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The Best '80s R&B Duets

Updated May 30, 2020 626 votes 88 voters 5.1k views48 items

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, and be sure to add any that you feel we might have missed.

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    2
    2

    My First Love

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    7
    4

    Love Saw It

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    1
    1

    A Little Bit More

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    2
    4

    Can't We Fall in Love Again

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    5
    2

    All I Want Is Forever

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    2
    4

    I Just Can't Stop Loving You

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    1
    2

    Wrapped Around Your Finger

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    7
    5

    Feel The Fire

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    0
    2

    The Last Time I Made Love

  • 35
    4
    2

    Don't Look Any Further

  • 36
    4
    2

    There's Nothing Better Than Love

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    4
    2

    Put A Little Love in Your Heart

  • 38
    4
    2

    Love All The Hurt Away

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    4
    2

    U Got The Look

  • 40
    4
    2

    Street Corner

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    4
    2

    Sisters Are Doin It For Themselves

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    5
    5

    Ebony Eyes

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    4
    4

    Without You

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    4
    5

    You Don't Have to Cry

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    2
    4

    Waterfall

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    2
    5

    Yah Mo Be There

  • 47
    2
    5

    Friends in Love

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    4
    9

    Fire and Desire