This year we heard great R&B songs which included hip-hop, upbeat and some slow jams. Here are some of them which did very well in 2015.
The Weeknd- Earned It
“Fifty Shades of Grey” produced a number of hit songs which included this soulful song from The Weeknd which we saw stayed inside the top 10.
Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth- See You Again
This can be considered the biggest R&B hit and collaboration this year. Co-written by Charlie Puth, it was one of the year’s biggest single.
Selena Gomez ft. A$AP Rocky- Good for You
Selena Gomez has gone sensual in this song as evident in her good vocals. She is alongside rapper ASAP Rocky in this track which became a top 5 hit.
The Weeknd- Can’t Feel My Face
This R&B funky song which had everybody thought a song of Michael Jackson had everybody dancing. It ruled the charts for weeks recently.
Fetty Wap ft. Remy Boyz- 679
This is such a catchy hip-hop tune. With its high chart position in the US, it also led its new song to the top 10.
Drake- Hotline Bling
During the last few months of the year, this track of Drake has been ruling the downloads and streaming charts. Drake is really the biggest rapper at the moment.
Silento- Watch Me
The choreography of this song has been viral over the internet which secured the song for high chart position while its sales also increased.
The Weeknd- The Hills
One of the three big hits from The Weeknd this year, this sexual song (also incorporated with profanity) went to the top of the charts too.
Natalie La Rose ft. Jeremih- Somebody
One of the newcomers this year, this song which interpolated a Whitney Houston hit was also a big hit in the chart. Still, waiting for anothe hit track for La Rose though.
Sam Smith ft. John Legend- Lay Me Down
Originally sang as a solo, Sam Smith invited John Legend in this song intended for release as a charity single. It went to the top of UK and secured Smith’s third US top ten as lead act.