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Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song

This page lists the winners and nominees for the Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song. This award was first given in 1992 and since its conception, Pharrell Williams is the only artist to win the award twice.

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Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

1990sEdit

Year Song Artist Ref
1992
"Come and Talk to Me" Jodeci [1]
1993
"I Will Always Love You" Whitney Houston [2]
1994 N/A
1995
"Creep" TLC [3]
"If You Love Me" Brownstone
"One More Chance" The Notorious B.I.G.
"This Is How We Do It" Montell Jordan
1996
"You're Makin' Me High" Toni Braxton [4]
"All the Things (Your Man Won't Do)" Joe
"Down Low (Nobody Has to Know)" R. Kelly (feat. The Isley Brothers)
"Tha Crossroads" Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
1997
"In My Bed" Dru Hill [5]
"Can't Nobody Hold Me Down" Puff Daddy (feat. Mase)
"G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T." Changing Faces
"I'll Be Missing You" Puff Daddy (feat. Faith Evans and 112)
1998
"Too Close" Next [6]
"Are U Still Down" / "They Don't Know" Jon B.
"The Boy is Mine" Brandy and Monica
"No, No, No" Destiny's Child
1999
"Fortunate" Maxwell [7]
"Heartbreak Hotel" Whitney Houston (feat. Faith Evans and Kelly Price)
"No Scrubs" TLC
"Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" Deborah Cox

2000sEdit

Year Song Artist Ref
2000 N/A
2001
"Fiesta" R. Kelly (feat. Jay Z) [8]
"Love" Musiq
"Missing You" Case
"Where the Party At" Jagged Edge (feat. Nelly)
2002
"Foolish" Ashanti [9]
"Halfcrazy" Musiq
"Hot in Herre" Nelly
"U Don't Have to Call" Usher
2003 N/A
2004
"If I Ain't Got You" Alicia Keys [10]
"Diary" Alicia Keys
"Yeah!" Usher (feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris)
2005
"Let Me Love You" Mario [11]
"Lovers and Friends" Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz (feat. Usher and Ludacris)
"Truth Is" Fantasia
"We Belong Together" Mariah Carey
2006
"Be Without You" Mary J. Blige [12]
"It's Goin' Down" Yung Joc
"So Sick" Ne-Yo
"Unpredictable" Jamie Foxx (feat. Ludacris)
2007–09 N/A

2010sEdit

Year Song Artist Ref
2010 N/A
2011
"OMG" Usher (feat. Will.i.am) [13]
"Bottoms Up" Trey Songz (feat. Nicki Minaj)
"There Goes My Baby" Usher
"Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)" Alicia Keys
"What's My Name?" Rihanna (feat. Drake)
2012
"Motivation" Kelly Rowland (feat. Lil Wayne) [14]
"Down on Me" Jeremih (feat. 50 Cent)
"Fuck You" CeeLo Green
"She Ain't You" Chris Brown
"Sure Thing" Miguel
2013
"Diamonds" Rihanna [15]
"Adorn" Miguel
"Girl on Fire" Alicia Keys (feat. Nicki Minaj)
"Heart Attack" Trey Songz
"Thinkin Bout You" Frank Ocean
2014
"Blurred Lines" Robin Thicke (feat. T.I. and Pharrell Williams) [16]
"Drunk in Love" Beyoncé (feat. Jay Z)
"Happy" Pharrell Williams
"Hold On, We're Going Home" Drake (feat. Majid Jordan)
"Suit & Tie" Justin Timberlake (feat. Jay Z)
2015
"Happy" Pharrell Williams [17]
"All of Me" John Legend
"Don't Tell 'Em" Jeremih (feat. YG)
"Loyal" Chris Brown (feat. Lil Wayne, French Montana, Too $hort and Tyga)
"Talk Dirty" Jason Derulo (feat. 2 Chainz)
2016
"The Hills" The Weeknd [18]
"Can't Feel My Face" The Weeknd
"Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)"
"Here" Alessia Cara
"Post to Be" Omarion (feat. Chris Brown and Jhené Aiko)
2017
"One Dance" Drake (feat. WizKid and Kyla) [19]
"24K Magic" Bruno Mars
"Needed Me" Rihanna
"Starboy" The Weeknd (feat. Daft Punk)
"Work" Rihanna (feat. Drake)
2018
"That's What I Like" Bruno Mars
"Finesse" Bruno Mars (featuring Cardi B)
"Redbone" Childish Gambino
"Wild Thoughts" DJ Khaled (featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller)
"Young Dumb & Broke" Khalid

Multiple wins and nominationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1992 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 19, 2016.
  2. ^ "Whitney Houston Attains Eleven Awards at 1993 Billboard Music Awards". UPI. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  3. ^ "1994 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 4, 2016.
  4. ^ "1996 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  5. ^ "1997 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  6. ^ "1998 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  7. ^ "1999 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  8. ^ "2001 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  9. ^ "2002 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  10. ^ "2004 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  11. ^ "2005 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  12. ^ "2006 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  13. ^ "2011 Billboard Music Awards". Awards and Winners. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  14. ^ "Adele Wins 12 Gongs at Billboard Music Awards 2012". MTV. 21 May 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
  15. ^ "Billboard Music Awards 2013: The Complete Winners List". MTV. May 19, 2013.
  16. ^ "Billboard Music Awards: Full Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter. May 18, 2014. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  17. ^ "2015 Billboard Music Awards". Variety. May 17, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  18. ^ "2016 Billboard Music Awards". Billboard.com. May 22, 2016. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  19. ^ "Here is the Complete List of Winners from the 2017 Billboard Music Awards".