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Sales Data = TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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
74
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Split Personality
Imprint/Promotion Label
RMG | Full Surface/J
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
74  Last
Peak
Weeks
74
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
2
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
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
3
Various Artists Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
4
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
5
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
6
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
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
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
8
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
9
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
15  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
10
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
11  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
11
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
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
12
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
14  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
13
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
14
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
15
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
16
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
12  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
17
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
16  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
18
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
19  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
19
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
17  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
20
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
18  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
21
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
20  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hoo-Bangin'
22
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
21  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
23
Drag-On Hell And Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell And Back
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Ruff Ryders
24
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
29  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
25
Various Artists Nothin' II Lose Everything II Gain: Stage II: Volume II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothin' II Lose Everything II Gain: Stage II: Volume II
55  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
75
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NuMillennium | Nothin' II Lose
26
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
26  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
27
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
27  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
28
Memphis Bleek M.A.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
M.A.D.E.
32  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
29
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
24  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
30
Soundtrack Barbershop 2: Back In Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Barbershop 2: Back In Business
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
31
Z-Ro The Life Of Joseph W. McVey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Life Of Joseph W. McVey
40  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | J Prince
32
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
31  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
33
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
33  Last
Peak
74  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
34
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
28  Last
14  Peak
56  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
35
Jagged Edge Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard
34  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
36
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
37  Last
23  Peak
39  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
37
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
35  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
38
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
39
Van Hunt Van Hunt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Van Hunt
47  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
40
Various Artists Tha Down Low Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Down Low
30  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
41
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
39  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
42
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
38  Last
38  Peak
27  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity
43
Suga Free The New Testament: The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Testament: The Truth
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bungalo | Laneway
44
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
43  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
45
Freddie Jackson It's Your Move Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Your Move
53  Last
45  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
59
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Martland
46
David Banner MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water
36  Last
16  Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal
47
Soundtrack The Fighting Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fighting Temptations
41  Last
14  Peak
20  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
48
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2004 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2004
42  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Curb-Word/EMI CMG/Verity
49
Big Tymers Big Money Heavyweight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Money Heavyweight
56  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
50
Michael McDonald Motown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown
45  Last
17  Peak
34  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
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