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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
49
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Unpredictable
Imprint/Promotion Label
Jive | Big Boy/No Limit
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
49  Last
Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Big Boy/No Limit
2
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
3
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
4
Rakim The 18th Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 18th Letter
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
79
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal
5
JAY-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
6
Soundtrack Soul Food Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Food
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
7
NAS Escobar, Foxy Brown, AZ And Nature The Firm -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Firm -- The Album
NAS Escobar, Foxy Brown, AZ And Nature
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
8
Luniz Lunitik Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lunitik Muzik
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noo Trybe
9
Timbaland & Magoo Welcome To Our World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To Our World
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
10
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
11
Busta Rhymes When Disaster Strikes... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Disaster Strikes...
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
12
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
13
MC Eiht Last Man Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last Man Standing
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Street
14
Boyz II Men Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
15
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
16
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
11  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
17
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
18
Soundtrack Gang Related -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gang Related -- The Soundtrack
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row
19
LL Cool J Phenomenon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phenomenon
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
20
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
19  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
H-Town Ladies Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ladies Edition
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
22
God's Property From Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation God's Property Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God's Property
God's Property From Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation
22  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
23
Three 6 Mafia Chpt. 2: World Domination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chpt. 2: World Domination
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
24
Erykah Badu Baduizm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Baduizm
24  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
25
Spice 1 The Black Bossalini (A.K.A. Dr. Bomb From Da Bay) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Bossalini (A.K.A. Dr. Bomb From Da Bay)
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
26
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
27
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
28
Christion Ghetto Cyrano Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Cyrano
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
29
Dru Hill Dru Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru Hill
35  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
30
Bobby Brown Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
31
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supa Dupa Fly
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
27  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
32
EPMD Back In Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back In Business
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
33
Luther Vandross One Night With You -- The Best Of Love Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Night With You -- The Best Of Love Volume 2
29  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | LV/Epic
34
Gravediggaz The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pick, The Sickle And The Shovel
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
V2 | Gee Street
35
Mic Geronimo Vendetta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vendetta
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Blunt
36
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
37
Soundtrack Money Talks -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money Talks -- The Album
36  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
38
Karen Clark-Sheard Finally Karen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Karen
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
39
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
41  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
40
Diamond Hatred, Passion and Infidelity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hatred, Passion and Infidelity
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
41
Patti LaBelle Flame Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flame
32  Last
10  Peak
21  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
42
Big Bub Timeless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless
38  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
43
Wyclef Jean Featuring Refugee Allstars Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival Featuring Refugee Allstars Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival Featuring Refugee Allstars
Wyclef Jean Featuring Refugee Allstars
39  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
44
Mack 10 Based On A True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Based On A True Story
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
45
Salt-N-Pepa Brand New Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brand New
33  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Red Ant/London-Sire
46
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony The Art Of War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of War
37  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Ruthless
47
Will Downing Invitation Only Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Invitation Only
43  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
48
Soundtrack I'm Bout It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Bout It
34  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
49
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
46  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
50
BeBe Winans BeBe Winans Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BeBe Winans
40  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
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