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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
38
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Confessions
Imprint/Promotion Label
Zomba | LaFace
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
38  Last
Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
2
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

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

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | New No Limit
4
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
5
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Star Trak
6
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
74
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
7
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Khaotic Generation/Universal
8
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
9
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
10
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
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
11
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
12
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
13
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
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
14
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
12  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
15
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
16
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
10  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
17
Knoc-Turn'Al The Way I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I Am
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | L.A. Confidential/Elektra
18
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
20  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
19
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
16  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
20
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
15  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
21
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
22
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
17  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
23
Cypress Hill Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Soul Assassins/Columbia
24
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
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
25
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
26
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
19  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
27
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
18  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
28
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
24  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
29
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
21  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hoo-Bangin'
30
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
29  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
31
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
26  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
32
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
22  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
33
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
27  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
34
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
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NuMillennium | Nothin' II Lose
35
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
34  Last
14  Peak
57  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
36
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
32  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
37
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
37  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
38
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
36  Last
23  Peak
40  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
39
Memphis Bleek M.A.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
M.A.D.E.
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
40
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
33  Last
Peak
75  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
41
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
41  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
42
Soundtrack Barbershop 2: Back In Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Barbershop 2: Back In Business
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
43
Z-Ro The Life Of Joseph W. McVey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Life Of Joseph W. McVey
31  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | J Prince
44
David Banner MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water
46  Last
16  Peak
14  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal
45
Jagged Edge Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard
35  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
46
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
44  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
47
Soundtrack The Fighting Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fighting Temptations
47  Last
14  Peak
21  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
48
Van Hunt Van Hunt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Van Hunt
39  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
49
Drag-On Hell And Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell And Back
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Ruff Ryders
50
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2004 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2004
48  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Curb-Word/EMI CMG/Verity
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