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The Best R&B Albums of 2018

1. Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer

Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer
April 27, 2018
Critic Score
86
36 reviews

2. Blood Orange - Negro Swan

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

3. Kali Uchis - Isolation

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

4. Kids See Ghosts - KIDS SEE GHOSTS

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

5. serpentwithfeet - soil

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

6. Tirzah - Devotion

Tirzah - Devotion
August 10, 2018
Critic Score
80
15 reviews

7. Mariah Carey - Caution

Mariah Carey - Caution
November 16, 2018
Critic Score
80
12 reviews

8. Nao - Saturn

Nao - Saturn
October 26, 2018
Critic Score
80
12 reviews

9. Various Artists - Black Panther: The Album

Various Artists - Black Panther: The Album
February 9, 2018
Critic Score
78
16 reviews

10. Swamp Dogg - Love, Loss, and Auto-Tune

Swamp Dogg - Love, Loss, and Auto-Tune
September 7, 2018
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

11. The Carters - Everything Is Love

The Carters - Everything Is Love
June 16, 2018
Critic Score
76
24 reviews

12. Jeremih & Ty Dolla $ign - Mih-Ty

Jeremih & Ty Dolla $ign - Mih-Ty
October 26, 2018
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

13. Gaika - Basic Volume

Gaika - Basic Volume
July 27, 2018
Critic Score
76
10 reviews

14. Ariana Grande - Sweetener

Ariana Grande - Sweetener
August 17, 2018
Critic Score
76
26 reviews

15. Mac Miller - Swimming

Mac Miller - Swimming
August 3, 2018
Critic Score
75
19 reviews

16. Jorja Smith - Lost & Found

Jorja Smith - Lost & Found
June 8, 2018
Critic Score
74
23 reviews

17. St. Paul & The Broken Bones - Young Sick Camellia

St. Paul & The Broken Bones - Young Sick Camellia
September 7, 2018
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

18. Alessia Cara - The Pains of Growing

Alessia Cara - The Pains of Growing
November 30, 2018
Critic Score
74
10 reviews

20. SiR - November

SiR - November
January 19, 2018
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

21. Rhye - Blood

Rhye - Blood
February 2, 2018
Critic Score
73
16 reviews

22. Teyana Taylor - K.T.S.E.

Teyana Taylor - K.T.S.E.
June 23, 2018
Critic Score
73
12 reviews

23. Ella Mai - Ella Mai

Ella Mai - Ella Mai
October 12, 2018
Critic Score
72
11 reviews

25. How to Dress Well - The Anteroom

How to Dress Well - The Anteroom
October 19, 2018
Critic Score
72
11 reviews
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