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: 2

Give Me The Reason

Luther Vandross
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 64
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

Just Like The First Time

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 69
3 Last Week: 3

Jody Watley

Jody Watley
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 68
4 Last Week: 5

Sign 'O' The Times

Prince
Last Week 5
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 48
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 4

Life, Love & Pain

Club Nouveau
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 44
6 Last Week: 6

Word Up

Cameo
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 52
7 Last Week: 7
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 108
8 Last Week: 8

A Lot Of Love

Melba Moore
Last Week 8
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 59
9 Last Week: 13

All In The Name Of Love

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 13
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 32
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 11

Keep Your Eye On Me

Herb Alpert
Last Week 11
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 30
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 10

Licensed To Ill

Beastie Boys
Last Week 10
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 40
12 Last Week: 9

Shirley Murdock!

Shirley Murdock
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 63
13 Last Week: 16

One Heartbeat

Smokey Robinson
Last Week 16
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 61
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 14

Don't Disturb This Groove

The System
Last Week 14
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 33
15 Last Week: 15
Last Week 15
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 91
16 Last Week: 17

Najee's Theme

Najee
Last Week 17
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 68
17 Last Week: 20

Duotones

Kenny G
Last Week 20
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 86
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 12

The Zagora

Loose Ends
Last Week 12
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 55
19 Last Week: 19

Watch Out!

Patrice Rushen
Last Week 19
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 20
20 Last Week: 21
Last Week 21
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 42
21 Last Week: 18

Aretha (II)

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 18
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 39
22 Last Week: 26

Kool Moe Dee

Kool Moe Dee
Last Week 26
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 22

Shake You Down

Gregory Abbott
Last Week 22
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 38
24 Last Week: 23

Living All Alone

Phyllis Hyman
Last Week 23
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 63
25 Last Week: 25

Hot, Cool & Vicious

Salt-N-Pepa
Last Week 25
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 64
26 Last Week: 43

Surface

Surface
Last Week 43
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 35
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 24

2 Live Crew Is What We Are

The 2 Live Crew
Last Week 24
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 29
29 Last Week: 27

Come Share My Love

Miki Howard
Last Week 27
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 35
30 Last Week: 31

Soul Survivor

Al Green
Last Week 31
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 25
31 Last Week: 34

Dancing On The Ceiling

Lionel Richie
Last Week 34
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 50
32 Last Week: 36

Marvin Sease

Marvin Sease
Last Week 36
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 46
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 30

Strong Persuader

Robert Cray
Last Week 30
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 35
35 Last Week: 40

Klymaxx

Klymaxx
Last Week 40
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 47
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 29

Sensational

Starpoint
Last Week 29
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 17
37 Last Week: 37

Gap Band 8

The Gap Band
Last Week 37
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 23
38 Last Week: 35

Raising Hell

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 35
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 60
39 Last Week: 28

Exposure

Expose
Last Week 28
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 61
40 Last Week: 48
Last Week 48
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 27
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 41
Last Week 41
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 51
42 Last Week: 45

Oh, My God!

Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
Last Week 45
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 34
43 Last Week: 51

Ba-Dop-Boom-Bang

Grandmaster Flash
Last Week 51
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 38
Last Week 38
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 49
46 Last Week: 46

Vicious Rumors...The Album

Timex Social Club
Last Week 46
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 45
47 Last Week: 33

An Imitation Of Love

Millie Jackson
Last Week 33
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 32
48 Last Week: 52

Sexappeal

Georgio
Last Week 52
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 54
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 58

The Finer Things In Life

Chuck Stanley
Last Week 58
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 50

Perfect Timing

Donna Allen
Last Week 50
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 25
51 Last Week: 44

A Nice Place To Be

George Howard
Last Week 44
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 29
52 Last Week: 59

Love Fantasy

Alphonse Mouzon
Last Week 59
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
53 Last Week: 42

Music Madness

Mantronix
Last Week 42
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 29
54 Last Week: 54

One Way XI

One Way
Last Week 54
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 38
55 Last Week: 53

A Change Of Heart

David Sanborn
Last Week 53
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 32
56 Last Week: 60

Yo! Bum Rush The Show

Public Enemy
Last Week 60
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 53
  • Gains in performance
58 Last Week: 47

Sheila E.

Sheila E
Last Week 47
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 12
59 Last Week: 62

I Commit To Love

Howard Hewett
Last Week 62
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 48
  • Gains in performance
61 Last Week: 63

Bring The Beat Back

Steady B
Last Week 63
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 18
62 Last Week: 65

Spontaneous Inventions

Bobby McFerrin
Last Week 65
Peak Position 62
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
63 Last Week: 66

Sweetheart

Rainy Davis
Last Week 66
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 8
64 Last Week: 56
Last Week 56
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 12
66 Last Week: 67

The Return Of Bruno

Bruce Willis
Last Week 67
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 13
67 Last Week: 74

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston
Last Week 74
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 116
  • Gains in performance
68 Last Week: --

King Of Stage

Bobby Brown
Last Week --
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
69 Last Week: 73

Start Over

Cheryl Lynn
Last Week 73
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 12
70 Last Week: 64

The Jets

The Jets
Last Week 64
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 62
72 Last Week: 72

Chico DeBarge

Chico DeBarge
Last Week 72
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 32
73 Last Week: 70
Last Week 70
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 11
74 Last Week: 68

Love Me Right

Millie Scott
Last Week 68
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 6
75 Last Week: 69

Break Every Rule

Tina Turner
Last Week 69
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 32