Top Funk Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
49
Prince and The Revolution Purple Rain Synth Funk Film Soundtrack, Pop Rock 1984
2
56
Sly and the Family Stone There's a Riot Goin' On Soul 1971
3
184
Curtis Mayfield Superfly Chicago Soul, Film Soundtrack 1972
4
199
Sly and the Family Stone Stand! Psychedelic Soul 1969
5
212
Prince and The Revolution 1999 Synth Funk Pop 1982
6
266
Funkadelic One Nation Under a Groove P-Funk Funk Rock 1978
7
298
Parliament Mothership Connection P-Funk 1975
8
432
James Brown Sex Machine Soul 1970
9
458
Prince Dirty Mind Synth Funk Pop Rock 1980
10
491
Herbie Hancock Head Hunters Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1973
11
506
Funkadelic Maggot Brain Funk Rock 1971
12
741
Sly and the Family Stone Fresh Psychedelic Soul 1973
13
1043
Isaac Hayes Shaft Film Score, Soul 1971
14
1079
The Isley Brothers 3+3 Psychedelic Soul 1973
15
1150
Fela and Africa 70 Zombie Afrobeat 1976
16
1171
Miles Davis On the Corner Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1972
17
1229
Blood Orange Freetown Sound Synth Funk Alternative R&B 2016
18
1274
Stevie Wonder Music of My Mind Soul 1972
19
1328
James Brown The Payback Soul 1973
20
1341
James Brown 'Live' at the Apollo, Volume II Soul 1968
21
1578
Parliament Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome P-Funk 1977
22
1614
Janelle Monáe The Electric Lady Contemporary R&B 2013
23
1660
Rick James Street Songs Synth Funk Contemporary R&B 1981
24
1795
The Meters Look-Ka Py Py 1970
25
1843
The Meters Rejuvenation New Orleans R&B 1974
26
1955
Jorge Ben África Brasil MPB, Samba-Rock 1976
27
1958
Earth, Wind & Fire That's the Way of the World Soul 1975
28
1983
War The World Is a Ghetto Soul 1972
29
2006
Curtis Mayfield There's No Place Like America Today Soul 1975
30
2190
Parliament The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein P-Funk 1976
31
2316
Wild Tchoupitoulas Wild Tchoupitoulas New Orleans R&B 1976
32
2401
Miles Davis Tutu Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1986
33
2439
Prince Lovesexy Contemporary R&B, Pop Rock 1988
34
2457
Fela Anikulapo Kuti Sorrow Tears and Blood/Black President [1981] Afrobeat 1977
35
2610
Jamiroquai Emergency on Planet Earth Acid Jazz 1993
36
2614
Funkadelic Funkadelic P-Funk Funk Rock 1970
37
2705
Cameo Word Up! Synth Funk Contemporary R&B 1986
38
2711
George Benson Breezin' Jazz-Funk Smooth Jazz, Soul Jazz 1976
39
2741
Prince & The New Power Generation O(+> ["Love Symbol Album"] Contemporary R&B, Pop Rock, Pop Soul 1992
40
2809
George Clinton Computer Games P-Funk, Synth Funk 1982
41
2909
Earth, Wind & Fire I Am Disco 1979
42
2917
Earth, Wind & Fire Gratitude Soul 1975
43
2940
The Jacksons Triumph Synth Funk Pop Soul 1980

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Prince Controversy Synth Funk Pop Rock 1981
Prince & The New Power Generation Diamonds and Pearls Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop, Pop Soul 1991
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 Expensive Shit Afrobeat 1975
Earth, Wind & Fire All 'n' All Soul 1977
Miles Davis Agharta Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1975
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson Winter in America Jazz-Funk Soul, Soul Jazz 1974
Fela Kuti Roforofo Fight Afrobeat 1972
The Time What Time Is It? Synth Funk 1982
Blood Orange Cupid Deluxe Synth Funk Alternative R&B 2013
Sly and Robbie Rhythm Killers Synth Funk Hip Hop, Ragga 1987
Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70 Gentleman Afrobeat 1973
Jackson 5 ABC Pop Soul 1970
Red Hot Chili Peppers Freaky Styley Alternative Rock, Funk Rock 1985
War All Day Music Soul 1971
Fela Original Sufferhead Afrobeat 1981
Parliament Motor Booty Affair P-Funk 1978
Betty Davis They Say I'm Different 1974
Funkadelic Cosmic Slop Psychedelic Soul 1973
James Brown Cold Sweat Soul 1967
Parliament Live: P-Funk Earth Tour P-Funk 1977
James Brown Revolution of the Mind (Live at the Apollo, Vol. 3) Soul 1971
Miles Davis Pangaea Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1976
Eric Burdon & War Eric Burdon Declares War Psychedelic Rock, Psychedelic Soul 1970
Prince Graffiti Bridge Synth Funk Dance-Pop, Film Soundtrack, Pop Rock 1990
Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70 Confusion Afrobeat 1975
Funkadelic Let's Take It to the Stage P-Funk Funk Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1975
Curtis Mayfield Roots Chicago Soul 1971
War Why Can't We Be Friends? Soul 1975
Jungle Jungle Synth Funk Funktronica, Smooth Soul 2014
Jamiroquai Travelling Without Moving Acid Jazz 1996
Bootsy's Rubber Band Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! P-Funk 1977
Fela Anikulapo Kuti Shuffering & Shmiling Afrobeat 1977
Fela Coffin for Head of State Afrobeat 1981
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Ain't That a Bitch 1976
Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70 Open & Close Afrobeat 1971
The Jacksons Destiny Disco 1978
Defunkt Thermonuclear Sweat Jazz-Funk 1982
Chic Real People Disco 1980
Miles Davis Get Up with It Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1974
Defunkt Defunkt Jazz-Funk 1980
The Crusaders Crusaders 1 Jazz-Funk 1972
Earth, Wind & Fire Spirit Soul 1976
Trouble Funk Drop the Bomb Go-Go 1982
Funkadelic Standing on the Verge of Getting It On P-Funk Funk Rock 1974
Parliament Up for the Down Stroke P-Funk 1974
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings 100 Days, 100 Nights Soul 2007
Material One Down Disco 1982
Kool & The Gang Wild and Peaceful 1973
Childish Gambino Awaken, My Love! Neo-Soul, Psychedelic Soul 2016
Bootsy's Rubber Band Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band P-Funk 1976
Teena Marie It Must Be Magic Soul 1981
Bootsy's Rubber Band Bootsy? Player of the Year P-Funk 1978
Level 42 World Machine Pop 1985
Teena Marie Starchild Dance-Pop 1984
Yussef Kamaal Black Focus Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 2016
Fun Lovin' Criminals 100% Colombian Alternative Rock 1998
Miles Davis Dark Magus Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1977
Prince Musicology Neo-Soul, Pop Rock 2004