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

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

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19. Jhene Aiko - Trip

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

18. Mary J. Blige - Strength of a Woman

Mary J. Blige - Strength of a Woman
April 28, 2017
Critic Score
72
8 reviews

16. Brent Faiyaz - Sonder Son

Brent Faiyaz - Sonder Son
October 13, 2017
Critic Score
63
2 reviews

13. Curtis Harding - Face Your Fear

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

12. Ty Dolla $ign - Beach House 3

Ty Dolla $ign - Beach House 3
October 27, 2017
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

11. Moses Sumney - Aromanticism

Moses Sumney - Aromanticism
September 22, 2017
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

10. Thundercat - Drunk

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

9. Kehlani - SweetSexySavage

Kehlani - SweetSexySavage
January 27, 2017
Critic Score
73
16 reviews

8. Syd - Fin

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

7. Sampha - Process

Sampha - Process
February 3, 2017
Critic Score
84
29 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

Daniel Caesar - Freudian
August 25, 2017
Critic Score
76
5 reviews

5. Kelela - Take Me Apart

Kelela - Take Me Apart
October 6, 2017
Critic Score
80
21 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

Miguel - War & Leisure
December 1, 2017
Critic Score
78
16 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

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - Soul of a Woman
November 17, 2017
Critic Score
83
16 reviews
Recorded over her last two years with longtime sidemen, genre-masters all, Jones meets darkness with hope on this denouement.

2. SZA - Ctrl

SZA - Ctrl
June 9, 2017
Critic Score
83
15 reviews
Original Source: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/20-best-rb-albums-of-2017-w513821
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