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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
2
LAST WEEK
7
WEEKS ON CHART
The 20/20 Experience
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA

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1
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience Billboard Top R&B Albums
The 20/20 Experience
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
2
Fantasia Side Effects Of You Billboard Top R&B Albums
Side Effects Of You
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
19 | RCA
3
Rihanna Unapologetic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Unapologetic
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP | Def Jam
4
Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events Billboard Top R&B Albums
Our Version Of Events
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
5
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ByStorm/Black Ice | RCA
6
Alicia Keys Girl On Fire Billboard Top R&B Albums
Girl On Fire
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
7
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XO | Republic
8
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B Albums
Channel Orange
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
9
Charlie Wilson Love, Charlie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love, Charlie
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
P Music | RCA
10
Trey Songz Chapter V Billboard Top R&B Albums
Chapter V
15  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Songbook/Atlantic | AG
11
Keyshia Cole Woman To Woman Billboard Top R&B Albums
Woman To Woman
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | IGA
12
Mindless Behavior All Around The World Billboard Top R&B Albums
All Around The World
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope | IGA
13
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
14  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RCA
14
Marvin Gaye S.O.U.L: Marvin Gaye: Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B Albums
S.O.U.L: Marvin Gaye: Volume 2
21  Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cleopatra | Sony Commercial Music Group
15
Avant Face The Music Billboard Top R&B Albums
Face The Music
17  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo-B
16
Various Artists Motown: The Musical: The Classic Songs That Inspired The Broadway Musical Billboard Top R&B Albums
Motown: The Musical: The Classic Songs That Inspired The Broadway Musical
19  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | UMe
17
Anthony Hamilton Back To Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Back To Love
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mister's Music | RCA
18
Emeli Sande iTunes Session (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
iTunes Session (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
19
Rihanna Talk That Talk Billboard Top R&B Albums
Talk That Talk
20  Last
11  Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP/Def Jam | IDJMG
20
Chris Brown Fortune Billboard Top R&B Albums
Fortune
18  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
21
Mary Mary Go Get It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Go Get It (Soundtrack)
23  Last
17  Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
My Block | Columbia
22
Usher Looking 4 Myself Billboard Top R&B Albums
Looking 4 Myself
24  Last
16  Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
Ne-Yo R.E.D Billboard Top R&B Albums
R.E.D
25  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | IDJMG
24
Brian McKnight More Than Words Billboard Top R&B Albums
More Than Words
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mr. Solane | eOne
25
Joe S.O.U.L: Joe Billboard Top R&B Albums
S.O.U.L: Joe
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Commercial Music Group
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