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
10
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Rock Me Tonight
Gains in performance
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2
Cameo Single Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Single Life
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whitney Houston
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who's Zoomin' Who?
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Luther Vandross The Night I Fell In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Night I Fell In Love
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Ready For The World Ready For The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready For The World
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Kool & The Gang Emergency Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Prince And The Revolution Around The World In A Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Around The World In A Day
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Loose Ends A Little Spice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Little Spice
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Rene & Angela Street Called Desire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Called Desire
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Mary Jane Girls Only Four You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only Four You
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Debarge Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of The Night
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Fat Boys The Fat Boys Are Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fat Boys Are Back
22
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Jesse Johnson's Revue Jesse Johnson's Revue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jesse Johnson's Revue
Jesse Johnson's Revue
14
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Can't Stop The Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Billy Ocean Suddenly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suddenly
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
17
George Clinton Some Of My Best Jokes Are Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Some Of My Best Jokes Are Friends
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Rick James Glow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
15
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
19
UTFO UTFO Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
UTFO
16
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
20
ConFunkShun Electric Lady Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Electric Lady
20
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Alexander O'Neal Alexander O'Neal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alexander O'Neal
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Sade Diamond Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diamond Life
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Dr. J.R. Kool & The Other Roxannes The Complete Story Of Roxanne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Complete Story Of Roxanne
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Meeting In The Ladies Room
24
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Tina Turner Private Dancer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Dancer
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Melba Moore Read My Lips Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Read My Lips
27
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Atlantic Starr As The Band Turns Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As The Band Turns
25
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Rock
31
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Marvin Gaye Dream Of A Lifetime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dream Of A Lifetime
29
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
32
One Way Wrap Your Body Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wrap Your Body
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Starpoint Restless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Restless
60
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Stanley Jordan Magic Touch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Magic Touch
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Sting Dream Of The Blue Turtles Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dream Of The Blue Turtles
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Boogie Boys City Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
City Life
Gains in performance
37
Commodores Nightshift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nightshift
39
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Steve Arrington Dancin' In The Key Of Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dancin' In The Key Of Life
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Whodini Escape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Escape
36
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Phil Collins No Jacket Required Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Jacket Required
40
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Spyro Gyra Alternating Currents Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alternating Currents
42
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
42
New Edition New Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Edition
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
43
The Deele Material Thangz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Material Thangz
43
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Carrie Lucas Horsin' Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Horsin' Around
50
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
46
The Gap Band Gap Band VI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band VI
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Dazz Band Hot Spot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot Spot
Gains in performance
48
The System The Pleasure Seekers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pleasure Seekers
48
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Bill Withers Watching You, Watching Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watching You, Watching Me
51
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Newcleus Space Is The Place Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Space Is The Place
59
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
9.9 9.9 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
9.9
54
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Dennis Edwards Coolin' Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coolin' Out
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Earl Klugh Soda Fountain Shuffle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soda Fountain Shuffle
38
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Natalie Cole Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerous
55
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Peabo Bryson Take No Prisoners Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take No Prisoners
58
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Cheryl Lynn It's Gonna Be Alright Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Gonna Be Alright
56
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Wham! Make It Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Big
53
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Four Tops Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
44
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Third World Sense Of Purpose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sense Of Purpose
49
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Soundtrack Beverly Hills Cop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beverly Hills Cop
52
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Madonna Like A Virgin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like A Virgin
61
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
62
George Howard Dancing In The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dancing In The Sun
63
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Teena Marie Starchild Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Starchild
62
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Gwen Guthrie Padlock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
47
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
69
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Shannon Do You Wanna Get Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Get Away
66
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Five Star Luxury Of Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luxury Of Life
68
R.J.'S Latest Arrival R.J.'s Latest Arrival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.J.'s Latest Arrival
57
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
73
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
93
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Chaka Khan I Feel For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Feel For You
64
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Diana Ross Swept Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swept Away
67
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Grandmaster Flash They Said It Couldn't Be Done Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
They Said It Couldn't Be Done
72
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Fat Boys Fat Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fat Boys
68
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Paul Hardcastle Rain Forest Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rain Forest
71
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Klique Love Cycles Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Cycles
65
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
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