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The Best R&B Albums of 2016

1.

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
Critic Score
90
37 reviews

2.

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

3.

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

4.

King - We Are King
February 5, 2016
Critic Score
81
10 reviews

5.

Anderson .Paak - Malibu
January 15, 2016
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

6.

Maxwell - blackSUMMERS'night
July 1, 2016
Critic Score
81
14 reviews

7.

James Blake - The Colour in Anything
May 6, 2016
Critic Score
80
31 reviews

8.

BJ The Chicago Kid - In My Mind
February 19, 2016
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

9.

Jessy Lanza - Oh No
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
79
24 reviews

10.

Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
June 27, 2016
Critic Score
79
32 reviews

11.

Jamila Woods - HEAVN
July 7, 2016
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

12.

Nao - For All We Know
July 29, 2016
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

13.

Rosie Lowe - Control
February 19, 2016
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

14.

Gallant - Ology
April 6, 2016
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

15.

DAWN - Redemption
November 18, 2016
Critic Score
75
9 reviews

16.

K. Michelle - More Issues Than Vogue
March 25, 2016
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

17.

James Vincent McMorrow - We Move
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

18.

ABRA - Princess
July 15, 2016
Critic Score
75
5 reviews

19.

Låpsley - Long Way Home
March 4, 2016
Critic Score
74
17 reviews

20.

River Tiber - Indigo
June 24, 2016
Critic Score
73
6 reviews

21.

Frank Ocean - Endless
August 19, 2016
Critic Score
73
15 reviews

22.

Babyfather - BBF Hosted by DJ Escrow
April 1, 2016
Critic Score
72
10 reviews

23.

Allen Toussaint - American Tunes
June 10, 2016
Critic Score
72
10 reviews

24.

Aaron Neville - Apache
July 15, 2016
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

25.

Poliça - United Crushers
March 4, 2016
Critic Score
71
22 reviews
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