Rhythm and Blues Music, or "R&B" for short, originated approximately a decade earlier than soul music(1950's) and influenced it a great deal. The term R&B was originally created for a lack of a better description of the genre. A popular subgenre of Rhythm and Blues is Doo-Wop. Famous R&B artists include Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, and Nat King Cole. Today the scene is shaped by musicians such as Boyz II Men, Somo, and Mary J. Blige.