BaduizmAs we celebrate our 20th year, the editors trace the evolution of several genres and styles. Here is a list of their favorite and most notable R&B albums released since 1992, featuring links to our new and improved album pages.

Mary J. Blige - What's the 411? (1992)
R. Kelly - 12 Play (1993)
TLC - CrazySexyCool (1994)
Mariah Carey - Daydream (1995)
Aaliyah - One in a Million (1996)
Erykah Badu - Baduizm (1997)
D'Angelo - Voodoo (2000)
Spacek - Curvatia (2001)
N.E.R.D. - In Search Of... (2001)
Brandy - Full Moon (2002)
Anthony Hamilton - Comin' from Where I'm From (2003)
Usher - Confessions (2004)
Jill Scott - Beautifully Human (2004)
Beyoncé - B'day (2006)
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black (2006)
Amerie - Because I Love It (2007)
Shafiq Husayn - Shafiq En' A-Free-Ka (2009)
Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid (2010)
The-Dream - Love King (2010)
Raphael Saadiq - Stone Rollin' (2011)