100 Greatest R&B Ballads of the 1990s

Criteria: The 100 Greatest R&B Ballads of the 1990s - Songs chosen and ranked based on impact, influence, and popularity.
R&B Ballads 1990s
1. I Will Always Love You
Whitney Houston
2. End of the Road
Boyz II Men
3. One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
4. Waterfalls
5. Vision of Love
Mariah Carey
6. Save the Best for Last
Vanessa Williams
7. Weak
8. I'll Make Love to You
Boyz II Men
9. Un-Break My Heart
Toni Braxton
10. Freak Me
11. All My Life
K-Ci & JoJo
12. I Wanna Sex You Up
Color Me Badd
13. That's the Way Love Goes
Janet Jackson
14. I Have Nothing
Whitney Houston
15. I Swear
16. Another Sad Love Song
Toni Braxton
17. If I Ever Fall In Love
18. Right Here (Human Nature)
19. Breathe Again
Toni Braxton
20. Don't Let Go (Love)
En Vogue
21. On and On
Erykah Badu
22. Bump N' Grind
R. Kelly
23. Twisted
Keith Sweat
24. Hero
Mariah Carey
25. Lady
26. Nobody's Supposed to Be Here
Deborah Cox
27. I Believe I Can Fly
R. Kelly
28. Say My Name
Destiny's Child
29. Get Here
Oleta Adams
30. You're Makin' Me High
Toni Braxton
31. At Your Best (You Are Love)
32. Giving Him Something He Can Feel
En Vogue
33. In My Bed
Dru Hill
34. I Wanna Know
35. 4 Seasons of Loneliness
Boyz II Men
36. Nice and Slow
37. Have You Ever?
38. Nobody Knows
Tony Rich Project
39. All the Things (Your Man Won't Do)
40. Knockin' Da Boots
41. When Can I See You Again?
42. My, My, My
Johnny Gill
43. Forever My Lady
44. Back at One
Brian McKnight
45. Can We Talk?
Tevin Campbell
46. Spend My Life With You
Eric Benét feat. Tamia
47. Close to You
Maxi Priest
48. Every Time I Close My Eyes
49. Don't Leave Me
50. Sweet Lady
51. Stroke You Up
Changing Faces
52. Someone to Love
Jon B. & Babyface
53. Come and Talk To Me
54. Fortunate
55. Kissing You
Keith Washington
56. Anniversary
Tony! Toni! Tone!
57. Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
Whitney Houston
58. Not Gon' Cry
Mary J. Blige
59. Anytime
Brian McKnight
60. How Can I Ease the Pain?
Lisa Fischer
61. Again
Janet Jackson
62. Down Low (Nobody Has to Know)
R. Kelly feat. Ronald Isley & Ernie Isley
63. No Ordinary Love
64. Water Runs Dry
Boyz II Men
65. Love Takes Time
Mariah Carey
66. On Bended Knee
Boyz II Men
67. If You Love Me
68. Any Time, Any Place
Janet Jackson
69. I Belong to You (Every Time I See Your Face)
70. Who Can I Run To
71. One in a Million
72. I'm Ready
Tevin Campbell
73. Hard to Say I'm Sorry
Az Yet feat. Peter Cetera
74. Nobody
Keith Sweat & Athena Cage
75. I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
R. Kelly
76. Tell Me What You Want Me to Do
Tevin Campbell
77. They Don't Know
Jon B.
78. Red Light Special
79. Love Shoulda Brought You Home
Toni Braxton
80. I'll Give All My Love to You
Keith Sweat
81. Breakin' My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)
Mint Condition
82. Let's Chill
83. I'm Still in Love with You
New Edition
84. Rub You the Right Way
Johnny Gill
85. Angel of Mine
86. Unforgettable
Natalie Cole with Nat "King" Cole
87. Can You Stop the Rain?
Peabo Bryson
88. Masterpiece
Atlantic Starr
89. Hold You Tight
Tara Kemp
90. He's Mine
91. Heartbreak Hotel
Whitney Houston feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price
92. Brown Sugar
93. Happily Ever After
94. Body and Soul
Anita Baker
95. For Your Love
Stevie Wonder
96. Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)
97. Practice What You Preach
Barry White
98. Somebody Loves You Baby (You Know Who It Is)
Patti LaBelle
99. I Adore Mi Amor
Color Me Badd
100. Ex-Factor
Lauryn Hill
Whitney Houston Boyz II Men
Mariah Carey Vanessa Williams

TOP 6 '90s Hip-Hop Ballads
1. Dear Mama
2. I'll Be Missing You
Puff Daddy feat. Faith Evans & 112
3. Set Adrift on Memory Bliss
P.M. Dawn
4. One More Chance/Stay With Me Remix
The Notorious B.I.G.
5. Gone Till November
Wyclef Jean
6. What You Want
Mase feat. Total

Bubbling under: You Got Me
Roots feat. Erykah Badu
TOP 5 Crossover Inspirational/Gospel Ballads '90s
1. When You Believe
Whitney Houston & Mariah Carey
2.Count on Me
Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans
3.Open My Heart
Yolanda Adams
4.Lean on Me
Kirk Franklin, Crystal Lewis & Family, Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly & Bono
5.Addictive Love
BeBe & CeCe Winans

Bubbling under: God's Grace
Trin-i-Tee 5:7
TOP 3 '90s R&B Christmas Songs
1. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Natalie Cole
2. Let it Snow
Boyz II Men feat. Brian McKnight
3. What Child is This?
Vanessa Williams
Top 5
Whitney Houston Ballads
1. I Will Always Love You
2. I Have Nothing
3. Exhale (Shoop Shoop)
4. Heartbreak Hotel
5. All the Man That I Need
Top 5
Mariah Carey Ballads
1. One Sweet Day
2. Vision of Love
3. Hero
4. Love Takes Time
5. Without You
Top 5
Janet Jackson Ballads
1. That's the Way Love Goes
2. Any Time, Any Place
3. Again
4. I Get Lonely
5. Every Time

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Last Updated: 2008-10-22