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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
61
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
Imprint/Promotion Label
RMG | J
Greatest gainer this week
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Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
61  Last
Peak
Weeks
61
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
2
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
3
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
4
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
5
Soundtrack Tupac: Resurrection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tupac: Resurrection
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru
6
Missy Elliott This Is Not A Test! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Not A Test!
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
7
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Part II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Part II
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
8
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
9
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
12  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
10
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
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
11
112 Hot & Wet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot & Wet
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy/Def Soul
12
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
13  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
13
Nelly Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
14
Elephant Man Good 2 Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good 2 Go
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
15
Wyclef Jean The Preacher's Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Preacher's Son
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Yclef/J
16
Jagged Edge Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
17
Michael Jackson Number Ones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Number Ones
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | MJJ/Epic
18
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
19  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
19
Whitney Houston One Wish: The Holiday Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Wish: The Holiday Album
29  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
20
Various Artists Now 14 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 14
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia/Universal/EMI/Zomba
21
Ja Rule Blood In My Eye Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood In My Eye
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
22
Gerald Levert Stroke Of Genius Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stroke Of Genius
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra
23
Michael McDonald Motown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown
25  Last
23  Peak
19  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
24
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
28  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
25
Calvin Richardson 2:35 PM Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2:35 PM
26  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
26
Dwele Subject Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Subject
34  Last
20  Peak
29  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
27
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
22  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
28
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
24  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
29
Al Green I Can't Stop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Can't Stop
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
30
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
21  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
31
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
43  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
32
Floetry Floacism "Live" Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Floacism "Live"
18  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Soljaz/DreamWorks
33
Aretha Franklin So Damn Happy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Damn Happy
30  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
34
DMX Grand Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Champ
27  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
35
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
31  Last
14  Peak
41  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
36
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
40  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
37
Bow Wow Bow Wow: Unleashed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bow Wow: Unleashed
46  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
38
Loon Loon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loon
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
39
Will Downing Emotions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emotions
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | GRP
40
Ashanti Chapter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chapter II
33  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
41
Too $hort Married To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Married To The Game
41  Last
Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | $hort/Jive
42
Timbaland & Magoo Under Construction Part II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Construction Part II
47  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Blackground
43
Mary J. Blige Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
32  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Geffen
44
Erykah Badu World Wide Underground (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Wide Underground (EP)
37  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
45
Murphy Lee Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law
48  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
46
YoungBloodZ Drankin' Patnaz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Drankin' Patnaz
44  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
47
Obie Trice Cheers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers
58  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
48
Ashanti Ashanti's Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti's Christmas
65  Last
48  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
49
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
52  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
50
Bad Boy's Da Band Too Hot For T.V. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Hot For T.V.
38  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
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