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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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
G I R L
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | i am OTHER
Gains in performance

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1
Pharrell Williams G I R L Billboard Top R&B Albums
G I R L
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | i am OTHER
2
August Alsina Testimony Billboard Top R&B Albums
Testimony
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | NNTME MuCo.
3
John Legend Love In The Future Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love In The Future
Last
Peak
35  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | G.O.O.D.
4
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beyonce
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
5
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2) Billboard Top R&B Albums
The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2)
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
6
Jhene Aiko Sail Out (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Sail Out (EP)
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium
7
Aloe Blacc Lift Your Spirit Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lift Your Spirit
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Aloe Blacc/XIX/Interscope
8
Toni Braxton & Babyface Love, Marriage & Divorce Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love, Marriage & Divorce
Toni Braxton & Babyface
11  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
9
Ledisi The Truth Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Truth
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
10
R. Kelly Black Panties Billboard Top R&B Albums
Black Panties
10  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
11
SoMo SoMo Billboard Top R&B Albums
SoMo
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
12
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience Billboard Top R&B Albums
The 20/20 Experience
12  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
Various Artists Hits Of The 90's Billboard Top R&B Albums
Hits Of The 90's
16  Last
11  Peak
33  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Drew's Entertainment | Platinum Collection/Turn Up The Music
14
K. Michelle Rebellious Soul Billboard Top R&B Albums
Rebellious Soul
13  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
15
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blurred Lines
17  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
16
Tamar Braxton Love And War Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love And War
14  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Streamline
17
Sevyn Streeter Call Me Crazy, But... (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Call Me Crazy, But... (EP)
15  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | CBE/Atlantic
18
Rihanna Unapologetic Billboard Top R&B Albums
Unapologetic
19  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
19
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
18  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
20
The Weeknd Kiss Land Billboard Top R&B Albums
Kiss Land
22  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
21
TGT Three Kings Billboard Top R&B Albums
Three Kings
21  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
22
August Alsina Downtown: Life Under The Gun (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Downtown: Life Under The Gun (EP)
20  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | NNTME MuCo.
23
Ty Dolla $ign Beach House (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beach House (EP)
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
24
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
Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
25
Daley Days + Nights Billboard Top R&B Albums
Days + Nights
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | DaleyMusic/Polydor
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