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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Urban Legend
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
T.I. Urban Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Urban Legend
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
2
Nas Street's Disciple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street's Disciple
72  Last
Peak
Weeks
72
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
3
Jay-Z/Linkin Park MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents: Collision Course Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents: Collision Course
Jay-Z/Linkin Park
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | MTV/Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/Machine Shop
4
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Crunk Juice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Juice
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
5
Eminem Encore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Encore
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
6
Destiny's Child Destiny Fulfilled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny Fulfilled
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
7
Gerald Levert Do I Speak For The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do I Speak For The World
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
8
Fantasia Free Yourself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free Yourself
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
9
Snoop Dogg R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Doggystyle/Geffen
10
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
38  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
11
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Sho'Nuff/Music Line/LaFace
12
Nelly Suit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suit
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
13
Various Artists Now 17 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 17
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI/Universal/Sony Music/Zomba
14
Ja Rule R.U.L.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.U.L.E.
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
15
Ruben Studdard I Need An Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Need An Angel
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
16
The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
92
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
17
Ray Charles Ray (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray (Soundtrack)
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | WMG Soundtracks/Atlantic
18
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
19  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
19
Chingy Powerballin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Powerballin'
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
20
Trick Daddy Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
21
Fabolous Real Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Talk
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Desert Storm/Atlantic
22
New Edition One Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Love
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
23
Nelly Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweat
20  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
24
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
22  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
25
Jill Scott Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
28  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
26
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
24  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
27
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
26  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
28
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
29  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
29
JoJo JoJo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
JoJo
27  Last
10  Peak
24  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Da Family/Blackground
30
R. Kelly & Jay-Z Unfinished Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unfinished Business
R. Kelly & Jay-Z
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba/IDJMG | Jive/Def Jam
31
Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dana Owens Album
30  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Vector/Flavor Unit
32
Ying Yang Twins My Brother & Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Brother & Me
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
33
Kenny G At Last... The Duets Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
At Last... The Duets Album
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
34
LL Cool J The DEFinition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The DEFinition
33  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
35
Anita Baker My Everything Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Everything
31  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
36
R. Kelly Happy People/U Saved Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Happy People/U Saved Me
34  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
37
Michael McDonald Motown Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown Two
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
38
Various Artists Bad Boy's R&B Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Boy's R&B Hits
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Bad Boy
39
Mos Def The New Danger Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Danger
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rawkus/Geffen
40
Guerilla Black Guerilla City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guerilla City
38  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Czar
41
Will Downing Christmas, Love And You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Christmas, Love And You
53  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | GRP
42
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hunger For More
36  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
43
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!
67  Last
43  Peak
Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
85
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy | Urban Works
44
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
25  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
45
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
37  Last
17  Peak
16  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
46
Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
40  Last
11  Peak
23  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal Motown
47
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elephunk
44  Last
23  Peak
76  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M
48
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)
41  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Diaz Brothers
49
Various Artists Now 16 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 16
42  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Universal/EMI/Sony Music/Zomba
50
Urban Mystic Ghetto Revelations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Revelations
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | SoBe
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