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
2
LAST WEEK
8
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Confessions
Gains in performance
Play
2
D12 D12 World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D12 World
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
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3
Petey Pablo Still Writing In My Diary: 2nd Entry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Writing In My Diary: 2nd Entry
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
4
Mario Winans Hurt No More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hurt No More
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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5
Patti LaBelle Timeless Journey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless Journey
Gains in performance
6
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
9
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
24
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Gains in performance
10
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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11
Janet Jackson Damita Jo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damita Jo
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
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12
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Ghostface The Pretty Toney Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pretty Toney Album
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
15
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
12
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
17
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Beyonce Live At Wembley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live At Wembley
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Lionel Richie Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
Gains in performance
23
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
24
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
33
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Tamia More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More
19
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
30
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
29
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
26
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
25
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
22
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31
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
35
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
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Gains in performance
32
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
28
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Dilated Peoples Neighborhood Watch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neighborhood Watch
37
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
29
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
45
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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 WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
46
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
55
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
43
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Smokey Robinson Food For The Spirit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Food For The Spirit
53
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Joss Stone The Soul Sessions (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Soul Sessions (EP)
44
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
50
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Kim Waters In The Name Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Name Of Love
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
70
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
52
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
49
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART
55
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
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
41
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Monica After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
58
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Turk Penitentiary Chances Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Penitentiary Chances
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2004 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2004
64
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Elephant Man Good 2 Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good 2 Go
59
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Van Hunt Van Hunt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Van Hunt
57
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Various Artists Motown 1's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
61
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Soundtrack The Fighting Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fighting Temptations
71
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Infamous Mobb Blood Thicker Than Water Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood Thicker Than Water Vol. 1
54
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
66
dead prez RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta
51
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
67
CeCe Winans Throne Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Throne Room
95
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
68
Z-Ro The Life Of Joseph W. McVey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Life Of Joseph W. McVey
76
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender To Love
83
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Mr. Pookie/Mr. Lucci My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life
Mr. Pookie/Mr. Lucci
-
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Big Tymers Big Money Heavyweight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Money Heavyweight
63
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Mary J. Blige Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
75
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
62
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
103
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Jagged Edge The Ultimate Video Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Video Collection
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Theodis Ealey Stand Up In It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stand Up In It
68
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Goapele Even Closer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Even Closer
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
78
David Banner MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water
69
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Cypress Hill Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
72
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
80
NB Ridaz nb ridaz.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
nb ridaz.com
-
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Will Downing Emotions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
96
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Adina Howard The Second Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Second Coming
86
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
Anita Baker The Best Of Anita Baker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Anita Baker
74
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
88
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
65
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Stevie Wonder The Definitive Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definitive Collection
89
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Memphis Bleek M.A.D.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
73
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Too $hort Married To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Married To The Game
82
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Jaheim Still Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Ghetto
91
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Donnie McClurkin Donnie McClurkin... Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Donnie McClurkin... Again
-
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
Paula Campbell Who Got Next? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who Got Next?
Gains in performance
93
DMX Grand Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Champ
88
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
77
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Z-Ro The Life Of Joseph W. McVey: Screwed & Chopped-A-Lot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Life Of Joseph W. McVey: Screwed & Chopped-A-Lot
Gains in performance
96
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
87
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Various Artists Tha Down Low Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Down Low
-
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
Andre Ward Steppin' Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Steppin' Up
78
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Gerald Levert Stroke Of Genius Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stroke Of Genius
84
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Freddie Jackson It's Your Move Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Your Move
79
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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