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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
Doubleback: Evolution Of R&B
Imprint/Promotion Label
563 | Massenburg
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Joe Doubleback: Evolution Of R&B Billboard Top R&B Albums
Doubleback: Evolution Of R&B
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:
563 | Massenburg
2
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience Billboard Top R&B Albums
The 20/20 Experience
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
3
Kelly Rowland Talk A Good Game Billboard Top R&B Albums
Talk A Good Game
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
4
India.Arie SongVersation Billboard Top R&B Albums
SongVersation
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Song Bird/Motown | IDJMG
5
Fantasia Side Effects Of You Billboard Top R&B Albums
Side Effects Of You
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
19 | RCA
6
Chrisette Michele Better Billboard Top R&B Albums
Better
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | IDJMG
7
Rihanna Unapologetic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Unapologetic
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP | Def Jam
8
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ByStorm/Black Ice | RCA
9
Charlie Wilson Love, Charlie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love, Charlie
15  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
P Music | RCA
10
Mindless Behavior All Around The World Billboard Top R&B Albums
All Around The World
17  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope | IGA
11
Various Artists Hits Of The 90's Billboard Top R&B Albums
Hits Of The 90's
14  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Platinum Collection/Turn Up The Music | Drew's Entertainment
12
Alicia Keys Girl On Fire Billboard Top R&B Albums
Girl On Fire
12  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events Billboard Top R&B Albums
Our Version Of Events
10  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
14
The-Dream IV Play Billboard Top R&B Albums
IV Play
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Radio Killa/Def Jam | IDJMG
15
Mavis Staples One True Vine Billboard Top R&B Albums
One True Vine
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Anti- | Epitaph
16
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
13  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XO | Republic
17
PARTYNEXTDOOR PARTYNEXTDOOR Billboard Top R&B Albums
PARTYNEXTDOOR
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
OVO Sound
18
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B Albums
Channel Orange
18  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
19
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
20  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RCA
20
Alicia Keys VH1 Storytellers Billboard Top R&B Albums
VH1 Storytellers
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VH1 | RCA
21
Original Broadway Cast Recording Motown: The Musical Billboard Top R&B Albums
Motown: The Musical
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | UMe
22
Soundtrack The Heat Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Heat
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lakeshore
23
Booker T Sound The Alarm Billboard Top R&B Albums
Sound The Alarm
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stax | Concord
24
Usher Looking 4 Myself Billboard Top R&B Albums
Looking 4 Myself
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
25
Keyshia Cole Woman To Woman Billboard Top R&B Albums
Woman To Woman
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | IGA
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