Contemporary R&B Singers

The music genre which combines R&B with elements of hip hop, pop, funk, electronic music, and soul is known as Contemporary R&B or simply R&B. Contemporary R&B features pitch corrected vocals and drum machine-backed rhythms. Combining R&B rhythms with pop and hip hop elements is a recent trend in Contemporary R&B music. Here is a list of some of the most famous Contemporary R&B singers.
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 1 H.E.R.

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

R&B singer Gabriella “Gabi” Wilson, better known to her fans as H.E.R., had initially released a few works under her real name. However, she gained fame only after the release of her first EP, H.E.R. Volume 1, in 2016. The two-time Grammy-winner performed at the 2020 Primetime Emmy Award ceremony.

 2 RM

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean

 3 Nick Carter

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Nick Carter is an American singer, musician, and actor. Best known for his association with the popular vocal group the Backstreet Boys, Carter achieved popularity as a teen idol throughout the mid and late-1990s. Also known for his charity work, Nick Carter has been playing an important role in raising awareness about the environment and its oceans.

 4 IU

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: South Korean
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 5 Teyana Taylor

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

R&B and hip-hop singer Teyana Taylor gained fame with MTV's My Super Sweet 16. She signed with Kanye West’s label and also appeared on the reality show Teyana and Iman, with her husband, NBA player Iman Shumpert. In December 2020, she announced her retirement from music through Instagram.

 6 Paloma Faith

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
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 7 CeeLo Green

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
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 8 Berry Gordy

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Famous As: Record Executive
Birthdate: November 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
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 9 Miguel

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 10 Sheridan Smith

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 11 Rina Sawayama

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Japanese

 12 Thundercat

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 13 Cynthia Erivo

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 14 James Arthur

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British

James Arthur is an English singer-songwriter who achieved popularity after winning the popular British reality TV music competition The X Factor in 2012. Apart from debuting at the top position on the UK Singles Chart, his debut single also went on to sell more than 2.5 million copies, making it the most successful single in the history of the show.

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 15 Victor Willis

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 16 Victoria Monet

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 1, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 17 Cissy Houston

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Famous As: Gospel Singers
Birthdate: September 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 18 Tulisa Contostavlos

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
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 19 Bobby Womack

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 27, 2014

 20 Bootsy Collins

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
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 21 Macy Gray

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 22 Tiffany Hwang

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American, South Korean

 23 Louise Nurding

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 24 Gloria Jones

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: June 9, 2006
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 25 Michel'le

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: December 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 26 LeToya Luckett

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
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 27 Jazmine Sullivan

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 28 Jon Bellion

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 29 Eumir Deodato

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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: June 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Brazilian

 30 Marvin Humes

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British

 31 Leah LaBelle

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: January 31, 2018

 32 Jody Watley

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 33 Jason Weaver

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 34 Emeli Sandé

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British

 35 Rhiannon Giddens

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 36 El DeBarge

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 37 Jacob Anderson

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

 38 Luke James

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 39 Kevin Abstract

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 40 Duncan James

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 41 Eun Ji-won

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: South Korean

 42 Molly Sandén

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swedish

 43 Diamond White

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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: January 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 44 Heather Headley

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Trinidadian, American

 45 Heidi Range

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

 46 Ella Eyre

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 47 Tisha Campbell-Martin

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 48 Taio Cruz

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 49 Cindy Herron

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 50 Betty Wright

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
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