Top Funk Albums





Rank All Time Artist Album Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
47
Prince and The Revolution Purple Rain Synth Funk Film Soundtrack, Pop Rock 1984
2
61
Sly and the Family Stone There's a Riot Goin' On Soul 1971
3
174
Curtis Mayfield Superfly Chicago Soul, Film Soundtrack 1972
4
193
Sly and the Family Stone Stand! Psychedelic Soul 1969
5
207
Prince and The Revolution 1999 Synth Funk Pop 1982
6
259
Funkadelic One Nation Under a Groove P-Funk Funk Rock 1978
7
282
Parliament Mothership Connection P-Funk 1975
8
419
Prince Dirty Mind Synth Funk Pop Rock 1980
9
461
James Brown Sex Machine Soul 1970
10
462
Funkadelic Maggot Brain Funk Rock 1971
11
494
Herbie Hancock Head Hunters Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1973
12
779
Sly and the Family Stone Fresh Psychedelic Soul 1973
13
1025
The Isley Brothers 3+3 Psychedelic Soul 1973
14
1029
Isaac Hayes Shaft Film Score, Soul 1971
15
1111
Fela and Africa 70 Zombie Afrobeat 1976
16
1206
Miles Davis On the Corner Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1972
17
1239
Stevie Wonder Music of My Mind Soul 1972
18
1312
James Brown The Payback Soul 1973
19
1342
Rick James Street Songs Synth Funk Contemporary R&B 1981
20
1378
James Brown 'Live' at the Apollo, Volume II Soul 1968
21
1405
Blood Orange Cupid Deluxe Synth Funk Alternative R&B 2013
22
1582
Parliament Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome P-Funk 1977
23
1603
The Meters Look-Ka Py Py 1970
24
1653
Blood Orange Freetown Sound Synth Funk Alternative R&B 2016
25
1735
Earth, Wind & Fire That's the Way of the World Soul 1975
26
1885
Wild Tchoupitoulas Wild Tchoupitoulas New Orleans R&B 1976
27
1958
Curtis Mayfield There's No Place Like America Today Soul 1975
28
2010
War The World Is a Ghetto Soul 1972
29
2121
Jorge Ben Įfrica Brasil MPB, Samba-Rock 1976
30
2138
The Meters Rejuvenation New Orleans R&B 1974
31
2192
Fela Anikulapo Kuti Sorrow Tears and Blood/Black President [1981] Afrobeat 1977
32
2308
Parliament The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein P-Funk 1976
33
2312
Miles Davis Tutu Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1986
34
2356
Janelle Monáe The Electric Lady Contemporary R&B 2013
35
2492
Prince Lovesexy Contemporary R&B, Pop Rock 1988
36
2557
George Benson Breezin' Jazz-Funk Smooth Jazz, Soul Jazz 1976
37
2602
George Clinton Computer Games P-Funk, Synth Funk 1982
38
2656
Prince & The New Power Generation O(+> ["Love Symbol Album"] Contemporary R&B, Pop Rock, Pop Soul 1992
39
2793
Cameo Word Up! Synth Funk Contemporary R&B 1986
40
2873
Earth, Wind & Fire Gratitude Soul 1975
41
2901
Betty Davis They Say I'm Different 1974
42
2960
Childish Gambino Awaken, My Love! Neo-Soul, Psychedelic Soul 2016
43
2980
The Jacksons Triumph Synth Funk Pop Soul 1980
44
2984
Funkadelic Funkadelic P-Funk Funk Rock 1970

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Jamiroquai Emergency on Planet Earth Acid Jazz 1993
Earth, Wind & Fire I Am Disco 1979
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 Expensive Shit Afrobeat 1975
Earth, Wind & Fire All 'n' All Soul 1977
War All Day Music Soul 1971
Prince Controversy Synth Funk Pop Rock 1981
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson Winter in America Jazz-Funk Soul, Soul Jazz 1974
Prince & The New Power Generation Diamonds and Pearls Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop, Pop Soul 1991
Fela Coffin for Head of State Afrobeat 1981
Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70 Gentleman Afrobeat 1973
Fela Kuti Roforofo Fight Afrobeat 1972
Jackson 5 ABC Pop Soul 1970
Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70 Confusion Afrobeat 1974
Sly and Robbie Rhythm Killers Synth Funk Hip Hop, Ragga 1987
The Time What Time Is It? Synth Funk 1982
Fela Original Sufferhead Afrobeat 1981
Funkadelic Cosmic Slop Psychedelic Soul 1973
Bootsy's Rubber Band Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! P-Funk 1977
Red Hot Chili Peppers Freaky Styley Alternative Rock, Funk Rock 1985
Eric Burdon & War Eric Burdon Declares War Psychedelic Rock, Psychedelic Soul 1970
Miles Davis Agharta Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1975
Parliament Live: P-Funk Earth Tour P-Funk 1977
James Brown Revolution of the Mind (Live at the Apollo, Vol. 3) Soul 1971
Parliament Motor Booty Affair P-Funk 1978
Curtis Mayfield Roots Chicago Soul 1971
James Brown Cold Sweat Soul 1967
War Why Can't We Be Friends? Soul 1975
Prince Graffiti Bridge Synth Funk Dance-Pop, Film Soundtrack, Pop Rock 1990
Jamiroquai Travelling Without Moving Acid Jazz 1996
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Ain't That a Bitch 1976
Jungle Jungle Synth Funk Funktronica, Smooth Soul 2014
Miles Davis Pangaea Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1976
The Jacksons Destiny Disco 1978
Defunkt Defunkt Jazz-Funk 1980
Fela Anikulapo Kuti Shuffering & Shmiling Afrobeat 1977
Chic Real People Disco 1980
Funkadelic Let's Take It to the Stage P-Funk Funk Rock, Psychedelic Rock 1975
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings 100 Days, 100 Nights Soul 2007
Miles Davis Get Up with It Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1974
Kool & The Gang Wild and Peaceful 1973
Defunkt Thermonuclear Sweat Jazz-Funk 1982
Trouble Funk Drop the Bomb Go-Go 1982
Anderson .Paak Ventura Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul 2019
The Crusaders Crusaders 1 Jazz-Funk 1972
Earth, Wind & Fire Spirit Soul 1976
Funkadelic Standing on the Verge of Getting It On P-Funk Funk Rock 1974
Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70 Open & Close Afrobeat 1971
Bootsy's Rubber Band Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band P-Funk 1976
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Give the People What They Want Southern Soul 2014
Parliament Up for the Down Stroke P-Funk 1974
Material One Down Disco 1982
Level 42 World Machine Pop 1985
Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics Inspiration Information Jazz-Funk Ethio-Jazz 2009
Teena Marie Starchild Dance-Pop 1984
Teena Marie It Must Be Magic Soul 1981
Bootsy's Rubber Band Bootsy? Player of the Year P-Funk 1978
Miles Davis Dark Magus Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 1977
Fun Lovin' Criminals 100% Colombian Alternative Rock 1998
Yussef Kamaal Black Focus Jazz-Funk Jazz Fusion 2016
Toro y Moi Outer Peace Synth Funk Alternative R&B 2019
Dām-Funk Toeachizown Synth Funk Electro 2009
The Sa-Ra Creative Partners Nuclear Evolution: The Age of Love Synth Funk Neo-Soul, Psychedelic Soul 2009
Mark Ronson Uptown Special Synth Funk 2015
Anderson .Paak Oxnard Contemporary R&B, Hip Hop, Neo-Soul 2018
Prince Musicology Neo-Soul, Pop Rock 2004
Toro y Moi Boo Boo Synth Funk Alternative R&B, Chillwave 2017