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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
5
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
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

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

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
3
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
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
4
Fantasia Free Yourself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free Yourself
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
5
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Crunk Juice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Juice
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
6
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
48  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
7
T.I. Urban Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Urban Legend
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
8
Destiny's Child Destiny Fulfilled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny Fulfilled
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
9
Eminem Encore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Encore
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

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

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
11
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
11  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Sho'Nuff/Music Line/LaFace
12
Mario Turning Point Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Turning Point
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 3rd Street/J
13
Geto Boys The Foundation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Foundation
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
14
Snoop Dogg R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Doggystyle/Geffen
15
Ray Charles Ray (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray (Soundtrack)
17  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | WMG Soundtracks/Atlantic
16
Tina Turner All The Best Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Best
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
17
2Pac Loyal To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loyal To The Game
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru
18
K-Ci & JoJo All My Life: Their Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All My Life: Their Greatest Hits
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Geffen/Chronicles
19
Krayzie Bone Gemini: Good Vs. Evil Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gemini: Good Vs. Evil
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
iMusic | Ball'R
20
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
27  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
21
Nelly Suit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suit
18  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
22
Nas Street's Disciple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street's Disciple
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
23
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
19  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | MTV/Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/Machine Shop
24
Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dana Owens Album
33  Last
11  Peak
20  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Vector/Flavor Unit
25
Trick Daddy Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets
24  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
26
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
32  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
27
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2005 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2005
20  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Curb-Word/EMI CMG/Verity
28
Do Or Die D.O.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D.O.D.
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Legion
29
Ashanti Concrete Rose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Concrete Rose
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
30
Cam'ron Purple Haze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Purple Haze
23  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
31
Gerald Levert Do I Speak For The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do I Speak For The World
28  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
32
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
29  Last
17  Peak
26  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
33
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
25  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
34
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
31  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
35
Jill Scott Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2
35  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
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
36  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
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
37  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
38
Soundtrack Coach Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coach Carter
30  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
39
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
34  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
40
Joss Stone Mind Body & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Body & Soul
49  Last
15  Peak
20  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | S-Curve
41
Various Artists Now 17 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 17
44  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI/Universal/Sony Music/Zomba
42
T.I./Paul Wall Urban Legend: Chopped & Screwed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Urban Legend: Chopped & Screwed
T.I./Paul Wall
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
43
Beyonce Dangerously In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dangerously In Love
39  Last
Peak
87  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
87
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
44
Mannie Fresh The Mind Of Mannie Fresh Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Mind Of Mannie Fresh
38  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
45
Nelly Sweat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sweat
43  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
46
The Diplomats Diplomatic Immunity 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomatic Immunity 2
42  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
47
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
59  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
48
Ray Charles Ray: More Music From (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray: More Music From (Soundtrack)
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | WMG Soundtracks/Atlantic
49
Young Buck Straight Outta Ca$hville Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Ca$hville
41  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
50
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
46  Last
39  Peak
13  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless
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