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The Best R&B Albums of the 2010s

1. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
July 17, 2012
Critic Score
91
33 reviews

2. Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
Critic Score
91
32 reviews

3. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
May 18, 2010
Critic Score
87
29 reviews

4. Beyoncé - HOMECOMING: THE LIVE ALBUM

Beyoncé - HOMECOMING: THE LIVE ALBUM
April 17, 2019
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

5. Solange - A Seat at the Table

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

6. Frank Ocean - Blonde

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

7. FKA twigs - LP1

FKA twigs - LP1
August 12, 2014
Critic Score
86
40 reviews

8. Bilal - A Love Surreal

Bilal - A Love Surreal
February 26, 2013
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

9. Jamila Woods - LEGACY! LEGACY!

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

10. Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer

Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer
April 27, 2018
Critic Score
85
33 reviews

11. Kali Uchis - Isolation

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

12. Blood Orange - Negro Swan

Blood Orange - Negro Swan
August 24, 2018
Critic Score
85
26 reviews

13. Kids See Ghosts - KIDS SEE GHOSTS

Kids See Ghosts - KIDS SEE GHOSTS
June 8, 2018
Critic Score
84
21 reviews

14. Beyoncé - Beyoncé

Beyoncé - Beyoncé
December 13, 2013
Critic Score
83
28 reviews

15. serpentwithfeet - soil

serpentwithfeet - soil
June 8, 2018
Critic Score
83
17 reviews

16. Sampha - Process

Sampha - Process
February 3, 2017
Critic Score
83
31 reviews

17. Jamila Woods - HEAVN

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

18. Janelle Monáe - The Electric Lady

Janelle Monáe - The Electric Lady
September 10, 2013
Critic Score
83
34 reviews

19. Ariana Grande - thank u, next

Ariana Grande - thank u, next
February 8, 2019
Critic Score
83
24 reviews

20. James Blake - Overgrown

James Blake - Overgrown
April 8, 2013
Critic Score
82
36 reviews

21. The Weeknd - Trilogy

The Weeknd - Trilogy
November 13, 2012
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

22. SZA - Ctrl

SZA - Ctrl
June 9, 2017
Critic Score
82
18 reviews

23. Jordan Rakei - Origin

Jordan Rakei - Origin
June 14, 2019
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

24. DAWN - Blackheart

DAWN - Blackheart
January 15, 2015
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

25. Solange - When I Get Home

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