Get Ready To Sway! Here Are 20 Of The Most Iconic R&B And Soul Songs Of Our Time

Take a trip down memory lane and add these R&B songs to your next playlist.
Kimberly Wilson Feb, 13, 2019

There’s nothing like a good R&B song—You know that one song that can make you remember the best of times (your first crush) or the worst of times (your first breakup)? And while there are an infinite number of songs that evoke the emotions you may have felt way back when, there are only a few that stand the test of time.

No top R&B list would be complete without Whitney, Anita, or Luther, but who else measures up? We’ve compiled some of our favorite R&B songs from the past few decades that will have you feeling nostalgic, but also leave you wanting to sing along. Take a trip down memory lane and add each of these songs to your next playlist.

D’Angelo - Untitled (How Does It Feel)

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Soul For Real - Candy Rain

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Ginuwine - Pony

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Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here

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MAJOR. – Why I Love You

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Barry White – Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love

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Commodores – Three Times A Lady

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Shai - If I Ever Fall In Love

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Boys II Men - I’ll Make Love To You

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KeKe Wyatt feat. Avant – Nothing In This World

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K-Ci & JoJo – All My Life

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Babyface – Every Time I Close My Eyes

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Mary J. Blige – Not Gon’ Cry

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New Edition – Can You Stand The Rain

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Jackson 5 – I’ll Be There

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Sade – No Ordinary Love

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Luther Vandross – Here And Now

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Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

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SWV - Weak

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Eric Benet and Tamia – Spend My Life With You

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