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The Best R&B Albums of 2021

1.

SAULT - Nine
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
86
11 reviews

2.

Laura Mvula - Pink Noise
July 2, 2021
Critic Score
85
18 reviews

3.

Genesis Owusu - Smiling With No Teeth
March 5, 2021
Critic Score
84
18 reviews

4.

Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever
July 30, 2021
Critic Score
83
33 reviews

5.

serpentwithfeet - DEACON
March 26, 2021
Critic Score
82
28 reviews

6.

Jordan Rakei - What We Call Life
September 17, 2021
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

7.

Cautious Clay - Deadpan Love
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

8.

Jazmine Sullivan - Heaux Tales
January 8, 2021
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

9.

Charlotte Day Wilson - Alpha
July 9, 2021
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

10.

Leon Bridges - Gold-Diggers Sound
July 23, 2021
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

11.

Tinashe - 333
August 6, 2021
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

12.

H.E.R. - Back Of My Mind
June 18, 2021
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

13.

Puma Blue - In Praise of Shadows
February 5, 2021
Critic Score
76
10 reviews

14.

Dawn Richard - Second Line
April 30, 2021
Critic Score
75
12 reviews

15.

Erika De Casier - Sensational
May 21, 2021
Critic Score
75
12 reviews

17.

Noga Erez - Kids
March 26, 2021
Critic Score
72
9 reviews

18.

Jorja Smith - Be Right Back
May 14, 2021
Critic Score
72
14 reviews

19.

Ya Tseen - Indian Yard
April 30, 2021
Critic Score
71
5 reviews

20.

Doja Cat - Planet Her
June 25, 2021
Critic Score
71
19 reviews

21.

Bebe Rexha - Better Mistakes
May 7, 2021
Critic Score
70
6 reviews

22.

Madison Beer - Life Support
February 26, 2021
Critic Score
70
5 reviews

23.

Zara Larsson - Poster Girl
March 5, 2021
Critic Score
70
15 reviews

24.

Chet Faker - Hotel Surrender
July 16, 2021
Critic Score
64
10 reviews

25.

Justin Bieber - Justice
March 19, 2021
Critic Score
62
20 reviews
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