2015 MTV Video Music Awards

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Sales Data1
This week's top-selling R&B/Hip-Hop albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.
New
1 Last Week: --

Notorious

Soundtrack

Last Week --
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 1
  • Highest ranking debut
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 3

I Am...Sasha Fierce

Beyonce

Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 4

808s & Heartbreak

Kanye West

Last Week 4
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 9
New
6 Last Week: --

Audience Of One

Heather Headley

Last Week --
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 6

Da REAList

Plies

Last Week 6
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 5
9 Last Week: 7

Paper Trail

T.I.

Last Week 7
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 17
10 Last Week: 8

Theater Of The Mind

Ludacris

Last Week 8
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 9
11 Last Week: 10

Freedom

Akon

Last Week 10
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
New
12 Last Week: --

NOW That's What I Call Motown

Various Artists

Last Week --
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 9

Year Of The Gentleman

Ne-Yo

Last Week 9
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 18
14 Last Week: 20
Last Week 20
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 11

Tha Carter III

Lil Wayne

Last Week 11
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 33
16 Last Week: 24

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

Last Week 24
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 17
  • Greatest gainer this week
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 15

Soul

Seal

Last Week 15
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 10
20 Last Week: 13

Thr33 Ringz

T-Pain

Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 10
21 Last Week: 16

Good Girl Gone Bad

Rihanna

Last Week 16
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 85
22 Last Week: 14

The Recession

Young Jeezy

Last Week 14
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
23 Last Week: 22

Emeritus

Scarface

Last Week 22
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 18

Universal Mind Control

Common

Last Week 18
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 6
25 Last Week: 21

Human

Brandy

Last Week 21
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 6