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Sales Data = TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums ranks the most popular R&B/hip-hop 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/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
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Imprint/Promotion Label
Unknown | Arc/Columbia

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1
Earth, Wind & Fire Raise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raise
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arc/Columbia
2
Kool & The Gang Something Special Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Special
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | De-Lite
3
Luther Vandross Never Too Much Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never Too Much
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Epic
4
Diana Ross Why Do Fools Fall In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Why Do Fools Fall In Love
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
5
George Benson The George Benson Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The George Benson Collection
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
6
Prince Controversy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Controversy
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
7
Barkays Night Cruisin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Night Cruisin
Barkays
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
8
Skyy Skyy Line Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Skyy Line
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

9
Teddy Pendergrass It's Time For Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Time For Love
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
10
The Jacksons Jacksons Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jacksons Live
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
11
Peabo Bryson I Am Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Love
12  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
12
Grover Washington, Jr. Come Morning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Morning
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Elektra
13
Angela Bofill Something About You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something About You
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
14
Bobby Womack The Poet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Poet
16  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Beverly Glen
15
Roger The Many Facets Of Roger Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Many Facets Of Roger
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
16
Slave Show Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Show Time
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Cotillion
17
Rufus And Chaka Khan Camouflage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Camouflage
Rufus And Chaka Khan
17  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | MCA
18
Commodores In The Pocket Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Pocket
21  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
19
Daryl Hall John Oates Private Eyes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Eyes
37  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
20
Jarreau Breakin' Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breakin' Away
Jarreau
20  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
21
LTD Love Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Magic
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
22
Chocolate Milk Blue Jeans Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blue Jeans
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
23
ConFunkShun Con Funk Shun 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Con Funk Shun 7
28  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
24
The Time The Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Time
24  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
25
Rick James Street Songs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Songs
27  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Gordy
26
Bill Summers Jam The Box! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jam The Box!
29  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
United Artists
27
The Isley Brothers Inside You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Inside You
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | T-Neck
28
Tom Browne Yours Truly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Yours Truly
36  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista/Grp
29
Earl Klugh Crazy For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crazy For You
26  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Liberty
30
The Jones Girls Get As Much Love As You Can Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get As Much Love As You Can
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
31
Gil Scott-Heron Reflections Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflections
35  Last
31  Peak
15  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
32
GQ Face To Face Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Face To Face
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
33
Lakeside Keep On Moving Straight Ahead Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keep On Moving Straight Ahead
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Solar
34
The Spinners Can't Shake This Feeling Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can't Shake This Feeling
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
35
Lakeside Your Wish Is My Command Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Your Wish Is My Command
38  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Solar
36
Chic Take It Off Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take It Off
39  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlantic
37
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Live In New Orleans Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live In New Orleans
32  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
38
Shalamar Go For It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Go For It
31  Last
18  Peak
12  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Solar
39
Central Line Central Line Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Central Line
54  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
40
Diana Ross All The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Greatest Hits
42  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
41
Twennynine Featuring Lenny White Just Like Dreamin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like Dreamin
41  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Elektra
42
Kraftwerk Computer World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Computer World
43  Last
32  Peak
26  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
43
Ray, Goodman & Brown Stay Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stay
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
44
Stevie Woods Take Me To Your Heaven Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Me To Your Heaven
44  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Cotillion
45
Ronnie Laws Solid Ground Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Solid Ground
45  Last
17  Peak
15  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Liberty
46
Barry White Beware Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beware
46  Last
40  Peak
13  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Unlimited Gold
47
Quincy Jones The Dude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dude
48  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
48
Four Tops Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tonight
47  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Casablanca
49
Tom Tom Club Tom Tom Club Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tom Tom Club
50  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Sire
50
Syreeta Set My Love In Motion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Set My Love In Motion
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
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