2016 R&B Album Releases

2016
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Type
EP (11)
LP (68)
Single (20)
Genre
Ambient (70)
Art Pop (80)
Country (48)
Folk (100)
Hip Hop (340)
House (64)
K-Pop (55)
Metal (169)
Pop (125)
R&B (108)
Rock (449)
Soul (40)
Aug 20
Frank Ocean - Blonde
Frank Ocean
Blonde
86
critic score
(36)
87
user score
(1611)
Apr 23
Beyoncé - Lemonade
Beyoncé
Lemonade
90
critic score
(32)
81
user score
(1170)
Jan 15
Anderson .Paak - Malibu
Anderson .Paak
Malibu
79
critic score
(15)
81
user score
(832)
Jan 27
Rihanna - ANTI
Rihanna
ANTI
69
critic score
(30)
74
user score
(754)
Sep 30
Solange - A Seat at the Table
Solange
A Seat at the Table
87
critic score
(25)
83
user score
(734)
May 6
James Blake - The Colour in Anything
James Blake
The Colour in Anything
79
critic score
(26)
77
user score
(649)
Nov 25
The Weeknd - Starboy
The Weeknd
Starboy
65
critic score
(28)
68
user score
(524)
Jun 27
Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
Blood Orange
Freetown Sound
79
critic score
(30)
80
user score
(435)
Aug 19
Frank Ocean - Endless
Frank Ocean
Endless
73
critic score
(15)
80
user score
(272)
Sep 30
Banks - The Altar
Banks
The Altar
70
critic score
(18)
73
user score
(220)
Mar 25
Zayn - Mind of Mine
Zayn
Mind of Mine
65
critic score
(20)
65
user score
(218)
Apr 1
dvsn - Sept. 5th
dvsn
Sept. 5th
70
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(188)
Nov 18
Kevin Abstract - American Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story
Kevin Abstract
American Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story
64
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(178)
May 20
Fifth Harmony - 7/27
Fifth Harmony
7/27
66
critic score
(5)
60
user score
(166)
May 13
Jessy Lanza - Oh No
Jessy Lanza
Oh No
79
critic score
(19)
76
user score
(160)
Jul 29
Nao - For All We Know
Nao
For All We Know
78
critic score
(16)
77
user score
(159)
Jul 1
Maxwell - blackSUMMERS'night
Maxwell
blackSUMMERS'night
79
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(111)
Nov 4
Tinashe - Nightride
Tinashe
Nightride
71
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(111)
Mar 4
Låpsley - Long Way Home
Låpsley
Long Way Home
76
critic score
(15)
71
user score
(107)
Nov 18
6LACK - FREE 6LACK
6LACK
FREE 6LACK
80
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(94)
Feb 19
BJ The Chicago Kid - In My Mind
BJ The Chicago Kid
In My Mind
80
critic score
(5)
69
user score
(93)
Jul 7
Jamila Woods - HEAVN
Jamila Woods
HEAVN
83
critic score
(4)
78
user score
(91)
Feb 6
Beyoncé - Formation
Beyoncé
Formation
80
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(90)
Apr 6
Gallant - Ology
Gallant
Ology
76
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(90)
Jan 29
Wet - Don't You
Wet
Don't You
62
critic score
(14)
64
user score
(84)
Jul 15
ABRA - Princess
ABRA
Princess
75
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(81)
Feb 5
King - We Are King
King
We Are King
80
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(80)
Mar 4
Poliça - United Crushers
Poliça
United Crushers
71
critic score
(19)
72
user score
(80)
Sep 23
How to Dress Well - Care
How to Dress Well
Care
69
critic score
(14)
63
user score
(73)
Sep 2
serpentwithfeet - blisters
serpentwithfeet
blisters
81
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(64)
Jun 10
Nick Jonas - Last Year Was Complicated
Nick Jonas
Last Year Was Complicated
67
critic score
(8)
61
user score
(63)
Feb 19
Jack Garratt - Phase
Jack Garratt
Phase
65
critic score
(12)
67
user score
(56)
Sep 21
The Weeknd - Starboy
The Weeknd
Starboy
77
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(56)
Apr 22
Katy B - Honey
Katy B
Honey
64
critic score
(16)
64
user score
(54)
Sep 24
Francis and the Lights - Farewell, Starlite
Francis and the Lights
Farewell, Starlite
65
critic score
(3)
72
user score
(54)
Nov 18
Bridgit Mendler - Nemesis
Bridgit Mendler
Nemesis
82
user score
(53)
Jan 27
Rihanna - Work
Rihanna
Work
72
user score
(51)
Apr 1
Babyfather - BBF Hosted by DJ Escrow
Babyfather
BBF Hosted by DJ Escrow
72
critic score
(10)
68
user score
(49)
Aug 16
Beyoncé - Hold Up
Beyoncé
Hold Up
85
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(48)
Sep 2
James Vincent McMorrow - We Move
James Vincent McMorrow
We Move
75
critic score
(7)
72
user score
(47)
May 3
Beyoncé - Sorry
Beyoncé
Sorry
83
user score
(46)
Aug 12
PARTYNEXTDOOR - PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)
PARTYNEXTDOOR
PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)
64
critic score
(12)
59
user score
(45)
Nov 18
DAWN - Redemption
DAWN
Redemption
75
critic score
(9)
73
user score
(44)
Apr 1
Twenty88 - TWENTY88
Twenty88
TWENTY88
65
critic score
(6)
55
user score
(43)
Aug 19
Tory Lanez - I Told You
Tory Lanez
I Told You
58
critic score
(6)
60
user score
(42)
Mar 11
Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman
Ariana Grande
Dangerous Woman
75
user score
(41)
Dec 6
Beyoncé - All Night
Beyoncé
All Night
85
user score
(38)
Jul 29
The Chainsmokers - Closer
The Chainsmokers
Closer
22
user score
(36)
Mar 30
Rihanna - Kiss It Better
Rihanna
Kiss It Better
81
user score
(35)
May 25
Bladee - Eversince
Bladee
Eversince
64
user score
(35)
Sep 16
Usher - Hard II Love
Usher
Hard II Love
71
critic score
(6)
62
user score
(35)
Jan 15
Her - Her Tape #1
Her
Her Tape #1
40
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(34)
Apr 24
Beyoncé - Love Drought
Beyoncé
Love Drought
85
user score
(34)
Mar 30
Rihanna - Needed Me
Rihanna
Needed Me
81
user score
(33)
Aug 30
Ariana Grande - Side to Side
Ariana Grande
Side to Side
44
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(33)
Feb 19
Rosie Lowe - Control
Rosie Lowe
Control
80
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(32)
Apr 5
Drake - One Dance
Drake
One Dance
55
user score
(32)
Jun 24
River Tiber - Indigo
River Tiber
Indigo
75
critic score
(5)
73
user score
(31)
Jul 1
Roy Wood$ - Waking at Dawn
Roy Wood$
Waking at Dawn
63
critic score
(6)
66
user score
(30)
Aug 20
Frank Ocean - Nikes
Frank Ocean
Nikes
80
user score
(29)
Sep 9
Beyoncé - Freedom
Beyoncé
Freedom
90
user score
(29)
Oct 21
Ludmilla - A Danada Sou Eu
Ludmilla
A Danada Sou Eu
59
user score
(29)
Feb 5
Lion Babe - Begin
Lion Babe
Begin
63
critic score
(6)
68
user score
(28)
May 6
JMSN - It is.
JMSN
It is.
72
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(28)
Jul 22
HONNE - Warm On a Cold Night
HONNE
Warm On a Cold Night
67
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(28)
Mar 22
Kiiara - Low Kii Savage
Kiiara
Low Kii Savage
60
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(27)
Feb 29
Kilo Kish - Reflections in Real Time
Kilo Kish
Reflections in Real Time
70
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(25)
Mar 25
K. Michelle - More Issues Than Vogue
K. Michelle
More Issues Than Vogue
78
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(25)
Nov 18
The Weeknd - I Feel It Coming
The Weeknd
I Feel It Coming
78
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(25)
Jun 24
Marian Hill - ACT ONE
Marian Hill
ACT ONE
60
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(24)
Aug 26
Charlotte Day Wilson - CDW
Charlotte Day Wilson
CDW
73
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(24)
Apr 29
Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill [Reissue]
Lauryn Hill
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill [Reissue]
98
critic score
(2)
91
user score
(23)
Oct 5
SHINee - 1 of 1
SHINee
1 of 1
84
user score
(23)
Jan 29
Zayn - PILLOWTALK
Zayn
PILLOWTALK
59
user score
(22)
Oct 18
Lance Skiiiwalker - Introverted Intuition
Lance Skiiiwalker
Introverted Intuition
46
critic score
(3)
51
user score
(20)
Feb 26
Raleigh Ritchie - You're A Man Now, Boy
Raleigh Ritchie
You're A Man Now, Boy
78
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(19)
Nov 11
Emeli Sandé - Long Live the Angels
Emeli Sandé
Long Live the Angels
71
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(19)
Apr 8
Snoh Aalegra - Don't Explain
Snoh Aalegra
Don't Explain
79
user score
(17)
May 20
Yuna - Chapters
Yuna
Chapters
70
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(17)
Sep 30
Moses Sumney - Lamentations
Moses Sumney
Lamentations
74
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(16)
May 6
DAWN - Infrared
DAWN
Infrared
76
critic score
(3)
73
user score
(13)
Jul 19
Jeremih - Late Nights: Europe
Jeremih
Late Nights: Europe
75
critic score
(4)
66
user score
(13)
Jan 29
Benji Hughes - Songs in the Key of Animals
Benji Hughes
Songs in the Key of Animals
59
critic score
(7)
55
user score
(11)
Sep 2
Izzy Bizu - A Moment of Madness
Izzy Bizu
A Moment of Madness
65
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(11)
Nov 11
Belly - Inzombia
Belly
Inzombia
64
critic score
(1)
56
user score
(11)
Feb 19
Choir of Young Believers - Grasque
Choir of Young Believers
Grasque
63
critic score
(11)
56
user score
(10)
Feb 26
MOTHXR - Centerfold
MOTHXR
Centerfold
60
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(10)
Jun 17
Palmistry - Pagan
Palmistry
Pagan
66
critic score
(5)
58
user score
(10)
Sep 9
H.E.R. - H.E.R., Vol. 1
H.E.R.
H.E.R., Vol. 1
73
user score
(10)
Oct 17
LIZ - Cross Your Heart
LIZ
Cross Your Heart
90
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(10)
Mar 18
iLoveMakonnen - Drink More Water 6
iLoveMakonnen
Drink More Water 6
61
critic score
(6)
53
user score
(8)
Jul 29
Fantasia - The Definition of...
Fantasia
The Definition of...
59
critic score
(2)
67
user score
(8)
Dec 9
Mano Brown - Boogie Naipe
Mano Brown
Boogie Naipe
77
user score
(7)
Feb 26
Tweet - Charlene
Tweet
Charlene
74
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(6)
Jun 10
Allen Toussaint - American Tunes
Allen Toussaint
American Tunes
75
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(6)
Jul 22
Major Lazer - Cold Water
Major Lazer
Cold Water
64
user score
(6)
May 20
18+ - Collect
18+
Collect
45
critic score
(2)
69
user score
(5)
May 27
Ro James - Eldorado
Ro James
Eldorado
68
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(5)
Feb 19
Tory Lanez - Chixtape 3
Tory Lanez
Chixtape 3
62
critic score
(3)
50
user score
(4)
Mar 1
Mal Devisa - Kiid
Mal Devisa
Kiid
81
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(4)
Jun 1
Clarence Clarity - Splitting Hairs
Clarence Clarity
Splitting Hairs
76
user score
(4)
Jun 10
Ngaiire - Blastoma
Ngaiire
Blastoma
90
critic score
(1)
93
user score
(4)
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