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
14InsaneEric Benét
15My ManTamar Braxton
16So I Can Have You BackJoe
17BonesRebecca Ferguson
18Pot Hole on Main StreetRandall Bramblett
20Thick of ItMary J. Blige
21Missin UUsher
22Until the Pain is Gone (feat. Jill Scott)Daley
23Hard for MeLeela James
24Forever MineAndra Day
25My RomanceBilly Porter
26Good WomanLa'Porsha Renae
27Carefully TaughtBilly Porter
28U + Me (Love Lesson)Mary J. Blige
30Green LightCharlie Faye And The Fayettes
31RunBell Biv DeVoe
33Best LoveYuna
345000 MilesJohnny Gill
35BlessingsChance The Rapper
36Sleeping with the One I LoveFantasia
38Come Do NothingAvery Sunshine
40Blended Family (What You Do for Love)Alicia Keys
41While We're YoungJhené Aiko
42HurtsEmeli Sandé
43SunshineEric Benét
44Brother, What Happened?Muddy Magnolias
45Another Love SongNe-Yo
46Get You (feat. Kali Uchis)Daniel Caesar
47Love Star (feat. Marsha Ambrosius & PJ)Common
48Rise UpAndra Day
49The Real Thing Don't ChangePorcelan
50Struggle LoveJaheim
51Hold UpBeyoncé
52Cranes in the SkySolange
53In CommonAlicia Keys
54Why I Love YouMAJOR.
55Lake by the OceanMaxwell
56I DoMusiq Soulchild
57Moonbeam LevelsPrince
58All NightBeyoncé
59Stop Where You AreCorinne Bailey Rae
60DiamondIzzy Bizu
61No Time for ItFantasia
62DeadwoodToni Braxton
63PraySam Smith
64Strong Black WomanChrisette Michele
65Remember UMelanie Fiona
66BlindTamar Braxton
67Crush (feat. Usher)Yuna
68RespectAretha Franklin
69Woman's WorldBJ The Chicago Kid
70Leaving These DaysMike Biggar
71Burning RomeSt. Paul & The Broken Bones
72WorkVivian Green
73Holding onGregory Porter
74Stone Rollin'Raphael Saadiq
75I Made It (feat. Tye Tribbett)Fantasia
76If That Don't Tell YouThe James Hunter Six
77Flying Sweet Angel of JoyBette Smith
78Day DreamsRaphael Saadiq
79FlowersLeon Bridges
80(Baby) Hold onThe James Hunter Six
81The GameGabriel Garzon-Montano
82Better ManLeon Bridges
83Mama Got It Wrong Sometimes TooAndrea Marr
84S.O.B.Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
85The Good TimesEric Lindell
86She Thinks I Still CareEric Lindell
87Way Back (feat. Snoop Dogg)TLC
88Call on GodSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
89Not My ManTamar Braxton
90Little MacBrock Zeman
91All Night (ft. Knox Fortune)Chance The Rapper
92Show You the Way (feat. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins)Thundercat
93Remember You Used to Love MeGregg Martinez
94I TryMacy Gray
95How Do I Get There?Don Bryant
96Devil's HaircutRandall Bramblett
97On and onCurtis Harding
99Force of NatureAndrea Marr
100Feel Like a StrangerMichael Pickett
101RiverLeon Bridges
102Speed RacerMelat
103Mole Hill Mountain BluesAl Wood & The Woodsmen
104Little BitMavis Staples
105Dancing in the StreetMartha Reeves & the Vandellas
106Mac DaddyGregg Martinez
107CreditAndrea Marr
108Save MeAretha Franklin
109I'm Movin' on (Single Version)Ray Charles
110She Got Soul (feat. Anthony Hamilton)Robert Randolph & The Family Band
111A Nickel and a NailDon Bryant
112Broken PeopleMuddy Magnolias
113Black Man in a White WorldMichael Kiwanuka
114Love Yourself (feat. Kanye West)Mary J. Blige
115Run Like the RiverVintage Trouble
116Real Good ManAndrea Marr
117GoldAndra Day
118Let's Take It to the BedroomAndrea Marr
119Dammn BabyJanet Jackson
120Angel (Live)Lalah Hathaway
121I've Been FailingNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
122Keep You in MindGuordan Banks
123AmenAnthony Hamilton
124Can't WaitJill Scott
125Wake Up EverybodyR. Kelly
126Grown Folks Music (Work)Vivian Green
127Trouble BluesSam Cooke
128Count Your BlessingsThe Como Mams
129I Found LoveBette Smith
130One Ain't EnoughDon Bryant
131Don't GoKevin Ross
132Prior to You (feat. Tank)Tyrese
133Am I Wrong (feat. ScHoolboy Q)Anderson .Paak
134Something About YouDon Bryant
135I Can't Thank Him EnoughThe Como Mams
136Players BluesBoogie Patrol
137JolieThe California Honeydrops
138Cool Cool WaterDenielle Bassels
139World in an UproarMichael Pickett
140LovesickRobert Randolph & The Family Band
141When I Met YouFantasia
142I Want UBrian McKnight
143Say SomethingIzo Fitzroy
144Me and Your MamaChildish Gambino
145Kiss Tomorrow GoodbyeGregg Martinez
146Good to Love You (feat. Dave Hollister)Leela James
147Shake It offRobert Randolph & The Family Band
148Make the WorldLee Fields
149That Old Wind (feat. Sonny Landreth)Gregg Martinez
150Rabbot HoThundercat
151100 Days, 100 NightsSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
152RespectOtis Redding
153Memphis TrainGreasy Gravy
154My Funny ValentineBilly Porter
155Let Them KnockSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
156Howling at NothingNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
157It Ain't Easy (Remastered)Bettye LaVette
158Can't Hide the HurtDon Bryant
159Bring It on Home to MeSam Cooke
160StrandedThe James Hunter Six
161This TimeThe California Honeydrops
162This is Where We Came inThe James Hunter Six
163I'm Coming HomeLee Fields
164Buckshot SadieBrock Zeman
165Anything is Better Than NothingJoakim Tinderholt
166Hold on to MeJoakim Tinderholt
167I Just Don't Have the TimeRandall Bramblett
169I Can’t Stand the RainGregg Martinez
170Lean into ItJoe
171Garbage ManRandall Bramblett
172Juggler' BluesAl Wood & The Woodsmen
173Good ThingGreasy Gravy
174Mama Don't Like My ManSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
175You Send MeSam Cooke
176A Truer HeartThe James Hunter Six
177It's TimeNick Waterhouse
178Here I ComeIzo Fitzroy
179Move UpstairsThe Como Mams
180Slippery People (Live)Mavis Staples
181Can I Change My MindTyrone Davis
182It Was JealousyDon Bryant

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