Checkout the below listed top 10 new R&B songs of January 2017, Rhythm and Blues music has come a long way since the middle and late parts of the 20th century. The modern R & B songs do not sound anything like they did in the past and the groups are significantly different as well. Here is a list of the top R&B songs that will kick off the year in January of 2017.
By the way, the artists on this list are shown on Billboard’s Hip-Hop/R&B music rating. What this means is that R&B and hip hop music have merged to a certain degree. So, the artists that are dominating the music charts for R&B will also be the same musical talents that will appear on hip hop charts listing. Since Billboard is the industry’s leading authority in music rankings, then their list will be the one that will be used for this listing.
Here we enlist the latest and best top 10 new R&B songs for January 2017.
10. Love on the Brain by Rihanna
Rihanna is a great music artist from Barbados. She is a great performer that has been around since the early 2000s and is now an established music force. Love on the Brain is her current R&B song that debuted in 2016. The song is a great piece by Rihanna that tells the story of love and romance. Love on the Brain showcases Rihanna’s voice and her talents as a musician. She is a great performer and her inclusion on the January 2017 music charts is very welcomed.
9. OOOUUU by Young M.A.
Young M.A. comes in at the number 9 position for January’s R&B top 10 hits. This song showcases the amazing vocal talents that Young M.A. displays on her music and her very commercial sound. She is a young Brooklyn based talent that is quickly rising through the world of hip-hop and R&B. OOOUUU is just another one of her songs that will show the world how this young lady will take over in 2017.
8. Bad And Boujee by Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert
Migos is a Georgia based group that likes to get Bad and Boujee with their pal Lil Uzi Vert. This song debuted in 2016 and it is a pleasant R&B hit that has enough rap and rhythm to keep commercial audiences rocking all night long. Lil Uzi Vert has a good flow and a great style. His talents on this piece just lets his fans know that they can expect more out him in the future. Migos, offers the same thing to their fans as well. Bad and Boujee is a great R&B tune.
7. Caroline by Anime
When a young man wants to tell the world about the different types of women that he encountered in his past he writes a song called Caroline. This is a great R&B song that features the talents of Anime a fairly new rapper who has emerged from the Portland area. His song Anime is an up tempo R&B flavored soundtrack that features some really great rap lyrics. Anime is a great emcee who should be doing more with his music in 2017.
6. Fake Love by Drake
The song Fake Love by Drake is just his version of an old saying. When people smile in your face they are usually laughing behind your back. Drake expresses this message in the song fake love. This song is a great jam and it also great dance music. Drake has been making many hit songs over the past few years and he is not slowing down. Fake Love is just another notch in Drake’s already impressive line-up of top 10 chart busting songs.
5. Bad Things by Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello
Cuban star Camilla Cabelo teamed up with Cleveland based rapper Machine Gun Kelly to make the number 5 hit single of January 2017 called Bad Things. This jam has a lot of flavor and it is smooth melody that showcases the talents of Cabelo and Machine Gun Kelly.
Keep in mind that this title is an important tune for both of the artists. They are not established big names but since their song has appeared in the top 5 for both R&B and hip-hop they are now making a name for themselves. Bad Things by Machine Gun Kelly and Camilla Cabelo is probably the first of many collaborations involving these two performers.
4. Juju On That Beat (TZ Anthem) by Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall
Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall are two Detroit based rappers who came up with Juju On That Beat. It was anthem that was a big hit during Hilfigerrr’s high school days. The song first started off as the TZ Anthem and it was a personalized jam that Zay made for his friends. Through a series of events a performer named Fresh the Clown challenged Zay to have people come up with different dances for the song to see who had the best. Then the song took off and became a huge sensation that started a brand new dance for this generation. JuJu On That Beat is a great song to start off 2017.
3. 24K Magic by Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars is a hit making factory that cannot be stopped. His sound is always garnering him attention high up on the music charts. He knows how to connect with audiences through his music and he can make jams that are successfully commercial. Mars is just a talented writer and performer and he too is another chart topping artist that is going to be doing more big things in the new year.
2. Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane
Rae Sremmurd and Gucci Man teamed up to perform the song Black Beatles. Believe it or not this song is the anthem for the Mannequin challenge which is very popular on YouTube and in American society. This group also makes some references about the legendary Beatles group from the past. However, this song is a just a great R&B jam that is heating up the charts and letting people know that Rae Sremmurd and Gucci Man are here to stay.
1. Starboy by Weekend and Daft Punk
Starboy is a great song by the Canadian born artist The Weekend and the electro rock band Daft Punk. Both of these artists have involved within the world of music for a very long time. They also have previous number one hits under their belts. They teamed up with each other to bring about the ultra smooth and cool R&B jam Starboy. This song breaks out the box as a powerful song that gets people up and jamming. Starboy deserves to be the number one song on this list.
This is the best R&B songs that will start off the new year in January of 2017. Many people enjoy rocking with them and they are solid songs that are helping to forge the new era of R&B music.