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Top 15 Best Male Neo Soul Artists List

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Male Neo Soul Artists

List of the Top Male Neo Soul Singers

With male Neo Soul artists being in a genre that may get overlooked by R&B, Rock and, of course, Hip Hop, male Neo Soul singers have long proven to never disappoint when it comes contributing to good music. Over the years, especially in recent years, the popularity of the soulful sound has been rising with artists singing from the heart about various topics that all can relate.

What truly accounts as Neo Soul, and what distinguish Neo Soul from R&B and Pop, is the various reasons that are stated above. Music that can touch your soul, that can have anyone enjoying the sound of love, pain, or joy, depending the subject matter of the song one is listening to.

Some of the first Neo Soul performing style artists are the likes of Sade.  Sade rose to her stardom during the 1980s and became one of the greatest United Kingdom artists of all-time, producing a number of classical hits and selling millions records during the 80s and 90s. Her smooth soulful sound brought her much success, and with the success I am sure many were inspired.

The true rise of male Neo Soul artists occurred during the 1990s with over a dozen artists within the genre, a genre that would easily stand the test of time. The rise can be contributed to the likes of Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, even though she is consider as a Hip Hop artists to some, D’Angelo and many more.

Into the present day of male Neo Soul singers, the list below of the top male Neo Soul singers will breakdown how far the genre has grown compared to the 1990s as Neo Soul is becoming one of the more popular styles of music.

Top 15+ Male Neo Soul Artists

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Daniel Caesar 
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Leon Bridges
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Michael Kiwanuka 
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Brent Faiyaz
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Follow on Instagram: @Masego and subscribe on Youtube: Masego

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Follow on Instagram: @Giveon and subscribe on Youtube: Giveon

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KOTA The Friend 
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Follow on Instagram: @InglewoodSiR  and subscribe on Youtube: SiR 

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Steve Lacy 
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Jacob Banks 
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PJ Morton
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Blood Orange 
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Samm Henshaw 
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Black Pumas
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Follow on Instagram: @KWAYE and subscribe on Youtube: KWAYE

Honorable Mention Neo Soul Artists

Toro Y Moi
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Follow on Instagram: @Sampha and subscribe on Youtube: Sampha

Follow on Instagram: @ODIE and subscribe on Youtube: ODIE

Mac Ayres
Follow on Instagram: @MacAyres and subscribe on Youtube: Mac Ayres

Follow on Instagram: @Sonder and subscribe on Youtube: Sonder

*Feature Image Credit: Ben Houdijk /

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*Unofficial Order, with the more popular artists that have the larger followers and subscribers, along with releasing the most recent music, being near the top.