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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
D12 World
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
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3
Mario Winans Hurt No More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hurt No More
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Ghostface The Pretty Toney Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pretty Toney Album
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Beyonce Live At Wembley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live At Wembley
Gains in performance
9
Janet Jackson Damita Jo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damita Jo
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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10
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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11
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
12
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
13
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
14
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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15
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
19
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16
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
17
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
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Gains in performance
18
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
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Gains in performance
19
Tamia More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More
13
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
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20
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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Gains in performance
21
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
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22
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
23
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Kim Waters In The Name Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Name Of Love
Gains in performance
25
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
24
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
26
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
22
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Various Artists Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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28
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
26
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
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29
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
25
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
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32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
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
27
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Turk Penitentiary Chances Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Penitentiary Chances
Gains in performance
33
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Jagged Edge The Ultimate Video Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Video Collection
Gains in performance
35
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
31
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
36
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
28
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Dilated Peoples Neighborhood Watch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neighborhood Watch
29
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
39
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
36
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Juvenile/Michael "5000" Watts Juve The Great: Screwed & Chopped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great: Screwed & Chopped
Juvenile/Michael "5000" Watts
Gains in performance
41
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
42
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
43
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
49
LAST WEEK
4
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)
38
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
40
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
46
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
51
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
34
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
51
dead prez RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta
37
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
39
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Smokey Robinson Food For The Spirit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Food For The Spirit
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Infamous Mobb Blood Thicker Than Water Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood Thicker Than Water Vol. 1
45
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
50
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
56
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
56
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Van Hunt Van Hunt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Van Hunt
57
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Monica After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
58
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Elephant Man Good 2 Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good 2 Go
71
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
60
Goapele Even Closer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Even Closer
65
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Various Artists Motown 1's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
41
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
62
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
102
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Big Tymers Big Money Heavyweight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Money Heavyweight
64
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2004 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2004
55
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
53
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
67
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Theodis Ealey Stand Up In It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stand Up In It
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
69
David Banner MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water
72
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
47
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Soundtrack The Fighting Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fighting Temptations
69
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Cypress Hill Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
59
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Memphis Bleek M.A.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
68
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Anita Baker The Best Of Anita Baker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Anita Baker
81
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
87
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Mary J. Blige Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
85
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Z-Ro The Life Of Joseph W. McVey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Life Of Joseph W. McVey
52
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
83
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Andre Ward Steppin' Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Steppin' Up
60
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Freddie Jackson It's Your Move Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Your Move
84
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats
91
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Too $hort Married To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Married To The Game
82
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender To Love
75
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Gerald Levert Stroke Of Genius Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stroke Of Genius
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Dwele Subject Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Subject
-
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Adina Howard The Second Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Second Coming
-
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
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
66
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
88
DMX Grand Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Champ
76
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Stevie Wonder The Definitive Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definitive Collection
-
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Aretha Franklin So Damn Happy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Damn Happy
-
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Jaheim Still Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Ghetto
-
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
Knoc-Turn'Al The Way I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I Am
70
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Nelly Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Derrty Versions - The Reinvention
95
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Bad Boy's Da Band Too Hot For T.V. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Hot For T.V.
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
CeCe Winans Throne Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Throne Room
-
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Will Downing Emotions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
77
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Amel Larrieux Bravebird Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bravebird
86
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Skinny Pimp Tha Classic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Classic
Gains in performance
99
Soundtrack Tupac: Resurrection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tupac: Resurrection
87
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Erykah Badu World Wide Underground (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
World Wide Underground (EP)
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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