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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
6
WEEKS ON CHART
Forever, For Always, For Love
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epic | Unknown

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1
Luther Vandross Forever, For Always, For Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever, For Always, For Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Unknown
2
Lionel Richie Lionel Richie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lionel Richie
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
3
Evelyn "Champagne" King Get Loose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Loose
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Unknown
4
The Time What Time Is It? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What Time Is It?
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Unknown
5
Diana Ross Silk Electric Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Silk Electric
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Unknown
6
Vanity 6 Vanity 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vanity 6
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Unknown
7
Aretha Franklin Jump To It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jump To It
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Unknown
8
Kool & The Gang As One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As One
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
De-Lite | Unknown
9
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Message Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Message
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sugar Hill | Unknown
10
The Gap Band Gap Band Iv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band Iv
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Total Experience | Unknown
11
Michael McDonald If That's What It Takes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
If That's What It Takes
10  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Unknown
12
Jeffrey Osborne Jeffrey Osborne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jeffrey Osborne
14  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Unknown
13
Zapp Zapp Ii Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Zapp Ii
12  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Unknown
14
Bobby Nunn Second To Nunn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Second To Nunn
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Unknown
15
Marvin Gaye Midnight Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Midnight Love
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
Stephanie Mills Tantalizingly Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tantalizingly Hot
13  Last
10  Peak
15  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Casablanca | Unknown
17
Stacy Lattisaw Sneakin' Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sneakin' Out
17  Last
11  Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cotillion | Unknown
18
Janet Jackson Janet Jackson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Janet Jackson
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Unknown
19
Cheryl Lynn Instant Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Instant Love
15  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Unknown
20
Teddy Pendergrass This One's For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This One's For You
18  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philadelphia International | Unknown
21
Carl Carlton The Bad C.c. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bad C.c.
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Unknown
22
Dionne Warwick Heartbreaker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heartbreaker
30  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Unknown
23
Melba Moore The Other Side Of The Rainbow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Other Side Of The Rainbow
32  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Unknown
24
Rick James Throwin' Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Throwin' Down
19  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gordy | Unknown
25
Johnnie Taylor Just Ain't Good Enough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Ain't Good Enough
36  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beverly Glen | Unknown
26
Jermaine Jackson Let Me Tickle Your Fancy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
22  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Unknown
27
Alicia Myers I Fooled You This Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Fooled You This Time
29  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Unknown
28
One Way Wild Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild Night
31  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Unknown
29
Pieces Of A Dream We Are One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are One
26  Last
22  Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | Unknown
30
Donna Summer Donna Summer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Donna Summer
20  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Unknown
31
Barry White Change Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Change
27  Last
19  Peak
11  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unlimited Gold | Unknown
32
Prince 1999 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1999
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
Patti Austin Every Home Should Have One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Every Home Should Have One
37  Last
18  Peak
26  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Qwest | Unknown
34
Donald Fagen The Nightfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Nightfly
41  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Unknown
35
Tavares New Directions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Directions
34  Last
30  Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Unknown
36
Z.Z. Hill Down Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down Home
39  Last
17  Peak
41  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | Unknown
37
Bloodstone We Go A Long Way Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Go A Long Way Back
24  Last
11  Peak
20  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
T-Neck | Unknown
38
Bill Summers & Summers Heat Seventeen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seventeen
Bill Summers & Summers Heat
43  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Unknown
39
Bobby Bland Here We Go Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here We Go Again
Bobby Bland
33  Last
22  Peak
20  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Unknown
40
The Isley Brothers The Real Deal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Deal
25  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
T-Neck | Unknown
41
Various Artists Casino Lights Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Casino Lights
45  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Unknown
42
Spyro Gyra Incognito Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Incognito
52  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Unknown
43
Barkays Propositions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Propositions
Barkays
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
44
Gwen Guthrie Gwen Guthrie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gwen Guthrie
28  Last
28  Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Unknown
45
Millie Jackson Hard Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard Times
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
46
Debarge All This Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All This Love
49  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gordy | Motown
47
The Spinners Grand Slam Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Slam
51  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Unknown
48
Sunrize Sunrize Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sunrize
48  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boardwalk | Unknown
49
ConFunkShun To The Max Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The Max
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
50
Alphonse Mouzon Distant Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Distant Lover
55  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Highrise | Unknown
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