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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
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.
Singers and Rhymers: The 50 Best R&B/Rap...
Top 50 R&B/Rap Collaborations
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.
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
Best Modern-Day Soul Artists
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 R&B Music?
R&B 101 - The Origins of R&B Music
Artist bio: Leela James
The official about.com mini-biography of Soul singer Leela James.
8 Songs to Lift Your Mood and Let Your Spirit...
Best Inspirational and Motivational R&B Songs
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.
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
The Definition of Soul
The Definition of Soul - What is Soul Music?
What is Funk Music?
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
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.
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.
Who is Kem?
Kem Owens R&B Jazz singer bio. R & B.
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 the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
About Chante Moore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Jazz singer Chante Moore.
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.
Trey Songz Number One For Second Straight Week...
Trey Songz remains king of the Billboard R&B Album Chart for the week of July 20, 2014 as his sixth studio
About Stevie Wonder
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer and musician Stevie Wonder.
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 Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
Recommended Greatest Hits & Best-Of Albums
Best R&B Greatest Hits & Best-Of albums
What is Neo-Soul?
A definition & origin of neo-soul music.
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
Best Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Prince's Full Name
Prince's real/full name. R & B.
Jason Derulo Holds Off John Legend and Pharrell...
Jason Derulo remains the king of the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart for the week of July 20, 2014 as his
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. R & B.
Tank
Bio of bodybuilding R&B singer Durrell Babbs, whose stage name is Tank.
About R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
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.
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. R & B.
"On The Run" Demonstrates Why Bey and Jay "Run...
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All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
Best R&B Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
About Beyonce Knowles
The official About R&B bio of singer Beyonce Knowles, better known as simply Beyonce.
New Aaliyah film star, Beyonce Rock & Roll...
New star for Aaliyah film, Beyonce costumes in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Deborah Cox sings Whitney Houston for new movie.
Artist Bio: Brian McKnight
The official about.com mini-biography of 1990s R&B music superstar Brian McKnight.
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 Faith Evans
Profile of Faith Evans' successes and struggles, including her early life, recording career, and relationship with the Notorious B.I.G.
Essential R&B and Soul Albums:
Essential 1990s R&B and Soul Albums
Best R&B Versions of Rock/Pop Songs
Best R&B versions of songs originally recorded by rock and pop music artists.
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.
About SWV (Sisters With Voices)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B trio SWV, which stands for Sisters With Voices.
Who is Jill Scott?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and spoken word poet Jill Scott.
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.
Jagged Edge Profile
A profile of R&B act Jagged Edge
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
Album Review: Leela James - 'My Soul'
Leela James - My Soul R&B music album review
About Ne-Yo
The official about.com mini-biography of award-winning R&B-pop singer Ne-Yo.
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer)
Mario Barrett (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.
Soul of a Songwriter
An interview with R&B singer songwriter Ryan Toby
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly performs on Soul...
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly and Gladys Knight Headline The Soul Train Cruise
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 Calvin Richardson
Calvin Richardson R&B singer bio
Smokey Robinson CD Features John Legend, Mary...
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Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
Who is Avery*Sunshine?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Avery*Sunshine.
About Eric Benet
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Eric Benet.
R&B Bio: Marsha Ambrosius
Born & Raised: Born: Aug. 8, 1977 in Liverpool, England. Raised in England. Early Life: Marsha Ambrosius
About Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass biography. 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.
About R&B Group 112 (One Twelve)
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B quartet 112 (One Twelve).
R&B Artist Bio: Aaliyah
The official about.com mini-biography of the late R&B singer and actress Aaliyah.
About Tyrese (R&B Singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer, actor, model and sex symbol Tyrese Gibson.
About Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu R&B neo-soul singer mini-biography
Best Blue-Eyed Soul Singers
For those not familiar with the term, Blue-Eyed Soul is an expression created in the 1960s to describe
The Real Names of Dru Hill
R*B group Dru Hill members' real names
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 Mary J. Blige
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop singer and icon Mary J. Blige.
About Goapele
The official about.com mini-biography of alternative R&B singer Goapele.
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
Who's Next: The Future of R&B -- 2013 Edition
At the start of each year, About R&B/Soul takes a look at some of the up and coming young artists who represent the future of music. This year's list includes fresh names and faces like Luke James, Ester Dean and Marcus Canty, to name a few.
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
Who is Janelle Monae?
Bio of R&B/Soul singer Janelle Monae
R&B Artist Bio: Alicia Keys
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning R&B-pop singer Alicia Keys.
Audio Biography: Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat R&B singer bio biography
Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq biography information
What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
New Music: John Legend feat. Rick Ross - 'Who...
New Music: John Legend feat. Rick Ross - 'Who Do We Think We Are'
Artist Bio: Lauryn Hill
The about.com mini-biography of the highly talented R&B/Hip-Hop vocalist.
Neo-Soul: What Is Neo-Soul?
A definition & origin of neo-soul music
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
Kelly Rowland bio
Kelly Rowland bio. R & B.
About Mayer Hawthorne
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Soul crooner Mayer Hawthorne.
What is R&B Music?
Facts and answers about what R&B is.
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi. R & B.
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Profile: Angie Stone
Angie Stone bio biography profile
Artist Bio: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
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 Musiq Soulchild
about.com biography of the R&B/Soul singer known as Musiq Soulchild
Ne-Yo
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 11.
About Boyz II Men
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul group Boyz II Men
R&B Singer Tweet
The official about.com profile and mini-biography of R&B and Soul singer Charlene 'Tweet' Keys.
About Jennifer Hudson
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson.
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
Artist bio: Kelis
R&B singer Kelis artist biography info
Artist Bio: Cee-Lo Green
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and rapper Cee-Lo Green.
About Anthony Hamilton
The official about.com mini-biography of southern R&B and Soul singer Anthony Hamilton.
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.
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 James Brown
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B, Soul and Funk music singer James Brown.
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
Review: Leela James - 'Loving You More ... in...
Leela James' 'Loving You More ... in the Spirit of Etta James,' is not only a loving and respectful tribute to one of the best singers in American history, it's an album that Etta herself would likely be flattered by and proud of.
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.
2013 R&B/Soul Music Preview
It's almost the first month of a brand new year, so it's time to take a look ahead at the R&B and Soul music releases due out over the course of the next 12 months. And in the 2013 R&B/Soul Music Preview, we have 20 releases that have been either officially confirmed as coming out during the year.
Joe Debuts at Number One
Joe had a great reason to celebrate the Fourth of July as he debuted at number one on the Billboard R&B
Ginuwine ... The Profile
R&B singer Ginuwine bio. R & B.
20 Minutes With:
Emily King Interview. R & B.
"Super Freak" Rick James Remembered With...
Rick James Book & Music Reissued for Tenth Anniversary of His Death
All About: Mya
A profile of R&B singer Mya. R & B.
Best Amy Winehouse Songs
Before Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning on July 23, 2012, she had released just two full studio albums. But those albums contained some of the better songs of the decade. Here's a look at the About R&B/Soul picks for the top 10 singles of her career.
Interview: R&B Singer Sammie
Interview with R&B singer Sammie
Album Review: Carl Thomas - "So Much Better"
Album Review: Carl Thomas - So Much Better
About Frank Ocean
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and hip-hop singer known as Frank Ocean.
Album Review: Frank Ocean - 'Channel Orange'
'Channel Orange,' which was released digitally July 10, 2012 and will be available in physical stores July 17, is a very solid album. It's strongest attribute is Frank Ocean's knack for creative lyrical narratives.
Bobby Brown
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 7.
About Dawn Richard
The official about.com mini-biography of former Danity Kane and Diddy-Dirty Money singer-songwriter Dawn Richard.
Album Review: "Tomi"
Straight out of the "You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover" department comes European singer-songwriter-musician
Album Review: Will Downing - "After Tonight"
Will Downing recorded much of his new album while suffering from a debilitating muscle condition, but
Sara Stokes (from Da Band)
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 4.
R&B Artist Bio: India.Arie
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B/Soul singer-songwriter India.Arie.
Ashanti
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 12.
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours
Album Review: Avant - 'Face the Music'
Avant's his seventh studio album, 'Face the Music,' which was released in the U.S. Feb. 5, 2013 shows that even though it's been 13 years since the release of his debut album, Avant's formula of strong lyrics, passionate vocals and tasteful song production hasn't grown stale
What's Stevie Wonder's Real Name?
FAQ About Stevie Wonder. R & B.
Singer bio: Jaheim
Bio and Profile of R&B Singer Jaheim
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