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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
BUSH
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Doggystyle/i am OTHER
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Snoop Dogg BUSH Billboard Top R&B Albums
BUSH
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:
Columbia | Doggystyle/i am OTHER
2
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1 Billboard Top R&B Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
3
Ciara Jackie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Jackie
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
4
Leela James Fall For You Billboard Top R&B Albums
Fall For You
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | J&T/Shesangz
5
Jodeci The Past, The Present, The Future Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Past, The Present, The Future
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Sphnix
6
Ne-Yo Non-Fiction Billboard Top R&B Albums
Non-Fiction
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Compound Ent./Motown
7
Kehlani You Should Be Here Billboard Top R&B Albums
You Should Be Here
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Tsunami Mob/Atlantic
8
Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon Billboard Top R&B Albums
Choose Your Weapon
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Masterworks | Flying Buddha
9
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beyonce
Last
Peak
75  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
10  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
11
Jazmine Sullivan Reality Show Billboard Top R&B Albums
Reality Show
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
12
Johnny Gill Game Changer Billboard Top R&B Albums
Game Changer
14  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J Skillz
13
Charlie Wilson Forever Charlie Billboard Top R&B Albums
Forever Charlie
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music
14
Trey Songz Trigga Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trigga
18  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
15
Kem Promise To Love: Album IV Billboard Top R&B Albums
Promise To Love: Album IV
12  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
16
Chris Brown X Billboard Top R&B Albums
X
16  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
17
Kenny Lattimore Anatomy Of A Love Song Billboard Top R&B Albums
Anatomy Of A Love Song
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
18
Jhene Aiko Souled Out Billboard Top R&B Albums
Souled Out
20  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium
19
Mary J. Blige The London Sessions Billboard Top R&B Albums
The London Sessions
13  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Matriarch
20
Janine And The Mixtape XXEP Billboard Top R&B Albums
XXEP
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Little Mixtape/Atlantic
21
K. Michelle Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? Billboard Top R&B Albums
Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?
21  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
22
Pharrell Williams G I R L Billboard Top R&B Albums
G I R L
19  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | i am OTHER
23
Various Artists NOW That's What I Call Funk Billboard Top R&B Albums
NOW That's What I Call Funk
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Sony Music/Universal
24
August Alsina Testimony Billboard Top R&B Albums
Testimony
23  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | NNTME MuCo.
25
Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances Billboard Top R&B Albums
Live: Her Greatest Performances
22  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Arista/RCA
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