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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
2
LAST WEEK
6
WEEKS ON CHART
Soulful
Imprint/Promotion Label
RMG | J
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
2
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
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
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
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
4
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
5
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
6
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hoo-Bangin'
7
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
8
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
10  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
9
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
10
Memphis Bleek M.A.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
M.A.D.E.
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
11
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
12
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
13
Kelis Tasty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tasty
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Star Trak
14
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
15
Keith Sweat The Best Of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
16
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Part II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Part II
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
17
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
15  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
18
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
17  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
19
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
23  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
20
Big Tymers Big Money Heavyweight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Money Heavyweight
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
21
David Banner MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal
22
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
21  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
23
Soundtrack Tupac: Resurrection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tupac: Resurrection
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru
24
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
29  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
25
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
30  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
26
Bravehearts Bravehearted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bravehearted
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
27
Various Artists Now 14 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 14
27  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia/Universal/EMI/Zomba
28
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
37  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
29
Various Artists Crunk And Disorderly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk And Disorderly
38  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
30
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
33  Last
14  Peak
47  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
31
Nelly Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
32
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
36  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
33
Michael Jackson Number Ones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Number Ones
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | MJJ/Epic
34
Soundtrack Love Don't Cost A Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Don't Cost A Thing
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
35
Jagged Edge Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard
28  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
36
Soundtrack You Got Served Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You Got Served
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
37
Missy Elliott This Is Not A Test! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Not A Test!
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
38
112 Hot & Wet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot & Wet
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy/Def Soul
39
Wyclef Jean The Preacher's Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Preacher's Son
34  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Yclef/J
40
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
41  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
41
Gerald Levert Stroke Of Genius Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stroke Of Genius
42  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra
42
Michael McDonald Motown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown
46  Last
23  Peak
25  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
43
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
44  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
44
DMX Grand Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Champ
45  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
45
Baby Bash Tha Smokin' Nephew Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Smokin' Nephew
50  Last
32  Peak
17  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
46
Obie Trice Cheers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers
48  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
47
Too $hort Married To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Married To The Game
47  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | $hort/Jive
48
Calvin Richardson 2:35 PM Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2:35 PM
40  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
49
DSGB Down South Georgia Boys 'Til Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
'Til Death Do Us Part
49  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal
50
Dwele Subject Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Subject
54  Last
20  Peak
35  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
67
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
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