Get ready for the ultimate R&B playlist, filled with huge new songs from the likes of Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Jorja Smith and more.
R&B music has had an incredible 12 months, with countless catchy melodies and infectious hooks dominating charts around the world in 2018.
Ella Mai, 6lack, Ty Dolla Sign, Jorja Smith and more have been responsible for a new “golden era” for the genre, with incredible R&B albums soundtracking people’s lives.
Drake even chose to dedicate the “B Side” of his record-breaking ‘Scorpion’ album to R&B songs.
Below we round up the biggest R&B songs of 2018 so far.
Ella Mai Feat. Chris Brown – ‘Whatchamacallit’
Ella Mai and Chris Brown continued to show off their musical chemistry with a smooth R&B song, taken from the UK singer’s self-titled debut album.
Post Malone & Swae Lee – ‘Sunflower’
Taken from the official soundtrack for movie ‘Spiderman: Into The Spider-verse’, Post Malone and Swae Lee came together for a smooth R&B anthem.
Juice WRLD – ‘Lucid Dreams’
Interpolating Sting’s classic song ‘Shape Of My Heart’, Juice WRLD introduced himself to the world with his infectious R&B banger ‘Lucid Dreams’.
XXXTENTACION – ‘SAD!’
Prior to his death earlier in 2018, troubled rapper XXXTENTACION released one of the biggest R&B songs of his short career.
Ella Mai – ‘Trip’
Hot off the release of her stellar debut album, Ella Mai has unleashed the follow-up to her breakout hit ‘Boo’d Up’ – and it’s fire.
Bad Bunny Feat. Drake – ‘MIA’
Drizzy flexes his Spanish chops over a sunshine-drenched instrumental, while Bad Bunny delivers his own bars on the new party anthem.
6LACK Feat. Future – ‘East Atlanta Love Letter’
The title track from 6LACK’s latest studio album, ‘East Atlanta Love Letter’ is a slice of R&B perfection.
Bryson Tiller – ‘Canceled’
Tiller is back! With a third album in the works, the R&B crooner comes all the way through with this smooth new track.
Khalid – ‘Better’
Sit back and enjoy the sounds of El Paso native Khalid. His honey-smooth voice is flaunted to perfection on this chill-out jam.
M.O. feat. Chip – ‘Wondering’
British girl group M.O. link up with seasoned London rapper Chip for this infectious banger.
Usher x Zaytoven – ‘You Decide’
Taken from his surprise new album with Zaytoven , ‘A’, Usher’s latest smooth-talking bop is a highlight of the project.
Sage The Gemini Feat. Chris Brown – ‘Buss It’