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R&B Album Release Dates: August 2015

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August looks like it will be an exciting month for R&B lovers. Artists such as Teedra Moses and Jordin Sparks will be releasing their respective comeback album. Cognac & Conversation is Moses’ […]

5 Reasons We Love Janet Jackson

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Having stepped out of the spotlight a few years ago, it was unclear if we’d ever get another album from Janet Jackson. She certainly has enough success to make for […]

Mary J. Bliges’ Most Uplifting Songs

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Mary J. Blige has recorded 13 studio albums in her two decade career. With every song recorded, the Yonkers native displayed a transparent spirit and opened up about her love […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Kenny Lattimore – ‘Anatomy of a Love Song’

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To get an idea of the mindset that must have driven Kenny Lattimore as he crafted his new album, Anatomy of a Love Song, the track “Built to Last” is […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Case – ‘Heaven’s Door’

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“Timeless” is the appropriately named opening track on Case’s solid new album, Heaven’s Door, a 13-song set that proves the veteran R&B singer’s staying power. But despite his longevity, the […]

R&B Albums That Turn Ten This Year

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Where were you in life ten years ago in 2005? R&B music was still thriving in the mainstream world. Artists like Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige and Mario were dominating […]

R&B Albums To Be Released In March 2015

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Who’s excited for new music? The soundtrack for season one of Empire will arrive on Tuesday, March 10. The hit show’s soundtrack features new music from Estelle, Jennifer Hudson, Mary […]

R&B Albums To Be Released In February 2015

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After several great R&B releases last month, the month of February looks even more promising. R&B veterans Tank and Sisqo will release new music on the same day. The latter […]

Rated RnB’s Editorial Team Predicts 2015 Grammy Winners

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It’s that time again! On Sunday night, artists of all genres come together to celebrate the biggest night in music — The Grammys. Many artists work long and hard to […]

GRAMMY HISTORY: Natalie Cole First R&B Artist To Win Best New Artist

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As the 2015 GRAMMY Awards approaches, we conclude our fact rundown with Natalie Cole and the Best New Artist category. Similar to the gramophone for Album of the Year, Best […]