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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
The Eminem Show
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
2
Various Artists P. Diddy & Bad Boy Records Present... We Invented The Remix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
P. Diddy & Bad Boy Records Present... We Invented The Remix
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
85
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
3
Cam'ron Come Home With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Home With Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
71
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
4
Musiq Juslisen (Just Listen) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juslisen (Just Listen)
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
5
Big Tymers Hood Rich Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Rich
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
6
Ashanti Ashanti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
7
Lauryn Hill MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged No. 2.0
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
8
Ruff Endz Someone To Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Someone To Love You
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
9
Naughty By Nature Iicons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Iicons
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
10
Various Artists Off The Hook Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Off The Hook
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sony Music/Universal/EMI/Zomba
11
Tweet Southern Hummingbird Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southern Hummingbird
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
12
Brandy Full Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Moon
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
13
Ying Yang Twins Alley: The Return Of The Ying Yang Twins Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alley: The Return Of The Ying Yang Twins
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ColliPark/In The Paint
14
R. Kelly & Jay-Z The Best Of Both Worlds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Both Worlds
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive/IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
15
Nappy Roots Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
16
RL RL:Ements Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RL:Ements
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
17
Avant Ecstasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ecstasy
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Magic Johnson
18
B2K B2K Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B2K
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
19
Ludacris Word Of Mouf Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Word Of Mouf
17  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
20
The Dayton Family Welcome To The Dope House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Dope House
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | In The Paint
21
Nas Stillmatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stillmatic
23  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
22
Mary J. Blige No More Drama (2002) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Drama (2002)
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
23
Ja Rule Pain Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pain Is Love
19  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
24
Jaheim [Ghetto Love] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
[Ghetto Love]
22  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
25
Cee-Lo Cee-Lo... Cee-Lo Green And His Perfect Imperfections Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cee-Lo... Cee-Lo Green And His Perfect Imperfections
Cee-Lo
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
26
Angie Stone Mahogany Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mahogany Soul
25  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
27
Big Moe Purple World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Purple World
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Wreckshop/Priority
28
Sir Charles Jones Love Machine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Machine
35  Last
28  Peak
18  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mardi Gras
29
Kirk Franklin The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin
26  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Gospo Centric
30
Khia Featuring DSD Thug Misses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Misses
Khia Featuring DSD
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Dirty Down
31
Remy Shand The Way I Feel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I Feel
31  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
32
Busta Rhymes Genesis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genesis
28  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
33
Will Downing {Sensual Journey} Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
{Sensual Journey}
24  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | GRP
34
Glenn Lewis World Outside My Window Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Outside My Window
29  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
35
C-Murder Tru Dawgs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru Dawgs
27  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Riviera | D3
36
Jennifer Lopez J To Tha L-O! The Remixes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J To Tha L-O! The Remixes
40  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
37
Usher 8701 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8701
30  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
38
Mystikal Tarantula Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tarantula
34  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
39
Fat Joe J.O.S.E. : Jealous Ones Still Envy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J.O.S.E. : Jealous Ones Still Envy
32  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Terror Squad/Atlantic
40
Alicia Keys Songs In A Minor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Songs In A Minor
33  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
41
Ann Nesby Put It On Paper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Put It On Paper
39  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | It's Time Child/Universal
42
Afu-Ra Life Force Radio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Force Radio
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | D&D/In The Paint
43
N*E*R*D In Search Of... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Search Of...
37  Last
31  Peak
11  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
44
Joe Better Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Better Days
43  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
45
Gravediggaz Nightmare In A-Minor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nightmare In A-Minor
45  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Empire Musicwerks
46
Luther Vandross Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luther Vandross
51  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
47
Aaliyah Aaliyah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Aaliyah
54  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blackground
48
Mobb Deep Infamy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Infamy
53  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Loud/Columbia
49
Ali Heavy Starch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heavy Starch
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
50
Michelle Williams Heart To Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart To Yours
44  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
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