The Roots Music Report's
Top Soul Song Chart
for the Year of 2017

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1RedboneChildish Gambino
21-800-273-8255 (feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid)Logic
3Too Good at GoodbyesSam Smith
4I Need Never Get OldNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
5Long Song AwayKevin Ross
6Don't Want You BackLeela James
8Soul LoverTad Robinson
9Start overMusiq Soulchild
10Real OneChanté Moore
11Weight in Gold (feat. Seal)Gallant
12PermissionRo James
13One NightFreddie Jackson
14Love Do What It Do (feat. Darius Rucker)Robert Randolph & The Family Band
15InsaneEric Benét
16My ManTamar Braxton
17So I Can Have You BackJoe
18BonesRebecca Ferguson
19Pot Hole on Main StreetRandall Bramblett
21Thick of ItMary J. Blige
22Missin UUsher
23Until the Pain is Gone (feat. Jill Scott)Daley
24Hard for MeLeela James
25Forever MineAndra Day
26My RomanceBilly Porter
27Good WomanLa'Porsha Renae
28Carefully TaughtBilly Porter
29U + Me (Love Lesson)Mary J. Blige
31Green LightCharlie Faye And The Fayettes
32RunBell Biv DeVoe
34Best LoveYuna
355000 MilesJohnny Gill
36BlessingsChance The Rapper
37Sleeping with the One I LoveFantasia
39Come Do NothingAvery Sunshine
41Blended Family (What You Do for Love)Alicia Keys
42While We're YoungJhené Aiko
43HurtsEmeli Sandé
44SunshineEric Benét
45Brother, What Happened?Muddy Magnolias
46Another Love SongNe-Yo
47Get You (feat. Kali Uchis)Daniel Caesar
48Love Star (feat. Marsha Ambrosius & PJ)Common
49Rise UpAndra Day
50The Real Thing Don't ChangePorcelan
51Struggle LoveJaheim
52Hold UpBeyoncé
53Cranes in the SkySolange
54In CommonAlicia Keys
55Why I Love YouMAJOR.
56Lake by the OceanMaxwell
57I DoMusiq Soulchild
58Moonbeam LevelsPrince
59All NightBeyoncé
60Stop Where You AreCorinne Bailey Rae
61DiamondIzzy Bizu
62No Time for ItFantasia
63DeadwoodToni Braxton
64PraySam Smith
65Strong Black WomanChrisette Michele
66Remember UMelanie Fiona
67BlindTamar Braxton
68Crush (feat. Usher)Yuna
69RespectAretha Franklin
70Woman's WorldBJ The Chicago Kid
71Leaving These DaysMike Biggar
72Burning RomeSt. Paul & The Broken Bones
73WorkVivian Green
74Holding onGregory Porter
75Stone Rollin'Raphael Saadiq
76I Made It (feat. Tye Tribbett)Fantasia
77If That Don't Tell YouThe James Hunter Six
78Flying Sweet Angel of JoyBette Smith
79Day DreamsRaphael Saadiq
80FlowersLeon Bridges
81(Baby) Hold onThe James Hunter Six
82The GameGabriel Garzon-Montano
83Better ManLeon Bridges
84Mama Got It Wrong Sometimes TooAndrea Marr
85S.O.B.Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
86The Good TimesEric Lindell
87She Thinks I Still CareEric Lindell
88Way Back (feat. Snoop Dogg)TLC
89Call on GodSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
90Not My ManTamar Braxton
91Little MacBrock Zeman
92All Night (ft. Knox Fortune)Chance The Rapper
93Show You the Way (feat. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins)Thundercat
94Remember You Used to Love MeGregg Martinez
95I TryMacy Gray
96How Do I Get There?Don Bryant
97Devil's HaircutRandall Bramblett
98On and onCurtis Harding
100Force of NatureAndrea Marr
101Feel Like a StrangerMichael Pickett
102RiverLeon Bridges
103Speed RacerMelat
104Mole Hill Mountain BluesAl Wood & The Woodsmen
105Little BitMavis Staples
106Dancing in the StreetMartha Reeves & the Vandellas
107Mac DaddyGregg Martinez
108CreditAndrea Marr
109Save MeAretha Franklin
110I'm Movin' on (Single Version)Ray Charles
111She Got Soul (feat. Anthony Hamilton)Robert Randolph & The Family Band
112A Nickel and a NailDon Bryant
113Broken PeopleMuddy Magnolias
114Black Man in a White WorldMichael Kiwanuka
115Love Yourself (feat. Kanye West)Mary J. Blige
116Run Like the RiverVintage Trouble
117Real Good ManAndrea Marr
118GoldAndra Day
119Let's Take It to the BedroomAndrea Marr
120Dammn BabyJanet Jackson
121Angel (Live)Lalah Hathaway
122I've Been FailingNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
123Keep You in MindGuordan Banks
124AmenAnthony Hamilton
125Can't WaitJill Scott
126Wake Up EverybodyR. Kelly
127Grown Folks Music (Work)Vivian Green
128Trouble BluesSam Cooke
129Count Your BlessingsThe Como Mams
130I Found LoveBette Smith
131One Ain't EnoughDon Bryant
132Don't GoKevin Ross
133Prior to You (feat. Tank)Tyrese
134Am I Wrong (feat. ScHoolboy Q)Anderson .Paak
135Something About YouDon Bryant
136I Can't Thank Him EnoughThe Como Mams
137Players BluesBoogie Patrol
138JolieThe California Honeydrops
139Cool Cool WaterDenielle Bassels
140World in an UproarMichael Pickett
141LovesickRobert Randolph & The Family Band
142When I Met YouFantasia
143I Want UBrian McKnight
144Say SomethingIzo Fitzroy
145Me and Your MamaChildish Gambino
146Kiss Tomorrow GoodbyeGregg Martinez
147Good to Love You (feat. Dave Hollister)Leela James
148Shake It offRobert Randolph & The Family Band
149Make the WorldLee Fields
150That Old Wind (feat. Sonny Landreth)Gregg Martinez
151Rabbot HoThundercat
152100 Days, 100 NightsSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
153RespectOtis Redding
154Memphis TrainGreasy Gravy
155My Funny ValentineBilly Porter
156Let Them KnockSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
157Howling at NothingNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
158It Ain't Easy (Remastered)Bettye LaVette
159Can't Hide the HurtDon Bryant
160Bring It on Home to MeSam Cooke
161StrandedThe James Hunter Six
162This TimeThe California Honeydrops
163This is Where We Came inThe James Hunter Six
164I'm Coming HomeLee Fields
165Buckshot SadieBrock Zeman
166Anything is Better Than NothingJoakim Tinderholt
167Hold on to MeJoakim Tinderholt
168I Just Don't Have the TimeRandall Bramblett
170I Can’t Stand the RainGregg Martinez
171Lean into ItJoe
172Garbage ManRandall Bramblett
173Juggler' BluesAl Wood & The Woodsmen
174Good ThingGreasy Gravy
175Mama Don't Like My ManSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
176You Send MeSam Cooke
177A Truer HeartThe James Hunter Six
178It's TimeNick Waterhouse
179Here I ComeIzo Fitzroy
180Move UpstairsThe Como Mams
181Slippery People (Live)Mavis Staples
182Can I Change My MindTyrone Davis
183It Was JealousyDon Bryant

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