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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
93
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Voodoo
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol | Cheeba Sound
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
D'Angelo Voodoo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Voodoo
93  Last
Peak
Weeks
93
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:
Capitol | Cheeba Sound
2
The Lox We Are The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are The Streets
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:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
3
Dr. Dre Dr. Dre -- 2001 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dre -- 2001
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
4
DMX ...And Then There Was X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
...And Then There Was X
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
5
Guy III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
III
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
6
Jagged Edge J.E. Heartbreak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J.E. Heartbreak
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
7
JAY-Z Vol. 3... Life And Times Of S. Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vol. 3... Life And Times Of S. Carter
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
8
Sisqo Unleash The Dragon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unleash The Dragon
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Dragon/Def Soul
9
Soundtrack Next Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Next Friday
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority
10
2Pac + Outlawz Still I Rise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still I Rise
2Pac + Outlawz
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru/Death Row
11
Various Artists Three 6 Mafia Presents Hypnotize Camp Posse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Three 6 Mafia Presents Hypnotize Camp Posse
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud | Hypnotize Minds
12
Juvenile Tha G-Code Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha G-Code
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
13
Angie Stone Black Diamond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Diamond
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
14
Destiny's Child The Writing's On The Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Writing's On The Wall
11  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
15
Eve Let There Be... EVE--Ruff Ryders' First Lady Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let There Be... EVE--Ruff Ryders' First Lady
12  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
16
The Notorious B.I.G. Born Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born Again
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
17
Mary J. Blige Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary
14  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
18
Lil Wayne Tha Block Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Block Is Hot
15  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
19
Brian McKnight Back At One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back At One
16  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Motown
20
Soundtrack The Best Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Man
17  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
21
Juvenile 400 Degreez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
400 Degreez
18  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
22
Goodie Mob World Party Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Party
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
23
The Madd Rapper Tell Em Why U Madd Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tell Em Why U Madd
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Crazy Cat/Columbia
24
Mariah Carey Rainbow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rainbow
21  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
25
Donell Jones Where I Wanna Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Where I Wanna Be
24  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Untouchables/LaFace
26
Dave Hollister Ghetto Hymns Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Hymns
30  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Def Squad/DreamWorks
27
Funkmaster Flex & Big Kap The Tunnel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Tunnel
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
28
Nas Nastradamus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nastradamus
25  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
29
Q-Tip Amplified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amplified
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Arista 2001
30
Macy Gray On How Life Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On How Life Is
29  Last
29  Peak
27  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
31
Method Man & Redman Blackout! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackout!
Method Man & Redman
28  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
32
Bob Marley Chant Down Babylon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chant Down Babylon
Bob Marley
26  Last
21  Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Tuff Gong/Island
33
Hot Boys Guerrilla Warfare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerrilla Warfare
31  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Cash Money
34
Montell Jordan Get It On...Tonite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get It On...Tonite
23  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
35
Soundtrack Any Given Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Any Given Sunday
20  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Warner Sunset/Atlantic
36
Ginuwine 100% Ginuwine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100% Ginuwine
32  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | 550 Music
37
Blaque Blaque Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blaque
33  Last
23  Peak
35  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Track Masters/Columbia
38
Ideal Ideal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ideal
40  Last
19  Peak
19  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Noontime
39
Eminem The Slim Shady LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Slim Shady LP
34  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Aftermath
40
Soundtrack The Wood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Wood
46  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
41
Kelis Kaleidoscope Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kaleidoscope
35  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
42
Kevon Edmonds 24/7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
24/7
39  Last
15  Peak
14  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
43
Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Love Is Your Love
43  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
44
Kurupt Tha Streetz Iz A Mutha Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Streetz Iz A Mutha
38  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Antra
45
Mint Condition Life's Aquarium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life's Aquarium
41  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
46
Various Artists The Source Presents Hip-Hop Hits -- Volume 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Source Presents Hip-Hop Hits -- Volume 3
36  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | UTV/Def Jam
47
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Da Real World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Real World
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
45  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/East West
48
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Spiritual Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Spiritual Love
47  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | B-Rite
49
Mos Def Black On Both Sides Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black On Both Sides
44  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Priority | Rawkus
50
Will Smith Willennium Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Willennium
37  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
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