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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
2
LAST WEEK
16
WEEKS ON CHART
Lemonade
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Parkwood

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1
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
2
Fantasia The Definition Of... Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Definition Of...
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
3
Maxwell blackSUMMERS'night  Billboard Top R&B Albums
blackSUMMERS'night
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
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
46  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
6
Keith Sweat Dress To Impress Billboard Top R&B Albums
Dress To Impress
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
7
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
50  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
8
Various Artists 21 Throwback Jams Billboard Top R&B Albums
21 Throwback Jams
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | RCA
9
Mindless Behavior #officialMBmusic Billboard Top R&B Albums
#officialMBmusic
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Conjunction
10
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B Albums
What I'm Feelin'
21  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
11
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
18  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
12
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B Albums
Eldorado
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
13
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B Albums
Malibu
15  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
14
Terisa Griffin Revival Of Soul Billboard Top R&B Albums
Revival Of Soul
23  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
My Naked Soul
15
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B Albums
Coming Home
16  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
16
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B Albums
Cheers To The Fall
13  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
17
Chrisette Michele Milestone Billboard Top R&B Albums
Milestone
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RiCH HiPISTER | Four Kings
18
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B Albums
Royalty
12  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
19
Michael Kiwanuka Love & Hate Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love & Hate
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
20
Will Downing Black Pearls Billboard Top R&B Albums
Black Pearls
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
21
Phonte & Eric Roberson Tigallerro Billboard Top R&B Albums
Tigallerro
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Foreign Exchange Music | Blue Erro Soul
22
Aaron Neville Apache Billboard Top R&B Albums
Apache
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | Tell It
23
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
22  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
24
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B Albums
Take Me To The Alley
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
25
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Struggle Love
25  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

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