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The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Updated January 2, 2020 3.5k votes 215 voters 2.1k views110 items

List RulesVote 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

    Starboy (2016)

    Beauty Behind the Madness (2015)

    Trilogy (2012)

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    Frank Ocean

    Blonde (2016)

    Channel Orange (2012)

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    Miguel
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    War & Leisure (2017)

    Kaleidoscope Dream (2012)

    All I Want Is You (2010)

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    Chris Brown

    Heartbreak on a Full Moon (2017)

    Fortune (2012)

    F.A.M.E. (2011)

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    Daniel Caesar

    Case Study 01 (2019)

    Freudian (2017)

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    Brandy Norwood

    Two Eleven (2012)

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    Bruno Mars

    24K Magic (2016)

    Unorthodox Jukebox (2012)

    Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010)

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    Toni Braxton

    Sex & Cigarettes (2018)

    Love, Marriage & Divorce (2014)

    Pulse (2010)

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    Beyoncé Knowles

    Lemonade (2016)

    Beyoncé (2013)

    4 (2011)

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    Khalid
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    Free Spirit (2019)

    American Teen (2017)

    Suncity EP (2018)

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    Trey Songz

    Trigga (2014)

    Chapter V (2012)

    Passion, Pain & Pleasure (2010)

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    John Legend

    Darkness and Light (2016)

    Love in the Future (2013)

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    Usher
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    Hard II Love (2016)

    Looking 4 Myself (2012)

    Raymond v. Raymond (2010)

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    Mariah Carey

    Caution (2018)

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

    Merry Christmas II You (2010)

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    Bryson Tiller
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    Bryson Tiller

    True to Self (2017)

    Trapsoul (2015)

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    Anderson .Paak

    Ventura (2019)

    Oxnard (2018)

    Malibu (2016)

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    Drake
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    Views (2016)

    Nothing Was the Same (2013)

    Take Care (2011)

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    Jhené Aiko

    Trip (2017)

    Souled Out (2014)

    Sail Out EP (2013)

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    Monica
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    Code Red (2015)

    New Life (2012)

    Still Standing (2010)

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    Maxwell

    blackSUMMERS'night (2016)

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    PARTYNEXTDOOR

    Colours 2 EP (2017)

    PartyNextDoor 3 (2016)

    PartyNextDoor Two (2014)

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    Jazmine Sullivan

    Reality Show (2015)

    Love Me Back (2010)

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    Boyz II Men

    Under the Streetlight (2017)

    Collide (2014)

    Twenty (2011)

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    Musiq
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    Feel the Real (2017)

    Life on Earth (2016)

    MusiqInTheMagiq (2011)

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    Melanie Fiona

    The MF Life (2012)

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