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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
19
WEEKS AT NO. 1
28
WEEKS ON CHART
Lemonade
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Parkwood
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
2
Usher Hard II Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Hard II Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
3
Solange A Seat At The Table Billboard Top R&B Albums
A Seat At The Table
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
4
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
5
Maxwell blackSUMMERS'night  Billboard Top R&B Albums
blackSUMMERS'night
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
6
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
62  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
7
After 7 Timeless Billboard Top R&B Albums
Timeless
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Rose Works
8
Keith Sweat Dress To Impress Billboard Top R&B Albums
Dress To Impress
15  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
9
Fantasia The Definition Of... Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Definition Of...
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | 19
10
Tory Lanez I Told You Billboard Top R&B Albums
I Told You
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mad Love/Interscope
11
Bryson Tiller T R A P S O U L Billboard Top R&B Albums
T R A P S O U L
12  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
12
Frank Ocean Blonde Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blonde
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
13
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B Albums
Losing My Religion
10  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/RCA/RCA Inspiration
14
NxWorries Yes Lawd! Billboard Top R&B Albums
Yes Lawd!
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stones Throw
15
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B Albums
Eldorado
18  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
16
R. Kelly 12 Nights Of Christmas Billboard Top R&B Albums
12 Nights Of Christmas
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
17
PARTYNEXTDOOR PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3) Billboard Top R&B Albums
PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)
16  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
18
The Olympians The Olympians Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Olympians
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Daptone
19
Eric Benet Eric Benet Billboard Top R&B Albums
Eric Benet
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Jordan House/Primary Wave
20
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B Albums
Cheers To The Fall
17  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
21
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B Albums
What I'm Feelin'
21  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
22
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B Albums
Royalty
23  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B Albums
Malibu
22  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
24
Kindred The Family Soul Legacy Of Love Billboard Top R&B Albums
Legacy Of Love
24  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
We Are Not-A-Label Recordings....
25
R. Kelly The Buffet Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Buffet
Last
Peak
38  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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