Various Artists

Ministry of Sound Anthems: R&B

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Ministry of Sound: R&B Anthems is a three-disc compilation that contains many of the biggest pop-R&B singles from 1989 through 2009, from Bobby Brown’s “Every Little Step” through the Black Eyed Peas’ “Meet Me Halfway.” There’s a healthy range of ballads and club tracks, and a there's a broad mix of one-hit artists and enduring favorites. Among the more durable inclusions are Bell Biv DeVoe’s “Poison,” Ralph Tresvant’s “Sensitivity,” Tony! Toni! Toné!’s “It Never Rains in Southern California,” Brandy and Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine,” Aaliyah’s “Try Again,” Bobby V.’s “Slow Down,” Ne-Yo’s “Closer,” and Rihanna’s “Umbrella.”

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:39
2 3:56
3 4:16
4 4:22
5 4:30
6 3:57
7 3:48
8 4:11
9 3:35
10 4:39
11 3:56
12 4:12
13
Guy
3:46
14 3:54
15
4:08
16 3:42
17 3:49
18 3:08
19 3:31
20
4:03

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 4:15
2 4:01
3 3:31
4 3:25
5 4:00
6 3:56
7 3:07
8 4:07
9 4:07
10 4:10
11
Guy
4:09
12 3:49
13 4:13
14
Mya
3:57
15 4:45
16 3:18
17
4:06
18
4:06
19 3:59
20 3:58

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:57
2 3:48
3 4:01
4 3:24
5 3:42
6 2:55
7 3:59
8 3:56
9 3:42
10 4:12
11 4:04
12 3:55
13 3:34
14 3:20
15 2:45
16 4:15
17 4:33
18
Eve
3:48
19 3:46
20 3:15
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