The Roots Music Report's
Top R&B Album Chart
for the Year of 2019

 
Album Title Band/Artist Name Label Sub Genre
1We Get byMavis StaplesAntiSoul
2Good ThingLeon BridgesSonySoul
3Talk - SingleKhalidRCASoul
4OxnardAnderson .PaakAftermath EntertainmentSoul
5Work to DoMarc CohnBMGSoul
6Silver & StoneMike FarrisCompassSoul
7CautionMariah CareyEpicSoul
8Whatever It TakesThe James Hunter SixDaptoneSoul
999 Cent DreamsEli "Paperboy" ReedYep RocSoul
10American Love CallDurand Jones & The IndicationsDead OceansSoul
11Live in LondonMavis StaplesAntiSoul
12UnstoppableCandi StatonBeracahSoul
13Play NiceCass ClaytonSelf-ReleaseR&B
14HyperionGesaffelsteinColumbiaSoul
15KIWANUKAMichael KiwanukaInterscopeSoul
16That Magic - SingleIndia.ArieBMGSoul
17KairosNicole BusRoc NationR&B
18Hard Place - SingleH.E.R.RCAR&B
19RougeYunaVerveR&B
20Commitment - SingleMonicaMONDEENISESoul
21Ella MaiElla Mai10 SummersR&B
22ReadyElla Mai10 SummersNeo-Soul
23Full CircleAngie StoneCleopatraSoul
24Sex & CigarettesToni BraxtonDef JamSoul
25Dyna-MiteJon ClearyThirty TigersSoul
26Build (feat. Arin Ray) - SingleJustine SkyeRoc NationSoul
27Shame - SingleMaxwellColumbiaSoul
28Testify - SingleRobin ThickeEmpireSoul
29Greatest Love - SingleCiaraBeauty MarksSoul
30Summertime Magic - SingleChildish GambinoSonySoul
31Sparrow - SingleEmeli SandéVirgin EMISoul
32EX - SingleKiana LedéRepublicSoul
33'Til It's over - SingleAnderson .PaakOBESoul
34Into the Purple ValleyRy CooderRepriseSoul
35Black VelvetCharles BradleyDaptoneR&B
36Jimmy LeeRaphael SaadiqColumbiaSoul
37Focus (DJ Envy Remix) [feat. Chris Brown] - SingleH.E.R.RCAR&B
38CASE STUDY 01Daniel CaesarGolden ChildSoul
39Dose - SingleCiaraBeauty MarksSoul
40Dinah Jane 1Dinah JaneHitcoSoul
41Strength of a WomanMary J. BligeCapitolSoul
42Spirit (From Disney's "The Lion King") - SingleBeyoncéWalt DisneySoul
43Enough - SingleFantasiaBMGR&B
44Play It All DayTerry BlershSelf-ReleaseSoul
45Legacy! Legacy!Jamila WoodsJagjaguwarR&B
46Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night SweatsNathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsBottleneckSoul
47Triggered (freestyle) - SingleJhené AikoDef JamSoul
48One Last Time (44 Remix) - SingleChristopher Jackson, Barack Obama & BeBe WinansHamilton UptownSoul
49Unshaken - SingleD'Angelo And The VanguardRCASoul
50WorthyIndia.ArieBMGSoul
51Decade of a Love KingRaheem DeVaughnBMGNeo-Soul
52FreudianDaniel CaesarGolden ChildSoul
53Get out and Get It - SingleDevon GilfillianCapitolSoul
54Dirty ComputerJanelle MonaeAtlanticSoul
55AthenaSudan ArchivesStones ThrowR&B
56ReflectionsThe TemptationsUMGSoul
57IndigoChris BrownRCASoul
58Ocean (feat. Khalid) - SingleMartin GarrixSonySoul
59Homecoming: the Live AlbumBeyoncéParkwoodSoul
60MasterpeaceJamesDavisMotownNeo-Soul
61Love SignalsFreddie JacksonClimaxSoul
62Soul of a Woman - SingleJohnny GillKavalryR&B
63How Many Ways (feat. K-Ci) - SingleKeith SweatRED MusicSoul
64Brooklyn in the Summer - SingleAloe BlaccXIXSoul
65West Coast GroovesGuthrie GovanSelf-ReleaseSoul
66SamsaraLos CoastNew WestSoul
67AvalancheJulian Taylor BandGypsy SoulSoul
68The Tales People TellKelly FinniganColemineSoul
69Stay GoodBrooklyn Funk EssentialsDoradoSoul
70Me + You - SingleMonicaMonDeeniseSoul
71Another Love Song - SingleNe-YoMotownSoul
72GREY AreaLittle SimzAge 101R&B
73Perfect - SingleJohnny GillKavalryR&B
74Sleep on It - SingleGallantMind Of A GeniusR&B
75South of I-10Sonny LandrethBMGR&B
76Look at My Soul: the Latin Shade of Texas SoulVarious Artists: Look At My Soul: The Latin Shade of Texas SoulNacionalR&B
77An American Troubadour:Songs of Steve ForbertNicki Bluhm & The GramblersBlue RoseR&B
78Over ItSummer WalkerInterscopeSoul
79REAL LIFEEmeli SandéVirginSoul
80I Feel for You (Acoustic Demo) / I Feel for You - SinglePrinceWarner Bros.Soul
81Coming HomeLeon BridgesColumbiaSoul
8221 - SingleH.E.R.MBK Entertainment/RCA RecordsR&B
83Strong Black Woman - SingleChrisette MicheleRichHipster/Four KingsSoul
84Tubman.Avery R. YoungFPER&B
85Got SoulRobert Randolph & The Family BandMasterworksSoul
86I'm Probably Gonna Rock Your World - SingleLogicDef JamSoul
87Steel HeartsSeason AmmonsCobalt BlueR&B
88Neville JacobsNeville JacobsHarmonizedFunk
89The Hits / the B-SidesPrinceUniversalR&B
90Poetry in MotionThe Soul RebelsMack AvenueSoul
91Dear Fats, I Love YouDavell CrawfordSelf-ReleaseSoul
92This is America - SingleChildish GambinoUnknownSoul
93Up All Night - SingleKhalidRCASoul
94Time Machine - SingleAlicia KeysRCASoul
95More in the Morning - SingleAngelica VilaRoc NationR&B
96Man on FireEarl St. ClairDef JamR&B
97S.O.L.A.R.InayahInayahlatorSoul
98Soul Flowers of TitanBarrence Whitfield & the SavagesBloodshotR&B
99Life IIVivian SessomsRopeadopeSoul
100Are You ReadyLeela JamesEntertainment OneSoul
101Blinding Lights - SingleThe WeekndXO RepublicSoul
102Electric CaféEn VogueEn VogueSoul
103Never TwiceNick WaterhouseInnovative LeisureSoul
104Soul Side of TownTower of PowerArtistry MusicR&B
105Love in the WindThe Sha La DasDaptoneSoul
106OriginJordan RakeiNinja TuneR&B
107In the CutJake Najor & the Moment of TruthThe RedwoodsSoul
108How Do You DoMayer HawthorneUniversalSoul
109VenturaAnderson .PaakAftermathR&B
110Call It Home, Vol. 1 & 2The California HoneydropsTubtuneSoul
111Purple HeartLittle QueenieDeevaR&B
112Live at Sun StudioThe Movers & ShakersSelf-ReleaseR&B
113Pieces of MindWrite MindedSelf-ReleaseR&B
114Show Me Love (feat. Miguel) - SingleAlicia KeysRCAR&B
115Death or DevotionThe MotetThe MotetFunk
116Step into ItFunktionSelf-ReleaseFunk
117The Last WordThe O'JaysS-CurveSoul
118OutcastLiz BrasherFat PossumSoul
119TimelessAfter 7eOne MusicR&B
120A Song for PaulGhost Funk OrchestraKarina ChiefR&B
121MalibuAnderson .PaakSteel WoolSoul
122Deadwood - SingleToni BraxtonDef JamSoul
123Pot SaladDas Funk HausCortez HeightsFunk
124The Right TimeUral Thomas & the PainTender Loving EmpireSoul
125Night Time PeopleThe BamboosBMGR&B
126Made in PiecesPieces of a ManTru ThoughtsR&B
127El Passo - SingleCameoRiskTakkersFunk
128Queen NaijaQueen NaijaCapitolR&B
129Shea Butter BabyAri LennoxDreamsvilleNeo-Soul
130When I'm Gone - SingleBrian McKnightSonoR&B
131What if All I Was Was BlackMavis StaplesAntiSoul
132Dance with YouChris JasperGold CityR&B
133All or NothingCalvin RichardsonShanachieR&B
134Hey Brother (Do Unto Others) / Soul Fugue - SingleThe Family DaptoneDaptoneSoul
135The Carnival is Back in TownBrock ZemanSelf-ReleaseSoul
136Everything HereThe SuffersShanachieSoul
137The Lion King: the GiftBeyoncéSonyR&B
138The Mike Duke Project... Took a WhileMike DukeLittle Village FoundationSoul
139Black Love & WarG&DSomeothashipSoul
140Stax '68: a Memphis StoryVarious Artists: Stax '68: A Memphis StoryCraft RecordingsR&B
141Green BalloonTank and the BangasVerveR&B
142Stronger (feat. D-Train) - SingleCool MillionSelf-ReleaseNeo-Soul
143How Do You Like It?Brandi & the AlexandersRed ParlorNeo-Soul
144Love by Design - SingleGlenn Jones and Regina BelleTalent RoomR&B
145Travelogue - Blues Traveler ClassicsBlues TravelerA&M/UMER&B
146Til I Found You (feat. Ann Nesby, "Big Jim" Wright & Lauren Evans) - SingleJam & LewisPerspectiveNeo-Soul
147Mirage a Trois - SingleDragondeerColor RedFunk
148Aretha Franklin : Do Right WomanAretha FranklinWarner Music Group - X5 Music GroupR&B
149One LoveCornell C.C. CarterCDCR&B
150Small ChangeTom WaitsAsylumR&B
151SeedsLasperanzaDomeNeo-Soul
152Heroes & GodsRahsaan PattersonShanachieNeo-Soul
153I Used to Know Her: Part 2H.E.R.RCAR&B
154Hello HappinessChaka KhanUniversalR&B
155Can't Keep Runnin' - SingleGuordan BanksBank On ItR&B
156World Wide FunkBootsy CollinsMascotFunk
157SceneryEmily KingATOSoul
158Tonight (feat. Slim & Mike) - Single112GSBIIEntertainmentR&B
159Just Right - SingleRaheem DeVaughnSoNoNeo-Soul
160Best is Yet to ComeTony MomrelleVibe45R&B
161Leave It in - SingleEric RobersonBlue Erro SoulNeo-Soul
162Summer with FriendsDaniLeighDef JamSoul
163Getaway (feat. N'Dea Davenport) - SingleThe Brand New HeaviesAcid JazzNeo-Soul
164Amazing Grace: the Complete RecordingsAretha FranklinRhinoSoul
165U R the One - SingleHoward HewettLakiva MusicR&B
166Soul JamKinsman Dazz Band AllstarsECMDR&B
167Truth Gon' Set You FreeThe Undisputed TruthEarvisionsR&B
168Remember U - SingleMelanie FionaTitle 9 ProductionsSoul
169Hearts Ain't Gonna Lie - SingleArlissaPositivaSoul
170Like Sugar - SingleChaka KhanUniversal IslandR&B
171A Change is Gonna ComeLeela JamesWarner BrosSoul
172Upside - SingleJudith HillSelf-ReleaseSoul
173Thriving (feat. Nas) - SingleMary J. BligeRepublicR&B
174The Best of Booker T. & the MGs (Remastered)Booker T. & The M.G.'sFantasyR&B
175Sugar's SuiteSugar Pie DeSantoJasmanR&B
176On TourThe Young Ones of GuyanaBBE MusicR&B
177"Awaken, My Love!"Childish GambinoGlassnoteSoul
178NylaMarsha AmbrosiouseOne MusicR&B
179Better with TimePersonal TouchSelf-ReleaseSoul
180TotemThe MotetSelf-ReleaseFunk
181Stupid Happy - SingleABISelf-ReleaseSoul
182Loving U Blind - SingleElle VarnereOne MusicSoul
183Breaking DawnCee BooSelf-ReleaseR&B
184Guitar GumboTom PrincipatoPowerhouseR&B
185The Way We AreBashiri AsadSelf-ReleaseNeo-Soul
186Freedom (feat. Iyanla Vanzant) - SingleRegina BelleTashi-III EntertainmentR&B
187Nina Simone & Lauryn Hill - the Miseducation of Eunice WaymonAmerigo GazawaySelf-ReleaseR&B
188Tropical Twisted - Litergie De L'espaceBeXTropical TwistedR&B
189Otis Redding - the Ultimate Legends SeriesOtis ReddingUnknownSoul
190Ready to LoveThe BonFyreHitcoNeo-Soul
191Higher!Sly & The Family StoneSonyFunk
192Be My LoveDJ KTurè (feat. Aleecya Foreman)Salon of Soulful House MusicNeo-Soul
193You Are Not AloneMaysaBlue Velvet Soul RecordsNeo-Soul
194Passion Like FireTamiaeOne MusicR&B
195Swept UpThe American Symphony of SoulThe American Symphony of SoulNeo-Soul
196Let's Get It onMarvin GayeUMGR&B
197Live from Austin, TxDelbert McClinton & Self-Made MenNew WestR&B
198SpyboyCha WaUPT MusicSoul
199So Much Life - SingleReady for the WorldReady For The World MusicSoul
200Sunrise SunsetJ. BrownMoCha MusicNeo-Soul
201Playing for KeepsKeith SweatRED MusicR&B
202ApolloSt. Paul & The Broken BonesRECORDS, LLCSoul
2037"The True LovesColemineFunk
2047"Sono RhizmoResenseFunk
205GoldOhio PlayersMercuryR&B
206Queen of Soul-Atlantic RecordAretha FranklinWarner MusicSoul
207Lift Your SpiritAloe BlaccInterscope RecordsSoul
208Soul of a WomanShay DeniseSoulMopSoul
209Tha Third ITha Third ISelf-ReleaseR&B
210NervousJonah YanoInnovative LeisureR&B
211The Essential Sly & the Family StoneSly & The Family StoneSonyFunk
212Dance to the MusicSly & The Family StoneOne MediaFunk
2137"SoulbrigadaResenseFunk
2147"The Soul SurfersUbiquity RecordsFunk
215Third Wall ChroniclesThe Pimps Of JoytimeSugar RoadFunk
216100 Days, 100 NightsSharon Jones & The Dap-KingsDaptoneSoul
217Mister Nice GuyEric RobersonEntertainment OneNeo-Soul
218Don't Give Up on LoveDon BryantFat PossumSoul
219Wide Nose Full LipsSuChArc SaiSoul
220DreamAngie StoneShanachie EntertaimentSoul
221Green OnionsBooker T. & The M.G.'sWarnerR&B
222Hello Like Before: the Songs of Bill WithersAnthony DavidShanachieR&B
223Smile (Living My Best Life) [feat. Snoop Dogg & Ball Greezy] - SingleLil DuvalRich Broke Entertainment, LLC / EMPIREDisco
224GoldJames BrownUniversal MusicR&B
225The 50 Greatest SongsJames BrownUniversal MusicR&B
226On the Soul Side of Town - SingleTower of PowerArtistry MusicR&B
2277"Los Sobrinos del JuezMatasuna Rec.Funk
228A Strange ArrangementMayer HawthorneStones ThrowR&B
229A River's InvitationThe California HoneydropsSelf-ReleaseSoul
230Get It Ready (feat. Gerald Alston) - SingleThe ManhattansLove Song Touring CoR&B
231Love Me Right - SingleAmber MarkUniversalR&B
232Little Boys with Shiny Toys - SingleSharon Jones & The Dap-KingsDaptone RecordsR&B
233I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (Mono)Aretha FranklinRCASoul
234H.E.R.H.E.R.RCAR&B
235Worth It AllJeffrey OsborneArtistry MusicR&B
236LEFTEric RobersonBlue Erro SoulNeo-Soul
237Doug's Disco Brain (Expanded Edition)Doug WillisZR&B
238Golden DaysMamas GunUbiquityR&B
239SpaceVerseWordburglarSelf-ReleaseR&B
240Stand UpRoxy & the Underground Soul SoundSelf-ReleaseFunk
241Can I Tell You Something?Mo MoshiriURBNETR&B
242Natural WonderStevie WonderUniversal MusicR&B
243Painted ImageLiz BrasherFat PossumSoul
244Greatest HitsSly & The Family StoneEpicFunk
245Do It NowJosh Hoyer and Soul ColossalSilver StreetR&B
246Are You ReadyLeela James/The Truth BandeOne MusicFunk
2477"The BombillasF spotFunk
248Morning in AmericaDurand Jones & The IndicationsDead OceansSoul
249Starts AgainTawiahFirst WordSoul
250Wake Up!John LegendColumbiaSoul
251Take Me ApartKelelaWarpSoul
252I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love YouAretha FranklinAtlanticSoul
253What Have You Done, My Brother?Naomi Shelton & The Gospel QueensDaptoneSoul
254Broken PeopleMuddy MagnoliasThird GenerationSoul
255Every Great Motown Hit of Marvin GayeMarvin GayeMotown (Capitol)Motown
256FireEuforquestraEuforquestraFunk
257The Art of Love & WarAngie StoneStaxSoul
258Acoustic SoulIndia.ArieUMGSoul
259Something to LoveL.T.D.Back Lot MusicR&B
260Legenden Des Soul - Otis ReddingOtis ReddingUniversal Music GmbHR&B
261Slow DownUral Thomas & the PainTender Loving EmpireR&B
262S.O.S. Summer of Soul - Beach Party ForeverThe TemptationsApolloMotown
263The Motown Story: the SixtiesThe TemptationsUniversal MusicMotown
2647"Gillespie & Co.FNRFunk
2657"Master ForceBackatchaFunk
266Loving U BlindElle VarnereOne MusicSoul
267Confident (feat. the MB's) - SingleCliff BeachCalifornia Soul MusicSoul
268WindEric RobersonBlue Erro SoulR&B
269Red Wine - SingleÄdiana RossSelf-ReleaseNeo-Soul
270Side PonyLake Street DiveNonesuchR&B
271Very Best of Marvin GayeMarvin GayeMotownMotown
27288 Elmira St.Danny GattonElektraR&B
273VoodooD'Angelo And The VanguardVirgin UsSoul
274I Can't Stand the RainAnn PeeblesFat PossumR&B
275Out of the BlueWillie HightowerAceSoul
276In the GrooveMarvin GayeMotownMotown
277Summer Sounds from the Lab 2016, Let Me in - SingleKyle HollingsworthSci Fidelity RecordsFunk
2787"The Poets Of RhythmEverspi;R&B
279Jay Airiness / Venice Beach Split 7"Jay Airiness45 LovesFunk
2807"Elite BeatResearch RecordsFunk
2817"Social LoversNew Directions in FunkFunk
2827"Format-440Outrun RecordsFunk
2837"The OlympiansDaptone RecordsFunk
2847"The Truckin' CompanyDaje Funk RecordsFunk
285BeyondLeon BridgesColumbiaR&B
286The London ConcertProfessor LonghairJsp RecordsR&B
287Because You - SingleJoyce IrbyAtlantaR&B
288Say So (feat. JoJo) - SinglePJ MortonMortonNeo-Soul
289The Hiccup - SingleRobert ParkerTuff CityR&B
290Bad Education - Vol 1Bobby OrozaDaptone RecordsFunk
291We BelongLilli LewisSelf-ReleaseR&B
292Kind ReminderPróxima ParadaAntifagile MusicR&B
293City for SaleVon PeaHIPNOTTR&B
294It Gets BetterRyan ShawDynotoneSoul
295Amazing Grace: the Complete Recordings (Live)Aretha FranklinRhino AtlanticSoul
296Home (The Dockside Sessions)Marc BroussardG-Man TouringSoul
297The Queen of SoulAretha FranklinRhinoSoul
298EarthEric RobersonBlue Erro SoulR&B
299Dr. John's GumboDr. JohnAtcoR&B
300Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings SoulOtis ReddingAtcoSoul
 

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