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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
4
LAST WEEK
5
WEEKS ON CHART
Power Of Love
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epic
Gains in performance

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1
Luther Vandross Power Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Power Of Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
2
Soundtrack New Jack City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jack City
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
3
Keith Washington Make Time For Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Time For Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
4
Another Bad Creation Coolin' At The Playground Ya' Know! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coolin' At The Playground Ya' Know!
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
5
Yo-Yo Make Room For The Motherload Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Room For The Motherload
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
6
The O'Jays Emotionally Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emotionally Yours
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
7
Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Your Baby Tonight
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
8
Teddy Pendergrass Truly Blessed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Truly Blessed
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
9
Hi-Five Hi-Five Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hi-Five
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
10
Soundtrack The Five Heartbeats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Five Heartbeats
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
11
Alexander O'Neal All True Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All True Man
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tabu
12
DJ Quik Quik Is the Name Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Quik Is the Name
12  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
13
Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mariah Carey
13  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
14
Freddie Jackson Do Me Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do Me Again
14  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
15
B Angie B B Angie B Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B Angie B
16  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Bust It
16
Lisa Fischer So Intense Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Intense
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
17
Ice-T O.G. Original Gangster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
O.G. Original Gangster
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
18
Guy The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Future
15  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
19
Phil Perry The Heart Of The Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heart Of The Man
17  Last
17  Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
20
LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mama Said Knock You Out
19  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
21
N.W.A Efil4zaggin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Efil4zaggin
76  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
76
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Ruthless
22
Will Downing A Dream Fulfilled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Dream Fulfilled
23  Last
22  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
23
C+C Music Factory Gonna Make You Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gonna Make You Sweat
18  Last
11  Peak
24  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
24
Tony Toni Tone The Revival Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Revival
20  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
25
Ralph Tresvant Ralph Tresvant Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ralph Tresvant
24  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
26
De La Soul De La Soul Is Dead Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
De La Soul Is Dead
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
27
Chubb Rock The One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The One
31  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Select
28
Boyz II Men Cooleyhighharmony Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cooleyhighharmony
35  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
29
Terminator X & The Valley Of The Jeep Beets Terminator X & The Valley. . . Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terminator X & The Valley. . .
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | P.R.O. Division
30
Oleta Adams Circle of One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Circle of One
26  Last
11  Peak
44  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Fontana
31
ED O.G & DA Bulldogs Life Of A Kid In The Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Of A Kid In The Ghetto
25  Last
21  Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | PWL America
32
Keith Sweat I'll Give All My Love To You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'll Give All My Love To You
27  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Vintertainment
33
The Rude Boys Rude Awakening Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rude Awakening
28  Last
11  Peak
29  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
34
EPMD Business As Usual Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Business As Usual
30  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam
35
Paula Abdul Spellbound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Spellbound
40  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Captive
36
Tony Terry Tony Terry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tony Terry
37  Last
36  Peak
21  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
37
Brand Nubian One For All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One For All
34  Last
34  Peak
24  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
38
Damian Dame Damian Dame Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damian Dame
50  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
39
Gang Starr Step In The Arena Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step In The Arena
38  Last
19  Peak
20  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
40
Jeffrey Osborne Only Human Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only Human
33  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
41
Stevie Wonder Music From "Jungle Fever" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music From "Jungle Fever"
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
42
Tyrone Davis I'll Always Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'll Always Love You
46  Last
39  Peak
13  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ichiban
43
Black Box Dreamland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamland
36  Last
16  Peak
45  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
44
Surface 3 Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3 Deep
44  Last
19  Peak
30  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
45
Levert Rope A Dope Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rope A Dope Style
39  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
46
En Vogue Born To Sing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Sing
45  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
47
M.C. Breed & D.F.C. M.C. Breed & D.F.C. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
M.C. Breed & D.F.C.
M.C. Breed & D.F.C.
49  Last
47  Peak
11  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ichiban | S.D.E.G.
48
Bell Biv DeVoe Poison Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poison
42  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
49
Pooh-Man (MC Pooh) Life Of A Criminal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Of A Criminal
Pooh-Man (MC Pooh)
47  Last
47  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
In-A-Minute
50
Latimore Only Way Is Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only Way Is Up
41  Last
34  Peak
10  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco
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