Have Black Male R&B Singers Lost Their Soul?

Don’t add the Black male R&B singer to the endangered species list, just yet.

For the past two years, Black R&B crooners have been largely overshadowed by blue-eyed soul singers Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake and now British singer Sam Smith.

But with D’Angelo a trending topic on Twitter for releasing his first new album—“Black Messiah”– in almost 15 years; Pharrell Williams’ media appearances matching the number of air plays for his hit song “Happy;” Usher creating buzz (pun intended) for new music through a breakfast cereal, and Black male R&B singers Aloe Blacc and Chris Brown nabbing recent Grammy nominations, are these indications that Black male R&B singers are still relevant?

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