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KEXP Blues music charts for 2017
Week: 11/17/2017 - 11/23/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy!  Ibeyi  Ash XL
2. Buy!  Curtis Harding Face Your Fear Anti-
3. Buy!  Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Soul of a Woman Daptone
4. Buy!  Kelela  Take Me Apart Warp
5. Buy!  Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black Anti-
6. Buy!  Bette Smith  Jetlagger Big Legal Mess
7. Buy!  The True Loves Famous Last Words self-released
8. Buy!  Polyrhythmics  Caldera self-released
9. Buy!  dvsn  Morning After OVO Sound/Warner Bros
10. Buy!  Miguel War & Leisure ByStorm/RCA


Week: 11/10/2017 - 11/16/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy!  Ibeyi  Ash XL
2. Buy!  Curtis Harding Face Your Fear Anti-
3. Buy!  Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Soul of a Woman Daptone
4. Buy!  Polyrhythmics  Caldera self-released
5. Buy!  Kelela  Take Me Apart Warp
6. Buy!  Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black Anti-
7. Buy!  Moses Sumney  Aromanticism Jagjaguwar
8. Buy!  SZA Ctrl TDE/RCA
9. Buy!  The True Loves Famous Last Words self-released
10. Buy!  Ikebe Shakedown The Way Home Colemine


Week: 11/3/2017 - 11/9/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy!  Kelela  Take Me Apart Warp
2. Buy!  Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Soul of a Woman Daptone
3. Buy!  Curtis Harding Face Your Fear Anti-
4. Buy!  Ibeyi  Ash XL
5. Buy!  Mavis Staples If All I Was Was Black Anti-
6. Buy!  Polyrhythmics  Caldera self-released
7. Buy!  dvsn  Morning After OVO Sound/Warner Bros
8. Buy!  Frank Ocean Provider self-released
9. Buy!  Ikebe Shakedown The Way Home Colemine
10. Buy!  Moses Sumney  Aromanticism Jagjaguwar


Week: 10/27/2017 - 11/2/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1 . Buy!  Curtis Harding   Face Your Fear  Anti-  
2 . Buy!  Kelela   Take Me Apart  Warp   
3 . Buy!  Polyrhythmics   Caldera  self-released   
4 . Buy!  The True Loves   Famous Last Words  self-released   
5 . Buy!  Ibeyi   Ash  XL   
6 . Buy!  Mavis Staples   If All I Was Was Black  Anti-  
7 . Buy!  Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings   Soul of a Woman  Daptone   
8 . Buy!  Moses Sumney   Aromanticism  Jagjaguwar   
9 . Buy!  Frank Ocean   Provider  self-released  
10 . Buy!  Jessie Ware   Glasshouse  Island   


Week: 7/21/2017 - 7/27/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SZACtrlTDE/RCA
2. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
3. Buy! El Michels AffairReturn to the 37th ChamberBig Crown
4. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
5. Buy! Cody ChesnuttMy Love Divine DegreeHandwritten
6. Buy! Ravyn LeNaeMidnight Moonlight EPThree Twenty Three
7. Buy! MoonchildVoyagerTru Thoughts
8. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitness ATO
9. Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
10. Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta


Week: 7/14/2017 - 7/20/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SZACtrlTDE/RCA
2. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
3. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
4. Buy! Cody ChesnuttMy Love Divine DegreeHandwritten
5. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
6. Buy! Ravyn LeNaeMidnight Moonlight EPThree Twenty Three
7. Buy! MoonchildVoyagerTru Thoughts
8. Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
9. Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta
10. Buy! Milton WrightComplete Friends & BuddiesAthens Of The North


Week: 7/7/2017 - 7/13/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SZACtrlTDE/RCA
2. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
3. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
4. Buy! Ravyn LeNaeMidnight Moonlight EPThree Twenty Three
5. Buy! Cody ChesnuttMy Love Divine DegreeHandwritten
6. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
7. Buy! MoonchildVoyagerTru Thoughts
8. Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
9. Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta
10. Buy! Milton WrightComplete Friends & BuddiesAthens Of The North


Week: 6/30/2017 - 7/6/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SZACtrlTDE/RCA
2. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
3. Buy! Cody ChesnuttMy Love Divine DegreeHandwritten
4. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
5. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
6. Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
7. Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta
8. Buy! Milton WrightComplete Friends & BuddiesAthens Of The North
9. Buy! RichenelLa DiferenciaMusic From Memory
10. Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum


Week: 6/23/2017 - 6/29/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SZACtrlTDE/RCA
2. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
3. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
4. Buy! Cody ChesnuttMy Love Divine DegreeHandwritten
5. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
6. Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum
7. Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
8. Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta
9. Buy! Milton WrightComplete Friends & BuddiesAthens Of The North
10. Buy! (Various)Mavis Staples I'll Take You There: An All-Star Concert CelebrationBlackbird


Week: 6/16/2017 - 6/22/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
2. Buy! Cody ChesnuttMy Love Divine DegreeHandwritten
3. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
4. Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum
5. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
6. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
7. Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
8. Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta
9. Buy! Milton WrightComplete Friends & BuddiesAthens Of The North
10. Buy! (Various)Mavis Staples I'll Take You There: An All-Star Concert CelebrationBlackbird


Week: 6/9/2017 - 6/15/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
2. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
3. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
4. Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum
5. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
6. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
7. Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
8. Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta
9. Buy! Milton WrightComplete Friends & BuddiesAthens Of The North
10. Buy! (Various)Mavis Staples I'll Take You There: An All-Star Concert CelebrationBlackbird


Week: 5/26/2017 - 6/5/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
2. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
3. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
4. Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum
5. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
6. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
7. Buy! The Hot 8 Brass BandOn The SpotTru Thoughts
8. Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
9. Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta
10. Buy! Milton WrightComplete Friends & BuddiesAthens Of The North


Week: 5/19/2017 - 5/25/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
2. Buy! Benjamin BookerWitnessATO
3. Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum
4. Buy! Preservation Hall Jazz BandSo It IsLegacy
5. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
6. Buy! Frank OceanChanelself-released
7. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
8. Buy! Bastien Keb22.02.85First Word
9. Buy! Otis Junior & Dr. DundiffHemispheresJakarta
10. Buy! (Various)Mavis Staples I'll Take You There: An All-Star Concert CelebrationBlackbird


Week: 5/5/2017 - 5/11/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
2. Buy! Don BryantDon't Give Up On LoveFat Possum
3. Buy! SassyBlackNew Black Swingself-released
4. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
5. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
6. Buy! The Hot 8 Brass BandOn The SpotTru Thoughts
7. Buy! Rhiannon GiddensFreedom HighwayNonesuch
8. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
9. Buy! Frank OceanChanelself-released
10. Buy! Steve LacySteve Lacy's Demo EPThree Quarter


Week: 4/28/2017 - 5/4/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
2. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
3. Buy! Steve LacySteve Lacy's Demo EPThree Quarter
4. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
5. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
6. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
7. Buy! Anna WiseThe Feminine: Act IIself-released
8. Buy! Valerie JuneThe Order Of TimeConcord
9. Buy! Frank OceanChanelself-released
10. Buy! Ronald Bruner Jr.TriumphWorld Galaxy/Alpha Pup


Week: 4/21/2017 - 4/27/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
2. Buy! Valerie JuneThe Order of TimeConcord
3. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
4. Buy! Sampha ProcessYoung Turks
5. Buy! Frank OceanChanelself-released
6. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
7. Buy! Tei ShiCrawl SpaceDowntown/Interscope
8. Buy! Rhiannon GiddensFreedom HighwayNonesuch
9. Buy! Steve LacySteve Lacy's Demo EPThree Quarter
10. Buy! Ronald Bruner Jr.TriumphWorld Galaxy/Alpha Pup


Week: 4/7/2017 - 4/13/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
2. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
3. Buy! Frank OceanChanelself-released
4. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
5. Buy! SydFinColumbia
6. Buy! Valerie JuneThe Order Of TimeConcord
7. Buy! The Hot 8 Brass BandOn The SpotTru Thoughts
8. Buy! Steve LacySteve Lacy's Demo EPThree Quarter
9. Buy! Tanika CharlesSoul RunRecord Kicks
10. Buy! Ronald Bruner Jr.TriumphWorld Galaxy/Alpha Pup


Week: 3/31/2017 - 4/6/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
2. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
3. Buy! SydFinColumbia
4. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
5. Buy! Black Joe Lewis & The HoneybearsBacklashINgrooves
6. Buy! Frank OceanChanelself-released
7. Buy! Steve LacySteve Lacy's Demo EPThree Quarter
8. Buy! Rhiannon GiddensFreedom HighwayNonesuch
9. Buy! The Hot 8 Brass BandOn The SpotTru Thoughts
10. Buy! Tanika CharlesSoul RunRecord Kicks


Week: 3/24/2017 - 3/30/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
2. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
3. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
4. Buy! Frank OceanChanelself-released
5. Buy! SydFinColumbia
6. Buy! Valerie JuneThe Order of TimeConcord
7. Buy! Black Joe Lewis & The HoneybearsBacklashINgrooves
8. Buy! Tanika CharlesSoul RunRecord Kicks
9. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
10. Buy! Gary Clark Jr.Live/North America 2016Warner Bros./HWUL


Week: 3/17/2017 - 3/23/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
2. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
3. Buy! SydFinColumbia
4. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
5. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
6. Buy! Frank OceanChanelself-released
7. Buy! Valerie JuneThe Order of TimeConcord
8. Buy! Gabriel Garzon-MontanoJardinStones Throw
9. Buy! Black Joe Lewis & The HoneybearsBacklashINgrooves
10. Buy! Rhiannon GiddensFreedom HighwayNonesuch


Week: 3/3/2017 - 3/9/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
2. Buy! SydFinColumbia
3. Buy! Chicano BatmanFreedom Is FreeATO
4. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
5. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
6. Buy! Valerie JuneThe Order Of TimeConcord
7. Buy! Black Joe Lewis & The HoneybearsBacklashIngrooves
8. Buy! Gabriel Garzon-MontanoJardinStones Throw
9. Buy! Rhiannon GiddensFreedom HighwayNonesuch
10. Buy! The OlympiansThe OlympiansDaptone


Week: 2/17/2017 - 2/23/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
2. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
3. Buy! SydFinColumbia
4. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
5. Buy! The OlympiansThe OlympiansDaptone
6. Buy! Black Joe Lewis & The HoneybearsBacklashIngrooves
7. Buy! (Various)The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Vol. 4Freestyle
8. Buy! Childish GambinoAwaken, My Love!Glassnote
9. Buy! Gabriel Garzon-MontanoJardinStones Throw
10. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia


Week: 2/10/2017 - 2/16/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItCity Slang
2. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
3. Buy! Childish GambinoAwaken, My Love!Glassnote
4. Buy! SydFinColumbia
5. Buy! The OlympiansThe OlympiansDaptone
6. Buy! Black Joe Lewis & The HoneybearsBacklashIngrooves
7. Buy! ThundercatDrunkBrainfeeder
8. Buy! (Various)The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Vol. 4Freestyle
9. Buy! Gabriel Garzon-MontanoJardinStones Throw
10. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia


Week: 2/3/2017 - 2/9/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
2. Buy! Childish GambinoAwaken, My Love!Glassnote
3. Buy! Gabriel Garzon-MontanoJardinStones Throw
4. Buy! SinkaneLife & Livin' ItStones Throw
5. Buy! The OlympiansThe OlympiansDaptone
6. Buy! The Rolling StonesBlue & LonesomePolydor/Interscope
7. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
8. Buy! Dawn RichardRedemptionLocal Action/Our Dawn
9. Buy! Lady WrayQueen AloneBig Crown
10. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw


Week: 1/27/2017 - 2/2/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Childish GambinoAwaken, My Love!Glassnote
2. Buy! SamphaProcessYoung Turks
3. Buy! Gabriel Garzon-MontanoJardinStones Throw
4. Buy! Lady WrayQueen AloneBig Crown
5. Buy! The OlympiansThe OlympiansDaptone
6. Buy! The Rolling StonesBlue & LonesomePolydor/Interscope
7. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
8. Buy! The WeekndStarboyXO/Republic
9. Buy! Dawn RichardRedemptionLocal Action/Our Dawn
10. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw


Week: 1/20/2017 - 1/26/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Childish GambinoAwaken, My Love!Glassnote
2. Buy! Dawn RichardRedemptionLocal Action/Our Dawn
3. Buy! The OlympiansThe OlympiansDaptone
4. Buy! Lady WrayQueen AloneBig Crown
5. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
6. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw
7. Buy! The Rolling StonesBlue & LonesomePolydor/Interscope
8. Buy! The WeekndStarboyXO/Republic
9. Buy! oddCoupleLiberationClosed Sessions
10. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea of NoiseRECORDS


Week: 1/13/2017 - 1/19/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Childish GambinoAwaken, My Love!Glassnote
2. Buy! Lady WrayQueen AloneBig Crown
3. Buy! The OlympiansThe OlympiansDaptone
4. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw
5. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
6. Buy! The Rolling StonesBlue & LonesomePolydor/Interscope
7. Buy! Dawn RichardRedemptionLocal Action/Our Dawn
8. Buy! The WeekndStarboyXO/Republic
9. Buy! oddCoupleLiberationClosed Sessions
10. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS


Week: 1/6/2017 - 1/12/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Childish GambinoAwaken, My Love!Glassnote
2. Buy! Lady WrayQueen AloneBig Crown
3. Buy! The OlympiansThe OlympiansDaptone
4. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw
5. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
6. Buy! Dawn RichardRedemptionLocal Action/Our Dawn
7. Buy! The WeekndStarboyXO/Republic
8. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
9. Buy! The Rolling StonesBlue & LonesomePolydor/Interscope
10. Buy! oddCoupleLiberationClosed Sessions


Week: 12/30/2016 - 1/5/2017
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Childish GambinoAwaken, My Love!Glassnote
2. Buy! Lady WrayQueen AloneBig Crown
3. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw
4. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
5. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
6. Buy! Lee Fields & The ExpressionsSpecial NightBig Crown
7. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
8. Buy! Dawn RichardRedemptionLocal Action/Our Dawn
9. Buy! The WeekndStarboyXO/Republic
10. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS