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The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA 

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If you're a fan of SZA, here is a list of artists who make similar music. Known for blending jazz, soul, and R&B, SZA is considered one of the best new female artists today. Who are other famous singers like SZA?

The most popular rap artists who make music like SZA are Kehlani and Frank Ocean. Featuring soft music and chill instrumentals, their music and lyrics shares common themes, like sexuality, relationships, and personal issues. Other similar artists include dvsn, H.E.R., Erykah Badu, Tinashe, and Sabrina Claudio.

Vote up the best hip hop and R&B artists like SZA, and add any similar artists who are missing from the list.

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H.E.R. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Gabriella 'Gabi' Wilson (born June 27, 1997), better known by her stage name H.E.R. (acronym for "Having Everything Revealed") is an American singer-songwriter from Vallejo, ...more
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Frank Ocean is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Frank Ocean (born Christopher Edwin Cooksey on October 28, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and photographer. Ocean began his musical career as a ghostwriter, ...more

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Kehlani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Kehlani Ashley Parrish (born April 24, 1995) is an American singer, songwriter and dancer, signed to Atlantic Records. Kehlani is originally from Oakland, California, where she achieved initial ...more

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#1,092 of 2,187 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #12 of 60 The Best New Female Artistsfeaturing The Best Kehlani Albums, Ranked

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Jorja Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Jorja Smith (born June 11, 1997) is an English singer from Walsall, West Midlands. She has independently released numerous singles and one extended play, Project 11 (2016), and is known for her ...more
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Daniel Caesar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Ashton Simmonds, better known by his stage name Daniel Caesar (born April 5, 1995) is a Canadian R&B and soul singer-songwriter. After independently building a following through the release ...more

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Bryson Tiller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Bryson Tiller
Bryson Djuan Tiller (born January 2, 1993), is an American singer, songwriter and rapper. Tiller initially gained notable recognition following the release of his debut single, ...more

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#2 of 53 The Best New Male Artists #28 of 61 The Best Rappers Who Started On SoundCloud

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Sabrina Claudio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Sabrina Claudio (born September 19, 1996) is an American singer and songwriter. In late 2016, Claudio uploaded several songs to SoundCloud, before compiling a select collection as part of her ...more
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Miguel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Miguel Jontel Pimentel (born October 23, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Raised in San Pedro, California, he began pursuing a music career at age thirteen. After ...more
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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, record producer, businesswoman, fashion designer, actress and philanthropist. She is known for embracing various ...more

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Alina Baraz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Alina Baraz (born September 24, 1993) is an American singer and songwriter from Cleveland, Ohio. During 2015, Baraz and electronic producer Galimatias released a collaborative EP together titled ...more
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6LACK is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Ricardo Valdez Valentine (born June 24, 1992), better known by his stage name 6lack (stylized as 6LACK and pronounced "blackĀ”), is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper from Atlanta, ...more

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Jazmine Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Jazmine Marie Sullivan is an American singer-songwriter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her debut album, Fearless, was released in 2008 to commercial and critical success. It is certified gold ...more
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Kali Uchis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Kali Uchis
Karly-Marina Loaiza (born July 17, 1994), better known as her stage name Kali Uchis, is a Colombian-American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, and fashion designer. In ...more
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Erykah Badu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971), known professionally as Erykah Badu (), is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Badu's career began after opening a show for ...more

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Tinashe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe (; born February 6, 1993) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, and actress. Born in Lexington, Kentucky, Tinashe moved to Los Angeles as a ...more
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Kelela is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Kelela
Kelela Mizanekristos (born June 6, 1983) is an American singer and songwriter. Her 2013 debut mixtape, Cut 4 Me, earned praise from music critics and contemporaries such as Solange Knowles and ...more
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Ravyn Lenae is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Ravyn Lenae Washington (born January 22, 1999), better known simply as Ravyn Lenae, is an American R&B singer-songwriter from Chicago who is currently signed to Atlantic Records and the ...more
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Solange Knowles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Solange Piaget Knowles (; born June 24, 1986), also known mononymously as Solange, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and actress. Expressing an interest in music from an early ...more

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dvsn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Dvsn (stylized as dvsn and pronounced "division") is a Canadian R&B duo, composed of Daniel Daley and Nineteen85. The duo is signed to OVO Sound. On May 5, 2017, dvsn released ...more
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Majid Jordan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
Majid Jordan
Majid Jordan is a Canadian record producing and performing duo consisted of Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman. They are signed to OVO Sound, a record label co-founded by rapper Drake, and ...more
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Staasia Daniels is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA
cliffxrd added Staasia Daniels

Staasia Daniels is a singer/songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Originally gaining a lot of attention from YouTube covers, she later began writing and recording her original pieces to much acclaim and strikes listeners with her unique package of sexy, goofy, and raw emotion. Hits include "Never Fade", "Peanut Butter", and "Voicemail".