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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.
15 Sweet R&B Songs to Play at Your Wedding
Great Wedding Songs - R&B Wedding Songs
Ease Your Broken Heart with These 12 Great...
Best R&B Break-Up Songs - Songs About Breaking Up by R&B Artists
Get Busy with the Sexiest R&B Songs of All...
Best R&B and Soul songs for having sex and making love to.
Best R&B Songs about Cheating Lovers
Best Songs About Cheating Lovers - Cheating Lover 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.
Singers and Rhymers: The 50 Best R&B/Rap...
Top 50 R&B/Rap Collaborations
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.
What is R&B Music?
R&B 101 - The Origins of R&B Music
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.
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.
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.
8 Songs to Lift Your Mood and Let Your Spirit...
Best Inspirational and Motivational R&B Songs
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.
What is Funk Music?
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
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?
Best R&B Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
Janet Jackson's 20 Classic Songs
20 Reasons Why Janet Jackson is a Superstar
TLC's Ten Classic Songs
Ten Reasons Why TLC Is A Superstar Group
Joe Who? Joe Thomas
The official about.com mini-biography of romantic R&B singer Joe, also known as Joe Thomas.
What Is the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
Artist bio: Leela James
The official about.com mini-biography of Soul singer Leela James.
Who is Kem?
Kem Owens R&B Jazz singer bio. R & B.
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.
12 Best-Ever Funk Songs
Best Funk Music Songs
Best Songs by Prince
Best R&B Songs by R&B Singer Prince.
What is Neo-Soul?
A definition & origin of neo-soul music.
About R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
Beyoncé's Full Name
Full name and background of R & B and pop singer Beyoncé's name.
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.
Why Luther Vandross Is One of the Greatest...
20 Reasons Why Luther Vandross Is the King of Male Vocalists
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.
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
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.
Quincy Jones' 20 Greatest RandB Albums
20 Classic Quincy Jones Albums
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.
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
20 Reasons Why "We Are The World" Is A Classic
The all-star single "We Are The World" was recorded on January 21, 1985 and released March 7, 1985 to
Usher: A Mini-Bio of Usher Raymond
A profile of R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond)
Best R&B Versions of Rock/Pop Songs
Best R&B versions of songs originally recorded by rock and pop music artists.
Best Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
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.
Luther's Vandross' 20 Classic Songs
20 Reasons Why Luther Vandross Was One Of The Greatest Male Vocalists
James Brown's 20 Greatest Moments
James Brown Top 20 Career Highlights
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. R & B.
About Chante Moore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Jazz singer Chante Moore.
All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
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.
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
About Sam Cooke
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Pop music singer Sam Cooke.
20 Reasons Why James Brown Was The Hardest...
20 Classic Songs by The Godfather of Soul
TLC's Top Ten Career Highlights
TLC's Ten Classic Moments
About Aretha Franklin
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B singer and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
Recommended Greatest Hits & Best-Of Albums
Best R&B Greatest Hits & Best-Of albums
Artist Bio: Brian McKnight
The official about.com mini-biography of 1990s R&B music superstar Brian McKnight.
About Mary J. Blige
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop singer and icon Mary J. Blige.
About Stevie Wonder
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer and musician Stevie Wonder.
About Beyonce Knowles
The official About R&B bio of singer Beyonce Knowles, better known as simply Beyonce.
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 Faith Evans
Profile of Faith Evans' successes and struggles, including her early life, recording career, and relationship with the Notorious B.I.G.
Best Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
Tank
Bio of bodybuilding R&B singer Durrell Babbs, whose stage name is Tank.
Michael Jackson's Greatest Achievements
Michael Jackson's top ten career highlights plus classic photos in recognition of his birthday, August 29.
About Calvin Richardson
Calvin Richardson R&B singer bio
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
The Real Names of Dru Hill
R*B group Dru Hill members' real names
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Al Green's Top 20 Career Moments
Al Green's Top 20 Career Highlights
About SWV (Sisters With Voices)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B trio SWV, which stands for Sisters With Voices.
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.
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 Ne-Yo
The official about.com mini-biography of award-winning R&B-pop singer Ne-Yo.
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.
If You Like Mary J. Blige ...
Recommended singers to try if you like Mary J. Blige.
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.
What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
Artist Bio: Chaka Khan
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Chaka Khan.
Artist Bio: Lauryn Hill
The about.com mini-biography of the highly talented R&B/Hip-Hop vocalist.
Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
New Music: John Legend feat. Rick Ross - 'Who...
New Music: John Legend feat. Rick Ross - 'Who Do We Think We Are'
Who is Jill Scott?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and spoken word poet Jill Scott.
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.
Tinashe Bio and Profile
Tinashe biography and profile. R & B/Soul.
Ciara's Ten Top Songs
Ciara's Ten Top Songs
About Keyshia Cole
The official about.com mini-biography and profile of R&B singer and reality show star Keyshia Cole.
Chris Brown's Highs and Lows Including a Grammy...
Here is a list of Chris Brown's professional and personal highs and lows, including winning a Grammy, and being arrested for assaulting Rihanna.
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 Eric Benet
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Eric Benet.
About R&B Group 112 (One Twelve)
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B quartet 112 (One Twelve).
Janet Jackson's 20 Greatest Moments
20 Reasons Why Michael Jackson Was Proud of Sister Janet
About Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass biography. R & B.
R&B Artist Bio: Aaliyah
The official about.com mini-biography of the late R&B singer and actress Aaliyah.
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
Ten Magic Moments in Ciara's Career
Ciara's Top Ten Career Highlights
About Anthony Hamilton
The official about.com mini-biography of southern R&B and Soul singer Anthony Hamilton.
About Boyz II Men
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul group Boyz II Men
Babyface's 30 Greatest Songs
30 Reasons Why Babyface Is A Legendary Composer/Producer
Essential R&B and Soul Albums:
Essential 1990s R&B and Soul Albums
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer)
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer) bio. R & B.
About Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu R&B neo-soul singer mini-biography
About Diana Ross
The official About R&B biography of legendary singer-performer Diana Ross.
Al Green's Ten Greatest Songs
Ten Classic Songs by Al Green
Chaka Khan's Ten Greatest Singles
Chaka Khan's Ten Greatest Songs
Pharrell's 20 Classic Songs
20 Reasons Why Pharrell Williams is the King of Music
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. R & B.
About Ray Charles
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer Ray Charles.
R&B Singer Tweet
The official about.com profile and mini-biography of R&B and Soul singer Charlene 'Tweet' Keys.
Best Blue-Eyed Soul Singers
For those not familiar with the term, Blue-Eyed Soul is an expression created in the 1960s to describe
New Music: John Legend - 'The Beginning'
New Music: John Legend - 'The Beginning'
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.
What is R&B Music?
Facts and answers about what R&B is.
Marvin Gaye's 20 Classic Songs
Marvin Gaye's 20 Greatest Songs
Jodeci's Ten Greatest Career Highlights
Jodeci's Ten Greatest Moments
R&B Bio: Anthony David
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B/Soul singer Anthony Hamilton, who's also known as Tony Harrington.
Ne-Yo, Charlie Wilson, and Ledisi Kick off 2015...
January 2015 New Music: Ne-Yo, Charlie Wilson, Ledisi, Jazmine Sullivan
Artist Bio: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
Trey Songz - 'Ready'
Trey Songz - Ready album review. R & B.
About Marvin Gaye
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Marvin Gaye.
20 Reasons Why We Love Whitney Houston
20 Reasons Why We Love Whitney Houston
Who Is Berry Gordy & Why Is He Important?
Facts and biographical info about music producer Berry Gordy.
Review: Amy Winehouse - "Back to Black"
British Soul singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has a voice that's very contradictory; it's strong and powerful,
Ne-Yo
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 11.
What's Stevie Wonder's Real Name?
FAQ About Stevie Wonder. R & B.
Rihanna's Top 20 Career Highlights
Rihanna's 20 Greatest Moments
The Donell Jones Story
Donell Jones profile r&b singer. R & B.
Who is Avery*Sunshine?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Avery*Sunshine.
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.
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
About Joss Stone
The official about.com mini-biography of British Soul-pop singer Joss Stone.
25 Reasons Why Motown Was The Greatest Record...
25 Reasons Why Motown Changed America
20 Reasons Why Marvin Gaye Is Idolized
20 Reasons Why Marvin Gaye Remains An Icon
Mint Condition
A profile of the R&B band Mint Condition, which celebrated it's 20th anniversary together in 2011.
About James Brown
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B, Soul and Funk music singer James Brown.
About Kenny Lattimore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Kenny Lattimore.
Ashanti
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 12.
Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq biography information
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
What Is Blue-Eyed Soul?
The Meaning of Blue-Eyed Soul - What Blue-Eyed Soul Is
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi. R & B.
About Tyrese (R&B Singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer, actor, model and sex symbol Tyrese Gibson.
R&B Artist Bio: Alicia Keys
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning R&B-pop singer Alicia Keys.

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