ThisisRnB Presents: The 20 Best R&B Albums of 2016

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Honorable Mentions (Some of these projects don’t exactly fit under the category of contemporary or traditional R&B, but they were some of the best projects of the year as well.)

Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love!
Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
NxWorries – Yes Lawd!
Terrace Martin – Velvet Portraits
Usher – Hard II Love
Frank Ocean – Blonde
JoJo – MAD LOVE
Eric Benet – Eric Benet

Readers’ Choice Poll Results (Top 20 R&B Albums of 2016)

01. Usher – Hard II Love
02. Fantasia – The Definition Of…
03. Solange – A Seat at the Table
04. Beyoncé – LEMONADE
05. Alicia Keys – HERE
06. Bruno Mars – 24k Magic
07. Rihanna – ANTI
08. dvsn – Sept. 5th
09. The Weeknd – Starboy
10. Yuna – Chapters
11. Ro James – Eldorado
12. Tank – Sex, Love & Pain II
13. Anderson .Paak – Malibu
14. Maxwell – blackSUMMERS’night
15. BJ The Chicago Kid – In My Mind
16. Gallant – Ology
17. K. Michelle – More Issues Than Vogue
18. Frank Ocean – Blonde
19. Joe – #MyNameisJoeThomas
20. John Legend – Darkness and Light

 

Let us know your favorites in the comments section!

2 Comments
  1. Deal 1 year ago

    Yuna album was the best if you ask me!

  2. bbygirl_brighteyes 1 year ago

    Most overrated album… Rihanna. To me, it sounded like an unfinished project. Also, I don’t remember one song off of the Blonde album.

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