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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
11
WEEKS AT NO. 1
32
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
32  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
2
Nelly Suit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suit
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
3
Mos Def The New Danger Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Danger
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rawkus/Geffen
4
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
6
Lil Wyte Phinally Phamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phinally Phamous
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Hypnotize Minds
7
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
Last
Peak
57  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
8
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
9
Juvenile The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Greatest Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
10
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
13  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
11
Nelly Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweat
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
12
Jin The Rest Is History Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rest Is History
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Ruff Ryders
13
Guerilla Black Guerilla City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerilla City
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Czar
14
Anita Baker My Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Everything
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
15
Jill Scott Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
16
LL Cool J The DEFinition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The DEFinition
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
17
R. Kelly Happy People/U Saved Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Happy People/U Saved Me
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
18
Jon B Stronger Everyday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stronger Everyday
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | e2/Sanctuary Urban
19
Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dana Owens Album
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Vector/Flavor Unit
20
Talib Kweli The Beautiful Struggle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Beautiful Struggle
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rawkus/Geffen
21
O'Ryan O'ryan Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
O'ryan
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | T.U.G./Universal
22
I-20 Self Explanatory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Self Explanatory
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
23
De La Soul The Grind Date Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Grind Date
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | AOI/Sanctuary Urban
24
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
24  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
25
Crime Mob Crime Mob Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crime Mob
20  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
26
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
27  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
27
Bizzy Bone Alpha And Omega Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alpha And Omega
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bungalo | 7th Sign
28
213 The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hard Way
29  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Doggystyle
29
The Game Untold Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untold Story
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fast Life | Get Low
30
Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
21  Last
11  Peak
17  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal Motown
31
Shawnna Worth Tha Weight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Worth Tha Weight
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
32
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
26  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
33
Ray Charles Ray (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray (Soundtrack)
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | WMG Soundtracks/Atlantic
34
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hunger For More
25  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
35
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)
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Diaz Brothers
36
The Alchemist 1st Infantry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1st Infantry
41  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ALC
37
Smokie Norful Nothing Without You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Without You
30  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
38
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
34  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
39
The O'Jays Imagination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Imagination
28  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | Music World/Sanctuary Urban
40
Dem Franchize Boyz Dem Franchize Boyz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dem Franchize Boyz
31  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Tight 2 Def/Universal
41
Jadakiss Kiss Of Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Of Death
39  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
42
Teena Marie La Dona Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
La Dona
43  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money Classics
43
Joss Stone Mind Body & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Body & Soul
35  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | S-Curve
44
Mase Welcome Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome Back
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy/Fo' Reel
45
R. Kelly & Jay-Z Unfinished Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unfinished Business
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba/IDJMG | Jive/Def Jam
46
Shyne Godfather Buried Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Godfather Buried Alive
40  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Gangland/Def Jam
47
J Moss The J Moss Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The J Moss Project
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Gospo Centric
48
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
44  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
49
Donald Lawrence & Co. I Speak Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Speak Life
Donald Lawrence & Co.
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity
50
Lloyd Southside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southside
47  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
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