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This week's most popular current Hot R&B songs, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music. Songs are defined as current if they are newly-released titles, or songs receiving widespread airplay and/or sales activity for the first time.

HOT R&B SONGS

The week of
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LAST WEEK
11
WEEKS ON CHART
I Don't Mind
Usher Featuring Juicy J
Songwriter(s)
J.M.Houston, L.Gottwald, J.K.Hindlin, T.Thomas, T.Thomas, H.R.Walter
Producer(s)
Dr. Luke, Cirkut
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA
Gains in performance

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Usher Featuring Juicy J I Don't Mind Billboard Hot R&B Songs
I Don't Mind
Usher Featuring Juicy J
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.M.Houston, L.Gottwald, J.K.Hindlin, T.Thomas, T.Thomas, H.R.Walter
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, Cirkut
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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Beyonce 7/11 Billboard Hot R&B Songs
7/11
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Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Johnson, N.C.Fisher, B.G.Knowles Carter
Producer(s):
B.Knowles Carter, B.Johnson, Detail, S.Swift
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
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I LOVE MAKONNEN Featuring Drake Tuesday Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Tuesday
I LOVE MAKONNEN Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Sheran, O.Aleem, A.Graham
Producer(s):
ILoveMakonnen, Metro Boomin, Sonny Digital
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
4
Jeremih Featuring YG Don't Tell 'Em Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Don't Tell 'Em
Jeremih Featuring YG
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.P.Felton, M.Schultz, D.I.McFarlane, K.D.R.Jackson, B.Benites, M.Munzing, L.Anzilotti, T.Austin
Producer(s):
M.Schultz, Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Mick Schultz
5
Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J She Knows Billboard Hot R&B Songs
She Knows
Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Smith, J.M.Houston, L.Gottwald, H.R.Walter
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, Cirkut
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Compound Ent./Motown
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The Weeknd Often Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Often
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Tesfaye, B.Diehl, J.Quenneville, A.Balshe, D.Schofield, A.Kocatepe, S.Ali, O.Ismen
Producer(s):
Ben Billion$, The Weeknd, DaHeala
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
7
DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih Hold You Down Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Hold You Down
DJ Khaled Featuring Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.M.Khaled, C.M.Brown, A.Alsina, Jr., N.D.Wilburn, J.P.Felton, A.L.Norris, B.Korn
Producer(s):
LDB, LEE ON THE BEATS, B.Korn, DJ Khaled
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Cash Money
8
The Weeknd Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Tesfaye, S.Moccio, J.Quenneville, A.Balshe
Producer(s):
S.Moccio, DaHeala
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Universal Studios
9
Chris Brown & Tyga Ayo Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Ayo
Chris Brown & Tyga
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.M.Brown, M.R.Nguyen-Stevenson, N.Balding, M.L.Kragen, J.Jackson
Producer(s):
NicNac, M.L.Kragen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Young Money/Cash Money
10
Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney Only One Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Only One
Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, P.McCartney, Kirby Lauryen
Producer(s):
K.West, P.McCartney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella
11
Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko Post To Be Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Post To Be
Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
12  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
O.Grandberry, D.I.McFarlane, M.Adams, M.Powell, S.Saint-Jean, C.M.Brown, J.A.E. Chilombo, E.Bonner, L.F.Dunbar, J.Taylor, L.Willis
Producer(s):
Mustard, M.Adams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | ARTclub/Maybach
12
August Alsina No Love Billboard Hot R&B Songs
No Love
11  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Alsina, Jr., C.Gholson, M.D.Wade, D.Brown
Producer(s):
Drumma Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | NNTME MuCo.
13
Childish Gambino Sober Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Sober
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.M.Glover, L.Goransson
Producer(s):
D.Glover, L.Goransson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | mcDJ
14
Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih Somebody Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Somebody
Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Lobban-Bean, A.Schwartz, J.Khajadourian, G.Merrill, S.Rubicam, J.P.Felton
Producer(s):
Cook Classics, The Futuristics
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | I.M.G.
15
Tamar Braxton Featuring Future Let Me Know Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Let Me Know
Tamar Braxton Featuring Future
13  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.S.Lambert, E.J.Coulter, T.Braxton
Producer(s):
H-Money
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Streamline
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Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett Good Enough Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Good Enough
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.V.Mosley, J.D.Washington, D.Jones
Producer(s):
Jim Beanz, Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
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K. Michelle Love 'Em All Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Love 'Em All
16  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Pate, B.Atterberry, R.S.Taylor, R.Jackson, B.A.M.
Producer(s):
R.S.Taylor, R.Jackson, B.Alexander
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
18
Teyana Taylor Featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti Maybe Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Maybe
Teyana Taylor Featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti
18  Last
11  Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Taylor, B.Soko, A.E.Proctor, R.Diaz, J.J.Daniels, A.C.King, K.Owens, T.Thornton, M.Mims
Producer(s):
The Order
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
19
Empire Cast Featuring V. Bozeman What Is Love Billboard Hot R&B Songs
What Is Love
Empire Cast Featuring V. Bozeman
20  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.V.Mosley, J.D.Washington, D.Jones
Producer(s):
Jim Beanz, Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
20
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake Recognize Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Recognize
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake
19  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Brathwaite, A.Graham
Producer(s):
PARTYNEXTDOOR
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
21
Avery*Sunshine Call My Name Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Call My Name
21  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Johnson, D.White
Producer(s):
D.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | BigShine
22
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Really Love Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Really Love
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
22  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D'Angelo, K.Foster, C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
D'Angelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
Kem Nobody Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Nobody
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Owens
Producer(s):
Kem, D.Nabors
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
24
Trey Songz What's Best For You Billboard Hot R&B Songs
What's Best For You
24  Last
20  Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Neverson, T.Taylor, K.E.Ross, B.Hodge, E.Miles, E.Lewis
Producer(s):
T.Taylor, B.Alexander
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Songbook
25
Wiz Khalifa Promises Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Promises
23  Last
14  Peak
24  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Thomaz, Rico Love, J.G.Scheffer, M.J.Mule, I.DeBoni
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin, Finatik, Zac, Rico Love
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Rostrum
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