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Best Neo Soul Bands/Artists

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Neo soul artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. This list of neo soul bands includes favorites like Lauryn Hill and Amy Winehouse and under-the-radar neo-soul artists like Kem. Use the filter to sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top neo soul bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Neo soul groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all neo soul bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest neo soul bands of all time, since the most famous neo soul artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best neo soul music.

You can click on the neo soul band names to see more information about that particular notable neo soul group. If they're near the top of the best neo soul artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top neo soul bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the neo soul band names themselves.

List items include Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse and more. Rank the best items by voting for them. Is The Roots better than Florence and the Machine?

All important, significant and iconic names in neo soul music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new neo soul bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of neo soul, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into neo soul music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good neo soul bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent neo soul bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best neo soul bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest neo soul musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular neo soul bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Spoken Word Soul, Neo soul, Spoken word More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Soul music More
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    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop More
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    new! D'Angelo

    Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul More
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    Hip hop music, Neo soul, Rock music More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Age More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul More
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    Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul More
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    Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing More
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    Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues More
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    Neo soul, Indie rock, Blues More
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    Pop music, Neo soul, Folk music More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues More
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    Alternative hip hop, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues More
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    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Neo soul More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues More
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    Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music More
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    Neo soul, Rhythm and blues, Jazz More
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    Hip hop music, Neo soul, Electronic dance music More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues More
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    Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B More
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    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Acoustic music More
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    Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B More
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    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Neo soul More
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    Trip hop, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B More
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    Indie pop, Downtempo, Dubstep More
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    Neo soul, Rock music, Contemporary R&B More
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    Neo soul More
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    Urban Mystic

    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues More
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    Neo soul, Soul music More
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    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Neo soul More
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    added by: cherokeebrklyn
    Born in Harlem and raised in Brooklyn, Cherokee knew from a very early age that music was a ... more
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    Quadron

    Jazz rap, Indie pop, Pop music More
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    Urban contemporary, Indie pop, Rock music More
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    Hip hop music, Electro, Rap music More
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    Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B More
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    Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Soul music More
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    Blues-rock, Neo soul, Rhythm and blues More
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    Hip hop music, Neo soul, Dance-pop More
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    Belleruche

    Trip hop, Electronic music, Soul music More
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    Alain Clark

    Pop music, Soul music More
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    Indie, Pop music, Phleng Thai sakon More
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    Hip hop music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music More
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