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Sales Data = TOP R&B ALBUMS

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
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
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
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP | Def Jam
2
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XO | Republic
3
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
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
4
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ByStorm/Black Ice | RCA
5
Charlie Wilson Love, Charlie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love, Charlie
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
P Music | RCA
6
Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events Billboard Top R&B Albums
Our Version Of Events
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
7
Keyshia Cole Woman To Woman Billboard Top R&B Albums
Woman To Woman
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
9
Aaron Neville My True Story Billboard Top R&B Albums
My True Story
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
10
Marcus Canty THIS...Is Marcus Canty (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
THIS...Is Marcus Canty (EP)
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SYCO | Epic
11
Trey Songz Chapter V Billboard Top R&B Albums
Chapter V
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Songbook/Atlantic | AG
12
Avant Face The Music Billboard Top R&B Albums
Face The Music
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

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

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Parkwood | Columbia
14
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
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RCA
15
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
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Montaigne
16
Bilal A Love Surreal Billboard Top R&B Albums
A Love Surreal
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Purpose | eOne
17
Rihanna Talk That Talk Billboard Top R&B Albums
Talk That Talk
21  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP/Def Jam | IDJMG
18
Ne-Yo R.E.D Billboard Top R&B Albums
R.E.D
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
20
Mary Mary Go Get It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Go Get It (Soundtrack)
22  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
My Block | Columbia
21
R. Kelly Write Me Back Billboard Top R&B Albums
Write Me Back
23  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
22
Brandy Two Eleven Billboard Top R&B Albums
Two Eleven
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chameleon | RCA
23
Usher Looking 4 Myself Billboard Top R&B Albums
Looking 4 Myself
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Elle Varner Perfectly Imperfect Billboard Top R&B Albums
Perfectly Imperfect
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MBK | RCA
25
Anthony Hamilton Back To Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Back To Love
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mister's Music | RCA
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