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R & B/Soul: Most Popular Articles

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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.
Get Busy with the Sexiest R&B Songs of All...
Best R&B and Soul songs for having sex and making love to.
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.
15 Sweet R&B Songs to Play at Your Wedding
Great Wedding Songs - R&B Wedding Songs
12 Sweetest Love Songs in R&B History
Best R&B Love Songs by mary j blige, brian mcknight, sade, donell jones and others.
Ease Your Broken Heart with These 12 Great...
Best R&B Break-Up Songs - Songs About Breaking Up by R&B Artists
Best R&B Songs about Cheating Lovers
Best Songs About Cheating Lovers - Cheating Lover Songs
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.
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.
Singers and Rhymers: The 50 Best R&B/Rap...
Top 50 R&B/Rap Collaborations
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.
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
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.
What is R&B Music?
R&B 101 - The Origins of R&B Music
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.
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.
12 Best-Ever Funk Songs
Best Funk Music Songs
10 Reasons Why Otis Redding was the "King of...
Known as the "King of Soul," Otis Redding was one of the greatest R&B singers of all-time, even though
What is Funk Music?
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
8 Songs to Lift Your Mood and Let Your Spirit...
Best Inspirational and Motivational R&B Songs
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.
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.
The Best Music for a Soulful Christmas
The 25 Best Soulful Christmas Songs.
10 Reasons Why Mary J. Blige is the Queen of...
10 Reasons Why Mary J. Blige is the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul.
The Definition of Soul
The Definition of Soul - What is Soul Music?
Chris Brown's Highs & Lows Including a...
Here is a list of Chris Brown's professional and personal highs and lows, including winning a Grammy, and being arrested for assaulting Rihanna.
What Is the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
Beyoncé's Full Name
Full name and background of R & B and pop singer Beyoncé's name.
Best Songs by Prince
Best R&B Songs by R&B Singer Prince.
Who is Kem?
Kem Owens R&B Jazz singer bio. R & B.
What is Neo-Soul?
A definition & origin of neo-soul music.
Aaliyah Will Always Be The "Princess of R &...
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About Aretha Franklin
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B singer and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
About R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
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/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.
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.
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.
20 Reasons Why We Love Whitney Houston
20 Reasons Why We Love Whitney Houston
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
Best R&B Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
Best Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
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.
Best R&B Versions of Rock/Pop Songs
Best R&B versions of songs originally recorded by rock and pop music artists.
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.
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
About SWV (Sisters With Voices)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B trio SWV, which stands for Sisters With Voices.
Aretha Franklin - 'This Christmas, Aretha'
This Christmas Aretha, Aretha Franklin album review
The Best Albums for a Soulful Christmas
The 25 Best Soulful Christmas Albums
Best Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi. R & B.
Michael Jackson's Greatest Achievements
Michael Jackson's top ten career highlights plus classic photos in recognition of his birthday, August 29.
Artist bio: Leela James
The official about.com mini-biography of Soul singer Leela James.
Recommended Greatest Hits & Best-Of Albums
Best R&B Greatest Hits & Best-Of albums
Album Review: R. Kelly - 'Love Letter'
Ever since his debut in the early 1990s, R. Kelly has been hailed as a music visionary, someone who can
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Best Blue-Eyed Soul Singers
For those not familiar with the term, Blue-Eyed Soul is an expression created in the 1960s to describe
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. R & B.
About Boyz II Men
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul group Boyz II Men
Best Songs by Aaliyah
A list of the best Songs by R&B-Pop Singer Aaliyah, as chose by about.com's R&B/Soul music critic.
Keith Sweat - 'A Christmas of Love'
You've got to give Keith Sweat credit for his longevity. It was more than 20 years ago that his breakthrough
Usher: A Mini-Bio of Usher Raymond
A profile of R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond)
About Sam Cooke
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Pop music singer Sam Cooke.
About Calvin Richardson
Calvin Richardson R&B singer bio
Prince's Full Name
Prince's real/full name. R & B.
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
Tank
Bio of bodybuilding R&B singer Durrell Babbs, whose stage name is Tank.
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 Beyonce Knowles
The official About R&B bio of singer Beyonce Knowles, better known as simply Beyonce.
R&B Artist Bio: Monica
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Monica Brown, known as just Monica.
About Faith Evans
Profile of Faith Evans' successes and struggles, including her early life, recording career, and relationship with the Notorious B.I.G.
R&B Artist Bio: Aaliyah
The official about.com mini-biography of the late R&B singer and actress Aaliyah.
Who is Avery*Sunshine?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Avery*Sunshine.
Who is Jill Scott?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and spoken word poet Jill Scott.
If You Like Mary J. Blige ...
Recommended singers to try if you like Mary J. Blige.
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Prince's Top Ten Career Milestones
Prince released two new albums on  September 30, 2014, his solo CD   ART OFFICIAL AGE ,  and  PLECTRUMELECTRUM
Why Queen Bey Runs The World
20 Reasons Why Beyonce Runs the World.
Artist Bio: Brian McKnight
The official about.com mini-biography of 1990s R&B music superstar Brian McKnight.
Brian McKnight - 'I'll Be Home for Christmas'
Brian McKnight - I'll Be Home for Christmas album review
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. R & B.
About Mary J. Blige
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop singer and icon Mary J. Blige.
Artist Bio: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
R&B Singer Tweet
The official about.com profile and mini-biography of R&B and Soul singer Charlene 'Tweet' Keys.
Why Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is the...
Celebrating its 32nd anniversary on November 30, 2014, Michael Jackson 's Thriller is the best-selling
"On The Run" Demonstrates Why Bey and Jay "Run...
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The Real Names of Dru Hill
R*B group Dru Hill members' real names
Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
Jagged Edge Profile
A profile of R&B act Jagged Edge
Why Luther Vandross Is One of the Greatest...
20 Reasons Why Luther Vandross Set the Standard for Male Vocalists.
What You Need to Know About Jennifer Hudson
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson.
Review: Amy Winehouse - "Back to Black"
British Soul singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has a voice that's very contradictory; it's strong and powerful,
Review: "Daddy's Little Girls" Soundtrack
Many soundtracks these days contain a lot of music that has little - if any - relation to the movie itself.
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer)
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer) bio. R & B.
About Ne-Yo
The official about.com mini-biography of award-winning R&B-pop singer Ne-Yo.
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
Essential R&B and Soul Albums:
Essential 1990s R&B and Soul Albums
About Day26
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B group Day26, which was formed by Diddy on the MTV reality show 'Making The Band.'
Ginuwine ... The Profile
R&B singer Ginuwine bio. R & B.
ILoveMakonnen Knocks Jeremih Out of First After...
"Tuesday" by ILoveMakonnen featuring Drake remains the number one hit on the Billbo ard Hot R&B 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.
Jon B. - 'Holiday Wishes From Me To You'
The holiday spirit is alive and soulful on Blue-Eyed Soul singer Jon B.'s first Christmas album, Holiday
About Chante Moore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Jazz singer Chante Moore.
Drake's Protege Makonnen Remains King of the...
"Tuesday" by ILoveMakonnen featuring Drake remains the number one hit on the  Billbo ard Hot R&B Songs
About Mayer Hawthorne
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Soul crooner Mayer Hawthorne.
What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
Darlene Love - 'It's Christmas, Of Course'
You may not have heard of Darlene Love, but the 60-something-year-old vocalist has been singing R&B and
About R&B Group 112 (One Twelve)
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B quartet 112 (One Twelve).
Beyonce Is Number One on Forbes List; Jay-Z Is...
Beyonce leads Forbes Celebrity100 list as the most powerful entertainer in the world.
About Tyrese (R&B Singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer, actor, model and sex symbol Tyrese Gibson.
About Diana Ross
The official About R&B biography of legendary singer-performer Diana Ross.
Beyonce Rules the RandB Singles Chart with "7/11"
Beyonce's "7/11" moves up from second to become the number one hit on the  Billbo ard Hot R&B Songs chart
About Miguel (R&B singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Miguel.
Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Replaces Queen Bey at...
Mary J. Blige is the new queen of the Billboard RandB Album Chart as The London Session s CD  debuts
Sara Stokes (from Da Band)
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 4.
About Mariah Carey
The official About R&B bio of singer-actress Mariah Carey.
Usher: A Look Back at his Sensational 20 Year...
A look at Usher's greatest achievements including Billboard and American Music Awards Artist of the Year, and Soul Train Entertainer of the Year.
About Stevie Wonder
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer and musician Stevie Wonder.
About Ray Charles
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer Ray Charles.
About Eric Benet
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Eric Benet.
About Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu R&B neo-soul singer mini-biography
About James Brown
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B, Soul and Funk music singer James Brown.
What's Stevie Wonder's Real Name?
FAQ About Stevie Wonder. R & B.
Ashanti
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 12.
Queen Bey Rules Grammy Nominations With...
Beyonce, Pharrell and Sam Smith Lead 2015 Grammy Nominations
Lyfe Jennings
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 3.
Album Review: Chris Brown - 'F.A.M.E.'
Although Chris Brown's new album doesn't quite elevate him back to the level of popularity that he attained during his pre-controversy days, it definitely helps his cause. Love him or hate him, 'F.A.M.E.' shows that Chris Brown is back. And he just might be here to stay.
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.
Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq biography information
Who is Donny Hathaway?
The official about.com mini-biography of 1970s R&B/Soul singer Donny Hathaway, father of modern singer Lalah Hathaway.
Soul of a Songwriter
An interview with R&B singer songwriter Ryan Toby
Album Review: Johnny Gill - 'Still Winning'
On Johnny Gill's latest project, 'Still Winning,' which was released Oct. 11, 2011, he makes his official return to solo music, and the return's a successful one. Unlike some other artists who also perform in groups, Johnny's voice is more than able to carry a full album, and it does. 'Still Winning' lives up to its name.
Album Review: Will Downing - "After Tonight"
Will Downing recorded much of his new album while suffering from a debilitating muscle condition, but
About Al Green
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer Al Green.
About Ray J.
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer and reality TV star Ray J., the brother of superstar singer Brandy Norwood and son of Gospel singer Willie Norwood.
R&B Artist Bio: India.Arie
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B/Soul singer-songwriter India.Arie.
Album Review: R. Kelly - 'Write Me Back'
R. Kelly's 'Write Me Back,' which was released in the U.S. June 26, 2012, is the second straight album where he's gone retro on us and made a number of songs that sound like they could have been recorded between the 1950s and '70s. But unlike his previous album, this one isn't all nostalgia, all the time.
About Keyshia Cole
The official about.com mini-biography and profile of R&B singer and reality show star Keyshia Cole.
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
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