R&B Songs i.e. Rhythm and Blues music is one of the popular genres of American and African music, originated in the 1940s. The origin of R&B music is from jazz music and characterized as a more aggressive and upbeat outgrowth of jazz. In the modern era, R&B love songs are called as a genre of pop songs that are centered on the vocalist and also include the element of hip-hop as well as funk. When the heavy and insistent beat of rocking and jazz music was becoming more popular, R&B songs came into existence and initially used by the record companies. Many popular top R&B songs of all time are based on the combination of other popular music genres like jazz, blues and gospel.
In R&B, rhythm comes from music and blues comes from the lyrics and melodies so latest old school R&B songs 2017 are called as an ensemble style that includes many instrumentalists, wind instruments, combination of piano and organ and a lead singer.
Top 10 R&B Songs List 2017
- That’s What I Like – Bruno Mars
- Chanel – Frank Ocean
- Redbone – Childish Gambino
- Selfish – Future ft Rihanna
- Location – Khalid
- Regret In Your Tears – Nicki Minaj
- Bodmon Song – Tory Lanez
- Long Song Away – Kevin Ross
- Whiskey Kisses – MiC LOWRY
- Party Monster – The Weeknd
Best R&B Songs Of 2017 So Far
- Not Nice – PARTYNEXTDOOR
- Undercover – Kehlani
- Nobody Else But You – Trey Songz
- Idfc – blackbear
- Losin Control – Russ
- Drugs – August Alsina
- Cranes In The Sky – Solange
- That’s What’s Up – Alicia Keys
In the beginning of R&B, only African and American people were attracted due to the immediacy and dancing ability in these songs, but in 70s, R&B was used as a blanket term for the soul and in the 80s the newer style of R&B is called as Contemporary R&B.
R&B music is the combination of rock and roll, doo-wop, jump and club blues, soul, funk, Motown, disco and rap. Some country style music flavor is also present in list of R&B songs. Songs are the part and parcel of any party and R&B songs fulfilled all the demands required for the beaming party. Today R&B music is world famous genre of music and people love to play the Hits of new R&B songs 2017 in their parties as these songs include the upbeat music performed by African and American artists and people will induce to step ahead on floor and dance with full energy.