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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
12
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
The 20/20 Experience
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience Billboard Top R&B Albums
The 20/20 Experience
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
2
Chrisette Michele Better Billboard Top R&B Albums
Better
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | IDJMG
3
Rihanna Unapologetic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Unapologetic
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP | Def Jam
4
Fantasia Side Effects Of You Billboard Top R&B Albums
Side Effects Of You
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
19 | RCA
5
The-Dream IV Play Billboard Top R&B Albums
IV Play
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Radio Killa/Def Jam | IDJMG
6
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ByStorm/Black Ice | RCA
7
Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events Billboard Top R&B Albums
Our Version Of Events
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
8
Alicia Keys Girl On Fire Billboard Top R&B Albums
Girl On Fire
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
Original Broadway Cast Recording Motown: The Musical Billboard Top R&B Albums
Motown: The Musical
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | UMe
10
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
10  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XO | Republic
11
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B Albums
Channel Orange
12  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
12
Charlie Wilson Love, Charlie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love, Charlie
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
P Music | RCA
13
Various Artists Cloud Nine: Soul Gets Psychedelic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Cloud Nine: Soul Gets Psychedelic
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Special Markets | Starbucks
14
Usher Looking 4 Myself Billboard Top R&B Albums
Looking 4 Myself
14  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
15
Mindless Behavior All Around The World Billboard Top R&B Albums
All Around The World
17  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope | IGA
16
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
19  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RCA
17
Quadron Avalanche Billboard Top R&B Albums
Avalanche
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vested In Culture | Epic
18
Avant Face The Music Billboard Top R&B Albums
Face The Music
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo-B
19
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
22  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | UMe
20
Trey Songz Chapter V Billboard Top R&B Albums
Chapter V
23  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Songbook/Atlantic | AG
21
Chris Brown Fortune Billboard Top R&B Albums
Fortune
21  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
22
Laura Mvula Sing To The Moon Billboard Top R&B Albums
Sing To The Moon
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
23
Keyshia Cole Woman To Woman Billboard Top R&B Albums
Woman To Woman
24  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | IGA
24
Soundtrack This Is The End Billboard Top R&B Albums
This Is The End
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mandate Pictures/Columbia Pictures | RCA
25
Mary Mary Go Get It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Go Get It (Soundtrack)
Last
17  Peak
22  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
My Block | Columbia
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