TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
Confessions
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2
Janet Jackson Damita Jo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damita Jo
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
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3
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
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4
Tamia More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
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Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
5
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
6
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
10
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
11
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
13
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Dilated Peoples Neighborhood Watch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neighborhood Watch
Gains in performance
17
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
18
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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 WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
18
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
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22
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
25
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
23
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
29
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
30
dead prez RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
32
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
36
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
The O'Jays Together We Are One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Together We Are One
Gains in performance
37
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
40
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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 WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
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 WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
43
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
39
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Knoc-Turn'Al The Way I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I Am
33
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
47
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Joss Stone The Soul Sessions (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Soul Sessions (EP)
53
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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 WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
44
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Cypress Hill Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
34
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
48
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
49
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
38
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Andre Ward Steppin' Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Steppin' Up
51
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
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
58
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2004 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2004
50
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Soundtrack Johnson Family Vacation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Johnson Family Vacation
Gains in performance
56
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
41
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Soundtrack The Fighting Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fighting Temptations
46
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Big Tymers Big Money Heavyweight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Money Heavyweight
59
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Van Hunt Van Hunt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Van Hunt
60
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Z-Ro The Life Of Joseph W. McVey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Life Of Joseph W. McVey
57
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
NB Ridaz nb ridaz.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
nb ridaz.com
Gains in performance
63
Memphis Bleek M.A.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
49
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
64
David Banner MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water
56
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
99
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Nelly Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention
73
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Various Artists Rap-A-Lot 4 Life & Big Tyme Presents: The Day After Hell Broke Loose  Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life & Big Tyme Presents: The Day After Hell Broke Loose
Gains in performance
66
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
DMX Grand Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Champ
77
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Theodis Ealey Stand Up In It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stand Up In It
69
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Will Downing Emotions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
54
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Suga Free The New Testament: The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Testament: The Truth
67
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Goapele Even Closer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Even Closer
70
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Kelis Tasty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tasty
71
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Too $hort Married To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Married To The Game
74
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Drag-On Hell And Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell And Back
82
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Gerald Levert Stroke Of Genius Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stroke Of Genius
63
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Anita Baker The Best Of Anita Baker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Anita Baker
79
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
Soundtrack Barbershop 2: Back In Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Barbershop 2: Back In Business
55
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender To Love
62
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
81
CeCe Winans Throne Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Throne Room
93
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Soundtrack Tupac: Resurrection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tupac: Resurrection
72
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Jaheim Still Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Ghetto
78
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Missy Elliott This Is Not A Test! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Not A Test!
61
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Monica After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
91
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Adina Howard The Second Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Second Coming
Gains in performance
87
Various Artists Tha Down Low Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Down Low
68
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Murphy Lee Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Skool Boy Presents Murphy's Law
76
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Paul Wall Chick Magnet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chick Magnet
87
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Various Artists Red Star Sounds Presents Def Jamaica Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Red Star Sounds Presents Def Jamaica
-
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Various Artists The Day Hell Broke Loose 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Day Hell Broke Loose 2
-
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
Freddie Jackson It's Your Move Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Your Move
64
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Mary J. Blige Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
75
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Mr. Pookie/Mr. Lucci My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life
Mr. Pookie/Mr. Lucci
96
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats
81
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Hil St. Soul Copasetik & Cool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Copasetik & Cool
85
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Big Tymers Big Money Heavyweight: Screwed & Chopped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Money Heavyweight: Screwed & Chopped
90
LAST WEEK
68
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
-
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
99
Elephant Man Good 2 Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good 2 Go
98
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Smokie Norful I Need You Now Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Need You Now
97
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
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