The headlines and Internet comment sections may be obsessed with who the next big artist in rap is, but while the hip-hop heads bicker, R&B is enjoying a full-fledged renaissance. Artists like The Weeknd and Frank Ocean are doing just as much to dictate the future of music, and they've got an entire new generation of singers and songwriters behind them ready to become the next big thing in rhythm and blues.
With new artists emerging everyday, it can be hard to figure out who's truly worth your time. That's where we come in. Check out our top picks for the next generation of R&B stars.Click to start the list