Given R&B's sultry nature and emphasis on sensual lyrics, it should as no surprise that songs about cheating make up a major theme in the genre. Whether cheating boyfriends or unfaithful girlfriends are to blame, these R&B cheating songs show both sides of the coin, with some singers lamenting about being cheated on, and others telling stories about loving someone who is taken.
It's never good when you or your loved one is unfaithful, but these great songs provide a small silver lining. And, because infidelity is a flaw as old as time, the songs on this list stretch from the '70s, '80s, and '90s, to 2019 and beyond.
Featuring hits from Destiny's Child, Shaggy, and Marvin Gaye, all of the entries on this list of R&B songs about cheating are good in their own right, but it's up to you to determine which tracks are the best of the best. What are your top 10 R&B cheating songs of all time? Which track would top your playlist of R&B songs about secret lovers?
Vote up your favorite R&B songs about cheating below, and be sure to add any that you feel we may have missed.
Say My Name
(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Wanna Be Right
My Little Secret
Saving All My Love For You
Leave (Get Out)
None of Your Concern
You Make Me Wanna
Friend of Mine
I Should Have Cheated
All Cried Out