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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
25
WEEKS AT NO. 1
30
WEEKS ON CHART
Thriller
Imprint/Promotion Label
Legacy | Epic

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1
Michael Jackson Thriller Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thriller
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Epic
2
The Isley Brothers Between The Sheets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between The Sheets
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | T-Neck
3
Mtume Juicy Fruit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juicy Fruit
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Epic
4
Gladys Knight And The Pips Visions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Visions
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
5
Maze We Are One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are One
Maze
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
6
George Benson In Your Eyes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Your Eyes
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
7
Soundtrack Flashdance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flashdance
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Casablanca
8
The Whispers Love For Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love For Love
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Solar
9
Jarreau Jarreau Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jarreau
Jarreau
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Warner Bros.
10
Deniece Williams I'm So Proud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm So Proud
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
11
Debarge All This Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All This Love
11  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
12
Mary Jane Girls Mary Jane Girls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Jane Girls
12  Last
12  Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Gordy
13
Eddy Grant Killer On The Rampage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Killer On The Rampage
14  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CBS | Portrait/Ice
14
Lionel Richie Lionel Richie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lionel Richie
13  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
15
Lakeside Untouchables Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untouchables
15  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Solar
16
Kashif Kashif Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kashif
18  Last
10  Peak
15  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

17
The Jonzun Crew Lost In Space Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost In Space
17  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Tommy Boy
18
Prince 1999 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1999
20  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Angela Bofill Too Tough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Tough
19  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
20
Phyllis Hyman Goddess Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goddess Of Love
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Arista
21
David Bowie Let's Dance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Dance
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | EMI
22
Champaign Modern Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Modern Heart
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
23
The Chi-lites Bottoms Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bottoms Up
16  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Larc
24
Sergio Mendes Sergio Mendes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sergio Mendes
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

25
The O'Jays When Will I See You Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Will I See You Again
30  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Philadelphia International
26
Z.Z. Hill The Rhythm And The Blues Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rhythm And The Blues
26  Last
16  Peak
31  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Malaco
27
Denise LaSalle A Lady In The Street Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Lady In The Street
27  Last
23  Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Malaco
28
O'Bryan You And I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You And I
24  Last
13  Peak
19  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
29
George Clinton Computer Games Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Computer Games
28  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
30
Cameo Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Style
29  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Atlanta Artists
31
The Fatback Band Is This The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Is This The Future
40  Last
27  Peak
14  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Spring
32
Starpoint It's So Delicious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's So Delicious
41  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

33
Bob Marley And The Wailers Confrontation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confrontation
38  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Island
34
Brass Construction Conversations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conversations
34  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
35
Janet Jackson Janet Jackson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Janet Jackson
35  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | A&M
36
Culture Club Kissing To Be Clever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kissing To Be Clever
36  Last
24  Peak
19  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Virgin/Epic
37
Nona Hendryx Nona Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nona
39  Last
25  Peak
15  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | RCA
38
Midnight Star No Parking On The Dance Floor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Parking On The Dance Floor
46  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Solar
39
Steve Arrington Steve Arrington's Hall Of Fame: I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Steve Arrington's Hall Of Fame: I
33  Last
12  Peak
20  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
40
ConFunkShun To The Max Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The Max
37  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Mercury
41
B.B. King Blues 'n Jazz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blues 'n Jazz
44  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | MCA
42
Various Artists 25 #1 Hits From 25 Years Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
25 #1 Hits From 25 Years
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Motown
43
James 'D-Train' Williams Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

44
Earth, Wind & Fire Powerlight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Powerlight
42  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Columbia
45
Bob James The Genie (Themes & Variations From The TV Series "Taxi") Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Genie (Themes & Variations From The TV Series "Taxi")
43  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
46
Sister Sledge Bet Cha Say That To All The Girls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bet Cha Say That To All The Girls
49  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Cotillion
47
Indeep Last Night A D.j. Saved My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last Night A D.j. Saved My Life
47  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Sony Music
48
Leon Haywood It's Me Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Me Again
48  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Casablanca
49
Thomas Dolby The Golden Age Of Wireless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Golden Age Of Wireless
50  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Capitol
50
Michael Henderson Fickle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fickle
52  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Unknown | Buddah
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