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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.
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
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
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.
What is R&B Music?
R&B 101 - The Origins of R&B Music
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.
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.
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.
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
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
Joe Who? Joe Thomas
The official about.com mini-biography of romantic R&B singer Joe, also known as Joe Thomas.
What is Funk Music?
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
What Is the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
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
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.
The Definition of Soul
The Definition of Soul - What is Soul Music?
Who is Kem?
Kem Owens R&B Jazz singer bio. R & B.
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.
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.
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.
Controversial Aaliyah film debuts in November,...
Controversial Aaliyah movie debuts, Whitney Houston live performances CD, and new Gladys Knight gospel CD
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 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 R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
Singer bio: Jaheim
Bio and Profile of R&B Singer Jaheim
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
Best Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
About Fantasia Barrino
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer and former 'American Idol' winner Fantasia Barrino, who's simply known as Fantasia.
About Sam Cooke
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Pop music singer Sam Cooke.
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
Chris Brown's "X" Replaces Jhene Aiko's "Souled...
Chris Brown 's sixth CD X debuts at number one on the Billboard R&B Album Chart for the week of September
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
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.
Usher: A Mini-Bio of Usher Raymond
A profile of R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond)
Best Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
About Faith Evans
Profile of Faith Evans' successes and struggles, including her early life, recording career, and relationship with the Notorious B.I.G.
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.
Usher: A Look Back at his Sensational 20 Year...
A look at Usher's greatest achievements including Billboard and American Music Awards Artist of the Year, and Soul Train Entertainer of the Year.
Recommended Greatest Hits & Best-Of Albums
Best R&B Greatest Hits & Best-Of albums
Album Review: Melanie Fiona - 'The MF Life'
It's obvious on Melanie Fiona's sophomore album, 'The MF Life,' that at the time the album was recorded, she was still sad and bitter over a bad breakup. Nearly all of the 13 songs on the album have stinging words behind them as she tells her side of the story of the failed relationship. 'The MF Life,' which was released in the U.S. March 20, 2012, is by and large an album with a dark cloud hanging over it.
Prince's Full Name
Prince's real/full name. R & B.
"On The Run" Demonstrates Why Bey and Jay "Run...
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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.
Jagged Edge Profile
A profile of R&B act Jagged Edge
Artist bio: Leela James
The official about.com mini-biography of Soul singer Leela James.
If You Like Mary J. Blige ...
Recommended singers to try if you like Mary J. Blige.
R&B Artist Bio: Monica
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Monica Brown, known as just Monica.
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Best R&B Versions of Rock/Pop Songs
Best R&B versions of songs originally recorded by rock and pop music artists.
About Beyonce Knowles
The official About R&B bio of singer Beyonce Knowles, better known as simply Beyonce.
Beyonce Is Number One on Forbes List; Jay-Z Is...
Beyonce leads Forbes Celebrity100 list as the most powerful entertainer in the world.
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 Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
Who is Avery*Sunshine?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Avery*Sunshine.
About Calvin Richardson
Calvin Richardson R&B singer bio
Michael Jackson's Greatest Achievements
Michael Jackson's top ten career highlights plus classic photos in recognition of his birthday, August 29.
Tank
Bio of bodybuilding R&B singer Durrell Babbs, whose stage name is Tank.
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer)
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer) bio. R & B.
What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. R & B.
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. R & B.
Artist Bio: Brian McKnight
The official about.com mini-biography of 1990s R&B music superstar Brian McKnight.
Greatest Moments in the Career of Oscar/Grammy...
A list of Jennifer Hudson's Top Ten Career Highlights including winning an Academy Award and a Grammy.
R&B News N Rumors: 03/10/13 Edition
R&B News N Rumors: 03/10/13 Edition
Prince's Top Ten Career Milestones
Prince is releasing two new albums on  September 30, 2014, his solo CD   ART OFFICIAL AGE ,  and  PLECTRUMELECTRUM
Two New Prince CDs September 30, 2014
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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
Review: Amy Winehouse - "Back to Black"
British Soul singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has a voice that's very contradictory; it's strong and powerful,
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
The Queen of Soul Pays Tribute To the Great Divas
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About Anthony Hamilton
The official about.com mini-biography of southern R&B and Soul singer Anthony Hamilton.
Keyshia Cole, Tinashe and Traci Braxton Drop...
Keyshia Cole, Tinashe, and Traci Braxton released new CDs on October 7, 2014.
About Diana Ross
The official About R&B biography of legendary singer-performer Diana Ross.
About Boyz II Men
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul group Boyz II Men
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.
About R&B Group 112 (One Twelve)
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B quartet 112 (One Twelve).
Prince Dethrones Chris Brown As Billboard RandB...
Prince 's Art Official Age debuts at on the Billboard R&B Album Chart for the week of October 12, 2014.
Gerald Levert - "In My Songs"
In November 2006, Gerald Levert, the husky R&B singer nicknamed "Teddy Bear," died of a heart attack
About Ray Charles
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer Ray Charles.
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 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.
What is R&B Music?
Facts and answers about what R&B is.
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 Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass biography. R & B.
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
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 Eric Benet
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Eric Benet.
Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
About Miguel (R&B singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Miguel.
About Mariah Carey
The official About R&B bio of singer-actress Mariah Carey.
Soul of a Songwriter
An interview with R&B singer songwriter Ryan Toby
Barry White's Greatest Abums Contained In New...
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About Chante Moore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Jazz singer Chante Moore.
Album Review: Trey Songz - "Trey Day"
On his second album, Trey Day , Trey Songz exhibits short bursts of singing talent that make you want
About Smokey Robinson
The official about.com mini-biography of American pop-R&B singer Smokey Robinson.
R&B Artist Bio: Aaliyah
The official about.com mini-biography of the late R&B singer and actress Aaliyah.
About Aretha Franklin
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B singer and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
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: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
Gerald Levert artist bio
Gerald Levert artist bio. R & B.
Ashanti
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 12.
Review: R. Kelly - 'Double Up'
CD Review: R. Kelly - Double Up. R & B.
About Musiq Soulchild
about.com biography of the R&B/Soul singer known as Musiq Soulchild
The Real Names of Dru Hill
R*B group Dru Hill members' real names
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi. R & B.
What Is Blue-Eyed Soul?
The Meaning of Blue-Eyed Soul - What Blue-Eyed Soul Is
What You Need to Know About Jennifer Hudson
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson.
Artist Bio: Lauryn Hill
The about.com mini-biography of the highly talented R&B/Hip-Hop vocalist.
About Ne-Yo
The official about.com mini-biography of award-winning R&B-pop singer Ne-Yo.
Ginuwine ... The Profile
R&B singer Ginuwine bio. R & B.
Chris Brown's "X" Stays Number One Ahead of...
Chris Brown 's sixth CD X remains at number one on the Billboard R&B Album Chart for the week of October
Artist Bio: Chaka Khan
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Chaka Khan.
About Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu R&B neo-soul singer mini-biography
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.
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.
Jeremih Remains R&B Singles King Ahead of...
Jeremih remains king of the  Billbo ard Hot R&B Songs chart for the third week in a row as "Don't Tell
Essential R&B and Soul Albums:
Essential 1990s R&B and Soul Albums
Stevie Wonder Performs Tour For Classic "Songs...
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Who is Donny Hathaway?
The official about.com mini-biography of 1970s R&B/Soul singer Donny Hathaway, father of modern singer Lalah Hathaway.
Interview: R&B Singer Sammie
Interview with R&B singer Sammie
Ne-Yo
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 11.
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
The Life & Times of Chico DeBarge
Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq biography information
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.
R&B Artist Bio: India.Arie
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B/Soul singer-songwriter India.Arie.
Robin Thicke and Trey Songz Battle for "King of...
Robin Thicke and Trey Songz release their new albums to kick off July 2014
About Marvin Gaye
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Marvin Gaye.
About Stevie Wonder
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer and musician Stevie Wonder.
Album Review: Sade - 'Soldier of Love'
Sade - Soldier of Love album review
Who is Meshell Ndegeocello?
The official about.com bio of alternative R&B and indie Soul singer and musician Meshell Ndegeocello.
R&B Singer Tweet
The official about.com profile and mini-biography of R&B and Soul singer Charlene 'Tweet' Keys.
Ginuwine's Real Name
R&B singer Ginuwine's real name. R & B.
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