7 R&B Songs That Are Lighting Up the Charts
The year is approaching its halfway point, and the R&B sector is on fire. Here are seven of the hottest songs in the industry thus far.
- Chris Brown – “Privacy”
The celebrated recording artist has been in the industry for more than a decade and knows what people love. “Privacy” is a hit as it gives reference to “Tight Up Skirt” by Red Rat. The Dancehall classic was a hit back in the day, and Chris’ latest single is following in “Tight Up Skirt’s” footsteps.
- Nicki Minaj – “Regret in Your Tears”
Minaj released “Regret in Your Tears” in March, and it has taken off ever since. Many fans cannot get enough of Nicki’s vocals featured on top of a Caribbean tune.
- Frank Ocean – “Chanel”
Some believe that Frank Ocean’s latest single is a hint of the artist’s plans to release another album. Regardless of whether or not Ocean has another project on the horizon, “Chanel” is a track that can stand on its own.
- Kanye West – “Bed Yeezy Season 5”
Kanye West’s latest installment is a gift to the industry. The hit single features The-Dream on its track and is poised to make waves for years to come.
- Trey Songz – “Nobody Else But You”
Trey Songz’s long awaited album, Tremaine: The Album is in the works. In the meantime, fans can enjoy “Nobody Else But You.”
- Alicia Keys – “That’s What’s Up”
What better way to celebrate your 33rd birthday than with a hit song? Alicia Keys released “That’s What’s Up” just in time for her special day and remnants of Kanye West’s “So Alive” are present.
- Sampha – “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano”
Sampha’s emotional track brings out every feeling. The piano drives the song while the lyrics convey Sampha’s heartfelt message.