Today's R&B Chart-Toppers: November 6th Edition

Marvin Gaye, Vanity 6, Usher, and more were topping the charts on this day.

From the thought-provoking melodies of Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" in 1971, which served as a poignant commentary on the struggles of urban life, to the harmonious vibes of Xscape's "Just Kickin' It" in 1993, we are taking you back to the moments when these songs and others reigned supreme on the charts on this day. 

  • "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" - Marvin Gaye (1971)

    A timeless classic by Marvin Gaye, this song was an anthem for the time and is still relevant today. It claimed the No. 1 spot on the R&B charts, resonating with its powerful lyrics and emotional delivery.

  • "Nasty Girl" - Vanity 6 (1982)

    "Nasty Girl" by Vanity 6, a girl group created by Prince, is an infectious dance track that dominated the dance charts in 1982. With its sultry lyrics and irresistible beat, it became one of the most memorable dance tracks in history.

  • "Just Kickin' It" - Xscape (1993)

    Xscape's "Just Kickin' It" took the R&B charts by storm in 1993. Co-written by Jermaine Dupri, the song's catchy melody and vocals made it a fan favorite, earning it the top position on the R&B charts.

  • "Heartbreaker" - Mariah Carey Featuring Jay-Z (1999)

    Mariah Carey's "Heartbreaker" featuring Jay-Z was a chart-topping sensation in 1999, particularly in the maxi single sales category. Long before she was the queen of Christmas, the song's pop-infused R&B sound and catchy chorus made it a memorable hit.

  • "My Boo" - Usher and Alicia Keys (2004)

    "My Boo" by Usher and Alicia Keys captured the hearts of listeners and secured the No. 1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2004. This soulful duet is a beautiful ode to young love and remains a favorite for many.

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