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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Nellyville
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal

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1
Nelly Nellyville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nellyville
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
93
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
2
Various Artists Irv Gotti Presents The Inc Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Irv Gotti Presents The Inc
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:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
3
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
4
N.O.R.E. God's Favorite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God's Favorite
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
79
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
5
Ashanti Ashanti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
6
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
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
7
Donell Jones Life Goes On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Goes On
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Untouchables
8
Truth Hurts Truthfully Speaking Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Truthfully Speaking
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
9
Wyclef Jean Masquerade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Masquerade
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
10
Soundtrack Like Mike Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like Mike
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
11
Cam'ron Come Home With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Home With Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
12
Musiq Juslisen (Just Listen) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juslisen (Just Listen)
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
13
Big Tymers Hood Rich Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Rich
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
14
Khia Featuring DSD Thug Misses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Misses
Khia Featuring DSD
15  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Dirty Down
15
Various Artists Steve Harvey Compilation: Sign Of Things To Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Steve Harvey Compilation: Sign Of Things To Come
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
16
AZ AZiatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AZiatic
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
17
Daz Dillinger This Is The Life I Lead Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is The Life I Lead
17  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D.P.G. | OCF/Free
18
Nappy Roots Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
22  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
19
Tweet Southern Hummingbird Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southern Hummingbird
19  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
20
Will Smith Born To Reign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Reign
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Overbrook/Columbia
21
Michelle Williams Heart To Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart To Yours
21  Last
18  Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
22
Archie Eversole Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Phat Boy
23
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
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Rawkus
24
Brandy Full Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Moon
28  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
25
Nature Wild Gremlinz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild Gremlinz
29  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sequence | Casino
26
Raphael Saadiq Instant Vintage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Instant Vintage
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
27
RL RL:Ements Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RL:Ements
26  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
28
DJ Quik Under Tha Influence Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Tha Influence
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Euponic/Laneway/Bungalo
29
Various Artists So So Def Presents: Definition Of A Remix (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Def Presents: Definition Of A Remix (EP)
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
30
Ludacris Word Of Mouf Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Word Of Mouf
30  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
31
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
33  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ColliPark/In The Paint
32
Nas From Illmatic To Stillmatic The Remixes (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Illmatic To Stillmatic The Remixes (EP)
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
33
Soundtrack Bad Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Company
24  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
34
Various Artists Totally Hits 2002 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Totally Hits 2002
31  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Strategic Marketing | Warner Music Group/BMG Canada
35
Naughty By Nature Iicons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Iicons
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
36
Ja Rule Pain Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pain Is Love
35  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
37
Mary J. Blige No More Drama (2002) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Drama (2002)
39  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
38
Nas Stillmatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stillmatic
51  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
39
Sir Charles Jones Love Machine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Machine
46  Last
28  Peak
24  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mardi Gras
40
B2K B2K Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B2K
37  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
41
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
40  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
42
Avant Ecstasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ecstasy
34  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Magic Johnson
43
B Rich 80 Dimes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
80 Dimes
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
44
Lauryn Hill MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Unplugged No. 2.0
38  Last
Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
45
Ruff Endz Someone To Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Someone To Love You
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
46
Jaheim [Ghetto Love] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
[Ghetto Love]
41  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
47
Anita Baker The Best Of Anita Baker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Anita Baker
43  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atlantic
48
Cormega The True Meaning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The True Meaning
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Landspeed | Legal Hustle
49
The Dayton Family Welcome To The Dope House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Dope House
42  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | In The Paint
50
Norman Brown Just Chillin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Chillin'
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
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