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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
Living Legends
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMRG | Bad Boy
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
8Ball & MJG Living Legends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living Legends
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
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

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

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money Classics
4
D12 D12 World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D12 World
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
5
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
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
6
Mario Winans Hurt No More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hurt No More
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
7
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | NPG/Columbia
8
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
9
Patti LaBelle Timeless Journey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless Journey
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul Classics
10
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Columbia
11
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
12
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
13
Janet Jackson Damita Jo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damita Jo
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
14
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
12  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
15
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
17  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
16
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
18  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
17
Ghostface The Pretty Toney Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pretty Toney Album
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
18
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
20  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
19
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
20
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
21
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
21  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
22
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
24  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
23
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
23  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
24
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
14  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
25
Beyonce Live At Wembley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live At Wembley
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
26
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
30  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Magic Johnson/Geffen
27
Pete Rock Soul Survivor II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Survivor II
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rapster | BBE
28
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
28  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
29
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
27  Last
23  Peak
47  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
30
Tamia More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra
31
Various Artists Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits
33  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
32
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | New No Limit
33
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
29  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
34
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulful
34  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
35
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Khaotic Generation/Universal
36
JAY-Z The Black Album: Acappella Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album: Acappella
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
37
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
31  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul
38
Dilated Peoples Neighborhood Watch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neighborhood Watch
35  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | ABB
39
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
37  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
40
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Star Trak
41
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
41  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
42
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me: Chopped & Screwed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me: Chopped & Screwed
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Columbia
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
38  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
44
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
48  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
45
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
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
46
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
46  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
47
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
39  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
48
Lionel Richie Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
49
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
44  Last
Peak
79  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
79
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
50
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
42  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
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