Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Sales Data 1

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums ranks the most popular R&B/hip-hop albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

1 Last Week: 1

Rock Me Tonight

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 63
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 3

The Night I Fell In Love

Luther Vandross
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 80
3 Last Week: 2

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 116
4 Last Week: 5
Last Week 5
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 71
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 6

Only Four You

Mary Jane Girls
Last Week 6
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 47
8 Last Week: 8

Dream Of A Lifetime

Marvin Gaye
Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 20
9 Last Week: 9

Electric Lady

ConFunkShun
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 36
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 11
Last Week 11
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 29
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 10

Jesse Johnson's Revue

Jesse Johnson's Revue
Last Week 10
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 48
12 Last Week: 14

Ready For The World

Ready For The World
Last Week 14
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 51
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 13

Rhythm Of The Night

Debarge
Last Week 13
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 49
14 Last Week: 17

UTFO

UTFO
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 15

As The Band Turns

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 15
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 74
16 Last Week: 12

Suddenly

Billy Ocean
Last Week 12
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 70
17 Last Week: 19

A Little Spice

Loose Ends
Last Week 19
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 28
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 18

Meeting In The Ladies Room

Klymaxx
Last Week 18
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 65
19 Last Week: 16

Diamond Life

Sade
Last Week 16
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 76
20 Last Week: 29
Last Week 29
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 34
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 27

Street Called Desire

Rene & Angela
Last Week 27
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 76
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 21

Nightshift

Commodores
Last Week 21
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 36
23 Last Week: 23

Soda Fountain Shuffle

Earl Klugh
Last Week 23
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 21
24 Last Week: 24

Private Dancer

Tina Turner
Last Week 24
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 84
25 Last Week: 26

Beverly Hills Cop

Soundtrack
Last Week 26
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 32
26 Last Week: 30

Love Cycles

Klique
Last Week 30
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 28

No Jacket Required

Phil Collins
Last Week 28
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 29
28 Last Week: 20

King Of Rock

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 20
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 65
29 Last Week: 31

Material Thangz

The Deele
Last Week 31
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 25

Escape

Whodini
Last Week 25
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 48
31 Last Week: 34

Magic Touch

Stanley Jordan
Last Week 34
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 61
  • Gains in performance
32 Last Week: 32

Rain Forest

Paul Hardcastle
Last Week 32
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 24
33 Last Week: 33

Read My Lips

Melba Moore
Last Week 33
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 34
34 Last Week: 35

Like A Virgin

Madonna
Last Week 35
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 48
35 Last Week: 40

Alexander O'Neal

Alexander O'Neal
Last Week 40
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 74
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 39
Last Week 39
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 38

New Edition

New Edition
Last Week 38
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 57
38 Last Week: 22

Make It Big

Wham!
Last Week 22
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 38
39 Last Week: 37

Gravity

Kenny G
Last Week 37
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 12
40 Last Week: 36

Starchild

Teena Marie
Last Week 36
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 42
41 Last Week: 47

Do You Wanna Get Away

Shannon
Last Week 47
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 55

Dancin' In The Key Of Life

Steve Arrington
Last Week 55
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 45

I Feel For You

Chaka Khan
Last Week 45
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 47
46 Last Week: 46

Planetary Invasion

Midnight Star
Last Week 46
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 37
47 Last Week: 48

Truly For You

The Temptations
Last Week 48
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 38
48 Last Week: 51

Swept Away

Diana Ross
Last Week 51
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 48
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 50

Dangerous

Natalie Cole
Last Week 50
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 16
50 Last Week: 52

Eugene Wilde

Eugene Wilde
Last Week 52
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 34
51 Last Week: 53

Dancing In The Sun

George Howard
Last Week 53
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 25
52 Last Week: 44

Watching You, Watching Me

Bill Withers
Last Week 44
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 25
53 Last Week: 41

We Are The World

USA For Africa
Last Week 41
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 17
55 Last Week: 59

Take No Prisoners

Peabo Bryson
Last Week 59
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
56 Last Week: 56

Gap Band VI

The Gap Band
Last Week 56
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 40
57 Last Week: 57
Last Week 57
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 20
58 Last Week: 61

They Said It Couldn't Be Done

Grandmaster Flash
Last Week 61
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 26
59 Last Week: --

Radio M.U.S.C. Man

Womack & Womack
Last Week --
Peak Position 51
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
60 Last Week: --

When The Boys Meet The Girls

Sister Sledge
Last Week --
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
61 Last Week: 65

Can't Slow Down

Lionel Richie
Last Week 65
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 91
62 Last Week: --

In Memorium 1935-1984

Z.Z. Hill
Last Week --
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 5
63 Last Week: 68

You're Under Arrest

Miles Davis
Last Week 68
Peak Position 63
Wks on Chart 5
64 Last Week: 67

Fat Boys

Fat Boys
Last Week 67
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 42
65 Last Week: 66

Dream Into Action

Howard Jones
Last Week 66
Peak Position 65
Wks on Chart 9
66 Last Week: 54

If Looks Could Kill

The Reddings
Last Week 54
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 14
67 Last Week: 60

Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon

Soundtrack
Last Week 60
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 15
68 Last Week: 70
Last Week 70
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 33
69 Last Week: 58
Last Week 58
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 42
70 Last Week: 62

Chinese Wall

Philip Bailey
Last Week 62
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 35
72 Last Week: 73
Last Week 73
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 38
73 Last Week: 74

Love Talkin'

Denise LaSalle
Last Week 74
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 9
74 Last Week: 63

Sense Of Purpose

Third World
Last Week 63
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 22
75 Last Week: 69

Step By Step

Jeff Lorber
Last Week 69
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 20