Top 10 R&B Hits 1942-2010


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Soul. Rap. Jazz. Blues. Funk. Hip-Hop. It’s all Rhythm & Blues or R&B.

Spanning many musical styles over nearly 70 years, Top 10 R&B Hits covers every artist and every song that appeared within Billboard magazine’s weekly Top 10 R&B singles chart, from 1942 through 2010. The book’s main artist section features key chart data, record information, and each song’s writer and B-side!

Includes the first-ever R&B Annual!

The main section of Top 10 R&B Hits is an artist-by-artist listing of every song to hit the Top 10 over nearly 7 decades on Billboard’s R&B singles charts.

It also includes for each of the 69 years covered in the book is a ranking of the top hits of each year, listing as many hits that fit into a single column (two years per page).

And check out the Chart Kings & Queens ranking and see who in R&B’s history had the most Top 10 hits!

Key chart information shown for each title are:

  • peak date
  • peak position
  • weeks at peak for #1, #2, #3 hits
  • RIAA physical and digital certifications
  • non-certified million sellers
  • B-side
  • songwriter
  • label & number
  • specialty song indications


Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × .5 × 11 in




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