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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Hurt No More
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMRG | Bad Boy
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
Mario Winans Hurt No More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hurt No More
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
2
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
3
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | NPG/Columbia
4
Ghostface The Pretty Toney Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pretty Toney Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
5
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Columbia
6
Janet Jackson Damita Jo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damita Jo
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
7
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
8
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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
22  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
10
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
11
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
12
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
10  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
13
Tamia More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra
14
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
15
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
13  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
16
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
12  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
17
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
18  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
18
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | New No Limit
19
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
16  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
20
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
19  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
21
Various Artists Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
22
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
21  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
23
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
22  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
24
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
20  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
25
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Star Trak
26
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Khaotic Generation/Universal
27
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
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
28
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
24  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
29
Dilated Peoples Neighborhood Watch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neighborhood Watch
25  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | ABB
30
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
26  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
31
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
30  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
32
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
36  Last
23  Peak
44  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
33
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
34
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
28  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
35
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
32  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
36
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
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
37
dead prez RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta
31  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
38
Joss Stone The Soul Sessions (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Soul Sessions (EP)
47  Last
38  Peak
29  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
S-Curve
39
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
35  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DTP
40
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
34  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
41
Various Artists Motown 1's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown 1's
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown/UTV
42
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
39  Last
Peak
79  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
79
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
43
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
32  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
44
Smokey Robinson Food For The Spirit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Food For The Spirit
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liquid 8 | Robso
45
Infamous Mobb Blood Thicker Than Water Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood Thicker Than Water Vol. 1
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monopolee | IM3
46
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
42  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
47
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
50  Last
38  Peak
32  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity
48
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
41  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
49
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
40  Last
Peak
76  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
50
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
38  Last
14  Peak
61  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
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