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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
13
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Lemonade
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Parkwood

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1
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
2
Keith Sweat Dress To Impress Billboard Top R&B Albums
Dress To Impress
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
3
Maxwell blackSUMMERS'night  Billboard Top R&B Albums
blackSUMMERS'night
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
5
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
44  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
6
Majid Jordan Majid Jordan Billboard Top R&B Albums
Majid Jordan
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
7
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
48  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
8
Phonte & Eric Roberson Tigallerro Billboard Top R&B Albums
Tigallerro
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Foreign Exchange Music | Blue Erro Soul
9
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B Albums
Cheers To The Fall
10  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
10
Mindless Behavior #officialMBmusic Billboard Top R&B Albums
#officialMBmusic
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Conjunction
11
Will Downing Black Pearls Billboard Top R&B Albums
Black Pearls
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
12
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B Albums
Eldorado
Last
Peak
Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
13
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B Albums
Royalty
14  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
14
Keith Sweat Harlem Romance: The Love Collection Billboard Top R&B Albums
Harlem Romance: The Love Collection
12  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
15
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B Albums
Malibu
19  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
16
Michael Kiwanuka Love & Hate Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love & Hate
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
17
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B Albums
What I'm Feelin'
17  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
18
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B Albums
Coming Home
11  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
19
Chrisette Michele Milestone Billboard Top R&B Albums
Milestone
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RiCH HiPISTER | Four Kings
20
Terisa Griffin Revival Of Soul Billboard Top R&B Albums
Revival Of Soul
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
My Naked Soul
21
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
18  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
22
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
15  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
23
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B Albums
Take Me To The Alley
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
24
Jill Scott Woman Billboard Top R&B Albums
Woman
Last
Peak
35  Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blues Babe/Atlantic
25
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Struggle Love
25  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
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