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
Living Legends
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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3
Teena Marie La Dona Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
4
D12 D12 World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D12 World
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Petey Pablo Still Writing In My Diary: 2nd Entry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Writing In My Diary: 2nd Entry
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Mario Winans Hurt No More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hurt No More
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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7
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
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8
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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9
Patti LaBelle Timeless Journey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless Journey
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
2
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10
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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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
25
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12
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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13
Janet Jackson Damita Jo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Damita Jo
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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14
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
15
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
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Gains in performance
16
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
18
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
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17
Ghostface The Pretty Toney Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pretty Toney Album
13
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
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18
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
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19
Carl Thomas Let's Talk About It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Talk About It
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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20
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
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21
Cassidy Split Personality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Split Personality
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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22
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
24
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
23
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
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24
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Beyonce Live At Wembley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live At Wembley
19
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Avant Private Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Private Room
30
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
23
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Gains in performance
27
Pete Rock Soul Survivor II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Survivor II
Gains in performance
28
Ludacris Chicken*N*Beer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicken*N*Beer
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
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27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
47
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30
Tamia More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More
26
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
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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 WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Master P Good Side   Bad Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Side Bad Side
25
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
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33
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
29
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
39
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34
Ruben Studdard Soulful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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35
Pastor Troy By Any Means Necessary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
By Any Means Necessary
32
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
36
JAY-Z The Black Album: Acappella Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album: Acappella
Gains in performance
37
Musiq soulstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
soulstar
31
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Dilated Peoples Neighborhood Watch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Neighborhood Watch
35
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
40
N*E*R*D Fly Or Die Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly Or Die
36
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
41
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me: Chopped & Screwed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me: Chopped & Screwed
Gains in performance
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 WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
46
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Joe And Then... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
And Then...
39
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Lionel Richie Just For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just For You
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Sean Paul Dutty Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dutty Rock
44
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
79
WEEKS ON CHART
50
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Monica After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
57
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
43
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART
54
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
82
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Beelow Thugz Gone Wild: The Album And DVD Movie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thugz Gone Wild: The Album And DVD Movie
Gains in performance
55
Chingy Jackpot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jackpot
53
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
56
dead prez RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta
66
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
52
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Kim Waters In The Name Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Name Of Love
51
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Van Hunt Van Hunt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Van Hunt
62
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
Theodis Ealey Stand Up In It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stand Up In It
76
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
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
50
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
62
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
55
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Young Gunz Tough Luv Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tough Luv
56
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Joss Stone The Soul Sessions (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Soul Sessions (EP)
47
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
60
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Eminem The Eminem Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Eminem Show
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
104
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
67
Various Artists Motown 1's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
63
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Eamon I Don't Want You Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don't Want You Back
49
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Elephant Man Good 2 Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good 2 Go
61
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2004 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2004
59
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Andre Ward Steppin' Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Steppin' Up
98
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
72
Smokey Robinson Food For The Spirit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Food For The Spirit
45
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Goapele Even Closer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Even Closer
77
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Lamont Dozier Reflections Of... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflections Of...
Gains in performance
75
Soundtrack The Fighting Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fighting Temptations
64
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Big Tymers Big Money Heavyweight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Big Money Heavyweight
72
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Stevie Wonder The Definitive Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definitive Collection
85
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Gerald Levert Stroke Of Genius Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stroke Of Genius
99
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
79
Anita Baker The Best Of Anita Baker Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Anita Baker
83
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
89
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Z-Ro The Life Of Joseph W. McVey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Life Of Joseph W. McVey
68
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Infamous Mobb Blood Thicker Than Water Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood Thicker Than Water Vol. 1
65
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender To Love
69
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Cypress Hill Till Death Do Us Part Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Till Death Do Us Part
79
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Freddie Jackson It's Your Move Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Your Move
100
LAST WEEK
45
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Adina Howard The Second Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Second Coming
82
LAST WEEK
76
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
94
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
NB Ridaz nb ridaz.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
nb ridaz.com
80
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Drag-On Hell And Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell And Back
-
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Too $hort Married To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Married To The Game
88
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity
Cam'Ron Presents The Diplomats
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Mary J. Blige Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
73
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
94
DMX Grand Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Champ
93
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
David Banner MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTA2: Baptized In Dirty Water
78
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Tonex & The Peculiar People Out The Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Out The Box
Tonex & The Peculiar People
Gains in performance
97
Westside Connection Terrorist Threats Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Terrorist Threats
84
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
98
CeCe Winans Throne Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Throne Room
67
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Jagged Edge The Ultimate Video Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Video Collection
75
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Turk Penitentiary Chances Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Penitentiary Chances
58
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
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