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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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
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

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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
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla One Dance Billboard Hot R&B Songs
One Dance
Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
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
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
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
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
4
Tory Lanez Luv Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Luv
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
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
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake Come And See Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Come And See Me
PARTYNEXTDOOR Featuring Drake
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
32
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
6
Rihanna Love On The Brain Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Love On The Brain
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
28
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
7
John Legend Love Me Now Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Love Me Now
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
John Legend, J.H.Ryan, B.Mills
Producer(s):
J.H.Ryan, B.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
8
Kanye West Fade Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Fade
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
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
Beyonce Hold Up Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Hold Up
11  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

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
10
Kehlani Gangsta Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Gangsta
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
11
Kehlani CRZY Billboard Hot R&B Songs
CRZY
13  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
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
12
Solange Cranes In The Sky Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Cranes In The Sky
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
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
13
Chris Brown Grass Ain't Greener Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Grass Ain't Greener
14  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.M.Brown, N.Seetharam, F.E.Bentley III, C.C.Dotson, L.N.Anderson, B.J.Turner, Jr.
Producer(s):
Nikhil
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
14
Bryson Tiller Let Me Explain Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Let Me Explain
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Tiller, D.Barnes, M.A.Elliott, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Phonix
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
15
Mary J. Blige Thick Of It Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Thick Of It
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Blige, J.Sullivan, D.Camper. Jr., J.Goodison, P.Wainman
Producer(s):
D.Camper, Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
16
Lloyd Tru Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Tru
18  Last
16  Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
10
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
17
PARTYNEXTDOOR Not Nice Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Not Nice
19  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
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
18
The Weeknd False Alarm Billboard Hot R&B Songs
False Alarm
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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
19
blackbear Idfc Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Idfc
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.T.Musto
Producer(s):
blackbear
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Beartrap/Alamo
20
Alicia Keys Blended Family (What You Do For Love) Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Blended Family (What You Do For Love)
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Alicia Keys, L.Hyman, D.Kuncio, R.A.Mayers, A.Brandon, E.Brickell, J.Bush, J.Houser, K.Withrow
Producer(s):
Alicia Keys, M.Batson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
21
Khalid Location Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Location
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.D.Robinson, J.Q.Scruggs, S.D.Jiminez, B.Kurti, O.Ige, A.Gonzalez
Producer(s):
SykSense, Smash David, Biggie, Tunji Ige
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
22
Solange Featuring Sampha Don't Touch My Hair Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Don't Touch My Hair
Solange Featuring Sampha
23  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
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
23
Usher Featuring Future Rivals Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Rivals
Usher Featuring Future
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
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
24
Jacquees Featuring Rich Homie Quan Come Thru Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Come Thru
Jacquees Featuring Rich Homie Quan
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.J.Broadnax, K.R.Brown Jr., D.D.Lamar, M.D. Ayuk-okata, L.E.Blackmon, T.M.Jenkins
Producer(s):
Nash B, Forte Bowie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
25
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
24  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
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
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