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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
The Show, The After Party, The Hotel
Imprint/Promotion Label
MCA
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Jodeci The Show, The After Party, The Hotel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Show, The After Party, The Hotel
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
2
Luniz Operation Stackola Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Operation Stackola
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Noo Trybe
3
Xscape Off The Hook Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Off The Hook
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
So So Def | Columbia
4
Mack 10 Mack 10 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mack 10
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
5
Bushwick Bill Phantom Of The Rapra Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phantom Of The Rapra
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | Noo Trybe
6
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
LaFace | Arista
7
After 7 Reflections Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflections
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
8
2Pac Me Against The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me Against The World
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Priority
9
Monica Miss Thang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Miss Thang
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rowdy | Arista
10
Michael Jackson HIStory: Past, Present And Future Book 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HIStory: Past, Present And Future Book 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
11
D'Angelo Brown Sugar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brown Sugar
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
12
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready To Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready To Die
Last
Peak
45  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Boy | UMRG
13
Shaggy Boombastic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Boombastic
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
14
South Circle Anotha Day Anotha Balla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anotha Day Anotha Balla
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Suave | Relativity
15
Naughty By Nature Poverty's Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poverty's Paradise
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
16
Guru Jazzmatazz Vol. II New Reality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jazzmatazz Vol. II New Reality
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chrysalis | EMI
17
Mobb Deep The Infamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Infamous
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | RCA
18
Soundtrack Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Friday
13  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
19
E-40 In A Major Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Major Way
15  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sick Wid It | Jive
20
Mary J. Blige My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life
18  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
Boyz II Men II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II
17  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
22
Grand Puba 2000 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2000
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
23
C-BO Tales From The Crypt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tales From The Crypt
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWOL
24
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
21  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
25
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is How We Do It
20  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PMP/Def Jam | IDJMG
26
MoKenStef Azz Izz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Azz Izz
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Outburst/Def Jam | IDJMG
27
Buju Banton 'Til Shiloh Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
'Til Shiloh
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loose Cannon/Island | UMe
28
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Candy Rain
19  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Uptown | MCA
29
Brownstone From The Bottom Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From The Bottom Up
24  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MJJ | Epic
30
Jon B Bonafide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bonafide
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Yab Yum/550 Music | Epic
31
Special Ed Revelations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Revelations
25  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile
32
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
30  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric
33
Ol' Dirty Bastard Return To The 36 Chambers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return To The 36 Chambers
23  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
34
Tony Thompson Sexsational Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sexsational
22  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant | Warner Bros.
35
Adina Howard Do You Wanna Ride? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do You Wanna Ride?
28  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mecca Don/East West | EEG
36
Kut Klose Surrender Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender
29  Last
12  Peak
19  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Keia/Elektra | EEG
37
Skee-Lo I Wish Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Wish
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sunshine | Scotti Bros.
38
Method Man Tical Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tical
31  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | IDJMG
39
Soundtrack Tales From The Hood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tales From The Hood
32  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
40 Acres And A Mule/MCA Soundtracks | MCA
40
Barry White The Icon Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Icon Is Love
34  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
41
Sean Levert The Other Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Other Side
33  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
42
William Becton And Friends Broken Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Broken
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Web | Intersound
43
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
57  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless | Relativity
44
Brotha Lynch Hung Season Of Da Siccness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Season Of Da Siccness
51  Last
26  Peak
21  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black Market | Priority
45
The Dayton Family What's On My Mind? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's On My Mind?
64  Last
38  Peak
34  Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Po Broke | Relativity
46
All-4-One And The Music Speaks Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And The Music Speaks
35  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blitzz/Atlantic | AG
47
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
45  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
48
Incognito 100 Degrees And Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100 Degrees And Rising
41  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Talkin Loud/Verve Forecast | Verve
49
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
62  Last
15  Peak
15  Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shot
50
Phil Perry Pure Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pure Pleasure
78  Last
50  Peak
32  Weeks
78
LAST WEEK
81
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Thumb | GRP
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