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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
11
LAST WEEK
3
WEEKS ON CHART
N.O.R.E.
Imprint/Promotion Label
Tommy Boy | Penalty
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Noreaga N.O.R.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N.O.R.E.
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Penalty
2
Monica The Boy Is Mine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boy Is Mine
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
3
Maxwell Embrya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Embrya
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
4
Kane & Abel Am I My Brothers Keeper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Am I My Brothers Keeper
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
98
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
5
Soundtrack Dr. Dolittle: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dolittle: The Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
6
DMX It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
7
Brandy Never S-A-Y Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never S-A-Y Never
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
8
Master P MP Da Last Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MP Da Last Don
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
9
Def Squad El Nino Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
El Nino
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Jive/Def Jam
10
Big Punisher Capital Punishment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Capital Punishment
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
11
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
10  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
12
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
13
Mya Mya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mya
13  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | University
14
Soundtrack Bulworth -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bulworth -- The Soundtrack
14  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
15
Sparkle Sparkle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sparkle
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rock Land
16
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
16  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
17
MC Ren Ruthless For Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruthless For Life
23  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Ruthless
18
The Artist & The New Power Generation Newpower Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Newpower Soul
The Artist & The New Power Generation
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
19
Soundtrack HavPlenty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HavPlenty
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
20
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Trin-i-tee 5:7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trin-i-tee 5:7
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
21
Tamia Tamia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tamia
32  Last
18  Peak
14  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
22
Xscape Traces Of My Lipstick Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Traces Of My Lipstick
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
23
Jagged Edge A Jagged Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Jagged Era
20  Last
19  Peak
22  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
24
Onyx Shut 'Em Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shut 'Em Down
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | JMJ/Def Jam
25
Silkk The Shocker Charge It 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charge It 2 Da Game
24  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
26
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
22  Last
13  Peak
42  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
27
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
35  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
28
John Forte Poly Sci Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poly Sci
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
29
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
25  Last
14  Peak
35  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
30
Mo Thugs Family Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Mo Thugs
31
Soundtrack Streets Is Watching Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streets Is Watching
21  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
32
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
29  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
33
Devin The Dude The Dude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dude
33  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Rap-A-Lot
34
Soundtrack The Players Club Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Players Club
27  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Heavyweight
35
8Ball Lost Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Suavehouse
36
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
34  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
37
Fiend There's One In Every Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There's One In Every Family
30  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
38
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
28  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
39
69 Boyz The Wait Is Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Wait Is Over
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | QuadraSound/Atlantic
40
Various Artists Too Short Records: Nationwide -- Independence Day: The Compilation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Short Records: Nationwide -- Independence Day: The Compilation
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | $hort
41
Public Announcement All Work, No Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Work, No Play
43  Last
14  Peak
17  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
42
Montell Jordan Let's Ride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Ride
40  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
43
Mystikal Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
42  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Big Boy/No Limit
44
Goodie Mob Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
38  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
45
The Black Eyed Peas Behind The Front Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Behind The Front
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
46
C-Murder Life Or Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Or Death
49  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
47
Soulja Slim Give It 2 'Em Raw Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Give It 2 'Em Raw
47  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
48
Mase Harlem World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem World
44  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
49
Master P Ghetto D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto D
48  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
50
Queen Latifah Order In The Court Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Order In The Court
41  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Flavor Unit
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