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The Best Soul Albums of 2021

1.

Little Simz - Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
September 3, 2021
Critic Score
90
34 reviews

2.

Adele - Easy On Me
October 14, 2021
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

3.

Joy Crookes - Skin
October 15, 2021
Critic Score
86
5 reviews

4.

SAULT - Nine
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
85
12 reviews

5.

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

6.

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

7.

Jordan Rakei - What We Call Life
September 17, 2021
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

8.

Hiatus Kaiyote - Mood Valiant
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

9.

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

11.

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

12.

Nao - And Then Life Was Beautiful
September 24, 2021
Critic Score
79
11 reviews

13.

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

14.

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

15.

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

16.

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

17.

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

18.

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

19.

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

20.

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

21.

Jungle - Loving In Stereo
August 13, 2021
Critic Score
78
18 reviews

22.

Pearl Charles - Magic Mirror
January 15, 2021
Critic Score
77
11 reviews

23.

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

24.

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

25.

H.E.R. - Back Of My Mind
June 18, 2021
Critic Score
76
7 reviews
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