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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
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Rock Me Tonight
Gains in performance
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2
Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whitney Houston
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Luther Vandross The Night I Fell In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Night I Fell In Love
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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4
Cameo Single Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Single Life
8
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4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Kool & The Gang Emergency Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Mary Jane Girls Only Four You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only Four You
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Ready For The World Ready For The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready For The World
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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8
Prince And The Revolution Around The World In A Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Around The World In A Day
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
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9
Loose Ends A Little Spice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Little Spice
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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10
Rick James Glow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10
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7
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13
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11
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Can't Stop The Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who's Zoomin' Who?
19
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Jesse Johnson's Revue Jesse Johnson's Revue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jesse Johnson's Revue
Jesse Johnson's Revue
13
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Debarge Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of The Night
15
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Rene & Angela Street Called Desire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Called Desire
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
UTFO UTFO Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
UTFO
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
17
ConFunkShun Electric Lady Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Electric Lady
14
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Billy Ocean Suddenly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suddenly
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Sade Diamond Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diamond Life
20
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Marvin Gaye Dream Of A Lifetime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dream Of A Lifetime
17
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
21
George Clinton Some Of My Best Jokes Are Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Some Of My Best Jokes Are Friends
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Dancer
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Atlantic Starr As The Band Turns Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As The Band Turns
25
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Meeting In The Ladies Room
21
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Phil Collins No Jacket Required Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Jacket Required
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Soundtrack Beverly Hills Cop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beverly Hills Cop
26
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Earl Klugh Soda Fountain Shuffle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soda Fountain Shuffle
28
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Wham! Make It Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Big
29
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Rock
30
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nightshift
31
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Melba Moore Read My Lips Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Read My Lips
39
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Steve Arrington Dancin' In The Key Of Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dancin' In The Key Of Life
37
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
The Deele Material Thangz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Material Thangz
34
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Alexander O'Neal Alexander O'Neal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alexander O'Neal
35
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Stanley Jordan Magic Touch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Magic Touch
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Four Tops Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Dennis Edwards Coolin' Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coolin' Out
55
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
New Edition New Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Edition
41
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Peabo Bryson Take No Prisoners Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take No Prisoners
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Madonna Like A Virgin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like A Virgin
42
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Whodini Escape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Escape
38
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Klique Love Cycles Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Cycles
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Shannon Do You Wanna Get Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Get Away
43
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Spyro Gyra Alternating Currents Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alternating Currents
48
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Diana Ross Swept Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swept Away
46
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
47
George Howard Dancing In The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dancing In The Sun
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
48
One Way Wrap Your Body Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wrap Your Body
Gains in performance
49
Teena Marie Starchild Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Starchild
45
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Chaka Khan I Feel For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Feel For You
49
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Gwen Guthrie Padlock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
52
Dr. J.R. Kool & The Other Roxannes The Complete Story Of Roxanne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Complete Story Of Roxanne
59
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Bill Withers Watching You, Watching Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watching You, Watching Me
56
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Third World Sense Of Purpose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sense Of Purpose
66
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
The System The Pleasure Seekers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pleasure Seekers
Gains in performance
56
The Gap Band Gap Band VI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band VI
62
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Fat Boys Fat Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fat Boys
57
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Carrie Lucas Horsin' Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Horsin' Around
Gains in performance
59
Sting Dream Of The Blue Turtles Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dream Of The Blue Turtles
Gains in performance
60
R.J.'S Latest Arrival R.J.'s Latest Arrival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.J.'s Latest Arrival
Gains in performance
58
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
90
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Womack & Womack Radio M.U.S.C. Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Radio M.U.S.C. Man
51
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Grandmaster Flash They Said It Couldn't Be Done Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
They Said It Couldn't Be Done
63
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
64
The Reddings If Looks Could Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
If Looks Could Kill
67
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
54
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Natalie Cole Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerous
50
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Paul Hardcastle Rain Forest Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rain Forest
53
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Soundtrack Perfect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Perfect
68
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Howard Jones Dream Into Action Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dream Into Action
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Kenny G Gravity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gravity
44
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
71
USA For Africa We Are The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are The World
64
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Sister Sledge When The Boys Meet The Girls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When The Boys Meet The Girls
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Midnight Star Planetary Invasion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planetary Invasion
60
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Z.Z. Hill In Memorium 1935-1984 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Memorium 1935-1984
61
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
69
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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