Nowadays, R&B has minimal presence in mainstream music. Some of the artists in the genre have adopted sounds from other popular genres on their latest work. They do so to gain support from major labels, build buzz among young fans and make hit songs. Others continue to make music that’s distinctly R&B but they’re often forced to be on independent labels or on major labels that don’t see their music as a priority. In both scenarios, the singers and groups tend to be limited to radio stations in the urban adult contemporary format and lack the resources needed for promotion to the masses. In the midst of this dilemma, many R&B fans bemoan the genre’s state. Radio and television are no longer reliable sources for the music loved by them, so fans often reminisce about better times. However, there’s actually a lot of great R&B music out today – fans just have to seek it out more actively than they have in the past. To do so, people need to know about the platforms that still highlight the genre. With that said, here are nine sites that can help you find the R&B music that seems to be missing lately: Tank covered just as much as up-and-coming artists such as Sonyaé Elise. The site also features interviews with singers as well as updates on album news, videos, tours and more. new R&B music worth a listen does appear on the site. their favorite R&B singers are up to – whether that’s new songs, interviews or endeavors outside of music. recently called fans’ attention to the album Malibu by Anderson Paak.
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