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The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Updated January 2, 2020 3.9k votes 270 voters 3.3k 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 Weeknd1

    Starboy (2016)

    Beauty Behind the Madness (2015)

    Trilogy (2012)

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  • Frank Ocean2

    Blonde (2016)

    Channel Orange (2012)

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  • Chris Brown3

    Heartbreak on a Full Moon (2017)

    Fortune (2012)

    F.A.M.E. (2011)

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  • Beyoncé Knowles4

    Lemonade (2016)

    Beyoncé (2013)

    4 (2011)

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  • Trey Songz5

    Trigga (2014)

    Chapter V (2012)

    Passion, Pain & Pleasure (2010)

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  • Bruno Mars6

    24K Magic (2016)

    Unorthodox Jukebox (2012)

    Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010)

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  • Miguel7
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    War & Leisure (2017)

    Kaleidoscope Dream (2012)

    All I Want Is You (2010)

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  • Bryson Tiller8
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    True to Self (2017)

    Trapsoul (2015)

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  • Usher9
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    Hard II Love (2016)

    Looking 4 Myself (2012)

    Raymond v. Raymond (2010)

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  • Khalid10
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    Free Spirit (2019)

    American Teen (2017)

    Suncity EP (2018)

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  • Daniel Caesar11

    Case Study 01 (2019)

    Freudian (2017)

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  • John Legend12

    Darkness and Light (2016)

    Love in the Future (2013)

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  • Toni Braxton13

    Sex & Cigarettes (2018)

    Love, Marriage & Divorce (2014)

    Pulse (2010)

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  • Jhené Aiko14

    Trip (2017)

    Souled Out (2014)

    Sail Out EP (2013)

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  • Brandy Norwood15

    Two Eleven (2012)

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  • Drake16
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    Views (2016)

    Nothing Was the Same (2013)

    Take Care (2011)

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  • Mariah Carey17

    Caution (2018)

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

    Merry Christmas II You (2010)

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  • Jazmine Sullivan18

    Reality Show (2015)

    Love Me Back (2010)

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  • PARTYNEXTDOOR19

    Colours 2 EP (2017)

    PartyNextDoor 3 (2016)

    PartyNextDoor Two (2014)

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  • Anderson .Paak20

    Ventura (2019)

    Oxnard (2018)

    Malibu (2016)

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  • Musiq21
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    Feel the Real (2017)

    Life on Earth (2016)

    MusiqInTheMagiq (2011)

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  • Rihanna22

    Unapologetic (2012)

    Talk That Talk (2011)

    Loud (2010)

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  • Mary J. Blige23

    Strength of a Woman (2017)

    A Mary Christmas (2013)

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

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  • Monica24
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    Code Red (2015)

    New Life (2012)

    Still Standing (2010)

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  • Maxwell25

    blackSUMMERS'night (2016)

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