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