Best new R&B albums, songs & artists in 2016



Lately, R&B artists like Frank Ocean and Miguel kind of reshaped the genre and made it into something appealing for more underground audiences too. Check out the the finest R&B tracks here!
The Vore selects the top best R&B albums of 2016. Who are the new R. Kelly, Usher & Mary J. Blige in the R&B genre?
R&B2016
Popular artistsJamie Woon, Frank Ocean & Drake
Most listened to songs:Jamie Woon - Sharpness, The Weeknd - I Can't Feel My Face & Miguel - Coffee

Top 10 new R&B albums out now in 2016

Recent R&B albums with reviews, ratings, similar artists, best songs & soundcloud streams.

  1. How To Dress Well` - Care (23-09-2016)
  2. R&B artist How To Dress Well`
    Care - a 23-09-2016 album by How To Dress Well` who also made What Is This Heart?. Music fans who enjoyed Toro Y Moi should check out Care. It is R&B with Electro, Pop, and more influences. The best track on Care is What's Up (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review80%
    Keywordsuplifting • sweet •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length58:41
    Coolest VideoclipLost Youth / Lost You
    LabelDomino
    Official websiteHow To Dress Well`
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  3. dvsn - Sept. 5th (01-04-2016)
  4. R&B artist dvsn
    Sept. 5th - a 01-04-2016 album by dvsn who also made . Music fans who enjoyed The Weeknd should check out Sept. 5th. It is R&B with Electro, Soul, and more influences. The best track on Sept. 5th is (soundcloud below).
    Pitchfork Review8.3%
    Keywordssmooth • slick •
    CountryCanada •
    Length46:40
    Coolest Videoclip
    LabelOVO Sound
    Official websitedvsn
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  5. Blood Orange - Freetown Sound (27-06-2016)
  6. R&B artist Blood Orange
    Freetown Sound - a 27-06-2016 album by Blood Orange who also made Cupid Deluxe. Music fans who enjoyed Solange should check out Freetown Sound. It is R&B with Electronic, Soul, and more influences. The best track on Freetown Sound is E.V.P. (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review8.8%
    Keywordsexperimental • political •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length58:30
    Coolest VideoclipAugustine
    LabelDomino
    Official websiteBlood Orange
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  7. Miguel - Wildheart (01-07-2015)
  8. R&B artist Miguel
    Wildheart - a 01-07-2015 album by Miguel who also made Kaleidoscope Dream . Music fans who enjoyed Frank Ocean should check out Wildheart. It is R&B with Hip Hop, Soul, and more influences. The best track on Wildheart is Waves (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review89%
    Keywordswarm • soulful •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length51:54
    Coolest VideoclipChapter 1: Find What You Love and Let It Kill You
    LabelRCA
    Official websiteMiguel
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  9. The Weeknd - BeBeauty Behind the Madnessauty Behind the Madness (02-09-2015)
  10. R&B artist The Weeknd
    BeBeauty Behind the Madnessauty Behind the Madness - a 02-09-2015 album by The Weeknd who also made House of Balloons. Music fans who enjoyed Drake should check out BeBeauty Behind the Madnessauty Behind the Madness. It is R&B with Pop, and more influences. The best track on BeBeauty Behind the Madnessauty Behind the Madness is The Leak (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review72%
    Keywordspoppy • groovy •
    CountryCanada •
    Length1:04:49
    Coolest VideoclipThe Hills
    LabelRepubic
    Official websiteThe Weeknd
    Listen onAmazon



  11. Petite Noir - La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful (10-09-2015)
  12. R&B artist Petite Noir
    La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful - a 10-09-2015 album by Petite Noir who also made The King of Anxiety . Music fans who enjoyed TV on the Radio should check out La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful. It is R&B with Electronic, Pop, and more influences. The best track on La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful is Down (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review77%
    Keywordsexperimental • eclectic •
    CountrySouth Africa •
    Length47:54
    Coolest VideoclipShadows
    LabelDomino
    Official websitePetite Noir
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  13. Erykah Badu - But You Caint Use My Phone (27-11-2015)
  14. R&B artist Erykah Badu
    But You Caint Use My Phone - a 27-11-2015 album by Erykah Badu who also made Icon. Music fans who enjoyed Missy Eliott should check out But You Caint Use My Phone. It is R&B with Hip Hop, Soul, and more influences. The best track on But You Caint Use My Phone is I'll Call U Back (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review81%
    Keywordslaid back •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length45:51
    Coolest VideoclipHello
    LabelMotown
    Official websiteErykah Badu
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  15. Janet Jackson - Unbreakable (06-10-2015)
  16. R&B artist Janet Jackson
    Unbreakable - a 06-10-2015 album by Janet Jackson who also made Janet. . Music fans who enjoyed Toni Braxton should check out Unbreakable. It is R&B with Electronic, Pop, and more influences. The best track on Unbreakable is Burnitup! (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review80%
    Keywordssoulful • smooth •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length1:04:37
    Coolest VideoclipNo Sleep
    LabelBMG
    Official websiteJanet Jackson
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



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Upcoming new 2016 R&B albums

Best upcoming R&B albums with release dates.

  1. ANTI• by Rihanna
  2. Rihanna is signed with Roc Nation in 2016
    Release Date: 27-01-2016 // Label: Roc Nation
    Previous releases: Good Girl Gone Bad
    Associated genre: R&B Electronic • Pop • .
    Official website


  • TBA• by Frank Ocean
  • Frank Ocean is signed with TBA in 2016
    Release Date: 01-07-2016 // Label: TBA
    Previous releases: Channel ORANGE
    Associated genre: R&B Hip Hop • Pop • .
    Official website


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