The new guard of R&B is here. After Miguel, Frank Ocean and Elle Varner had a stellar 2012, it's time to see what else is out there when it comes to new entertainers. As 2013 begins, more young singers bring an array of sounds.

The variety has hip-hop, rock and folk influences so there's something for every soul lover's taste. When these group of newbies let their voice be hear, it's a reminder of what R&B artists have always done best: sing our lowest lows when we can't, and produce the melodies bringing us back up again. So no more talk of R&B's death; the revival is here. Check out's choice of 10 R&B artists to look out for in 2013.