Soul The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists  

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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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Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

2
47 19
Toni Braxton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

3
60 31
Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

4
55 29
Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

5
52 28
OutKast is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Alternative hip hop, Dance-pop, Jazz

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49 29
TLC is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Girl group, Alternative hip hop

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39 21
Erykah Badu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Age

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32 16
Ginuwine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Dance music

9
35 19
Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

10
32 17
Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Jovanny Aponte added Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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30 18
Musiq is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

12
33 21
John Legend is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

13
29 18
Faith Evans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

14
29 19
Mario is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Electronic dance music

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35 25
Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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21 16
Monica is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Folk music

17
16 11
Queen Latifah is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Jazz

18
22 19
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Horrorcore

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20 17
Kelly Price is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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13 10
Amerie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, New Wave, Pop music

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14 12
Keri Hilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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13 11
Chrisette Michele is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Pop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B

23
13 11
Charlie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm, Rhythm and blues

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8 6
Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Jovanny Aponte added Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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17 16
BLACKstreet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hip Hop Soul Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Electronic dance music