10 Best R&B Albums Of Each Year 2000-2009

10 Best R&B Albums of 2009

  1. BLACKsummers'night - Maxwell
  2. Love vs Money - The-Dream
  3. I Look To You - Whitney Houston
  4. Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics - India.Arie
  5. Uncle Charlie - Charlie Wilson
  6. The Element of Freedom - Alicia Keys
  7. Turn Me Loose - Ledisi
  8. Stronger with Each Tear - Mary J. Blige
  9. Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel - Mariah Carey
10. In a Perfect World... - Keri Hilson

10 Best R&B Albums of 2008

  1. I Am...Sasha Fierce - Beyoncé
  2. The Way I See It - Raphael Saadiq
  3. Year Of The Gentleman - Ne-Yo
  4. Here I Stand - Usher
  5. Jennifer Hudson - Jennifer Hudson
  6. New Amerykah Part One (4th World War) - Erykah Badu
  7. Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams - Solange
  8. Discipline - Janet Jackson
  9. Fearless - Jazmine Sullivan
10. Evolver - John Legend

10 Best R&B Albums of 2007

  1. As I Am - Alicia Keys
  2. Good Girl Gone Bad - Rihanna
  3. Introducing Joss Stone - Joss Stone
  4. Funk This - Chaka Khan
  5. Planet Earth - Prince
  6. Just Like You - Keyshia Cole
  7. The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 - Jill Scott
  8. Luvanmusiq - Musiq Soulchild
  9. Love Hate - The-Dream
10. Sex, Love & Pain - Tank

10 Best R&B Albums of 2006

  1. St. Elsewhere - Gnarls Barkley
  2. B'Day - Beyoncé
  3. 3121 - Prince
  4. A Girl Like Me - Rihanna
  5. Corinne Bailey Rae - Corinne Bailey Rae
  6. Once Again - John Legend
  7. Kelis Was Here - Kelis
  8. Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship - India.Arie
  9. Ciara: The Evolution - Ciara
10. 20 Y.O. - Janet Jackson

10 Best R&B Albums of 2005

  1. The Emancipation Of Mimi - Mariah Carey
  2. The Breakthrough - Mary J. Blige
  3. TP.3 Reloaded - R. Kelly
  4. Illumination - Earth, Wind & Fire
  5. Unpredictable - Jamie Foxx
  6. Music of the Sun - Rihanna
  7. Chris Brown - Chris Brown
  8. The First Lady - Faith Evans
  9. Libra - Toni Braxton
10. Album II - Kem

10 Best R&B Albums of 2004

  1. Confessions - Usher
  2. Genius Loves Company - Ray Charles
  3. Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 - Jill Scott
  4. Musicology - Prince
  5. Destiny Fulfilled - Destiny's Child
  6. Get Lifted - John Legend
  7. Goodies - Ciara
  8. Damita Jo - Janet Jackson
  9. Free Yourself - Fantasia
10. My Everything - Anita Baker

10 Best R&B Albums of 2003

  1. The Diary Of Alicia Keys - Alicia Keys
  2. Dangerously In Love - Beyoncé
  3. Chocolate Factory - R. Kelly
  4. Dance with My Father - Luther Vandross
  5. Worldwide Underground - Erykah Badu
  6. I Can't Stop - Al Green
  7. Tasty - Kelis
  8. Bittersweet - Blu Cantrell
  9. Chapter II - Ashanti
10. So Damn Happy - Aretha Franklin

10 Best R&B Albums of 2002

  1. Voyage to India - India.Arie
  2. Nellyville - Nelly
  3. Juslisen - Musiq
  4. Don't Give Up on Me - Solomon Burke
  5. Southern Hummingbird - Tweet
  6. Ashanti - Ashanti
  7. Slicker Than Your Average - Craig David
  8. Instant Vintage - Raphael Saadiq
  9. 3D - TLC
10. Charmbracelet - Mariah Carey

10 Best R&B Albums of 2001

  1. Songs In A Minor - Alicia Keys
  2. No More Drama - Mary J. Blige
  3. Aaliyah - Aaliyah
  4. 8701 - Usher
  5. Survivor - Destiny's Child
  6. Acoustic Soul - India.Arie
  7. The Id - Macy Gray
  8. Better Days - Joe
  9. All for You - Janet Jackson
10. Wanderland - Kelis

10 Best R&B Albums of 2000

  1. Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 - Jill Scott
  2. Born to Do It - Craig David
  3. TP-2.com - R. Kelly
  4. Country Grammar - Nelly
  5. Mama's Gun - Erykah Badu
  6. Aijuswanaseing - Musiq Soulchild
  7. Voodoo - D'Angelo
  8. The Heat - Toni Braxton
  9. My Name Is Joe - Joe
10. Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya - Boyz II Men
Last Updated: 2018-01-24

Criteria: These Top 10 R&B albums of each year 2000-2009 were ranked based on impact, influence and popularity.