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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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Giving You The Best That I Got
Imprint/Promotion Label
EEG | Elektra

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1
Anita Baker Giving You The Best That I Got Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Giving You The Best That I Got
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
2
Luther Vandross Any Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Any Love
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
3
Bobby Brown Don't Be Cruel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Be Cruel
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
4
Karyn White Karyn White Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Karyn White
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
5
Rob Base & D.J. E-Z Rock It Takes Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Takes Two
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
6
The Boys Messages From The Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Messages From The Boys
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
7
New Edition Heart Break Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart Break
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | MCA/Geffen
8
Levert Just Coolin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Coolin'
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
9
Freddie Jackson Don't Let Love Slip Away Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Let Love Slip Away
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
10
Guy Guy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guy
14  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
11
Cameo Machismo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Machismo
11  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Atlanta Artists
12
Ice-T Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Power
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
13
Silhouette Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Silhouette
12  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
14
Cheryl Pepsii Riley Me, Myself And I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me, Myself And I
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
15
Eazy-E Eazy-Duz-It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eazy-Duz-It
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Ruthless
16
Cherrelle Affair Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Affair
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
17
Kid 'N Play 2 Hype Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2 Hype
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Select
18
Al B. Sure! In Effect Mode Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Effect Mode
17  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Salt-N-Pepa A Salt With A Deadly Pepa Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Salt With A Deadly Pepa
18  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Next Plateau
20
Keith Sweat Make It Last Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make It Last Forever
20  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment
21
M.C. Hammer Let's Get It Started Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It Started
23  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
22
Midnight Star Midnight Star Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Midnight Star
19  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Solar
23
Sir Mix-A-Lot Swass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swass
22  Last
20  Peak
26  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nastymix
24
Roberta Flack Oasis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Oasis
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
25
Surface 2nd Wave Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2nd Wave
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
26
Jonathan Butler More Than Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Than Friends
24  Last
22  Peak
11  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
27
Al Jarreau Heart's Horizon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart's Horizon
46  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
28
Ziggy Marley And The Melody Makers Conscious Party Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conscious Party
26  Last
26  Peak
31  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
29
Chaka Khan C.K. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
C.K.
44  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
30
Today Today Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Today
45  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
31
Vesta Vesta 4 U Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vesta 4 U
33  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
32
Sheena Easton The Lover In Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lover In Me
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
33
The Real Roxanne The Real Roxanne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Roxanne
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Select
34
Big Daddy Kane Long Live The Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Live The Kane
32  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Cold Chillin'
35
Public Enemy It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
31  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
36
Ready For The World Ruff 'N' Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruff 'N' Ready
28  Last
17  Peak
13  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Tony Toni Tone Who? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who?
36  Last
14  Peak
35  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Wing
38
Angela Bofill Intuition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intuition
48  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
39
Rodney O & Joe Cooley Me And Joe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me And Joe
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
West Coast | Egyptian Empire
40
Marley Marl In Control, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Control, Volume 1
29  Last
25  Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Cold Chillin'
41
Sade Stronger Than Pride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stronger Than Pride
35  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
42
EPMD Strictly Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Strictly Business
37  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sleeping Bag | Fresh
43
Kiara To Change And/Or Make A Difference Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Change And/Or Make A Difference
41  Last
30  Peak
16  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
44
Sweet Tee It's Tee Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Tee Time
49  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
45
Teddy Pendergrass Joy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Joy
43  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
46
Vanessa Williams The Right Stuff Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Right Stuff
47  Last
18  Peak
28  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Wing
47
Gerald Alston Gerald Alston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gerald Alston
56  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Taj
48
Jeffrey Osborne One Love-One Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Love-One Dream
38  Last
12  Peak
20  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
49
Super Lover Cee & Casanova Rud Girls I Got 'Em Locked Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Girls I Got 'Em Locked
40  Last
39  Peak
10  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
50
George Benson Twice The Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Twice The Love
51  Last
17  Peak
15  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
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