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The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked 

Coley Reed
Updated June 23, 2020 79k views 26 items

List Rules Only male solo artists releasing new music in 2019. No guy groups.

Updated: check out our list of the top 10 male R&B singers of 2020!

Here are the best male R&B singers of 2019, ranked by fans everywhere. Only including artists releasing new music, this list of current male R&B singers features young, new artists, like Elujay and Pink Sweats, as well as famous singers, like Khalid and Chris Brown. Every artist on the list has accumulated an output that will likely keep them financially in the black for decades to come. Names like Usher and John Legend stand among the richest musicians in any genre, but their their sultry melodies are undoubtedly what they value most about themselves. Who are the top male R&B solo artists of 2019? Which musicians in the genre are singing with the most soul?

Which of the 2019 R&B heavyweights stand out as the best male R&B singers of all time? Are there any great white male R&B singers?

Vote up the best men of R&B in 2019, and add any popular male R&B singers you think are missing from the list.

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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Christopher Maurice Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor and entrepreneur. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several ...more

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Usher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. He was born in Dallas, Texas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee until moving to Atlanta, Georgia. At the ...more

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The Weeknd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), better known by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer.He has won three Grammy Awards, eight Billboard ...more

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Miguel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
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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Trey Songz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Tremaine Aldon Neverson (born November 28, 1984), known professionally as Trey Songz, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. His debut album, I Gotta Make It, was released ...more

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John Legend is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and philanthropist. Prior to the release of Legend's debut ...more

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Bryson Tiller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
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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Khalid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Khalid Donnel Robinson (born February 11, 1998), known mononymously as Khalid, is an American singer and songwriter. His debut single, "Location", was released in July 2016, and his ...more

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6LACK is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Ricardo Valdez Valentine (born June 24, 1992), better known by his stage name 6lack (stylized as 6LACK and pronounced "black”), is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper from Atlanta, ...more

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Ty Dolla $ign is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Tyrone William Griffin Jr. (born April 13, 1985), known professionally as Ty Dolla Sign (stylized as Ty Dolla $ign or Ty$), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. He ...more

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Jeremih is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Jeremy P. Felton (born July 17, 1987), better known by his stage name Jeremih (pronunciation: , jeh-ruh-MY), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. In 2009, he signed a ...more

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Tory Lanez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Daystar Peterson (born July 27, 1992), better known by his stage name Tory Lanez, is a Canadian rapper and singer. He received major recognition from the mixtape Lost Cause (2014) and the ...more
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Eric Bellinger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Eric Bellinger, Jr. (born March 28, 1986) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer from Los Angeles, California. Bellinger began songwriting in 2010, and his co-writing credits ...more
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Jacquees is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Rodriquez Jacquees Broadnax (born April 15, 1994), commonly known as Jacquees, is an American R&B producer, director, ghostwriter, and songwriter-singer from Augusta and Decatur, Georgia. In ...more
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Anderson .Paak is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Brandon Paak Anderson (born February 8, 1986), better known by his stage name Anderson Paak, is an American musician and record producer from Oxnard, California. He released his debut album, ...more

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Trevor Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Trevor Howard Lawrence Jackson (born August 30, 1996) is an American singer, actor, songwriter, and dancer. He is best known for portraying Kevin Blake on Syfy original series Eureka, Kris ...more
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Lucky Daye is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
David Debrandon Brown, better known by his stage name Lucky Daye, is an American singer and songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is signed to the RCA joint venture label Keep Cool and ...more
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Pink Sweat$ is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Pink Sweats (stylized Pink Sweat$), is an American singer and songwriter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is managed by Thrice Cooked Media. He released his first EP Volume 1 on November 2, ...more

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Joji is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
George Miller (born 18 September 1992), better known by his stage name Joji and formerly by his YouTube username Filthy Frank, is a Japanese singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and ...more

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B. Smyth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Brandon Smith, better known by his stage name B. Smyth, is an American hip hop and R&B recording artist from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is best known for his single Leggo, featuring 2 ...more
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ELHAE is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Jamaal Jones (born August 24, 1990), better known as ELHAE (which stands for "Every Life Has An Ending"), is a R&B singer from Atlanta, Georgia. In 2016, he released his album All
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Leven Kali is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Leven Kali is a singer-songwriter from Santa Monica, California. He is best known for his songs "Do U Wrong" and "Too High." In 2017, he was featured on Playboi Carti's song
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PJ Morton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
PJ Morton is an American R&B singer, musician, producer and one of the keyboardists in the pop rock band Maroon 5. On March 27, 2012, Morton released his first solo recording, the free EP ...more
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Cautious Clay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Joshua Karpeh (born January 30, 1993), known professionally as Cautious Clay, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Since 2017, he has released three EPs
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Rico Love is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked
Richard Preston Butler, Jr. (born December 3, 1982), better known by his stage name Rico Love, is an American rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer. He was born in New Orleans, ...more