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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Blood In My Eye
Imprint/Promotion Label
The Inc./Def Jam | IDJMG
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Ja Rule Blood In My Eye Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood In My Eye
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Inc./Def Jam | IDJMG
2
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
LaFace | Zomba
3
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DTP/Def Jam South | IDJMG
4
Gerald Levert Stroke Of Genius Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stroke Of Genius
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | AG
5
Wyclef Jean The Preacher's Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Preacher's Son
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Yclef/J | RMG
6
Jagged Edge Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Sony Music
7
Too $hort Married To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Married To The Game
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
$hort/Jive | Zomba
8
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
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Zomba
9
Fabolous More Street Dreams Pt. 2: The Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Street Dreams Pt. 2: The Mixtape
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Desert Storm/Elektra | AG
10
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DTP | Capitol
11
Various Artists Now 14 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 14
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia/Universal/EMI/Zomba | Sony Music
12
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
So So Def | Zomba
13
Loon Loon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loon
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Boy | UMRG
14
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
16  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Sony Music
15
DMX Grand Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Champ
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruff Ryders/Def Jam | IDJMG
16
Bad Boy's Da Band Too Hot For T.V. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Hot For T.V.
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Boy | UMRG
17
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ColliPark | TVT
18
Luther Vandross Luther Vandross Live: Radio City Music Hall 2003 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luther Vandross Live: Radio City Music Hall 2003
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J | RMG
19
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
14  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BME | TVT
20
Marques Houston MH Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MH
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
T.U.G./Elektra | AG
21
Calvin Richardson 2:35 PM Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2:35 PM
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
22
YoungBloodZ Drankin' Patnaz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Drankin' Patnaz
17  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
So So Def | Zomba
23
2Pac Nu-Mixx Klazzics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nu-Mixx Klazzics
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Death Row | Koch
24
Dwele Subject Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Subject
24  Last
22  Peak
25  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
25
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Grand Hustle/Atlantic | AG
26
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
29  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Zomba
27
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
26  Last
14  Peak
37  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | UMRG
28
Michael McDonald Motown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown
35  Last
28  Peak
15  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | UMRG
29
Obie Trice Cheers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shady | Interscope
30
Erykah Badu World Wide Underground (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Wide Underground (EP)
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | UMRG
31
Aretha Franklin So Damn Happy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Damn Happy
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RMG
32
Ashanti Chapter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chapter II
30  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Inc./Def Jam | IDJMG
33
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
28  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J | RMG
34
Will Downing Emotions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emotions
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
GRP | VLG
35
Murphy Lee Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fo' Reel/Universal | UMRG
36
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
34  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shady/Aftermath | Interscope
37
Project Pat The Appeal Mix Tape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Appeal Mix Tape
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hypnotize Minds | Street Level
38
Mary J. Blige Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
27  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Interscope
39
Smokie Norful Smokie Norful: Limited Edition (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smokie Norful: Limited Edition (EP)
32  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
40
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Certified Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Certified Crunk
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mirror Image | Ichiban
41
Bow Wow Bow Wow: Unleashed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bow Wow: Unleashed
31  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Sony Music
42
Monica After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
33  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J | RMG
43
Toni Braxton Ultimate Toni Braxton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ultimate Toni Braxton
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | RMG
44
Karen Clark-Sheard The Heavens Are Telling Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heavens Are Telling
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | AG
45
Dirty Love Us Or Hate Us Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Us Or Hate Us
36  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nfinity/J Prince | Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
46
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
52  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP/Atlantic | AG
47
Silk Silktime Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Silktime
49  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Silk | Liquid 8
48
Baby Bash Tha Smokin' Nephew Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Smokin' Nephew
57  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | UMRG
49
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley Body Kiss Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Body Kiss
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
54  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DreamWorks | Interscope
50
Bubba Sparxxx Deliverance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Deliverance
38  Last
Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beat Club | Interscope
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