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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
45
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Unfinished Business
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
Imprint/Promotion Label
Zomba/IDJMG | Jive/Def Jam
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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R. Kelly & Jay-Z Unfinished Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unfinished Business
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba/IDJMG | Jive/Def Jam
2
Trick Daddy Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets
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:
AG | Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
3
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
4
Nelly Suit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suit
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
5
Mos Def The New Danger Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Danger
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rawkus/Geffen
6
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
7
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Sho'Nuff/Music Line/LaFace
8
Michael McDonald Motown Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown Two
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
9
Ray Charles Ray (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray (Soundtrack)
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | WMG Soundtracks/Atlantic
10
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
11
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
Last
Peak
58  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
12
Jacki-O Poe Little Rich Girl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poe Little Rich Girl
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Poe Boy
13
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
14
Guerilla Black Guerilla City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerilla City
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Czar
15
Anita Baker My Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Everything
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
16
R. Kelly Happy People/U Saved Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Happy People/U Saved Me
17  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
17
LL Cool J The DEFinition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The DEFinition
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
18
Nelly Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweat
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
19
Jill Scott Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
20
Lil Wyte Phinally Phamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phinally Phamous
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Hypnotize Minds
21
Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dana Owens Album
19  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Vector/Flavor Unit
22
Juvenile The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Greatest Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
23
De La Soul The Grind Date Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Grind Date
23  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | AOI/Sanctuary Urban
24
Jon B Stronger Everyday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stronger Everyday
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | e2/Sanctuary Urban
25
Talib Kweli The Beautiful Struggle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Beautiful Struggle
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rawkus/Geffen
26
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
24  Last
17  Peak
11  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
27
Crime Mob Crime Mob Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crime Mob
25  Last
11  Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
28
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hunger For More
34  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
29
Jin The Rest Is History Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rest Is History
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Ruff Ryders
30
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
26  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
31
The Alchemist 1st Infantry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1st Infantry
36  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ALC
32
Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
30  Last
11  Peak
18  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal Motown
33
I-20 Self Explanatory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Self Explanatory
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
34
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)
35  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Diaz Brothers
35
Wu-Tang Clan Legend Of The Wu-Tang: Wu-Tang Clan's Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Legend Of The Wu-Tang: Wu-Tang Clan's Greatest Hits
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Strategic Marketing Group | BMG Strategic Marketing Group
36
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
32  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
37
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
38  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
38
Roy Jones, Jr. Presents Body Head Bangerz Body Head Bangerz: Volume One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Body Head Bangerz: Volume One
Roy Jones, Jr. Presents Body Head Bangerz
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Body Head/Universal
39
Jadakiss Kiss Of Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Of Death
41  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Ruff Ryders
40
Teena Marie La Dona Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
La Dona
42  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money Classics
41
The Game Untold Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untold Story
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fast Life | Get Low
42
213 The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hard Way
28  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Doggystyle
43
Joss Stone Mind Body & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Body & Soul
43  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | S-Curve
44
Terror Squad True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Story
53  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal
45
Shawnna Worth Tha Weight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Worth Tha Weight
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
46
The O'Jays Imagination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Imagination
39  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | Music World/Sanctuary Urban
47
Smokie Norful Nothing Without You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Without You
37  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
48
Dem Franchize Boyz Dem Franchize Boyz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dem Franchize Boyz
40  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Tight 2 Def/Universal
49
Won-G Rage Of The Age Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rage Of The Age
63  Last
49  Peak
Weeks
63
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sanctuary | Real Sovage
50
O'Ryan O'ryan Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
O'ryan
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | T.U.G./Universal
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