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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
D12 World
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | Shady
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
D12 D12 World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D12 World
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
2
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
3
Mario Winans Hurt No More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hurt No More
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
4
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | NPG/Columbia
5
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Columbia
6
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
Ghostface The Pretty Toney Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pretty Toney Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
8
Beyonce Live At Wembley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live At Wembley
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
9
Janet Jackson Damita Jo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damita Jo
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
10
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
11
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
12
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
13
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
12  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
14
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
15
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
15  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
16
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
17
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
16  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
18
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
19  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
19
Tamia More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra
20
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
20  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
21
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
17  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
22
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | New No Limit
23
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
23  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
24
Kim Waters In The Name Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Name Of Love
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
25
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
24  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
26
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
22  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
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
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
28
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Khaotic Generation/Universal
29
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Star Trak
30
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
32  Last
23  Peak
45  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
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
Peak
10  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
32
Turk Penitentiary Chances Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Penitentiary Chances
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Laboratory
33
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
35  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
34
Jagged Edge The Ultimate Video Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Video Collection
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
35
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
31  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
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
10  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
37
Dilated Peoples Neighborhood Watch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neighborhood Watch
29  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | ABB
38
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
30  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
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
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
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
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
41
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
33  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
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
Peak
33  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
43
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
49  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
44
Joss Stone The Soul Sessions (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Soul Sessions (EP)
38  Last
38  Peak
30  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
S-Curve
45
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
40  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
46
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
46  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
47
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
48  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
48
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
51  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
49
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kings Of Crunk
42  Last
Peak
80  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
50
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
34  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
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