New York R&B Artists
List of Top New York R&B Singers
In the shadows of a genre that was birthed in the city, while rappers from the NYC have always received more shine and have been placed in a bigger spotlight, New York R&B artists have been making an impact in music for generations.
The city of New York, especially with places like Harlem, has always been a mecca for black entertainment and black music, from the days of jazz and blues to the era of the doo wop to the days of soul music during the 1970s. But since the rise of modern-day rhythm and blues, New York R&B singers have become game changers in music.
A city that is the home of numerous R&B stars has for long been making an impact from the Bronx and Yonkers, with artists like Guy, Mary J Blige, and Al B. Sure, to Harlem and Manhattan, with artists like Alicia Keys, Keith Sweat, Teddy Riley, and even Luther Vandross, to artists of Brooklyn, with Maxwell and Aaliyah, or even as far as Long Island with Ashanti and Mariah Carey.
As we enter today’s generation, stars like Teyana Taylor, who originally made her rounds choreographing before jumping into music, has become one of the most notable faces and of one R&B’s most talented and gifted artists while being at the forefront of New York’s R&B scene despite her recent announcement of retirement. While Teyana Taylor has been the mainstay of R&B in New York City, and the queen and legend Mary J Blige remaining active in music, there are numerous newcomers, singers on the rise, and up and coming artists that once, or still, call the NYC home.
Brooklyn native Justine Skye continuing her rise from the spark that she ignited during the 2010s. Gashi with his ascent to the top of Pop and R&B. Artists like Melii and Wolftya bringing in a new wave of music. The combination of unique artistry and peaceful and soulful sounds through artists like Raveena and Lion Babe. The versatility of artists that display their talent through multiple mediums, like actors and singers Leon Thomas and Mack Wilds. All together with a roster just consisting of naturally gifted singers like Rileyy Lanez and Alex Mali. New York R&B singers have the most diverse range of talent.
Top 15 New York R&B Artists
1. justine skye Watch on YouTube: justine skye and follow on Instagram: @justine skye
5. mac ayres Watch on YouTube: mac ayres and follow on Instagram: @mac ayres
7. Lion Babe Watch on YouTube: Lion Babe and follow on Instagram: @Lion Babe
8. Leon Thomas Watch on YouTube: Leon Thomas and follow on Instagram: @Leon Thomas
9. Nia Sultana Watch on YouTube: Nia Sultana and follow on Instagram: @Nia Sultana
10. Rileyy Lanez Watch on YouTube: Rileyy Lanez and follow on Instagram: @Rileyy Lanez
11. Maria Isabel Watch YouTube: Maria Isabel and follow on Instagram: @Maria Isabel
13. Devvon Terrell Watch on YouTube: Devvon Terrell and follow on Instagram: @Devvon Terrell
14. kyla Imani Watch on YouTube: kyla Imani and follow on Instagram: @kyla Imani
15. Alex Mali Watch on YouTube: Alex Mali and follow on Instagram: @Alex Mali
Honorable Mention New York R&B Singers
– Madison Mcferrin YouTube: Madison McFerrin and Instagram: @Madison McFerrin
– Mack Wilds YouTube: Mack Wilds and Instagram: @Mack Wilds
– abby jasmine YouTube: abby jasmine and Instagram: @abby jasmine
– Diana Gordon YouTube: Diana Gordon and Instagram: @Diana Gordon
– erin kaith YouTube: erin kaith and Instagram: @erin kaith
– Alia Kadir YouTube: Alia Kadir and Instagram: @Alia Kadir
– journey montana YouTube: journey montana and Instagram: @journey montana
– moxie knox YouTube: moxie knox and Instagram: @moxie knox
– Anayka She YouTube: Anayka She and Instagram: @Anayka She
– Ginette Claudette YouTube: Ginette Claudette and Instagram: @Ginette Claudette
– Quelle Rox Instagram: @Quelle Rox and YouTube: Quelle Rox
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*Unofficial Order. The more popular artists that have a combination of the most followers, streams, views, and most recent releases are near the top.
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