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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
4
WEEKS ON CHART
The College Dropout
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam

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1
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
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
2
Cee-Lo Cee-Lo Green... Is The Soul Machine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cee-Lo Green... Is The Soul Machine
Cee-Lo
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
3
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
4
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
5
Lil Scrappy/Trillville The King Of Crunk & BME Recordings Present Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The King Of Crunk & BME Recordings Present
Lil Scrappy/Trillville
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
6
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
7
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
8
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
9
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
10
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
13  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
11
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
12
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
11  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
13
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
14
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hoo-Bangin'
15
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
16
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
18  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
17
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
16  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
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
24  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
19
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
17  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
20
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
21  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
21
Drag-On Hell And Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell And Back
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Ruff Ryders
22
Various Artists Tha Down Low Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Down Low
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
23
Memphis Bleek M.A.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
M.A.D.E.
22  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
24
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
25  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
25
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
23  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
26
Soundtrack Barbershop 2: Back In Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Barbershop 2: Back In Business
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
27
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
26  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
28
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
24  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
29
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
31  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
30
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
35  Last
14  Peak
54  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
31
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
28  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
32
Jagged Edge Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard
32  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
33
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
30  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
34
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
36  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
35
Z-Ro The Life Of Joseph W. McVey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Life Of Joseph W. McVey
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | J Prince
36
David Banner MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water
34  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal
37
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2004 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2004
40  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Curb-Word/EMI CMG/Verity
38
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
46  Last
23  Peak
37  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
39
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
43  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
40
Soundtrack The Fighting Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fighting Temptations
44  Last
14  Peak
18  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
41
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Part II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Part II
33  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
42
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
42  Last
38  Peak
25  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity
43
Michael McDonald Motown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown
29  Last
17  Peak
32  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
44
Missy Elliott This Is Not A Test! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Not A Test!
37  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Gold Mind/Elektra
45
Van Hunt Van Hunt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Van Hunt
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
46
Murphy Lee Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law
45  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
47
Gerald Levert Stroke Of Genius Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stroke Of Genius
51  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra
48
Joss Stone The Soul Sessions (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Soul Sessions (EP)
56  Last
48  Peak
22  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
S-Curve
49
Soundtrack Tupac: Resurrection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tupac: Resurrection
49  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru
50
Nelly Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention
48  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Fo' Reel/Universal
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