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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
FourFiveSeconds
Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
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
Gains in performance

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Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney FourFiveSeconds Billboard Hot R&B Songs
FourFiveSeconds
Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
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
2
The Weeknd Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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
3
Usher Featuring Juicy J I Don't Mind Billboard Hot R&B Songs
I Don't Mind
Usher Featuring Juicy J
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

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
4
Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih Somebody Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Somebody
Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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.
5
Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J She Knows Billboard Hot R&B Songs
She Knows
Ne-Yo Featuring Juicy J
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

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
6
Chris Brown & Tyga Ayo Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Ayo
Chris Brown & Tyga
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
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
7
Beyonce 7/11 Billboard Hot R&B Songs
7/11
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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
8
Empire Cast Featuring Estelle & Jussie Smollett Conqueror Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Conqueror
Empire Cast Featuring Estelle & Jussie Smollett
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.C.King, K.Owens, H.Bailey, A.Higgs, J.J.Daniels, C.Kelly, E.Swaray
Producer(s):
J.Lardieri, Reefa
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG/Columbia | Established 1980/20th Century Fox
9
Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko Post To Be Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Post To Be
Omarion Featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
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
10
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett & Yazz You're So Beautiful Billboard Hot R&B Songs
You're So Beautiful
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett & Yazz
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Washington, J.Smollett, J.Bostwick
Producer(s):
Jim Beanz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
11
Trey Songz Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Slow Motion
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
12
Ciara I Bet Billboard Hot R&B Songs
I Bet
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
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
13
Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney Only One Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Only One
Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
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
14
Jeremih Featuring J. Cole Planez Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Planez
Jeremih Featuring J. Cole
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
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
Empire Cast Featuring V. Bozeman What Is Love Billboard Hot R&B Songs
What Is Love
Empire Cast Featuring V. Bozeman
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
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
16
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett Good Enough Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Good Enough
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett
23  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
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
17
Sevyn Streeter Featuring Chris Brown Don't Kill The Fun Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Don't Kill The Fun
Sevyn Streeter Featuring Chris Brown
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | CBE
18
K. Michelle Love 'Em All Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Love 'Em All
15  Last
13  Peak
17  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

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
19
Childish Gambino Sober Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Sober
20  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.M.Glover, L.Goransson
Producer(s):
D.Glover, L.Goransson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | mcDJ
20
Drake Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR Wednesday Night Interlude Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Wednesday Night Interlude
Drake Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR
18  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Brathwaite, Ekali
Producer(s):
PARTYNEXTDOOR
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
21
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett Keep Your Money Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Keep Your Money
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett
21  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.V.Mosley, J.D.Washington
Producer(s):
Jim Beanz, Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
22
Kem Nobody Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Nobody
25  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Owens
Producer(s):
Kem, D.Nabors
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
23
The Weeknd Where You Belong Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Where You Belong
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Tesfaye, M.G.Dean, A.Balshe
Producer(s):
M.G.Dean
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Universal Studios
24
Avery*Sunshine Call My Name Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Call My Name
24  Last
16  Peak
17  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Johnson, D.White
Producer(s):
D.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | BigShine
25
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett & Yazz Money For Nothing Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Money For Nothing
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett & Yazz
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Knopfler, Sting
Producer(s):
The Placementz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
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