R&B ALBUMS

How This Chart Works
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).

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Lemonade
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1
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lemonade
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
2
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Prince HITNRUN: Phase Two Billboard Top R&B Albums
HITNRUN: Phase Two
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B Albums
Take Me To The Alley
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
6
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Bryson Tiller T R A P S O U L Billboard Top R&B Albums
T R A P S O U L
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B Albums
What I'm Feelin'
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Prince HITnRUN: Phase One Billboard Top R&B Albums
HITnRUN: Phase One
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B Albums
Cheers To The Fall
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
11
Musiq Soulchild Life On Earth Billboard Top R&B Albums
Life On Earth
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2, Volume 1
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
14
TWENTY88 TWENTY88 Billboard Top R&B Albums
TWENTY88
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B Albums
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B Albums
Coming Home
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Struggle Love
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B Albums
Losing My Religion
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Janet Unbreakable Billboard Top R&B Albums
Unbreakable
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
19
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1 Billboard Top R&B Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
R. Kelly The Buffet Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Buffet
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Johnny Gill Game Changer Billboard Top R&B Albums
Game Changer
24
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Jagged Edge Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge
22
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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