TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
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New Edition
Gains in performance
Play
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
3
Stevie Wonder The Woman In Red (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Woman In Red (Soundtrack)
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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5
The Temptations Truly For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Truly For You
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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Gains in performance
6
Fat Boys Fat Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fat Boys
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
7
Midnight Star Planetary Invasion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planetary Invasion
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
8
Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Dancer
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Kool & The Gang Emergency Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
10
Madonna Like A Virgin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like A Virgin
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
11
Whodini Escape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Escape
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
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12
The Gap Band Gap Band VI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band VI
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
The Whispers So Good Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
14
Teena Marie Starchild Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Starchild
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
15
Chaka Khan I Feel For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Feel For You
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
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16
Lionel Richie Can't Slow Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can't Slow Down
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Eugene Wilde Eugene Wilde Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eugene Wilde
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Billy Ocean Suddenly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suddenly
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Philip Bailey Chinese Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chinese Wall
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
20
The Time Ice Cream Castle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ice Cream Castle
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
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Gains in performance
21
Jeffrey Osborne Don't Stop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
15
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Diana Ross Swept Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swept Away
26
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Al Jarreau High Crime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
High Crime
21
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Kurtis Blow Ego Trip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ego Trip
27
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
20
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Gains in performance
25
Glenn Jones Finesse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
16
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24
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Dazz Band Jukebox Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jukebox
28
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Isley, Jasper, Isley Broadway's Closer to Sunset Blvd. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Broadway's Closer to Sunset Blvd.
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Daryl Hall John Oates Big Bam Boom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Meeting In The Ladies Room
34
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Soundtrack Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo
39
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Mtume You, Me And He Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You, Me And He
32
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Thelma Houston Qualifying Heat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Qualifying Heat
48
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Jermaine Jackson Jermaine Jackson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jermaine Jackson
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Vanity Wild Animal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild Animal
37
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Ray Parker Jr. Chartbusters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chartbusters
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
37
The S.O.S. Band Just The Way You Like It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just The Way You Like It
31
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Force M.D.'s Love Letters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letters
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Jermaine Stewart The Word Is Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Word Is Out
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Ronnie Laws Classic Masters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Classic Masters
50
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Lillo All Of You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Of You
40
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Run-D.M.C. Run-D.M.C. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Run-D.M.C.
43
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Stephanie Mills I've Got The Cure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I've Got The Cure
44
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Sheila E. The Glamorous Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Glamorous Life
45
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Shalamar Heart Break Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart Break
38
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Kashif Send Me Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Send Me Your Love
46
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Alicia Myers I Appreciate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Appreciate
42
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Rebbie Jackson Centipede Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
47
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
49
The Egyptian Lover On The Nile Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
56
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Roy Ayers In The Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Dark
51
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Grover Washington, Jr. Inside Moves Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
41
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Apollonia 6 Apollonia 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Apollonia 6
Apollonia 6
49
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Wynton Marsalis Hot House Flowers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot House Flowers
54
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Tom Browne Tommy Gun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tommy Gun
58
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Madonna Madonna Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Madonna
57
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Johnnie Taylor This Is Your Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Your Night
64
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Linda Clifford Sneakin' Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sneakin' Out
53
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Champaign Woman In Flames Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Woman In Flames
71
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Pennye Ford Pennye Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
60
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Z.Z. Hill Bluesmaster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bluesmaster
62
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Teddy Pendergrass Love Language Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Language
52
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Angela Bofill Let Me Be The One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let Me Be The One
61
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Barkays Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerous
Barkays
63
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Newcleus Jam On Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jam On Revenge
68
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Prince 1999 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
59
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
86
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Culture Club Waking Up With The House On Fire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Waking Up With The House On Fire
66
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
68
The Stylistics Some Things Never Change Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Some Things Never Change
72
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Dreamboy Contact Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Contact
65
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Joyce Kennedy Lookin' For Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lookin' For Trouble
55
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
71
The Honeydrippers Volume One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
70
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Sam Harris Sam Harris Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sam Harris
73
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Jacksons Victory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Victory
Jacksons
67
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Rick James Reflections Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflections
75
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
75
O'Bryan Be My Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Be My Lover
74
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
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