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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Confessions
Imprint/Promotion Label
Zomba | LaFace

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1
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
2
Janet Jackson Damita Jo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damita Jo
72  Last
Peak
Weeks
72
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
3
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
69  Last
Peak
Weeks
69
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Columbia
4
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
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 | So So Def
5
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
6
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
8
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Star Trak
9
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | New No Limit
10
DJ KaySlay The Streetsweeper Vol. 2: The Pain From The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Streetsweeper Vol. 2: The Pain From The Game
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
11
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
12
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
13
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Khaotic Generation/Universal
14
dead prez RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
15
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
11  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
16
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
14  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
17
Various Artists Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
18
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
12  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
19
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
18  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
20
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
19  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
21
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
22  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
22
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
16  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
23
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
24
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
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
25
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
25  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
26
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
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
27
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
28
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
29
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
26  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
30
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
33  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
31
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
27  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
32
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
28  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
33
Knoc-Turn'Al The Way I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I Am
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | L.A. Confidential/Elektra
34
Cypress Hill Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Soul Assassins/Columbia
35
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
30  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
36
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
38  Last
23  Peak
41  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
37
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
36  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
38
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
29  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hoo-Bangin'
39
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
32  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
40
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
31  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
41
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
52  Last
38  Peak
29  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity
42
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
41  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
43
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
37  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
44
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
35  Last
14  Peak
58  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
45
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
46  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
46
Soundtrack The Fighting Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fighting Temptations
47  Last
14  Peak
22  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
47
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
40  Last
Peak
76  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
48
Jagged Edge Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard
45  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
49
Memphis Bleek M.A.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
M.A.D.E.
39  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
50
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2004 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2004
50  Last
19  Peak
10  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

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