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
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Gains in performance
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Destiny's Child Destiny Fulfilled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny Fulfilled
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Snoop Dogg R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
89
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
5
Chingy Powerballin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Powerballin'
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
6
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Ja Rule R.U.L.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.U.L.E.
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Fabolous Real Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Talk
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
9
New Edition One Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Love
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
2
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10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
3
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11
Ray Charles Ray (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray (Soundtrack)
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Nelly Suit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suit
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Trick Daddy Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
16
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
R. Kelly & Jay-Z Unfinished Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unfinished Business
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dana Owens Album
22
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Nelly Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweat
26
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
17
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Ying Yang Twins My Brother & Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Brother & Me
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Jill Scott Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
JoJo JoJo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
JoJo
50
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LL Cool J The DEFinition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The DEFinition
21
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Anita Baker My Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Everything
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Mos Def The New Danger Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Danger
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
29
R. Kelly Happy People/U Saved Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Happy People/U Saved Me
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Guerilla Black Guerilla City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerilla City
23
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hunger For More
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Michael McDonald Motown Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
34
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
28
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Crime Mob Crime Mob Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crime Mob
31
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
69
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
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
42
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Talib Kweli The Beautiful Struggle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Beautiful Struggle
38
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
36
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
39
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)
43
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Jadakiss Kiss Of Death Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Of Death
44
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
58
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Lil Wyte Phinally Phamous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phinally Phamous
27
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
44
Jacki-O Poe Little Rich Girl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Poe Little Rich Girl
30
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Jon B Stronger Everyday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stronger Everyday
32
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Joss Stone Mind Body & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Body & Soul
54
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Juvenile The Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Greatest Hits
37
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Michael Jackson The Ultimate Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Collection
Gains in performance
49
Smokie Norful Nothing Without You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Without You
62
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
50
The Alchemist 1st Infantry Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1st Infantry
39
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Teena Marie La Dona Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
48
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
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99
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
53
De La Soul The Grind Date Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Grind Date
33
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
54
JAY-Z The Black Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Black Album
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Terror Squad True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
True Story
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
56
Lil Wayne/Michael "5000" Watts Tha Carter: Screwed & Chopped Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter: Screwed & Chopped
Lil Wayne/Michael "5000" Watts
Gains in performance
57
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
58
The Game Untold Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untold Story
56
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
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
47
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Twista Kamikaze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kamikaze
59
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
61
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
41
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
62
213 The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hard Way
60
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Mase Welcome Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome Back
67
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Jin The Rest Is History Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rest Is History
71
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Donald Lawrence & Co. I Speak Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Speak Life
Donald Lawrence & Co.
64
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Vanessa Williams Silver & Gold Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Silver & Gold
Gains in performance
67
The O'Jays Imagination Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Imagination
46
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Luther Vandross Dance With My Father Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance With My Father
86
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Fred Hammond Somethin' 'Bout Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Somethin' 'Bout Love
94
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
B.G. Life After Cash Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life After Cash Money
63
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Prince Musicology Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Musicology
96
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Will Downing Christmas, Love And You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Christmas, Love And You
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Shawnna Worth Tha Weight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Worth Tha Weight
68
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
74
O'Ryan O'ryan Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
O'ryan
84
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Kierra '"KiKi" Sheard I Owe You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Owe You
Kierra '"KiKi" Sheard
97
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Dem Franchize Boyz Dem Franchize Boyz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dem Franchize Boyz
61
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
77
J Moss The J Moss Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The J Moss Project
57
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
78
I-20 Self Explanatory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Self Explanatory
51
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Vickie Winans Bringing It All Together Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing It All Together
49
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
80
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
91
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Angie Stone Stone Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Love
81
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
82
Lloyd Southside Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Southside
88
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Mobb Deep Amerikaz NightMare Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amerikaz NightMare
75
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Houston It's Already Written Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Already Written
-
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Ray Charles Ray Charles Celebrates A Gospel Christmas With The Voices Of Jubilation! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray Charles Celebrates A Gospel Christmas With The Voices Of Jubilation!
Gains in performance
86
50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
78
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
94
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Lalah Hathaway Outrun The Sky Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Outrun The Sky
73
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
100
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Shyne Godfather Buried Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Godfather Buried Alive
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Lil' Romeo Romeoland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Romeoland
-
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Boyz II Men Throwback Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Throwback
76
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
92
The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity 2
Gains in performance
93
Amel Larrieux Bravebird Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bravebird
83
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
94
G Unit Beg For Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beg For Mercy
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
Barry White The Best Of Barry White: 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Barry White: 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection
-
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Raven-Symone This Is My Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is My Time
-
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
8Ball & MJG Living Legends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Living Legends
98
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Beenie Man Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
66
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Teedra Moses Complex Simplicity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Complex Simplicity
74
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Raphael Saadiq Ray Ray Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
72
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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