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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: 82
Last Week 82
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 2
  • Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

I Am...Sasha Fierce

Beyonce
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 5
3 Last Week: 2

808s & Heartbreak

Kanye West
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 4
New
4 Last Week: --

Universal Mind Control

Common
Last Week --
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 1
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
New
5 Last Week: --

Human

Brandy
Last Week --
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
New
6 Last Week: --

Avant

Avant
Last Week --
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 5

Theater Of The Mind

Ludacris
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 4
8 Last Week: 3

Freedom

Akon
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 2
9 Last Week: 6

Paper Trail

T.I.
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 7

Thr33 Ringz

T-Pain
Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 5
11 Last Week: 8
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 4

Emeritus

Scarface
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 2
13 Last Week: 10

Year Of The Gentleman

Ne-Yo
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 9

Soul

Seal
Last Week 9
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 13

Tha Carter III

Lil Wayne
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 28
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 17

Good Girl Gone Bad

Rihanna
Last Week 17
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 80
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 14

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson
Last Week 14
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 12
19 Last Week: 11

Cadillac Records

Soundtrack
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 2
20 Last Week: 15

The Recession

Young Jeezy
Last Week 15
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
21 Last Week: 18

Something Else

Robin Thicke
Last Week 18
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 11
22 Last Week: 28

I'll Be Home For Christmas

Brian McKnight
Last Week 28
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 21

The Sound

Mary Mary
Last Week 21
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 16

The Ball Street Journal

E-40
Last Week 16
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 3
25 Last Week: 25

Here I Stand

Usher
Last Week 25
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 30
  • Gains in performance
26 Last Week: 26
Last Week 26
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 19

Gutta

DJ Khaled Presents Ace Hood

Last Week 19
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 4
28 Last Week: 27

Love & Life

Eric Benet
Last Week 27
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 22

Love's Crazy

Slim
Last Week 22
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 4
30 Last Week: 31

Exclusive

Chris Brown
Last Week 31
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 58
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 29
Last Week 29
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 56
32 Last Week: 20

A Philly Soul Christmas (EP)

Musiq Soulchild
Last Week 20
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 7
33 Last Week: 41

It's Christmas

Ledisi
Last Week 41
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 9
  • Biggest percentage gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: 24

The Renaissance

Q-Tip
Last Week 24
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 6
35 Last Week: 23

Classic Jaheim Vol. 1

Jaheim
Last Week 23
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 3
36 Last Week: 34

The Way I See It

Raphael Saadiq
Last Week 34
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
37 Last Week: 42

Christmas In The City 2

Various Artists
Last Week 42
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 30

The Promise

Deborah Cox
Last Week 30
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 5
39 Last Week: 33

We Global

DJ Khaled
Last Week 33
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 13
40 Last Week: 32

The Last Chair Violinist

SPM

Last Week 32
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 4
41 Last Week: 40
Last Week 40
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 35
  • Gains in performance
New
42 Last Week: --

We Mean Business

EPMD
Last Week --
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 37

Just Like You

Keyshia Cole
Last Week 37
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 64
44 Last Week: 35

Brass Knuckles

Nelly
Last Week 35
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 13
45 Last Week: 43
Last Week 43
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 57
46 Last Week: 47

Christmas

Al Jarreau
Last Week 47
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 38

Joe Thomas, New Man

Joe
Last Week 38
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 12
48 Last Week: 50

Growing Pains

Mary J. Blige
Last Week 50
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 52
49 Last Week: 44

Definition Of Real

Plies
Last Week 44
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 27
New
50 Last Week: --

Draped Up And Chipped Out 3

Messy Marv
Last Week --
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance