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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
6
WEEKS ON CHART
Miracles: The Holiday Album
Gains in performance
Play
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
3
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Mariah Carey Merry Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Merry Christmas
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Anita Baker Rhythm Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of Love
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Soundtrack Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
15
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
12
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Soundtrack Jason's Lyric Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jason's Lyric
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Scarface The Diary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
14
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Ice Cube Bootlegs & B-Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bootlegs & B-Sides
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Spice 1 Amerikkka's Nightmare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amerikkka's Nightmare
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Kirk Franklin And The Family Kirk Franklin And The Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kirk Franklin And The Family
Kirk Franklin And The Family
29
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
22
Redman Dare Iz A Darkside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dare Iz A Darkside
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
24
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Soundtrack A Low Down Dirty Shame Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Low Down Dirty Shame
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Natalie Cole Holly & Ivy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Holly & Ivy
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Thug Life Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Volume I
26
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Kenny G Breathless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breathless
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
110
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Immature Playtyme Is Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playtyme Is Over
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sweetest Days
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Keith Murray The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World
27
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
31
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
33
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Chante Moore A Love Supreme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Love Supreme
28
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Craig Mack Project: Funk Da World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project: Funk Da World
36
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Aaliyah Age Ain't Nothing But A Number Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Age Ain't Nothing But A Number
40
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toni Braxton
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Changing Faces Changing Faces Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changing Faces
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Warren G Regulate...G Funk Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Regulate...G Funk Era
41
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Slick Rick Behind Bars Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Behind Bars
31
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Shaquille O'Neal Shaq Fu: Da Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shaq Fu: Da Return
48
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
BeBe & CeCe Winans Relationships Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relationships
46
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Janet Jackson janet. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
44
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART
42
The Whispers Christmas Moments Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Christmas Moments
60
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Rachelle Ferrell Rachelle Ferrell Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rachelle Ferrell
45
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
100
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Mariah Carey Music Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music Box
51
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Jade Mind, Body & Song Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind, Body & Song
47
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Prince Prince (The Black Album) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Prince (The Black Album)
39
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bodyguard
53
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
109
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Salt-N-Pepa Very Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Very Necessary
56
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
Soundtrack Street Fighter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Fighter
42
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth The Main Ingredient Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Main Ingredient
38
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Black Sheep Non-Fiction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Non-Fiction
32
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
53
R. Kelly 12 Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12 Play
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggy Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doggy Style
59
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Vicious Destination Brooklyn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destination Brooklyn
61
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
56
The Jerky Boys The Jerky Boys 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Jerky Boys 2
76
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
H-Town Beggin' After Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beggin' After Dark
43
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Various Artists MTV Party To Go Volume 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Party To Go Volume 6
55
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
59
All-4-One All-4-One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All-4-One
69
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Keith Sweat Get Up On It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Up On It
50
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Heavy D & The Boyz Nuttin' But Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nuttin' But Love
63
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Men At Large One Size Fits All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Size Fits All
49
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Karyn White Make Him Do Right Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Make Him Do Right
58
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Najee Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
67
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Aaron Hall The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Truth
73
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART
72
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Freddie Jackson At Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
At Christmas
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
68
RBL Posse Ruthless By Law Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruthless By Law
54
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Babyface For The Cool In You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
For The Cool In You
79
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
The Sounds Of Blackness Africa To America: The Journey Of The Drum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Africa To America: The Journey Of The Drum
77
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Big Mike Somethin' Serious Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' Serious
64
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Howard Hewett It's Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Time
66
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
73
K-Dee Ass, Gas Or Cash (No One Rides For Free) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ass, Gas Or Cash (No One Rides For Free)
74
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Beastie Boys Ill Communication Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ill Communication
81
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Brand Nubian Everything Is Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything Is Everything
62
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Digable Planets Blowout Comb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blowout Comb
75
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
77
OutKast Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik
80
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Lords Of The Underground Keepers Of The Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keepers Of The Funk
71
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
68
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Norman Brown After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
83
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
85
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
82
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
83
UGK Supertight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supertight
78
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Coolio It Takes A Thief Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Takes A Thief
84
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Lil H.D. The Dead Has Arisen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dead Has Arisen
70
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Common Sense Resurrection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Resurrection
88
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Barry White All Time Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Time Greatest Hits
86
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Usher Usher Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usher
90
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Aretha Franklin Greatest Hits (1980-1994) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits (1980-1994)
100
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Natalie Cole Unforgettable: With Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unforgettable: With Love
-
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
79
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Rappin' 4-Tay Don't Fight The Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Fight The Feelin'
91
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Patra Queen Of The Pack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Queen Of The Pack
-
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Dru Down Explicit Games Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Explicit Games
-
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
Various Artists The Original Soul Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Original Soul Christmas
89
LAST WEEK
89
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Soundtrack Above The Rim Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Above The Rim
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Take 6 Join The Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Join The Band
-
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
Jodeci Diary Of A Mad Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diary Of A Mad Band
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
Fu-Schnickens Nervous Breakdown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nervous Breakdown
98
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Dr. Dre Concrete Roots Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Concrete Roots
-
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
100
Wu-Tang Clan Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
-
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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