r&b The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s  

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With new releases from superstars like Toni Braxton, John Legend, and India.Arie, the 2010s marked a great decade for R&B music. The best R&B albums of the 2010s encompassed sounds ranging from funk to pop, hip-hop to soul, but all of them share a creative spark that was noticed by listeners and Grammy voters alike. These Grammy nominated 2010s albums are well worth celebrating.

Who will you find on this list of best 2010s album nominees? R. Kelly might be best known for his club hits, but his album Love Letter is all about romance. The album was nominated for a Grammy in 2012, and Kelly was nominated again in 2013 for his follow-up, Write Me Back. After more than a decade away from the music scene, D'Angelo won the Grammy for Best R&B Album for his 2016 release, Black Messiah. American Idol winner Fantasia was also popular among fans and Grammy voters throughout the '10s. Other notable entries on this 2010s R&B albums list include Aloe Blacc's Lift Your Spirit and F.A.M.E. by Chris Brown.

Do you have a favorite R&B album from the decade? Vote your personal picks up to the top of the list.

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Black Messiah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Black Messiah D'Angelo & The Vanguard - Won in 2016.

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Love, Marriage & Divorce is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Love, Marriage & Divorce Toni Braxton & Babyface - Won in 2015.

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Love In The Future is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Love In The Future John Legend - Nominated in 2014.

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F.A.M.E. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
F.A.M.E. Chris Brown - Won in 2012.

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Black Radio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Black Radio Robert Glasper Experiment - Won in 2013.

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Give the People What They Want is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Give the People What They Want Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Nominated in 2015.

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R&B Divas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
R&B Divas Faith Evans - Nominated in 2014.

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The Point of It All is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
The Point of It All Anthony Hamilton - Nominated in 2010.

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Three Kings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Three Kings TGT - Nominated in 2014.

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BLACKsummers'night is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
BLACKsummers'night Maxwell - Won in 2010.

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Write Me Back is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Write Me Back R. Kelly - Nominated in 2013.

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Still Standing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Still Standing Monica - Nominated in 2011.

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Kelly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Kelly Kelly Price - Nominated in 2012.

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Wake Up! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Wake Up! The Roots, John Legend - Won in 2011.

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Pieces of Me is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Pieces of Me Ledisi - Nominated in 2012.

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Girl on Fire is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Girl on Fire Alicia Keys - Won in 2014.

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Better is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Better Chrisette Michele - Nominated in 2014.

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Lift Your Spirit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Lift Your Spirit Aloe Blacc - Nominated in 2015.

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Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Poli... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics India.Arie - Nominated in 2010.

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Uncle Charlie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Uncle Charlie Charlie Wilson - Nominated in 2010.

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Coming Home is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Coming Home Leon Bridges - Nominated in 2016.

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Back to Love is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Back to Love Anthony Hamilton - Nominated in 2013.

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Turn Me Loose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Turn Me Loose Ledisi - Nominated in 2010.

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The Love & War MasterPeace is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
The Love & War MasterPeace Raheem Devaughn - Nominated in 2011.

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Second Chance is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Second Chance El DeBarge - Nominated in 2012.

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Reality Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Reality Show Jazmine Sullivan - Nominated in 2016.

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Islander is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Islander Bern/hoft - Nominated in 2015.

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Open Invitation is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Open Invitation Tyrese Gibson - Nominated in 2013.

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Love Letter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Love Letter R. Kelly - Nominated in 2012.

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Black Radio 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Black Radio 2 Robert Glasper Experiment - Nominated in 2015.

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Beautiful Surprise is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Beautiful Surprise Tamia - Nominated in 2013.

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Another Round is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Another Round Jaheim - Nominated in 2011.

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Back to Me is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Back to Me Fantasia - Nominated in 2011.

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Cheers to the Fall is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Cheers to the Fall Andra Day - Nominated in 2016.

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Forever Charlie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Grammy-Nominated R&B Albums of the 2010s
Forever Charlie Charlie Wilson - Nominated in 2016.