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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
Chicken*N*Beer
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
2
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
3
Bad Boy's Da Band Too Hot For T.V. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Hot For T.V.
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
4
R. Kelly The R. In R&B Collection: Volume One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The R. In R&B Collection: Volume One
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
5
2Pac Nu-Mixx Klazzics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nu-Mixx Klazzics
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Death Row
6
DMX Grand Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Champ
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
7
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
8
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
9
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
10
YoungBloodZ Drankin' Patnaz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Drankin' Patnaz
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
11
Obie Trice Cheers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
12
Erykah Badu World Wide Underground (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Wide Underground (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
13
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
12  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
14
Aretha Franklin So Damn Happy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Damn Happy
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
15
Murphy Lee Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
16
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
15  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
17
Calvin Richardson 2:35 PM Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2:35 PM
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
18
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
19
Soundtrack The Fighting Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fighting Temptations
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
20
RZA Birth Of A Prince Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Birth Of A Prince
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | Wu-Records
21
Mary J. Blige Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Geffen
22
Dirty Love Us Or Hate Us Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Us Or Hate Us
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | Nfinity/J Prince
23
Dwele Subject Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Subject
25  Last
22  Peak
21  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
24
Ashanti Chapter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chapter II
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
25
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
22  Last
14  Peak
33  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
26
Various Artists The Neptunes Present... Clones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Neptunes Present... Clones
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Star Trak
27
Sheek Louch Walk Witt Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Walk Witt Me
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | D-Block/Universal
28
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
24  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
29
Bubba Sparxxx Deliverance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Deliverance
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Beat Club
30
Silk Silktime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Silktime
31  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liquid 8 | Silk
31
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
26  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
32
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
28  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
33
Bow Wow Bow Wow: Unleashed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bow Wow: Unleashed
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
34
Juelz Santana From Me To U Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Me To U
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
35
Soundtrack Bad Boys II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boys II
30  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
36
Nappy Roots Wooden Leather Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wooden Leather
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
37
David Banner Mississippi: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mississippi: The Album
44  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal
38
Monica After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
40  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
39
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
37  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
40
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley Body Kiss Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Body Kiss
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
32  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
41
Michael McDonald Motown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown
41  Last
31  Peak
11  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
42
Floetry Floetic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Floetic
39  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DreamWorks
43
Various Artists State Property Presents: The Chain Gang Vol. II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
State Property Presents: The Chain Gang Vol. II
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Criminal Background/Roc-A-Fella
44
Yahzarah Blackstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackstar
45  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
87
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Three Keys
45
Rhian Benson Gold Coast Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gold Coast
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Sail | DKG
46
E-40 Breakin News Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breakin News
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Sick Wid It/Jive
47
Black Moon Total Eclipse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Total Eclipse
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Duck Down
48
Baby Bash Tha Smokin' Nephew Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Smokin' Nephew
36  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
49
Tyrone Davis Come To Daddy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come To Daddy
46  Last
42  Peak
10  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Future
50
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity
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