Given R&B's soulful nature and emphasis on romantic lyrics, it should as no surprise that songs about missing loved ones make up a major theme in the genre. From lamenting friends and family members who have passed, to pining for lovers who are far away these R&B classics say "I miss you" in a powerful way that can resonate with any listener
The songs on this list stretch from the '70s, '80s, and '90s, to 2019 and beyond, and feature hits from top names such as Whitney Houston, Boyz II Men, and Destiny's Child. Of course, all of the entries on this list of R&B songs about missing someone 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 "I miss you" songs of all time? Which track would top your playlist of R&B songs about missing your boyfriend or girlfriend?
Vote up your favorite R&B songs about missing someone below, and be sure to add any that you feel we may have missed.
The One I Gave My Heart To
Before You Walk Out Of My Life
Water Under The Bridge
Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
All Cried Out
Not Gon' Cry
Let It Go
U Don't Have to Call