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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. William Bell - This Is Where I Live

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

7. Solange - A Seat at the Table

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

8. Meshell Ndegeocello - Weather

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

9. Jamila Woods - LEGACY! LEGACY!

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

10. Tyler, the Creator - IGOR

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

11. Kali Uchis - Isolation

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

14. Young Fathers - Cocoa Sugar

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

15. Anthony Hamilton - Ain't Nobody Worryin'

Anthony Hamilton - Ain't Nobody Worryin'
December 13, 2005
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

16. Raphael Saadiq - Jimmy Lee

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

18. Jamila Woods - HEAVN

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

19. Erykah Badu - Mama's Gun

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

20. Prince - Originals

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

21. 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

22. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate

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

23. Solange - When I Get Home

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

24. Nicole Atkins - Goodnight Rhonda Lee

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

25. Jessie Ware - Devotion

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