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R & B/Soul: Most Popular Articles

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Soul Power: Check Out the 20 Best R&B...
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.
Ease Your Broken Heart with These 12 Great...
Best R&B Break-Up Songs - Songs About Breaking Up by R&B Artists
15 Sweet R&B Songs to Play at Your Wedding
Great Wedding Songs - R&B Wedding Songs
Best R&B Songs about Cheating Lovers
Best Songs About Cheating Lovers - Cheating Lover Songs
Get Busy with the Sexiest R&B Songs of All...
Best R&B and Soul songs for having sex and making love to.
Ten Reasons Why Janet Jackson Is Legendary
'> Ebet Roberts/Redferns Janet Jackson 's fifth studio CD, janet, released in 1993, has sold over 20
Singers and Rhymers: The 50 Best R&B/Rap...
Top 50 R&B/Rap Collaborations
17 Best R&B Songs for Your Workout
R&B might be best known as lovers' music, but that's not to say that some singers don't know how to put a high energy song or three out there. As artists like Usher, Beyonce and Ne-Yo have showed over the years, the R&B genre doesn't always have to live up to the 'Blues' portion of its Rhythm & Blues name. In fact, some songs are practically custom made for listening to while burning calories.
12 Sweetest Love Songs in R&B History
Best R&B Love Songs by mary j blige, brian mcknight, sade, donell jones and others.
What is R&B Music?
R&B 101 - The Origins of R&B Music
The 11 Best Modern-Day Soul Singers
Browse 11 of the Best Modern-Day Soul Artists and see what albums you need to listen to.
Swoon to These 12 R&B Duets
Whether you're making a mixtape for your significant other, looking for songs to sing with your baby on Karaoke night, seeking the perfect wedding music or just like hearing male and female voices in harmony, this list of best romantic R&B duets is for you.
Set the Mood with These 11 Romantic R&B...
Whether you're looking for a song that expresses how you feel about that special person in your life, searching for tunes that are perfect for setting a mood in the bedroom, or just like soothing love songs, the About R&B/Soul list of recommended romantic songs is here to fulfill your needs.
Best Broken Heart Songs
Some artists, like Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo and the late, great Amy Winehouse to name a few, are known for their woeful tales of heartbreak. And the songs on this list represent some of the better modern day and classic songs about being brokenhearted.
Joe Who? Joe Thomas
The official about.com mini-biography of romantic R&B singer Joe, also known as Joe Thomas.
Ten Reasons Why Donny Hathaway Is One of the...
s Curtom Records and worked with several acts including Aretha Franklin , the Staple Singers , Jerry
8 Songs to Lift Your Mood and Let Your Spirit...
Best Inspirational and Motivational R&B Songs
Greatest R&B/Soul Groups 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 dozen best R&B, Soul and Funk groups in music history.
The Definition of Soul
The Definition of Soul - What is Soul Music?
What is Funk Music?
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Best Love Songs for Your Valentine
50 Greatest Valentine's Day Songs
25 Reasons Why Motown Was The Greatest Record...
25 Reasons Why Motown Changed America
What is Neo-Soul?
A definition & origin of neo-soul music.
What Is the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
Ten Reasons Why Nile Rodgers Is One of the...
Born September 19, 1952 in New York City, Nile Rodgers is one of the most prolific composers and producers
About Jon B.
The official about.com mini-biography of caucasian R&B singer Jon B., who debuted and peaked in the mid-to-late 1990s.
Best Songs by Prince
Best R&B Songs by R&B Singer Prince.
10 Best Protest Songs to Sing It Loud
Here's your R&B Guide's picks for the best social/political protest songs by R&B and Soul artists, including John Legend, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye and more.
Beyoncé's Full Name
Full name and background of R & B and pop singer Beyoncé's name.
Recommended British Soul and R&B
R&B and Soul music may have originated and been molded in the United States, but the U.S. isn't the only place on earth where great Soul and Rhythm & Blues singers have come from.
20 Reasons Why R.Kelly Is "The Pied Piper"
'> Kevin Winter/Getty Images R. Kelly won three Grammy Awards for "I Believe I Can Fly": Best Male R&B
Kelly Rowland's Ten Greatest Moments
Kelly Rowland began her recording career with one of the most popular female groups in the world, Destiny's
Six Reasons Why The 2015 iHeartRadio Music...
Soulful stars of 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival, including Janet Jackson and Jennifer Lopez.
Why Queen Bey Runs The World
11. April 4, 2008 - Marries Jay-Z Larry Busacca/Getty Images On April 4, 2008, Beyonce married Jay-Z
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. R & B.
12 Best-Ever Funk Songs
Best Funk Music Songs
Christina Milian's Ten Greatest Moments
'> Prince Williams/FilmMagic The Christina Milian Turned Up reality series debuted on January 18, 2015
Ten Reasons Why J. Lo Has Respect "On The Block"
Born July 24, 1969 in New York City. Jennifer Lopez is one of the most versatile entertainers in the
Best R&B Christmas Songs
It's hard to sort through the literally tens of thousands of Christmas songs by R&B and Soul music artists to find the really good stuff. So to help you out a little, your Guide to R&B has compiled a list of great holiday songs by R&B artists, including audio streams for some tracks.
Janet Jackson's 20 Classic Songs
which is the only album to produce seven top five hits. Here are "Janet Jackson's 20 Greatest Hits."
Chris Brown & Trey Songz Performed "Between...
class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The much-hyped
Best Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
Best R&B/Soul Movie Soundtracks
What makes for a great film soundtrack? Well, obviously it's all about the songs. A great OST (Original Sound Track) consists of quality, memorable tunes that stay with you long after a movie has ended. In fact, the best soundtracks are cohesive units that can be enjoyed even without the benefit of seeing the film they're attached to.
12 "Must Have" R&B Greatest Hits Collectionc
A list of the twelve best R&B hits albums, including music from James Brown, Stevie Wonder Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, and Ray Charles.
Keyshia Cole's Top Ten Singles
Just Like You, "Let It Go" featuring Lil Kim and Missy Elliott was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best
Real Names of R&B Singers
If you've ever wondered what Prince's real name is (it's Prince), or why Ginuwine doesn't go by his real name (because it's Elgin Lumpkin, that's why), then check out this list of the real names of some of your favorite R&B and Soul singers.
Best R&B Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
Artist bio: Leela James
The official about.com mini-biography of Soul singer Leela James.
Full Names of R&B and Soul Singers
Some people still remember that Beyonce's last name is Knowles and that Fantasia's is Barrino, but how many folks still know -- or ever knew -- what Aaliyah's surname was? Or what Ciara's is? If you don't and are curious, check out this handy-dandy list of the full names of mononymous R&B singers.
Janet Jackson's 20 Greatest Moments
20 reasons why Michael Jackson was proud of sister Janet, including the Grammy Award they won together in 1991.
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
Ashanti's Full Name
Ashanti's Full Name. R & B.
Stevie Wonder's Top Ten Career Highlights
Stevie Wonder's Top Ten Greatest Moments
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
Best R&B Versions of Rock/Pop Songs
Best R&B versions of songs originally recorded by rock and pop music artists.
30 Michael Jackson Classics
A list of Michael Jackson's greatest songs as a member of The Jackson Five and also as a solo artist.
Best R&B Seduction Songs
Best R&B Seduction and Seduction Songs from the years 2007 to 2010, including Prince, Lizz Wright and Wayne Brady.
Celebrating 'Soul Train's 45th Anniversary
Celebrating 45 years of 'Soul Train,' including remembering the host and creator of the landmark series, the late Don Cornelius.
20 Reasons Why Beyonce is the Queen of Music
Born  September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas, Beyonce is one of the su ccessful female artists of all-time,
Women's History Month Salute to 20 Greatest...
20 Greatest Female RandB Superstars
What is Soul Music?
A definition and history of soul music, including the sub-genres Detroit soul, Memphis soul, Philly soul, Blue-eyed soul, British soul, and neo-soul.
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
R&B Artist Bio: Monica
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Monica Brown, known as just Monica.
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
About Sam Cooke
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Pop music singer Sam Cooke.
Mariah Carey's 20 Classic Hits
Mariah Carey has 18 number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100, more than any other solo artist or female
Who is Kem?
Kem Owens R&B Jazz singer bio. R & B.
About Beyonce Knowles
The official About R&B bio of singer Beyonce Knowles, better known as simply Beyonce.
Janelle Monae - 'Metropolis: The Chase Suite...
Though she's new to the mainstream, the quirky, highly-talented singer Janelle Monae has been putting
Artist Bio: Chaka Khan
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Chaka Khan.
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. R & B.
Marvin Gaye's 20 Classic Songs
During Marvin Gaye 's phenomenal recording career, he released 30 albums, with 67 singles reaching the
All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
Usher: A Mini-Bio of Usher Raymond
A profile of R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond)
About Miguel (R&B singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Miguel.
About Brandy Norwood
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer and reality television star Brandy, the sister of singer Ray J. and daughter of Gospel vocalist Willie Norwood.
Best Blue-Eyed Soul Singers
For those not familiar with the term, Blue-Eyed Soul is an expression created in the 1960s to describe
Ten Reasons Why Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is...
Janet Jackson and La Toya Jackson 7. "Thriller" (featuring Vincent Price) The album included two additional
About R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
What's Stevie Wonder's Real Name?
FAQ About Stevie Wonder. R & B.
Michael Jackson's Ten Greatest Achievements
We remember Michael Jackson, the "King of Pop," as the greatest entertainer of our generation. A few
About Mary J. Blige
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop singer and icon Mary J. Blige.
20 Reasons Why Marvin Gaye Is Idolized
20 Reasons Why Marvin Gaye Remains An Icon
About Stevie Wonder
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer and musician Stevie Wonder.
1995 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert...
R&B Stars of the 1995 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert, including James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, and George Clinton.
Essential R&B and Soul Albums:
Essential 1990s R&B and Soul Albums
About R&B Group 112 (One Twelve)
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B quartet 112 (One Twelve).
What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
Artist Bio: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
About SWV (Sisters With Voices)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B trio SWV, which stands for Sisters With Voices.
Recommended R&B Christmas Albums
While we can't -- and won't -- go back and revisit every R&B Christmas albums of the past 50 years, this list is dedicated to some of the best R&B Christmas albums of the past and present.
Ten Reasons Why Barry White Was "The Maestro"
Born September 12, 1944 in Galveston, Texas, Barry White was one of the most successful artists of the
Prince and Mary J. Blige Headline Essence...
Prince, Mary J. Blige, Treyz Songz, Jennifer Hudson, Lionel Richie and more stars featured in great R&B music festivals this summer.
About Anthony Hamilton
The official about.com mini-biography of southern R&B and Soul singer Anthony Hamilton.
Best Free R&B/Soul Music Mixtapes
Although mixtapes started out strictly as a rap phenomenon, plenty of young R&B and Soul singers have jumped on the bandwagon in recent years. This list of the best R&B/Soul mixtapes includes free releases by young guns like Raheem DeVaughn, Trey Songz and Frank Ocean.
Best Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
Artist Bio: Lauryn Hill
The about.com mini-biography of the highly talented R&B/Hip-Hop vocalist.
About Aretha Franklin
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B singer and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
About Mariah Carey
The official About R&B bio of singer-actress Mariah Carey.
R&B Singer Tweet
The official about.com profile and mini-biography of R&B and Soul singer Charlene 'Tweet' Keys.
Mariah Carey's Greatest Moments
20 Reasons Why Mariah Carey is the Best-Selling Female Artist in History
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
About New Edition
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B and pop group New Edition, whose members have included Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill and the trio Bel Biv Devoe.
About Faith Evans
Profile of Faith Evans' successes and struggles, including her early life, recording career, and relationship with the Notorious B.I.G.
Whitney Houston's 20 Greatest Achievements
Whitney Houston's top 20 career highlights, including a record seven straight number one hits, and the best-selling movie soundtrack of all-time.
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer)
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer) bio. R & B.
Ten Reasons Why Chris Brown is a Superstar
Chris Brown's Ten Greatest Songs
Prince's Full Name
Prince's real/full name. R & B.
About Al Green
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer Al Green.
20 Reasons Why You Want to Listen to Lionel...
Lionel Richie's 20 Greatest Songs
Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
Ten Reasons Why Woodstock Lifted Sly & The...
The historic Woodstock Music & Art Fair, known as the Woodstock Festival, was held August 15-18, 1969
Best R&B/Soul Movie Soundtracks
Best R&B/Soul Movie Soundtracks
About Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass biography. R & B.
About Boyz II Men
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul group Boyz II Men
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
Pharrell's 20 Classic Songs
20 Reasons Why Pharrell Williams is the King of Music
Tamia's Top Ten Hits
Tamia's Ten Greatest Songs
About The Isley Brothers
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B group The Isley Brothers, which is led by singer Ronald Isley.
Review: Amy Winehouse - "Back to Black"
British Soul singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has a voice that's very contradictory; it's strong and powerful,
R&B Artist Bio: Aaliyah
The official about.com mini-biography of the late R&B singer and actress Aaliyah.
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
Artist Bio: Brian McKnight
The official about.com mini-biography of 1990s R&B music superstar Brian McKnight.
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
About Tyrese (R&B Singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer, actor, model and sex symbol Tyrese Gibson.
About Marvin Gaye
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Marvin Gaye.
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
If You Like Mary J. Blige ...
Recommended singers to try if you like Mary J. Blige.
Ten Reasons Why Jennier Hudson is One of the...
Jennifer Hudson's greatest moments, including winning an Academy Award and a Grammy.
Audio Biography: Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat R&B singer bio biography
Rihanna's Top 20 Career Highlights
Rihanna's 20 Greatest Moments
Nine Famous Fathers and their Talented Children
Nine Famous Fathers Who Paved The Way for Their Children
20 Reasons Why Ronald Isley Is Timeless
3 + 3  album. Younger brothers Ernie lsley (guitar) and Marvin Isley (bass) joined the group along with
She Died Too Soon: Remembering Aaliyah
The life of Aaliyah including three American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, and starring in 'Romeo Must Die' with Jet Li.
About Destiny's Child
The official about.com biography of R&B/pop group Destiny's Child, featuring Beyonce and Kelly Rowland.
Quincy Jones' 20 Greatest RandB Albums
20 Classic Quincy Jones Albums
2013 Grammy Awards: R&B Categories
The nominations for the 2013 Grammy Awards were announced Dec. 5, 2012, and the winners were revealed Feb. 10, 2013 live on CBS. The nominees in the R&B categories included some of the usual names, like Usher, Beyonce and R. Kelly, as well as some surprises, like Frank Ocean, jazz musician Robert Glasper and Tamia.
Duffy - Rockferry
Duffy - Rockferry album review. R & B/Soul.
20 Reasons Why Luther Vandross is Unforgettable
During his outstanding career. Luther Vandross reached number one on the Billboard R&B album chart eight
About Fantasia Barrino
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and former 'American Idol' winner Fantasia Barrino, who's simply known as Fantasia.
Why Luther Vandross Is One of the Greatest...
20 Reasons Why Luther Vandross Is the King of Male Vocalists, including receiving the Soul Train Quincy Jones Award for Career Achievement.
About Diana Ross
The official About R&B biography of legendary singer-performer Diana Ross.
About James Brown
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B, Soul and Funk music singer James Brown.
Stevie Wonder's 40 Greatest Hits
40 Classic Stevie Wonder Songs
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours

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