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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2)
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA

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Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2) Billboard Top R&B Albums
The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2)
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
2
Mary J. Blige A Mary Christmas Billboard Top R&B Albums
A Mary Christmas
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matriarch/Interscope/Verve | VLG
3
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blurred Lines
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Star Trak/Interscope | IGA
4
John Legend Love In The Future Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love In The Future
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G.O.O.D. | Columbia
5
Tamar Braxton Love And War Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love And War
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Streamline | Epic
6
Ray Charles Ray Charles Forever Billboard Top R&B Albums
Ray Charles Forever
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tangerine | Concord
7
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience Billboard Top R&B Albums
The 20/20 Experience
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
8
The Weeknd Kiss Land Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kiss Land
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XO | Republic
9
TLC 20 Billboard Top R&B Albums
20
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
LaFace | Epic
10
Jaheim Appreciation Day Billboard Top R&B Albums
Appreciation Day
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
11
Janelle Monae The Electric Lady Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Electric Lady
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wondaland/Bad Boy/Atlantic | AG
12
TGT Three Kings Billboard Top R&B Albums
Three Kings
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
13
Lyfe Jennings Lucid Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lucid
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal
14
K. Michelle Rebellious Soul Billboard Top R&B Albums
Rebellious Soul
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
15
Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events Billboard Top R&B Albums
Our Version Of Events
12  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
16
Rihanna Unapologetic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Unapologetic
13  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP | Def Jam
17
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
19  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ByStorm/Black Ice | RCA
18
Earth, Wind & Fire Now, Then & Forever Billboard Top R&B Albums
Now, Then & Forever
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
All Ways Gone Touring | Legacy
19
August Alsina Downtown: Life Under The Gun (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Downtown: Life Under The Gun (EP)
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NNTME MuCo. | Def Jam
20
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
16  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XO | Republic
21
Glenn Lewis Moment Of Truth Billboard Top R&B Albums
Moment Of Truth
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IAMP | Ruffhouse
22
K-Ci & JoJo My Brother's Keeper Billboard Top R&B Albums
My Brother's Keeper
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
23
Raheem DeVaughn A Place Called Love Land Billboard Top R&B Albums
A Place Called Love Land
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal
24
Kelly Rowland Talk A Good Game Billboard Top R&B Albums
Talk A Good Game
18  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
25
Chrisette Michele Better Billboard Top R&B Albums
Better
22  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | IDJMG
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