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"Adorn" is a song by American singer Miguel, written and recorded as the first single from his second studio album Kaleidoscope Dream (2012).
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
"Ain't Nobody Here but Us Chickens" is a 1946 song, with music and lyrics by Alex Kramer and Joan Whitney.
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter.
"All of Me" is a song by American singer John Legend from his fourth studio album Love in the Future (2013).
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and songwriter.
"Be Without You" is a song by American recording artist Mary J. Blige.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
William Ballard Doggett (February 16, 1916 – November 13, 1996) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues pianist and organist.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Billy Ward and his Dominoes were an African-American R&B vocal group.
"Blame It" (also known as "Blame It (On the Alcohol)") is a song by American singer/actor Jamie Foxx, released as the second official single from his third studio album, Intuition.
"Blurred Lines" is a single written and performed by American recording artists Robin Thicke, T.I., and Pharrell Williams.
The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.
"Bump n' Grind" is a song by American R&B singer R. Kelly.
"Can't Be Friends" is an R&B song by American recording artist Trey Songz.
"Can't Hold Us" is a song written and performed by American hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and singer Ray Dalton, originally released on August 16, 2011 as the second single from the duo's debut studio album The Heist (2012).
Tony Russell "Charles" Brown (September 13, 1922 – January 21, 1999) was an American blues singer and pianist whose soft-toned, slow-paced blues-club style influenced blues performance in the 1940s and 1950s.
Charlotte Emma Aitchison (born August 2, 1992), known professionally as Charli XCX, is an English singer and songwriter.
Charles Otto Puth Jr. (born December 2, 1991) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
"Choo Choo Ch'Boogie" is a popular song written by Vaughn Horton, Denver Darling, and Milt Gabler.
Christopher Maurice Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Deborah Cox (born July 13, 1971) is a Canadian R&B singer-songwriter and actress.
"Diamonds" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her seventh studio album, Unapologetic (2012).
"Don't Cry Baby" is a song written by Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, and Stella Unger.
Doo-wop is a genre of rhythm and blues music that was developed in African-American communities in the East Coast of the United States in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur.
"Drank in My Cup" is a song by American rapper Kirko Bangz.
Dru Hill is an American R&B group, most popular during the 1990s, whose repertoire included soul, hip hop soul and gospel music.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.
Erskine Ramsay Hawkins (July 26, 1914 – November 11, 1993) was an American trumpet player and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama, dubbed "The 20th Century Gabriel".
"Fancy" is a song by Australian rapper Iggy Azalea featuring British singer Charli XCX, taken from the former's debut studio album, The New Classic (2014).
Fantasia Monique Taylor (née Barrino; born June 30, 1984), known professionally by her mononym Fantasia, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and actress.
Frank Ocean (born Christopher Edwin Breaux; October 28, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and photographer.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
"God in Me" is the second single released for Grammy Award-winning contemporary gospel group Mary Mary's fourth studio album The Sound, and featured Kierra Sheard.
Eddie Jones (December 10, 1926 – February 7, 1959), better known as Guitar Slim, was a New Orleans blues guitarist in the 1940s and 1950s, best known for the million-selling song "The Things That I Used to Do", produced by Johnny Vincent for Specialty Records.
"Happy" is a song written, produced, and performed by American singer Pharrell Williams, from the ''Despicable Me 2'' soundtrack album.
Heaven Sent is an R&B song by American singer-songwriter Keyshia Cole.
"Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop" is a 1946 song by Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
A honky-tonk (also called honkatonk, honkey-tonk, or tonk) is both a bar that provides country music for the entertainment of its patrons and the style of music played in such establishments.
Sudan Ameer Williams (born November 16, 1989) better known by his stage name Iamsu!, is an American rapper and record producer known for his featured appearances on "Gas Pedal", "Function", and "Up!" as well as his own singles "By My Side", "Famous" and "Only That Real", with the latter being the lead single of his debut studio album, Sincerely Yours.
"If I Ain't Got You" is a song by American singer Alicia Keys from her second studio album The Diary of Alicia Keys (2003).
Amethyst Amelia Kelly (born 7 June 1990), known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper.
"In My Bed" is a number-one platinum-selling R&B single by R&B group Dru Hill.
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.
Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, record producer, film producer, and comedian.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an American singer, actress, and spokesperson.
Joseph Christopher "Joe" Liggins, Jr. (born Theodro Elliott; July 9, 1916 – July 26, 1987) was an American R&B, jazz and blues pianist and vocalist who led Joe Liggins and his Honeydrippers in the 1940s and 1950s.
John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter and actor.
Julia Lee (October 31, 1902 – December 8, 1958) at Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer.
Kelvin Johnson, better known by his stage name K'Jon, is an R&B singer whose 2009 solo debut album, I Get Around, reached number one on the R&B charts.
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
Keyshia Myesha Cole (born October 15, 1981) is an American singer/songwriter, record producer, business woman, and television personality.
Kirk Jerel Randle (born August 20, 1989), better known by his stage name Kirko Bangz, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer signed to Atlantic Records.
Kyla Reid (Smith), commonly known as Kyla, is a British house music singer in the UK funky subgenre.
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper.
Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor.
Listed here are Billboard magazine's number-one rhythm and blues hits from 1942 to 1959.
"Lost Without U" is a song by American recording artist Robin Thicke.
Louis Jordan was an American popular music innovator who recorded from the 1930s until the 1970s.
"Love On Top" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her fourth studio album 4 (2011).
LoveRance (born Rance Love Oliver II) is an American rapper, producer and DJ from the Bay Area.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is an American hip hop duo, formed in 2008, from Seattle, Washington.
Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter.
Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress.
Mary Mary are an American gospel duo composed of sisters Erica Atkins-Campbell and Trecina Atkins-Campbell.
Gerald Maxwell Rivera better known by his stage names Maxwell and Musze, is an American (of Puerto Rican and Haitian descent) singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor.
Miguel Jontel Pimentel (born October 23, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Motown is an American record company.
Taalib Johnson, professionally known as Musiq Soulchild or simply Musiq (born September 16, 1977) is an American singer and songwriter whose style blends R&B, funk, blues, jazz, gospel influences fused with hip hop.
"Needed Me" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer and songwriter Rihanna from her eighth studio album, Anti (2016).
Next is an American contemporary R&B musical trio, popular during the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.
"Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" is the lead single released by Canadian recording artist Deborah Cox from her second studio album One Wish (1998).
"One Dance" is a song by Canadian rapper Drake from his fourth studio album, Views (2016).
Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams (July 13, 1915 – September 14, 2002) was an American jazz and blues saxophonist, bandleader, and songwriter.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Pink Champagne (first named Kasern 9) was a Swedish feminist punk band in the 1980s.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
"Pretty Wings" is a single by American singer-songwriter Maxwell's fourth studio album BLACKsummers'night.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (previously known as Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay) is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks the top R&B and hip hop songs in the United States, based on audience impressions from a panel of radio stations monitored by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems.
Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player.
Ray Dalton (born May 10, 1991) is a Grammy nominated American singer and songwriter based in Seattle, Washington.
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born 20 February 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Robin Thicke (born March 10, 1977) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
"Saturday Night Fish Fry" is a popular song written by Louis Jordan and Ellis Lawrence Walsh, best known through the version recorded by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.
"Searchin'" is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller specifically for The Coasters.
"See You Again" is a song recorded by American rapper Wiz Khalifa, featuring American singer Charlie Puth.
"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" is a song from American singer Beyoncé's third studio album, I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008).
"Sixty Minute Man" is a rhythm and blues (R&B) record released in 1951 by Billy Ward and his Dominoes.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
"Spotlight" is an R&B song written and produced by Ne-Yo, and Norwegian production duo Stargate for Jennifer Hudson's self titled debut album.
"Step in the Name of Love (Remix)" is the title of a hit song by R&B singer R. Kelly.
Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
"Sure Thing" is a song by American recording artist Miguel.
Faheem Rashad Najm (born September 30, 1985), better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer.
Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. (born September 25, 1980), known professionally as T.I. and Tip (often stylized as TIP or T.I.P.), is an American rapper and actor.
"Teachme" is the second single from Musiq Soulchild's fourth album Luvanmusiq.
The Coasters are an American rhythm and blues/rock and roll vocal group who had a string of hits in the late 1950s.
"The Honeydripper (Parts 1 and 2)" is an R&B song by Joe Liggins and his Honeydrippers which topped the US Billboard R&B chart (at that time called the "Race Records" chart) for 18 weeks, from September 1945 to January 1946.
"The Hucklebuck" (sometimes written "The Huckle-Buck") is a jazz and R&B dance tune first popularized by Paul Williams and His Hucklebuckers in 1949.
"The Monster" is a song from American rapper Eminem's album The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (2013) with guest vocals by Barbadian singer Rihanna.
The Temptations are an American vocal group who released a series of successful singles and albums with Motown Records during the 1960s and 1970s.
"The Things That I Used to Do" is a 12-bar blues song written by Guitar Slim.
"There Goes My Baby" is a song by American recording artist Usher.
"Thinkin Bout You" is a song by American singer Frank Ocean, released as the lead single from his debut studio album Channel Orange (2012).
"Thrift Shop" is a song by American hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
"Too Close" is a song by American R&B group Next, featuring uncredited vocals from Vee of Koffee Brown.
Tremaine Aldon Neverson (born November 28, 1984), better known as Trey Songz, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actor.
"Trouble Blues" is a 1949 single by The Charles Brown Trio.
Tympany Five was a successful and influential rhythm and blues and jazz dance band founded by Louis Jordan in 1938.
Tyrese is a given name.
"Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)" is a song by American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys from her fourth studio album The Element of Freedom (2009).
"Until the End of Time" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake from his second studio album, FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006), written and produced by Timberlake, Timbaland, and Nate "Danja" Hills.
"UP! (Beat The Pussy Up)" is the debut single by American hip hop recording artist LoveRance, featuring vocals from recording artists Iamsu! and Skipper P. The song was produced by Iamsu!.
Urban contemporary is a music radio format.
Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American singer, songwriter and dancer.
Michael "Mike" Wansley (born October 9, 1961), better known by his stage names Wanz and TeeWanz, is an American singer, songwriter and rapper.
"We Belong Together" is a song by American singer Mariah Carey from her tenth studio album, The Emancipation of Mimi (2005).
"When I See U" is a song recorded by American recording artist Fantasia Barrino for her second studio album, Fantasia (2006).
Cameron Jibril Thomaz (born September 8, 1987), known professionally as Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter and actor.
Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), known professionally as Wizkid (sometimes stylised as WizKid), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.
"You Make Me Wanna..." is a song by American recording artist Usher.
"(Opportunity Knocks But Once) Snatch and Grab It" is a 1947 novelty song by Julia Lee and Her Boy Friends.
Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, businessman, and investor.
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