All Charts
How This Chart Works
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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Body Kiss
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | DreamWorks

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley Body Kiss Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Body Kiss
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
2
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
3
Bone Crusher AttenCHUN! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AttenCHUN!
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Break 'Em Off/LaFace
4
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
5
Kelly Price Priceless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Priceless
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
6
Lil' Kim La Bella Mafia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
La Bella Mafia
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Queen Bee/Atlantic
7
Floetry Floetic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Floetic
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
8
Jaheim Still Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Ghetto
10  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
9
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
11  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
10
50 Cent The New Breed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Breed
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
11
Lil' Mo Meet The Girl Next Door Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Meet The Girl Next Door
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
12
Fabolous Street Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Dreams
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Desert Storm/Elektra
13
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
16  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
14
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
15
Ginuwine The Senior Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Senior
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
16
Busta Rhymes It Ain't Safe No More... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Ain't Safe No More...
14  Last
10  Peak
25  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
17
Heather Headley This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
19  Last
14  Peak
32  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
18
Scarface Balls And My Word Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Balls And My Word
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | J Prince
19
Mobb Deep Free Agents: The Murda Mix Tape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free Agents: The Murda Mix Tape
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Landspeed
20
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
22  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Web/Aftermath/Interscope
21
Les Nubians One Step Forward Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Step Forward
20  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Higher Octave | OmTown
22
Talib Kweli Quality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Quality
23  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Rawkus
23
Snoop Dogg Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Bo$$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Bo$$
24  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Doggystyle/Priority
24
54th Platoon All Or N.O.thin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Or N.O.thin
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fubu
25
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
26  Last
25  Peak
12  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
26
Brian McKnight U Turn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Turn
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
27
Tyrese I Wanna Go There Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Wanna Go There
27  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
28
Vivian Green Love Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Story
28  Last
14  Peak
27  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
29
Freeway Philadelphia Freeway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Philadelphia Freeway
29  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
30
Soundtrack Dysfunktional Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dysfunktional Family
38  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tha Row
31
Wayne Wonder No Holding Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Holding Back
39  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
32
Justin Timberlake Justified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Justified
30  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Jive/RCA
33
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Under Construction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Construction
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott
32  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
34
Hitman Sammy Sam Step Daddy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step Daddy
33  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Rocky Road/ColliPark
35
JAY-Z Blueprint 2.1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blueprint 2.1
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
36
Various Artists Now 12 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 12
34  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI/Universal/Sony Music/Zomba
37
Sticky Fingaz Decade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Decade
40  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Riviera | D3
38
B2K Pandemonium! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandemonium!
31  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
39
Nelly Nellyville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nellyville
44  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
40
Whitney Houston Just Whitney... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Whitney...
52  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
41
Nas God's Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God's Son
41  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
42
B.G. Livin' Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Livin' Legend
37  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Choppa City/In The Paint
43
Kenny Lattimore & Chante Moore Things That Lovers Do Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Things That Lovers Do
43  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
44
Dru Hill Dru World Order Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dru World Order
48  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
45
Donnie McClurkin Donnie McClurkin... Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Donnie McClurkin... Again
42  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity
46
Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender To Love
49  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
47
Amanda Perez Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Angel
36  Last
36  Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Powerhowse
48
Syleena Johnson Chapter 2: The Voice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chapter 2: The Voice
47  Last
19  Peak
25  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
49
Killer Mike Monster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Monster
45  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Aquemini/Columbia
50
Soundtrack Cradle 2 The Grave Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cradle 2 The Grave
50  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Bloodline/Def Jam
TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

Chart Archive Search
SELECT A DATE
Try a birthday or anniversary
 

Please try a different date

Loading...
THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.