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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Imprint/Promotion Label
EMPIRE | Bad Vibes Forever

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XXXTENTACION 17 Billboard Top R&B Albums
17
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Bad Vibes Forever
2
Khalid American Teen Billboard Top R&B Albums
American Teen
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
3
SZA Ctrl Billboard Top R&B Albums
Ctrl
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

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Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Top Dawg
4
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Top R&B Albums
24K Magic
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
5
The Weeknd Starboy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Starboy
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
6
blackbear digital druglord Billboard Top R&B Albums
digital druglord
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Beartrap/Alamo/Interscope
7
Daniel Caesar Freudian Billboard Top R&B Albums
Freudian
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Golden Child
8
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B Albums
ANTI
10  Last
Peak
84  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
9
Bryson Tiller True To Self Billboard Top R&B Albums
True To Self
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
10
Childish Gambino "Awaken, My Love!" Billboard Top R&B Albums
"Awaken, My Love!"
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | mcDJ
11
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
106  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
106
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
12
Bryson Tiller T R A P S O U L Billboard Top R&B Albums
T R A P S O U L
13  Last
Peak
102  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
102
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
13
Michael Jackson The Essential Michael Jackson Billboard Top R&B Albums
The Essential Michael Jackson
16  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
14
6LACK FREE 6LACK Billboard Top R&B Albums
FREE 6LACK
12  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | LVRN/Interscope
15
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
14  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Tuff Gong/Island
16
Frank Ocean Blonde Billboard Top R&B Albums
Blonde
17  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
17
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B Albums
Lemonade
15  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
18
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B Albums
Trilogy
19  Last
Peak
102  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
102
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
19
Beyonce I Am...Sasha Fierce Billboard Top R&B Albums
I Am...Sasha Fierce
20  Last
17  Peak
33  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Music World
20
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B Albums
Beyonce
21  Last
Peak
111  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
111
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
21
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B Albums
Channel Orange
22  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
22
Prince And The Revolution Purple Rain (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B Albums
Purple Rain (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | NPG/Warner Bros.
23
Earth, Wind & Fire Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B Albums
Greatest Hits
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
24
Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston Billboard Top R&B Albums
I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston
23  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Arista
25
Michael Jackson Bad Billboard Top R&B Albums
Bad
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | MJJ/Epic
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