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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT R&B SONGS
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
2
LAST WEEK
32
WEEKS ON CHART
Needed Me
Songwriter(s)
D.I.McFarlane, R.Fenty, N.Audino, L.Hughes, K.Rohaim, T.Warbrick, A.Feeny, B.E.Hazard, C.Hinshaw Jr., D.Rachel
Producer(s)
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
Gains in performance

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Rihanna Needed Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Needed Me
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.I.McFarlane, R.Fenty, N.Audino, L.Hughes, K.Rohaim, T.Warbrick, A.Feeny, B.E.Hazard, C.Hinshaw Jr., D.Rachel
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
2
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla One Dance Billboard Hot R&B Songs
One Dance
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, P. Jefferies, N.J.Shebib, A.I.Balogun, K.R.Smith
Producer(s):
Nineteen85, WizKid, 40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Tory Lanez Luv Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Luv
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.A.Hoiberg, B.J.Levin, D.Peterson, A.S.A.Kelly, W.B.J.Passley, M.A.Wolfe, S.M.Marsden
Producer(s):
Cashmere Cat, benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Mad Love
4
Drake Controlla Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Controlla
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, M.J.Samuels, D.Chin-Quee, A.Ritter, S.McGregor, Aquaman, M.Davis, D.Dennis, G.Jackson, P.Roberts, A.Thomas
Producer(s):
Boi-1da, D.Chin-Quee, A.Ritter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
5
Usher Featuring Young Thug No Limit Billboard Hot R&B Songs
No Limit
Usher Featuring Young Thug
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
U.Raymond IV, B.A.M., C.Perry, T.Thomas, T.Thomas, K.Thomas, J.L.Williams
Producer(s):
B.Alexander, C.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
6
Kehlani Gangsta Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Gangsta
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Skylar Grey, J.M.Coleman, J.G.Evigan, J.E.Luttrell, K.A.Parrish, A.F.Swanson
Producer(s):
JMIKE, Djemba Djemba
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | DC/Atlas/WaterTower
7
Beyonce Sorry Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Sorry
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Gordon, S.R.Rhoden, B.G.Knowles Carter, C.A.Hollis, Jr.
Producer(s):
Melo-X, B.Knowles Carter, Wynter Gordon, Hit-Boy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
8
Beyonce Hold Up Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Hold Up
12  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.W.Pentz, E.Koenig, B.G.Knowles Carter, E.Haynie, J.Tillman, U.Osisioma Emenike, S.R.Rhoden, D.Pomus, M.Schuman, D.Way, A.Randolph, K.McConnell, B.Chase, K.L.Orzolek, N.Zinner
Producer(s):
Diplo, B.Knowles Carter, E.Koenig
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
9
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake Come And See Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Come And See Me
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Brathwaite, A.Graham, N.J.Shebib
Producer(s):
40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
10
Chris Brown Grass Ain't Greener Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Grass Ain't Greener
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.M.Brown, N.Seetharam, F.Bentley III, C.C.Dotson, L.N.Anderson, B.J.Turner, Jr.
Producer(s):
Nikhil
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
11
DJ Khaled Featuring Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future & Rick Ross Do You Mind Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Do You Mind
DJ Khaled Featuring Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future & Rick Ross
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.M.Khaled, O.T.Maraj, C.M.Brown, A.Alsina, Jr., J.P.Felton, N.D.Wilburn, W.L.Roberts II, K.Cossom, J.Mollings, L.Mollings, A.L.Norris, M.T.Johnson
Producer(s):
DJ Khaled, DJ Nasty, LVM
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | We The Best
12
Rihanna Sex With Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Sex With Me
11  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Brathwaite, M.J.Samuels, A.Feeny, A.Hernandez, C.Hansen, R.Fenty
Producer(s):
Boi-1da, Frank Dukes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
13
Mike WiLL Made-It x Rihanna Nothing Is Promised Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Nothing Is Promised
Mike WiLL Made-It x Rihanna
14  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.L.Williams, A.Hogan, N.D.Wilburn, R.Fenty
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It, Pluss
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Eardrumma
14
Kehlani CRZY Billboard Hot R&B Songs
CRZY
18  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.A.Parrish, D.Andrews, B.C.Coney
Producer(s):
B.C.Coney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Tsunami Mob
15
Rihanna Love On The Brain Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Love On The Brain
13  Last
11  Peak
19  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Ball, J.Angel, R.Fenty
Producer(s):
F.Ball
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
16
Ro James Permission Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Permission
20  Last
12  Peak
25  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
17
Drake Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR With You Billboard Hot R&B Songs
With You
Drake Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR
25  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, J.A.Brathwaite, S.L.Lindstrom, C.E.McCormick, P. Jefferies
Producer(s):
40, Murda Beatz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
18
Alicia Keys In Common Billboard Hot R&B Songs
In Common
Last
13  Peak
16  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys, Ilangelo, T.M.Parks, W.T.Walsh
Producer(s):
Illangelo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
19
Usher Featuring Future Rivals Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Rivals
Usher Featuring Future
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
U.Raymond IV, K.Brown, C.Murphy, P.A.Jones, C.St. John, N.D.Wilburn, J.P.Felton
Producer(s):
K-Major, Murphy Kid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
20
Beyonce Formation Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Formation
21  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Knowles Carter, M.L.Williams, A.Hogan, K.M.I.Shaman Brown
Producer(s):
Mike WiLL Made-It, B.Knowles Carter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
21
Ayo Jay Your Number Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Your Number
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Alli-Owe, A.Ogundeyi
Producer(s):
Melvitto
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | One Nation
22
Lloyd Tru Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Tru
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.H.Polite Jr., K.Briggs, E.Reyes-Ortiz, K.Crowe, K.Bartolomei
Producer(s):
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. LEAGUE
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young-Goldie
23
DJ Mustard Featuring Nicki Minaj & Jeremih Don't Hurt Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Don't Hurt Me
DJ Mustard Featuring Nicki Minaj & Jeremih
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.I.McFarlane, N.Audino, L.Hughes, M.Browne, J.P.Felton, O.T.Maraj, C.Ward
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
24
PARTYNEXTDOOR Not Nice Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Not Nice
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Brathwaite, A.Graham, P. Jefferies, D.Chin-Quee, N.J.Shebib, A.Hershey, A.Palmer
Producer(s):
Nineteen85, D.Chin-Quee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
25
Frank Ocean Ivy Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Ivy
15  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Frank Ocean, J.R.Ho
Producer(s):
Frank Ocean, O.Keith, R.Batmanglij
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
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