Readers' Poll Results: Your Fave Album Of 2010
10. KANYE WEST
"My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"

Despite a 78% decline, Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" holds onto the No. 1 spot for a second week on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, logging sales of 108,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Nicki Minaj remains at No. 2 with "Pink Friday" (103,000, down 73%) and Rihanna's "Loud" maintains the chart's No. 3 position (77,000 units, down 45%).

Mariah Carey's "Merry Christmas II You" jumps 7-4 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with a 56% increase to 65,000 copies, good for the chart's Greatest Gainer award. The album's "Oh Santa!" blasts 12-1 in its second week on Adult Contemporary to become the chart's fastest No. 1 in the last two decades.

The week's highest debut on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums belongs to Jazmine Sullivan, whose "Love Me Back" opens at No. 5 with 56,000 units. Her debut set "Fearless" began at No. 1 on the list in 2008 and at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 with 66,000.

Eminem's "Recovery," Billboard's top R&B/Hip-Hop album of 2010, slides 5-6 with a (44,000, a 9% drop) and Chrisette Michelle's "Let Freedom Reign" debuts at No. 7 (42,000). Her previous set "Epiphany" opened at No. 1 on both R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and the Billboard 200 last year with 83,000.

No. 8 marks another new addition to R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, as Eric Benet's "Lost in Time" arrives with 32,000. The debut marks the singer's third top 10 on the list, following 1999's "A Day in the Life" (No. 6 peak) and 2008's "Love & Life" (No. 2).

Closing out the top 10 are Ne-Yo's "Libra Scale," which tumbles 4-9 (31,000, down 72%), and Lil Wayne's "I Am Not a Human Being," which falls 8-10 (26,000, down 29%).

Outside the top 10 are a number of notable debuts, including Ron Isley's "Mr. I" at No. 11 (22,000), El DeBarge's "Second Chance" (No. 13, 21,000), Slim Thug's "The Thug Show" (No. 17, 14,000), Soulja Boy's "The DeAndre Way" (No. 18, 13,000), Flo Rida's "Only 1 Flo Part 1" (No. 21, 11,000) and Miguel's "All I Want Is You" (No. 22 ,11,000).

On R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Trey Songz' "Can't Be Friends" collects a sixth consecutive week at No. 1, while Rick Ross' "Aston Martin Music," featuring Drake and Chrisette Michele, steps 3-2, inching Ross closer to his first leader on the list.

Waka Flocka Flame's "No Hands," featuring Roscoe Dash and Wale, slides 2-3, while Chris Brown's "Deuces," featuring Tyga and Kevin McCall, holds onto the No. 4 position.

Nicki Minaj's "Right Thru Me" steps 6-5, marking her fourth top five on the chart, and Rihanna's "What's My Name?," featuring Drake, skips 8-6 (26 million in audience, up 16%).

Lloyd's "Lay It Down" continues its ascent, lifting 9-7, while Willow's "Whip My Hair" experiences its first drop, dipping 5-8 with a 10% decline to 22.2 million in audience.

Rounding out the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs top 10 are two new entries to the top tier. Twista's "Make a Movie," featuring Chris Brown, jumps 13-9 (19.9 million audience impressions, up 11%) and Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow" rises 12-10 (19.4 million in audience, up 7%).

The only new entry to the chart this week is Kanye West's "All of the Lights" at No. 96. The debut marks the fourth charted title from "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy." West has fallen shy of the top 20 with each prior track: "POWER" peaked at No. 22 in July and "Monster" and "Runaway" each reached No. 30 in November.

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