Top Ten R&B Artists of the 2000s

Who do you think the best r&b artist of recent times are.

The Top Ten

1 R Kelly

He makes great songs and has a unique legendary voice

One of the best r&b artists of all time isn't first and is under bruno mars the mainstream pop artist, trey songz who is good but not better, craig David who isn't as legendary as r kelly and jay sean the pretentious mainstream artist. Smh

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2 Joe

He's underrated and better than R. Kelly - DaWyteNight

3 Brian McKnight Brian McKnight

The real king of r&b, not the self-proclaimed king R. Kelly who sold out to the rap game. - DaWyteNight

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4 Dave Hollister

Criminally underrated. One of the best voices of all time and he actually puts meaining into almost all of his songs unlike some people on here...not saying any names Robert, Raymond, Chris, Trey! - DaWyteNight

5 Raheem DeVaughn
6 Craig David

One of the best voices ever and makes really nice songs

Amazing blues... Love his voice... ! 1

Hell naw he shouldn't be on this list

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7 Usher Usher Usher Terry Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. Born in Dallas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee was where he lived until moving to Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 12 where his mother put him in local singing competitions all over the city.
8 Jay Sean

wow after seeing him on top of the list I listened to his songs he really is the best.

He has made a lot of amazing songs upbeat and slow he really is amazing.

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9 Nicole Scherzinger Nicole Scherzinger Nicole Scherzinger, born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente on June 29, 1978, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality . She first rose to fame as the lead singer of the pop/r&b group The Pussycat Dolls. In fact, Nicole was pretty much the only girl in the group ...read more.

Great voice plus she is smokin' hot! - DaWyteNight

10 Akon Akon Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor.

The Contenders

11 Trey Songz Trey Songz

Been selling more albums then most rnb singers he's had two number 1 albums in his latest releases

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12 Ne-Yo Ne-Yo Shaffer Chimere Smith, better known by his stage name Ne-Yo, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor.

A great music writer and makes some good songs and writes great songs for other artists.

13 T-Pain T-Pain Faheem Rashad Najm, better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American recording artist and music producer from Tallahassee, Florida.
14 Mary J Blige

A great female singer who brings out fresh music and the queen of r&b.

15 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. Michael Jackson was a singer, songwriter, producer, choreographer, entertainer and humanitarian. He donated (at least) a remarkable 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King ...read more.

He is the best pop singer and he makes great r&b songs as well.

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17 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

Hey guys, be serious Adele deserves to to be in the top three. - KITLAJR

18 Beyonce Beyonce Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.
19 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She won 5 Grammys, got her documentary movie "Glitter" and also one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry. ...read more. V 2 Comments
20 Chris Brown Chris Brown Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age. He is most well known for his physical assault towards the singer Rihanna in ...read more.
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