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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.
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
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.
About SWV (Sisters With Voices)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B trio SWV, which stands for Sisters With Voices.
Joe Who? Joe Thomas
The official about.com mini-biography of romantic R&B singer Joe, also known as Joe Thomas.
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.
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.
What is R&B Music?
R&B 101 - The Origins of R&B Music
What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beyoncé's Full Name
Full name and background of R & B and pop singer Beyoncé's name.
Tank
Bio of bodybuilding R&B singer Durrell Babbs, whose stage name is Tank.
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 Songs by Prince
Best R&B Songs by R&B Singer Prince.
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
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.
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.
What Is the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
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.
Prince's Full Name
Prince's real/full name. R & B.
Best Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
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.
About R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
PARTYNEXTDOOR Knocks Trey Songz Out of Number One
PARTYNEXTDOOR takes over Billboard R&B Albums week of August 10, 2014 after Trey Songz remained number one for four straight weeks
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.
Recommended Greatest Hits & Best-Of Albums
Best R&B Greatest Hits & Best-Of albums
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi. R & B.
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. R & B.
Usher: A Mini-Bio of Usher Raymond
A profile of R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond)
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. R & B.
About Beyonce Knowles
The official About R&B bio of singer Beyonce Knowles, better known as simply Beyonce.
Review: Amy Winehouse - "Back to Black"
British Soul singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has a voice that's very contradictory; it's strong and powerful,
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 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 Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
About Chante Moore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Jazz singer Chante Moore.
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Best Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
About Calvin Richardson
Calvin Richardson R&B singer bio
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
"On The Run" Demonstrates Why Bey and Jay "Run...
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Best Blue-Eyed Soul Singers
For those not familiar with the term, Blue-Eyed Soul is an expression created in the 1960s to describe
Who is Avery*Sunshine?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Avery*Sunshine.
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
Top 10 Remakes of R&B Songs By Non-R&B Artists
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.
Jagged Edge Profile
A profile of R&B act Jagged Edge
Who is Jill Scott?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and spoken word poet Jill Scott.
Best R&B Versions of Rock/Pop Songs
Best R&B versions of songs originally recorded by rock and pop music artists.
About Mayer Hawthorne
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Soul crooner Mayer Hawthorne.
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
About Ne-Yo
The official about.com mini-biography of award-winning R&B-pop singer Ne-Yo.
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.
R&B Artist Bio: Monica
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Monica Brown, known as just Monica.
Artist Bio: Brian McKnight
The official about.com mini-biography of 1990s R&B music superstar Brian McKnight.
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
Ginuwine's Real Name
R&B singer Ginuwine's real name. R & B.
About R&B Group 112 (One Twelve)
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B quartet 112 (One Twelve).
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 Mary J. Blige
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop singer and icon Mary J. Blige.
About Miguel (R&B singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Miguel.
About Keyshia Cole
The official about.com mini-biography and profile of R&B singer and reality show star Keyshia Cole.
About Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass biography. R & B.
Soul of a Songwriter
An interview with R&B singer songwriter Ryan Toby
John Legend Proves Worthy of His Name; Tank Get...
John Legend lives up to his name on his "All Of Me" Tour, and Tank releases his sixth solo CD Stronger.
Artist Bio: Cee-Lo Green
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and rapper Cee-Lo Green.
Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq biography information
Jennifer Hudson New CD Features R. Kelly;...
1. Jennifer Hudson "JHUD" CD Due September 23 WireImage Oscar and Grammy award winner Jennifer Hudson
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.
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
The Real Names of Dru Hill
R*B group Dru Hill members' real names
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
Artist Bio: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
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.
Missy Elliott & Timbaland Featured In...
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What is R&B Music?
Facts and answers about what R&B is.
John Legend Holds Off Pharell To Remain Number...
John Legend remains king of the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart for the week of August 4,2014 for the second
About Tyrese (R&B Singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer, actor, model and sex symbol Tyrese Gibson.
Who is Donny Hathaway?
The official about.com mini-biography of 1970s R&B/Soul singer Donny Hathaway, father of modern singer Lalah Hathaway.
Artist bio: Kelis
R&B singer Kelis artist biography info
Essential R&B and Soul Albums:
Essential 1990s R&B and Soul Albums
About Stevie Wonder
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer and musician Stevie Wonder.
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer)
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer) bio. R & B.
Album Review: "Tomi"
Straight out of the "You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover" department comes European singer-songwriter-musician
About Boyz II Men
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul group Boyz II Men
R&B Artist Bio: India.Arie
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B/Soul singer-songwriter India.Arie.
What's Stevie Wonder's Real Name?
FAQ About Stevie Wonder. R & B.
Artist Bio: Lauryn Hill
The about.com mini-biography of the highly talented R&B/Hip-Hop vocalist.
About Anthony Hamilton
The official about.com mini-biography of southern R&B and Soul singer Anthony Hamilton.
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.
New Music: John Legend - 'The Beginning'
New Music: John Legend - 'The Beginning'
R&B Artist Bio: Alicia Keys
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning R&B-pop singer Alicia Keys.
About Aretha Franklin
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B singer and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
R&B Singer Tweet
The official about.com profile and mini-biography of R&B and Soul singer Charlene 'Tweet' Keys.
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.
Artist Bio: Chaka Khan
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Chaka Khan.
About Jennifer Hudson
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson.
Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
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
Mint Condition
A profile of the R&B band Mint Condition, which celebrated it's 20th anniversary together in 2011.
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours
About Goapele
The official about.com mini-biography of alternative R&B singer Goapele.
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
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.
Audio Biography: Keith Sweat
Keith Sweat R&B singer bio biography
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
New Music: John Legend feat. Rick Ross - 'Who...
New Music: John Legend feat. Rick Ross - 'Who Do We Think We Are'
The Donell Jones Story
Donell Jones profile r&b singer. R & B.
If You Like Mary J. Blige ...
Recommended singers to try if you like Mary J. Blige.
R&B Artist Bio: Aaliyah
The official about.com mini-biography of the late R&B singer and actress Aaliyah.
Cherish (R&B Group)
R&B Group Cherish bio. R & B.
Ginuwine ... The Profile
R&B singer Ginuwine bio. R & B.
About Lalah Hathaway
About Lalah Hathaway: the official about.com mini-biography of the R&B/Soul singer, who's the daughter of the late, great Donny Hathaway.
About Sam Cooke
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Pop music singer Sam Cooke.
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 James Brown
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B, Soul and Funk music singer James Brown.
An Interview with JOE
Interview with R&B singer Joe (Joe Thomas)
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 Toni Braxton
The official About R&B mini-biography of Grammy-winning R&B-pop singer Toni Braxton.
About Frank Ocean
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and hip-hop singer known as Frank Ocean.
Profile: Angie Stone
Angie Stone bio biography profile
Album Review: Brian McKnight - 'More Than Words'
'More Than Words,' which was released in the U.S. March 19, 2013, sounds exactly like vintage Brian McKnight. And although that might seem like a compliment on the surface, it actually means the album's stuck in the past.
About Marvin Gaye
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Marvin Gaye.
About Amy Winehouse
The official About R&B/Soul mini-biography of late British singer Amy Winehouse.
"Up Close & Personal" Tour Concert Review
The "Up Close & Personal Tour," headlined by R&B-Pop stars Chris Brown and Ne-Yo rolled into the Verizon
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
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