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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
2
LAST WEEK
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Confessions
Imprint/Promotion Label
Zomba | LaFace
Gains in performance

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1
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
2
D12 D12 World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D12 World
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
3
Petey Pablo Still Writing In My Diary: 2nd Entry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Writing In My Diary: 2nd Entry
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
4
Mario Winans Hurt No More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hurt No More
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
5
Patti LaBelle Timeless Journey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless Journey
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul Classics
6
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | NPG/Columbia
7
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
8
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Columbia
9
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
11  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
10
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
11
Janet Jackson Damita Jo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damita Jo
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
12
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
13  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
13
Ghostface The Pretty Toney Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pretty Toney Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
14
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
33  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
15
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
16
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
17
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
17  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
18
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
15  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
19
Beyonce Live At Wembley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live At Wembley
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
20
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
18  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
21
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
22
Lionel Richie Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
23
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
21  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
24
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
23  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
25
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | New No Limit
26
Tamia More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra
27
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
30  Last
23  Peak
46  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
28
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
20  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
29
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
26  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
30
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
25  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
31
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
35  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
32
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Khaotic Generation/Universal
33
Various Artists Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
34
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
38  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
35
Dilated Peoples Neighborhood Watch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neighborhood Watch
37  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | ABB
36
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Star Trak
37
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
31  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
38
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
42  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
39
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
45  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
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
40  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
41
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
46  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
42
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
47  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
43
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
55  Last
14  Peak
63  Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
44
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
43  Last
Peak
78  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
45
Smokey Robinson Food For The Spirit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Food For The Spirit
53  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liquid 8 | Robso
46
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
48  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
47
Joss Stone The Soul Sessions (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Soul Sessions (EP)
44  Last
38  Peak
31  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
S-Curve
48
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
39  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
49
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
50  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
50
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
36  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
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