TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
41
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Private Dancer
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Play
2
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nightshift
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
4
New Edition New Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Edition
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
5
The Temptations Truly For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Truly For You
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
6
The Gap Band Gap Band VI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band VI
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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7
Diana Ross Swept Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swept Away
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Kool & The Gang Emergency Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Soundtrack Beverly Hills Cop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beverly Hills Cop
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
The Whispers So Good Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Teena Marie Starchild Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Starchild
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Rock
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Midnight Star Planetary Invasion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planetary Invasion
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Wilton Felder Secrets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
23
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Sade Diamond Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diamond Life
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Lionel Richie Can't Slow Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can't Slow Down
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Whodini Escape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Escape
18
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Meeting In The Ladies Room
22
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Eugene Wilde Eugene Wilde Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eugene Wilde
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Philip Bailey Chinese Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chinese Wall
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Fat Boys Fat Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fat Boys
21
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Jesse Johnson's Revue Jesse Johnson's Revue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jesse Johnson's Revue
Jesse Johnson's Revue
32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Billy Ocean Suddenly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suddenly
24
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Stevie Wonder The Woman In Red (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Woman In Red (Soundtrack)
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Mary Jane Girls Only Four You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only Four You
37
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Jeffrey Osborne Don't Stop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
26
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Kurtis Blow Ego Trip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ego Trip
30
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Wham! Make It Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Big
31
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Madonna Like A Virgin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like A Virgin
27
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
33
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
The Time Ice Cream Castle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ice Cream Castle
28
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Dazz Band Jukebox Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jukebox
34
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Debarge Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of The Night
Gains in performance
36
Shalamar Heart Break Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart Break
40
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Grandmaster Flash They Said It Couldn't Be Done Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
They Said It Couldn't Be Done
39
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Sheena Easton A Private Heaven Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Private Heaven
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Can't Stop The Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
40
David Sanborn Straight To The Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight To The Heart
41
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Thelma Houston Qualifying Heat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Qualifying Heat
47
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Various Artists Tommy Boy's Greatest Beats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tommy Boy's Greatest Beats
45
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Jeff Lorber Step By Step Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step By Step
48
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Chaka Khan I Feel For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Feel For You
35
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Daryl Hall John Oates Big Bam Boom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
36
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Al Jarreau High Crime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
High Crime
38
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
48
The S.O.S. Band Just The Way You Like It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just The Way You Like It
42
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Glenn Jones Finesse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
44
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Cashmere Cashmere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cashmere
64
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

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