae Good Woman Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Good Woman
14  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | 19/BMLG/Motown
12
Eric Benet Insane Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Insane
13  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Jordan House/Primary Wave
13
John Legend Love Me Now Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Me Now
10  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
19
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
14
BBD Run Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Run
BBD
12  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | The Triangle
15
Childish Gambino Redbone Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Redbone
17  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
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
16
Solange Cranes In The Sky Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Cranes In The Sky
16  Last
16  Peak
16  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
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
17
Avery*Sunshine Come Do Nothing Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Come Do Nothing
15  Last
15  Peak
15  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | BigShine
18
After 7 Runnin' Out Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Runnin' Out
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
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
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
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
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
21
Gregory Porter Featuring Lalah Hathaway Insanity Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Insanity
Gregory Porter Featuring Lalah Hathaway
29  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
29
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Blue Note
22
Beyonce All Night Billboard Adult R&B Songs
All Night
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
9
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
23
Fantasia When I Met You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
When I Met You
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
24
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
22  Peak
13  Weeks
25
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The KSR Group
25
Johnny Gill Featuring Jaheim 5,000 Miles Billboard Adult R&B Songs
5,000 Miles
Johnny Gill Featuring Jaheim
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | J Skillz
26
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk I Feel It Coming Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I Feel It Coming
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
29
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
8
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
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk Starboy Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Starboy
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
25  Last
18  Peak
20  Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
20
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
28
Steve "Stone" Huff #DWTS Billboard Adult R&B Songs
#DWTS
28  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
30
PREVIOUS WEEK
28
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Billionaires
29
Alicia Keys Blended Family (What You Do For Love) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Blended Family (What You Do For Love)
22  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
18
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
30
Rihanna Love On The Brain Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love On The Brain
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
PREVIOUS WEEK
27
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
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
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