[Music genres and the global music market] Why did Rhythm and Blues (R&B) decline? History and background
The rhythm and blues genre has been a very long-lived music genre that has remained on the hit charts for more than half a century. Even in the 2000s, it remained at the top of the hit charts for a while. R&B has become commonplace as one of popular music, but surprisingly many people are unaware of its history. This genre is influenced by many other genres.