The must industry's 2023 female R&B roster only continues to thrive as these soulful leading ladies release powerful new music and headline upcoming festivals throughout the year. Sultry superstar SZA shattered numerous records with her highly-anticipated sophomore studio album SOS, and millennial songstress Ari Lennox remains an empowering force of nature across the R&B world, captivating listeners with her second full-length project age/sex/location. Queen Beyoncé builds upon her ever-growing empire with the sensational disco-infused RENAISSANCE album, creating an inviting dance space for all listeners; and H.E.R. never ceases to collaborate with multi-talented A-list musicians across diverse genres.
Which trending female R&B artists are you most excited to see live, and whose records are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best female R&B singers of 2023, and be sure to also check out this year's top new R&B songs afterwards.