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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
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told
Imprint/Promotion Label
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Snoop Dogg Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
78
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
2
Funkmaster Flex Funkmaster Flex The Mix Tape Volume III: 60 Minutes Of Funk The Final Chapt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkmaster Flex The Mix Tape Volume III: 60 Minutes Of Funk The Final Chapt
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
3
Kelly Price Soul Of A Woman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Of A Woman
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | T-Neck/Def Soul
4
E-40 The Element Of Surprise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Surprise
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
5
Soundtrack How Stella Got Her Groove Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Flyte Tyme
6
Jermaine Dupri Jermaine Dupri Presents -- Life In 1472 The Original Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jermaine Dupri Presents -- Life In 1472 The Original Soundtrack
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
7
Gerald Levert Love & Consequences Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Consequences
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
8
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
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blackground/Atlantic
9
Luther Vandross I Know Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Know
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
10
DMX It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
11
Noreaga N.O.R.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N.O.R.E.
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Penalty
12
Monica The Boy Is Mine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boy Is Mine
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
13
Killarmy Dirty Weaponry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dirty Weaponry
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Wu-Tang
14
M.O.P. First Family 4 Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
First Family 4 Life
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
15
Brandy Never S-A-Y Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never S-A-Y Never
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
16
Mary J. Blige The Tour Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Tour
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
17
Brian McKnight Anytime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anytime
16  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
18
Cam'ron Confessions Of Fire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions Of Fire
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Untertainment
19
Sunz Of Man The Last Shall Be First Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Shall Be First
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Ant | Threat/Wu-Tang
20
Maxwell Embrya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Embrya
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
21
Master P MP Da Last Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MP Da Last Don
15  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
22
Mya Mya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mya
17  Last
13  Peak
17  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | University
23
Wu-Tang Killa Beez The Swarm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Swarm
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Wu-Tang
24
Mac Shell Shocked Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shell Shocked
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
25
Xscape Traces Of My Lipstick Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Traces Of My Lipstick
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
26
Jon B Cool Relax Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cool Relax
19  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Yab Yum/550 Music
27
Big Punisher Capital Punishment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Capital Punishment
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Loud
28
Kane & Abel Am I My Brothers Keeper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Am I My Brothers Keeper
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
29
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Trin-i-tee 5:7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trin-i-tee 5:7
27  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
30
Montell Jordan Let's Ride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Ride
48  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
31
Tamia Tamia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tamia
24  Last
18  Peak
18  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
32
Public Announcement All Work, No Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Work, No Play
25  Last
14  Peak
21  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
33
Will Smith Big Willie Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Willie Style
26  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x9
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
34
Def Squad El Nino Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
El Nino
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Jive/Def Jam
35
K-Ci & JoJo Love Always Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Always
29  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
36
Next Rated Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated Next
37  Last
13  Peak
46  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
37
Silkk The Shocker Charge It 2 Da Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charge It 2 Da Game
28  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
38
Celly Cel G-Filez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
G-Filez
22  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Sick Wid It
39
Janet The Velvet Rope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Velvet Rope
36  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Virgin
40
Chico DeBarge Long Time No See Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long Time No See
33  Last
14  Peak
39  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Kedar
41
Soundtrack Bulworth -- The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bulworth -- The Soundtrack
32  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
42
Sparkle Sparkle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sparkle
31  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rock Land
43
Mo Thugs Family Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion
34  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity | Mo Thugs
44
Soundtrack Streets Is Watching Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streets Is Watching
51  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
45
Jagged Edge A Jagged Era Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Jagged Era
35  Last
19  Peak
26  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
46
MC Ren Ruthless For Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruthless For Life
30  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Ruthless
47
Usher My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Way
42  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
48
Fiend There's One In Every Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There's One In Every Family
45  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | No Limit
49
LSG Levert.Sweat.Gill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Levert.Sweat.Gill
41  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
50
Soundtrack The Players Club Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Players Club
38  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Heavyweight
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