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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
Imprint/Promotion Label
RMG | J

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Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
2
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
3
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
4
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
5
Memphis Bleek M.A.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
M.A.D.E.
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
6
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
8
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
9
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
10
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hoo-Bangin'
11
Kelis Tasty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tasty
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Star Trak
12
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
13  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
13
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
14
Soundtrack Tupac: Resurrection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tupac: Resurrection
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru
15
Big Tymers Big Money Heavyweight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Money Heavyweight
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
16
Various Artists Now 14 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 14
19  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia/Universal/EMI/Zomba
17
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
16  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
18
Raekwon The Lex Diamond Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lex Diamond Story
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Ice Water/Universal
19
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
20  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
20
Missy Elliott This Is Not A Test! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Not A Test!
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
21
Whitney Houston One Wish: The Holiday Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Wish: The Holiday Album
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
22
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Part II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Part II
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
23
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
34  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
24
Jagged Edge Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard
23  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
25
Nelly Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
26
Michael Jackson Number Ones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Number Ones
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | MJJ/Epic
27
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
31  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
28
Bow Wow Bow Wow: Unleashed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bow Wow: Unleashed
35  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
29
Nick Cannon Nick Cannon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nick Cannon
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Nickelodeon/Jive
30
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
33  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
31
Michael McDonald Motown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown
30  Last
23  Peak
21  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
32
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
28  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
33
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
26  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
34
Soundtrack Love Don't Cost A Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Don't Cost A Thing
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
35
112 Hot & Wet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot & Wet
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy/Def Soul
36
Various Artists Crunk And Disorderly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk And Disorderly
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
37
Gerald Levert Stroke Of Genius Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stroke Of Genius
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra
38
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
40  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
39
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
39  Last
14  Peak
43  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
40
Ashanti Chapter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chapter II
43  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
41
Baby Bash Tha Smokin' Nephew Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Smokin' Nephew
51  Last
32  Peak
13  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
42
DSGB Down South Georgia Boys 'Til Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
'Til Death Do Us Part
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
43
Ashanti Ashanti's Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ashanti's Christmas
44  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
44
Al Green I Can't Stop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Can't Stop
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
45
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
41  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
46
Elephant Man Good 2 Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good 2 Go
38  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
47
DMX Grand Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Champ
48  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
48
Wyclef Jean The Preacher's Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Preacher's Son
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Yclef/J
49
Ja Rule Blood In My Eye Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood In My Eye
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
50
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
52  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
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