The Best R&B Artists Of 2022
Rhythm and blues is here to stay! Today's hottest R&B artists are blowing up the charts, headlining upcoming music festivals, and releasing more soulful, sultry studio projects throughout 2022. From Grammy Award-winning female singers H.E.R. and Jazmine Sullivan to the OG queen Mary J. Blige and dynamic Silk Sonic duo Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak, this year's R&B roster effortlessly fuses diverse genres with 90s R'n'B nostalgia.
Which trending R&B musicians are you most excited to see live, and whose records are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best R&B artists of 2022, and be sure to also check out this year's top new R&B songs here.
- 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 Music ...more
SZASolana Rowe (born November 8, 1990), better known by her stage name SZA, is an American singer-songwriter. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, later relocating to Maplewood, New Jersey. In October ...more
- Christopher Brent Wood (born September 19, 1995), better known by his stage name Brent Faiyaz, is an American singer from Columbia, Maryland. Faiyaz began uploading his experimental music (Black ...more
- Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), known professionally as Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, and dancer. He is known for his stage ...more
- Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson (born June 27, 1997), known professionally as H.E.R. (pronounced "her", an initialism for "Having Everything Revealed"), is an American R&B singer. After initial music ...more
- Giveon Dezmann Evans (born February 21, 1995), known as GIVĒON, is an American R&B singer and songwriter. He rose to prominence with his collaboration with Drake on their 2020 single, "Chicago ...more