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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
Best R&B Songs about Cheating Lovers
Best Songs About Cheating Lovers - Cheating Lover Songs
Get Busy with the Sexiest R&B Songs of All...
Best R&B and Soul songs for having sex and making love to.
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 R&B Graduation Songs
Recommended R&B and Soul Graduation Songs
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.
What is R&B Music?
R&B 101 - The Origins of R&B Music
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
What Is the 'Motown Sound'?
: What Is the 'Motown Sound'? What is the so-called 'Motown Sound'? : The Motown Sound is a style of
Mariah Carey's Greatest Moments
20 Reasons Why Mariah Carey is the Best-Selling Female Artist in History
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.
Janet Jackson's 20 Classic Songs
20 Reasons Why Janet Jackson is a Superstar
Mariah Carey's 20 Classic Hits
20 Classic Mariah Carey's Songs
About R. Kelly
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly.
Best Songs by Prince
Best R&B Songs by R&B Singer Prince.
Best Remakes of Prince Songs
Best cover versions or remakes of Prince songs
The Isley Brothers' Greatest Hits
20 Classic Isley Brothers Songs
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.
Beyoncé's Full Name
Full name and background of R & B and pop singer Beyoncé's name.
12 Best-Ever Funk Songs
Best Funk Music Songs
Ten Patti LaBelle Classics
Patti LaBelle's Greatest Songs
Artist bio: Leela James
The official about.com mini-biography of Soul singer Leela James.
What is Neo-Soul?
A definition & origin of neo-soul music.
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.
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.
R&B Artist Bio: Maxwell
The official about.com mini-biography of the R&B, Soul and neo-Soul singer known as Maxwell.
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.
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.
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.
Ten Reasons Why Maxwell is the King of Cool
Maxwell's Top Ten Greatest Songs
About Faith Evans
Profile of Faith Evans' successes and struggles, including her early life, recording career, and relationship with the Notorious B.I.G.
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.
Who is Kem?
Kem Owens R&B Jazz singer bio. R & B.
Essential Funk Music Artists
Recommended Funk Music Artists
Underappreciated R&B/Soul Artists
Most Underappreciated R&B/Soul Performers
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
About Sam Cooke
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Pop music singer Sam Cooke.
Usher: A Mini-Bio of Usher Raymond
A profile of R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond)
Stevie Wonder's 40 Greatest Hits
40 Classic Stevie Wonder Songs
About Ronald Isley
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Ronald Isley of legendary group The Isley Brothers.
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 The Isley Brothers
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B group The Isley Brothers, which is led by singer Ronald Isley.
Essential R&B and Soul Albums:
Essential 1990s R&B and Soul Albums
All About Akon
Akon profile biography. R & B.
Earth, Wind and Fire's 20 Greatest Hits
20 Earth, Wind and Fire Classics
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.
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 Stevie Wonder
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer and musician Stevie Wonder.
Best Country-Soul Crossovers
Recommended Country-Soul Music
'Funk' Music: What It Is
An Origin & Definition of Funk Music.
Prince's Full Name
Prince's real/full name. R & B.
Avant: A Profile
Avant singer profile biography. 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.
Artist Bio: Lauryn Hill
The about.com mini-biography of the highly talented R&B/Hip-Hop vocalist.
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.
John Legend
John Legend R&B singer bio. R & B.
Quincy Jones' 20 Greatest RandB Albums
20 Classic Quincy Jones Albums
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.
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi
R&B Artist Bio: Ledisi. R & B.
About Boyz II Men
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul group Boyz II Men
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Recommended Unsigned R&B Artists
Artist Bio: Chaka Khan
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Chaka Khan.
R&B Artist Bio: Monica
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Monica Brown, known as just Monica.
10 Classic TLC Songs
Ten Reasons Why TLC Is A Superstar Group
About Marvin Gaye
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B and Soul singer Marvin Gaye.
Artist Bio: Whitney Houston
The official About R&B mini-biography of R&B-pop singer Whitney Houston.
Luther's Vandross' 20 Classic Songs
20 Reasons Why Luther Vandross Was One Of The Greatest Male Vocalists
Janet Jackson's 20 Greatest Moments
20 Reasons Why Michael Jackson Was Proud of Sister Janet
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.
What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's Real Name. R & B.
About Mary J. Blige
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B, Soul and Hip-Hop singer and icon Mary J. Blige.
Lauryn Hill's Greatest Hits
Lauryn Hill's Top Ten Songs
About Lyfe Jennings
Lyfe Jennings profile biography. R & B.
R&B Artist Bio: Aaliyah
The official about.com mini-biography of the late R&B singer and actress Aaliyah.
Michael Jackson's Greatest Achievements
Michael Jackson's top ten career highlights plus classic photos in recognition of his birthday, August 29.
What is R&B Music?
Facts and answers about what R&B is.
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 SWV (Sisters With Voices)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B trio SWV, which stands for Sisters With Voices.
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer)
Mario Barrett (R&B Singer) bio. R & B.
Best Blue-Eyed Soul Singers
For those not familiar with the term, Blue-Eyed Soul is an expression created in the 1960s to describe
Recommended Greatest Hits & Best-Of Albums
Best R&B Greatest Hits & Best-Of albums
Album Review: Amerie - "Because I Love It"
Album Review: Amerie - Because I Love It
Hil St. Soul
Hil St. Soul Bio. R & B.
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.
Lyfe Jennings
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 3.
About Aretha Franklin
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B singer and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
About Ray Charles
The official about.com biography of legendary R&B/Soul singer Ray Charles.
About R&B Singer Estelle
The official about.com mini-biography of British R&B and Hip-Hop singer Estelle Swaray.
About Anthony Hamilton
The official about.com mini-biography of southern R&B and Soul singer Anthony Hamilton.
What Is Blue-Eyed Soul?
The Meaning of Blue-Eyed Soul - What Blue-Eyed Soul Is
What's Stevie Wonder's Real Name?
FAQ About Stevie Wonder. R & B.
Stevie Wonder's Top Ten Career Highlights
Stevie Wonder's Top Ten Greatest Moments
Pharrell's 20 Classic Songs
20 Reasons Why Pharrell Williams is the King of Music
Ashanti's Full Name
Ashanti's Full Name. R & B.
10 Reasons Why Aretha Franklin is the Queen Diva
10 Reasons Why Aretha Franklin is the Greatest
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 James Brown
The official about.com mini-biography of legendary R&B, Soul and Funk music singer James Brown.
About Chante Moore
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B and Jazz singer Chante Moore.
About Eric Benet
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Eric Benet.
About Keyshia Cole
The official about.com mini-biography and profile of R&B singer and reality show star Keyshia Cole.
Rhonda Smith Interview
Interview with R&B Funk performer Rhonda Smith
The Donell Jones Story
Donell Jones profile r&b singer. R & B.
About Teddy Pendergrass
Teddy Pendergrass biography. R & B.
About Tyrese (R&B Singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer, actor, model and sex symbol Tyrese Gibson.
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.
About Miguel (R&B singer)
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Miguel.
Who is Avery*Sunshine?
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B/Soul singer Avery*Sunshine.
About Diana Ross
The official About R&B biography of legendary singer-performer Diana Ross.
About Mariah Carey
The official About R&B bio of singer-actress Mariah Carey.
About R&B Group 112 (One Twelve)
The official about.com mini-biography of Atlanta-based R&B quartet 112 (One Twelve).
The Real Names of Dru Hill
R*B group Dru Hill members' real names
Women's History Month Salute to 20 Greatest...
20 Greatest Female RandB Superstars
About Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu R&B neo-soul singer mini-biography
Babyface's 30 Greatest Songs
30 Reasons Why Babyface Is A Legendary Composer/Producer
Jagged Edge Profile
A profile of R&B act Jagged Edge
Singer bio: Jaheim
Bio and Profile of R&B Singer Jaheim
About Smokey Robinson
The official about.com mini-biography of American pop-R&B singer Smokey Robinson.
Artist bio: Patti LaBelle
Patti LaBelle singer bio. R & B.
Who is Janelle Monae?
Bio of R&B/Soul singer Janelle Monae
Artist Bio: Trey Songz
The official about.com mini-biography of R&B singer Trey Songz.
About Joss Stone
The official about.com mini-biography of British Soul-pop singer Joss Stone.
Tamia's Top Ten Hits
Tamia's Ten Greatest Songs
Gerald Levert artist bio
Gerald Levert artist bio. R & B.
Tank
Bio of bodybuilding R&B singer Durrell Babbs, whose stage name is Tank.
What You Need to Know About Jennifer Hudson
The official about.com mini-biography of Grammy-winning singer and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson.
Marvin Gaye's 20 Classic Songs
Marvin Gaye's 20 Greatest Songs
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.'
Chaka Khan's Ten Greatest Singles
Chaka Khan's Ten Greatest Songs
Ne-Yo, Charlie Wilson, and Ledisi Kick off 2015...
January 2015 New Music: Ne-Yo, Charlie Wilson, Ledisi, Jazmine Sullivan
About Calvin Richardson
Calvin Richardson R&B singer bio
Sara Stokes (from Da Band)
Best and Worst Police Mugshots of R&B Singers. Page 4.
Ginuwine ... The Profile
R&B singer Ginuwine bio. R & B.
20 Reasons Why We Love Whitney Houston
20 Reasons Why We Love Whitney Houston

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