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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
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
The Eminem Show
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope

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Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
2
Donell Jones Life Goes On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Goes On
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Untouchables
3
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
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
4
Ashanti Ashanti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
5
AZ AZiatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AZiatic
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
6
Raphael Saadiq Instant Vintage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Instant Vintage
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
7
Cam'ron Come Home With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Home With Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
8
Musiq Juslisen (Just Listen) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juslisen (Just Listen)
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
9
Big Tymers Hood Rich Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Rich
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
10
Cipha Sounds/Mr. Choc Rawkus Records Presents: Soundbombing III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rawkus Records Presents: Soundbombing III
Cipha Sounds/Mr. Choc
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Rawkus
11
DJ Quik Under Tha Influence Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Tha Influence
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Euponic/Laneway/Bungalo
12
Tweet Southern Hummingbird Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southern Hummingbird
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
13
Soundtrack Bad Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Company
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
14
Various Artists Totally Hits 2002 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Totally Hits 2002
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Strategic Marketing | Warner Music Group/BMG Canada
15
Naughty By Nature Iicons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Iicons
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
16
Daz Dillinger This Is The Life I Lead Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is The Life I Lead
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D.P.G. | OCF/Free
17
Khia Featuring DSD Thug Misses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Misses
Khia Featuring DSD
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Dirty Down
18
Nappy Roots Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
19
Ruff Endz Someone To Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Someone To Love You
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
20
Lauryn Hill MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged No. 2.0
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
21
Brandy Full Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Moon
16  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
22
RL RL:Ements Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RL:Ements
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
23
Various Artists Off The Hook Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Off The Hook
17  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sony Music/Universal/EMI/Zomba
24
Avant Ecstasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ecstasy
22  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Magic Johnson
25
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
20  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ColliPark/In The Paint
26
B2K B2K Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B2K
26  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
27
Ludacris Word Of Mouf Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Word Of Mouf
28  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
28
DJ Paul Triple 6 Mafia Presents DJ Paul -- Underground Vol. 16: For Da Summa Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Triple 6 Mafia Presents DJ Paul -- Underground Vol. 16: For Da Summa
36  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Street Level | D-Evil
29
Sir Charles Jones Love Machine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Machine
34  Last
28  Peak
21  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mardi Gras
30
MeShell Ndegeocello Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick
31
The Dayton Family Welcome To The Dope House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Dope House
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | In The Paint
32
Kirk Franklin The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin
35  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Gospo Centric
33
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
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
34
Ja Rule Pain Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pain Is Love
30  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
35
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
27  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive/IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
36
Afu-Ra Life Force Radio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Force Radio
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | D&D/In The Paint
37
Mary J. Blige No More Drama (2002) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Drama (2002)
25  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
38
Angie Stone Mahogany Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mahogany Soul
37  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
39
Jaheim [Ghetto Love] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
[Ghetto Love]
33  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
40
Michelle Williams Heart To Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart To Yours
58  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
41
Alicia Keys Songs In A Minor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Songs In A Minor
39  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
42
Nas Stillmatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stillmatic
32  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
43
Atmosphere God Loves Ugly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God Loves Ugly
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Fat Beats
44
Lathun Fortunate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fortunate
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
45
N*E*R*D In Search Of... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Search Of...
42  Last
31  Peak
14  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
46
Usher 8701 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8701
46  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
47
Remy Shand The Way I Feel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I Feel
47  Last
15  Peak
14  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
48
Vanessa Williams Vanessa Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vanessa
55  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Light | Bajada
49
Will Downing {Sensual Journey} Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
{Sensual Journey}
40  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | GRP
50
Jennifer Lopez J To Tha L-O! The Remixes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J To Tha L-O! The Remixes
41  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
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