Best R&B Songs of 2016

DaWyteNight
If you've only been listening to mainstream pop/urban radio, you've probably been missing out on most of these jems! Unsurprisingly, the best songs are songs that weren't hits or were not released as singles for radio. This is because sadly r&b does not do well on the radio anymore, that work/no limit crap they play on the radio really ain't r&b!

The Top Ten

1 Tell Me - Usher

Not just the best song of 2016, but probably Usher's best song, and one of the greatest r&b songs ever made! How can such a great song be included on such a bad album! - DaWyteNight

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2 Versace on the Floor - Bruno Mars

This song is everything. Reminds me of Melt Away/I'll Make Love to You a bit. - DaWyteNight

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3 lUcOzAdE

I love it, it's like a freestyle! - DaWyteNight

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4 Ivy - Frank Ocean

I thought that I was dreaming, when I first heard this amazing song! And Frank! - DaWyteNight

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5 Better - Brian McKnight

No BETTER song than this one! - DaWyteNight

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6 I Want You Back - Nicole Scherzinger

Even though it's a cover of I Want You Back by The Jackson 5, Nicole nailed it with her soothing, silky sexy vocals! It's a much different interpretation than the original, a very soulful rendition and I love how she did this and didn't just do a cover but made it her own! I just wish something could be done with it, I mean it's too good to be this unnoticed! Even without a beat it's still great because of her smooth sexy soulful voice! 10/10 Nicole, now we just need some new music from you...hurry up girl! - DaWyteNight

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7 Love 4 U to Like Me - Silk

I love the song, such a feel good song and it describes how new love first feels. I can relate! - DaWyteNight

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8 wRoNg - ZAYN

Love this song, so dark and chilled, and Kehlani does good too! - DaWyteNight

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9 Comfortable - Nick Jonas

Best song of the album and by Nick Jonas. It's so chill and then the beat picks up, I love songs like this one. - DaWyteNight

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10 All the Ways that Love Can Feel - Maxwell

The Contenders

11 Secrets - The Weeknd

Love this song and I especially love the bridge! Good job King Abel! - DaWyteNight

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12 Definition of a Woman - Dave Hollister UListen to Sample
13 Struggle Love - Jaheim UListen to Sample
14 Gods - Maxwell UListen to Sample
15 Good Love - Keith Sweat UListen to Sample
16 Come and See Me - Partynextdoor UListen to Sample
17 Drunk - Zayn UListen to Sample
18 Die for You - The Weeknd UListen to Sample
19 Pink + White - Frank Ocean UListen to Sample
20 Bump - Usher UListen to Sample
21 D4L - Sevyn Streeter UListen to Sample
22 Gangsta - Kehlani UListen to Sample
23 Who - Zayn UListen to Sample
24 Party Monster - The Weeknd UListen to Sample
25 Infamous - Mariah Carey UListen to Sample
26 Complete Me - Marques Houston UListen to Sample
27 Can't Tell U Enough - Eric Benet UListen to Sample
28 Shortage - Dave Hollister UListen to Sample
29 Insane - Eric Benet UListen to Sample
30 Broke Beat and Busted - Eric Benet UListen to Sample
31 Happy Hour - Joe UListen to Sample
32 Hurricane - Joe UListen to Sample
33 Wear the Night - Joe UListen to Sample
34 Don't Lock Me Out - Joe UListen to Sample
35 Lean Into It - Joe UListen to Sample
36 Our Anthem - Joe UListen to Sample
37 Lay You Down - Joe UListen to Sample
38 Hello - Joe UListen to Sample
39 Straight Up and Down - Bruno Mars UListen to Sample
40 Calling All My Lovelies - Bruno Mars UListen to Sample
41 Too Good to Say Goodbye - Bruno Mars UListen to Sample
42 Cover Girl - The-Dream
43 Pillowtalk - Zayn UListen to Sample
44 Superlove - Tinashe UListen to Sample
45 A Lonely Night - The Weeknd UListen to Sample
46 I Feel It Coming - The Weeknd UListen to Sample
47 24K Magic - Bruno Mars UListen to Sample
48 Reminder - The Weeknd UListen to Sample
49 Runnin' Out - After 7 UListen to Sample
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