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  1. Talking To The Moon

    Talking To The Moon (2010)


    "Talking to the Moon" is a song by singer-songwriter Bruno Mars. The song was written by Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Albert Winkler, and Jeff Bhasker, while being produced by The Smeezingtons, for Mars' debut studio album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010). The song was part of the soundtrack of Brazilian telenovela Insensato Coração. Warner Music released it as an official single in Brazil, after high airplay. The song charted at number one on the Brazilian airplay charts. It has been covered by a number of artists, including Ellie Robertson.

  2. Spoiled

    Spoiled (2004)


    "Spoiled" is a song by English soul singer-songwriter Joss Stone from her second studio album, Mind Body & Soul (2004). Written by Stone, Lamont Dozier and Beau Dozier, and released in March 2005 as the album's third single, the ballad peaked at number thirty-two on the UK Singles Chart—where it remained for two weeks only—, becoming the album's lowest-charting single in the UK. It appears on the UK version of Now That's What I Call Music! 60.

  3. Cherish

    Cherish (1983)


    "Cherish" is the title of a 1985 single by American R&B band Kool & the Gang. The song was the third single released from the band's multi-platinum album, Emergency, which came out earlier in the year. The song is a romantic ballad that proved to be extremely popular when it was released and has since been a wedding song staple of sorts. "Cherish" peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in September 1985, remaining in the runner-up position for three weeks. It was a number-one hit on both the R&B and adult contemporary charts in the U.S., spending one week atop the R&B chart and six weeks atop the AC chart. In the UK, the song reached number four on the UK Singles Chart.

  4. Listen

    Listen (2006)


    "Listen" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé Knowles. The song was written by Henry Krieger, Scott Cutler, Anne Preven, and Knowles, and produced by The Underdogs Matt Sullivan and Randy Spendlove for the soundtrack album Dreamgirls: Music from the Motion Picture to the 2006 musical film Dreamgirls, in which Knowles' character Deena Jones sings the song to assert independence over her controlling husband. Columbia Records released "Listen" as the lead single from soundtrack album on December 5, 2006. It additionally appeared as a hidden track on international editions, and on the deluxe edition of Knowles' second solo studio album, B'Day. The Spanish version of the song, "Oye", was released on the EP, Irreemplazable, and the Spanish deluxe edition of B'Day.

  5. I'm Your Angel

    I'm Your Angel (1998)


    "I'm Your Angel" is a duet by Céline Dion and R. Kelly from Dion's These Are Special Times album and Kelly's R. album. It was released on November 9, 1998. The song was written and produced by R. Kelly. The single was very successful, reaching number 1 in the United States and was certified platinum by the RIAA. The single also reached the top 5 in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

  6. Overjoyed

    Overjoyed (1985)


    "Overjoyed" is a 1985 hit single released by American and Motown music legend Stevie Wonder on the Tamla (Motown) label. The single peaked at No. 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1986, remaining in the Top 40 for six weeks. In addition, "Overjoyed" was a No. 1 hit on the adult contemporary chart, the eighth (and, to date, last) of his career.

  7. Almost Doesn't Count

    Almost Doesn't Count


    "Almost Doesn't Count" is an R&B ballad written by Shelly Peiken and Guy Roche for Brandy's second studio album, Never Say Never (1998). It also was produced by Roche and released as the album's fourth single during the second quarter of 1999 (see 1999 in music). The ballad reached the top 20 in New Zealand, the UK, and on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on June 8, 1999 (after reaching the Top 40 on April 27). Brandy performed the song in the 1999 film Double Platinum, starring Diana Ross and herself.

  8. Forever

    Forever (1995)


    "Forever" is a song by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey from her fifth studio album, Daydream. It was released by Columbia Records on March 10, 1996, as an airplay-only single from the album. The song was written and produced by Carey and Walter Afanasieff, and was composed throughout 1995. Its lyrics describe a situation where the protagonist knows her relationship with her lover has withered away, however he will continue living in her memory forever.

  9. Hold My Hand

    Hold My Hand (2010)


    "Hold My Hand" is a duet performed by American recording artist Michael Jackson and Senegalese-American singer-songwriter Akon, from Jackson's first posthumous album Michael. The song was originally recorded by Akon and Jackson in 2008 and was set to be the first single from Akon's 2008 album, Freedom. Akon recorded additional vocals for the song in 2010. The song was an international top 20 hit in nations such as Germany, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

  10. Same Girl

    Same Girl (2007)


    "Same Girl" is a song released by R&B singer R. Kelly, from his 2007 album Double Up, with R&B singer, Usher. The song was originally recorded over a year before by upcoming R&B group Nephu. R. Kelly and Usher's version leaked to the Internet on May 2, 2007 and later leaked to radio stations. This song was number 26 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.

  11. If I Should Die Tonight

    If I Should Die Tonight (1973)


    "If I Should Die Tonight" is a song written by songwriter Ed Townsend and American recording artist Marvin Gaye. Gaye recorded the track, a soul ballad, for his Let's Get It On album. It was issued as the third track on the album's set list.

  12. I Was Here

    I Was Here (2011)


    "I Was Here" is a song recorded by American R&B recording artist Beyoncé from her fourth studio album, 4 (2011). It was written by Diane Warren, while production was handled by Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle, and Kuk Harrell; Knowles is credited on the vocal production. "I Was Here" is a reflective R&B and New Age ballad, in which Knowles vulnerably reviews her past, wanting to leave an impact on the world before her life comes to an end. Described as a "career song" by Warren, its development was motivated by the September 11 attacks in the United States.

  13. Butterflies

    Butterflies (2001)


    "Butterflies" is a song by American recording artist Michael Jackson. It was written and composed by Andre Harris and Marsha Ambrosius, and produced by Jackson and Harris. The track appears on Jackson's tenth studio album, Invincible (2001). The song is Michael Jackson's last single from a studio album. "Butterflies" is a midtempo ballad song with R&B musical styles. The single received generally positive reviews from music critics; some music reviewers described the song as being one of the best songs on Invincible while others felt that it was a "decent track".

  14. Nice & Slow

    Nice & Slow (1997)


    "Nice & Slow" is a 1998 single from Usher's second album My Way. It became his first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in early 1998. However, in the UK, it did not follow the number one success of "You Make Me Wanna...", only peaking at #24, therefore becoming the final single from the album there. The song was written by Brian & Brandon Casey of the R&B group Jagged Edge, Manuel Seal Jr., Jermaine Dupri and Usher Raymond.

  15. Sexy Love

    Sexy Love (2006)


    "Sexy Love" is the fourth and final U.S. single and the second and final international single released from R&B and pop artist Ne-Yo's debut album, In My Own Words. It has reached number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100. In the United Kingdom, the single charted at number 21 on downloads alone. It rose 16 places and peaked at number five once the physical single was released.

  16. I Care

    I Care (2011)


    "I Care" is a song recorded by the American singer Beyoncé for her fourth studio album, 4 (2011). It was written by Jeff Bhasker, Chad Hugo and Knowles and produced by Bhasker and co-produced by Knowles. The song was recorded at the MSR Studios and was mixed by Jordan Young aka DJ Swivel at KMA Studio in New York City. "I Care" is an R&B power ballad, which also contains elements of soul music and rock music. Built on a hand-clapped rhythm and pulsating beats, the song's instrumentation consists of screeching guitars, low-profile synthesizers, pounding drums, heavy percussion instrument and a piano. In "I Care", Knowles admits her vulnerability to her indifferent love interest with both honesty and power. She sings with heartfelt emotion over cooing background vocals and scats alongside a multi-octave guitar solo towards the end of the song. "I Care" was sent to contemporary hit radio in Italy on March 23, 2012 as the sixth overall single from 4.

  17. What Goes Around Comes Around

    What Goes Around Comes Around (2007)


    "What Goes Around... Comes Around" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake for his second studio album FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006). It was written and produced by Timberlake, Timbaland, and Danja. The song was said by Timberlake to be about betrayal and forgiveness, and was described by some music critics as a "sequel" to his 2002 single "Cry Me a River". The song received generally positive reviews from music critics.

  18. No Air

    No Air (2007)


    "No Air" is a song by American recording artist Jordin Sparks featuring American R&B singer/actor Chris Brown. The song was written by James Fauntleroy II, Eric Griggs, Mike Scala, Harvey Mason, Jr., Damon Thomas and Steve Russell. It was released in the United States on March 4, 2008 and serves as the second single from her self-titled debut album.

  19. Reasons

    Reasons (1975)


    "Reasons" is a love ballad by Earth, Wind & Fire from their sixth album, That's the Way of the World. The album was the group's most successful and contained their first hit, "Shining Star". The 1975 album served as the soundtrack for the 1975 Harvey Keitel film That's the Way of the World that featured the group.

  20. Dilemma

    Dilemma (2002)


    "Dilemma" is a song by the American rapper Nelly, featuring R&B singer Kelly Rowland. The single was released in 2002 from the Nelly's album Nellyville, and Rowland's album Simply Deep. In the 50th Anniversary of the Hot 100 issue of Billboard magazine, the song was ranked at number 64 on the all-time Hot 100 songs while at the end of 2009 was named the 11th most successful song from 2000 to 2009, on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 45th Grammy Awards.

  21. Grenade

    Grenade (2010)


    "Grenade" is a song performed by American singer-songwriter and producer Bruno Mars from his debut studio album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans. Initially released as a promotional single on September 28, 2010, it was later announced to be the album's second single. The first track from the album, it was written by Mars along with his production team The Smeezingtons with Brody Brown, Moe Faisal, Claude Kelly, and Andrew Wyatt.

  22. Dreamlover

    Dreamlover (1993)


    "Dreamlover" is a song by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, first released on July 27, 1993 by Columbia Records, as the lead single from Carey's third studio album Music Box. It was written by Carey and Dave Hall, and was produced by the pair and Walter Afanasieff. The song incorporates a sample of the hook from "Blind Alley" by The Emotions into its melody and instrumentation. "Dreamlover" helped Carey's transition into the pop music market, a choice made following the mixed reception to her previous studio effort Emotions (1991), which featured gospel and 1960s soul influences. Lyrically, the song pictures a protagonist calling for a perfect lover, her "dreamlover", that will whisk her away into the night and not delude her with false hopes.

  23. I Need Love

    I Need Love (1987)


    "I Need Love" was the second single from LL Cool J's second album, Bigger and Deffer. The song is considered the first rap ballad and was released in September 1987. (It was not the first rap love song, however; in 1982 the Sugarhill Gang had recorded "The Lover in You," which reached Number 55 on the R & B charts.) It reached #1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 while becoming one of the first rap songs to enjoy mainstream popularity in the UK, reaching #8 in the UK Singles Chart. The single won a Soul Train Music Award for Best Rap - Single in 1987. The song ranked #13 on's Top 100 Rap Songs. Number 60 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop. The drums was played with a Roland TR-808 and the keyboard tone was played with a Yamaha DX7.

  24. One In A Million

    One In A Million (2010)


    "One in a Million" is third single from singer/song-writer Ne-Yo's fourth studio album Libra Scale. In the UK, the song was released as the second single from the album. "One in a Million" was written by Ne-Yo and Chuck Harmony and produced by Harmony. It has reached #87 on the Billboard Hot 100.

  25. Gone

    Gone (2010)


    "Gone" is song by American recording artist Nelly, taken from his sixth studio album, 5.0. Featuring additional lead vocals from American recording artist Kelly Rowland, "Gone" is the sequel to Nelly's 2002 worldwide number one single "Dilemma", also featuring Rowland. It was written by Eric Goudy II, Nelly, Earl Hood and co-written and produced by Rico Love & Jim Jonsin as a continuum to the love story outlined in "Dilemma". "Gone" was initially known as "Dilemma p.2" but the title was changed and Nelly stopped referring to the song as "Dilemma" sequel for fear that it would not match people's expectations and through his desire for "Gone" to be recognised as a separate recording.

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