Soul and R&B Music
Urban (or urban contemporary) is a radio format which features music genres such as hip hop, rap, rnb, soul, grime, as well as caribbean music such as reggae, dancehall, reggaeton, zouk and soca. The term urban contemporary is to a great extent associated with african-american music such as contemporary rnb and soul, but over the years its meaning has extended to also include a wide range of other genres of music. Top 40 radio focuses primarily on playing contemporary popular music as determined by the top 40 music charts of the uk and usa. Top 40 music is for the most part made up of present-day pop, rock and urban music.