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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
O
Imprint/Promotion Label
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Omarion O Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
O
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
2
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
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath/G-Unit
3
John Legend Get Lifted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Lifted
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
5
T.I. Urban Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Urban Legend
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
6
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Crunk Juice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Juice
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
7
Ludacris The Red Light District Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Red Light District
11  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
8
Usher Confessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
50  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
9
Eminem Encore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Encore
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady/Aftermath
10
Brian McKnight Gemini Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gemini
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Motown
11
Ray Charles Genius Loves Company Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Genius Loves Company
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
12
Destiny's Child Destiny Fulfilled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny Fulfilled
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
13
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
14  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Sho'Nuff/Music Line/LaFace
14
Mario Turning Point Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Turning Point
13  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 3rd Street/J
15
Tru The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Truth
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | New No Limit
16
Ray Charles Ray (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray (Soundtrack)
15  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | WMG Soundtracks/Atlantic
17
Snoop Dogg R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
17  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Doggystyle/Geffen
18
Layzie Bone And Bizzy Bone Bone Brothers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bone Brothers
Layzie Bone And Bizzy Bone
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Mo Thugs/7th Sign
19
Geto Boys The Foundation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Foundation
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
20
2Pac Loyal To The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loyal To The Game
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Amaru
21
Alicia Keys The Diary Of Alicia Keys Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Diary Of Alicia Keys
12  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
22
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
26  Last
17  Peak
28  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
23
Nas Street's Disciple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street's Disciple
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ill Will/Columbia
24
Trick Daddy Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Matrimony: Married To The Streets
25  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
25
Various Artists WOW Gospel 2005 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel 2005
30  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Curb-Word/EMI CMG/Verity
26
Nelly Suit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Suit
22  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Fo' Reel
27
Cam'ron Purple Haze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Purple Haze
27  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
28
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
32  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | BME/Reprise
29
Tina Turner All The Best Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All The Best
28  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
30
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
23  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | MTV/Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam/Machine Shop
31
Joss Stone Mind Body & Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mind Body & Soul
24  Last
15  Peak
22  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | S-Curve
32
Anthony Hamilton Comin' From Where I'm From Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Comin' From Where I'm From
29  Last
Peak
75  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
33
Ashanti Concrete Rose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Concrete Rose
31  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
34
BeBe Winans Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dream
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Still Waters/TMG
35
Queen Latifah The Dana Owens Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dana Owens Album
18  Last
11  Peak
22  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Vector/Flavor Unit
36
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
41  Last
36  Peak
15  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless
37
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
26  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hidden Beach/Epic
38
Kanye West The College Dropout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The College Dropout
16  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
39
Benzino Arch Nemesis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Arch Nemesis
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Musicrama | Zno
40
Akon Trouble Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trouble
51  Last
11  Peak
35  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal Motown
41
Soundtrack Hitch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hitch
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
72
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
42
Lil Wayne Tha Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter
37  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
43
Ruben Studdard I Need An Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Need An Angel
40  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
44
Gerald Levert Do I Speak For The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Do I Speak For The World
36  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
45
K-Ci & JoJo All My Life: Their Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All My Life: Their Greatest Hits
33  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Geffen/Chronicles
46
Do Or Die D.O.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D.O.D.
34  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Legion
47
Ja Rule R.U.L.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.U.L.E.
49  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Inc./Def Jam
48
Various Artists Now 17 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 17
44  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI/Universal/Sony Music/Zomba
49
Fabolous Real Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Real Talk
39  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Desert Storm/Atlantic
50
Smokie Norful Nothing Without You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Without You
59  Last
15  Peak
21  Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
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