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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
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
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

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
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
69
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Columbia
4
Tamia More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra
5
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

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

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
7
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
8
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
11  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
9
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
10
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
20  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
11
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | New No Limit
12
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
13
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Star Trak
14
Various Artists Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
15
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
19  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
16
Dilated Peoples Neighborhood Watch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neighborhood Watch
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | ABB
17
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
16  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
18
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
15  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
19
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
22  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
20
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
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
21
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
18  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
22
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Khaotic Generation/Universal
23
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
25  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
24
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
21  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
25
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
26
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
29  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
27
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
27  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
28
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
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
29
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
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
30
dead prez RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
31
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
32
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
32  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
33
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
30  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
34
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
31  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
35
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
36  Last
23  Peak
42  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
36
The O'Jays Together We Are One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Together We Are One
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Philadelphia International/The Right Stuff
37
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
40  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
38
Various Artists Oprah's Popstar Challenge-2004 Cast Album: Dreams Really Do Come True Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Oprah's Popstar Challenge-2004 Cast Album: Dreams Really Do Come True
80  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
80
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
39
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
35  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
40
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
43  Last
Peak
74  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
41
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
39  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
42
Knoc-Turn'Al The Way I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I Am
33  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | L.A. Confidential/Elektra
43
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
47  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
44
Joss Stone The Soul Sessions (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Soul Sessions (EP)
53  Last
44  Peak
27  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
S-Curve
45
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
37  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
46
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
44  Last
14  Peak
59  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
47
Cypress Hill Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
34  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Soul Assassins/Columbia
48
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
45  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
49
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
42  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
50
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
38  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Hoo-Bangin'
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