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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
5
WEEKS ON CHART
The Score
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Ruffhouse
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Fugees The Score Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Score
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
2
2Pac All Eyez On Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Eyez On Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Death Row
3
Soundtrack Waiting To Exhale Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Waiting To Exhale
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
4
R. Kelly R. Kelly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R. Kelly
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
5
D'Angelo Brown Sugar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brown Sugar
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
6
Mariah Carey Daydream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Daydream
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
7
Total Total Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Total
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Bad Boy
8
Soundtrack A Thin Line Between Love & Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Thin Line Between Love & Hate
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Jac-Mac
9
LL Cool J Mr. Smith Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Smith
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
10
Soundtrack Don't Be A Menace To South Central... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Be A Menace To South Central...
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
11
Solo Solo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Solo
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
12
Tha Dogg Pound Dogg Food Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dogg Food
12  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row/Interscope
13
Quincy Jones Q's Jook Joint Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Q's Jook Joint
14  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
14
Chantay Savage I Will Survive (Doin' It My Way) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Will Survive (Doin' It My Way)
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
15
Kris Kross Young, Rich And Dangerous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Young, Rich And Dangerous
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
16
Coolio Gangsta's Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta's Paradise
15  Last
15  Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
17
Goodie Mob Soul Food Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Food
20  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
18
The Tony Rich Project Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Words
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
19
Xscape Off The Hook Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Off The Hook
18  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def
20
Eazy-E Str8 Off Tha Streetz Of Muthaphu**in Compton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Str8 Off Tha Streetz Of Muthaphu**in Compton
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
21
Junior M.A.F.I.A. Conspiracy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Conspiracy
21  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Undeas/Big Beat
22
Monica Miss Thang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Miss Thang
17  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Rowdy
23
Gerald Levert & Eddie Levert, Sr. Father And Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Father And Son
Gerald Levert & Eddie Levert, Sr.
22  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
24
TLC CrazySexyCool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
CrazySexyCool
23  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
25
8Ball & MJG On Top Of The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On Top Of The World
27  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Suavehouse
26
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony E. 1999 Eternal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E. 1999 Eternal
25  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
27
Faith Evans Faith Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Faith
24  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
28
The Click Game Related Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Related
28  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
29
Funkmaster Flex Funkmaster Flex: 60 Minutes Of Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkmaster Flex: 60 Minutes Of Funk
26  Last
15  Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
30
The Conscious Daughters Gamers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gamers
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
31
Immature We Got It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Got It
31  Last
14  Peak
15  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
32
Groove Theory Groove Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Groove Theory
32  Last
14  Peak
21  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
33
Deborah Cox Deborah Cox Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Deborah Cox
40  Last
25  Peak
23  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
34
Mystikal Mind Of Mystikal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Of Mystikal
30  Last
14  Peak
54  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Big Boy
35
Silk Silk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Silk
41  Last
10  Peak
18  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
36
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
36  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric
37
Genius/GZA Liquid Swords Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Liquid Swords
Genius/GZA
35  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
38
Lord Finesse The Awakening Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Awakening
44  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Penalty
39
The D.O.C. Helter Skelter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Helter Skelter
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Giant
40
Cypress Hill Cypress Hill III (Temple Of Boom) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cypress Hill III (Temple Of Boom)
39  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
41
Various Artists Down South Hustlers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down South Hustlers
49  Last
13  Peak
20  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
42
Jerald Daemyon Thinking About You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thinking About You
47  Last
35  Peak
12  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
GRP
43
Al Green Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
46  Last
34  Peak
33  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hi/The Right Stuff
44
Brandy Brandy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brandy
42  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
45
Soundtrack Dangerous Minds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerous Minds
48  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | MCA Soundtracks
46
Jodeci The Show, The After Party, The Hotel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Show, The After Party, The Hotel
37  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
47
Ghetto Twinz Surrounded By Criminals Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrounded By Criminals
58  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big Boy
48
Mad Skillz From Where??? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Where???
33  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Beat/Atlantic
49
Sade The Best Of Sade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Sade
52  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
50
Will Downing Moods Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Moods
50  Last
23  Peak
19  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
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