Which R&B Bands Topped the Charts in the 1990s?


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One of the most successful R&B bands of the 1990s was Boyz II Men, who scored numerous number one hits, such as "End of the Road," "I'll Make Love to You" and "One Sweet Day." Other popular '90s R&B groups include TLC, Jodeci and Destiny's Child.

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Boyz II Men was one of the biggest bands in the world in early 1990s, beginning in 1992, with the international success of "End of the Road." The song stayed at the top of the charts for 13 weeks, breaking the previous record set by Elvis Presley. The group bested their own record with "One Sweet Day," featuring Mariah Carey, which spent 16 weeks at number one. As of Dec. 14, 2015, they are the only act, other than The Beatles and Elvis, to replace their own song at the top of the charts.

Other chart-topping R&B groups of the 90s include TLC, with hits like "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" and "What About Your Friends," and Jodeci, with hits such as "Come and Talk to Me" and "Forever My Lady." In the late 1990s, one of the most successful R&B groups on the charts was Destiny's Child, with hits such as "No, No, No" and "With Me Part 1." One of the group's members, Beyonce Knowles, went on to achieve massive success as a solo artist in the 2000s and 2010s.

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