Famous Rhythm & Blues Singers - List of Famous Rhythm & Blues Singers

An R&B singer may refer to a particular type of singer who is involved in the generation of production a particular style of music that is a blend of both jazz music and blues and this genre of music is characterized by strong back beats. Usually abbreviated R&B, Rhythm and blues music has been constantly seen a lot of various from the time of its existence, be it the development of rock’n’ roll, a genre of music that took birth from R&B.R&B is typically a genre of music mainly performed by African-Americans and this type of music originated during the 1940’s. with the migration of a larger number of African-American to urban communities in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Detroit, there emerged a new market for jazz and blues music. Initially, the term R&B was used by recording labels and companies in order to describe urban African-American music that had elements of jazz, repeated variations and also exhibited the feature of instrumental phrases. Explore more fascinating facts about some of the most popular and famous R&B artist who have made a great impact in the field of music. Continue to read some detailed biographies of R&B artist that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

The Most Famous Rhythm & Blues Singers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
SZANovember 8, 1990AmericanSZA is an American singer-songwriter known for her debut studio album ‘Ctrl.’
Brandon ArreagaDecember 14, 1999AmericanBrandon Arreaga is a singer, dancer, choreographer, and social media personality
Bill WithersJuly 4, 1938AmericanBill Withers is an American singer-songwriter and musician
Justin BieberMarch 1, 1994CanadianJustin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter who was taken the music world by storm
Toni RomitiMarch 24, 1995AmericanToni Romiti is an American singer known for her single ‘Nothin on Me’
Ella MaiNovember 3, 1994BritishElla Mai is a British singer and songwriter
Dua LipaAugust 22, 1995BritishDua Lipa is an English singer, songwriter, and former model
Jhené AikoMarch 16, 1988AmericanJhene Aiko is an American R&B singer, songwriter and instrumentalist
Trippie ReddJune 18, 1999AmericanTrippie Redd, born Michael Lamar White IV, is an American rapper and singer
Lucki StarrJanuary 27, 1998AmericanLucki Starr is an American singer and songwriter

Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross was an American singer-songwriter as well as record producer

AmericanApril 20, 1951131 views

Nina Simone

Nina Simone was one of the most iconic American musical icons of the 20th century

AmericanFebruary 21, 1933215 views

Usher

Usher Raymond IV is a popular American singer and songwriter

AmericanOctober 14, 1978159 views

Ashanti

Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, and actress

AmericanOctober 13, 1980190 views

Mary J. Blige

Mary Jane Blige is a prolific American musician, singer-songwriter, actress, and model

AmericanJanuary 11, 1971131 views

Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer

AmericanJune 3, 1942222 views

Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Jr

AmericanFebruary 19, 1940111 views

Brandy Norwood

Brandy Norwood is an American R&B singer-songwriter, actress and record producer

AmericanFebruary 11, 1979140 views

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson is an American entertainer best known as the Queen of Pop and R&B

AmericanMay 16, 1966161 views

George Michael

George Michael was an English singer, songwriter, and record producer

BritishJune 25, 1963133 views