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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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
The Bodyguard
Imprint/Promotion Label
Legacy | Arista

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1
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Arista
2
Dr. Dre The Chronic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Chronic
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
3
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
4
Shai If I Ever Fall In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
If I Ever Fall In Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Gasoline Alley
5
Sade Love Deluxe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Deluxe
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
6
Mary J. Blige What's The 411? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's The 411?
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
7
Heavy D & The Boyz Blue Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blue Funk
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
8
Silk Lose Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lose Control
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia
9
Wreckx-N-Effect Hard Or Smooth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard Or Smooth
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
Ice Cube The Predator Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Predator
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
11
Bobby Brown Bobby Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bobby
11  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
Arrested Development 3 Years 5 Months & 2 Days In The Life Of. . . Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3 Years 5 Months & 2 Days In The Life Of. . .
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
13
Christopher Williams Changes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changes
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
14
Soundtrack Boomerang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Boomerang
10  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
15
TLC Ooooooohhh. . .On The TLC Tip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ooooooohhh. . .On The TLC Tip
14  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
16
Eazy-E 5150 Home 4 Tha Sick Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
5150 Home 4 Tha Sick
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Ruthless
17
Prince And The New Power Generation Love Symbol Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Symbol Album
Prince And The New Power Generation
16  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Paisley Park
18
Portrait Portrait Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Portrait
18  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
19
En Vogue Funky Divas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funky Divas
17  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
20
Jade Jade To The Max Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jade To The Max
20  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Giant
21
Shabba Ranks X-tra Naked Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
X-tra Naked
22  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
22
SWV It's About Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's About Time
27  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
Boyz II Men Cooleyhighharmony Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cooleyhighharmony
19  Last
Peak
87  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
87
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
24
Chante Moore Precious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Precious
30  Last
20  Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Silas
25
House Of Pain House Of Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
House Of Pain
24  Last
16  Peak
25  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
26
Redman Whut? Thee Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whut? Thee Album
23  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Def Jam/Work
27
Da Lench Mob Guerillas In Tha Mist Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerillas In Tha Mist
26  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Street Knowledge/East West
28
Lo-Key? Where Dey At? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Where Dey At?
29  Last
18  Peak
14  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
29
Soundtrack Trespass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trespass
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
30
Kris Kross Totally Krossed Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Totally Krossed Out
25  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
31
Geto Boys Geto Boy's The Best Uncut Dope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Geto Boy's The Best Uncut Dope
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rap-A-Lot
32
After 7 Takin' My Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Takin' My Time
28  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
33
Kool G Rap & D.J. Polo Live And Let Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live And Let Die
37  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cold Chillin'
34
N2Deep Back To The Hotel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To The Hotel
33  Last
29  Peak
30  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
35
R. Kelly & Public Announcement Born Into The '90's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born Into The '90's
R. Kelly & Public Announcement
32  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
36
Cypress Hill Cypress Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cypress Hill
35  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
37
George Duke Snapshot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Snapshot
42  Last
36  Peak
15  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
38
Jodeci Forever My Lady Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever My Lady
36  Last
Peak
84  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
39
Paris Sleeping With The Enemy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sleeping With The Enemy
45  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Scarface
40
Miki Howard Femme Fatale Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Femme Fatale
43  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Giant/Reprise
41
Stephanie Mills Something Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Real
40  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
42
Duice Dazzey Duks Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dazzey Duks
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bellmark | TMR
43
Mad Cobra Hard To Wet, Easy To Dry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard To Wet, Easy To Dry
41  Last
17  Peak
19  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
44
Men At Large Men At Large Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Men At Large
55  Last
24  Peak
28  Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
85
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | East West
45
Compton's Most Wanted Music To Driveby Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music To Driveby
39  Last
20  Peak
16  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Orpheus
46
Al B. Sure! Sexy Versus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sexy Versus
34  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
47
Hi-Five Keep It Goin' On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keep It Goin' On
49  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
48
Mariah Carey MTV Unplugged EP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged EP
44  Last
16  Peak
27  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
49
Rachelle Ferrell Rachelle Ferrell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rachelle Ferrell
62  Last
25  Peak
14  Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
70
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Manhattan
50
Grand Puba Reel To Reel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reel To Reel
38  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
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