In this week’s edition of Chart Check, you’ll see whose eleventh week No.1 streak Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty” ended, where Jennifer Hudson’s “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)” landed on Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart along with debut position of “Where Did We Go Wrong” by Toni Braxton and Babyface. Also see which R&B/hip-hop couple’s single is No.1 on Urban radio and more.
Dates range: January 16 – January 23 (Billboard) and January 19 – January 25 (radio).
Well, Beyoncé’s self-titled visual album didn’t return to No.1 for the second week. In fact, the album dropped from No.2 to No.4., selling 61,399 copies this week. The eponymous album now totals 1,572,162 copies sold.
Falling from No.10 to No.17 this week is R. Kelly’s “Black Panties” album. Despite its fall, the album sold 16,000 copies, which now totals 302,000 copies sold to date.
Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings new album “Give The People What They Want” debuted at No.22.
Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2” dropped out the top 20 to No.26 this week. While Jhené Aiko’s “Sail Out” EP dipped four slots to No.34.
Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank’s (TGT) first joint album “Three Kings” re-entered at No.80 this week. The album debuted at No.3 during the week of August 20, 2013.
Here is a list of other R&B album positions within the top 100:
Tamar Braxton – “Love and War” – No.46
John Legend – “Love in the Future” – No.52
Justin Timberlake – “The 20/20 Experience” – No.57
Robin Thicke – “Blurred Lines” – No.59
Ariana Grande – “Yours Truly” – No.66
After falling to No.16 last week, Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love” with Jay Z has climbed back up the chart and now stands at No.12. Her single “XO” rose five slots to No.45. In addition, “Partition” moved four spots to No.86.
In its fifth week, “Talk Dirty” by Jason Derulo obtains a position in the top 20 at No.15 (Last week: No.29). Meanwhile, Pharrell’s “Happy” jumped from No.56 to No.25 after only three weeks.
Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” fell from No.28 to No.33.
John Legend’s “All of Me” reached a new peak position – No.49 after rising from last week’s position at No.54.
Chris Brown’s “Loyal” debuted at No.82.
Here is a list of other R&B song positions on the Hot 100 chart
Chris Brown featuring Nicki Minaj – “Love More” – No.46
Sevyn Streeter featuring Chris Brown – “It Won’t Stop” – No.50
August Alsina featuring Trinidad Jame$ – “I Luv This Sh*t” – No.73
Billboard R&B Albums
In their respective order, here are the Top 5 R&B albums among R&B acts.
1. Beyoncé – “Beyoncé”
2. R. Kelly – “Black Panties”
3. Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings – “Give The People What They Want” (Debut)
4. Justin Timberlake – “The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2”
5. Jhené Aiko – “Sail Out” EP
Here is list of other R&B albums positions on the R&B album chart.
John Legend – “Love in the Future” – No.7
Robin Thicke – “Blurred Lines” – No.9 (Last week: No.5)
TGT – “Three Kings” – No.10 (Last week: No.16)
Sevyn Streeter – “Call Me Crazy, But…” – No.11 (Last week: No.9)
Miguel – “Kaleidoscope Dream” – No.19 (Last week: No.22)
Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love” spends its third consecutive week atop of the chart. Meanwhile, Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty” guns for No.1 slot next week. The 2 Chainz-assisted tune rose from No.4 to No.2 this week.
Pharrell’s “Happy” bounces up from No.9 to No.4, becoming his first top-five record as a lead artist on this chart.
The-Dream and Ryan Tedder penned track “XO” by Beyoncé rose from No.7 to No.6.
After debuting at No. 25 last week, Chris Brown’s song “Loyal” featuring French Montana and Lil’ Wayne shot to No.13 this week.
Here is list of other R&B song positions on the Hot R&B Songs chart:
Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell & T.I. – “Blurred Lines” – No.5 (Last week: No.3)
Sevyn Streeter featuring Chris Brown – “It Won’t Stop” – No.9 (Last week: No.6)
Justin Timberlake’s – “TKO” – No.17 (Last week: No.14)
Beyoncé featuring Drake – “Mine” – No.22 (Last week: No.19)
Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Songs
The week’s top downloaded R&B/hip-hop songs,ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
Jason Derulo has been on a roll with his new single “Talk Dirty.” The single rose from No.3 to No.1, ending the eleventh week streak of “Monster” by Eminem and Rihanna.
In its seventh week on the chart, “Happy” by Pharrell stands at No.3. (Last week: No.5).
Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love” featuring Jay Z slips one slot to No.5. Meanwhile, John Legend’s passionate ballad “All of Me” made its entrance into the top ten at No.9. (Last week: No.14).
Billboard Adult R&B Songs
Salute to Robin Thicke as his latest single “For The Rest of My Life” stands firm at No.1 for the fourth week in a row.
Toni Braxton and Babyface’s passionate duet “Hurt You” reclaims the No.2 position after bumping Fantasia’s “Without Me” with Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliott to No.3.
Braxton and Babyface’s latest collaboration “Where Did We Go Wrong” debuted at No.20.
After 15 weeks on the chart, Ron Isley’s “My Favorite Thing” featuring Kem enters the top 5 at No.5 this week. (Last week: No.6).
Even without the help her new video, Jennifer Hudson’s “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)” featuring T.I. breaks into the top ten. The up-beat track jumped from No.12 to No.9.
Here is list of other R&B song positions on the Adult R&B Songs chart
Tamar Braxton – “All The Way Home” – No.10
Ledisi – “I Blame You” – No.11 (Last week: No. 14)
Leela James featuring Anthony Hamilton – “Say That” – No.15 (Last week: No.19)
Fantasia – “Side Effects of You” – No.19 (Last week: No.21)
Beyoncé featuring Jay Z – “Drunk In Love” – No.21 (Last week: No.26)
Bey’s controversial single “Drunk In Love” featuring Jay Z made its way to No.1 position after rising from No.5 in the last week. The collaborative record has reached 4,239 radio spins since entering the chart.
John Legend’s and Janelle Monáe’s latest singles break into the top 20 this week. Legend’s “All of Me” leaped from No.25 to No.19. Monáe’s duet “Primetime” with Miguel moved four slots to No.20.
“Loyal” by Chris Brown featuring rappers French Montana and Lil’ Wayne rose 11 spots to No.27 this week. The fresh track has reached 929 radio spins since entering January 6 at No.48.
The newest anthem “Can’t Raise A Man” by K. Michelle jumped from No.45 to No.29, becoming her second top-30 on Urban radio.
Jhené Aiko “The Worst” has climbed from No.48 to No.34.
Trey Songz “Na Na” stands at No.32.
Here is list of other R&B song positions on the Urban radio chart
Sevyn Streeter featuring Chris Brown – “It Won’t Stop” – No.4
Sebastian Mikael featuring Wale – “Last Night” – No.23
R. Kelly – “Cookie” – No.26
Tamar Braxton – “All The Way Home” – No.37
Urban Adult Contemporary Radio
Jennifer Hudson’s “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)” featuring T.I. moved from No.11 to No.9. The accompanying visuals for the single released on Thursday.
Charlie Wilson’s powerful love song “I Still Have You” rose from No.21 to its newest peak position, No.16.
Toni Braxton and Babyface’s “Where Did We Go Wrong” holds the No.23 position after moving from No.26. Their duet “Hurt You” rest at No.2.
Pharrell’s “Happy” leaped from No.64 to No.31 this week.
Here is list of other R&B song positions on the Urban AC radio chart
John Legend – “All of Me” – No.3
Ledisi – “I Blame You” – No.13
Leela James & Anthony Hamilton – “Say That” – No.19
Beyoncé featuring Jay Z – “Drunk In Love” – No.20
Sevyn Streeter featuring Chris Brown – “It Won’t Stop” – No.29
(Source: All Access, Billboard, Chart News and Hits Daily Double)