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Contemporary R&b Bands and Artists List : Vote for your favorites.

 Contemporary R&b Bands and Artists  List : Vote for your favorites.

Contemporary R&B (commonly referred to as simply R&B) is a music genre that combines rhythm and blues with elements of pop, soul, funk, hip hop and electronic music.

The genre features a distinctive record production style, drum machine-backed rhythms, pitch corrected vocals, and a smooth, lush style of vocal arrangement. Electronic influences are becoming an increasing trend and the use of hip hop or dance-inspired beats are typical, although the roughness and grit inherent in hip hop may be reduced and smoothed out. Contemporary R&B vocalists are often known for their use of melisma, popularized by vocalists such as Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Beyoncé. As of late 2000, contemporary R&B rhythms are being combined with elements of hip hop and pop music.

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    Corneille
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    N-Dubz
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    Heize
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    L.V.
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    John Park
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    John Park
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    Jon B.
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    Massari
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    Wanz
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    Rak-Su
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    Rolf Graf
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    Honeyz
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    LSG
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    After 7
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