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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
WEEKS ON CHART
My Way
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista | LaFace

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1
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
2
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
4
Erykah Badu Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
5
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
11  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
6
2Pac R U Still Down? [Remember Me] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R U Still Down? [Remember Me]
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Amaru
7
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Big Boy/No Limit
8
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
9
Busta Rhymes When Disaster Strikes... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Disaster Strikes...
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
10
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
11
JAY-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
12
Soundtrack Soul Food Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Food
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
13
Timbaland & Magoo Welcome To Our World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To Our World
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
14
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
16  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
15
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
18  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
16
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
12  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
17
Various Artists In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
18
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
19
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
20  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
20
Rakim The 18th Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 18th Letter
19  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal
21
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
23  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
22
Queen Pen My Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Melody
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Lil' Man
23
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
25  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
24
Boyz II Men Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
25
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
34  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
26
Kenny G Kenny G Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kenny G Greatest Hits
29  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
27
Dru Hill Dru Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru Hill
22  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
28
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
31  Last
25  Peak
17  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
29
MJG No More Glory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Glory
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Suavehouse
30
LL Cool J Phenomenon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phenomenon
27  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
31
Various Artists The Source Presents Hip Hop Hits -- Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Source Presents Hip Hop Hits -- Volume 1
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram TV
32
The Sounds Of Blackness Time For Healing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time For Healing
37  Last
24  Peak
24  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
33
Karen Clark-Sheard Finally Karen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Karen
41  Last
28  Peak
10  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
34
The Lox Money, Power & Respect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money, Power & Respect
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
35
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supa Dupa Fly
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
33  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
36
Uncle Sam Uncle Sam Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Sam
42  Last
36  Peak
13  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Stonecreek
37
Soundtrack Jackie Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackie Brown
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | A Band Apart/Maverick
38
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
36  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
39
The Whoridas Whoridin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Whoridin'
84  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
84
LAST WEEK
83
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Delicious Vinyl | Hobo/Southpaw
40
Luniz Lunitik Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lunitik Muzik
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noo Trybe
41
Soundtrack Gang Related -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gang Related -- The Soundtrack
38  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Death Row
42
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Death
35  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
43
SWV Release Some Tension Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Some Tension
48  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
44
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
29  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
45
Three 6 Mafia Chpt. 2: World Domination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chpt. 2: World Domination
45  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
46
H-Town Ladies Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ladies Edition
49  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
47
Various Artists MTV Party To Go 98 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Party To Go 98
46  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
48
Ice Cube Featuring...Ice Cube Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Featuring...Ice Cube
40  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
49
Soundtrack Money Talks -- The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money Talks -- The Album
50  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
50
Big Bub Timeless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless
61  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
79
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
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