H.E.R. H.E.R. * Points: 33 * Voted by: Gravity, cristy, Loveguru, minime * Genre(s): R&B, Soul * Highlights: "Best Part” (feat. Daniel Caesar), "Losing”, "Lights On” In 2016 her debut, the seven-song EP H.E.R. Vol. 1, released 9 September 2016 on RCA Records, made iTunes' Best of 2016 R&B/Soul Albums list, with the track "Losing" making the iTunes Best R&B/Soul Singles list, its video viewed over 7 million times on YouTube. The release also included a cover of Drake's "Jungle".
Big Sean I Decided. * Points: 33 * Voted by: eminemno1, JSparksFan, Loveguru * Genre(s): Hip Hop * Highlights: "Bounce Back”, "Moves”, "Jump Out The Window” I Decided (stylized as I Decided.) is the fourth studio album by American rapper Big Sean. It was released on February 3, 2017, by GOOD Music and Def Jam Recordings. The album features guest appearances from Jeremih, Migos, The-Dream, Jhené Aiko (credited as the duo Twenty88 with himself), Flint Chozen Choir, Starrah and Eminem. The production on the album was handled by Sean's frequent collaborator Key Wane, alongside a variety of record producers such as Metro Boomin, DJ Dahi, Fuse, Tre Pounds, DJ Mustard, WondaGurl, Detail, The Track Burnaz and Amaire Johnson, among others.
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Gorillaz Humanz * Points: 35 * Voted by: leomedar, cristy, nuttah * Genre(s): Electronic, R&B, Hip-Hop * Highlights: "Saturnz Barz”, "Andromeda” (feat. DRAM), "Ascension” (feat. Vince Staples) Humanz is the fifth studio album by British virtual band Gorillaz. The album was released on 28 April 2017 via Parlophone and Warner Bros. Records. The album was announced on the band's official Instagram page on 23 March 2017. According to a press release, the album was recorded in London, Paris, New York City, Chicago, and Jamaica and produced by Gorillaz, The Twilite Tone and Remi Kabaka, Jr. It is the band's first studio album since 2010's The Fall, and features collaborations from several artists including Grace Jones, Kali Uchis, Vince Staples, Popcaan, DRAM, Anthony Hamilton, De La Soul, Danny Brown, Kelela, Mavis Staples, Pusha T, and Benjamin Clementine.
The album was supported by three singles: "Everybody", "Black Spiderman" and "1-800-273-8255". Everybody received generally positive reviews from critics and debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. It is Logic's first number-one album on the chart.
Syd Fin * Points: 37 * Voted by: pscalp, bluecherry, ThaInfo1, urbanmusik * Genre(s): Alternative R&B, Neo Soul, Hip Hop, Quite Storm * Highlights: "Over” (feat. 6LACK), "All About Me”, "Body” Fin is the debut studio album by American R&B singer Syd. It was released on February 3, 2017, by Columbia Records.
The album has a more pop-influenced feel in comparison to her output with in The Internet. However, Syd states that she has always been influenced by pop, and that the album is inspired by popular artists from her time, including Usher and Brandy. Influences of trap also appear throughout, most notably on the single "All About Me".