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: 52

808s & Heartbreak

Kanye West
Last Week 52
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 73
  • [1]Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 84

Theater Of The Mind

Ludacris
Last Week 84
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 72
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
3 Last Week: 1

I Am...Sasha Fierce

Beyonce
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 79
4 Last Week: 3

Paper Trail

T.I.
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 78
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 2

Thr33 Ringz

T-Pain
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 34
New
6 Last Week: --

The Ball Street Journal

E-40
Last Week --
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 25
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 6
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 75
8 Last Week: 11

Tha Carter III

Lil Wayne
Last Week 11
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 79
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 9

Year Of The Gentleman

Ne-Yo
Last Week 9
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 78
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 8
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 66
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 7

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson
Last Week 7
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 78
12 Last Week: 10

The Recession

Young Jeezy
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 78
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 15

Good Girl Gone Bad

Rihanna
Last Week 15
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 98
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 12

Something Else

Robin Thicke
Last Week 12
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 42
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 5

Gutta

DJ Khaled Presents Ace Hood
Last Week 5
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 20
16 Last Week: 13

Soul

Seal
Last Week 13
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 75
17 Last Week: 4

Love's Crazy

Slim
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 18
18 Last Week: --

Classic Jaheim Vol. 1

Jaheim
Last Week --
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 16

The Sound

Mary Mary
Last Week 16
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 79
20 Last Week: 17
Last Week 17
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 43
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 20

Here I Stand

Usher
Last Week 20
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 69
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 14

The Last Chair Violinist

SPM
Last Week 14
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 20
23 Last Week: 18

The Renaissance

Q-Tip
Last Week 18
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 20
24 Last Week: 33

Just Like You

Keyshia Cole
Last Week 33
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 78
  • Gains in performance
25 Last Week: 21

Love & Life

Eric Benet
Last Week 21
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 59
26 Last Week: 35

Exclusive

Chris Brown
Last Week 35
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 71
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 19

The Promise

Deborah Cox
Last Week 19
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 36
28 Last Week: 31

I'll Be Home For Christmas

Brian McKnight
Last Week 31
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 25

We Global

DJ Khaled
Last Week 25
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 27
  • Gains in performance
30 Last Week: 30
Last Week 30
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 110
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 23

Joe Thomas, New Man

Joe
Last Week 23
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 39
32 Last Week: 27

The Way I See It

Raphael Saadiq
Last Week 27
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 74
33 Last Week: 37

A Long Time Coming

Wayne Brady
Last Week 37
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: 44

Growing Pains

Mary J. Blige
Last Week 44
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 76
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 55
Last Week 55
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 47
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 40
Last Week 40
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 78
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 42

Christmas In The City 2

Various Artists
Last Week 42
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 34

Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams

Solange
Last Week 34
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 58
39 Last Week: 43

2 Krayze

2 Krayze
Last Week 43
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 63

The Declaration

Ashanti
Last Week 63
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 34
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 22

Loved By Few Hated By Many

Lil' Keke
Last Week 22
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 12
42 Last Week: 38

Shine

Estelle
Last Week 38
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 47
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 29

A Philly Soul Christmas (EP)

Musiq Soulchild
Last Week 29
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 11
44 Last Week: 39

Brass Knuckles

Nelly
Last Week 39
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 24
45 Last Week: 41

Untitled

Nas
Last Week 41
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 34
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 36

Definition Of Real

Plies
Last Week 36
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 58
47 Last Week: --

From A Boy To A Man

San Quinn
Last Week --
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 28

It's Christmas

Ledisi
Last Week 28
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 14
49 Last Week: 26
Last Week 26
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 8
50 Last Week: 49

2econd Season

Unk
Last Week 49
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 7
51 Last Week: 24

Shontelligence

Shontelle
Last Week 24
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 6
52 Last Week: 54

Back To Now

Labelle
Last Week 54
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 15
53 Last Week: 47
Last Week 47
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 59
54 Last Week: 64

Christmas

Al Jarreau
Last Week 64
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
55 Last Week: 46

Raw Footage

Ice Cube
Last Week 46
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 29
56 Last Week: 59

Lessons In Love

Lloyd
Last Week 59
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 29
  • Gains in performance
58 Last Week: 68

Graduation

Kanye West
Last Week 68
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 77
  • Gains in performance
59 Last Week: 53

Lost & Found

Ledisi
Last Week 53
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 78
60 Last Week: 45

Landing Gear

Devin The Dude
Last Week 45
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 17
61 Last Week: 48

Crack

Z-Ro
Last Week 48
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 32
62 Last Week: 58
Last Week 58
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 63
63 Last Week: 56
Last Week 56
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 57
64 Last Week: 90

Exit 13

LL Cool J
Last Week 90
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
65 Last Week: 51

Yes We Can: Voices Of A Grassroots Movement

Various Artists
Last Week 51
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 9
66 Last Week: --

A King Of Oneself (EP)

T.I.
Last Week --
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
67 Last Week: 61

WOW Gospel Essentials: All-Time Favorite Songs

Various Artists
Last Week 61
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 62
68 Last Week: 66

Lyfe Change

Lyfe Jennings
Last Week 66
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 45
69 Last Week: 93

The Real Testament

Plies
Last Week 93
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 78
  • Gains in performance
70 Last Week: 67

The Greatest Story Ever Told

David Banner
Last Week 67
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 26
71 Last Week: 60

After My Time

Noel Gourdin
Last Week 60
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 25
72 Last Week: 57

Soul Men

Soundtrack
Last Week 57
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 6
73 Last Week: 32

Wu: The Story Of The Wu-Tang Clan

Soundtrack
Last Week 32
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 6
74 Last Week: 86

Self Portrait

Lalah Hathaway
Last Week 86
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 36
  • Gains in performance
75 Last Week: --

The Best Of 2Pac - Part 1: Thug

2Pac
Last Week --
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 46
  • Gains in performance
76 Last Week: 85

Mail On Sunday

Flo Rida
Last Week 85
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 52
  • Gains in performance
77 Last Week: 79

T.I. Vs T.I.P.

T.I.
Last Week 79
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 78
78 Last Week: --

Live From Philadelphia

John Legend
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 25
  • Gains in performance
79 Last Week: 74

Lay It Down

Al Green
Last Week 74
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 38
80 Last Week: --

T*O*S (Terminate On Sight)

G Unit
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 28
  • Gains in performance
81 Last Week: 75

Last 2 Walk

Three 6 Mafia
Last Week 75
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 37
82 Last Week: 73

Greatest Hits

Joe
Last Week 73
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 13
83 Last Week: 76

Metamorphosis

Maysa
Last Week 76
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 7
84 Last Week: 70

The Makings Of A Man

Jaheim
Last Week 70
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 66
85 Last Week: 99

Fight With Tools

Flobots
Last Week 99
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 32
  • Gains in performance
86 Last Week: 69

Murs For President

Murs
Last Week 69
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 22
87 Last Week: 83

Love/Hate

The-Dream
Last Week 83
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 76
88 Last Week: 87

Love Behind The Melody

Raheem DeVaughn
Last Week 87
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 68
89 Last Week: 82

Still Unforgettable

Natalie Cole
Last Week 82
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 15
90 Last Week: 78

American Gangster

JAY-Z
Last Week 78
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 63
91 Last Week: --

Witness Protection

Dave Hollister
Last Week --
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
92 Last Week: --

6 Derrty Hit (EP)

Nelly
Last Week --
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
93 Last Week: 77
Last Week 77
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 20
94 Last Week: 97

The Best Of Scarface

Scarface
Last Week 97
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 43
95 Last Week: 92

Shine Through It

Terrence Howard
Last Week 92
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 14
96 Last Week: 62

Helpless Romantic

Jon B
Last Week 62
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 6
97 Last Week: 80

Hood Classics

Gucci Mane
Last Week 80
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 20
98 Last Week: --

The Fight Of My Life

Kirk Franklin
Last Week --
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 62
  • Gains in performance
99 Last Week: 88
Last Week 88
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 15
100 Last Week: 94

The Real Thing: Words And Sounds Vol. 3

Jill Scott
Last Week 94
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 76