The Roots Music Report's
Top Soul Album Chart
for the Year of 2022

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I Am the Moon: I. Crescent
by: Tedeschi Trucks Band

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Label: Fantasy
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Gold-Diggers Sound
by: Leon Bridges

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Label: Columbia
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I Am the Moon: II. Ascension
by: Tedeschi Trucks Band

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Label: Fantasy
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When It's All Said and Done... Take Time
by: Giveon

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Label: Epic
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The Alien Coast
by: St. Paul & The Broken Bones

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Label: ATO
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WE ARE
by: Jon Batiste

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Label: Verve
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Opportunity
by: Alex Lucero and The Live Again Band

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Label: Loose Arrow
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TEMPORARY HIGHS in the VIOLET SKIES
by: Snoh Aalegra

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Label: Artium
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Jam & Lewis, Vol. 1
by: Jam & Lewis

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Label: Flyte Tyme
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I Am the Moon: IV. Farewell
by: Tedeschi Trucks Band

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Label: Fantasy
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See Me
by: Leela James

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Label: BMG
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True Story
by: PM Warson

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Label: Légère
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Made in Lagos: Deluxe Edition
by: WizKid

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Label: Starboy
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Gemini Rights
by: Steve Lacy

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Label: RCA
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Blood on the Vinyl
by: Guordan Banks

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Label: Bank On It
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I Am the Moon: III. the Fall
by: Tedeschi Trucks Band

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Label: Fantasy
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Persona
by: Selah Sue

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Label: Because Music
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Rise Again
by: Laura Rain and the Caesars

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Label: LRC Entertainment
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Good Morning Gorgeous
by: Mary J. Blige

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Label: Self-Release
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Sentimental Fool
by: Lee Fields

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Label: Daptone
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Love Always Wins
by: Kem

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Label: Motown
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After Hours
by: The Weeknd

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Label: UMG
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Y1
by: Yuna

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Label: Self-Release
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Public Displays of Affection
by: Muni Long

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Label: Supergiant
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Moments in Between
by: Ruth B.

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Label: Downtown
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Deadpan Love
by: Cautious Clay

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Label: Self-Release
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APART
by: Allen Stone

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Label: ATO
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On Earth, and in Heaven
by: Robin Thicke

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Label: Lucky Music / EMPIRE
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Covers from the Cave
by: The California Honeydrops

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Label: Self-Release
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No Matter the Season
by: Eamon

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Label: Now Again
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Wide Nose Full Lips
by: SuCh

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Label: Arc Sai
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Let's Say for Instance
by: Emeli Sandé

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Label: Chrysalis
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Welcome 2 America
by: Prince

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Label: NPG
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Back Home
by: Trey Songz

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Label: Atlantic
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Another Side
by: Leo Nocentelli

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Label: Light In The Attic
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Promised Land
by: The Allergies

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Label: Jalapeno
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Private Space
by: Durand Jones & The Indications

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Label: Dead Oceans
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Spell My Name
by: Toni Braxton

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Label: Island
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The Sea Drift
by: The Delines

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Label: Jealous Butcher
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Pink Moon
by: Pink Sweat$

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Label: Atlantic
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Sage Motel
by: Monophonics

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Label: Colemine
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My People
by: Cha Wa

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Label: Single Lock
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The Best of Teddy Pendergrass
by: Teddy Pendergrass

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Label: Sony
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Dig Deep Repeat
by: PM Warson

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Label: Légère
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Piece of Me
by: Lady Wray

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Label: Big Crown
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Jon Batiste: the Nominated Collection
by: Jon Batiste

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Label: Verve
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The Latona
by: Lauren Frihauf & Ben Suyat

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Label: Self-Release
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Brooklyn to Brooklin
by: Scone Cash Players

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Label: Daptone
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I Need a Job... So I Can Buy More Auto-Tune
by: Swamp Dogg

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Label: MERLIN
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The Wild Card
by: Ledisi

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Label: Listen Back
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Rise Above
by: Tomar and the Fcs

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Label: Splice
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Through Love's Eyes
by: Lisa Love

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Label: Bindelari Music
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Just Dropped in (To See What Condition My Rendition Was In)
by: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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Label: Daptone
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Hard Up
by: The Bamboos

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Label: Pacific Theatre
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Memories of
by: Kaz Hawkins

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Label: Self-Release
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Missunderstood: the Diaries
by: Queen Naija

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Label: Capitol
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It's Only Us
by: Monophonics

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Label: Colemine
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Natural Born Hustler
by: Josh Hoyer and Soul Colossal

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Label: Color Red
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Live in London
by: Mavis Staples

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Label: Anti
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Smoke & Mirrors
by: Bassel & the Supernaturals

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Label: Bassel Music
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The Daptone Super Soul Revue Live at the Apollo
by: Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens

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Label: Daptone
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Color Box
by: The KBCS

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Label: Sonar Kollektiv
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Give Me More Love
by: Al Green

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Label: Fat Possum
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Blackbirds
by: Bettye LaVette

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Label: Verve
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Sides (Acoustic)
by: Emily King

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Label: ATO
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Soul Food: Cooking with Maceo
by: Maceo Parker

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Label: Mascot
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The King of Soul
by: Otis Redding

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Label: Atlantic
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Let Love
by: Common

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Label: Loma Vista
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Work to Do
by: Marc Cohn

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Label: BMG
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Avalanche
by: Julian Taylor Band

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Label: Gypsy Soul
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All Love Everything
by: Aloe Blacc

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Label: BMG
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American Love Call
by: Durand Jones & The Indications

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Label: Dead Oceans
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Worthy
by: India.Arie

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Label: BMG
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The Last Word
by: The O'Jays

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Label: S-Curve
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Are You Ready
by: Leela James

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Label: Entertainment One
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CASE STUDY 01
by: Daniel Caesar

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Label: Golden Child
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Listen
by: Kyshona Armstrong

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Label: Tone Tree
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People Never Give Up
by: Curtis Mayfield

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Label: WMG
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