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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
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
Imprint/Promotion Label
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Jill Scott Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
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:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
2
R. Kelly Happy People/U Saved Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Happy People/U Saved Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
3
LL Cool J The DEFinition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The DEFinition
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
4
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
90
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
5
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
6
Mase Welcome Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome Back
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy/Fo' Reel
7
The Diplomats Present Jim Jones On My Way To Church Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On My Way To Church
The Diplomats Present Jim Jones
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
65
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
8
213 The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hard Way
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Doggystyle
9
Shyne Godfather Buried Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Godfather Buried Alive
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Gangland/Def Jam
10
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
Last
Peak
50  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
11
Pitbull M.I.A.M.I. (Money Is A Major Issue) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
M.I.A.M.I. (Money Is A Major Issue)
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Diaz Brothers
12
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
13
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
13  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
14
Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
16  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal Motown
15
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hunger For More
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
16
Various Artists Now 16 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 16
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Universal/EMI/Sony Music/Zomba
17
Mobb Deep Amerikaz NightMare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amerikaz NightMare
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Infamous/Jive
18
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
18  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
19
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
14  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
20
Jadakiss Kiss Of Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Of Death
17  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
21
Terror Squad True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Story
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal
22
Crime Mob Crime Mob Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crime Mob
22  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
23
B.G. Life After Cash Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Cash Money
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Choppa City
24
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
24  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
25
Beenie Man Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Shocking Vibes
26
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
28  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
27
Teena Marie La Dona Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
La Dona
30  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money Classics
28
Boyz II Men Throwback Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Throwback
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | MSM
29
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
32  Last
23  Peak
63  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
30
Teedra Moses Complex Simplicity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Complex Simplicity
25  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
31
Brandy Afrodisiac Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Afrodisiac
29  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
32
Lloyd Southside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southside
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
33
Houston It's Already Written Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Already Written
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
34
Angie Stone Stone Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Love
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
35
The Roots The Tipping Point Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Tipping Point
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Geffen
36
Boney James Pure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pure
40  Last
Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
37
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
34  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | NPG/Columbia
38
Baby Bash Menage A Trois Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Menage A Trois
41  Last
33  Peak
10  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VI | Dope House/Empire Musicwerks
39
Kevin Lyttle Kevin Lyttle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kevin Lyttle
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
40
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
35  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
41
JoJo JoJo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
JoJo
46  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Da Family/Blackground
42
The Beatnuts Milk Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milk Me
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rykodisc | Penalty
43
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
33  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Sucka Free/Columbia
44
D12 D12 World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D12 World
38  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
45
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
48  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
46
8Ball & MJG Living Legends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living Legends
42  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
47
Petey Pablo Still Writing In My Diary: 2nd Entry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Writing In My Diary: 2nd Entry
45  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
48
Various Artists Forever, For Always, For Luther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever, For Always, For Luther
49  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | GRP
49
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
57  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
50
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
63  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
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