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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
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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
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Interscope
3
Mobb Deep The Infamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Infamous
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
4
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
5
Soundtrack Panther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Panther
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

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

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
7
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is How We Do It
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | PMP/Def Jam
8
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return To The 36 Chambers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return To The 36 Chambers
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
9
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
E-40 In A Major Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Major Way
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
11
Adina Howard Do You Wanna Ride? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Ride?
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Mecca Don/East West
12
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
14  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric
13
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
13  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
14
Brownstone From The Bottom Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Bottom Up
12  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
15
Kut Klose Surrender Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Keia/Elektra
16
Boyz II Men II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II
16  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
17
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready To Die
11  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
18
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
19  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
19
Masta Ace Incorporated Sittin' On Chrome Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' On Chrome
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Delicious Vinyl
20
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tical
20  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
21
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
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shot
22
Soundtrack Bad Boys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boys
17  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Work
23
H-Town Beggin' After Dark Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beggin' After Dark
24  Last
21  Peak
26  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Luke
24
Stevie Wonder Conversation Peace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conversation Peace
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
25
DJ Quik Safe + Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Safe + Sound
22  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
26
The Whispers Toast To The Ladies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Toast To The Ladies
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
26  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
28
Crime Boss All In The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All In The Game
27  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Suave
29
Soundtrack New Jersey Drive Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jersey Drive Vol. 2
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
30
Gerald Levert Groove On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove On
28  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
31
BLACKstreet Blackstreet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstreet
29  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Interscope
32
Subway Good Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Times
37  Last
23  Peak
15  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Biv 10
33
Anita Baker Rhythm Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm Of Love
33  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
34
Gladys Knight Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gladys Knight
35  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
35
Thug Life Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Volume I
30  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
36
Too $hort Cocktails Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cocktails
32  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Dangerous
37
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Creepin On Ah Come Up (EP)
44  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
38
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
36  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
39
Scarface The Diary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary
31  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Noo Trybe | Rap-A-Lot
40
Nine Nine Livez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nine Livez
39  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
41
Da Brat Funkdafied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkdafied
43  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def/Work
42
Christopher Williams Not A Perfect Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Not A Perfect Man
38  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Giant
43
Soundtrack Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
34  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
44
Soundtrack Jason's Lyric Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jason's Lyric
40  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
45
Brotha Lynch Hung Season Of Da Siccness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Season Of Da Siccness
47  Last
26  Peak
10  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Black Market
46
Howard Hewett It's Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Time
41  Last
29  Peak
25  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caliber
47
69 Boyz Nineteen Ninety Quad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Ninety Quad
48  Last
13  Peak
49  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rip-It
48
Soundtrack Higher Learning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Higher Learning
46  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Soundtrax/550 Music
49
Various Artists Pump Ya Fist Hip Hop Inspired By The Black Panthers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pump Ya Fist Hip Hop Inspired By The Black Panthers
67  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlas | Avatar
50
Big L Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous
49  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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