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R&B Albums ranks the most popular R&B 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).

TOP R&B ALBUMS

The week of
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Indigo
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | CBE

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1
Chris Brown Indigo Billboard Top R&B Albums
Indigo
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | CBE
2
Khalid Free Spirit Billboard Top R&B Albums
Free Spirit
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
3
Khalid American Teen Billboard Top R&B Albums
American Teen
Last
Peak
132  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
132
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
4
Lizzo Coconut Oil (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Coconut Oil (EP)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Nice Life/Atlantic
5
Bob Marley And The Wailers Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers Billboard Top R&B Albums
Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers
Last
Peak
138  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
138
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Tuff Gong/Island
6
Ella Mai Ella Mai Billboard Top R&B Albums
Ella Mai
Last
Peak
48  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | 10 Summers/Interscope
7
XXXTENTACION 17 Billboard Top R&B Albums
17
Last
Peak
107  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
107
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Bad Vibes Forever
8
H.E.R. H.E.R. Billboard Top R&B Albums
H.E.R.
10  Last
Peak
99  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
99
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK
9
SZA Ctrl Billboard Top R&B Albums
Ctrl
11  Last
Peak
118  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
118
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Top Dawg
10
SiR Chasing Summer Billboard Top R&B Albums
Chasing Summer
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Top Dawg
11
The Weeknd Starboy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Starboy
12  Last
Peak
146  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
146
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
12
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
14  Last
Peak
211  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
211
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
13
Michael Jackson The Essential Michael Jackson Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Essential Michael Jackson
13  Last
Peak
123  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
123
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
14
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
ANTI
16  Last
Peak
187  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
187
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
15
Joji BALLADS 1 Billboard Top R&B Albums
BALLADS 1
Joji
15  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
12Tone | 88rising
16
Frank Ocean Blonde Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blonde
17  Last
Peak
151  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
151
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
17
Bryson Tiller T R A P S O U L Billboard Top R&B Albums
T R A P S O U L
21  Last
Peak
200  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
200
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
18
Summer Walker Last Day Of Summer Billboard Top R&B Albums
Last Day Of Summer
Summer Walker
25  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | LVRN/Interscope
19
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Top R&B Albums
24K Magic
18  Last
Peak
147  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
147
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
20
Stevie Wonder The Definitive Collection Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Definitive Collection
19  Last
12  Peak
19  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown/UTV
21
Michael Jackson Thriller Billboard Top R&B Albums
Thriller
20  Last
Peak
104  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
104
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
22
H.E.R. I Used To Know Her Billboard Top R&B Albums
I Used To Know Her
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK
23
Chris Brown Heartbreak On A Full Moon Billboard Top R&B Albums
Heartbreak On A Full Moon
23  Last
Peak
97  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Daniel Caesar Freudian Billboard Top R&B Albums
Freudian
Last
Peak
97  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Golden Child
25
Beyonce I Am...Sasha Fierce Billboard Top R&B Albums
I Am...Sasha Fierce
24  Last
17  Peak
99  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
99
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Music World
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