American Idol 9 Top 10 Theme – R&B Featuring Usher

iTunes has posted the list of song choices for next week’s American Idol R&B themed Top 10, featuring Usher.

Usher will mentor the kids on Tuesday, and perform his single “OMG” on Wednesday’s results show.

What do you think the Idols should sing?  Lots of retro stuff on this list, and plenty of opportunities for Simon to call out contestants on sounding old fashioned!

See the complete list HERE.  Compete list below (125 songs)

  • At Your Best You Are Love – Aaliya
  • Try Again – Aaliya
  • Tell It Like It Is – Aaron Neville
  • Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
  • Tired of Being Alone – Al Green
  • No One – Alicia Keys
  • Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart – Alicia Keys
  • Sweet Love – Anita Baker
  • Chain of Fools – Aretha Franklin
  • Respect Aretha Franklin
  • You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
  • Every Time I Close My Eyes – Baby Face
  • Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love – Barry White
  • Stand by Me – Ben E. King
  • Don’t Be Cruel – Bobby Brown
  • My Prerogotive – Bobby Brown
  • A Song For Momma – Boyz II Men
  • I’ll Make You Love to You – Boyz II Men
  • It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday – Boyz II Men
  • On Bended Knee – Boyz II Men
  • Have You Ever – Brandy
  • The Boy Is Mine (feat. Monica) – Brandy
  • Back At One – Brian McKnight
  • Rainy Night in Georgia – Brook Benton
  • Tell Me Something Good – Chaka Khan & Rufas
  • Forever – Chris Brown
  • With You – Chris Brown
  • Treat Her Like a Lady – Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose
  • It’s All Right – Cutis Mayfield & The Impressions
  • Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Diana Ross
  • Let’s Groove – Earth Wind and Fire
  • September – Earth Wind and Fire
  • Knock on Wood  – Eddie Floyd
  • I Heard it Through the Grapevine – Gladys Knight and the Pips
  • Midnight Train to Georgia – Gladys Knight and the Pips
  • (You’re Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
  • I Want You Back – Jackson 5
  • Never Can Say Goodbye – Jackson 5
  • Who’s Lovin’ You – Jackson 5
  • I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
  • On the Wings of Love – Jeffrey Osbourne
  • What Becomes of the Brokenhearted – Jimmy Ruffin
  • I Wanna Know – Joe
  • Superwoman – Karyn White
  • Here and Now – Luther Vandross
  • If Only For One Night – Luther Vandross
  • Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
  • Stop to Love – Luther Vandross
  • Love Won’t Let Me Wait – Major Harris
  • Vision of Love – Mariah Carey
  • We Belong Together – Maria Carey
  • (Love is Like a) Heat Wave – Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
  • Dancing in the Street – Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
  • Nowhere to Run – Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
  • Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
  • I Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  • Mercy Mercy me (The Ecology) – Marvin Gaye
  • Be Without You (Kendu Mix) Mary J. Blige
  • I Am – Mary J. Blige
  • My Guy – Mary Wells
  • Human Nature – Michael Jackson
  • Rock With You – Michael Jackson
  • Angel of Mine – Monica
  • For You I Will – Monica
  • Because of You – Ne Yo
  • Mad – Ne Yo
  • I’ve Been Loving You Too Long – Otis Redding
  • (Sittin on) The Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
  • Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles
  • Unchain my Heart – Ray Charles
  • Shut Up and Drive – Rihanna
  • Umbrella – Rihanna & Jay-Z
  • Hold On I’m Coming – Sam & Dave
  • Soul Man – Sam & Dave
  • Bring it on Home to Me – Sam Cooke
  • Crusin’ – Smokey Robinson
  • I Second that Emotion – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
  • The Tears of a Clown – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
  • The Tracks of My Tears – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
  • Home – Stephanie Mills
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • I Wish – Stevie Wonder
  • Living For the City – Stevie Wonder
  • Uptight (Everything is Alright) – Stevie Wonder
  • Easy – The Commodores
  • Watcha See is Whatcha Get – The Dramatics
  • Baby I Need Your Loving – The Four Tops
  • I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) – The Four Tops
  • Reach Out I’ll Be There – The Four Tops
  • People Get Ready – The Impressions
  • It’s Your Thing – The Isley Brothers
  • This Old Heart of Mine – The Isley Brothers
  • Shop Around – The Miracles
  • You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me – The Miracles
  • Could It Be I’m Falling In Love – The Spinners
  • People Make the World Go Round – The Stylistics
  • You Make me Feel Brand New – The Stylistics
  • Back in My Arms Again – The Supremes
  • Stop! In the Name of Love – The Supremes
  • Where Did Our Love Go – The Supremes
  • You Can’t Hurray Love – The Supremes
  • You Keep Me Hangin’ On – The Supremes
  • Ain’t Too Proud to Beg – The Temptations
  • Just My Imagination – The Tempatations
  • Papa Was a Rolling Stone – The Temptations
  • Don’t Leave Me This Way – Thelma Houston
  • I Can’t Stand the Rain – Tina Turner
  • We Don’t Need Another Hero – Tina Turner
  • Waterfalls – TLC
  • Un-Break My Heart – Toni Braxton
  • Burn – Usher
  • My Boo (feat. Alicia Keys) – Usher
  • Nice & Slow – Usher
  • U Got it Bad – Usher
  • U Remind Me – Usher
  • Save the Best for Last – Vanessa Williams
  • Greatest Love of All – Whitney Houston
  • How Will I Know – Whitney Houston
  • Saving All My Love For You – Whitney Houston
  • In the Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
  • Land of 1000 Dances – Wilson Pickett
  • Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett

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