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
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7
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Winner In You
Gains in performance
Play
2
Janet Jackson Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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3
Run-D.M.C. Raising Hell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raising Hell
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
4
Billy Ocean Love Zone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Zone
5
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4
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
5
Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whitney Houston
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
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6
The S.O.S. Band Sands Of Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sands Of Time
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
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7
Anita Baker Rapture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
8
Whodini Back In Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back In Black
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
9
Meli'sa Morgan Do Me Baby Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do Me Baby
8
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4
PEAK POSITION
21
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10
Stephanie Mills Stephanie Mills Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stephanie Mills
11
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4
PEAK POSITION
25
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11
Rene & Angela Street Called Desire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Called Desire
12
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5
PEAK POSITION
54
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12
Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Headlines
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
El DeBarge El DeBarge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
El DeBarge
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
14
Fat Boys Big and Beautiful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big and Beautiful
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Prince And The Revolution Parade: Music From The Motion Picture Under The Cherry Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Parade: Music From The Motion Picture Under The Cherry Moon
14
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2
PEAK POSITION
11
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16
LL Cool J Radio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
17
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
28
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17
George Clinton R&B Skeletons In The Closet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R&B Skeletons In The Closet
18
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Atlantic Starr As The Band Turns Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As The Band Turns
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
60
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19
New Edition All For Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All For Love
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
32
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Gains in performance
20
Nu Shooz Poolside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poolside
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Sade Promise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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22
Jeffrey Osborne Emotional Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
23
Force M.D.'s Chillin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
23
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Ca$hflow Ca$hflow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ca$hflow
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
25
The Jets The Jets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Jets
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Rick James The Flag Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Flag
40
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
28
Simply Red Picture Book Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Picture Book
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
24
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30
Cherrelle High Priority Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
High Priority
27
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
33
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31
52nd Street Children Of The Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Children Of The Night
45
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Bob James/David Sanborn Double Vision Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
33
Tease Tease Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tease
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Colonel Abrams Colonel Abrams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Colonel Abrams
31
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Teddy Pendergrass Workin' It Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Workin' It Back
26
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Johnny Kemp Johnny Kemp Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnny Kemp
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Philip Bailey Inside Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Inside Out
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Stevie Wonder In Square Circle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Square Circle
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Freddie Jackson Rock Me Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rock Me Tonight
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Pet Shop Boys Please Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Junior Acquired Taste Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Acquired Taste
37
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Skyy From The Left Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Left Side
58
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
The Gap Band Gap Band VII Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band VII
35
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
44
William Bell Passion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Jermaine Jackson Precious Moments Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Precious Moments
46
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Jonathan Butler Introducing Jonathan Butler Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Introducing Jonathan Butler
48
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
George Howard Love Will Follow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Will Follow
43
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Denise LaSalle Rain And Fire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rain And Fire
50
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Starpoint Restless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Restless
41
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Alexander O'Neal Alexander O'Neal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alexander O'Neal
51
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Five Star Luxury Of Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luxury Of Life
39
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Mazarati Mazarati Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mazarati
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Mtume Theater Of The Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Theater Of The Mind
Gains in performance
54
Patti Austin Gettin' Away With Murder Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gettin' Away With Murder
42
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
55
The Rose Brothers The Rose Brothers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rose Brothers
55
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
56
The Art Of Noise In Visible Silence Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Visible Silence
49
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Stanley Jordan Magic Touch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Magic Touch
57
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Bill Cosby For Those Of You With Or Without Children Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For Those Of You With Or Without Children
Gains in performance
59
Willie Collins Where You Gonna Be Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Where You Gonna Be Tonight
61
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Vanity Skin On Skin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Skin On Skin
47
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Michael Henderson Bedtime Stories Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bedtime Stories
54
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Grandmaster Flash The Source Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
53
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Gavin Christopher One Step Closer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Step Closer
Gains in performance
64
Level 42 World Machine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Machine
64
LAST WEEK
64
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Sade Diamond Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diamond Life
56
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART
66
The Gap Band The 12" Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 12" Collection
67
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Diana Ross & The Supremes 25th Anniversary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
25th Anniversary
Diana Ross & The Supremes
62
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
68
The Temptations 25th Anniversary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
25th Anniversary
60
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Luther Vandross The Night I Fell In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Night I Fell In Love
59
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Johnnie Taylor Wall To Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wall To Wall
68
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Total Contrast Total Contrast Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Total Contrast
69
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Shirley Murdock Shirley Murdock! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shirley Murdock!
70
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Falco Falco 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Falco 3
71
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who's Zoomin' Who?
63
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Morris Day Color Of Success Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Color Of Success
65
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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