Top Ten R&B Artists of the 2000s

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

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21 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 more.
22 Sean Kingston Sean Kingston Kisean Anderson, known professionally as Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer whose first album, Sean Kingston, was released in 2007.

I love his mix of r&b with reggae

23 Marques Houston

Come on, have you heard Marques Houston? He is a great r&b singer who deserves more attention and he is better than the Chris Brown's of the world. - DaWyteNight

24 J. Holiday

J. Holiday, what can't be said about this man. He's underrated and slept on as hell, so sweet, so soulful! His music and voice put you in a good mood. - DaWyteNight

25 Tank Tank Durrell Babbs, born January 1, 1976, is an American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer. He was also part of the short-lived group TGT along with singers Tyrese and Ginuwine. He is most known for his song Please Don't Go and his 2007 album Sex, Love & Pain. He is well known for his sad piano ballads more.
26 Will Downing Will Downing
27 Lyfe Jennings
28 Brandy Brandy
29 Ledisi Ledisi

Ledisi needs to be In the top 10 or even in the top 5!
She is heavily slept on, wake up world! '
This lady Holds 7 Albums. which have brought 9 Grammy Nominations, 4 NAACP Nominations and other countless BET and Soul Train Nominations as well.
She has been to the whitehouse more that most of our most famous starts!
Ledisi Is the real deal. Having also headlined the essence Festival twice!
Ledisi is also named Princess of Neo Soul. Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle Bow down to Ledisi.

30 Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.

His songs are amazing and his voice is great and he has a very bright future.

Really he's not a 2000's artist. - DaWyteNight

31 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1970, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry, with 18 number 1 records to her name. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and music videos, and is "well known" for her over-the-top sexy more.

She is the BREAST r&b singer!

Well she was only actually good during the 90's. - DaWyteNight

She can hold the longest notes.

32 Frank Ocean Frank Ocean
33 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 more.
34 Keyshia Cole Keyshia Cole Keyshia Cole is an r&b diva who was popular in the mid 2000's with songs like "Love", "Heaven Sent", "I Remember" and "Let It Go." Keyshia's r&b is known for it's 'hood' edge to it, and a lot of this is due to one of her biggest inspirations being Tupac Shacur.

Shes a great r&b singer and her voice has improved with age. And don't forget she fine! - DaWyteNight

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37 Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American singer, actress and spokesperson. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, coming in seventh place.

She is a great r&b singer who makes beyonce look basic and irrelevant. I don't see what we need that overrated woman for anyway when we have much better singers like Jennifer Hudson! - DaWyteNight

38 Charlie Wilson Charlie Wilson Charles Kent "Charlie" Wilson, also known as Uncle Charlie, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, producer and the former lead vocalist for The Gap Band.
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40 John Legend John Legend John Roger Stephens, better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor.
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