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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
I Care 4 U
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMRG | Blackground
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Aaliyah I Care 4 U Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Care 4 U
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Blackground
2
Nas God's Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God's Son
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
3
Whitney Houston Just Whitney... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Whitney...
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
4
B2K Pandemonium! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandemonium!
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
5
2Pac Better Dayz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Better Dayz
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru/Death Row
6
Soundtrack 8 Mile Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8 Mile
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
7
Mariah Carey Charmbracelet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charmbracelet
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | MonarC/Island
8
JAY-Z The Blueprint 2: The Gift And The Curse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 2: The Gift And The Curse
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
9
Common Electric Circus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Electric Circus
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
10
Various Artists Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
11
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Under Construction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Construction
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
12
Ja Rule The Last Temptation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Temptation
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
13
504 Boyz Ballers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ballers
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | New No Limit/Universal
14
Jennifer Lopez This Is Me...Then Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Me...Then
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
15
Justin Timberlake Justified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Justified
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Jive/RCA
16
Snoop Dogg Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Bo$$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Bo$$
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Doggystyle/Priority
17
Dru Hill Dru World Order Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru World Order
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
18
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
15  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
19
Baby Birdman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Birdman
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal
20
Nelly Nellyville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nellyville
20  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
21
GZA/Genius Legend Of The Liquid Sword Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Legend Of The Liquid Sword
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
22
Jaheim Still Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Ghetto
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
23
Busta Rhymes It Ain't Safe No More... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Ain't Safe No More...
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
24
TLC 3D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3D
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
25
Toni Braxton More Than A Woman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Than A Woman
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
26
The Roots Phrenology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phrenology
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
27
Soundtrack Paid In Full Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paid In Full
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
28
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
29
India.Arie Voyage To India Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Voyage To India
30  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
30
Various Artists Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped Vol. 2
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
31
LL Cool J 10 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
32
Talib Kweli Quality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Quality
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Rawkus
33
K-Ci & JoJo Emotional Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emotional
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
34
Syleena Johnson Chapter 2: The Voice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chapter 2: The Voice
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
35
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
36
Erick Sermon React Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
React
27  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
37
Kenny G Wishes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wishes
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
38
Vivian Green Love Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Story
34  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
39
Deborah Cox The Morning After Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Morning After
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
40
WC Ghetto Heisman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Heisman
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
41
B2K Santa Hooked Me Up (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Santa Hooked Me Up (EP)
46  Last
41  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
42
Tank One Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Man
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Blackground/Universal
43
Nivea Nivea Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nivea
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
44
Kelly Rowland Simply Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Simply Deep
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
45
Ashanti Ashanti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti
41  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
37
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
46
Heather Headley This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
40  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
47
Soundtrack Friday After Next Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Friday After Next
33  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
48
Lil' Flip Undaground Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Undaground Legend
35  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Loud
49
Floetry Floetic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Floetic
36  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
50
Trick Daddy Thug Holiday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Holiday
43  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
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