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Genre: neo r&b

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Neo R&B is a contemporary subgenre of R&B that blends elements of jazz, soul, and hip-hop. It features smooth, soulful vocals over electronic beats and often incorporates live instrumentation. The genre is known for its emphasis on musicality and experimentation, with artists pushing the boundaries of traditional R&B sound.

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Parent Genre: R&B

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Instruments used

Piano, Drum Kit, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Horn Section, Keyboard/Piano, Synthesizer, Organ, Saxophone, Trumpet, Double Bass, Trombone, Clarinet

Releases by year

Here you can see the popularity of Neo R&b genre over time. This graph shows albums and singles releases count by year and decade.

1990s 8
1991 3
1994 2
1997 3
2000s 149
2000 2
2003 7
2004 34
2005 22
2006 16
2007 18
2008 27
2009 23
2010s 1453
2010 37
2011 19
2012 47
2013 90
2014 221
2015 159
2016 206
2017 260
2018 212
2019 202
2020s 1098
2020 229
2021 213
2022 274
2023 309
2024 73
2708 releases

Popular neo r&b Songs


Top New neo r&b Songs of 2024


Most popular neo r&b albums

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The Rebirth Of Marvin
2023
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Abominable (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2019
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Gumbo
2017
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Manj
2013
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Sweet Side
2021
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Origin (Deluxe Edition)
2020
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Between Days
2021
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Sample The Sky
2023
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Leave It All Behind
2008
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Black Radio
2012
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Please Rewind
2015
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Early Riser
2014
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Soft Spot
2023
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Big Luxury
2015
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tentacle
2023
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Snapshots from Berlin
2014

neo r&b music by decade

Explore neo r&b history by listening to songs from every decade. Click on the decade to view songs.

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List of neo r&b artists

Here is a list of neo r&b artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the neo r&b genre. You can find out what neo r&b genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 57 452682
2 42 50579
3 38 55924
4 42 69234
5 41 98613
6 57 364429
7 41 41819
8 41 71663
9 42 54259
10 39 47885
11 33 59767
12 38 39527
13 45 258934
14 44 221725
15 42 72018
16 27 43118
17 33 58918
18 56 274614
19 37 49121
20 36 25103
21 36 41342
22 41 95827
23 53 72837
24 55 127494
25 35 41119
26 33 89954
27 43 37540
28 39 15943
29 46 30726
30 46 64691
31 45 5527
32 39 43314
33 45 94936
34 43 34721
35 42 34562
36 42 21307
37 37 110284
38 25 11015
39 33 18699
40 38 11181
41 38 28737
42 30 14038
43 38 72165
44 37 11185
45 37 20133
46 36 35651
47 37 16975
48 36 8746
49 36 35729
50 33 56272
51 36 22068
52 34 30164
53 35 10442
54 35 4011
55 34 1774
56 34 20534
57 34 14115
58 33 45386
59 33 10948
60 33 13012
61 31 34094
62 31 6459
63 30 28694
64 30 38862
65 30 10567
66 29 12959
67 28 24450
68 28 17353
69 28 17823
70 27 19410
71 27 33398
72 27 3220
73 26 16548
74 26 10059
75 26 7689
76 25 7980
77 24 9784
78 23 14803
79 23 10489
80 23 6246
81 15 5572
82 22 1299
83 22 3614
84 22 4605
85 21 7640
86 21 10548
87 20 10312
88 19 12873
89 21 14801
90 18 3670
91 17 10743
92 17 24116
93 16 5765
94 16 4888
95 16 196
96 15 5848
97 15 2438
98 13 4761
99 13 4619
100 13 6270

neo r&b playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular neo r&b music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.