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
17
WEEKS AT NO. 1
21
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Just Like The First Time
Play
2
Club Nouveau Life, Love & Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life, Love & Pain
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Beastie Boys Licensed To Ill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Licensed To Ill
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Luther Vandross Give Me The Reason Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Give Me The Reason
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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5
Janet Jackson Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Anita Baker Rapture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Loose Ends The Zagora Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Zagora
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Cameo Word Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Word Up
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Melba Moore A Lot Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Lot Of Love
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Shirley Murdock Shirley Murdock! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shirley Murdock!
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Ready For The World Long Time Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time Coming
11
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Phyllis Hyman Living All Alone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living All Alone
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Aretha Franklin Aretha (II) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Aretha (II)
12
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Najee Najee's Theme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Najee's Theme
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Gregory Abbott Shake You Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shake You Down
14
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Millie Jackson An Imitation Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
An Imitation Of Love
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
16
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
18
The Jets The Jets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Jets
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Miki Howard Come Share My Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Share My Love
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Lionel Richie Dancing On The Ceiling Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dancing On The Ceiling
15
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Robert Cray Strong Persuader Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Strong Persuader
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Run-D.M.C. Raising Hell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raising Hell
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Expose Exposure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exposure
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
New Edition Under The Blue Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under The Blue Moon
21
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Jody Watley Jody Watley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jody Watley
Gains in performance
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Bruce Willis The Return Of Bruno Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return Of Bruno
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
36
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Clarence Carter Dr. C.C. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
24
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Ray, Goodman & Brown Take It To The Limit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take It To The Limit
34
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Bobby Brown King Of Stage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Stage
26
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Timex Social Club Vicious Rumors...The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vicious Rumors...The Album
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Kenny G Duotones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Duotones
32
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
34
George Howard A Nice Place To Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Nice Place To Be
28
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Mantronix Music Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music Madness
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
36
One Way One Way XI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Way XI
38
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Klymaxx Klymaxx Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Klymaxx
42
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
The System Don't Disturb This Groove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Disturb This Groove
49
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Donna Allen Perfect Timing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Perfect Timing
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
54
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Howard Hewett I Commit To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Commit To Love
37
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
42
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
58
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Various Artists Mr. Magic's Rap Attack, Vol 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Magic's Rap Attack, Vol 2
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whitney Houston
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
104
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Chico DeBarge Chico DeBarge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chico DeBarge
41
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
46
The Egyptian Lover One Track Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Track Mind
40
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Sheila E. Sheila E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sheila E.
Gains in performance
48
The Gap Band Gap Band 8 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gap Band 8
45
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
49
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
47
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Bunny Debarge In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
51
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
David Sanborn A Change Of Heart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Change Of Heart
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
52
James Brown Gravity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Steady B Bring The Beat Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bring The Beat Back
55
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
The Temptations To Be Continued Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Be Continued
46
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Tina Turner Break Every Rule Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Break Every Rule
48
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Levert Bloodline Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bloodline
52
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Vesta Vesta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vesta
56
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Isaac Hayes U-Turn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
59
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Stacy Lattisaw Take Me All The Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Me All The Way
53
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Rose Royce Fresh Cut Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fresh Cut
50
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Luther Ingram Luther Ingram Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luther Ingram
61
LAST WEEK
61
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Commodores United Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
57
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Robbie Nevil Robbie Nevil Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Robbie Nevil
60
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Rainy Davis Sweetheart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweetheart
Gains in performance
65
Smokey Robinson One Heartbeat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Heartbeat
Gains in performance
66
Jeff Lorber Private Passion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Passion
62
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Sylvester Mutual Attraction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mutual Attraction
64
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Stanley Jordan Standards Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Standards Volume 1
70
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Various Artists Uptown Is Kicking It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uptown Is Kicking It
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Bob James/David Sanborn Double Vision Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
65
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Bob James Obsession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Obsession
66
LAST WEEK
49
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Midnight Star Headlines Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Headlines
74
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Shirley Jones Always In The Mood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always In The Mood
73
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Bobby Bland After All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After All
Bobby Bland
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LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Jesse Johnson Shockadelica Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shockadelica
67
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
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