Top Atlanta R&B Artists

List of Best Atlanta R&B Singers

Black Hollywood has not only been producing some of the biggest names in hip hop, but Atlanta R&B singers are among the top rhythm and blues artists in the business. Already with an extensive history of Atlanta R&B artists, a history that includes TLC, Usher, Monica, Xscape, Ciara, Keri Hilson, The-Dream, and even top R&B producer Jermaine Dupri, Atlanta has continued its legacy of producing music’s top rhythm and blues artists, from Summer Walker, Normani, and Jacquees to numerous other artists that are either on the rise or have already made a name for themselves.

Top 25 Atlanta R&B Singers

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1. Summer Walker

A year removed from the acclaimed release of Still Over It, the Atlanta native has been making her run in the industry since 2018’s Last Day of Summer and to only become more notarized with 2019’s Over It. A true Cinderella story, grinding from nothing, Summer Walker’s self-reliance has led her to becoming 2023’s top Atlanta R&B artist.

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2. 6lack

Pronounced “black,” 6lack has long considered the number six as an essential figure, central to his identity. He started recording music at the age of four in his father’s music studio. His debut album Free 6lack was released in late 2016 and peaked at number 34 on the Billboard 200. Since 2016, 6lack has long been viewed as one of the top male R&B artists, while also having a strong presence in the hip hop community.

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3. Jacquees

The Atlanta-based singer and songwriter, Jacquees has made a name for himself through delivering his own smooth and slick brand of R&B, but also with an old-school twist. As a kid, Jacquees wanted to be a rapper until one day when his aunt heard him singing a song from the TV show “The Temptations.” Since his debut album 4275, Jacquees has been a force in R&B music.

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4. Chloe x Halle

Two sisters, Chloe and Halle Bailey, began their careers years ago as rising actresses.  Equally successful in music and acting, the two sisters have appearances in movies alongside Beyonce, Queen Latifah, Tyler Perry, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Keke Palmer, along with co-starring on the hit television show Grown-ish. Despite a long history of acting, Chloe x Halle have always been active musically, but not until 2018’s The Kids Are Alright did fans begin to truly recognize the duo.

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5. Mariah the Scientist

Mariah the Scientist, who rose to fame after the release of her debut single “Beetlejuice” in 2019, is a promising Atlanta R&B artist on the verge of becoming the next big thing in the music industry. Her talent and creativity was evident in her popular pop and R&B track “Reminder”. With her upbeat and outgoing style, she is poised to become one of the leading pop stars of her generation.

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 6. Vedo 

While starting out as a YouTuber and making appearances on NBC’s The Voice, Vedo has quickly switch gears to becoming a professional recording artist by becoming one of the top male R&B singers of our time. With hit songs like “You Got It,” and releasing numerous albums since 2015, Vedo’s rise has been a long time coming.

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A special talent that easily stands out, while being one of Atlanta’s most creative artists, ABRA made her debut during 2015 with the release of BLQ Velvet and the full-length album of Rose. An alternative Atlanta R&B singer, ABRA’s delivery is a mixture of pop and R&B, making her sound and artistry unmatched and unique from the norm of the trendy sounding artists of today’s music.

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8. Chase Shakur

Chase Shakur, who recently dropped his highly praised album “It’ll Be Fine” in 2022, has a distinctive approach to R&B. Although he started out as a rapper, he has now shifted his focus to creating R&B tracks that appeal to fans. Some of his popular songs include “too far close”, “pray slow”, “I don’t wanna fall in love”, “honda civic 98”, and “comes with the damage”.

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9. Tanerélle

A powerful captivating voice with smooth laid back sounds, Tanerélle showcases her multitalented abilities on songs like “Good, Good”, “Nothing Without You”, “Mama Saturn” and “Boys Like You.” With only a sample size and independently releasing music, Tanerélle is currently under the radar to many fans. But with her rise, it will be hard for any artist to match her level of creativity as she is slowly cruising in her own lane with her own unique artistic and creative styles.

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10. Berhana

Berhana, an artist who is a singer, songwriter, and producer, released his first EP titled Berhana in 2016, marking his official debut. He has gained a considerable number of followers since then, thanks to his notable works such as “Grey Luh,” “Golden,” “Wildin,” “Health Food,” and “Golden 2” featuring Mereba.

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One of the most gifted Atlanta R&B artists, ELHAE became famous through albums like his Aura trilogy (Aura I, Aura II, & Aura III), Trouble in Paradise and All Have Fallen, as well working with artists like Kehlani, Masego, and Ty Dolla $ign. ELHAE, Every Life Has An Ending, may not have the numbers as the current top mainstream artists, but one cannot question ELHAE’s level talent as his consistent work has led him to the radios and headphones of many R&B fans.

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12. Chiae

Another veteran Atlanta R&B artist that remains prevalent in music, Chiae first appeared in 2014 with the single “This Could Be Us”. Over the course of almost a decade, Chiae has produced a range of quality music, including popular tracks like “Thank Yo Momma” featuring Migos, “Try To Love”, “Minute Made”, “Mack”, “Loosen Up”, and “Bedroom to a Club”.

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13. Natasha Mosley

Natasha Mosley is one of the several veteran Atlanta R&B artists remaining active in music. She started her career by releasing several songs such as “Tattoo,” “Girls Do,” and “This Time” in 2011 and 2012. However, she is most well-known for her appearance on Jeremih’s popular track “All the Time” and for her number one song “Love Me Later”.

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14. Gwen Bunn

Gwen Bunn has been gradually leaving her mark on the music industry not only as a singer but also as a Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter. Her unique sound combines elements of R&B, soul, and jazz, resulting in a distinct style that sets her apart from her peers.

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Starting with a self-titled EP in 2018, DWN2EARTH has since released multiple tracks and has established himself as one of the top rising Atlanta R&B artists. In a short amount of time, DWN2EARTH has already created an impressive collection of songs such as “Moonwalk,” “Don’t Play With Me” featuring Ty Dolla $ign, “Mutombo,” “Moonrock,” “On Soul,” “I’m So Cold,” and many more.

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16. Marissa

Atlanta’s R&B scene would not be complete without Marissa. Known for her sultry vocals and heartfelt lyrics, she has become a well-known name among Atlanta R&B singers. Some of her most popular work has been “She’s Broken (He’s OK),” “Rules” with K Camp, “I’m Ready” with Diggy, and “Run It Up” with YFN Lucci.

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17. Cashma

Cashma is a gifted singer and songwriter with soul-stirring melodies. Her music is deeply rooted in authenticity, she seems to have an uncanny ability to blend old-school R&B vibes with a modern touch, creating a distinct sound. Since her arrival she has released a handful of albums, I Had To (2019), Purple Mosquito (2020), Purple Lights (2021), Purple Apartment (2022), and Sophisticated Mess (2022).

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18. Ayanis

In 2018, Ayanis made her debut in Atlanta’s music industry with her track “F.I.Y.T”. Since then, she has established a thriving career with the release of her album YANI in 2020 and some of her most popular songs to date, including “One Night” featuring Wiz Khalifa, “Wait A Minute”, “Awh Yeh”, “Lil Boi” in collaboration with Queen Naija, the remix of “Lil Boi” with Jack Harlow, and “Drip” with Latto.

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19. Jai’Len Josey

Jai’Len Josey has been slowly making waves in the R&B scene with a number of songs her two projects, the EP Illustrations and the album Southern Delicacy. She first gained national attention starring in Broadway’s “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical”. Her style is strictly music for the soul, making her one of the most versatile Atlanta R&B artists in the industry.

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20. Dixson

DIXSON is an artist who stands at the crossroads of tradition and innovation. His music is characterized by its smooth R&B rhythms, intricate harmonies, and introspective lyrics. His work showcases his remarkable creativity, especially with songs like “Kream,” “Cherry Sorbet” with Sevyn Streeter, and “Yours.”

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Autumn Marini

21. Autumn Marini

Autumn Marini is another rising star of the Atlanta R&B singers. Known for her sultry voice and evocative storytelling, Marini’s music has only included a few songs, like “Drive” and “Don’t Stop” with Kodak Black, but she has showcased much potential as a future R&B star.

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22. Oshea

Oshea is another Atlanta R&B singer who is on the rise. While still growing, Oshea’s music is infectious and instantly memorable. Oshea’s music is both introspective and relatable, showcased on songs like “You” and “Blessing,” making him growing in popularity.

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23. Evoni

Evoni is a rising star in the Atlanta R&B scene. Evoni’s music often explores various themes, displayed on her number one song “Cars, Clothes, and Calories,” despite providing R&B fans only a sample of size of her capability. Her voice and subject matter can easily resonate with fans around the world.

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24. Grimm Lynn

Grimm Lynn brings a fresh sound to the Atlanta R&B scene. Some of his most earliest music was songs like “Get 2 U” and “Into Nirvana.” He has released an EP called Body in 2021 and two albums, Pragma in 2019 and Southern Grooves of 2020.

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Bri Feel

25. Bri Feel

Bri Feel is an emerging talent in the Atlanta R&B scene, bringing raw emotion and vulnerability to Atlanta music. Only debuting in 2019, Bri Feel has only a few releases, mostly centered around the songs “85” and “Right.”

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