75 Best 1990s R&B Love Songs of Soulful Serenades

90s R&B love songs are not only for weddings. The songs are for romantic dinners at home or late-night romances. Plan your 90s playlist with our list of the top 75 90s love songs.

1990s R&B Love Songs

As an experienced wedding DJ, I’ve assembled a list of 90s R&B songs for weddings. Songs are selected by the meaning of the song and popular hits by today’s couples.

My Favorite 90s R&B Love Songs

  1. Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You
  2. K-Ci & JoJo – All My Life
  3. Brian McKnight – Back at One
  4. Jodeci – Forever My Lady
  5. Eric Benét feat. Tamia – Spend My Life With You

Top 1990s R&B Love Hits

112 – Cupid

Released in 1997 on the album 112

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Cupid doesn’t lie
But you won’t know unless you give it a try
Oh baby, true love

3T – Anything

Released in 1995 on the album Brotherhood

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I wait for the day when I can say that love’s mine
‘Cause I would do anything for you

4 P.M. – Sukiyaki

Released in 1995 on the album Now’s the Time

Lyrics To Inspire You:

If only you were here
You’d wash away my tears
The sun would shine once again

98 Degrees – I Do (Cherish You)

Released in 1998 on the album 98 Degrees And Rising

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ve waited so long to say this to you
If you’re asking do I love you this much
I do

Aaliyah – At Your Best (You Are Love)

Released in 1994 on the album Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number

Lyrics To Inspire You:

But at your best, you are love
You’re a positive motivating force within my life
Should you ever feel the need to wonder why

Az Yet – Last Night

Released in 1996 on the album Az Yet

Lyrics To Inspire You:

In you soul
You felt incredible
I started to explode
I almost cried ’cause it was so beautiful

Babyface – Every Time I Close My Eyes

Released in 1996 on the album The Day

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And every time I think of it, I pinch myself ’cause
I don’t believe it’s true yeah
that someone like you loves me too

Blackstreet – Before I Let You Go

Released in 1994 on the album Blackstreet

Lyrics To Inspire You:

True love is so hard to find
And it’s right between your lips and mine

Boyz II Men – I’ll Make Love to You

Released in 1994 on the album II

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ll make love to you
When you want me to
And I will not let go
Till you tell me to

Brandy – Have You Ever?

Released in 1998 on the album Never Say Never

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Have you ever been in love
Been in love so bad
You’d do anything to make them understand

Brian McKnight – Back at One

Released in 1999 on the album Back at One

Lyrics To Inspire You:

One, you’re like a dream come true
Two, just wanna be with you
Three, girl it’s plain to see
That you’re the only one for me and
Four, repeat steps one through three
Five, make you fall in love with me

Brownstone – If You Love Me

Released in 1995 on the album From the Bottom Up

Lyrics To Inspire You:

If you love me say it
If you trust me do it
If you want me show it

Case – Happily Ever After

Released in 1999 on the album Personal Conversation

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Couldn’t we be the happily ever after
We can be strong together for so long

Changing Faces – Stroke You Up

Released in 1994 on the album Changing Faces

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Dim the lights, unplug the phone
And turn the radio on
I’ve got what you need

Color Me Badd – I Wanna Sex You Up

Released in 1991 on the album New Jack City

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I wanna sex you
All night
You make me feel good

D’Angelo – Lady

Released in 1995 on the album Brown Sugar

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Maybe at the liquor store, or maybe at the health food stand
They don’t know that I’m your man
You’re my lady

Deborah Cox – Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here

Released in 1998 on the album One Wish

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ve spent all my life
On a search to find
The love who’ll stay for eternity

Donell Jones feat. Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes – U Know What’s Up

Released in 1999 on the album Where I Wanna Be

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m digging you (baby) I’m feeling you (yeah)
And you know what’s up

Dru Hill – How Deep Is Your Love

Released in 1998 on the album Rush Hour

Lyrics To Inspire You:

How deep is your love for me
Tell me what it’s gonna be

Eric Benét feat. Tamia – Spend My Life With You

Released in 1998 on the album A Day in the Life

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Can I just see you every morning when I open my eyes
Can I just feel your heart beating beside me every night

Fugees – Killing Me Softly With His Song

Released in 1996 on the album The Score

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Strumming my pain with his fingers
Singing my life with his words
Killing me softly with his song

Groove Theory – Tell Me

Released in 1995 on the album Groove Theory

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I promise boy that I’ll be true
You’re the perfect find
So tell me if you want me to

Guy – Let’s Chill

Released in 1990 on the album The Future

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Come closer
Let me talk to you
Let’s chill

Hi-Five – I Like The Way

Released in 1990 on the album Hi-Five

Lyrics To Inspire You:

We’ve got it good, we have it all it seems
We’re living dream

H-Town – Knockin’ Da Boots

Released in 1993 on the album Fever for da Flavor

Lyrics To Inspire You:

When we made good love
Listenin’ to some Marvin Gaye
All night long

Immature – Never Lie

Released in 1994 on the album Playtyme Is Over

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Sittin in my window, I’m thinking of you
All the fun things we used to do
I feel the pain, please come back to me

Intro – One Of A Kind Love

Released in 1993 on the album INTRO

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You’re always on my mind, you’re the one of a kind love, I
Come let me take you down to the sweetness
The love that is yours and mine

Jagged Edge – I Gotta Be

Released in 1997 on the album A Jagged Era

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I gotta be the one you touch
And baby, I gotta be the one you love

Janet Jackson – That’s The Way Love Goes

Released in 1993 on the album Janet

Lyrics To Inspire You:

My love is blind
Can’t you see my desire
That’s the way

Jodeci – Forever My Lady

Released in 1991 on the album Forever My Lady

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You and I
Will never fall apart
You and I
We knew right from the start

Joe – I Wanna Know

Released in 1999 on the album The Wood

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Nobody ever made me feel this way
You kiss my lips and then you take my breath away

Johnny Gill – My, My, My

Released in 1990 on the album Johnny Gill

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Tonight will be a special night
No matter where we go
And I’m so proud to be with you

Jon B. – They Don’t Know

Released in 1997 on the album Cool Relax

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You should know baby you’re my angel
Nothing’s gonna make you fall from heaven
Girl I just want to love you love you

K-Ci & JoJo – All My Life

Released in 1998 on the album Love Always

Lyrics To Inspire You:

All my life
I prayed for someone like you
And I thank God
That I
That I finally found you

Keith Sweat – Twisted

Released in 1996 on the album Keith Sweat

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Baby, I love you so
But you don’t feel like I do
Tell me what can I do?

Keith Sweat & Athena Cage – Nobody

Released in 1996 on the album Keith Sweat

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Don’t be afraid
‘Cuz I won’t bite
I promise to give it to you
Just the way you like

Kenny Lattimore – For You

Released in 1996 on the album Kenny Lattimore

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Nothing I’ve said is hard to understand
All I feel, I feel deeper still
And always will, all this love is for you

Kevon Edmonds – A Girl Like You

Released in 1999 on the album 24/7

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And even though love has been kind to me
Never did I dream
I would find me a girl like you

Kut Klose – Surrender

Released in 1995 on the album Surrender

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ll make you surrender (make you surrender)
to my loving baby (all of your love)

Lauryn Hill – Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You (I Love You Baby)

Released in 1998 on the album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Please, let me know that it’s real
You’re just too good to be true
Can’t take my eyes off you

LSG – My Body

Released in 1997 on the album Levert.Sweat.Gill

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Nine one one zero zero twenty-four
Baby, it’s an emergency
I’m callin’ ‘cuz gotta have some more

Luther Vandross – Always and Forever

Released in 1994 on the album Songs

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Take time to tell me you really care
And we’ll share tomorrow together
And I’ll always love you forever

Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men – One Sweet Day

Released in 1995 on the album Daydream

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Like so many friends we’ve lost along the way
And I know eventually we’ll be together
One sweet day

Mary J. Blige – Real Love

Released in 1992 on the album What’s the 411?

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m searching for a real love
Someone to set my heart free
Real love

Maxwell – Fortunate

Released in 1999 on the album Life

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m so glad you’re in my world
Just as sure as the sky is blue
I bless the day that I found you

Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson – Scream

Released in 1995 on the album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Stop pressurin’ me, just stop pressurin’ me
Stop pressurin’ me, make me wanna scream

Mint Condition – Breakin’ My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes)

Released in 1991 on the album Meant to Be Mint

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Listen to love, your heart is pounding with desire
Waiting to be unleashed
Quit breakin’ my heart

Monica – Angel of Mine

Released in 1998 on the album The Boy Is Mine

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You came into my life sent from above
(Sent from above)
When I lost all hope, you showed me love

Montell Jordan – Falling

Released in 1996 on the album More…

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Oh, I’m falling for you
And I just can’t help myself

New Edition – I’m Still in Love with You

Released in 1996 on the album Home Again

Lyrics To Inspire You:

They’re just jealous of me and you
And I’ll always keep you happy
’cause I’m still in love with you

Next – Too Close

Released in 1997 on the album Rated Next

Lyrics To Inspire You:

‘Cause I’mma want you now and here
The way that you shake it on me
Makes me want you so bad sexually

Ralph Tresvant – Sensitivity

Released in 1990 on the album Ralph Tresvant

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You need a man with sensitivity
Someone who can love you
Someone who will need you

Rome – I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)

Released in 1997 on the album Rome

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Girl, you are the love of my life, babe
And I’d give it to you baby
You belong to me and only me

Sade – No Ordinary Love

Released in 1992 on the album Love Deluxe

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I gave you all the love I got
I gave you more than I could give
Gave you love

Seal – Kiss From A Rose

Released in 1994 on the album Seal

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the gray
Oh, the more I get of you, the stranger it feels

Shai – If I Ever Fall In Love

Released in 1992 on the album …If I Ever Fall in Love

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Promise that you’ll never leave me lonely
I just wanna be the one you need

Shanice – Saving Forever for You

Released in 1992 on the album Beverly Hills, 90210

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Love is all you’ll see
I’ll loving you forever baby
Leave it just to me

Silk – Freak Me

Released in 1993 on the album Freak Me

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Let me do all the things you want me to do
‘Cause tonight, baby, I wanna get freaky with you

Soul 4 Real – Candy Rain

Released in 1995 on the album Candy Rain

Lyrics To Inspire You:

All I want, all I need now, I know
I know I found it in you, I found it in you
‘Cause you are
My love

Stevie B – Because I Love You (The Postman Song)

Released in 1990 on the album Love & Emotion

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Girl I want you please come on near
Because I love you, I’ll be right by your side
To be your light to be your guide

SWV – Weak

Released in 1992 on the album It’s About Time

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Your love is so sweet
It knocks me right off of my feet
Can’t explain why your love, it makes me weak

Tamia – So Into You

Released in 1998 on the album Tamia

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I really like what I feel when I’m with you
You’re a dream come true
Don’t you ever leave my side

Tevin Campbell – I’m Ready

Released in 1993 on the album I’m Ready

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m ready
To love you
Forever
Hey love now
Come and love me forever more

TLC – Diggin’ On You

Released in 1994 on the album Crazysexycool

Lyrics To Inspire You:

It’s on like that, it’s on like that
I gotta be in love or somethin’ like that
Diggin’ the scene, diggin’ on you, diggin’ on me

Toni Braxton – You’re Makin’ Me High

Released in 1996 on the album Secrets

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I get so high
When I’m around you, baby
I can touch the sky
You make my temperature rise

Tony Rich Project – Nobody Knows

Released in 1995 on the album Words

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And I just keep thinkin’ about the love that we had
And I’m missing you and nobody knows it but me

Tony! Toni! Tone! – Whatever You Want

Released in 1991 on the album The Revival

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I want to be the one who will always be there
To give you
Whatever you want

Total – Kissin’ You

Released in 1996 on the album Total

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You make me feel things that I never felt
I wanna kiss you

Troop – All I Do Is Think Of You

Released in 1990 on the album Attitude

Lyrics To Inspire You:

To think of how to say
My heart is here to stay
Hey, I’m in love with you
I think the world of you

Tyrese – Sweet Lady

Released in 1998 on the album Tyrese

Lyrics To Inspire You:

We could talk about you being my
Sweet lady would you be my
Sweet love for a lifetime

U.N.V. – So In Love With You

Released in 1995 on the album Universal Nubian Voices

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I will feel here and now
As we both take this vow
I am so in love
With you

Usher – Nice & Slow

Released in 1997 on the album My Way

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Let me take you to a place nice and quiet
There ain’t no one there to interrupt
Ain’t gotta rush
I just want to take it nice and slow

Vanessa Williams – Save the Best for Last

Released in 1991 on the album The Comfort Zone

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Sometimes the sun goes ’round the moon
Just when I thought our chance had passed
You go and save the best for last

Voices of Theory – Say It

Released in 1997 on the album Voices of Theory

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So please hold out your hand and let’s exchange these golden bands
Cause I want you in my life I want you to be my wife
And I wanna know if I can live inside your world

Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

Released in 1992 on the album The Bodyguard

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And I will always love you
I will always love you
You

Well, here’s my list of favorite 1990s R&B love songs. If you have a favorite, please share it below!

0 0 votes
Article Rating
guest
4 Comments
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Frank
Frank
1 year ago

Great list but MJ’s you are not alone is a funeral song not a wedding song!

My Wedding Songs
My Wedding Songs
1 year ago
Reply to  Frank

Hi Frank. Thanks for the feedback. We will update the list!

Tomas
Tomas
2 years ago

What a great playlist.

My Wedding Songs
My Wedding Songs
2 years ago
Reply to  Tomas

Thanks Tomas for the kind words.