Do you miss the good old days of R&B? The year 2008 was a great year for R&B music, with hit songs like “Like You’ll Never See Me Again” by Alicia Keys, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyoncé, and “Lollipop” by Lil Wayne featuring Static Major. These songs were all about love, heartbreak, and empowerment, and they resonated with listeners of all ages. All appear in our list of 100 best R&B songs of the year 2008!
If you’re looking for a trip down memory lane, or if you’re just a fan of great R&B music, then you should check out the charts from 2008. You’re sure to find some new favorites!
Top 10 R&B Songs 2008
- Low – Flo Rida ft. T-Pain
- Lollipop – Lil Wayne ft. Static Major
- Love In This Club – Usher ft. Young Jeezy
- Sexy Can I – Ray J & Yung Berg
- With You – Chris Brown
- Bust It Baby (Part 2) – Plies ft. Ne-Yo
- Independent – Webbie ft. Lil Boosie
- Get Like Me – David Banner ft. Brown & Jones
- What You Got – Colby O’Donis ft. Akon
- Dangerous – Kardinal Offishall ft. Akon
About The Playlist
So many choices. So much good music. Yet, we had to limit ourselves to the 100 very best R&B songs of 2008. We’ve also highlighted a few for you. Read more about this below.
“Love In This Club” by Usher ft. Young Jeezy (#3)
“Love In This Club” is a song by American R&B singer Usher. The song, featuring rapper Young Jeezy, was released on Feb. 22, 2008, as the lead single from Usher’s fifth studio album, Here I Stand. The lyrics refer to seducing someone in a nightclub.
The song was a commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States.
It also reached number one in several other countries, including Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
The song was certified 7x platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), making it one of Usher’s best-selling singles.
What makes “Love In This Club” such a good song is its catchy melody, Usher’s smooth vocals, and Jeezy’s hard-hitting rap.
The song’s Las Vegas-inspired beat is also perfect for dancing to, making it a popular choice for nightclubs and parties.
On the 2008 Billboard Hot 100 year-end list, “Love In This Club” was at number one. It also spent 11 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
The song was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2009.
Overall, “Love In This Club” is a classic R&B song that fans still enjoy today. It is a catchy, danceable song with great vocals and a memorable beat.
“Lollipop” by Lil Wayne ft. Static Major (#2)
“Lollipop” is a song by American rapper Lil Wayne featuring the vocals of the late R&B singer Static Major. It was released on March 31, 2008, as the lead single from Wayne’s sixth studio album Tha Carter III.
The song is a hip-hop/R&B fusion with a catchy melody and a repetitive hook.
The song was a critical and commercial success. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and became Wayne’s first number-one single as a solo artist.
It also reached number one in several other countries, including Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. The song was nominated for four Grammy Awards and won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Song.
“Lollipop” is a well-crafted song with a catchy melody and a memorable hook. The song’s success helped Wayne solidify his status as one of the biggest rappers in the world.
It also helped revive the career of Static Major, who struggled with health problems in the years before his death.
“Lollipop” is a classic hip-hop/R&B song that has stood the test of time. It is a catchy, well-produced song with a positive message.
In short, it is a song that will be listened to by a lot of music lovers for years to come.
“Low” by Flo Rida ft. T-Pain (#1)
And now for our undisputed No. 1 hit of 2008, “Low”!
“Low” is a hip-hop song by American rapper Flo Rida, featuring vocals by American singer T-Pain. It was released on Oct. 23, 2007 as the lead single from Flo Rida’s second studio album R.O.O.T.S.
The song is a club anthem with a catchy melody and a repetitive chorus. It is known for its use of the Auto-Tune vocal effect, which was made popular by T-Pain.
“Low” was a huge hit and broke records in the United States, Canada, Australia and many other countries. It was certified 7x platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), making it one of the most successful singles of all time.
The song’s popularity helped spread the Auto-Tune vocal effect and opened the door for a new wave of electronic dance music. “Low” dominated the 2008 music charts.
It stayed at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 10 weeks, making it the longest-running No. 1 single of the year. It also reached No. 1 on the charts of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and many other countries.
“Low” is a timeless party song that is still loved by people today. It is a testament to the power of catchy melodies and innovative production to make a hit.
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List of 100 Best R&B Songs of 2008
|#||Title - Artist|
|1||Low - Flo Rida ft. T-Pain|
|2||Lollipop - Lil Wayne ft. Static Major|
|3||Love In This Club - Usher ft. Young Jeezy|
|4||Sexy Can I - Ray J & Yung Berg|
|5||With You - Chris Brown|
|6||Bust It Baby (Part 2) - Plies ft. Ne-Yo|
|7||Independent - Webbie ft. Lil Boosie|
|8||Get Like Me - David Banner ft. Brown & Jones|
|9||What You Got - Colby O'Donis ft. Akon|
|10||Dangerous - Kardinal Offishall ft. Akon|
|11||I Luv Your Girl - The-Dream|
|12||No One - Alicia Keys|
|13||Sensual Seduction - Snoop Dogg|
|14||Whatever You Like - T.I.|
|15||Got Money - Lil Wayne ft. T-Pain|
|16||Closer - Ne-Yo|
|17||Suffocate - J. Holiday|
|18||Touch My Body - Mariah Carey|
|19||Hypnotized - Plies ft. Akon|
|20||Kiss, Kiss - Chris Brown ft. T-Pain|
|21||Can't Believe It - T-Pain ft. Lil Wayne|
|22||Forever - Chris Brown|
|23||She Got It - 2 Pistols ft. T-Pain & Tay Dizm|
|24||The Boss - Rick Ross ft. T-Pain|
|25||No Air - Jordin Sparks ft. Chris Brown|
|26||Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body) - Three 6 Mafia|
|27||Apologize - Timbaland & OneRepublic|
|28||Take A Bow - Rihanna|
|29||A Milli - Lil Wayne|
|30||Can't Help But Wait - Trey Songz|
|31||Like You'll Never See Me Again - Alicia Keys|
|32||Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis|
|33||Good Life - Kanye West ft. T-Pain|
|34||Miss Independent - Ne-Yo|
|35||Put On - Young Jeezy ft. Kanye West|
|36||Take You There - Sean Kingston|
|37||Don't Stop The Music - Rihanna|
|38||The Business - Yung Berg ft. Casha|
|39||The Anthem - Pitbull ft. Lil John|
|40||Mrs. Officer - Lil Wayne ft. Bobby Valentino|
|41||Cyclone - Baby Bash|
|42||Superstar - Lupe Fiasco ft. Matthew Santos|
|43||Flashing Lights - Kanye West ft. Dwele|
|44||Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy|
|45||Body On Me - Nelly ft. Ashanti & Akon|
|46||Damaged - Danity Kane|
|47||Duffle Bag Boy - Playaz Circle ft. Lil Wayne|
|48||Dey Know - Shawty Lo|
|49||Clumsy - Fergie|
|50||Disturbia - Rihanna|
|51||Crying Out For Me - Mario|
|52||Live Your Life - T.I. ft. Rihanna|
|53||My Life - Game ft. Lil Wayne|
|54||Falsetto - The-Dream|
|55||Paper Planes - M.I.A.|
|56||Girlfriend - Bow Wow & Omarion|
|57||What Is It - Baby Bash ft. Sean Kingston|
|58||Here I Am - Rick Ross|
|59||Hypnotized - Big Geminii|
|60||Swing - Savage|
|61||I Won't Tell - Fat Joe ft. J. Holiday|
|62||Bed - J. Holiday|
|63||Hate That I Love You - Rihanna ft. Ne-Yo|
|64||Get Silly - V.I.C.|
|65||So Fly - Slim ft. Yung Joc|
|66||Get Buck In Here - DJ Felli Fel ft. Akon & Diddy|
|67||In The Ayer - Flo Rida ft. Will.I.Am|
|68||The Finer Things - De Felli Fel|
|69||American Boy - Estelle ft. Kanye West|
|70||Cuddy Buddy - Mike Jones ft. Lil Wayne|
|71||Baby Don't Go - Fabolous ft. T-Pain|
|72||Love In This Club (Pt. 2) - Usher ft. Beyonce & Lil Wayne|
|73||I Remember - Keyshia Cole|
|74||Elevator - Flo Rida ft. Timbaland|
|75||Love Lockdown - Kanye West|
|76||Shawty Is A Ten - The-Dream|
|77||Bye Bye - Mariah Carey|
|78||Take You Down - Chris Brown|
|79||Pop Bottles - Birdman ft. Lil Wayne|
|80||I Need U Bad - Jazmine Sullivan ft. Missy Elliott|
|81||Killa - Cherish ft. Yung Joc|
|82||Heaven Sent - Keyshia Cole|
|83||Right Now (Na Na Na) - Akon|
|84||Krazy - Pitbull ft. Lil Jon|
|85||Freaky Gurl - Gucci Mane|
|86||Girls Around The World - Lloyd ft. Lil Wayne|
|87||I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry|
|88||Hood Figga - Gorilla Zoe|
|89||Calabria 2008 - Enur ft. Natasja|
|90||Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill) - Wyclef Jean|
|91||Until The End Of Time - Justin Timberlake w & Beyonce|
|92||Game's Pain - Game ft. Keyshia Cole|
|93||What Them Girls Like - Ludacris|
|94||Baby - LL Cool J ft. The-Dream|
|95||Leavin' - Jesse McCartney|
|96||Go Girl - Pitbull ft. Young Boss & Trina|
|97||I'm So Hood - DJ Khaled|
|98||Better In Time - Leona Lewis|
|99||The Way That I Love You - Ashanti|
|100||Swagga Like Us - Jay-Z & T.I.|
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Final Thoughts About R&B in 2008
In 2008, R&B music showcased a variety of styles, from the emotional vocals of Alicia Keys and Beyoncé to the energetic dance tracks of Rihanna and T.I.
The year marked the debut of new stars like Ne-Yo and Ciara, as well as the sustained popularity of icons like Usher and Mary J. Blige.
One of the most significant developments of the year was the crossover appeal of R&B artists.
Songs like “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyoncé and “Love in This Club” by Usher dominated the pop charts, as well as the R&B charts. This crossover appeal helped to expand R&B’s fan base.
Another development of the year was the growing influence of hip-hop on R&B. Songs like “Lollipop” by Lil Wayne and “Put It on Ya” by Keyshia Cole featured strong hip-hop beats and rap verses.
This fusion of the two genres helped to create a new sound that was both catchy and danceable.
To sum up, R&B music in 2008 was a dynamic and diverse scene. The year witnessed the release of some of the genre’s biggest hits, as well as the emergence of new talent.
It was a year that helped to establish R&B’s status as one of the most popular genres of music in the world.