AOTY 2020
Rolling Stone's 20 Best R&B Albums of 2017

Rolling Stone's 20 Best R&B Albums of 2017

Original Source →

19.

Jhene Aiko - Trip
September 22, 2017
Critic Score
67
2 reviews

18.

Mary J. Blige - Strength of a Woman
April 28, 2017
Critic Score
71
10 reviews

16.

Brent Faiyaz - Sonder Son
October 13, 2017
Critic Score
66
2 reviews

14.

Majid Jordan - The Space Between
October 27, 2017
Critic Score
71
3 reviews

13.

Curtis Harding - Face Your Fear
October 27, 2017
Critic Score
76
7 reviews

12.

Ty Dolla $ign - Beach House 3
October 27, 2017
Critic Score
74
10 reviews

11.

Moses Sumney - Aromanticism
September 22, 2017
Critic Score
81
16 reviews

10.

Thundercat - Drunk
February 24, 2017
Critic Score
81
29 reviews

9.

Kehlani - SweetSexySavage
January 27, 2017
Critic Score
72
20 reviews

8.

Syd - Fin
February 3, 2017
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

7.

Sampha - Process
February 3, 2017
Critic Score
83
36 reviews
He's hook man to pop's most advanced megastars – see Solange's "Don't Touch My Hair," Kanye West's "Saint Pablo," Frank Ocean's "Alabama," Drake's "Too Much" – but his debut LP proves him their peer.

6.

Daniel Caesar - Freudian
August 25, 2017
Critic Score
77
5 reviews

5.

Kelela - Take Me Apart
October 6, 2017
Critic Score
81
26 reviews
Her debut full-length fuses together jagged textures, vaporous synths and her versatile voice into forward-thinking R&B animated by its restless innovation.

4.

Miguel - War & Leisure
December 1, 2017
Critic Score
77
20 reviews
The L.A. soul explorer's fourth album creates a space where psych-funk splendor coexists with deep anxiety.

3.

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - Soul of a Woman
November 17, 2017
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
Recorded over her last two years with longtime sidemen, genre-masters all, Jones meets darkness with hope on this denouement.

2.

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

1.

Khalid - American Teen
March 3, 2017
Critic Score
77
3 reviews
Original Source: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/20-best-rb-albums-of-2017-w513821
Comments
Sign in to comment
No one has said anything yet.
Connect with AOTY
Like Us
Follow Us

Best Songs of 2020 Playlist
Forums