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Black Music Month: Top 20 Black Artists

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Throughout June, RadioMilwaukee celebrated Black Music Month. One of the ways we celebrated is by asking our listeners to participate in a Black Music Month Poll.  Our listeners could pick up to 5 of their favorite artists.  Today, we tallied up the votes and aired the top 20 artists. Here is the list.

20. B.B. King – Caledonia

19. Paliament/Funkadelic – Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)

18. Curtis Mayfield – Freddie’s Dead

17. Outkast – Elevators (Me & You)

16. Michael Jackson – Billie Jean

15. Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved A Man (The Way That I Love You)

14. The Roots – The Seed

13. Ray Charles – I Don’t Need No Doctor

12. Erykah Badu – Honey

11. A Tribe Called Quest – Steve Biko

10. Otis Redding – Hard To Handle

9. Al Green – Here I Am

8. Billie Holiday – Lover Come Back To Me

7. Marvin Gaye – Trouble Man

6. James Brown – Super Bad

5. Miles Davis – The Meaning of The Blues

4. Prince – I Wanna Be Your Lover

3. Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watch Tower

2. Stevie Wonder – You Haven’t Done Nothin’

1. Bob Marley – Could You Be Loved