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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).

TOP R&B ALBUMS

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
26
WEEKS ON CHART
Lemonade
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Parkwood
Gains in performance

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1
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
2
Solange A Seat At The Table Billboard Top R&B Albums
A Seat At The Table
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
3
Usher Hard II Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Hard II Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
4
After 7 Timeless Billboard Top R&B Albums
Timeless
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Rose Works
5
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
38  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
6
Vulfpeck The Beautiful Game Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Beautiful Game
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vulf
7
Maxwell blackSUMMERS'night  Billboard Top R&B Albums
blackSUMMERS'night
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
8
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
60  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
9
Frank Ocean Blonde Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blonde
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
10
Tory Lanez I Told You Billboard Top R&B Albums
I Told You
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mad Love/Interscope
11
PARTYNEXTDOOR PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3) Billboard Top R&B Albums
PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
12
Fantasia The Definition Of... Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Definition Of...
11  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
13
Bryson Tiller T R A P S O U L Billboard Top R&B Albums
T R A P S O U L
14  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
14
Keith Sweat Dress To Impress Billboard Top R&B Albums
Dress To Impress
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
15
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B Albums
Losing My Religion
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/RCA/RCA Inspiration
16
Eric Benet Eric Benet Billboard Top R&B Albums
Eric Benet
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Jordan House/Primary Wave
17
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B Albums
Eldorado
17  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
18
Kindred The Family Soul Legacy Of Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Legacy Of Love
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
We Are Not-A-Label Recordings....
19
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B Albums
Cheers To The Fall
12  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
20
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B Albums
Coming Home
20  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
21
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B Albums
What I'm Feelin'
18  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
22
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B Albums
Malibu
21  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
23
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B Albums
Royalty
19  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Kalin White Chapter 21 Billboard Top R&B Albums
Chapter 21
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kalin White
25
Chrisette Michele Milestone Billboard Top R&B Albums
Milestone
24  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RiCH HiPISTER | Four Kings
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