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Sales Data = TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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
10
WEEKS AT NO. 1
31
WEEKS ON CHART
Confessions
Imprint/Promotion Label
Zomba | LaFace

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1
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
2
Mos Def The New Danger Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Danger
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rawkus/Geffen
3
Nelly Suit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suit
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
4
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Sho'Nuff/Music Line/LaFace
5
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
6
Nelly Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweat
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
7
Guerilla Black Guerilla City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerilla City
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Czar
8
R. Kelly Happy People/U Saved Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Happy People/U Saved Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
9
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
12  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
10
I-20 Self Explanatory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Self Explanatory
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
11
Anita Baker My Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Everything
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
12
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
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
13
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
13  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
14
Talib Kweli The Beautiful Struggle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Beautiful Struggle
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rawkus/Geffen
15
Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dana Owens Album
17  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Vector/Flavor Unit
16
LL Cool J The DEFinition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The DEFinition
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
17
Jon B Stronger Everyday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stronger Everyday
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | e2/Sanctuary Urban
18
De La Soul The Grind Date Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Grind Date
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | AOI/Sanctuary Urban
19
Shawnna Worth Tha Weight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Worth Tha Weight
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
20
Crime Mob Crime Mob Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crime Mob
30  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
21
Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
24  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal Motown
22
Donald Lawrence & Co. I Speak Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Speak Life
Donald Lawrence & Co.
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity
23
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
24
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
22  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
25
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hunger For More
21  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
26
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
29  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
27
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
Peak
34  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
28
The O'Jays Imagination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Imagination
25  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | Music World/Sanctuary Urban
29
213 The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hard Way
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Doggystyle
30
Smokie Norful Nothing Without You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Without You
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
31
Dem Franchize Boyz Dem Franchize Boyz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dem Franchize Boyz
35  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Tight 2 Def/Universal
32
Mase Welcome Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome Back
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy/Fo' Reel
33
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)
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Diaz Brothers
34
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
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
35
Joss Stone Mind Body & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Body & Soul
27  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | S-Curve
36
J Moss The J Moss Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The J Moss Project
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Gospo Centric
37
Various Artists Now 16 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 16
43  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Universal/EMI/Sony Music/Zomba
38
Raphael Saadiq Ray Ray Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray Ray
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pookie
39
Jadakiss Kiss Of Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Of Death
37  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
40
Shyne Godfather Buried Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Godfather Buried Alive
34  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Gangland/Def Jam
41
The Alchemist 1st Infantry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1st Infantry
36  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ALC
42
Chaka Khan Featuring The London Symphony Orchestra Classikhan Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Classikhan
Chaka Khan Featuring The London Symphony Orchestra
46  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | AGU/Earthsong/Sanctuary Urban
43
Teena Marie La Dona Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
La Dona
38  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money Classics
44
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
39  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
45
Mobb Deep Amerikaz NightMare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amerikaz NightMare
40  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Infamous/Jive
46
Terror Squad True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Story
42  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal
47
Lloyd Southside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southside
41  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
48
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
50  Last
23  Peak
69  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
49
B.G. Life After Cash Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Cash Money
44  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Choppa City
50
JoJo JoJo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
JoJo
53  Last
10  Peak
17  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Da Family/Blackground
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