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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Solid
Gains in performance
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2
New Edition New Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Edition
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
3
The Temptations Truly For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Truly For You
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
4
The Gap Band Gap Band VI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band VI
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Dancer
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Stevie Wonder The Woman In Red (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Woman In Red (Soundtrack)
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Kool & The Gang Emergency Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Midnight Star Planetary Invasion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planetary Invasion
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Teena Marie Starchild Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Starchild
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Whodini Escape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Escape
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Diana Ross Swept Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swept Away
17
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
The Whispers So Good Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Eugene Wilde Eugene Wilde Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eugene Wilde
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Philip Bailey Chinese Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chinese Wall
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Fat Boys Fat Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fat Boys
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Jeffrey Osborne Don't Stop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
18
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Madonna Like A Virgin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like A Virgin
16
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Lionel Richie Can't Slow Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can't Slow Down
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Meeting In The Ladies Room
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Billy Ocean Suddenly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suddenly
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
27
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
The Time Ice Cream Castle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ice Cream Castle
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Chaka Khan I Feel For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Feel For You
24
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Soundtrack Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Al Jarreau High Crime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
High Crime
29
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Soundtrack Beverly Hills Cop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beverly Hills Cop
32
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Kurtis Blow Ego Trip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ego Trip
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nightshift
Gains in performance
30
Dazz Band Jukebox Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jukebox
31
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Sheena Easton A Private Heaven Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Private Heaven
35
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Ronnie Laws Classic Masters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Classic Masters
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Wham! Make It Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Big
38
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Daryl Hall John Oates Big Bam Boom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
36
David Sanborn Straight To The Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight To The Heart
42
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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
41
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Jermaine Jackson Jermaine Jackson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jermaine Jackson
40
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Pennye Ford Pennye Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
40
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
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Shalamar Heart Break Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart Break
45
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Vanity Wild Animal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild Animal
34
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Glenn Jones Finesse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
37
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
44
The Egyptian Lover On The Nile Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Sheila E. The Glamorous Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Glamorous Life
46
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Grover Washington, Jr. Inside Moves Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
47
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Force M.D.'s Love Letters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letters
48
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Thelma Houston Qualifying Heat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Qualifying Heat
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Isley, Jasper, Isley Broadway's Closer to Sunset Blvd. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Broadway's Closer to Sunset Blvd.
51
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Mtume You, Me And He Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You, Me And He
36
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Jermaine Stewart The Word Is Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Word Is Out
49
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Lillo All Of You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Of You
52
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Ray Parker Jr. Chartbusters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chartbusters
53
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Alicia Myers I Appreciate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Appreciate
54
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Johnnie Taylor This Is Your Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Your Night
56
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Rebbie Jackson Centipede Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
55
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Sade Diamond Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diamond Life
Gains in performance
58
Madonna Madonna Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Madonna
60
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Rock
Gains in performance
60
Wynton Marsalis Hot House Flowers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot House Flowers
62
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Stephanie Mills I've Got The Cure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I've Got The Cure
50
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Z.Z. Hill Bluesmaster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bluesmaster
63
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Roy Ayers In The Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Dark
69
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Kashif Send Me Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Send Me Your Love
57
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Champaign Woman In Flames Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Woman In Flames
58
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Angela Bofill Let Me Be The One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let Me Be The One
66
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Teddy Pendergrass Love Language Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Language
70
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Apollonia 6 Apollonia 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Apollonia 6
Apollonia 6
64
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Newcleus Jam On Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jam On Revenge
61
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
59
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Prince 1999 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
65
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
89
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Tom Browne Tommy Gun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tommy Gun
68
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Culture Club Waking Up With The House On Fire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Waking Up With The House On Fire
67
LAST WEEK
55
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Dreamboy Contact Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Contact
71
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Linda Clifford Sneakin' Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sneakin' Out
73
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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