Slow jam


Slow jam

A slow jam is typically a song with an R&B-influenced melody. Slow jams are commonly R&B ballads or just downtempo songs. The term is most commonly reserved for soft-sounding songs with heavily emotional or romantic lyrical content.

Music categories associated with slow jams are:

*Soul*
*R&B*
*Contemporary R&B*
*Reggae
*Hip hop*
*Jazz
*Funk*
*Quiet storm

Asterisks (*) denote genres with variable tempo which constitute the use of dance music.

Examples of songs that are slow jams

*"A House Is Not a Home" - Luther Vandross
*"Adore" - Prince
*"Again - Janet Jackson
*"Anytime" - Brian McKnight
*"And I - Ciara
*"Age Ain't Nothing but a Number" - Aaliyah
*"All My Life" - K-Ci and JoJo
*"All the Man That I Need" - Whitney Houston
*"Another Sad Love Song" - Toni Braxton
*"Any Time, Any Place" - Janet Jackson
*"Between the Sheets" - Isley Brothers
*"Brown Eyes" - Destiny's Child
*"Baby-Baby-Baby" - TLC
*"Back at One" - Brian McKnight
*"Best Friend - Brandy
*"Breathe Again" - Toni Braxton
*"Can U Help Me" - Usher
*"Can You Stand the Rain" - New Edition
*"Can't B Good - Janet Jackson
*"Cause I Love You" - Lenny Williams
*"Come Back To Me" - Janet Jackson
*"Didn't We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston
*"Differences" - Ginuwine
*"Diggin' on You" - TLC
*"Dream Merchant" - New Birth
*"Dreaming of You" - Selena
*"Everytime I Close My Eyes" - Babyface
*"Funny How Time Flies (When You're Having Fun) - Janet Jackson
*"Giving You the Best That I Got" - Anita Baker
*"Got 'Til It's Gone - Janet Jackson featuring Q-tip
*"The Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston
*"Honey" - Mariah Carey
*"How Come You Don't Call Me" - Alicia Keys
*"I Apologize" - Anita Baker
*"I Don't Wanna Cry" - Mariah Carey
*"I Get Lonely" - Janet Jackson
*"I Have Nothing" - Whitney Houston
*"I Learned From The Best - Whitney Houston
*"I Just Can't Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson
*"I Swear" - All-4-One
*"I Will Always Love You" - Whitney Houston
*"I Wanna Be Your Lover" - Prince
*"If I Ain't Got You" - Alicia Keys
*"If I Was Your Girlfriend - Prince
*"I'll Never Break Your Heart" - Backstreet Boys
*"Kiss of Life" - Sade
*"Let's Get It On" - Marvin Gaye
*"Let's Wait Awhile" - Janet Jackson
*"Love" - Musiq Soulchild
*"Love Jones" - Brighter Shade of Darkness
*"Love Shoulda Brought You Home" - Toni Braxton
*"Love you Down" - Ready for the World
*"Me, Myself and I" - Beyonce
*"Nice & Slow" - Usher
*"Nite & Day" - Al B. Sure!
*"No One - Alicia Keys
*"No Ordinary Love" - Sade
*"Nobody" - Keith Sweat
*"Promise - Ciara
*"On Bended Knee" - Boyz II Men
*"One Sweet Day" - Mariah Carey
*"The One I Gave My Heart To - Aaliyah
*"Paradise" - Sade
*"Party Life" - Jay-Z
*"Pretty Brown Eyes" - Mint Condition
*"Reasons" - Earth, Wind & Fire
*"Red Light Special" - TLC
*"Rhythm of Love - Anita Baker
*"Rock the Boat" - Aaliyah
*"Rock with You" - Michael Jackson
*"Roni" - Bobby Brown
*"Saving All My Love for You" - Whitney Houston
*"Seasons Change" - Exposé
*"Sexual Healing" - Marvin Gaye
*"Shake You Down" - Gregory Abbott
*"Sittin' Up in My Room" - Brandy
*"Slow Jam" - Midnight Star
*"Soul Sista" - Bilal
*"Smooth Operator - Sade
*"Sweet Love" - Anita Baker
*"Tender Love" - Force M.D.'s
*"That's The Way Love Goes" - Janet Jackson
*"The Sweetest Taboo - Sade
*"Twenty Foreplay" - Janet Jackson
*"Un-Break My Heart" - Toni Braxton
*"Untitled (How Does It Feel)" - D'Angelo
*"Vision of Love" - Mariah Carey
*"Warmth" - Janet Jackson
*"I Want You - Janet Jackson
*"Weak" - SWV
*"We Belong Together - Mariah Carey
*"The Word" - Prince
*"You" - Raheem DeVaughn
*"You Give Good Love - Whitney Houston
*"Your Love Is King" - Sade
*"You're Always On My Mind" - SWV

External links

* [http://www.slowjammusic.com] - a global going record label based in Europe, Germany, Berlin (Charts UK, GUS, D)
* [http://slowjam.com Kevin "Slow Jammin" James] - a well-known DJ in the U.S.
* [http://www.slowjamradio.com Slow Jam Radio] - a well-known radio station in the U.S.
* [http://www.kj103fm.com Brad B Slow Jams] - Brad B Slow Jams is a radio program that started in 2005 on Clear Channel KJYO Oklahoma City and is heard nationwide on the internet and select Clear Channel Stations.


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