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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
4
WEEKS ON CHART
The Documentary
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | Aftermath/G-Unit

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1
The Game The Documentary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Documentary
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath/G-Unit
2
John Legend Get Lifted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Lifted
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
3
Fantasia Free Yourself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free Yourself
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
4
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Crunk Juice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Juice
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
5
T.I. Urban Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Urban Legend
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
6
Geto Boys The Foundation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Foundation
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
7
Eminem Encore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Encore
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
8
Destiny's Child Destiny Fulfilled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny Fulfilled
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
9
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
11  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
10
Ludacris The Red Light District Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Red Light District
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
11
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

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

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
13
Mario Turning Point Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Turning Point
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 3rd Street/J
14
Do Or Die D.O.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D.O.D.
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Legion
15
Snoop Dogg R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
14  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Doggystyle/Geffen
16
2Pac Loyal To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loyal To The Game
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru
17
Ray Charles Ray (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray (Soundtrack)
24  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | WMG Soundtracks/Atlantic
18
Nelly Suit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suit
17  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
19
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
16  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | MTV/Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/Machine Shop
20
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2005 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2005
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Curb-Word/EMI CMG/Verity
21
Nas Street's Disciple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street's Disciple
22  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
22
Ashanti Concrete Rose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Concrete Rose
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
23
Cam'ron Purple Haze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Purple Haze
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
24
Trick Daddy Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets
21  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
25
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
23  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
26
Ray Charles Ray: More Music From (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray: More Music From (Soundtrack)
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | WMG Soundtracks/Atlantic
27
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
41  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
28
Gerald Levert Do I Speak For The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do I Speak For The World
29  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
29
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
28  Last
17  Peak
25  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
30
Soundtrack Coach Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coach Carter
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
31
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
50  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
32
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
31  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
33
Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dana Owens Album
26  Last
11  Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Vector/Flavor Unit
34
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
37  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
35
Jill Scott Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
38  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
36
Fabolous Real Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Talk
30  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Desert Storm/Atlantic
37
Ruben Studdard I Need An Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Need An Angel
33  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
38
Mannie Fresh The Mind Of Mannie Fresh Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Mind Of Mannie Fresh
25  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
39
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
43  Last
Peak
86  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
86
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
40
Ja Rule R.U.L.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.U.L.E.
39  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
41
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
32  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
42
The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity 2
34  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
43
Nelly Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweat
36  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
44
Various Artists Now 17 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 17
35  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI/Universal/Sony Music/Zomba
45
Chingy Powerballin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Powerballin'
40  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
46
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
44  Last
39  Peak
12  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless
47
Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
45  Last
11  Peak
32  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal Motown
48
Lloyd Banks The Hunger For More Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Hunger For More
42  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
49
Joss Stone Mind Body & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Body & Soul
47  Last
15  Peak
19  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | S-Curve
50
Paul Wall & Chamillionaire Controversy Sells Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Controversy Sells
Paul Wall & Chamillionaire
51  Last
50  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
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