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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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Unapologetic
Imprint/Promotion Label
SRP | Def Jam
Gains in performance

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1
Rihanna Unapologetic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Unapologetic
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP | Def Jam
2
Alicia Keys Girl On Fire Billboard Top R&B Albums
Girl On Fire
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
3
Michael Bolton Ain't No Mountain High Enough: A Tribute To Hitsville U.S.A. Billboard Top R&B Albums
Ain't No Mountain High Enough: A Tribute To Hitsville U.S.A.
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Montaigne
4
Charlie Wilson Love, Charlie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love, Charlie
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
P Music | RCA
5
Jennifer Lopez Dance Again ... The Hits Billboard Top R&B Albums
Dance Again ... The Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
6
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XO | Republic
7
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ByStorm/Black Ice | RCA
8
Trey Songz Chapter V Billboard Top R&B Albums
Chapter V
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Songbook/Atlantic | AG
9
Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events Billboard Top R&B Albums
Our Version Of Events
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
10
Keyshia Cole Woman To Woman Billboard Top R&B Albums
Woman To Woman
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | IGA
11
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B Albums
Channel Orange
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
12
Bilal A Love Surreal Billboard Top R&B Albums
A Love Surreal
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Purpose | eOne
13
Beyonce 4 Billboard Top R&B Albums
4
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Parkwood | Columbia
14
Avant Face The Music Billboard Top R&B Albums
Face The Music
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo-B
15
Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston Billboard Top R&B Albums
I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RCA
16
Tweet Simply Tweet (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Simply Tweet (EP)
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DuBose
17
Aaron Neville My True Story Billboard Top R&B Albums
My True Story
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
18
Ne-Yo R.E.D Billboard Top R&B Albums
R.E.D
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | IDJMG
19
Chris Brown Fortune Billboard Top R&B Albums
Fortune
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
20
Destiny's Child Love Songs Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love Songs
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World/Columbia | Legacy
21
Rihanna Talk That Talk Billboard Top R&B Albums
Talk That Talk
17  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP/Def Jam | IDJMG
22
Mary Mary Go Get It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Go Get It (Soundtrack)
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
My Block | Columbia
23
R. Kelly Write Me Back Billboard Top R&B Albums
Write Me Back
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
The James Hunter Six Minute By Minute Billboard Top R&B Albums
Minute By Minute
The James Hunter Six
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Go/Fantasy | Concord
25
Destiny's Child Playlist: The Very Best Of Destiny's Child Billboard Top R&B Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Destiny's Child
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Legacy
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