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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
5
WEEKS ON CHART
Beauty Behind The Madness
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | XO

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The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
2
Bryson Tiller T R A P S O U L Billboard Top R&B Albums
T R A P S O U L
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
3
Avant The VIII Billboard Top R&B Albums
The VIII
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo-B
4
Tyrese Black Rose Billboard Top R&B Albums
Black Rose
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Voltron Recordz
5
Prince HITnRUN: Phase One Billboard Top R&B Albums
HITnRUN: Phase One
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
6
Jill Scott Woman Billboard Top R&B Albums
Woman
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blues Babe/Atlantic
7
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B Albums
Coming Home
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
8
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1 Billboard Top R&B Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
9
Darlene Love Introducing Darlene Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Introducing Darlene Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Wicked Cool
10
Black Violin Stereotypes Billboard Top R&B Albums
Stereotypes
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Deutsche Grammophon
11
Miguel Wildheart Billboard Top R&B Albums
Wildheart
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice
12
Soundtrack Empire: Music From Without A Country (EP) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Empire: Music From Without A Country (EP)
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
13
Liz Vice There's A Light Billboard Top R&B Albums
There's A Light
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ramseur
14
Trey Songz Trigga Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trigga
10  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
16
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B Albums
Cheers To The Fall
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
17
Jamie Foxx Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses Billboard Top R&B Albums
Hollywood: A Story Of A Dozen Roses
17  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | JB Entertainment
18
Mary J. Blige The London Sessions Billboard Top R&B Albums
The London Sessions
18  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Matriarch
19
The Internet Ego Death Billboard Top R&B Albums
Ego Death
20  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Odd Future
20
Lianne La Havas Blood Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blood
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
21
SoMo My Life II Billboard Top R&B Albums
My Life II
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
22
Jazmine Sullivan Reality Show Billboard Top R&B Albums
Reality Show
19  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
Joss Stone Water For Your Soul Billboard Top R&B Albums
Water For Your Soul
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | Stone'd
24
Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity Billboard Top R&B Albums
#1 To Infinity
22  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia/Epic
25
Kehlani You Should Be Here Billboard Top R&B Albums
You Should Be Here
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Tsunami Mob/Atlantic
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