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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Starboy
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
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
Gains in performance

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The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk Starboy Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Starboy
The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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
2
Rihanna Needed Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Needed Me
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
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
3
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla One Dance Billboard Hot R&B Songs
One Dance
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
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
4
Tory Lanez Luv Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Luv
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

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
5
Drake Controlla Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Controlla
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
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
Usher Featuring Young Thug No Limit Billboard Hot R&B Songs
No Limit
Usher Featuring Young Thug
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
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
7
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
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
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
8
Kanye West Fade Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Fade
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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.
9
The Weeknd False Alarm Billboard Hot R&B Songs
False Alarm
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Tesfaye, M.McKinney, A.Balshe, B.Diehl, H.R.Walter, E.Nickerson, A.Aweke
Producer(s):
Doc McKinney, The Weeknd, Mano, Cirkut
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
10
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake Come And See Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Come And See Me
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
27
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
11
Solange Cranes In The Sky Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Cranes In The Sky
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Producer(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
12
Beyonce Hold Up Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Hold Up
10  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
21
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
13
Kehlani CRZY Billboard Hot R&B Songs
CRZY
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
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
Solange Featuring Sampha Don't Touch My Hair Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Don't Touch My Hair
Solange Featuring Sampha
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, S.Sisay, D.A.Sitek, J.P.Wimberly, B.Cook
Producer(s):
Sampha, S.Knowles, D.A.Sitek, J.P.Wimberly, B.Cook
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
15
Kehlani Gangsta Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Gangsta
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
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
16
Chris Brown Grass Ain't Greener Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Grass Ain't Greener
13  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
21
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
17
Solange Featuring Lil Wayne Mad Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Mad
Solange Featuring Lil Wayne
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, D.Longstreth, R.Saadiq, D.Carter, Jr., D.Wiggins
Producer(s):
S.Knowles, D.Longstreth, R.Saadiq, Sir Dylan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
18
Rihanna Love On The Brain Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Love On The Brain
15  Last
11  Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Ball, J.Angel, R.Fenty
Producer(s):
F.Ball
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
19
Solange Weary Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Weary
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, R.Saadiq, D.Wiggins
Producer(s):
R.Saadiq, S.Knowles, Sir Dylan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
20
Ro James Permission Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Permission
14  Last
12  Peak
29  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
29
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
21
Lloyd Tru Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Tru
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
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
22
Solange Featuring The-Dream & BJ The Chicago Kid F.U.B.U. Billboard Hot R&B Songs
F.U.B.U.
Solange Featuring The-Dream & BJ The Chicago Kid
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, T.Nash, D.Longstreth, R.Batmanglij
Producer(s):
S.Knowles, D.Longstreth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
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
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
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
21  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
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
Solange Rise Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Rise
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Knowles, A.Thompson, R.Angry, D.Welsh, M.Otto, R.Saadiq, J.P.Wimberly, T.Johnson
Producer(s):
S.Knowles, ?ustlove, R.Angry, Majical Cloudz, R.Saadiq
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
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