The Best R&B Songs Of 2016
Get ready for the ultimate R&B playlist, filled with epic new music from Rihanna, Drake, Chris Brown and more.
The kings and queens of R&B anthems have been working hard in 2016 to deliver some sweet new music.
This year there's been some huge new songs from Rihanna, who of course dropped her highly anticipated 'ANTI' album, featuring lead single 'Work,' assisted by Drake.
But that's not all, Chris Brown, Jhené Aiko and Anderson .Paak have dropped some must-listens.
Below we round up the biggest R&B songs of 2016.
Childish Gambino - 'Redbone'
Following a lengthy musical hiatus, Donald Glover announced his return with his soulful single 'Redbone'. This is so smooth!
Bryson Tiller - 'Let Me Explain'
Tory Lanez - 'Bodmon Song'
Solange Feat. Common - 'Cranes In The Sky' (Remix)
Alicia Keys Feat. ASAP Rocky - 'Blended Family'
Tinashe - 'Company'
Chris Brown - 'What Would You Do?'
Frank Ocean - 'Nikes'
Kehlani - 'Gangsta'
Tory Lanez - 'LUV'Taken from his impressive debut album 'I Told You', Tory Lanez dropped a Reggae-themed single featuring a sample from Tanto Metro and Devonte's 1997 track 'Everyone Falls In Love'.
Snakehips Feat. Zayn - 'Cruel'
Kent Jones - 'Don't Mind'
Beyonce - 'Sorry'
Tory Lanez - 'Controlla' (Remix)
Despite his reported feud with fellow Canadian Drake, Toronto rapper Tory Lanez dropped a huge remix of Drizzy's 'Controlla'. Is it better than the original?
PARTYNEXTDOOR - 'Not Nice'
Usher - 'Crash'
Mike Will Made-It Feat. Rihanna - 'Nothing Is Promised'
PARTYNEXTDOOR - 'Come And See Me'
Chris Brown Feat. Miguel, Trey Songz & August Alsina - 'Back To Sleep'
Chris Brown linked up with some of the biggest names in R&B to deliver a huge remix to his 'Royalty' single.
Rihanna Feat. Drake - 'Work'
You might struggle to understand exactly what the lyrics are, but one thing's for sure, once you hear Rihanna and Drake's latest collaboration 'Work', you won't be able to get it out of your head.
Zendaya Feat. Chris Brown - 'Something New'
Zendaya teams up with two RnB masters, Chris Brown and TLC (the song samples the group's 1994 hit 'Creep') to create an RnB anthem.
Jhené Aiko - 'B's & H's'
It's been two years since Jhené Aiko dropped her debut album 'Souled Out', finally the vibey songstress is back doing what she does best on' Bitches and Hoes.'
Tinashe Feat. Juicy J - 'Energy'
There's no denying that Tinashe caught everyone's attention with hit song '2 On,' so it made sense to team up with the song's producer Mike Will Made It again on new Juicy J-assisted 'Energy.'
Future Feat. The Weeknd - 'Low Life'
Ok, so technically it was released right as the end of 2015. But we're sure you're going to be enjoying this for all of 2016, so just hit play.
Anderson .Paak Feat. ScHoolboy Q - 'Am I Wrong?'
Anderson .Paak's entire 'Malibu' album is a must-listen. Get started with this epic ScHoolboy Q collaboration.
Rihanna - 'Kiss It Better'
A stand-out track from Rihanna's 'ANTI' album, this is one to hit repeat on.
Drake Feat. Kyla and Wiz Kid - 'One Dance'
Drizzy scored his first UK number one with his Kyla-sampled UK Funky House track 'One Dance.' This is going to be a summer banger.
Beyoncé - 'Formation'
There's plenty of track's off Bey's new 'Lemonade' album that could make the cut, but for now we'll leave you with her incredible lead single from 'Formation.'