90s music The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s  

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In 1995, Boyz II Men became the first artists to win the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. They took home the trophy for II, the album anchored by the number-one singles "On Bended Knee" and "I'll Make Love to You." But the talented group is just one of the many superstar nominees and winners of this award throughout the '90s. These Grammy-nominated 1990s albums represent some of the best R&B recordings ever.

What LPs will you find on this list of the best R&B albums of the 1990s? Lauryn Hill took home the trophy in 1999 for The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Critics and fans alike were blown away by the artist's meditations on love, motherhood, and femininity, and the album is widely regarded as one of the best albums of all time. Neo soul acts like Erykah Badu, Maxwell, and D'Angelo were also frequently nominated for the Best R&B Album Grammy.

Barry White, and his iconic baritone voice, was nominated for a Grammy in 1996 for The Icon Is Love. Other great recordings featured on this 1990s R&B albums list include Luther Vandross' Songs and CrazySexyCool by TLC.

Do you have a favorite R&B album from the '90s? Give the best Grammy nominees a thumbs up to move them towards the number-one spot on the list.

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Baduizm is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Baduizm Erykah Badu - Won in 1998.

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Brown Sugar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Brown Sugar D'Angelo - Nominated in 1996.

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The Miseducation of Lauryn Hil... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Lauryn Hill - Won in 1999.

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Crazy Sexy Cool is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Crazy Sexy Cool TLC - Won in 1996.

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Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite Maxwell - Nominated in 1997.

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My Life is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
My Life Mary J. Blige - Nominated in 1996.

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II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
II Boyz II Men - Won in 1995.

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The Gold Experience is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
The Gold Experience Prince - Nominated in 1996.

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Never Say Never is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Never Say Never Brandy Norwood - Nominated in 1999.

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Share My World is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Share My World Mary J. Blige - Nominated in 1998.

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I'm Ready is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
I'm Ready Tevin Campbell - Nominated in 1995.

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New World Order is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
New World Order Curtis Mayfield - Nominated in 1997.

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Plantation Lullabies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Plantation Lullabies Me'shell Ndegeocello - Nominated in 1995.

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Peace Beyond Passion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Peace Beyond Passion Me'shell Ndegeocello - Nominated in 1997.

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Rhythm of Love is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Rhythm of Love Anita Baker - Nominated in 1995.

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Embrya is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Embrya Maxwell - Nominated in 1999.

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Songs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Songs Luther Vandross - Nominated in 1995.

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Live is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Live Erykah Badu - Nominated in 1999.

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Evolution is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Evolution Boyz II Men - Nominated in 1998.

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A Rose Is Still a Rose is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
A Rose Is Still a Rose Aretha Franklin - Nominated in 1999.

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The Day is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
The Day Babyface - Nominated in 1998.

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The Icon Is Love is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
The Icon Is Love Barry White - Nominated in 1996.

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Words is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Words The Tony Rich Project - Won in 1997.

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Just for You is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Just for You Gladys Knight - Nominated in 1995.

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Flame is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Flame Patti LaBelle - Nominated in 1998.

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Moving On is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
Moving On Oleta Adams - Nominated in 1997.

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The Preacher's Wife is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 1990s
The Preacher's Wife Whitney Houston - Nominated in 1998.