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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
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
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
2
Styles A Gangster And A Gentleman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Gangster And A Gentleman
86  Last
Peak
Weeks
86
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
3
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
4
Various Artists Irv Gotti Presents The Inc Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Irv Gotti Presents The Inc
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
5
E-40 The Ballatician: Grit & Grind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ballatician: Grit & Grind
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:
Zomba | Sick Wid It/Jive
6
N.O.R.E. God's Favorite Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God's Favorite
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
7
Ashanti Ashanti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
8
Donell Jones Life Goes On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Goes On
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Untouchables
9
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
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Bad Boy
10
Wyclef Jean Masquerade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Masquerade
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
11
Onyx Bacdafucup: Part II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bacdafucup: Part II
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | The Other People's Money Compnay/In The Paint
12
Truth Hurts Truthfully Speaking Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Truthfully Speaking
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath
13
Soundtrack Like Mike Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like Mike
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
14
Big Tymers Hood Rich Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Rich
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
15
Musiq Juslisen (Just Listen) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juslisen (Just Listen)
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
16
Khia Featuring DSD Thug Misses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Misses
Khia Featuring DSD
14  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Dirty Down
17
Michelle Williams Heart To Yours Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heart To Yours
21  Last
17  Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
18
Cam'ron Come Home With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Home With Me
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
19
Nappy Roots Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
18  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
20
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
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
AZ AZiatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AZiatic
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
22
RL RL:Ements Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RL:Ements
27  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
23
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
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D.P.G. | OCF/Free
24
Tweet Southern Hummingbird Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southern Hummingbird
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
25
Archie Eversole Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ride Wit Me Dirty South Style
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Phat Boy
26
Ludacris Word Of Mouf Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Word Of Mouf
30  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
27
Brandy Full Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Moon
24  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
28
Raphael Saadiq Instant Vintage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Instant Vintage
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
29
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
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Rawkus
30
Will Smith Born To Reign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born To Reign
20  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Overbrook/Columbia
31
Various Artists Totally Hits 2002 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Totally Hits 2002
34  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Strategic Marketing | Warner Music Group/BMG Canada
32
Anita Baker The Best Of Anita Baker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Anita Baker
47  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atlantic
33
Ja Rule Pain Is Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pain Is Love
36  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
34
DJ Quik Under Tha Influence Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Tha Influence
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Euponic/Laneway/Bungalo
35
Avant Ecstasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ecstasy
42  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Magic Johnson
36
Nas Stillmatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stillmatic
38  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
37
Naughty By Nature Iicons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Iicons
35  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
38
Sir Charles Jones Love Machine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Machine
39  Last
28  Peak
25  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mardi Gras
39
Kirk Franklin The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin
51  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Gospo Centric
40
Mary J. Blige No More Drama (2002) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No More Drama (2002)
37  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
41
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
31  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ColliPark/In The Paint
42
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)
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | So So Def/Columbia
43
Nature Wild Gremlinz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wild Gremlinz
25  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sequence | Casino
44
Nas From Illmatic To Stillmatic The Remixes (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Illmatic To Stillmatic The Remixes (EP)
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
45
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
41  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
46
B2K B2K Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B2K
40  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
47
N*E*R*D In Search Of... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Search Of...
57  Last
31  Peak
18  Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
48
Ruff Endz Someone To Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Someone To Love You
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
49
Jaheim [Ghetto Love] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
[Ghetto Love]
46  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
50
Cormega The True Meaning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The True Meaning
48  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Landspeed | Legal Hustle
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