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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
2
LAST WEEK
27
WEEKS ON CHART
So I Can Have You Back
Songwriter(s)
G.Isaac III, D.Allen, P.L.Jackson
Producer(s)
G.Isaac, D.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label
BMG | Plaid Takeover
Gains in performance

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Joe So I Can Have You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
So I Can Have You Back
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
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
2
Mary J. Blige Thick Of It Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Thick Of It
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
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
3
Ro James Permission Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Permission
Last
Peak
57  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
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
23  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
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
5
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Adult R&B Songs
24K Magic
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
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
Leela James Don't Want You Back Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Don't Want You Back
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Shesangz
7
Yuna Best Love Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Best Love
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Verve
8
Maxwell Lake By The Ocean Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Lake By The Ocean
Last
Peak
46  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Musze, H.David
Producer(s):
H.David, Musze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
9
MAJOR. Why I Love You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Why I Love You
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BOE
10
Charlie Wilson Featuring T.I. I'm Blessed Billboard Adult R&B Songs
I'm Blessed
Charlie Wilson Featuring T.I.
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
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
11  Last
11  Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

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

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Jordan House/Primary Wave
13
Childish Gambino Redbone Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Redbone
15  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
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
14
Avery*Sunshine Come Do Nothing Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Come Do Nothing
17  Last
14  Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | BigShine
15
Solange Cranes In The Sky Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Cranes In The Sky
16  Last
15  Peak
17  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Producer(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
16
After 7 Runnin' Out Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Runnin' Out
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Rose Works
17
John Legend Love Me Now Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love Me Now
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
20
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
18
Keith Sweat Featuring Silk Tonight Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Tonight
Keith Sweat Featuring Silk
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED | Baseline/KDS/RED Associated Labels
19
LeToya Luckett Back 2 Life Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Back 2 Life
20  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
20
Johnny Gill Featuring Jaheim 5,000 Miles Billboard Adult R&B Songs
5,000 Miles
Johnny Gill Featuring Jaheim
25  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | J Skillz
21
Gregory Porter Featuring Lalah Hathaway Insanity Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Insanity
Gregory Porter Featuring Lalah Hathaway
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Blue Note
22
Fantasia When I Met You Billboard Adult R&B Songs
When I Met You
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
23
Beyonce All Night Billboard Adult R&B Songs
All Night
22  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
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
24
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
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
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
25
John Legend Surefire Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Surefire
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
26
Josh X Featuring Cardi B Heaven On My Mind Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Heaven On My Mind
Josh X Featuring Cardi B
24  Last
22  Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The KSR Group
27
Mary J. Blige U + Me (Love Lesson) Billboard Adult R&B Songs
U + Me (Love Lesson)
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Blige, C.Hinshaw Jr., D.D.Brown, B.Hodge
Producer(s):
B.Alexander
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Rihanna Love On The Brain Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Love On The Brain
30  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Ball, J.Angel, R.Fenty
Producer(s):
F.Ball
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
29
Ro James Burn Slow Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Burn Slow
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
30
Steve "Stone" Huff #DWTS Billboard Adult R&B Songs
#DWTS
28  Last
24  Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Billionaires
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