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: 1

Just Like The First Time

Freddie Jackson
Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 30
2 Last Week: 2

Give Me The Reason

Luther Vandross
Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 32
3 Last Week: 3

Jody Watley

Jody Watley
Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
4 Last Week: 4

Sign 'O' The Times

Prince
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 5
5 Last Week: 6

Word Up

Cameo
Last Week 6
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 36
6 Last Week: 8

Keep Your Eye On Me

Herb Alpert
Last Week 8
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
7 Last Week: 9

All In The Name Of Love

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 9
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 5
  • Gains in performance
8 Last Week: 5

Life, Love & Pain

Club Nouveau
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 24
9 Last Week: 7

A Lot Of Love

Melba Moore
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 40
10 Last Week: 11

One Heartbeat

Smokey Robinson
Last Week 11
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 10
Last Week 10
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 60
12 Last Week: 12

Shirley Murdock!

Shirley Murdock
Last Week 12
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 43
13 Last Week: 13

Don't Disturb This Groove

The System
Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 12
14 Last Week: 16

Duotones

Kenny G
Last Week 16
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 38
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 14

Licensed To Ill

Beastie Boys
Last Week 14
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 27
17 Last Week: 17

Najee's Theme

Najee
Last Week 17
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 20

Surface

Surface
Last Week 20
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
19 Last Week: 15
Last Week 15
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 66
20 Last Week: 19

The Zagora

Loose Ends
Last Week 19
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 32
21 Last Week: 22

Kool Moe Dee

Kool Moe Dee
Last Week 22
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
22 Last Week: 24

Hot, Cool & Vicious

Salt-N-Pepa
Last Week 24
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 9
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: --

Just Gets Better With Time

The Whispers
Last Week --
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 1
  • Gains in performance
24 Last Week: 21

Watch Out!

Patrice Rushen
Last Week 21
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 9
26 Last Week: 23
Last Week 23
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 26
27 Last Week: 31

Living All Alone

Phyllis Hyman
Last Week 31
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 38
  • Gains in performance
28 Last Week: 29

Marvin Sease

Marvin Sease
Last Week 29
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 28

Come Share My Love

Miki Howard
Last Week 28
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 24
30 Last Week: 34

Dancing On The Ceiling

Lionel Richie
Last Week 34
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 38
  • Gains in performance
31 Last Week: 25

Aretha (II)

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 25
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 29
32 Last Week: 35

Soul Survivor

Al Green
Last Week 35
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 33

Strong Persuader

Robert Cray
Last Week 33
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 19
34 Last Week: 30

Shake You Down

Gregory Abbott
Last Week 30
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 35
35 Last Week: 32

Sensational

Starpoint
Last Week 32
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 7
36 Last Week: 38

Klymaxx

Klymaxx
Last Week 38
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 26
37 Last Week: 26

Exposure

Expose
Last Week 26
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 13
38 Last Week: 36

2 Live Crew Is What We Are

The 2 Live Crew
Last Week 36
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 13
39 Last Week: 39
Last Week 39
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 5
40 Last Week: 47
Last Week 47
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
42 Last Week: 42

Vicious Rumors...The Album

Timex Social Club
Last Week 42
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 26
43 Last Week: 46

A Change Of Heart

David Sanborn
Last Week 46
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
44 Last Week: 51

I Commit To Love

Howard Hewett
Last Week 51
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 37
  • Gains in performance
45 Last Week: 40

Oh, My God!

Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
Last Week 40
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 23
46 Last Week: 59

Perfect Timing

Donna Allen
Last Week 59
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 16
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 50

Yo! Bum Rush The Show

Public Enemy
Last Week 50
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 4
  • Gains in performance
48 Last Week: 48

Sexappeal

Georgio
Last Week 48
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 6
  • Gains in performance
49 Last Week: 49

The Finer Things In Life

Chuck Stanley
Last Week 49
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 7
  • Gains in performance
50 Last Week: 53

Music Madness

Mantronix
Last Week 53
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance