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YouKnowIGotSoul Top R&B Mixtape of 2010: Teedra Moses "Royal Patience"

Even though Teedra told me in my interview with her that she didn’t consider this mixtape an album because a lot of the songs weren’t finished, in my humble opinion this was better than most r&b albums that released this…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #11 Ne-Yo "Telekinesis"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1012.mp3] As he’s managed to do successfully three times in years prior, Ne-Yo dropped another very solid album this past year. However, the standout to me on the album was in fact none of the singles he chose to release,…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #12 G. Martin "You"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/771.mp3] Seemingly every year a new artist will pop up out of nowhere and release an amazing song that will take the r&b scene by storm. In 2010 to me that was G. Martin with his song “You.” Although I…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #13 Monica “Love All Over Me” (Produced by Bryan-Michael Cox & Jermaine Dupri)

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1050.mp3] Monica made a highly publicized comeback to r&b in 2010 with her first album in over four years “Still Standing.” She relied on the writing and production of Johnta Austin and Bryan-Michael Cox who helped her create a very…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #14 Eric Benet "Summer Love" featuring India Benet

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1020.mp3] Eric Benet made a major impact in 2010 with his “Lost in Time” album which was considered by many to be his finest effort to date. The album was lead by the album track “Summer Love” which featured him…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #15 Avery Storm "It’s Not Over"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/409.mp3] Unfortunately we still have yet to hear Avery Storm’s debut album, but the good news in 2010 was we got a very solid mixtape from him. The Heatmarkerz produced “It’s Not Over” was the standout track from the mixtape.

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #16 Chrisette Michele "I’m a Star"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/881.mp3] Another big headline in r&b this year was despite the solid r&b that continued to emerge, the lack of sales made things discouraging. Take Chrisette for example, her album debuted at number 25 and now sits at number 93…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #17 Erykah Badu "Window Seat"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/378.mp3] The biggest controversy in r&b in 2010 arguably goes to Erykah Badu for the video to “Window Seat” where she stripped naked in public during the filming. Controversy aside, the song is actually very good.

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #18 Marsha Ambrosius "Far Away"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/1002.mp3] Although we didn’t get an album from Marsha Ambrosius in 2010, we did get a mixtape and two singles including this one which should carry her well into the new year. Expect “Late Nights and Early Mornings” early in…

YouKnowIGotSoul Top 25 R&B Songs of 2010: #19 Vivian Green "Beautiful"

[audio:http://www.ykigs.com/431.mp3] Vivian Green made her triumphant return in 2010 with her first album in over five years. The album was long overdue and featured this “Beautiful” first single.