R&B Sub-genres

Contemporary R&B, also known as simply R&B, is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop and dance.

Music has changed in the R&B industry to Contemporary R&B, the old R&B (Rhythm and Blues) which sub-genres were Blues, Jazz and Gospel. People like Ray Charles and Della Reese were some of the celebrities that song this type of music. Now Contemporary R&B is Michael Jackson a main icon for this genre of music, he was the man who was called ''The King Of Pop!'' which made him a global figure in the popular culture for four over decades. Also people like Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey were popular with types of music

Lana Del Rey - Shades Of Cool
Ed Sheeran - Don't [Official Video]
Justin Timberlake - TKO

How Music Changes Our Lifestyle

Music has a big impact on our lives, it influences the way we dress, the way we act and the way we speak. Music is what wakes you up in the morning, what starts your day, what makes you happy and what brings memories of a sad moment. Music creates your life, they all hold secret meanings; with R&B its mainly romance and sex.

Because teenagers see their latest pop star dressing in a certain way will make them what to copy them, whether its Rihanna wearing barely nothing to an awards event or Lady Gaga dressing as man in her music video, people will want to resemble to celebrities that influence them and who are their icon.