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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
LAST WEEK
19
WEEKS ON CHART
Anytime
Imprint/Promotion Label
Universal | Motown
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
2
Young Bleed All I Have In This World, Are... My Balls And My Word Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Have In This World, Are... My Balls And My Word
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
3
The Lox Money, Power & Respect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Money, Power & Respect
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
4
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
5
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
6
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
7
Soundtrack Soul Food Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Food
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
8
Erykah Badu Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
9
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
10  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Big Boy/No Limit
11
Mary J. Blige Share My World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Share My World
17  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
12
Timbaland & Magoo Welcome To Our World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To Our World
11  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
13
JAY-Z In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
14
Mariah Carey Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Butterfly
15  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
15
Puff Daddy & The Family No Way Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Way Out
Puff Daddy & The Family
19  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
16
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
18  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
17
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
13  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
18
2Pac R U Still Down? [Remember Me] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R U Still Down? [Remember Me]
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Amaru
19
Busta Rhymes When Disaster Strikes... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Disaster Strikes...
16  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
20
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
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
21
Joe All That I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All That I Am
24  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
22
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
20  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
23
Queen Pen My Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Melody
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Lil' Man
24
Uncle Sam Uncle Sam Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Sam
30  Last
24  Peak
16  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Stonecreek
25
Dru Hill Dru Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru Hill
26  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
26
SWV Release Some Tension Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Some Tension
28  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
27
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
31  Last
25  Peak
20  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
28
Various Artists In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap
22  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
29
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
29  Last
14  Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
30
Boyz II Men Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolution
36  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
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
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram TV
32
Rakim The 18th Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 18th Letter
27  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal
33
MJG No More Glory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Glory
33  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Suavehouse
34
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
38  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
35
Three 6 Mafia Chpt. 2: World Domination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chpt. 2: World Domination
35  Last
18  Peak
13  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
36
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
45  Last
29  Peak
18  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
37
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supa Dupa Fly
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
32  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
38
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
34  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
39
The Sounds Of Blackness Time For Healing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time For Healing
37  Last
24  Peak
27  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
40
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Death
42  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Bad Boy/Atlantic
41
Karen Clark-Sheard Finally Karen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Karen
40  Last
28  Peak
13  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
42
H-Town Ladies Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ladies Edition
43  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
43
LL Cool J Phenomenon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phenomenon
41  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
44
GP Wu Don't Go Against The Grain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Go Against The Grain
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
45
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
47  Last
17  Peak
18  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | LV/Epic
46
Patti LaBelle Flame Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flame
54  Last
10  Peak
32  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
47
Somethin' For The People This Time It's Personal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Time It's Personal
56  Last
33  Peak
19  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
48
Tru Tru 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru 2 Da Game
58  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
49
Kenny G Kenny G Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kenny G Greatest Hits
46  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
50
Luniz Lunitik Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lunitik Muzik
44  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noo Trybe
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