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The Quiet Storm is a popular "urban radio" format created in 1975 by Cathy Hughes when she was general manager of WHUR in Washington, DC. The Quiet Storm features "smooth jazz" and romantic non-threatening soul/R&B. Countless radio stations in the U.S. now feature "Quiet Storm" shows at night, and several are all Quiet Storm all the time. Some stations call it music for "between the sheets". Luther Vandross is the king of the Quiet Storm. George Benson, Barry White, Smokey Robinson, and Sade are all Quiet Storm Hall of Famers, but more contemporary pop and R&B dominates the format in most markets (listen for the likes of Brian McKnight, Usher, and Maxwell). If you only like the "old school slow jams", it is increasingly easy to find stations playing only classic Quiet Storm.