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

Its a joke that he isn't first.

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

TP2 is a classic - DaWyteNight

2 Joe

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

3 Brian McKnight Brian McKnight Brian McKnight, born June 5, 1969, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet. He is one of the very few leggiero tenors in ...read more.

He makes beautiful songs.

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

No better singer than him - DaWyteNight

4 Dave Hollister Dave Hollister David "Dave" Hollister is an American R&B singer who found fame during the 1990s as one quarter of the R&B quartet Blackstreet, before going on to a have a successful solo career.

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 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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6 The Weeknd The Weeknd Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
7 Jay Sean Jay Sean Jay Sean is a British singer and songwriter. He debuted in the UK's Asian Underground scene as a member of the Rishi Rich Project with "Dance with You", which reached No.

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.

Best songs I have ever heard...
Great voice and beats

8 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.

Usher is #1 forever

9 Raheem DeVaughn
10 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop singer . Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.

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11 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.
12 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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13 Khalid
14 Akon Akon Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, is an American-Senegalese singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor.
15 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

16 Tory Lanez
17 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.

18 Bryson Tiller Bryson Tiller Bryson Djuan Tiller, is an American singer, songwriter and rapper. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he started his career in 2011, releasing the debut mixtape titled Killer Instinct Vol.1. Tiller initially gained notable recognition following the release of his debut single, "Don't", which peaked at number ...read more.
19 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.
20 Jaheim Jaheim Jaheim Hoagland, born May 26, 1978, is an American R&B singer and former rapper. He was signed by Naughty by Nature's Kaygee to Divine Mill Records in 2000, and released his debut album Ghetto Love in 2001. His second effort, Still Ghetto (2002), contains the hit "Put That Woman First" (2003), both ...read more.
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