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Sales Data = TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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
8 Mile
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | Shady
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Soundtrack 8 Mile Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8 Mile
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
2
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
56  Last
Peak
Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
3
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Thug World Order Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug World Order
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ruthless/Epic
4
Tank One Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Man
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Blackground/Universal
5
LL Cool J 10 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
6
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
7
Gerald Levert The G Spot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The G Spot
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
8
Too $hort What's My Favorite Word? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What's My Favorite Word?
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | $hort/Jive
9
Soundtrack Brown Sugar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brown Sugar
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Fox
10
Field Mob From Tha Roota To Tha Toota Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Tha Roota To Tha Toota
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
11
Nelly Nellyville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nellyville
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
12
Dave Hollister Things In The Game Done Changed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Things In The Game Done Changed
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
13
Kelly Rowland Simply Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Simply Deep
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
14
Shaggy Lucky Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lucky Day
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Big Yard
15
India.Arie Voyage To India Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Voyage To India
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
16
Floetry Floetic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Floetic
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
17
Xzibit Man vs Machine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Man vs Machine
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Loud/Columbia
18
Lil' Flip Undaground Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Undaground Legend
14  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Loud
19
Scarface Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Rap-A-Lot/Noo Trybe
20
Isyss The Way We Do Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way We Do
18  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
21
Clipse Lord Willin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lord Willin'
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Star Trak
22
Pastor Troy Universal Soldier Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Universal Soldier
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | MADD Society/Universal
23
Various Artists Ludacris Presents Disturbing Tha Peace: Golden Grain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ludacris Presents Disturbing Tha Peace: Golden Grain
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
24
Ashanti Ashanti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti
20  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
25
Heather Headley This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
21  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
26
Da Headbussaz Dat's How It Happen To'm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dat's How It Happen To'm
19  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Street Level | FE/Hypnotize Minds
27
3LW A Girl Can Mack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Girl Can Mack
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Nine Lives/Epic
28
Stevie Wonder The Definitive Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definitive Collection
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown/UTV
29
Musiq Juslisen (Just Listen) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juslisen (Just Listen)
27  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
30
Amerie All I Have Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Have
25  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Rise/Columbia
31
Trick Daddy Thug Holiday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Holiday
24  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
32
Nas The Lost Tapes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lost Tapes
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
33
Run-D.M.C. Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG Heritage | Arista
34
Eve Eve-Olution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eve-Olution
29  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
35
Nappy Roots Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
28  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
36
Scarface The Fix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fix
23  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam South
37
3rd Storee Get With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get With Me
26  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Edmonds/Def Soul
38
Trina Diamond Princess Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diamond Princess
30  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
39
B-Legit Hard 2 B-Legit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard 2 B-Legit
36  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Sick Wid It/In The Paint
40
Mario Mario Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mario
33  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 3rd Street/J
41
Jurassic 5 Power In Numbers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Power In Numbers
34  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
42
Various Artists Totally Hits 2002: More Platinum Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Totally Hits 2002: More Platinum Hits
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Music Group | BMG Canada
43
Donell Jones Life Goes On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Goes On
46  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Untouchables
44
Cam'ron Come Home With Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Home With Me
31  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
45
H.A.W.K. Hawk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hawk
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ghetto Dreams | Game Face
46
B2K Santa Hooked Me Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Santa Hooked Me Up (EP)
Last
46  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
47
Keith Sweat Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
39  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
48
Kirk Franklin The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rebirth Of Kirk Franklin
45  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Gospo Centric
49
Yukmouth United Ghettos Of America Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
United Ghettos Of America
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | Smoke-A-Lot/Rap-A-Lot 2K
50
Soundtrack Barbershop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Barbershop
32  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
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