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


-+*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


-+*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


-+*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


-+*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


-+*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


-+*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 […]

GRAMMYS: Mary J. Blige Only Artist To Win Awards In Four Genres


-+*As the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards approaches, we continue our GRAMMY fact rundown with Mary J. Blige. Throughout her two-decade career, Blige has won nine gramophones out of her 31 […]

GRAMMYS: Stevie Wonder Is The Most Awarded R&B Artist In ‘Album Of The Year’ Category


-+*After schooling readers on GRAMMY facts surrounding the Best R&B Song and Best R&B Album categories, we direct our focus to Album of the Year, one of four general field […]

Toni Braxton, Babyface Make GRAMMY History, First Duo Nominated For ‘Best R&B Album’


-+*Last week, we began our R&B GRAMMY fact rundown with Jhené Aiko and the Best R&B Song category. We continue educating our readers about the GRAMMYs and the interesting facts […]