The Roots Music Report's
Top Soul Song Chart
for the Year of 2020

Rank Song Title Band/Artist Name
1Blinding LightsThe Weeknd
2In Your EyesThe Weeknd
3Till I Hear It from YouThe James Hunter Six
4Say SoDoja Cat
5HeartlessThe Weeknd
6Me + YouMonica
7RollingMichael Kiwanuka
8Before I Let Go (Homecoming Live Bonus Track)Beyoncé
9ChangeMavis Staples
10Best ThingInayah
11Anything for YouLedisi
13Can't FightLianne La Havas
15Time MachineAlicia Keys
16Crazy Kind of Love (From "True to the Game 2")Tamar Braxton
17Up All NightKhalid
18You Are Not AloneEmeli Sandé
19Like That (feat. Gucci Mane)Doja Cat
20YouNicole Bus
21Work to DoMarc Cohn
22That MagicIndia.Arie
23SPIRIT (From Disney's "The Lion King")Beyoncé
24None for YouLola Young
25LOVE AGAINDaniel Caesar
26Come ThruSummer Walker
27Triggered (freestyle)Jhené Aiko
28Temperature RisingTory Lanez
29Between Us (feat. Snoh Aalegra)dvsn
30DinosaurAngie Stone
31ShadeAlex Lucero & Live Again
32Heard It All BeforeDinah Jane
33One I GotCharlie Wilson
34Strong Womxn (Stripped)Poppy Ajudha
35I Need Never Get OldNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
36HeroMichael Kiwanuka
37If It Feels Good (Then It Must Be)Leon Bridges
38Cabin FeverJaden
39Wake Up Love (feat. Iman)Teyana Taylor
40Playing GamesSummer Walker
41U 2 LuvNe-Yo
42Turntables (from the Amazon Original Movie "All In: the Fight for Democracy")Janelle Monae
43My WayAloe Blacc
44Greatest LoveCiara
45Take Care of You (feat. Syd)Charlotte Day Wilson
46Baby Mama (feat. Chance the Rapper)Brandy
47Back Home (feat. Summer Walker)Trey Songz
48With YouMariah Carey
49B.S. (feat. H.E.R.)Jhené Aiko
50SparrowEmeli Sandé
52TestifyRobin Thicke
53Coming HomeLeon Bridges
54Bad HabitsUsher
55Where is Our Love Song (feat. Gary Clark Jr.)Stevie Wonder
56Butterflies Pt. 2Queen Naija
57Losers WeepersKaz Hawkins
58Something Keeps Calling (feat. Rob Bacon)Raphael Saadiq
59BittersweetLianne La Havas
60Secret Garden (feat. Sisqó, Shawn Stockman & Raheem DeVaughn)Omar Wilson
61Miss PitifulKaz Hawkins
62I Don't Wanna Be Without YouThe James Hunter Six
63Something's Got a Hold on MeKaz Hawkins
64Live out Your LoveKem
65WhoaSnoh Aalegra
67Tell MamaKaz Hawkins
68Rebellious Destroyer (feat. Branford Marsalis & Brandee Younger)The Soul Rebels
69Strange FruitBettye LaVette
70Missing in ActionThe James Hunter Six
71I Just Wanna Make Love to YouKaz Hawkins
72AgreeableCautious Clay
73St Louis BluesKaz Hawkins
74I Hold No GrudgeBettye LaVette
75Cross the TrackMaceo Parker
76I Can Change Your MindThe James Hunter Six
77For What It's WorthBilly Porter
78EXKiana Ledé
79Can't You SeeTomar and the Fcs
80SpoonfulKaz Hawkins
81Whoa (feat. Pharrell Williams) [Remix]Snoh Aalegra
82Hold on TightAloe Blacc
83SecurityKaz Hawkins
84Blind GirlKaz Hawkins
85Save Your TearsThe Weeknd
86At LastKaz Hawkins
87Blues for the WeepersBettye LaVette
88This is AmericaChildish Gambino
89Get out and Get ItDevon Gilfillian
90The Real ThingSuCh
91Part of MeTedeschi Trucks Band
92Take Me with USharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
93Just Kissed My BabyMaceo Parker
94Different State of MindLaura Rain and the Caesars
95No Guidance (feat. Drake)Chris Brown
96RespectAretha Franklin
9745Thomas Dybdahl
98Lovely DayBill Withers
99Black Qualls (feat. Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington & Childish Gambino)Thundercat
100I Had Some Money (But I Spent It)Nick Waterhouse
101The WeightAretha Franklin
102Enough is EnoughTomar and the Fcs
103Slide Back (feat. PJ Morton & Julian Gosin)The Soul Rebels
104Look It HereNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
105Take Your TimeTomar and the Fcs
106The WalkMayer Hawthorne
107Let Them KnockSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
108RedboneChildish Gambino
109Get Yourself SomeThe Allergies
110Hold MeJoshua Henry
111Take My Love (feat. Marietta Smith)The Allergies
112Don't Give Up on MeEmma Donovan & The Putbacks
113Do Right Woman, Do Right ManAretha Franklin
114Stone Rollin'Raphael Saadiq
115Rock SteadyMaceo Parker
116Blind FaithIzo Fitzroy
117So ReadyRaphael Saadiq
118Good Morning Love (feat. Samora Pinderhughes)Common
119100 Days, 100 NightsSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
120S.O.B.Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
121Lost in a DreamTawiah
122Easier Than ThisEleanor Underhill
123Walk with MeJoss Stone
125Use MeBill Withers
126I Say a Little PrayerAretha Franklin
127Chain of FoolsAretha Franklin
128Not Thinking About YouFifty Dollar Friend
129InnocenceTomar and the Fcs
130(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural WomanAretha Franklin
131Come DownAnderson .Paak
132Rock SteadyAretha Franklin
133Red LineIzo Fitzroy
134He's Your Could've BeenThe James Hunter Six
135Just Dropped in (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
136Sweet RedemptionHazel Miller
137Take It As You Find ItThe James Hunter Six
138SmokeBassel & the Supernaturals
139Keep the LoveBrooklyn Funk Essentials
140Sabor Latino (feat. Trombone Shorty)The Soul Rebels
142Last One StandingMonophonics
143Yes We Can CanMaceo Parker
144Stanyan StreetNick Waterhouse
145When You Love SomebodyLeela James
146Knock on WoodOtis Redding
147Mellow outNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
148I'll Still Be TrueSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
149Stranger to My HappinessSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
150Moaning BluesHazel Miller
151M a C E OMaceo Parker
152Spirit in the DarkAretha Franklin
153The Thrill is Gone (From Yesterday's Kiss)Aretha Franklin
154Border Song (Holy Moses)Aretha Franklin
155Who Told You ThatMavis Staples
156All Good ThingsJon Cleary
157Let It BeAretha Franklin
158Tints (feat. Kendrick Lamar)Anderson .Paak
159Don't Even Believe in LoveShelby Lynne
160Take Me to the Good TimesThe Suffers
161ThinkAretha Franklin
162Dancing in the StreetMartha Reeves & the Vandellas
163Eleanor RigbyAretha Franklin
164I'll Be AroundThe Spinners
165Nobody's BabySharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
166Hit, Git, Quit, SplitJon Cleary
167Love and UnityThe Burroughs
168Right Place Wrong TimeMaceo Parker
169Run for Your LifeMonophonics
170This Land is Your LandSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
171Brother or OtherThe James Hunter Six
172Howling at NothingNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
173Angel City, CaliforniaVintage Trouble
174Lonely Town, Lonely StreetBill Withers
175Who is He (And What is He to You)?Bill Withers
176PermissionRo James
177Morning in AmericaDurand Jones & The Indications
178Worried MindKyshona Armstrong
179One More SongBettye LaVette
180Why I Sing the BluesAretha Franklin
181You're All I Need to Get byAretha Franklin
182SometimeMavis Staples
183Reach 4 MeEn Vogue
184Fine TimeTomar and the Fcs
185MercyKayla Marque
186NeverThe James Hunter Six
187Move on UpCurtis Mayfield
188Keep on LookingSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
189Another BabyVintage Trouble
190Skin in the GameJon Cleary
191MonstersLos Coast
192Ain't Goin' Up in One of Those ThingsThe James Hunter Six
193Smile (feat. Latoiya Williams & Ms. Dezy)G&D
194Blow the Horns (feat. Passport P, Julian Gosin & Sean Carey)The Soul Rebels
195We Get by (feat. Ben Harper)Mavis Staples
196Tommy Don'tMenahan Street Band
197Rescue MeSharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
198Penny CandyCliff Beach
199Run Like the RiverVintage Trouble
200Better off DeadBill Withers

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