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

The Documentary

The Game
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 78
2 Last Week: 2

Get Lifted

John Legend
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 104
  • [1]Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 4

Free Yourself

Fantasia
Last Week 4
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 67
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 6

Urban Legend

T.I.
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 83
6 Last Week: 3

The Foundation

Geto Boys
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 22
7 Last Week: 7

Encore

Eminem
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 59
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 10

Destiny Fulfilled

Destiny's Child
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 61
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 11

Confessions

Usher
Last Week 11
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 103
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 8

The Red Light District

Ludacris
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 43
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 9

Goodies

Ciara
Last Week 9
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 80
New
12 Last Week: --

All The Best

Tina Turner
Last Week --
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 16
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 12

Turning Point

Mario
Last Week 12
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 38
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 14

R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece

Snoop Dogg
Last Week 14
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 40
16 Last Week: 15

Loyal To The Game

2Pac
Last Week 15
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 30
17 Last Week: 24

Ray (Soundtrack)

Ray Charles
Last Week 24
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 41
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 17

Suit

Nelly
Last Week 17
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 39
19 Last Week: 16

MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents: Collision Course

Jay-Z/Linkin Park
Last Week 16
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 32
20 Last Week: 13

WOW Gospel 2005

Various Artists
Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 40
21 Last Week: 22

Street's Disciple

Nas
Last Week 22
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 29
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 18

Concrete Rose

Ashanti
Last Week 18
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 28
23 Last Week: 19

Purple Haze

Cam'ron
Last Week 19
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 35
24 Last Week: 21

Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets

Trick Daddy
Last Week 21
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 39
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 23

Comin' From Where I'm From

Anthony Hamilton
Last Week 23
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 100
26 Last Week: --

Ray: More Music From (Soundtrack)

Ray Charles
Last Week --
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 41

Genius Loves Company

Ray Charles
Last Week 41
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 40
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 29

Do I Speak For The World

Gerald Levert
Last Week 29
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 27
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 28

Lyfe 268-192

Lyfe Jennings
Last Week 28
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 103
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 20

Coach Carter

Soundtrack
Last Week 20
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 11
31 Last Week: 27

The King Of Crunk & BME Recordings Present

Lil Scrappy/Trillville
Last Week 27
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 71
  • Gains in performance
32 Last Week: 31

The Diary Of Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys
Last Week 31
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 95
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 26

The Dana Owens Album

Queen Latifah
Last Week 26
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 39
34 Last Week: 37

Tha Carter

Lil Wayne
Last Week 37
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 75
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 38

Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2

Jill Scott
Last Week 38
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 55
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 30

Real Talk

Fabolous
Last Week 30
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 25
37 Last Week: 33

I Need An Angel

Ruben Studdard
Last Week 33
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 28
38 Last Week: 25

The Mind Of Mannie Fresh

Mannie Fresh
Last Week 25
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 18
39 Last Week: 43

Dangerously In Love

Beyonce
Last Week 43
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 104
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 39

R.U.L.E.

Ja Rule
Last Week 39
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 32

Straight Outta Ca$hville

Young Buck
Last Week 32
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 48
42 Last Week: 34

Diplomatic Immunity 2

The Diplomats
Last Week 34
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 22
43 Last Week: 36

Sweat

Nelly
Last Week 36
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 35
44 Last Week: 35
Last Week 35
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 24
45 Last Week: 40

Powerballin'

Chingy
Last Week 40
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 19
46 Last Week: 44
Last Week 44
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 104
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 45

Trouble

Akon
Last Week 45
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 73
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 42

The Hunger For More

Lloyd Banks
Last Week 42
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 47
49 Last Week: 47

Mind Body & Soul

Joss Stone
Last Week 47
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 59
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 51

Controversy Sells

Paul Wall & Chamillionaire
Last Week 51
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
51 Last Week: 53

The Best Of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat

Keith Sweat
Last Week 53
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 55
  • Gains in performance
52 Last Week: 54

My Brother & Me

Ying Yang Twins
Last Week 54
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 33
  • Gains in performance
53 Last Week: 49

M.I.A.M.I. (Money Is A Major Issue)

Pitbull
Last Week 49
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 57
54 Last Week: 52

Happy People/U Saved Me

R. Kelly
Last Week 52
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 35
  • Gains in performance
55 Last Week: 56

My Everything

Anita Baker
Last Week 56
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 28
  • Gains in performance
56 Last Week: 46

JoJo

JoJo
Last Week 46
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 41
57 Last Week: 48

One Love

New Edition
Last Week 48
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 17
58 Last Week: 63

Nothing Without You

Smokie Norful
Last Week 63
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 63
  • Gains in performance
59 Last Week: 64

The College Dropout

Kanye West
Last Week 64
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 94
  • Gains in performance
60 Last Week: --

Kingston To King Of The Dancehall: A Collection Of Dancehall Favorites

Beenie Man
Last Week --
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
61 Last Week: 55

The Source Presents Hip-Hop Hits Volume 9

Various Artists
Last Week 55
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 12
62 Last Week: 59

Guerilla City

Guerilla Black
Last Week 59
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 22
63 Last Week: 58

Crime Mob

Crime Mob
Last Week 58
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 42
64 Last Week: 66

The J Moss Project

J Moss
Last Week 66
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 44
  • Gains in performance
65 Last Week: --

Ghetto Revelations

Urban Mystic
Last Week --
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
66 Last Week: 83

Number Ones

Michael Jackson
Last Week 83
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 34
  • Gains in performance
67 Last Week: 65

At Last... The Duets Album

Kenny G
Last Week 65
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 26
68 Last Week: 60

Born For This!

Stephanie Mills
Last Week 60
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 26
69 Last Week: 75
Last Week 75
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 106
  • Gains in performance
70 Last Week: 77

Phinally Phamous

Lil Wyte
Last Week 77
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
71 Last Week: 79
Last Week 79
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 44
  • Gains in performance
72 Last Week: 62

Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Xzibit
Last Week 62
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 10
73 Last Week: 74

The Black Album

JAY-Z
Last Week 74
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 89
74 Last Week: 76

Living Legends

8Ball & MJG
Last Week 76
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 37
75 Last Week: 68

Menage A Trois

Baby Bash
Last Week 68
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 24
76 Last Week: 72

Unfinished Business

R. Kelly & Jay-Z
Last Week 72
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
77 Last Week: 67

Kiss Of Death

Jadakiss
Last Week 67
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 38
78 Last Week: 84

The Greatest Hits

Juvenile
Last Week 84
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 21
79 Last Week: 73

1st Infantry

The Alchemist
Last Week 73
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 27
80 Last Week: 70

Stronger Everyday

Jon B
Last Week 70
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 18
81 Last Week: 89

On My Way To Church

The Diplomats Present Jim Jones
Last Week 89
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
82 Last Week: 69

Rookie Of The Year

Dirty Rat
Last Week 69
Peak Position 65
Wks on Chart 7
83 Last Week: 91

Beg For Mercy

G Unit
Last Week 91
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 75
  • Gains in performance
84 Last Week: 57

Everlasting Love

Vanessa Williams
Last Week 57
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 4
85 Last Week: 85

The DEFinition

LL Cool J
Last Week 85
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 25
86 Last Week: 93

The Day Hell Broke Loose 2

Various Artists
Last Week 93
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 27
  • Gains in performance
87 Last Week: 90

Somethin' 'Bout Love

Fred Hammond
Last Week 90
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 39
88 Last Week: 50

The World Of Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole
Last Week 50
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 3
89 Last Week: 92

Gotta Have Gospel! Vol. 2

Various Artists
Last Week 92
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 18
90 Last Week: 80

The New Danger

Mos Def
Last Week 80
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 23
91 Last Week: 71

B.R. Gunna's Dirty District Vol. 2

B.R. Gunna
Last Week 71
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 8
92 Last Week: 78

Enemy Lines Entertainment Presents:The Golden Soldiers Compilation Volume I

Various Artists
Last Week 78
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 20
93 Last Week: 97

Kemistry

Kem
Last Week 97
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 89
  • Gains in performance
94 Last Week: 87

I Speak Life

Donald Lawrence & Co.
Last Week 87
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 28
95 Last Week: 100
Last Week 100
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
96 Last Week: 81

Bringing It All Together

Vickie Winans
Last Week 81
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 78
97 Last Week: 95

Outrun The Sky

Lalah Hathaway
Last Week 95
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 31
98 Last Week: --

Dance With My Father

Luther Vandross
Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 93
  • Gains in performance
99 Last Week: 99

I Owe You

Kierra '"KiKi" Sheard
Last Week 99
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 29
100 Last Week: --

Poe Little Rich Girl

Jacki-O
Last Week --
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance