The Best R&B Albums of All Time by User Score

1. Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain
June 25th, 1984
USER SCORE
90
428 reviews

2. Prince - Sign "O" the Times

Prince - Sign
March 31st, 1987
USER SCORE
90
240 reviews

3. Frank Ocean - Blonde

Frank Ocean - Blonde
August 20th, 2016
USER SCORE
88
2108 reviews

4. Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
August 25th, 1998
USER SCORE
88
350 reviews

5. Michael Jackson - Thriller

Michael Jackson - Thriller
November 30th, 1982
USER SCORE
87
593 reviews

6. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
July 17th, 2012
USER SCORE
87
1819 reviews

7. Janet Jackson - The Velvet Rope

Janet Jackson - The Velvet Rope
October 7th, 1997
USER SCORE
87
119 reviews

8. Janet Jackson - Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814

Janet Jackson - Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814
September 19th, 1989
USER SCORE
87
118 reviews

9. Michael Jackson - Off the Wall

Michael Jackson - Off the Wall
August 10th, 1979
USER SCORE
86
309 reviews

10. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
May 18th, 2010
USER SCORE
86
508 reviews

11. Aaliyah - Aaliyah

Aaliyah - Aaliyah
July 7th, 2001
USER SCORE
85
58 reviews

12. Kids See Ghosts - KIDS SEE GHOSTS

Kids See Ghosts - KIDS SEE GHOSTS
June 8th, 2018
USER SCORE
85
2369 reviews

13. Janet Jackson - Control

Janet Jackson - Control
February 2nd, 1986
USER SCORE
84
108 reviews

14. Mariah Carey - Butterfly

Mariah Carey - Butterfly
September 16th, 1997
USER SCORE
84
155 reviews

15. Maxwell - Mawell's Urban Hang Suite

Maxwell - Mawell's Urban Hang Suite
April 2nd, 1996
USER SCORE
84
36 reviews

16. FKA twigs - LP1

FKA twigs - LP1
August 12th, 2014
USER SCORE
83
1184 reviews

17. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8th, 2011
USER SCORE
83
805 reviews

18. The Weeknd - House of Balloons

The Weeknd - House of Balloons
March 21st, 2011
USER SCORE
83
498 reviews

19. Janet Jackson - janet.

Janet Jackson - janet.
May 18th, 1993
USER SCORE
83
77 reviews

20. Utada Hikaru - Deep River

Utada Hikaru - Deep River
June 19th, 2002
USER SCORE
83
25 reviews

21. Solange - A Seat at the Table

Solange - A Seat at the Table
September 30th, 2016
USER SCORE
83
881 reviews

22. Mariah Carey - Daydream

Mariah Carey - Daydream
October 3rd, 1995
USER SCORE
83
146 reviews

23. Solange - True

Solange - True
November 27th, 2012
USER SCORE
83
131 reviews

24. TLC - CrazySexyCool

TLC - CrazySexyCool
November 15th, 1994
USER SCORE
83
79 reviews

25. Jai Paul - Jai Paul

Jai Paul - Jai Paul
April 1st, 2013
USER SCORE
82
132 reviews
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