If you didn’t know already, R&B is short for Rhythm & Blues. It’s a type of music genre that combines Jazz, blues and pop music in one single style. It has further led to the development of other sub-categories of R&B such as rock and roll, electric blues and soul. Here is a list of the top 20 R&B artists to look out for in 2019:

1. Bruno Mars

Joining the list of top R&B artists is Bruno Mars, an American singer and songwriter who has given best-selling tracks such as ‘24K Magic’ and ‘Uptown Funk.’ Mars moved to LA in order to purse his passion for music back in 2003. He rose to fame in 2010, after 7 years of trying hard to make a name for himself in the music industry. He has secured 11 Grammys, 3 Brits and 3 Guinness World Records to date.You can download his songs by using this YouTube to MP3 converter.


2. Janice C

Janice is definitely an R&B/soul artist that other singers must watch out for since she is here to conquer and stay. She has produced albums such as ‘For You,’ ‘It’s Your Body’ and ‘Expressions’ and has made quite a name for herself. And she is out for more! Her most popular tracks comprise of ‘Never Been Before’ and ‘Sweet Like Candy.’


3. J. Cole

Here’s another famous name in the top R&B artists list. J. Cole is an American singer, rapper and record producer. Born in Germany, this legendary singer began his rapping career in 2007 when he released his debut mix tape ‘The Come Up.’ He has given the music industry best-selling albums such as ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ and ‘Cole World.’

4. Sabrina Claudio

Before beginning her music career with a debut album, this American singer and songwriter released a few songs on SoundCloud. Her best-selling single ‘Unravel Me’ ranked at number 22 in the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists. Her mix tape ranked at number 13 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart in 2017, and it is titled ‘About Time.’

5. DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled is an American DJ, record producer and label executive. His debut album surfaced in 2006 that was later followed by another album and then another in the following 2 years. In 2010, he released another one and the trend continued till 2013 with an album each year! He has and continues to deliver the best R&B/hip-hop music to the world.


6. JGrrey

JGrrey is an emerging R&B musician from Britain who has given the music industry lyrical treats such as ‘Don’t Fade’ and ‘Ready to Die.’ There is something unique about her voice that has got the world captivated to her melodies and songs. She has remained an online sensation and her latest singles have brought quite some competition in the R&B music industry.Use the YouTube to MP3 tool to download her songs from YouTube.

7. Gucci Mane

Here’s another one of the most popular names in the R&B/hip-hop music genres on this top R7B artists list. As an American singer and rapper, Mane has released 12 studio albums and more than 70 mix tapes. He also worked with other popular names in the music industry from the likes of Lil Wayne, Selena Gomez and Marilyn Manson. His latest album is titled ‘Human Glacier.’


8. Aaron Taylor

A London-based emerging R&B/soul musician, Aaron Taylor has released albums such as ‘The Long Way Home,’ ‘Still Life’ and ‘Better Days.’ He has also been involved in producing some of his popular songs, including ‘Blue’ and ‘Lesson Learnt.’

9. SZA

SZA is an abbreviation of the singer’s full name, Solana Imani Rowe. She released her first debut EP ‘See.SZA.Run’ in 2012. Her debut studio album came much later in 2017 and was titled ‘Ctrl’. She has given the R&B/hip-hop industry best-selling tracks like ‘Love Galore’ and ‘Doves in the Wind.’

10. Kendrick Lamar

Lamar is another famous songwriter and rapper and one of the top male R&B artists applauded globally. He began his singing career in his teenage years with the stage name K-Dot. Some of his popular songs comprise of ‘Humble,’ All the Stars’ and ‘I.’

11. Drake

Drake is a famous Canadian singer, rapper and songwriter who appeared as an actor on the TV series ‘Degrassi.’ His debut album was released in 2010, which ranked number 1 on the US Billboard 200. Moreover, Drake has given the hip-hop world best-selling albums like ‘Take Care’ and ‘Views.’ He tops the best-selling music artist list with 10 million albums and 86 million singles global sales.

12. Cardi B

Another popular name in the music industry is Cardi B, who is one of the top female R&B artists. She is an American rapper and has been part of the US Billboard Hot 100 and 200 charts with commendable singles such as ‘Bodak Yellow’ and ‘I Like It.’

13. Beyoncé

Beyoncé is definitely one of the best female singers alive. She has been in the music industry since 1997 and has kept the world glued to her music, acing both R&B and pop genres. Some of her major contributions to hip-hop consist of albums such as ‘B’Day’ and ‘Irreplaceable’ featuring singles like ‘Beautiful Liar’ and ‘Déjà Vu.’


14. 2 Chainz

2 Chainz is an American rapper and one of the top male R&B artists to date. His three singles charted in the top 50 of the Billboard Hot 100 in 2012, and he received Gold certification by the RIAA in the same year.

15. Rihanna

Rihanna has been and continues to be an inspiration for young and talented singers in the industry. The Barbadian-born singer, actress, and businesswoman has been a popular name in the R&B and hip-hop industry. She has given the audience the greatest singles of all times such as ‘Umbrella,’ Diamonds’ and ‘The Monster.’

Other R&B Artists

Here are a few other popular names in the music industry that have taken R&B/hip-hop genre to a whole new level:

16.   Usher

17.   Janet Jackson

18.   Nicki Minaj

19.   Childish Gambino

20.   The Weeknd

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