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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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
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
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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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Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney FourFiveSeconds Billboard Hot R&B Songs
FourFiveSeconds
Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, P.McCartney, Kirby Lauryen, M.G.Dean, T.W.Griffin Jr, D.Longstreth, D.L.Austin, E.Rutberg, N.Goldstein
Producer(s):
K.West, P.McCartney, M.G.Dean
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
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Beyonce 7/11 Billboard Hot R&B Songs
7/11
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

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
4
Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J She Knows Billboard Hot R&B Songs
She Knows
Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
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
5
I LOVE MAKONNEN Featuring Drake Tuesday Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Tuesday
I LOVE MAKONNEN Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
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
6
The Weeknd Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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
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Chris Brown & Tyga Ayo Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Ayo
Chris Brown & Tyga
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
8
The Weeknd Often Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Often
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

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
9
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
25  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
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
10
Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney Only One Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Only One
Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih Somebody Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Somebody
Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
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.
12
Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko Post To Be Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Post To Be
Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
10  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
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
13
Ciara I Bet Billboard Hot R&B Songs
I Bet
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.D.Samuels, T.Thomas, T.Thomas, C.P.Wilson
Producer(s):
H-Money
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
14
Jeremih Featuring J. Cole Planez Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Planez
Jeremih Featuring J. Cole
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.P.Felton, A.Hernandez, A.L.Woods, J.Cole, A.Feeny, A.Adams, R.Harris, K.Jeffries
Producer(s):
Vinylz, Frank Dukes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Mick Schultz
15
Tamar Braxton Featuring Future Let Me Know Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Let Me Know
Tamar Braxton Featuring Future
15  Last
12  Peak
16  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.S.Lambert, E.J.Coulter, T.Braxton
Producer(s):
H-Money
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Streamline
16
K. Michelle Love 'Em All Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Love 'Em All
17  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
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
17
Childish Gambino Sober Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Sober
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.M.Glover, L.Goransson
Producer(s):
D.Glover, L.Goransson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | mcDJ
18
Trey Songz Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Slow Motion
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.A.Neverson, C.Puth, G.P.Earley, J.K.Hindlin
Producer(s):
C.Puth, Geoffro Cause
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Songbook
19
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Really Love Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Really Love
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
23  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D'Angelo, K.Foster, C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
D'Angelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
20
Avery*Sunshine Call My Name Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Call My Name
20  Last
16  Peak
13  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Johnson, D.White
Producer(s):
D.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | BigShine
21
Kem Nobody Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Nobody
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Owens
Producer(s):
Kem, D.Nabors
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
22
Teyana Taylor Featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti Maybe Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Maybe
Teyana Taylor Featuring Pusha T & Yo Gotti
19  Last
11  Peak
19  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
19
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.
23
Empire Cast Featuring V. Bozeman What Is Love Billboard Hot R&B Songs
What Is Love
Empire Cast Featuring V. Bozeman
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
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
24
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake Recognize Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Recognize
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake
24  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Brathwaite, A.Graham
Producer(s):
PARTYNEXTDOOR
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
25
Mila J Featuring Ty Dolla $ign My Main Billboard Hot R&B Songs
My Main
Mila J Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.I.McFarlane, M.Adams, T.W.Griffin Jr, J.Chilombo
Producer(s):
Mustard, M.Adams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | SP/Motown
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