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The Best Soul Albums of 2021

1.

SAULT - Nine
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
86
11 reviews

2.

Genesis Owusu - Smiling With No Teeth
March 5, 2021
Critic Score
84
18 reviews

3.

Arlo Parks - Collapsed In Sunbeams
January 29, 2021
Critic Score
82
35 reviews

4.

Hiatus Kaiyote - Mood Valiant
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
82
12 reviews

5.

Robert Finley - Sharecropper's Son
May 21, 2021
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

7.

Jazmine Sullivan - Heaux Tales
January 8, 2021
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

8.

Hiss Golden Messenger - Quietly Blowing It
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

9.

Mustafa - When Smoke Rises
May 28, 2021
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

10.

Greentea Peng - MAN MADE
June 4, 2021
Critic Score
79
14 reviews

11.

L'Rain - Fatigue
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
79
5 reviews

12.

Charlotte Day Wilson - Alpha
July 9, 2021
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

13.

Nick Waterhouse - Promenade Blue
April 9, 2021
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

14.

Yola - Stand for Myself
July 30, 2021
Critic Score
78
8 reviews

15.

Leon Bridges - Gold-Diggers Sound
July 23, 2021
Critic Score
78
16 reviews

16.

Aaron Frazer - Introducing...
January 8, 2021
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

17.

H.E.R. - Back Of My Mind
June 18, 2021
Critic Score
77
6 reviews

18.

Lake Street Dive - Obviously
March 12, 2021
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

19.

Benny Sings - Music
April 9, 2021
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

20.

Celeste - Not Your Muse
January 29, 2021
Critic Score
75
17 reviews

21.

Tash Sultana - Terra Firma
February 19, 2021
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

23.

Madison Beer - Life Support
February 26, 2021
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

24.

Tom Grennan - Evering Road
March 12, 2021
Critic Score
65
6 reviews

25.

Rag'n'Bone Man - Life By Misadventure
May 7, 2021
Critic Score
65
11 reviews
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