R&B

The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade  

Jovaughn Brown
820 votes 31 voters 109 items

List Rules Vote up the artists based only on their music from 2010 to 2019.

Here are the best R&B artists of the decade, ranked by fans everywhere. From Frank Ocean and H.E.R. to The Weeknd and Janelle Monáe, this list of the top 2010s R&B singers includes popular R&B musicians, underrated artists, and some of the greatest of all-time. The 2010s decade was filled with so many good R&B performances, but which artists stood out from the rest?   

Vote up the best R&B artists of the 2010s, and add your favorites if they deserve to be on this list. 

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The Weeknd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Starboy (2016)

Beauty Behind the Madness (2015)

Trilogy (2012)

2
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Unapologetic (2012)

Talk That Talk (2011)

Loud (2010)

3
Jazmine Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Reality Show (2015)

Love Me Back (2010)

4
Trey Songz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Trigga (2014)

Chapter V (2012)

Passion, Pain & Pleasure (2010)

5
Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Lemonade (2016)

Beyoncé (2013)

4 (2011)

6
Boyz II Men is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Under the Streetlight (2017)

Collide (2014)

Twenty (2011)

7
Toni Braxton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Sex & Cigarettes (2018)

Love, Marriage & Divorce (2014)

Pulse (2010)

8
Frank Ocean is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Blonde (2016)

Channel Orange (2012)

9
Adele is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

25 (2015)

21 (2011)

10
Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

24K Magic (2016)

Unorthodox Jukebox (2012)

Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010)

11
Miguel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

War & Leisure (2017)

Kaleidoscope Dream (2012)

All I Want Is You (2010)

12
John Legend is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Darkness and Light (2016)

Love in the Future (2013)

13
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Caution (2018)

Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse (2014)

Merry Christmas II You (2010)

14
Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Two Eleven (2012)

15
Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

"Awaken, My Love!" (2016)

Because the Internet (2013)

Camp (2011)

16
Charlie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

In It to Win It (2017)

Forever Charlie (2015)

Love, Charlie (2013)

17
Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

blackSUMMERS'night (2016)

18
Raheem Devaughn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Love Sex Passion (2015)

A Place Called Love Land (2013)

The Love & War MasterPeace (2010)

19
TGT is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade
TGT

Three Kings (2013)

20
Usher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Hard II Love (2016)

Looking 4 Myself (2012)

Raymond v. Raymond (2010)

21
SZA is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade
SZA

Ctrl (2017)

22
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Thank U, Next (2019)

Sweetener (2018)

My Everything (2014)

23
James Blake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Assume Form (2019)

Overgrown (2013)

James Blake (2011)

24
Kelly Rowland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Talk a Good Game (2013)

Here I Am (2011)

25
Daniel Caesar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The Decade

Case Study 01 (2019)

Freudian (2017)