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The Best Soul Albums of the 2010s

1. D'Angelo - Black Messiah

D'Angelo - Black Messiah
December 15, 2014
Critic Score
93
25 reviews

2. Solange - A Seat at the Table

Solange - A Seat at the Table
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
87
25 reviews

3. William Bell - This Is Where I Live

William Bell - This Is Where I Live
June 3, 2016
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

4. Meshell Ndegeocello - Weather

Meshell Ndegeocello - Weather
November 8, 2011
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

5. Jamila Woods - LEGACY! LEGACY!

Jamila Woods - LEGACY! LEGACY!
May 10, 2019
Critic Score
85
17 reviews

6. Tyler, the Creator - IGOR

Tyler, the Creator - IGOR
May 17, 2019
Critic Score
85
21 reviews

7. Kali Uchis - Isolation

Kali Uchis - Isolation
April 6, 2018
Critic Score
85
20 reviews

8. Young Fathers - Cocoa Sugar

Young Fathers - Cocoa Sugar
March 9, 2018
Critic Score
84
24 reviews

9. Raphael Saadiq - Jimmy Lee

Raphael Saadiq - Jimmy Lee
August 23, 2019
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

10. Jamila Woods - HEAVN

Jamila Woods - HEAVN
July 7, 2016
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

11. Prince - Originals

Prince - Originals
June 7, 2019
Critic Score
83
15 reviews

12. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - Soul of a Woman

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - Soul of a Woman
November 17, 2017
Critic Score
82
17 reviews

13. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate

Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
July 15, 2016
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

14. Solange - When I Get Home

Solange - When I Get Home
March 1, 2019
Critic Score
82
21 reviews

15. Nicole Atkins - Goodnight Rhonda Lee

Nicole Atkins - Goodnight Rhonda Lee
July 21, 2017
Critic Score
82
9 reviews

16. Jessie Ware - Devotion

Jessie Ware - Devotion
August 20, 2012
Critic Score
81
30 reviews

18. Tom Jones - Praise & Blame

Tom Jones - Praise & Blame
July 27, 2010
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

19. Lizzo - Cuz I Love You

Lizzo - Cuz I Love You
April 19, 2019
Critic Score
81
25 reviews

20. The Internet - Hive Mind

The Internet - Hive Mind
July 20, 2018
Critic Score
81
29 reviews

21. Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer

Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer
November 9, 2010
Critic Score
81
27 reviews

23. Thundercat - Drunk

Thundercat - Drunk
February 24, 2017
Critic Score
81
25 reviews

24. Rebecca Ferguson - Heaven

Rebecca Ferguson - Heaven
December 5, 2011
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

25. Pops Staples - Don't Lose This

Pops Staples - Don't Lose This
February 17, 2015
Critic Score
80
6 reviews
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