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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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
12
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
In Square Circle
Imprint/Promotion Label
Motown | Tamla
Gains in performance

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1
Stevie Wonder In Square Circle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Square Circle
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Tamla
2
Sade Promise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Portrait
3
Freddie Jackson Rock Me Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rock Me Tonight
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
4
New Edition All For Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All For Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
5
Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whitney Houston
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
6
Isley, Jasper, Isley Caravan Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Caravan Of Love
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CBS Associated
7
Rene & Angela Street Called Desire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Called Desire
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
8
Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who's Zoomin' Who?
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
9
Ready For The World Ready For The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready For The World
10  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
Morris Day Color Of Success Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Color Of Success
11  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
11
Atlantic Starr As The Band Turns Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As The Band Turns
15  Last
11  Peak
37  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
12
Dionne Warwick Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Friends
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
13
LL Cool J Radio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Radio
24  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
14
Kool & The Gang Emergency Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emergency
Last
Peak
59  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | De-Lite
15
Sheila E. Romance 1600 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Romance 1600
12  Last
12  Peak
19  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
16
Soundtrack Krush Groove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Krush Groove
14  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
17
Starpoint Restless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Restless
18  Last
15  Peak
23  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
18
Zapp The New Zapp IV U Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Zapp IV U
23  Last
18  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
The Isley Brothers Masterpiece Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Masterpiece
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
20
Eddie Murphy How Could It Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How Could It Be
17  Last
17  Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
21
Kurtis Blow America Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
America
22  Last
21  Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Mercury
22
Five Star Luxury Of Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luxury Of Life
26  Last
22  Peak
22  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
Patti LaBelle Patti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Patti
21  Last
13  Peak
24  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Philadelphia International
24
Soundtrack Miami Vice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Miami Vice
13  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
25
Eugene Wilde Serenade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Serenade
29  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Philly World
26
Grace Jones Slave To The Rhythm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Slave To The Rhythm
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Manhattan Island
27
Luther Vandross The Night I Fell In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Night I Fell In Love
20  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
28
Bobby Womack So Many Rivers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Many Rivers
25  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
29
The Temptations Touch Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Touch Me
31  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
30
Full Force Full Force Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Force
30  Last
30  Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
31
Bernard Wright Mr. Wright Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Wright
39  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI
32
Fat Boys The Fat Boys Are Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fat Boys Are Back
32  Last
11  Peak
24  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sutra
33
Artists United Against Apartheid Sun City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sun City
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI
34
Cherrelle High Priority Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
High Priority
40  Last
34  Peak
10  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
35
The Jets The Jets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Jets
35  Last
35  Peak
10  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
36
Klymaxx Meeting In The Ladies Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Meeting In The Ladies Room
37  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | MCA/Constellation
37
Run-D.M.C. King Of Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Rock
43  Last
12  Peak
49  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
38
Ta Mara & The Seen Ta Mara & The Seen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ta Mara & The Seen
33  Last
20  Peak
13  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
39
Cameo Single Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Single Life
34  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Atlanta Artists
40
The Gap Band Gap Band VII Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band VII
55  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Total Experience
41
Kashif Condition Of The Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Condition Of The Heart
42  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
42
Evelyn "Champagne" King A Long Time Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Long Time Coming
53  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
43
The Pointer Sisters Contact Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Contact
36  Last
11  Peak
24  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
44
Stephanie Mills Stephanie Mills Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stephanie Mills
57  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
45
The O'Jays Love Fever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Fever
45  Last
20  Peak
19  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Philadelphia International
46
The Family The Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Family
47  Last
17  Peak
21  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
47
Teddy Pendergrass Workin' It Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Workin' It Back
41  Last
30  Peak
11  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Asylum
48
Debarge Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of The Night
49  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
49
Val Young Seduction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seduction
50  Last
41  Peak
11  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
50
9.9 9.9 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
9.9
38  Last
15  Peak
23  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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