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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
34
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

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1
Rihanna Needed Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Needed Me
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

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
25  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
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
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
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.J.Marsden
Producer(s):
Cashmere Cat, benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Mad Love
4
Usher Featuring Young Thug No Limit Billboard Hot R&B Songs
No Limit
Usher Featuring Young Thug
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
5
Drake Controlla Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Controlla
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
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
6
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk Starboy Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Starboy
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Tesfaye, T.Bangalter, G. de Homem-Christo, M.McKinney, H.R.Walter, J.Quenneville
Producer(s):
Daft Punk, Doc McKinney, Cirkut, The Weeknd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
7
Kanye West Fade Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Fade
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, T.W.Griffin Jr, A.R.Post, A.Kilhoffer, M.G.Dean, Charlie Handsome, N.Goldstein, B.Benstead, J.C.Potter, S.Z.Griesemer, E.Holland, Jr., N.J.Whitfield, L.Heard, R.Owens, L.Vega, R.Carroll, B.Tucker, H.Matthews, S.Garrett, R.Stewart, E.Seats
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
8
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake Come And See Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Come And See Me
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
25
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
9
Kehlani Gangsta Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Gangsta
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
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
10
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
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
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
11
Beyonce Hold Up Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Hold Up
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
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
12
Chris Brown Grass Ain't Greener Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Grass Ain't Greener
10  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.M.Brown, N.Seetharam, F.Bentley III, C.Dotson, L.N.Anderson, B.J.Turner, Jr.
Producer(s):
Nikhil
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
Kehlani CRZY Billboard Hot R&B Songs
CRZY
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
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
14
Ro James Permission Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Permission
13  Last
12  Peak
27  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

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
15
Frank Ocean Nikes Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Nikes
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Frank Ocean
Producer(s):
Frank Ocean, Malay Ho, O.Keith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
16
Frank Ocean Ivy Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Ivy
16  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Frank Ocean, J.R.Ho
Producer(s):
Frank Ocean, O.Keith, R.Batmanglij
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
17
Rihanna Love On The Brain Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Love On The Brain
15  Last
11  Peak
21  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
21
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
18
Frank Ocean Pink + White Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Pink + White
21  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Frank Ocean, P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
Frank Ocean, Malay Ho, O.Keith, J.Brion
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
19
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
16  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
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
20
Usher Featuring Future Rivals Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Rivals
Usher Featuring Future
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
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
21
Frank Ocean Nights Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Nights
20  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Frank Ocean, J.Thornalley
Producer(s):
M.Uzowuru, Frank Ocean, Vegyn, Buddy Ross
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
22
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
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

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
23
Lloyd Tru Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Tru
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
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
24
Drake Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR With You Billboard Hot R&B Songs
With You
Drake Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR
18  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

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
25
Frank Ocean Solo Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Solo
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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