The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

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The greatest voices in R&B music from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s are being counted down. All ranges of R&B are included--neo soul, new jack swing, blue eyed soul, contemporary, hip-hop/R&B, pop-soul, etc. The most soulful voices in the past 30 yrs. begins in no particular order, and fans can vote to see who has the most amazing voice in R&B. Who will earn the top spot? Who will show?....
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    Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Whitney Houston Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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    Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Stevie Wonder Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

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    Luther Vandross is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Luther Vandross Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Contemporary R&B

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    Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Aaliyah Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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    Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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    Usher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Usher Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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    Hip hop music, Neo soul, Dance-pop

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    Prince is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Toni Braxton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Toni Braxton Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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    Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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    Doo-wop, Girl group, Ballad

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    Chaka Khan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Chaka Khan Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Disco

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    Brian McKnight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Brian McKnight Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm

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    Anita Baker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Anita Baker Adult contemporary music, Quiet storm, Smooth jazz

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    Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Maxwell Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm

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    Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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    Babyface is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Babyface Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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    Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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    Joss Stone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Joss Stone Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Neo soul

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    Monica is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Monica Hip hop music, Pop music, Folk music

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    Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Sade Adu

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    Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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    Spoken Word Soul, Neo soul, Spoken word

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    Jennifer Hudson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Jennifer Hudson Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

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    Contemporary R&B, Soul music

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    Johnny Gill is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Johnny Gill Pop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Dance music

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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Age

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    Anthony Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Anthony Hamilton Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

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    Faith Evans is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Faith Evans Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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    Urban contemporary, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Fantasia Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    India.Arie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    India.Arie Pop music, Neo soul, Folk music

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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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    Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

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    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    Bobby Brown is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Bobby Brown Hip hop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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    Hip hop music, Neo soul, Rock music

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    Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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    George Michael is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

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    Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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    Vanessa L. Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

    Vanessa L. Williams Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

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    Hip hop music, Electro, G-funk

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    Christian music, House music, Urban contemporary gospel

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