Rhye Los Angeles CA4.80 2.12 Chill, well-produced, R&B tunes from a male duo. Singer sounds very much like a sexy Sade female voice.
The Weeknd Toronto ON CANADA4.80 0.00 Emotional R&B artist Abel Tesfaye sings in a soaring falsetto that he sets against a dark and smokey down-tempo background to create pure sexiness
The New Respects Nashville TN4.67 3.55 Much respect to this family band who pump out high energy rock + soul jams with a powerful lead vocal.
Art School Girlfriend Wrexham UK-WALES4.60 0.00 Every lyric sung by the vocalist against the subtle percussion and synths is effortlessly pulled off with reserved emotion. This is dark.
Cautious Clay Brooklyn NY4.50 0.00 R&B/soul with a silky smooth groove
Blood Orange New York NY4.50 3.50 Dev Hynes is a bit of a musical renaissance man. With this project, he creates R&B groove music that you might turn on after moving to a darkened back room with a stranger you just met at a house party.
Leon Bridges Fort Worth TX4.50 0.00 Old skool lo-fi rhythm & blues from Fort Worth. Think lo-fi Aloe Blacc.
Rosie Lowe London UK-ENGLAND4.50 0.00 Sexy and soulful eR&B with an intoxicating lead vocal
Sam Smith London UK-ENGLAND4.40 3.65 British R&B/pop vocalist already recognized with Disclosure and Naughty Boy, with debut album dropping in 2014