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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
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WEEKS ON CHART
Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
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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The Weeknd Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
Last
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16  Weeks
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LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
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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
2
Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih Somebody Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Somebody
Natalie La Rose Featuring Jeremih
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
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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.
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Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney FourFiveSeconds Billboard Hot R&B Songs
FourFiveSeconds
Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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12
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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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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
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
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
5
Rihanna B**** Better Have My Money Billboard Hot R&B Songs
B**** Better Have My Money
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Pierre, B.Bourelly, R.Fenty, Travis Scott, K.O.West, E.Oshunrinde
Producer(s):
Deputy, K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
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Chris Brown & Tyga Ayo Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Ayo
Chris Brown & Tyga
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
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
Usher Featuring Juicy J I Don't Mind Billboard Hot R&B Songs
I Don't Mind
Usher Featuring Juicy J
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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
8
Trey Songz Slow Motion Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Slow Motion
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
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
9
Beyonce 7/11 Billboard Hot R&B Songs
7/11
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
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
10
Ciara I Bet Billboard Hot R&B Songs
I Bet
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.D.Samuels, T.Thomas, T.Thomas, C.P.Wilson
Producer(s):
H-Money
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
11
Tinashe Featuring Iggy Azalea All Hands On Deck Billboard Hot R&B Songs
All Hands On Deck
Tinashe Featuring Iggy Azalea
19  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Kachingwe, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, M.A.Hoiberg, B.Rexha, A.A.Kelly
Producer(s):
StarGate, Cashmere Cat
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
12
Jeremih Featuring J. Cole Planez Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Planez
Jeremih Featuring J. Cole
12  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
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
13
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett Good Enough Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Good Enough
Empire Cast Featuring Jussie Smollett
14  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
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
14
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
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Washington, J.Smollett, J.Bostwick
Producer(s):
Jim Beanz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
15
Empire Cast Featuring Estelle & Jussie Smollett Conqueror Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Conqueror
Empire Cast Featuring Estelle & Jussie Smollett
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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
16
Jidenna Featuring Roman GianArthur Classic Man Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Classic Man
Jidenna Featuring Roman GianArthur
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.T.Mobisson, N.Kwabena Tuffuor, N.Irvin III, J.Sehra, M.Wiley, R.G.A.Irvin, E.K.Tannis, C.E.Aitchison, G.Astasio, A.A.Kelly, K.McKenzie, J.A.Pebworth, J.Shave, J.Turner, J.Dyer, J.Mills
Producer(s):
Jidenna, N.Kwabena Tuffuor, Nate "Rocket" Wonder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Wondaland
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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
20  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | CBE
18
Empire Cast Featuring V. Bozeman What Is Love Billboard Hot R&B Songs
What Is Love
Empire Cast Featuring V. Bozeman
17  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
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
19
Jodeci Every Moment Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Every Moment
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Swing, S.Beckham
Producer(s):
D.Swing, Bradd Young, M.Holmes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Sphinx
20
Childish Gambino Sober Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Sober
23  Last
13  Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.M.Glover, L.Goransson
Producer(s):
D.Glover, L.Goransson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | mcDJ
21
Kem Nobody Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Nobody
22  Last
21  Peak
14  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Owens
Producer(s):
Kem, D.Nabors
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
22
Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney Only One Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Only One
Kanye West Featuring Paul McCartney
16  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
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
23
Jamie Foxx Featuring Chris Brown You Changed Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
You Changed Me
Jamie Foxx Featuring Chris Brown
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Samuels, J.Foxx, A.Hernandez, A.Ritter, K.Cossom, B.Prescotti, J.Evans, C.M.Brown
Producer(s):
Boi-1da, Vinylz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | JB Entertainment
24
Drake Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR Wednesday Night Interlude Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Wednesday Night Interlude
Drake Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Brathwaite, Ekali
Producer(s):
PARTYNEXTDOOR
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
25
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Really Love Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Really Love
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
24  Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D'Angelo, K.Foster, C.Mayfield
Producer(s):
D'Angelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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