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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
Get Busy with the Sexiest R&B Songs of All...
Best R&B and Soul songs for having sex and making love to.
Two New Prince CDs September 30, 2014
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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
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.
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.
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.
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
Michael Jackson's Greatest Achievements
Michael Jackson's top ten career highlights plus classic photos in recognition of his birthday, August 29.
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.
Beyonce Is Number One on Forbes List; Jay-Z Is...
Beyonce leads Forbes Celebrity100 list as the most powerful entertainer in the world.
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.
8 Songs to Lift Your Mood and Let Your Spirit...
Best Inspirational and Motivational R&B Songs
Artist bio: Leela James
The official about.com mini-biography of Soul singer Leela James.
What is Funk Music?
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Who is Kem?
Kem Owens R&B Jazz singer bio. R & B.
12 Best-Ever Funk Songs
Best Funk Music 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.
What is Neo-Soul?
A definition & origin of neo-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.
About SWV (Sisters With Voices)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B trio SWV, which stands for Sisters With Voices.
The Definition of Soul
The Definition of Soul - What is Soul Music?
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.
Best Songs by Prince
Best R&B Songs by R&B Singer Prince.
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.
What You Need to Know About Jennifer Hudson
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson.
What Is the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
Album Review: Trey Songz - 'Chapter V'
On his fifth studio album, 'Chapter V,' Trey Songz displays the soaring vocal ability, charisma and sex appeal that have made him one of the top five male singers in urban music today.
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
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.
R&B Artist Bio: Monica
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Monica Brown, known as just Monica.
Kem Has Number One R&B CD Followed By Beyonce
Kem remains at number one on the Billboard R&B Album Chart for the second straight week for the week
About R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
Usher tour; new music from Kem & Full...
Usher announces new tour, Kem and Full Force release new CDs, and Tamia signs with Def Jam.
About Chante Moore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Jazz singer Chante Moore.
Who is Avery*Sunshine?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Avery*Sunshine.
Chris Brown's Highs & Lows Including a...
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 Miguel (R&B singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Miguel.
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. R & B.
"On The Run" Demonstrates Why Bey and Jay "Run...
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Best Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
Jeremih Remains R&B Singles King Ahead of...
Jeremih remains king of the  Billbo ard Hot R&B Songs chart as his song "Don't Tell "Em" featuring YG
About Beyonce Knowles
The official About R&B bio of singer Beyonce Knowles, better known as simply Beyonce.
About Sam Cooke
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Pop music singer Sam Cooke.
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.
Recommended Greatest Hits & Best-Of Albums
Best R&B Greatest Hits & Best-Of albums
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.
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
About Amy Winehouse
The official About R&B/Soul mini-biography of late British singer Amy Winehouse.
Dionne Warwick Records with Jamie Foxx, Ne-Yo,...
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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 Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
Tank
Bio of bodybuilding R&B singer Durrell Babbs, whose stage name is Tank.
R&B News N Rumors: 03/10/13 Edition
R&B News N Rumors: 03/10/13 Edition
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
Bobby Valentino - 'The Rebirth'
Review of Bobby Valentino's The Rebirth
Best R&B Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi. R & B.
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. 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 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 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.
Usher: A Mini-Bio of Usher Raymond
A profile of R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond)
Soul of a Songwriter
An interview with R&B singer songwriter Ryan Toby
Prince's Full Name
Prince's real/full name. R & B.
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 Faith Evans
Profile of Faith Evans' successes and struggles, including her early life, recording career, and relationship with the Notorious B.I.G.
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
Artist Bio: Brian McKnight
The official about.com mini-biography of 1990s R&B music superstar Brian McKnight.
If You Like Mary J. Blige ...
Recommended singers to try if you like Mary J. Blige.
What is R&B Music?
Facts and answers about what R&B is.
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer)
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer) bio. R & B.
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours
Spring 2013 R&B/Soul Concert Tours
Who is Jill Scott?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and spoken word poet Jill Scott.
Smokey Sings With "Friends" John Legend, Mary...
Smokey Robinson continues his incredible career with his new duets album  Smokey & Friends  featuring
About Aretha Franklin
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B singer and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
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
Essential R&B and Soul Albums:
Essential 1990s R&B and Soul Albums
Jagged Edge Profile
A profile of R&B act Jagged Edge
New Music: India.Arie - 'Cocoa Butter'
New Music: India.Arie - 'Cocoa Butter'
Barry White's Greatest Abums Contained In New...
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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 Calvin Richardson
Calvin Richardson R&B singer bio
Jhene Aiko Debut "Souled Out" CD Features Common
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Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
About Eric Benet
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Eric Benet.
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.
Review: Tweet - 'Simply Tweet: the EP'
Although Tweet's 'Simply Tweet' is a five song digital EP rather than the full album we had been promised, fans will pretty much take what they can get at this point. And what they get here is a meticulously crafted, deliciously sung release that leaves you yearning for more.
Best R&B Versions of Rock/Pop Songs
Best R&B versions of songs originally recorded by rock and pop music artists.
The Real Names of Dru Hill
R*B group Dru Hill members' real names
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.
About Diana Ross
The official About R&B biography of legendary singer-performer Diana Ross.
Beyoncé's Full Name
Full name and background of R & B and pop singer Beyoncé's name.
Artist Bio: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
Ne-Yo "Live In Concert" Tour Leads Up To...
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About Keyshia Cole
The official about.com mini-biography and profile of R&B singer and reality show star Keyshia Cole.
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
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 Ne-Yo
The official about.com mini-biography of award-winning R&B-pop singer Ne-Yo.
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
R&B Artist Bio: Aaliyah
The official about.com mini-biography of the late R&B singer and actress Aaliyah.
About Anthony Hamilton
The official about.com mini-biography of southern R&B and Soul singer Anthony Hamilton.
About Ray Charles
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer Ray Charles.
Best Blue-Eyed Soul Singers
For those not familiar with the term, Blue-Eyed Soul is an expression created in the 1960s to describe
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.
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.
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
Singer bio: Jaheim
Bio and Profile of R&B Singer Jaheim
All About Omarion
Omarion r&b singer bio infomation
Recommended R&B Christmas Albums
While we can't -- and won't -- go back and revisit every R&B Christmas albums of the past 50 years, this list is dedicated to some of the best R&B Christmas albums of the past and present.
Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
Jennifer Hudson New CD Features R. Kelly;...
1. Jennifer Hudson "JHUD" CD Due September 23 WireImage Oscar and Grammy award winner Jennifer Hudson
Kelly Rowland bio
Kelly Rowland bio. R & B.
About Mariah Carey
The official About R&B bio of singer-actress Mariah Carey.
Stevie Wonder Performs Tour For Classic "Songs...
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Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq biography information
What's Stevie Wonder's Real Name?
FAQ About Stevie Wonder. R & B.
R&B Artist Bio: Alicia Keys
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning R&B-pop singer Alicia Keys.
About Smokey Robinson
The official about.com mini-biography of American pop-R&B singer Smokey Robinson.
Who Is Berry Gordy & Why Is He Important?
Facts and biographical info about music producer Berry Gordy.
About Marvin Gaye
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Marvin Gaye.
Who is Janelle Monae?
Bio of R&B/Soul singer Janelle Monae
Album Review: Miguel - 'All I Want Is You'
R&B Album Review Miguel Jontel - All I Want Is You
Album Review: Will Downing - "After Tonight"
Will Downing recorded much of his new album while suffering from a debilitating muscle condition, but
Artist bio: Kelis
R&B singer Kelis artist biography info
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.
Album Review: Prince - "Planet Earth"
Album review: Prince - Planet Earth
Lizz Wright - The Orchard
Lizz Wright - The Orchard album review
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 Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass biography. R & B.
Artist bio: Raheem DeVaughn
Raheem DeVaughn artist bio. R & B.
Artist Bio: Lauryn Hill
The about.com mini-biography of the highly talented R&B/Hip-Hop vocalist.
Gerald Levert artist bio
Gerald Levert artist bio. R & B.
Artist Bio: Chaka Khan
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Chaka Khan.
Artist bio: The-Dream
The-Dream R&B singer bio. R & B.
Profile: Marques Houston
Marques Houston profile. R & B.
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