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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.
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.
10 Reasons Why Aretha Franklin is the Queen Diva
10 Reasons Why Aretha Franklin is the Greatest
Women's History Month Salute to the 10 Greatest...
Ten Greatest Female RandB Super Musicians
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.
What is R&B Music?
R&B 101 - The Origins of R&B Music
Joe Who? Joe Thomas
The official about.com mini-biography of romantic R&B singer Joe, also known as Joe Thomas.
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.
What is Funk Music?
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
The Definition of Soul
The Definition of Soul - What is Soul Music?
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.
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
Artist bio: Leela James
The official about.com mini-biography of Soul singer Leela James.
Best Songs by Prince
Best R&B Songs by R&B Singer Prince.
Beyoncé's Full Name
Full name and background of R & B and pop singer Beyoncé's name.
What Is the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
Women's History Month Salute to 10 Greatest...
Ten Greatest Female RandB Super Groups
Who is Kem?
Kem Owens R&B Jazz singer bio. R & B.
Best R&B Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
Women's History Month Salute to 20 Greatest...
20 Greatest Female RandB Superstars
About R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
Ten Reasons Why Vanessa L. Williams Is The...
Vanessa L. Williams' Top Ten Career Highlights
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.
What is Neo-Soul?
A definition & origin of neo-soul music.
Vanessa L. Williams' Ten Best Singles
Vanessa L. Williams' Ten Greatest Songs
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
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.
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.
Mariah Carey's Greatest Moments
20 Reasons Why Mariah Carey is the Best-Selling Female Artist in History
Jodeci's Ten Greatest Career Highlights
Jodeci's Ten Greatest Moments
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
Ten Reasons Why "Blurred Lines" Saved and...
Robin Thicke is the son of actor Alan Thicke and actress Gloria Loring, and in 2013, he released one
Ten Reasons Why Chaka Khan Is An Idol
Ten Reasons Why Chaka Khan Is An Idol
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 Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
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.
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
Recommended Greatest Hits & Best-Of Albums
Best R&B Greatest Hits & Best-Of albums
Chaka Khan's Ten Greatest Singles
Chaka Khan's Ten Greatest Songs
Michael Jackson's Greatest Achievements
Michael Jackson's top ten career highlights plus classic photos in recognition of his birthday, August 29.
About Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass biography. R & B.
Artist Bio: Chaka Khan
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Chaka Khan.
20 Reasons Why We Love Whitney Houston
20 Reasons Why We Love Whitney Houston
Usher: A Mini-Bio of Usher Raymond
A profile of R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond)
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.
Best R&B Versions of Rock/Pop Songs
Best R&B versions of songs originally recorded by rock and pop music artists.
R&B Artist Bio: Monica
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Monica Brown, known as just Monica.
About Stevie Wonder
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer and musician Stevie Wonder.
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.
Ten Reasons Why The Stars Admire Ledisi
Ten Reasons Why Michelle Obama Loves Ledisi
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 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.
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. R & B.
Best Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
About Mary J. Blige
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop singer and icon Mary J. Blige.
About Sam Cooke
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Pop music singer Sam Cooke.
Lyfe Jennings
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 3.
25 Reasons Why Motown Was The Greatest Record...
25 Reasons Why Motown Changed America
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
About Anthony Hamilton
The official about.com mini-biography of southern R&B and Soul singer Anthony Hamilton.
What is R&B Music?
Facts and answers about what R&B is.
About Faith Evans
Profile of Faith Evans' successes and struggles, including her early life, recording career, and relationship with the Notorious B.I.G.
Who is Jill Scott?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and spoken word poet Jill Scott.
About Beyonce Knowles
The official About R&B bio of singer Beyonce Knowles, better known as simply Beyonce.
What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi. R & B.
About Keyshia Cole
The official about.com mini-biography and profile of R&B singer and reality show star Keyshia Cole.
Prince's Full Name
Prince's real/full name. R & B.
All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
About Aretha Franklin
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B singer and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
If You Like Mary J. Blige ...
Recommended singers to try if you like Mary J. Blige.
Artist Bio: Brian McKnight
The official about.com mini-biography of 1990s R&B music superstar Brian McKnight.
Tank
Bio of bodybuilding R&B singer Durrell Babbs, whose stage name is Tank.
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 Chante Moore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Jazz singer Chante Moore.
Artist Bio: Lauryn Hill
The about.com mini-biography of the highly talented R&B/Hip-Hop vocalist.
The Real Names of Dru Hill
R*B group Dru Hill members' real names
About Boyz II Men
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul group Boyz II Men
About Calvin Richardson
Calvin Richardson R&B singer bio
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. R & B.
Why Queen Bey Runs The World
20 Reasons Why Beyonce Runs the World.
Erykah Badu's Ten Greatest Moments
10 Reasons Why Erykah Badu is the Queen of Neo-Soul
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 Miguel (R&B singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Miguel.
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.
About Mariah Carey
The official About R&B bio of singer-actress Mariah Carey.
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
Who is Avery*Sunshine?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Avery*Sunshine.
Artist Bio: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
Ne-Yo, Charlie Wilson, and Ledisi Kick off 2015...
January 2015 New Music: Ne-Yo, Charlie Wilson, Ledisi, Jazmine Sullivan
Best Blue-Eyed Soul Singers
For those not familiar with the term, Blue-Eyed Soul is an expression created in the 1960s to describe
About R&B Group 112 (One Twelve)
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B quartet 112 (One Twelve).
About Diana Ross
The official About R&B biography of legendary singer-performer Diana Ross.
Kelis
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 10.
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
Review: Amy Winehouse - "Back to Black"
British Soul singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has a voice that's very contradictory; it's strong and powerful,
About Marvin Gaye
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Marvin Gaye.
10 Reasons Why Stevie is Wonder-ful
10 Reasons Why Stevie is Wonder-ful.
Ne-Yo
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 11.
About SWV (Sisters With Voices)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B trio SWV, which stands for Sisters With Voices.
Artist bio: Patti LaBelle
Patti LaBelle singer bio. R & B.
About Ne-Yo
The official about.com mini-biography of award-winning R&B-pop singer Ne-Yo.
Audio Biography: Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat R&B singer bio biography
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly performs on Soul...
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly and Gladys Knight Headline The Soul Train Cruise
Ashanti
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 12.
What's Stevie Wonder's Real Name?
FAQ About Stevie Wonder. R & B.
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.
Who Is Berry Gordy & Why Is He Important?
Facts and biographical info about music producer Berry Gordy.
About Smokey Robinson
The official about.com mini-biography of American pop-R&B singer Smokey Robinson.
Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
About Tyrese (R&B Singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer, actor, model and sex symbol Tyrese Gibson.
About James Brown
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B, Soul and Funk music singer James Brown.
Sara Stokes (from Da Band)
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 4.
Soul of a Songwriter
An interview with R&B singer songwriter Ryan Toby
Michael Jackson
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 13.
Super Bowl Shows You'll Never Forget
10 Most Memorable Super Bowl Performances
About En Vogue
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B vocal group En Vogue.
About Eric Benet
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Eric Benet.
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.
George Clinton
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 9.
Album Review: Joe - 'The Good, the Bad, the Sexy'
R&B singer Joe Thomas' ninth studio album, 'The Good, the Bad, the Sexy', which was released in the U.S. on Oct. 18, 2011, is standard Joe; it's chock full of sexy songs about bedroom escapades. Hard to believe that one man could still find new ways to sing about lovemaking, but Joe somehow manages to pull it off.
Ten Reasons Why Tamar is Now the Most Popular...
Tamar Braxton's Top Ten Career Highlights
R&B Artist Bio: Alicia Keys
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning R&B-pop singer Alicia Keys.
Best R&B/Soul Movie Soundtracks
Best R&B/Soul Movie Soundtracks
The Donell Jones Story
Donell Jones profile r&b singer. R & B.
About Al Green
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer Al Green.
What Is Blue-Eyed Soul?
The Meaning of Blue-Eyed Soul - What Blue-Eyed Soul Is
R&B Singer Tweet
The official about.com profile and mini-biography of R&B and Soul singer Charlene 'Tweet' Keys.
About Otis Redding
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary Soul singer Otis Redding, best known for his song '(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay.'
R&B Artist Bio: India.Arie
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B/Soul singer-songwriter India.Arie.
Amy Winehouse
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 2.

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