Top Ten Most Underrated Male R&B Singers

The Top Ten Most Underrated Male R&B Singers

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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.
Johnny Gill Johnny Gill started out as a solo artist in the 1980s, releasing two albums that didn't garner much attention. It was not until later, when Gill became a member of the r&b/pop group New Edition, that people started to take notice of his music and his talent. He went on to release his most successful ...read more.
Will Downing Wilfred "Will" Downing is an American singer and songwriter. He is married to singer Audrey Wheeler, who was a member of the R&B group Unlimited Touch.
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.
Kem
Eric Benet Eric Benét Jordan, known professionally as Eric Benét, is an American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter and actor, who has received a total of four Grammy nominations to date for his musical work.
Kenny Lattimore
James Ingram
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.

The Contenders

Babyface
Carl Thomas
Tank
Tevin Campbell

Heavy emotion drives a compellingly different sounding voice. I always stop to listen to I’m Ready and Can We Talk

Aaron Hall
Glenn Jones
Bobby Brown Robert Barisford Brown is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor and rapper. Brown started his career in the R&B and pop group New Edition, from its inception in 1978 until his exit from the group in 1985.
Jesse Powell
Musiq Soulchild Taalib Johnson, professionally known as Musiq Soulchild or Musiq is an American singer and songwriter whose style blends R&B, funk, blues, jazz, gospel influences fused with hip hop.
Mario Vazquez
Raheem DeVaughn
Tyrese Tyrese Darnell Gibson, also known mononymously as Tyrese, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, author, television producer, former fashion model and MTV VJ.
Freddie Jackson
Billy Paul
Avant
Bobby V
Pleasure P Marcus Ramone Cooper, better known by his stage name Pleasure P, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, who experienced success as a member of the group Pretty Ricky before embarking on a solo career in 2007. His debut album The Introduction of Marcus Cooper was released on June 2009. On October, 2014, ...read more.
J. Holiday Nahum Thorton Grymes, better known by his stage name J. Holiday, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and actor.
Bobby Valentino
Mario
Mario Winans
Christopher Williams
Keith Sweat Keith Douglas Sweat is an American R&B and soul, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, radio personality, and an innovator of new jack swing.
Jon B.
Maxwell Gerald Maxwell Rivera,, better known by his stage names Maxwell and Musze, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor.
Donell Jones
Marques Houston
Sammie
Elliott Yamin Efraym Elliott Yamin is an American singer known for his hit single "Wait for You" and for placing third on the fifth season of American Idol.
Jeffrey Osborne Jeffrey Linton Osborne is an American musician, singer-songwriter, lyricist, and lead singer of the band LTD.
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.
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