2010s Music
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The Best R&B Artists Of The 2010s

Updated January 2, 2020 3.8k votes 238 voters 2.6k 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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  • Bruno Mars5

    24K Magic (2016)

    Unorthodox Jukebox (2012)

    Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010)

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  • Miguel6
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    War & Leisure (2017)

    Kaleidoscope Dream (2012)

    All I Want Is You (2010)

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  • Trey Songz7

    Trigga (2014)

    Chapter V (2012)

    Passion, Pain & Pleasure (2010)

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  • Khalid8
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    Free Spirit (2019)

    American Teen (2017)

    Suncity EP (2018)

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  • Bryson Tiller9
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    Bryson Tiller

    True to Self (2017)

    Trapsoul (2015)

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  • Toni Braxton10

    Sex & Cigarettes (2018)

    Love, Marriage & Divorce (2014)

    Pulse (2010)

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  • Brandy Norwood11

    Two Eleven (2012)

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  • Usher12
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    Hard II Love (2016)

    Looking 4 Myself (2012)

    Raymond v. Raymond (2010)

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  • Daniel Caesar13

    Case Study 01 (2019)

    Freudian (2017)

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  • John Legend14

    Darkness and Light (2016)

    Love in the Future (2013)

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  • Mariah Carey15

    Caution (2018)

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

    Merry Christmas II You (2010)

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  • Jhené Aiko16

    Trip (2017)

    Souled Out (2014)

    Sail Out EP (2013)

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  • Jazmine Sullivan17

    Reality Show (2015)

    Love Me Back (2010)

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  • Drake18
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    Views (2016)

    Nothing Was the Same (2013)

    Take Care (2011)

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  • Mary J. Blige19

    Strength of a Woman (2017)

    A Mary Christmas (2013)

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

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  • Anderson .Paak20

    Ventura (2019)

    Oxnard (2018)

    Malibu (2016)

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  • Monica21
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    Code Red (2015)

    New Life (2012)

    Still Standing (2010)

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  • Maxwell22

    blackSUMMERS'night (2016)

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  • Musiq23
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    Feel the Real (2017)

    Life on Earth (2016)

    MusiqInTheMagiq (2011)

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  • PARTYNEXTDOOR24

    Colours 2 EP (2017)

    PartyNextDoor 3 (2016)

    PartyNextDoor Two (2014)

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  • Rihanna25

    Unapologetic (2012)

    Talk That Talk (2011)

    Loud (2010)

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