R&B

The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s  

Jovaughn Brown
1.4k votes 66 voters 110 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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Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Two Eleven (2012)

2
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Caution (2018)

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

Merry Christmas II You (2010)

3
Toni Braxton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Sex & Cigarettes (2018)

Love, Marriage & Divorce (2014)

Pulse (2010)

4
The Weeknd is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Starboy (2016)

Beauty Behind the Madness (2015)

Trilogy (2012)

5
Miguel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

War & Leisure (2017)

Kaleidoscope Dream (2012)

All I Want Is You (2010)

6
Frank Ocean is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Blonde (2016)

Channel Orange (2012)

7
Daniel Caesar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Case Study 01 (2019)

Freudian (2017)

8
Faith Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

The King & I (2017)

Incomparable (2014)

Something About Faith (2010)

9
Boyz II Men is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Under the Streetlight (2017)

Collide (2014)

Twenty (2011)

10
Usher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Hard II Love (2016)

Looking 4 Myself (2012)

Raymond v. Raymond (2010)

11
Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Strength of a Woman (2017)

A Mary Christmas (2013)

My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1) (2011)

12
Beyoncé Knowles ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Lemonade (2016)

Beyoncé (2013)

4 (2011)

13
Khalid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Free Spirit (2019)

American Teen (2017)

Suncity EP (2018)

14
Monica is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Code Red (2015)

New Life (2012)

Still Standing (2010)

15
Omarion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Sex Playlist (2014)

Ollusion (2010)

16
Musiq is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Feel the Real (2017)

Life on Earth (2016)

MusiqInTheMagiq (2011)

17
Ne-Yo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Non-Fiction (2015)

R.E.D. (2012)

Libra Scale (2010)

18
Janet Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Unbreakable (2015)

19
Jennifer Hudson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

JHUD (2014)

I Remember Me (2011)

20
Jazmine Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Reality Show (2015)

Love Me Back (2010)

21
Keyshia Cole is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Point of No Return (2014)

Woman to Woman (2012)

Calling All Hearts (2010)

22
Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

blackSUMMERS'night (2016)

23
Mýa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

TKO (The Knock Out) (2018)

Smoove Jones (2016)

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Sexy & Simple) (2011)

24
Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Soldier of Love (2010)

25
Trey Songz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Trigga (2014)

Chapter V (2012)

Passion, Pain & Pleasure (2010)