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
15
WEEKS AT NO. 1
19
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Just Like The First Time
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2
Beastie Boys Licensed To Ill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Licensed To Ill
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
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3
Luther Vandross Give Me The Reason Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Give Me The Reason
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Club Nouveau Life, Love & Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life, Love & Pain
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Cameo Word Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Word Up
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
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6
Janet Jackson Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
55
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Gains in performance
7
Anita Baker Rapture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
49
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Gains in performance
8
Ready For The World Long Time Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time Coming
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
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9
Melba Moore A Lot Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Lot Of Love
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
29
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10
Loose Ends The Zagora Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Zagora
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Shirley Murdock Shirley Murdock! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shirley Murdock!
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
32
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Gains in performance
12
Aretha Franklin Aretha (II) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Aretha (II)
14
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shake You Down
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dancing On The Ceiling
12
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
27
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16
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Phyllis Hyman Living All Alone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living All Alone
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Millie Jackson An Imitation Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
An Imitation Of Love
22
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Najee Najee's Theme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Najee's Theme
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Miki Howard Come Share My Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Share My Love
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
New Edition Under The Blue Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under The Blue Moon
17
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
21
The Jets The Jets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Jets
28
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Clarence Carter Dr. C.C. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
23
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Bobby Brown King Of Stage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Stage
19
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Run-D.M.C. Raising Hell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raising Hell
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Robert Cray Strong Persuader Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Strong Persuader
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Kenny G Duotones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Duotones
27
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Expose Exposure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exposure
54
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Mantronix Music Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music Madness
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
29
George Howard A Nice Place To Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Nice Place To Be
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
40
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Bruce Willis The Return Of Bruno Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return Of Bruno
49
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Ray, Goodman & Brown Take It To The Limit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take It To The Limit
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
33
One Way One Way XI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Way XI
43
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Timex Social Club Vicious Rumors...The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vicious Rumors...The Album
35
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whitney Houston
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
102
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
The Gap Band Gap Band 8 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band 8
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
37
The Egyptian Lover One Track Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Track Mind
55
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Donna Allen Perfect Timing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Perfect Timing
39
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
James Brown Gravity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
47
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Chico DeBarge Chico DeBarge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chico DeBarge
42
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Howard Hewett I Commit To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Commit To Love
31
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
44
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Klymaxx Klymaxx Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Klymaxx
45
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
David Sanborn A Change Of Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Change Of Heart
Gains in performance
46
Levert Bloodline Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bloodline
52
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Vesta Vesta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vesta
48
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Tina Turner Break Every Rule Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Break Every Rule
34
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
49
The Temptations To Be Continued Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Be Continued
33
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew Oh, My God! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Oh, My God!
Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
32
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Rose Royce Fresh Cut Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fresh Cut
53
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Bunny Debarge In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
69
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Commodores United Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
41
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Jeff Lorber Private Passion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Passion
57
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Sylvester Mutual Attraction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mutual Attraction
46
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Robbie Nevil Robbie Nevil Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Robbie Nevil
37
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Stacy Lattisaw Take Me All The Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Me All The Way
60
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Various Artists Mr. Magic's Rap Attack, Vol 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Magic's Rap Attack, Vol 2
51
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Five Star Silk & Steel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Silk & Steel
56
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Isaac Hayes U-Turn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
62
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Jesse Johnson Shockadelica Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shockadelica
36
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
62
The 2 Live Crew 2 Live Crew Is What We Are Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2 Live Crew Is What We Are
64
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Bob James Obsession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Obsession
67
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
George Benson While The City Sleeps . . . Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
While The City Sleeps . . .
58
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Stanley Jordan Standards Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Standards Volume 1
68
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Steady B Bring The Beat Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bring The Beat Back
Gains in performance
67
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Live In Los Angeles Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
66
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
68
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Disturb This Groove
Gains in performance
69
Bob James/David Sanborn Double Vision Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
63
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
70
The Crusaders The Good And Bad Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Good And Bad Times
50
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Grace Jones Inside Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Inside Story
59
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Shirley Jones Always In The Mood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always In The Mood
61
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Headlines
70
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Al Jarreau L Is For Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
L Is For Lover
72
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Billy Ocean Love Zone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Zone
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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