Through the week of the 20th, the AllMusic Blog will be publishing our editors' favorite albums of 2009. We'll be covering well over a dozen genres and styles, from rap to reggae, R&B to electronic, country to Latin, blues to metal, folk to soundtracks, and several points in-between. Right now, on the AllMusic Blog, we take a look at our favorite R&B albums of 2009.

Amerie - In Love & War
Keyshia Cole - A Different Me

Dâm-Funk - Toeachizown
Melinda Doolittle - Coming Back to You
The-Dream - Love vs Money
Electrik Red - How to Be a Lady, Vol. 1
Lee Fields & the Expressions - My World
Anthony Hamilton - The Point of It All
Mayer Hawthorne - A Strange Arrangement
Keri Hilson - In a Perfect World...
Shafiq Husayn - Shafiq En' A-Free-Ka
R. Kelly - Untitled
Ryan Leslie - Ryan Leslie
Maxwell - BLACKsummers'night
Georgia Anne Muldrow - Umsindo
Meshell Ndegeocello - Devil's Halo
PPP - Abundance
Rihanna - Rated R
Sa-Ra - Nuclear Evolution: The Age of Love
Trey Songz - Ready