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Genre: smooth soul

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Parent Genre: R&B

Smooth soul music is a subgenre of soul music that features a mellow and polished sound. It is characterized by its use of smooth vocals, melodic instrumentation, and a relaxed tempo. The genre often incorporates elements of jazz, R&B, and funk. The lyrics typically focus on love, relationships, and personal experiences. Smooth soul music is popular among adult contemporary listeners and has been influential in the development of neo-soul.


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Most popular smooth soul albums

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Wines & Spirits
2007
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A Dream Fulfilled
1991
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All The Way
2010
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Magic
2001
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Avery*sunshine Album
2010
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Shaun Escoffery
2002
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compass: I
2021
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Her Reddness
2015
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Soul Organic
1999
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Crossing the Line
2003
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Get It Together
1997
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Natural Things
2009
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Here I Go Again
2014
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Can We Talk
2021
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Walking With The Night
2010
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A Woman In Love
2010

smooth soul music by decade

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List of smooth soul artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 37 229396
2 39 67425
3 35 174071
4 34 145073
5 33 79219
6 34 85471
7 33 28113
8 30 28465
9 30 18474
10 30 2538
11 29 28328
12 28 29001
13 27 13212
14 27 49835
15 26 12433
16 26 15556
17 26 10616
18 24 10451
19 24 10443
20 24 6299
21 24 1374
22 23 5350
23 23 5551
24 19 9197
25 19 4836
26 18 4459
27 17 7060
28 16 4252
29 16 795
30 15 6440
31 13 4209
32 13 4195
33 11 1044
34 9 1425
35 9 6124
36 8 3558
37 8 1192
38 7 1415
39 7 2003
40 6 618
41 6 471
42 5 2456
43 4 863
44 4 2471
45 4 2155
46 4 2584
47 4 1212
48 4 1986
49 2 326
50 2 581
51 1 2662
52 1 6612
53 1 2146
54 1 2693
55 1 836
56 1 1920
57 1 1737

smooth soul playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular smooth soul music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.