Soul man R. Kelly has topped a new list of the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the past quarter century.
The "I Believe I Can Fly" singer beat out Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey on the Billboard.com countdown, while his "Best of Both Worlds" album collaborator Jay-Z is the top rapper on the list - at eight.
The top 10 also features Usher, Alicia Keys and late soul star Luther Vandross.
The Full List:
1. R. Kelly
4. Mariah Carey
9. Freddie Jackson
10. Alicia Keys
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