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Top Picks & Lists

Various best-of lists, as chosen and compiled by your Guide to R&B.
  1. Reader Responses (11)
  2. Recommended Albums (7)
  3. Recommended Artists (4)
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Best Broken Heart Songs
Posted Feb. 1, 2013.

Best R&B Songs for Working Out
Posted Jan. 29, 2013.

Best R&B/Soul Movie Soundtracks
Best R&B Movie Soundtracks

Who's Next: The Future of R&B -- 2013 Edition
Posted Jan. 6, 2012.

Best R&B/Soul Songs of 2012
Posted July 1, 2012.

Worst R&B of 2012
Posted Dec. 31, 2012.

Best R&B/Soul Mixtapes of 2012
Posted June 28, 2012.

Best R&B/Soul Albums of 2012
Posted June 27, 2012.

Gift Ideas for R&B Fans (2012 Edition)
Posted Nov. 29, 2012.

New R&B Christmas Albums: 2012 Edition
Posted Nov. 28, 2012.

Who's Next: the Future of R&B (2012 Edition)
Posted Jan. 2, 2012.

Worst R&B Albums of 2011
Posted Dec. 27, 2011.

Best R&B Mixtapes of 2011
Posted Dec. 26, 2011.

2011 Holiday Gift Guide for R&B Fans
Posted Nov. 27, 2011.

Greatest R&B Singers Ever
Using a calculation formula that includes vocal creativity, chart-topping songs and albums, awards won, name recognition, songwriting ability and other factors, your R&B/Soul Guide has crafted a list of picks for the best R&B and Soul singers in music history. A few names might surprise you.

Greatest R&B/Soul Groups Ever
The about.com picks for the greatest R&B, Soul and Funk groups of all time.

Best Songs by Aaliyah
Posted Aug. 23, 2011.

Best Songs of 2011
Posted July 5, 2011.

Best Albums of 2011
Posted July 5, 2011.

Best R&B/Soul Mixtapes
Posted June 6, 2011.

Songs for Summer: 2011 Edition
Posted June 5, 2011.

Who's Next 2011
Posted Jan. 11, 2011.

Best R&B and Soul Albums of 2010
Posted Dec 22, 2010.

Best R&B/Soul Songs of 2010
Posted Dec. 21, 2010.

Inspirational & Motivational R&B Songs
Posted Sept. 5, 2010.

Best Seduction Songs
Posted Sept. 4, 2010.

Best Romantic R&B Songs
Posted Sept. 3, 2010.

Who's Next: the Future of R&B - 2010 Edition
Posted May 26, 2010.

Mother's Day 2010 Gift Ideas
Posted May 3, 2010.

Best R&B and Soul Albums of the Decade: 2000-2009
Posted Dec. 30, 2009.

Best R&B/Soul Songs: 2000-2009
Posted Dec. 18, 2009.

Best R&B/Soul Songs of 2009
Posted Dec 7, 2009.

Best R&B/Soul Albums of 2009
Posted Dec. 22, 2009.

2009 Holiday Gift Guide for R&B Fans
Posted Nov. 10, 2009.

R&B Summer Soundtrack 2009
Top songs to check out during the summer of 2009.

Best Songs About Unfaithful Lovers
Songs about cheating lovers.

Who's Next: the Future of R&B (2009 Edition)
Artists who may make a big impact on R&B/Soul music in 2009.

R&B Songs for & About Barack Obama
Featuring tracks by R. Kelly, Usher, John Legend and more.

Delayed R&B Albums: Winter 08/09 Update
As compiled by your R&B Guide.

2008 Holiday Gift Guide
Gift ideas for R&B fans.

2008 Holiday Albums
A list of the noteworthy Christmas/holiday albums released in 2008.

Best Sad R&B Songs
To quote Elton John: Sad songs say so much."

Most Underappreciated R&B Artists
As chosen by your R&B Guide.

Best Modern-Day Soul Artists
Best modern-day Soul artists.

If You Like Mary J. Blige ...
Recommended artists who are similar to Mary J.

Best R&B Songs of 2008
About.com's picks for the best R&B songs of 2008.

Best R&B Albums of 2008
About.com's picks for best of the year.

2008 Summer Sountrack
A dozen songs that symbolize the season.

10 Great R&B Love Songs
Essential songs about the joys of love.

10 Best R&B Songs About Sex
Ten songs that deal with lust, not love.

Best Break-Up Songs
Ten of the best break-up songs by R&B artists.

Top Wedding Songs
A list of 10 great R&B songs about marriage and/or weddings.

50 Best R&B/Rap Collaborations
As chosen by your Guide to R&B and your Guide to Rap/Hip-Hop.

The 2007 Summer Sountrack
R&B songs that symbolize the Summer of '07.

2007 R&B Music Preview
Ten anticipated albums for the year two-007.

About R&B Awards - The Worst of 2006
R&B music - the worst of 2006.

About R&B Awards - The Best of 2006
Your Guide's choices for the best stuff of the year.

Rick James Top Ten Career Highlights
In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of Rick James death on August 6, 2014, a list of his ten top career highlights.

Smokey Robinson's Top Ten Career Highlights
A list of Smokey Robinson's top ten career highlights.

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