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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Talk A Good Game
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Kelly Rowland Talk A Good Game Billboard Top R&B Albums
Talk A Good Game
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
2
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience Billboard Top R&B Albums
The 20/20 Experience
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
3
Chrisette Michele Better Billboard Top R&B Albums
Better
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | IDJMG
4
Fantasia Side Effects Of You Billboard Top R&B Albums
Side Effects Of You
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
19 | RCA
5
Rihanna Unapologetic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Unapologetic
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP | Def Jam
6
The-Dream IV Play Billboard Top R&B Albums
IV Play
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Radio Killa/Def Jam | IDJMG
7
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ByStorm/Black Ice | RCA
8
Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events Billboard Top R&B Albums
Our Version Of Events
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
9
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
10  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XO | Republic
10
Alicia Keys Girl On Fire Billboard Top R&B Albums
Girl On Fire
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
11
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B Albums
Channel Orange
11  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
12
Original Broadway Cast Recording Motown: The Musical Billboard Top R&B Albums
Motown: The Musical
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | UMe
13
Maysa Blue Velvet Soul Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blue Velvet Soul
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
14
Charlie Wilson Love, Charlie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love, Charlie
12  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
P Music | RCA
15
Various Artists Cloud Nine: Soul Gets Psychedelic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Cloud Nine: Soul Gets Psychedelic
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Special Markets | Starbucks
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
16  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RCA
17
Chris Brown Fortune Billboard Top R&B Albums
Fortune
21  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
18
Various Artists Hits Of The 90's Billboard Top R&B Albums
Hits Of The 90's
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Platinum Collection/Turn Up The Music | Drew's Entertainment
19
Usher Looking 4 Myself Billboard Top R&B Albums
Looking 4 Myself
14  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
20
Mindless Behavior All Around The World Billboard Top R&B Albums
All Around The World
15  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope | IGA
21
Trey Songz Chapter V Billboard Top R&B Albums
Chapter V
20  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Songbook/Atlantic | AG
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
19  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | UMe
23
Quadron Avalanche Billboard Top R&B Albums
Avalanche
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vested In Culture | Epic
24
Ne-Yo R.E.D Billboard Top R&B Albums
R.E.D
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:
My Block | Columbia
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