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Billboard's 10 Best R&B Albums of 2016

Billboard's 10 Best R&B Albums of 2016

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10. Gallant - Ology

Gallant - Ology
April 6, 2016
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

8. King - We Are King

King - We Are King
February 5, 2016
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

Debut LP We Are King finally gives the act room to stretch its crushed-velvet sound to its outer edges.

7. Yuna - Chapters

Yuna - Chapters
May 20, 2016
Critic Score
73
3 reviews

6. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

Anderson .Paak - Malibu
January 15, 2016
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

5. Solange - A Seat at the Table

Solange - A Seat at the Table
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
86
23 reviews

4. Frank Ocean - Blonde

Frank Ocean - Blonde
August 20, 2016
Critic Score
86
33 reviews

3. John Legend - Darkness and Light

John Legend - Darkness and Light
December 2, 2016
Critic Score
71
9 reviews

2. Rihanna - ANTI

Rihanna - ANTI
January 27, 2016
Critic Score
70
28 reviews
Indeed, the end product reveals that no matter how blessed we think Rihanna is, there's something darker lurking beneath. As the album art denotes: heavy lies the crown.

1. Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
Original Source: http://www.billboard.com/articles/events/year-in-music-2016/7616470/best-rb-albums-2016
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