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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Friday
Imprint/Promotion Label
Priority

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1
Soundtrack Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Friday
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
2
2Pac Me Against The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me Against The World
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Interscope
3
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
4
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is How We Do It
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | PMP/Def Jam
5
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return To The 36 Chambers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return To The 36 Chambers
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
6
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Candy Rain
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
7
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
8
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready To Die
11  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
9
Adina Howard Do You Wanna Ride? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Ride?
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Mecca Don/East West
10
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
11
E-40 In A Major Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Major Way
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
12
Boyz II Men II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II
13  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
13
Soundtrack Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boys
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Work
14
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
15
Brownstone From The Bottom Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Bottom Up
17  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
16
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
16  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric
17
Various Artists D-Shot Presents Boss Ballin'- Best In The Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D-Shot Presents Boss Ballin'- Best In The Business
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shot
18
Stevie Wonder Conversation Peace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conversation Peace
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
19
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
19  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
20
DJ Quik Safe + Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Safe + Sound
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
21
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tical
22  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
22
The Whispers Toast To The Ladies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toast To The Ladies
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
23
Kut Klose Surrender Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender
26  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia/Elektra
24
H-Town Beggin' After Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beggin' After Dark
24  Last
21  Peak
24  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
25
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
23  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
26
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
31  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Interscope
27
Crime Boss All In The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All In The Game
29  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Suave
28
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
25  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
29
Nine Nine Livez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nine Livez
27  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
30
Too $hort Cocktails Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cocktails
30  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Dangerous
31
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)
32  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
32
Scarface The Diary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary
33  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Noo Trybe | Rap-A-Lot
33
Channel Live Station Identification Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Station Identification
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
34
Anita Baker Rhythm Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of Love
34  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
35
Soundtrack Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
39  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
36
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
36  Last
13  Peak
47  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rip-It
37
Thug Life Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Volume I
35  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
38
Subway Good Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Times
38  Last
23  Peak
13  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Biv 10
39
Soundtrack Higher Learning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Higher Learning
37  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Soundtrax/550 Music
40
Christopher Williams Not A Perfect Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Not A Perfect Man
44  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Giant
41
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
40  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
42
Ice Cube Bootlegs & B-Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bootlegs & B-Sides
42  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
43
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
41  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
44
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
48  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def/Work
45
Portrait All That Matters Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That Matters
45  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
46
Keith Murray The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Most Beautifullest Thing In This World
50  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
47
Various Artists Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smooth Grooves: A Sensual Collection, Vol. 1
53  Last
33  Peak
10  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino
48
Usher Usher Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Usher
52  Last
25  Peak
33  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
49
Soundtrack Jason's Lyric Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jason's Lyric
49  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
50
Freddie Jackson Private Party Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Party
47  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Scotti Bros. | Street Life
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