The Best '80s R&B Duets

Over 200 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best '80s R&B Duets

Soulful, sultry, and smooth, the best '80s R&B duets are the perfect soundtrack to any slow dance or date night. Or, if you want to turn things down a notch at karaoke night, these classic R&B songs are perfect, no matter who your partner is: in addition to the countless good male and female duets, there are many performed between two women or two men. 

From famous love songs like Lionel Richie and Diana Ross's timeless R&B classic "Endless Love," to uplifting hits such as Aretha Franklin and George Michael's "I Knew You Were Waiting for Me,"  the songs on this list feature many of the top R&B singers of all time. But, while each of these velvety singles is sure to make the room nostalgic, it's up to you to decide which 1980s R&B duet is the best of all time. 

Vote up the best R&B duets of the '80s below!

Most divisive: Love Has Finally Come At Last
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  • On My Own

    On My Own

    41 votes
  • I'll Be Good

    I'll Be Good

    32 votes
  • Two Hearts

    Two Hearts

    32 votes
  • If This World Were Mine

    If This World Were Mine

    51 votes
  • Feel The Fire

    Feel The Fire

    23 votes
  • Don't Stop The Music

    Don't Stop The Music

    26 votes