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
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
R. Kelly Happy People/U Saved Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Happy People/U Saved Me
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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3
LL Cool J The DEFinition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The DEFinition
Gains in performance
4
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
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5
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
Gains in performance
6
Mase Welcome Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome Back
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
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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
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
8
213 The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hard Way
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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9
Shyne Godfather Buried Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Godfather Buried Alive
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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10
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
50
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Gains in performance
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)
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
13
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
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Gains in performance
14
Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
16
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
15
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hunger For More
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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17
Mobb Deep Amerikaz NightMare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amerikaz NightMare
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
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18
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
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Gains in performance
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 WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
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20
Jadakiss Kiss Of Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Of Death
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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21
Terror Squad True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Story
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
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22
Crime Mob Crime Mob Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crime Mob
22
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
B.G. Life After Cash Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Cash Money
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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Gains in performance
25
Beenie Man Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
23
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
28
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Teena Marie La Dona Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
30
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
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Gains in performance
28
Boyz II Men Throwback Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Throwback
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
63
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Gains in performance
30
Teedra Moses Complex Simplicity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Complex Simplicity
25
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Brandy Afrodisiac Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Afrodisiac
29
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
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32
Lloyd Southside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southside
21
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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33
Houston It's Already Written Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Already Written
27
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Angie Stone Stone Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Love
37
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
35
The Roots The Tipping Point Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Tipping Point
39
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
40
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
34
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Baby Bash Menage A Trois Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Menage A Trois
41
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Kevin Lyttle Kevin Lyttle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kevin Lyttle
31
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Juvenile Juve The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Juve The Great
35
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
37
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41
JoJo JoJo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
JoJo
46
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
The Beatnuts Milk Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
43
Lil' Flip U Gotta Feel Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U Gotta Feel Me
33
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
44
D12 D12 World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D12 World
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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45
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
64
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Gains in performance
46
8Ball & MJG Living Legends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living Legends
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Various Artists Forever, For Always, For Luther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever, For Always, For Luther
49
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
49
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
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Gains in performance
50
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
63
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
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Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
51
Devin The Dude To Tha X-treme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Tha X-treme
50
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Christina Milian It's About Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's About Time
52
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Fred Hammond Somethin' 'Bout Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' 'Bout Love
67
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Streetwize The Slow Jamz Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Slow Jamz Album
53
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Beastie Boys To The 5 Boroughs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To The 5 Boroughs
66
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Juvenile, Wacko & Skip The Beginning Of The End... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Beginning Of The End...
Juvenile, Wacko & Skip
60
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
58
T.I. Trap Muzik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Muzik
55
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
59
E-40 The Best Of E-40: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of E-40: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
43
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Monica After The Storm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After The Storm
51
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Various Artists Reggae Gold 2004 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reggae Gold 2004
56
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Deitrick Haddon Crossroads Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Anita Baker My Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Everything
Gains in performance
64
Patti LaBelle Timeless Journey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless Journey
64
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Various Artists Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped Vol. 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped Vol. 3
69
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
66
2Pac Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live
58
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Incognito Adventures In The Black Sunshine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Adventures In The Black Sunshine
78
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
The Isley Brothers Taken To The Next Phase (Reconstructions) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Taken To The Next Phase (Reconstructions)
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
70
DEL Go All Night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Go All Night
54
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Yukmouth Yukmouth Presents United Ghettos Of America Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Yukmouth Presents United Ghettos Of America Vol. 2
44
LAST WEEK
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Stevie Wonder The Definitive Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definitive Collection
88
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
J-Kwon Hood Hop Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Hop
72
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Ying Yang Twins Me & My Brother Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me & My Brother
73
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
-
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
80
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Darius Brooks Your Will Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Your Will
84
LAST WEEK
77
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Stephanie Mills Born For This! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born For This!
71
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Amel Larrieux Bravebird Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bravebird
77
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
-
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
98
WEEKS ON CHART
82
R. Kelly Chocolate Factory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chocolate Factory
83
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
82
WEEKS ON CHART
83
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
79
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Van Hunt Van Hunt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Van Hunt
93
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Wayman Tisdale Hang Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
76
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Slum Village Detroit Deli (A Taste Of Detroit) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Detroit Deli (A Taste Of Detroit)
61
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Kindred The Family Soul Surrender To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Surrender To Love
91
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Lil' Boosie And Webbie Gangsta Musik Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta Musik
Lil' Boosie And Webbie
87
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Mystikal Prince Of The South... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Prince Of The South... The Hits
70
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Regina Belle Lazy Afternoon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lazy Afternoon
98
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Mario Winans Hurt No More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hurt No More
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Kem Kemistry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kemistry
97
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Various Artists Roy Jones, Jr. Presents: Body Head Bangerz-Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Roy Jones, Jr. Presents: Body Head Bangerz-Volume 1
92
LAST WEEK
92
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Tonex & The Peculiar People Out The Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Out The Box
Tonex & The Peculiar People
100
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
The S.O.S. Band Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
62
LAST WEEK
62
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Nina Sky Nina Sky Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nina Sky
90
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Ricky Fante Rewind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
95
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Fiend Fiend Presents Go Hard Or Go Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fiend Presents Go Hard Or Go Home
Gains in performance
99
Young Buck & D-Tay Da Underground Volume One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Underground Volume One
Young Buck & D-Tay
-
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
100
Williams Sisters Power In The House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Power In The House
82
LAST WEEK
82
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
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