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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
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1
WEEKS ON CHART
PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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PARTYNEXTDOOR PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3) Billboard Top R&B Albums
PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
2
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
3
Fantasia The Definition Of... Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Definition Of...
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
4
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
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
47  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
6
Maxwell blackSUMMERS'night  Billboard Top R&B Albums
blackSUMMERS'night
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
7
Keith Sweat Dress To Impress Billboard Top R&B Albums
Dress To Impress
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
8
Various Artists 21 Throwback Jams Billboard Top R&B Albums
21 Throwback Jams
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | RCA
9
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
51  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
10
Soundtrack The Get Down Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Get Down
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | BZ
11
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B Albums
What I'm Feelin'
10  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
12
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B Albums
Coming Home
15  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
13
Mindless Behavior #officialMBmusic Billboard Top R&B Albums
#officialMBmusic
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Conjunction
14
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B Albums
Malibu
13  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
15
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
11  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
16
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B Albums
Eldorado
12  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
17
Terisa Griffin Revival Of Soul Billboard Top R&B Albums
Revival Of Soul
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
My Naked Soul
18
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B Albums
Royalty
18  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
19
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B Albums
Cheers To The Fall
16  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
20
Chrisette Michele Milestone Billboard Top R&B Albums
Milestone
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RiCH HiPISTER | Four Kings
21
Michael Kiwanuka Love & Hate Billboard Top R&B Albums
Love & Hate
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
22
R. Kelly The Buffet Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Buffet
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B Albums
Take Me To The Alley
24  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
24
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Struggle Love
25  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
25
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
25
Will Downing Black Pearls Billboard Top R&B Albums
Black Pearls
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
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