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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
5
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
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
2
Wyclef Jean Masquerade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Masquerade
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
3
Donell Jones Life Goes On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Goes On
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Untouchables
4
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
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
5
Ashanti Ashanti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

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

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
Musiq Juslisen (Just Listen) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juslisen (Just Listen)
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
8
Big Tymers Hood Rich Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Rich
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
9
AZ AZiatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AZiatic
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
10
Raphael Saadiq Instant Vintage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Instant Vintage
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
11
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
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Rawkus
12
Tweet Southern Hummingbird Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southern Hummingbird
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
13
Khia Featuring DSD Thug Misses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Misses
Khia Featuring DSD
17  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Dirty Down
14
DJ Quik Under Tha Influence Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Tha Influence
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Euponic/Laneway/Bungalo
15
Daz Dillinger This Is The Life I Lead Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is The Life I Lead
16  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D.P.G. | OCF/Free
16
Archie Eversole Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Phat Boy
17
Various Artists Totally Hits 2002 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Totally Hits 2002
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Strategic Marketing | Warner Music Group/BMG Canada
18
Nappy Roots Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
18  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
19
Soundtrack Bad Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Company
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
20
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
25  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ColliPark/In The Paint
21
Nature Wild Gremlinz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild Gremlinz
55  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sequence | Casino
22
Naughty By Nature Iicons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Iicons
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
23
Brandy Full Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Moon
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
24
Michelle Williams Heart To Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart To Yours
40  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
25
Lauryn Hill MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged No. 2.0
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
26
Avant Ecstasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ecstasy
24  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Magic Johnson
27
Ruff Endz Someone To Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Someone To Love You
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
28
RL RL:Ements Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RL:Ements
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
29
Anita Baker The Best Of Anita Baker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Anita Baker
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atlantic
30
Various Artists Off The Hook Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Off The Hook
23  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sony Music/Universal/EMI/Zomba
31
Ludacris Word Of Mouf Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Word Of Mouf
27  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
32
The Dayton Family Welcome To The Dope House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Dope House
31  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | In The Paint
33
B2K B2K Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B2K
26  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
34
Ja Rule Pain Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pain Is Love
34  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
35
Nas Stillmatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stillmatic
42  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
36
B Rich 80 Dimes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
80 Dimes
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
37
Mary J. Blige No More Drama (2002) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Drama (2002)
37  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
38
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
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
39
Sir Charles Jones Love Machine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Machine
29  Last
28  Peak
22  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mardi Gras
40
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
35  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive/IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
41
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
28  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Street Level | D-Evil
42
Jaheim [Ghetto Love] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
[Ghetto Love]
39  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
43
Kirk Franklin The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin
32  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Gospo Centric
44
Angie Stone Mahogany Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mahogany Soul
38  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
45
Will Downing {Sensual Journey} Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
{Sensual Journey}
49  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
47
Afu-Ra Life Force Radio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Force Radio
36  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | D&D/In The Paint
48
Jennifer Lopez J To Tha L-O! The Remixes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J To Tha L-O! The Remixes
50  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
49
Soundtrack Scooby-Doo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Scooby-Doo
58  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
81
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Lava/Atlantic
50
Yolanda Adams Believe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Believe
54  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
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