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Hip hop soul artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good hip hop soul bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top hip hop soul bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Hip hop soul groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all hip hop soul bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest hip hop soul bands of all time, since the most famous hip hop soul artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best hip hop soul music.

You can click on the hip hop soul band names to see more information about that particular notable hip hop soul group. If they're near the top of the best hip hop soul artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top hip hop soul bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the hip hop soul band names themselves.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different artists, like Beyoncé and The Black Eyed Peas. Have your voice heard by voting on the best artists on the list. The order is decided by votes. Show your appreciation for artists like Chris Brown or Aaliyah by voting for them.

All important, significant and iconic names in hip hop soul music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new hip hop soul bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of hip hop soul, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into hip hop soul music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good hip hop soul bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent hip hop soul bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best hip hop soul bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest hip hop soul musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular hip hop soul bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Outkast is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Outkast Alternative hip hop, Dance-pop, Jazz

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Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Brandy Norwood Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Aaliyah Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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Toni Braxton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Toni Braxton Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Mary J. Blige Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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TLC is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
TLC Hip hop music, Girl group, Alternative hip hop

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Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Missy Elliott Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Jovanny Aponte added Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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Erykah Badu is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Erykah Badu Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Age

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Ginuwine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Ginuwine Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Dance music

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John Legend is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
John Legend Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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Musiq is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Musiq Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Faith Evans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Faith Evans Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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Monica is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Monica Hip hop music, Pop music, Folk music

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Mario is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Mario Hip hop music, Pop music, Electronic dance music

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Kelly Price is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Kelly Price Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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Chrisette Michele is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Chrisette Michele Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B

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Queen Latifah is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Queen Latifah Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Jazz

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Horrorcore

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Charlie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Charlie Wilson Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm, Rhythm and blues

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BLACKstreet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
BLACKstreet Hip hop music, Pop music, Electronic dance music

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Xscape is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Xscape Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Amerie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Amerie Hip hop music, New Wave, Pop music

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Ciara is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Jovanny Aponte added Ciara Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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Keri Hilson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Keri Hilson Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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Robin Thicke is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Jovanny Aponte added Robin Thicke Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

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Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Jovanny Aponte added Fantasia Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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LeToya Luckett is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
LeToya Luckett Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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Blu Cantrell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Blu Cantrell Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B

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Cee Lo Green is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Cee Lo Green Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

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Mary Mary is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Mary Mary Pop music, Electronic dance music, Urban contemporary gospel

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Ashanti is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Ashanti Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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112 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
112 Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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Estelle is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Estelle Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

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Keyshia Cole is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Keyshia Cole Hip hop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B

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Adina Howard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Adina Howard Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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Bobby V is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Jovanny Aponte added Bobby V Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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702 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
702 Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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Gnarls Barkley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Gnarls Barkley Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul

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The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
The Black Eyed Peas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

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The Internet is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
The Internet Alternative hip hop, Trip hop, Neo soul

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K. Michelle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Jovanny Aponte added K. Michelle Pop music, Hip Hop, Contemporary R&B

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Coko is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Coko Christian music, House music, Urban contemporary gospel

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Gina Thompson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Gina Thompson Contemporary R&B, Hip hop soul

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Kierra Kiki Sheard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Kierra Kiki Sheard Pop music, Neo soul, Urban contemporary gospel

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Emily King is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Emily King Reggae, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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3LW is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
3LW Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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Jamelia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Jamelia Hip hop music, Pop music, Teen pop

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Cassie Ventura is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Cassie Ventura Hip hop music, Pop music, Electro