Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Sales Data 1

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).

1 Last Week: 3

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston
Last Week 3
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
2 Last Week: 1

Rock Me Tonight

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 16
3 Last Week: 2

Single Life

Cameo
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 8
4 Last Week: 4

Who's Zoomin' Who

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
5 Last Week: 6

Ready For The World

Ready For The World
Last Week 6
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
6 Last Week: 7
Last Week 7
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 39
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 5

The Night I Fell In Love

Luther Vandross
Last Week 5
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 23
9 Last Week: 9

A Little Spice

Loose Ends
Last Week 9
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 15
10 Last Week: 14

Jesse Johnson's Revue

Jesse Johnson's Revue
Last Week 14
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 13

The Fat Boys Are Back

Fat Boys
Last Week 13
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
12 Last Week: 12

Rhythm Of The Night

Debarge
Last Week 12
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 24
13 Last Week: 11

Only Four You

Mary Jane Girls
Last Week 11
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 25
14 Last Week: 10

Street Called Desire

Rene & Angela
Last Week 10
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 11
15 Last Week: 16

Suddenly

Billy Ocean
Last Week 16
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 57
16 Last Week: 19

UTFO

UTFO
Last Week 19
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 25
Last Week 25
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 18
Last Week 18
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 17
20 Last Week: 26
Last Week 26
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
21 Last Week: 36

City Life

Boogie Boys
Last Week 36
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 20

Electric Lady

ConFunkShun
Last Week 20
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 17
23 Last Week: 17

Some Of My Best Jokes Are Friends

George Clinton
Last Week 17
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 8
24 Last Week: 22

Diamond Life

Sade
Last Week 22
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 29
25 Last Week: 24

Meeting In The Ladies Room

Klymaxx
Last Week 24
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 34
26 Last Week: 21

Alexander O'Neal

Alexander O'Neal
Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 22
27 Last Week: 29

As The Band Turns

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 29
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 32

Wrap Your Body

One Way
Last Week 32
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 28

Read My Lips

Melba Moore
Last Week 28
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 20
30 Last Week: 33

Restless

Starpoint
Last Week 33
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 27

Private Dancer

Tina Turner
Last Week 27
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 64
32 Last Week: 51

9.9

9.9
Last Week 51
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 47

Hot Spot

Dazz Band
Last Week 47
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 2
  • Gains in performance
34 Last Week: 42

New Edition

New Edition
Last Week 42
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 48
  • Gains in performance
35 Last Week: 35

Dream Of The Blue Turtles

Sting
Last Week 35
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 5
36 Last Week: 38

Dancin' In The Key Of Life

Steve Arrington
Last Week 38
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
38 Last Week: 30

King Of Rock

Run-D.M.C.
Last Week 30
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 29
39 Last Week: 46

Gap Band VI

The Gap Band
Last Week 46
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 35
  • Gains in performance
40 Last Week: 44

Horsin' Around

Carrie Lucas
Last Week 44
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
41 Last Week: 41

Alternating Currents

Spyro Gyra
Last Week 41
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 6
42 Last Week: --

The Family

The Family
Last Week --
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 31

Dream Of A Lifetime

Marvin Gaye
Last Week 31
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 13
44 Last Week: --

Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam With Full Force

Lisa Lisa And Clult Jam With Full Force
Last Week --
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 48

The Pleasure Seekers

The System
Last Week 48
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
46 Last Week: 50

Space Is The Place

Newcleus
Last Week 50
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 3
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 49

Watching You, Watching Me

Bill Withers
Last Week 49
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 17
48 Last Week: 34

Magic Touch

Stanley Jordan
Last Week 34
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 15
49 Last Week: 40

No Jacket Required

Phil Collins
Last Week 40
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 16
50 Last Week: 52

Coolin' Out

Dennis Edwards
Last Week 52
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 7