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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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
24K Magic
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Atlantic

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1
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Top R&B Albums
24K Magic
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
2
The Weeknd Starboy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Starboy
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
3
Charlie Wilson In It To Win It Billboard Top R&B Albums
In It To Win It
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music
4
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
5
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
56  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
6
Kehlani SweetSexySavage Billboard Top R&B Albums
SweetSexySavage
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Tsunami Mob/Atlantic
7
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
78  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
8
Prince 4ever Billboard Top R&B Albums
4ever
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | NPG
9
Various Artists Epic Lit (Version 2) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Epic Lit (Version 2)
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
10
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
74  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
11
Childish Gambino "Awaken, My Love!" Billboard Top R&B Albums
"Awaken, My Love!"
11  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | mcDJ
12
6LACK FREE 6LACK Billboard Top R&B Albums
FREE 6LACK
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | LVRN/Interscope
13
Bob Marley And The Wailers Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers Billboard Top R&B Albums
Legend: The Best Of Bob Marley And The Wailers
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Tuff Gong/Island
14
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beyonce
15  Last
Peak
83  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
15
John Legend Darkness And Light Billboard Top R&B Albums
Darkness And Light
12  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
16
Frank Ocean Blonde Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blonde
17  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
17
Michael Jackson The Essential Michael Jackson Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Essential Michael Jackson
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
18
Michael Jackson Thriller Billboard Top R&B Albums
Thriller
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
19
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
22  Last
Peak
74  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
20
PARTYNEXTDOOR PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3) Billboard Top R&B Albums
PARTYNEXTDOOR 3 (P3)
23  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
21
Beyonce I Am...Sasha Fierce Billboard Top R&B Albums
I Am...Sasha Fierce
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Music World
22
Solange A Seat At The Table Billboard Top R&B Albums
A Seat At The Table
19  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Saint
23
George Michael Faith Billboard Top R&B Albums
Faith
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
24
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B Albums
Confessions
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | LaFace
25
Jeremih Late Nights: The Album Billboard Top R&B Albums
Late Nights: The Album
25  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Mick Schultz
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