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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.
Get Busy with the Sexiest R&B Songs of All...
Best R&B and Soul songs for having sex and making love to.
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.
Best R&B Songs about Cheating Lovers
Best Songs About Cheating Lovers - Cheating Lover Songs
Ease Your Broken Heart with These 12 Great...
Best R&B Break-Up Songs - Songs About Breaking Up by R&B Artists
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.
Singers and Rhymers: The 50 Best R&B/Rap...
Top 50 R&B/Rap Collaborations
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.
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.
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.
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.
About SWV (Sisters With Voices)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B trio SWV, which stands for Sisters With Voices.
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.
Who is Kem?
Kem Owens R&B Jazz singer bio. R & B.
8 Songs to Lift Your Mood and Let Your Spirit...
Best Inspirational and Motivational R&B Songs
Smokey Sings With "Friends" John Legend, Mary...
Smokey Robinson continues his incredible career with his new duets album  Smokey & Friends  featuring
Beyoncé's Full Name
Full name and background of R & B and pop singer Beyoncé's name.
Artist bio: Leela James
The official about.com mini-biography of Soul singer Leela James.
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.
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.
12 Best-Ever Funk Songs
Best Funk Music Songs
What is Funk Music?
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Beyonce Is Number One on Forbes List; Jay-Z Is...
Beyonce leads Forbes Celebrity100 list as the most powerful entertainer in the world.
The Definition of Soul
The Definition of Soul - What is Soul Music?
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.
Best Songs by Prince
Best R&B Songs by R&B Singer Prince.
About R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
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.
Two New Prince CDs September 30, 2014
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What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
What is Neo-Soul?
A definition & origin of neo-soul music.
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.
What Is the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
Recommended Greatest Hits & Best-Of Albums
Best R&B Greatest Hits & Best-Of albums
Usher: A Mini-Bio of Usher Raymond
A profile of R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond)
Tank
Bio of bodybuilding R&B singer Durrell Babbs, whose stage name is Tank.
Best Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
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.
About Beyonce Knowles
The official About R&B bio of singer Beyonce Knowles, better known as simply Beyonce.
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.
About Chante Moore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Jazz singer Chante Moore.
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
R&B Artist Bio: Monica
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Monica Brown, known as just Monica.
Prince's Full Name
Prince's real/full name. R & B.
"On The Run" Demonstrates Why Bey and Jay "Run...
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All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
Best Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
Jagged Edge Profile
A profile of R&B act Jagged Edge
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. R & B.
Recommended 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.
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
Trey Songz Knocks PARTYNEXTDOOR Out of Number One
After spending four weeks at number one and then being replaced at number one by the PARTYNEXTDOOR Two
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi. R & B.
Usher tour; new music from Kem & Full...
Usher announces new tour, Kem and Full Force release new CDs, and Tamia signs with Def Jam.
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. R & B.
Michael Jackson's Greatest Achievements
Michael Jackson's top ten career highlights plus classic photos in recognition of his birthday, August 29.
About Faith Evans
Profile of Faith Evans' successes and struggles, including her early life, recording career, and relationship with the Notorious B.I.G.
Best Blue-Eyed Soul Singers
For those not familiar with the term, Blue-Eyed Soul is an expression created in the 1960s to describe
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
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
Best R&B Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
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.
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer)
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer) bio. R & B.
Review: Amy Winehouse - "Back to Black"
British Soul singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has a voice that's very contradictory; it's strong and powerful,
Who is Avery*Sunshine?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Avery*Sunshine.
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
If You Like Mary J. Blige ...
Recommended singers to try if you like Mary J. Blige.
About Miguel (R&B singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Miguel.
About Eric Benet
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Eric Benet.
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
Soul of a Songwriter
An interview with R&B singer songwriter Ryan Toby
Who is Jill Scott?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and spoken word poet Jill Scott.
About Mary J. Blige
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop singer and icon Mary J. Blige.
About Ne-Yo
The official about.com mini-biography of award-winning R&B-pop singer Ne-Yo.
Album Review: Chrisette Michele - "I Am"
Album Review: Chrisette Michele - I Am
Rick "SuperFreak" James 10 Year Death Anniversary
In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of Rick James death on August 6, 2014, a list of his ten top career highlights.
Essential R&B and Soul Albums:
Essential 1990s R&B and Soul Albums
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.
New Music: John Legend - 'The Beginning'
New Music: John Legend - 'The Beginning'
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
Artist Bio: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
Artist Bio: Brian McKnight
The official about.com mini-biography of 1990s R&B music superstar Brian McKnight.
Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
Album Review: Anthony David - 'As Above, So...
Anthony David's fourth album, 'As Above, So Below,' isn't likely to change his underdog status, but the album does cement him as one of the more deeply soulful, thought provoking and cerebral vocalists around.
Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq biography information
About Mariah Carey
The official About R&B bio of singer-actress Mariah Carey.
Kelly Rowland bio
Kelly Rowland bio. R & B.
About R&B Group 112 (One Twelve)
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B quartet 112 (One Twelve).
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
Jennifer Hudson New CD Features R. Kelly;...
1. Jennifer Hudson "JHUD" CD Due September 23 WireImage Oscar and Grammy award winner Jennifer Hudson
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.
Album Review: "Tomi"
Straight out of the "You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover" department comes European singer-songwriter-musician
Who is Janelle Monae?
Bio of R&B/Soul singer Janelle Monae
Artist bio: Kelis
R&B singer Kelis artist biography info
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.
Womack recorded with Aretha Franklin, Ray...
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Bobby Womack, who worked with The Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, and Ray Charles, passed away at the age of 70.
R&B Artist Bio: Alicia Keys
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning R&B-pop singer Alicia Keys.
Tank Streamrolls Trey Songz To Claim Number One
Tank debuts at number one on the Billboard R&B Album Chart for the week of August 24, 2014 with his new
Interview: R&B Singer Sammie
Interview with R&B singer Sammie
R&B Q&A: Jagged Edge
About.com's R&B/Soul music critic, Mark Edward Nero, had a chance to speak exclusively with two members of the vocal group Jagged Edge a couple of weeks before the June 21, 2011 release of their seventh studio album, 'The Remedy,' which is their first for Miami-based hip-hop label Slip-n-Slide.
R&B Artist Bio: Aaliyah
The official about.com mini-biography of the late R&B singer and actress Aaliyah.
About Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass biography. R & B.
What is R&B Music?
Facts and answers about what R&B is.
Various Artists - 'Think Like a Man: Music From...
The film 'Think Like a Man' doesn't come out until 10 days after the soundtrack, so it remains to be seen if the film's a quality production. But if it's on the same level as the soundtrack, then it should be pretty good. The soundtrack, which was released April 10, 2012, is chock full of good songs by established and younger R&B artists.
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
About James Brown
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B, Soul and Funk music singer James Brown.
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.
Artist Bio: Chaka Khan
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Chaka Khan.
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
About Anthony Hamilton
The official about.com mini-biography of southern R&B and Soul singer Anthony Hamilton.
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
About Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu R&B neo-soul singer mini-biography
Ashanti's Full Name
Ashanti's Full Name. R & B.
What's Stevie Wonder's Real Name?
FAQ About Stevie Wonder. R & B.
R&B News N Rumors: 03/10/13 Edition
R&B News N Rumors: 03/10/13 Edition
About Diana Ross
The official About R&B biography of legendary singer-performer Diana Ross.
Artist Bio: Lauryn Hill
The about.com mini-biography of the highly talented R&B/Hip-Hop vocalist.
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.
About Keyshia Cole
The official about.com mini-biography and profile of R&B singer and reality show star Keyshia Cole.
R&B Bio: Marsha Ambrosius
Born & Raised: Born: Aug. 8, 1977 in Liverpool, England. Raised in England. Early Life: Marsha Ambrosius
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.
About Boyz II Men
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul group Boyz II Men
Solange - "SoL Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams"
As evident by the quirky title and unusual cover art that accompany Solange Knowles' second album, SoL
About Mayer Hawthorne
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Soul crooner Mayer Hawthorne.
About Ray Charles
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer Ray Charles.
About Tyrese (R&B Singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer, actor, model and sex symbol Tyrese Gibson.
The Real Names of Dru Hill
R*B group Dru Hill members' real names
About Toni Braxton
The official About R&B mini-biography of Grammy-winning R&B-pop singer Toni Braxton.
R&B Bio: Melanie Fiona
The official about.com mini-biography of Canadian singer-songwriter Melanie Fiona.
Artist bio: Patti LaBelle
Patti LaBelle singer bio. R & B.
Review: R. Kelly - 'Double Up'
CD Review: R. Kelly - Double Up. R & B.
Cherish (R&B Group)
R&B Group Cherish bio. R & B.
R&B Singer Tweet
The official about.com profile and mini-biography of R&B and Soul singer Charlene 'Tweet' Keys.
About Marvin Gaye
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Marvin Gaye.
About Stevie Wonder
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer and musician Stevie Wonder.
About Smokey Robinson
The official about.com mini-biography of American pop-R&B singer Smokey Robinson.
Album Review: Kem - 'Intimacy: Album III'
Kem - Intimacy: Album III review
About Frank Ocean
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and hip-hop singer known as Frank Ocean.
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours
Mint Condition
A profile of the R&B band Mint Condition, which celebrated it's 20th anniversary together in 2011.
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