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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Jackie
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Ciara Jackie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Jackie
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:
Epic
2
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1 Billboard Top R&B Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
3
Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon Billboard Top R&B Albums
Choose Your Weapon
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Masterworks | Flying Buddha
4
Jodeci The Past, The Present, The Future Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Past, The Present, The Future
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Sphnix
5
Kehlani You Should Be Here Billboard Top R&B Albums
You Should Be Here
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Tsunami Mob/Atlantic
6
Ne-Yo Non-Fiction Billboard Top R&B Albums
Non-Fiction
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Compound Ent./Motown
7
Jazmine Sullivan Reality Show Billboard Top R&B Albums
Reality Show
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
8
Charlie Wilson Forever Charlie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Forever Charlie
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music
9
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beyonce
Last
Peak
74  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
10
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Black Messiah Billboard Top R&B Albums
Black Messiah
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
11
Van Hunt The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets. Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets.
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Godless-HotSpot
12
Kem Promise To Love: Album IV Billboard Top R&B Albums
Promise To Love: Album IV
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
13
Mary J. Blige The London Sessions Billboard Top R&B Albums
The London Sessions
10  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Matriarch
14
Johnny Gill Game Changer Billboard Top R&B Albums
Game Changer
17  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J Skillz
15
Kenny Lattimore Anatomy Of A Love Song Billboard Top R&B Albums
Anatomy Of A Love Song
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
16
Chris Brown X Billboard Top R&B Albums
X
12  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
17
Various Artists NOW That's What I Call Funk Billboard Top R&B Albums
NOW That's What I Call Funk
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Sony Music/Universal
18
Trey Songz Trigga Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trigga
13  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
19
Pharrell Williams G I R L Billboard Top R&B Albums
G I R L
14  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | i am OTHER
20
Jhene Aiko Souled Out Billboard Top R&B Albums
Souled Out
16  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium
21
K. Michelle Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? Billboard Top R&B Albums
Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?
15  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
22
Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances Billboard Top R&B Albums
Live: Her Greatest Performances
19  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Arista/RCA
23
August Alsina Testimony Billboard Top R&B Albums
Testimony
18  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | NNTME MuCo.
24
Raheem DeVaughn Love Sex Passion Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love Sex Passion
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | 368
25
Tinashe Aquarius Billboard Top R&B Albums
Aquarius
22  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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