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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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
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
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
19 | RCA
3
Rihanna Unapologetic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Unapologetic
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
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
20  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
5
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
7
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XO | Republic
8
Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes Baby Caught The Bus Billboard Top R&B Albums
Baby Caught The Bus
Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cult Classics/Vanguard | Welk
9
Charlie Wilson Love, Charlie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love, Charlie
10  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
P Music | RCA
10
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B Albums
Channel Orange
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
11
Laura Mvula Sing To The Moon Billboard Top R&B Albums
Sing To The Moon
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
12
Avant Face The Music Billboard Top R&B Albums
Face The Music
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo-B
13
Ne-Yo R.E.D Billboard Top R&B Albums
R.E.D
20  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | IDJMG
14
Keyshia Cole Woman To Woman Billboard Top R&B Albums
Woman To Woman
16  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | IGA
15
Anthony Hamilton Back To Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Back To Love
15  Last
12  Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mister's Music | RCA
16
Mindless Behavior All Around The World Billboard Top R&B Albums
All Around The World
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope | IGA
17
Trey Songz Chapter V Billboard Top R&B Albums
Chapter V
21  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Songbook/Atlantic | AG
18
Chris Brown Fortune Billboard Top R&B Albums
Fortune
22  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
19
Zo! ManMade Billboard Top R&B Albums
ManMade
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chapter 3hree Verse 5ive/+FE | HBD
20
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
17  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RCA
21
Usher Looking 4 Myself Billboard Top R&B Albums
Looking 4 Myself
24  Last
16  Peak
17  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
22
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
25  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | UMe
23
Mary Mary Go Get It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Go Get It (Soundtrack)
23  Last
17  Peak
20  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
My Block | Columbia
24
The Brand New Heavies Forward Billboard Top R&B Albums
Forward
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
25
Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lioness: Hidden Treasures
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
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