The A.V. Club's Best Pop and R&B Albums of 2018

The A.V. Club's Best Pop and R&B Albums of 2018

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Ariana Grande - Sweetener

Ariana Grande - Sweetener
August 17, 2018
Critic Score
75
22 reviews

Confident and empowered, Sweetener illustrates once again that Grande is an unparalleled pop chameleon.

Blood Orange - Negro Swan

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

He’s given us not just a great album, but a piece of himself that stands as a whole truth that need not be escaped, but rather, treasured.

Empress Of - Us

Empress Of - Us
October 19, 2018
Critic Score
72
13 reviews

Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer

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

On Dirty Computer, the erstwhile Electric Lady loses the metal and circuitry, but none of her power or artistry, cementing her status alongside Prince in the hall of hyper-talented, gender-fluid icons who love and promote blackness.

Kali Uchis - Isolation

Kali Uchis - Isolation
April 6, 2018
Critic Score
85
20 reviews
As she breaks down the triumphs and heartbreaks of real life, she deftly invokes her every musical whim—from 1970s soul to hip-hop beats that wouldn’t be out of place on a ’90s dance floor—to stunning effect.

Let's Eat Grandma - I'm All Ears

Let's Eat Grandma - I'm All Ears
June 29, 2018
Critic Score
80
27 reviews

Robyn - Honey

Robyn - Honey
October 26, 2018
Critic Score
86
23 reviews

SiR - November

SiR - November
January 19, 2018
Critic Score
70
4 reviews
Original Source: https://music.avclub.com/the-best-pop-and-r-b-albums-of-2018-1830987108
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