The Roots Music Report's
Top R&B Song Chart
for the Year of 2019

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name Sub Genre
2ChangeMavis StaplesSoul
3BeyondLeon BridgesSoul
4That MagicIndia.ArieSoul
5I Don't Wanna Be Without YouThe James Hunter SixSoul
6Lost in the FireGesaffelsteinSoul
7With YouMariah CareySoul
8YouNicole BusSoul
9If It Feels Good (Then It Must Be)Leon BridgesSoul
10Hard PlaceH.E.R.R&B
11Boo'd UpElla MaiNeo-Soul
13DinosaurAngie StoneSoul
14TripElla MaiR&B
15Work to DoMarc CohnSoul
16Build (feat. Arin Ray)Justine SkyeSoul
18TestifyRobin ThickeSoul
19Summertime MagicChildish GambinoSoul
20Greatest LoveCiaraSoul
21SparrowEmeli SandéSoul
22EXKiana LedéSoul
23FohToni BraxtonSoul
24Focus (DJ Envy Remix) [feat. Chris Brown]H.E.R.R&B
26Vigilante ManRy CooderR&B
27LOVE AGAINDaniel CaesarSoul
28Heard It All BeforeDinah JaneSoul
29SPIRIT (From Disney's "The Lion King")BeyoncéSoul
31Something Keeps Calling (feat. Rob Bacon)Raphael SaadiqSoul
32Blank Marquee (feat. G-Eazy)YunaR&B
33Triggered (freestyle)Jhené AikoSoul
34One Last Time (44 Remix)Christopher Jackson, Barack Obama & BeBe WinansSoul
35UnshakenD'Angelo And The VanguardSoul
36ConfidenceCandi StatonSoul
38Don't Come EasyRaheem DeVaughnNeo-Soul
39UndecidedChris BrownR&B
40Best Part (feat. H.E.R.)Daniel CaesarSoul
41Ocean (feat. Khalid)Martin GarrixSoul
42I Need Never Get OldNathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsSoul
43Before I Let Go (Homecoming Live Bonus Track)BeyoncéSoul
44Tints (feat. Kendrick Lamar)Anderson .PaakSoul
45Without YouFreddie JacksonSoul
46Soul of a WomanJohnny GillR&B
47Get out and Get ItDevon GilfillianSoul
48How Many Ways (feat. K-Ci)Keith SweatSoul
49Brooklyn in the SummerAloe BlaccSoul
50Something to Talk AboutJamesDavisNeo-Soul
52GTFOMariah CareySoul
53Me + YouMonicaSoul
54Another Love SongNe-YoSoul
55Bet Ain't Worth the HandLeon BridgesSoul
56Tryin'Eli "Paperboy" ReedNeo-Soul
57Sleep on ItGallantR&B
58MonstersLos CoastSoul
59'Til It's overAnderson .PaakSoul
60Congo SquareSonny LandrethR&B
61Long As I LiveToni BraxtonSoul
62Come ThruSummer WalkerSoul
63HeartlessThe WeekndSoul
64You Are Not AloneEmeli SandéSoul
66ConfessionsSudan ArchivesR&B
67Strong Black WomanChrisette MicheleSoul
68Nothing Compares 2 UPrinceR&B
69Coming HomeLeon BridgesSoul
70Up All NightKhalidSoul
71Show Me Your LoveSeason AmmonsR&B
72Time MachineAlicia KeysSoul
73Man on FireEarl St. ClairR&B
74Best ThingInayahSoul
75Dyna-MiteJon ClearySoul
76Play NiceCass ClaytonR&B
77Blinding LightsThe WeekndSoul
78Bad Bad NewsLeon BridgesSoul
79RocketEn VogueSoul
80B SideCass ClaytonR&B
81The WalkMayer HawthorneSoul
82Dawes CountyCass ClaytonR&B
83Make It Better (feat. Smokey Robinson)Anderson .PaakR&B
84Flowers at My FeetCass ClaytonR&B
85PraySam SmithSoul
86Long Way HomeDurand Jones & The IndicationsSoul
87I Had Some Money (But I Spent It)Nick WaterhouseSoul
88Show Me Love (feat. Miguel)Alicia KeysR&B
89Cold WarCautious ClaySoul
90If They Only Knew (feat. Gregoire Maret)Vivian SessomsSoul
91Come DownAnderson .PaakSoul
92Katchi (feat. Leon Bridges)Nick WaterhouseSoul
93DeadwoodToni BraxtonSoul
94Rebellious Destroyer (feat. Branford Marsalis & Brandee Younger)The Soul RebelsSoul
95You'll SeeCass ClaytonR&B
96If IAfter 7R&B
97I'm in Love AgainDavell CrawfordSoul
98El PassoCameoFunk
99Loving U BlindElle VarnerR&B
100When I'm GoneBrian McKnightR&B
101Shea Butter BabyAri LennoxNeo-Soul
102Dance with YouChris JasperR&B
103Love Do What It Do (feat. Darius Rucker)Robert Randolph & The Family BandSoul
104Hey Brother (Do Unto Others) [feat. Antibalas, the Frightnrs, Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, the James Hunter Six, Lee Fields & Saun & Starr]The Family DaptoneSoul
107Morning in AmericaDurand Jones & The IndicationsSoul
108Shake It offRobert Randolph & The Family BandSoul
109Try a Little TendernessOtis ReddingR&B
110Stronger (feat. D-Train)Cool MillionNeo-Soul
111Hot Rod HelenThe Movers & ShakersR&B
112Love by DesignGlenn Jones and Regina BelleR&B
113Strange ConversationCass ClaytonR&B
114Til I Found You (feat. Ann Nesby, "Big Jim" Wright & Lauren Evans)Jam & LewisNeo-Soul
115That Feelin'Cornell C.C. CarterR&B
116Satisfy MeAnderson EastSoul
117StrongerMavis StaplesSoul
118One Thing Leads to AnotherVivian SessomsSoul
119Sent from HeavenRahsaan PattersonNeo-Soul
120Working Day and Night (feat. Kayleigh O’Neill)LasperanzaNeo-Soul
121Doesn't Make SenseCass ClaytonR&B
122We Get by (feat. Ben Harper)Mavis StaplesSoul
123Hello HappinessChaka KhanR&B
124Can't Keep Runnin'Guordan BanksR&B
125Do Right Woman, Do Right ManAretha FranklinSoul
126Tonight (feat. Slim & Mike)112R&B
127KarmaQueen NaijaR&B
128BALDWIN (feat. Nico Segal)Jamila WoodsR&B
129We Had Searched for Heaven (feat. Maysa)Tony MomrelleR&B
130Just RightRaheem DeVaughnNeo-Soul
131Leave It inEric RobersonNeo-Soul
132All I Know (feat. Kes)DaniLeighSoul
133Like SugarChaka KhanR&B
134Getaway (feat. N'Dea Davenport)The Brand New HeaviesNeo-Soul
135SometimeMavis StaplesSoul
136U R the OneHoward HewettR&B
137Soul JamKinsman Dazz Band AllstarsR&B
138ButterfliesThe Undisputed TruthR&B
139Steady LoveIndia.ArieNeo-Soul
141Remember UMelanie FionaSoul
142Hearts Ain't Gonna LieArlissaSoul
143Do You Like That?Tower of PowerR&B
144Slippery People (Live)Mavis StaplesSoul
145UpsideJudith HillR&B
146Thriving (feat. Nas)Mary J. BligeR&B
147Get You (feat. Kali Uchis)Daniel CaesarSoul
148Whacha Gonna BringThe MotetFunk
149Build a BridgeMavis StaplesSoul
150Impressions of YouKelly FinniganSoul
151Mirage a Trois (feat. Jordan Linit & Jeff Franca)DragondeerFunk
152AnytimeMavis StaplesSoul
153RedboneChildish GambinoSoul
154StayLittle QueenieDisco
155Carolina BluesBlues TravelerR&B
156Old TimesMarsha AmbrosiousR&B
15799 Cent DreamsEli "Paperboy" ReedNeo-Soul
158Just Gets Better with TimePersonal TouchSoul
159No Use in CryingCass ClaytonR&B
160Dance to the MusicSly & The Family StoneFunk
161Big ChiefProfessor LonghairR&B
162I'm Out!!Leela JamesSoul
163WastedNeville JacobsFunk
164So AmazingBashiri AsadNeo-Soul
165Freedom (feat. Iyanla Vanzant)Regina BelleR&B
166This is AmericaChildish GambinoSoul
167Slingshots and BoomerangsLittle QueenieSoul
168Miss MessBrooklyn Funk EssentialsFunk
169Little ThingsCass ClaytonR&B
170Back AgainJulian Taylor BandSoul
171Mr. PitifulOtis ReddingR&B
172Hit, Git, Quit, SplitJon ClearySoul
173On the Soul Side of TownTower of PowerR&B
174AutomaticThe BonFyreNeo-Soul
175Make Me FeelJanelle MonaeSoul
176Bad Luck SoulKing Biscuit BoySoul
177GoneJulian Taylor BandSoul
178Brothers and SistersMavis StaplesSoul
179What's Going onMarvin GayeR&B
180FireOhio PlayersR&B
181Born with the BluesThe Movers & ShakersR&B
182Golden WingsMike FarrisSoul
183Every Time It RainsKelly FinniganSoul
184The Only OneCalvin RichardsonR&B
185MedicineQueen NaijaR&B
186So Much LifeReady for the WorldR&B
187Before DarkSuChSoul
188ElviraThe Movers & ShakersR&B
189Why I Sing the BluesAretha FranklinSoul
190Ballet of the Unhatched Twins ISudan ArchivesR&B
191Rock with You (feat. J. Red (The Nephew))Shay DeniseSoul
192Smoking & DrinkingKelly FinniganSoul
193BakabanaBrooklyn Funk EssentialsSoul
194So Pretti (feat. Oh No)G&DSoul
195Walking in JerusalemMarc CohnSoul
196But AnywayBlues TravelerR&B
197I Got YouThe O'JaysSoul
198Who Sang It FirstBenny TurnerR&B
199Pink & Black CadillacThe Movers & ShakersR&B
200Tattered and TornCass ClaytonR&B

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