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The Best Soul Albums of All Time

1.

Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life
September 28, 1976
Critic Score
99
6 reviews

2.

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
May 21, 1971
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

3.

D'Angelo and The Vanguard - Black Messiah
December 15, 2014
Critic Score
92
31 reviews

4.

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

5.

SAULT - Untitled (Rise)
September 18, 2020
Critic Score
90
7 reviews

6.

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

7.

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

8.

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

9.

Macy Gray - Ruby
September 21, 2018
Critic Score
88
5 reviews

10.

Solange - A Seat at the Table
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
88
29 reviews

11.

SAULT - UNTITLED (Black Is)
June 19, 2020
Critic Score
88
7 reviews

12.

Meshell Ndegeocello - Weather
November 8, 2011
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

13.

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

14.

Frank Ocean - Blonde
August 20, 2016
Critic Score
86
40 reviews

15.

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

16.

Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth
April 15, 2016
Critic Score
85
23 reviews

17.

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

18.

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

20.

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

22.

Prince - Originals
June 7, 2019
Critic Score
84
19 reviews

23.

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

24.

Anthony Hamilton - Ain't Nobody Worryin'
December 13, 2005
Critic Score
83
6 reviews

25.

The James Hunter Six - Nick of Time
March 6, 2020
Critic Score
83
7 reviews
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