The Best Soul Albums of All Time

1. D'Angelo - Black Messiah

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

2. Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul

Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul
September 23, 1969
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

3. Solomon Burke - Don't Give Up on Me

Solomon Burke - Don't Give Up on Me
July 23, 2002
Critic Score
90
5 reviews

4. D'Angelo - Brown Sugar

D'Angelo - Brown Sugar
July 3, 1995
Critic Score
89
5 reviews

5. D'Angelo - Voodoo

D'Angelo - Voodoo
January 25, 2000
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

6. Solange - A Seat at the Table

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

7. William Bell - This Is Where I Live

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

8. Meshell Ndegeocello - Weather

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

9. Kali Uchis - Isolation

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

12. Young Fathers - Cocoa Sugar

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

14. Erykah Badu - Mama's Gun

Erykah Badu - Mama's Gun
November 21, 2000
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

15. Lizzo - Cuz I Love You

Lizzo - Cuz I Love You
April 19, 2019
Critic Score
82
14 reviews

16. 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

17. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate

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

18. Solange - When I Get Home

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

19. Nicole Atkins - Goodnight Rhonda Lee

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

20. Jessie Ware - Devotion

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

22. India Arie - Acoustic Soul

India Arie - Acoustic Soul
March 27, 2001
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

23. Tom Jones - Praise & Blame

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

24. The Internet - Hive Mind

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