These are the top 20 R&B songs from 2016!


20) That girl can still SANG! And put out some really good music in 2016 Fantasia kicks off the top 20 in 2016 with "No Time For It"

19) I always thought she was beautiful but when she introduced her "bare" look I fell back in love with her! And then she dropped a new album! Here's Alicia Keys with "In Common"

18) Eric Benet is still putting out good R&B music back with number 18 of 2016 here's "Sunshine"

17) Kem has always had a great voice and it was a true treat when he dropped this one for us here's number 17 "Nobody"...

16)  Andra Day had a great year and this song was one of the most inspirational songs of the year here's number 16 with "Rise Up"

15) Weren't you happy when you heard After 7 was making a comeback? I sure was! Here they are checking in at number 15 with "I Want You"

14) This young lady debuted with Usher, I mean who else would you want to debut with right? Born in Malaysia here's the number 14 song from Yuna featuring Usher with "CRUSH"

13) The British baddie I like to call her...with that golden voice, here's Adele with the number 13 song of 2016 "Hello" 

12) Keith Sweat continues to stay relevant and belting out the hits baby! Here's "Good Love" number 12:

11) And then she came back with a new album and tour and decided she wanted to get pregnant at age 50... who does that? Janet does....Ms. Jackson if ya nasty! Number 11 of 2016 with No Sleep!

10) He continued to keep us dancing and praising God at the same time! The Legendary Kurt Franklin with Wanna Be Happy? The Number 10 song of 2016:

9) Jilly from Philly gave us great music in 2016 ending out the year with the number 9 song here's Jill Scott with "Can't Wait"

8) This was a carryover from 2015 but the song continued to jam! From the Fifty Shades Of Grey Soundtrack its The Weeknd with "Earned It" with the number 8 song of 2016!

7) Another classic carried over into 2016 making all of us dark skinned brothas proud of the movement lol.... here's Tyrese with "Shame" with the number 7 song of 2016!

6) Anthony Hamilton continued to be a mainstay in R&B in 2016 with his classic Amen the number 6 song of 2016!

5) We are just waiting on the album and tour! Ok this is technically Johnny Gill's song but all of the members of New Edition are on it! He came back with a hot one its Johnny Gill featuring Ralph Tresvant, Ricky Bell, Ronny Devoe, Michael Bivins with "This One's For Me and You" the number 5 song of 2016!

4) This guy came out of nowhere but laid a smooth R&B track for us to vibe to this year, here's Guordan Banks with "Keep You In Mind" with the number 4 song of 2016!

3)  After dropping his first album in almost 7 years we were definitely ready for the return of Maxwell here is "Lake By The Ocean" the number 3 song of 2016!

2) She remade an old Anita Baker classic and parlayed it into the number 2 song from 2016 here is Lalah Hathaway with Angel!

1) From the moment we played this song it has never gotten old. It has been the number one most requested and played song on KISS-FM all year, he is also on tour currently with Mary J. Blige and Maxwell. Born and raised in Stuttgart, Germany he can boast that he has the number one song of 2016!

Here's Ro James with Permission the number one song of 2016!


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