The Roots Music Report's
Top R&B Song Chart
for the Year of 2020

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name Sub Genre
1Blinding LightsThe WeekndSoul
2In Your EyesThe WeekndSoul
3Till I Hear It from YouThe James Hunter SixSoul
4Say SoDoja CatSoul
5Know Your WorthKhalidR&B
6HeartlessThe WeekndSoul
7Me + YouMonicaSoul
8RollingMichael KiwanukaSoul
9Something to Talk AboutJamesDavisNeo-Soul
10Before I Let Go (Homecoming Live Bonus Track)BeyoncéSoul
11ChangeMavis StaplesSoul
12Best ThingInayahSoul
13Anything for YouLedisiSoul
14Steady LoveIndia.ArieNeo-Soul
16Can't FightLianne La HavasSoul
17Soul of a WomanJohnny GillR&B
18Over NowCalvin HarrisR&B
20Sleep on ItGallantR&B
22Time MachineAlicia KeysSoul
23Crazy Kind of Love (From "True to the Game 2")Tamar BraxtonSoul
24Up All NightKhalidSoul
25You Are Not AloneEmeli SandéSoul
26Like That (feat. Gucci Mane)Doja CatSoul
27YouNicole BusSoul
28Work to DoMarc CohnSoul
29That MagicIndia.ArieSoul
30SPIRIT (From Disney's "The Lion King")BeyoncéSoul
31None for YouLola YoungSoul
32LOVE AGAINDaniel CaesarSoul
33Come ThruSummer WalkerSoul
34Triggered (freestyle)Jhené AikoSoul
35Temperature RisingTory LanezSoul
36Between Us (feat. Snoh Aalegra)dvsnSoul
37Hard PlaceH.E.R.R&B
38DinosaurAngie StoneSoul
39Back Together (feat. Rick James)Anthony HamiltonR&B
40ShadeAlex Lucero & Live AgainSoul
41Heard It All BeforeDinah JaneSoul
42Vigilante ManRy CooderR&B
43One I GotCharlie WilsonSoul
44Strong Womxn (Stripped)Poppy AjudhaSoul
45I Need Never Get OldNathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsSoul
46HeroMichael KiwanukaSoul
47Congo SquareSonny LandrethR&B
48If It Feels Good (Then It Must Be)Leon BridgesSoul
49Cabin FeverJadenSoul
50Wake Up Love (feat. Iman)Teyana TaylorSoul
51Playing GamesSummer WalkerSoul
52U 2 LuvNe-YoSoul
53Turntables (from the Amazon Original Movie "All In: the Fight for Democracy")Janelle MonaeSoul
54My WayAloe BlaccSoul
55Greatest LoveCiaraSoul
56Take Care of You (feat. Syd)Charlotte Day WilsonSoul
57Baby Mama (feat. Chance the Rapper)BrandySoul
58Back Home (feat. Summer Walker)Trey SongzSoul
59Show Me Your LoveSeason AmmonsR&B
60With YouMariah CareySoul
61B.S. (feat. H.E.R.)Jhené AikoSoul
62SparrowEmeli SandéSoul
63Who Sang It FirstBenny TurnerR&B
65TestifyRobin ThickeSoul
66Coming HomeLeon BridgesSoul
67Bad HabitsUsherSoul
68Where is Our Love Song (feat. Gary Clark Jr.)Stevie WonderSoul
69Butterflies Pt. 2Queen NaijaSoul
70Losers WeepersKaz HawkinsSoul
71Lie to MeKemNeo-Soul
72Something Keeps Calling (feat. Rob Bacon)Raphael SaadiqSoul
73BittersweetLianne La HavasSoul
74Tell MeThe DevonnsMotown
75Secret Garden (feat. Sisqó, Shawn Stockman & Raheem DeVaughn)Omar WilsonSoul
76Boo'd UpElla MaiNeo-Soul
77Miss PitifulKaz HawkinsSoul
78I Don't Wanna Be Without YouThe James Hunter SixSoul
79Something's Got a Hold on MeKaz HawkinsSoul
81Live out Your LoveKemSoul
82WhoaSnoh AalegraSoul
84Tell MamaKaz HawkinsSoul
85Rebellious Destroyer (feat. Branford Marsalis & Brandee Younger)The Soul RebelsSoul
86HurtArlo ParksR&B
87Strange FruitBettye LaVetteSoul
88Blank Marquee (feat. G-Eazy)YunaR&B
89Missing in ActionThe James Hunter SixSoul
90I Just Wanna Make Love to YouKaz HawkinsSoul
91AgreeableCautious ClaySoul
92St Louis BluesKaz HawkinsSoul
93I Hold No GrudgeBettye LaVetteSoul
94Pony UpThe BamboosR&B
95Cross the TrackMaceo ParkerSoul
96I Can Change Your MindThe James Hunter SixSoul
97For What It's WorthBilly PorterSoul
98EXKiana LedéSoul
99Can't You SeeTomar and the FcsSoul
100B SideCass ClaytonR&B
101SpoonfulKaz HawkinsSoul
103Whoa (feat. Pharrell Williams) [Remix]Snoh AalegraSoul
104Flowers at My FeetCass ClaytonR&B
106Hold on TightAloe BlaccSoul
107Phunk JamPlunky & OnenessR&B
108SecurityKaz HawkinsSoul
109How Will I FeelLouis YorkR&B
110Blind GirlKaz HawkinsSoul
111Elmira St. BoogieDanny GattonR&B
112Show Me Love (feat. Miguel)Alicia KeysR&B
113Never Enough MoneyMartha WashFunk
114Slide (feat. YG)H.E.R.R&B
115Save Your TearsThe WeekndSoul
116At LastKaz HawkinsSoul
117Blues for the WeepersBettye LaVetteSoul
118Black DogArlo ParksR&B
119This is AmericaChildish GambinoSoul
120In the Rain (feat. Chantae Cann)Ashleigh SmithNeo-Soul
121Get out and Get ItDevon GilfillianSoul
122The Real ThingSuChSoul
123Talk (feat. Kyle Hippy)J. HowellR&B
124Doesn't Make SenseCass ClaytonR&B
125U Say (feat. 6LACK)The BonFyreR&B
126Part of MeTedeschi Trucks BandSoul
127RainNicole BusR&B
128Forever ValentineCharlie WilsonR&B
129When You Love SomebodyRobin ThickeR&B
130Off the Grid (Neo Soul Mix) [feat. Cornell Cc Carter]J.D's Time MachineR&B
131NobodyBrian McKnightR&B
132Memories (feat. John Legend)Buju BantonDisco
133Already Knew YouEric RobersonNeo-Soul
134Givin' It Up for Your Love (Live)Delbert McClinton & Self-Made MenR&B
135Mad at Me.Kiana LedéNeo-Soul
136It Wasn't Really LoveThe ShindellasR&B
13753.49Childish GambinoNeo-Soul
138Love by DesignGlenn Jones and Regina BelleR&B
139How This FeelsR.Lum.RR&B
140AutomaticDay KornegayR&B
141I Want You AroundSnoh AalegraR&B
142Don't You Know ThatRahsaan PattersonNeo-Soul
143Whacha Gonna BringThe MotetFunk
144What's Going onMarvin GayeR&B
145Dance the Night AwayAshley ScottR&B
146Celebrate Your BodyJ.D's Time MachineR&B
147Leave Em Alone (feat. PnB Rock)Layton Greene, Lil Baby & City GirlsR&B
148Don't Waste My Time (feat. Ella Mai)UsherR&B
149Do ItToni BraxtonDisco
150One in a MillionWill DowningDisco
151Lead MeCee Lo GreenDisco
152YEARNING for YOUR LOVEPJ MortonNeo-Soul
153Take Me with USharon Jones & The Dap-KingsSoul
154Just Kissed My BabyMaceo ParkerSoul
156What You Did (feat. Ella Mai)MahaliaR&B
157Hair Down (feat. Kendrick Lamar)SiRR&B
158ConfessionsSudan ArchivesR&B
159Different State of MindLaura Rain and the CaesarsSoul
160Mr. Big ShotNicole BusR&B
161No Guidance (feat. Drake)Chris BrownSoul
162Some Things Are Not KnownEuforquestraFunk
163You'll SeeCass ClaytonR&B
164Little ThingsCass ClaytonR&B
165Make It Better (feat. Smokey Robinson)Anderson .PaakR&B
166GoneAlex IsleyR&B
167Thing Called LoveKevin RossR&B
168RespectAretha FranklinSoul
16945Thomas DybdahlSoul
170Lovely DayBill WithersSoul
172She Treats Me RightThe Movers & ShakersR&B
173Black Qualls (feat. Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington & Childish Gambino)ThundercatSoul
174I Had Some Money (But I Spent It)Nick WaterhouseSoul
175The WeightAretha FranklinSoul
176Don't Leave Your GirlKIRBYR&B
177Just RightRaheem DeVaughnNeo-Soul
178Enough is EnoughTomar and the FcsSoul
179KnowMary J. BligeR&B
180Slide Back (feat. PJ Morton & Julian Gosin)The Soul RebelsSoul
181Look It HereNathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsSoul
182No Use in CryingCass ClaytonR&B
183Take Your TimeTomar and the FcsSoul
184The WalkMayer HawthorneSoul
185Let Them KnockSharon Jones & The Dap-KingsSoul
186If IAfter 7R&B
187RedboneChildish GambinoSoul
188SAY SO (feat. Jojo)PJ MortonNeo-Soul
189Forever YoursJ. BrownR&B
190We Don't FunkKIRBYR&B
191Get Yourself SomeThe AllergiesSoul
192Hold MeJoshua HenrySoul
193Take My Love (feat. Marietta Smith)The AllergiesSoul
194Don't Give Up on MeEmma Donovan & The PutbacksSoul
195Do Right Woman, Do Right ManAretha FranklinSoul
196Old TimesMarsha AmbrosiusR&B
197Stone Rollin'Raphael SaadiqSoul
198Rock SteadyMaceo ParkerSoul
199Blind FaithIzo FitzroySoul
200Shakey GroundThe TemptationsMotown

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