Classic Soul/R&B Album

May 2021

The Isley Brothers, ‘3+3’

June 2021

Quincy Jones – ‘The Dude’

July 2021

CHIC – ‘C’est CHIC’

August 2021

Donny Hathaway – ‘Extension of a Man’

*NEW CATEGORY: CLASSIC SOUL/R&B ALBUM – any full-length album recorded between 1960-1990 that is generally regarded as a career-defining pioneering or groundbreaking work by a solo artist, group or duo.

Full List of Inductees

WHAT’S GOING ON – MARVIN GAYE * PURPLE RAIN – PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION * TALKING BOOK – STEVIE WONDER * SUPER FLY – CURTIS MAYFIELD * FIRST TAKE – ROBERTA FLACK * I NEVER LOVED A MAN THE WAY I LOVED YOU – ARETHA FRANKLIN * THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD – EARTH, WIND & FIRE * RUFUS FEATURING CHAKA KHAN – RUFUS FEATURING CHAKA KHAN * HOT BUTTERED SOUL – ISAAC HAYES * RAPTURE – ANITA BAKER * GIVE ME THE NIGHT – GEORGE BENSON * LET’S STAY TOGETHER – AL GREEN * 3+3 – THE ISLEY BROTHERS * THE DUDE – QUINCY JONES * C”EST CHIC – CHIC * EXTENSION OF A MAN – DONNY HATHAWAY

Soul Music Hall of Fame Categories