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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
True To Self
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | TrapSoul
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Bryson Tiller True To Self Billboard Top R&B Albums
True To Self
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
2
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Top R&B Albums
24K Magic
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
3
Khalid American Teen Billboard Top R&B Albums
American Teen
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
4
The Weeknd Starboy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Starboy
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
5
Childish Gambino "Awaken, My Love!" Billboard Top R&B Albums
"Awaken, My Love!"
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | mcDJ
6
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
70  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
7
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
88  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
88
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
8
Michael Jackson The Essential Michael Jackson Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Essential Michael Jackson
14  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
9
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
15  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Tuff Gong/Island
10
blackbear digital druglord Billboard Top R&B Albums
digital druglord
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Beartrap/Alamo/Interscope
11
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
11  Last
Peak
92  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
92
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
12
6LACK FREE 6LACK Billboard Top R&B Albums
FREE 6LACK
13  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | LVRN/Interscope
13
Trey Songz Tremaine The Album Billboard Top R&B Albums
Tremaine The Album
16  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
14
Mary J. Blige Strength Of A Woman Billboard Top R&B Albums
Strength Of A Woman
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
15
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lemonade
17  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
16
Kehlani SweetSexySavage Billboard Top R&B Albums
SweetSexySavage
18  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Tsunami Mob/Atlantic
17
Frank Ocean Blonde Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blonde
19  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
18
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
20  Last
Peak
88  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
88
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
19
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beyonce
21  Last
Peak
97  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
20
Beyonce I Am...Sasha Fierce Billboard Top R&B Albums
I Am...Sasha Fierce
23  Last
19  Peak
19  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Music World
21
Prince The Very Best Of Prince Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Very Best Of Prince
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | NPG/Warner Bros.
22
Jeremih Late Nights: The Album Billboard Top R&B Albums
Late Nights: The Album
25  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Mick Schultz
23
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B Albums
Channel Orange
24  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
24
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B Albums
Confessions
Last
20  Peak
14  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | LaFace
25
Earth, Wind & Fire Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B Albums
Greatest Hits
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
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