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The Best R&B Performances On NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts  

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Many popular R&B artists showcased their vocals on NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts. Featuring smooth jams in an intimate setting, the best R&B Tiny Desk Concerts hosted many famous singers, like Lizzo, Erykah Badu, and Daniel Caesar, and R&B groups, like DVSN and The Internet. Which performances are your favorites? 

Check out all the R&B performances on Tiny Desk Concerts, and vote up the ones that truly stand out. 

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"Roll Some Mo"

"Misunderstood"

"Late Night"

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#50 of 61 on The Best New Artists Of 2019, Ranked #36 of 50 on The Best R&B Artists Of 2019, Ranked #17 of 26 on The Best Male R&B Singers Of 2019, Ranked #18 of 34 on The Best New Male Artists Of 2019, Ranked

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"Tadow"

"Nayhoo"

"Queen Tings"

Black Love"

"I Do Everything"

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#35 of 62 on The Most Underrated Artists Of 2019, Ranked #16 of 34 on The Best New Male Artists Of 2019, Ranked

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"On My Mind"

"Teenage Fantasy"

"Blue Lights"

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#52 of 61 on The Best New Female Artists #20 of 76 on Musical Artists Who Will Explode In 2019 #24 of 102 on Current Singers You Most Wish You Could Sound Like #19 of 52 on Everyone's Favorite New Celebrities of 2018

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"Japanese Denim"

"Get You"

"Best Part (feat. H.E.R.)"

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#95 of 108 on Who Is The Most Famous Singer In The World Right Now? #9 of 50 on The Best R&B Artists Of 2019, Ranked #5 of 21 on The Best Artists To Listen To If You Like SZA #25 of 109 on The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

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