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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam

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1
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
2
Teairra Mari Roc-A-Fella Presents Teairra Mari Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Roc-A-Fella Presents Teairra Mari
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:
IDJMG | Music Line/Roc-A-Fella
3
Mariah Carey The Emancipation Of Mimi Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Emancipation Of Mimi
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
4
R. Kelly TP.3 Reloaded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TP.3 Reloaded
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
5
Bow Wow Wanted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wanted
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
6
Various Artists Now 19 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now 19
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | The EMI Group/Universal/Sony Music/Zomba
7
Soundtrack Hustle & Flow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hustle & Flow
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
8
Ying Yang Twins U.S.A.: United State Of Atlanta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
U.S.A.: United State Of Atlanta
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
9
Mike Jones Who Is Mike Jones? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who Is Mike Jones?
12  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | SwishaHouse/Asylum
10
Babyface Grown & Sexy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grown & Sexy
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
11
Slim Thug Already Platinum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Already Platinum
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Star Trak/Geffen
12
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe 268-192 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe 268-192
11  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
13
Trey Songz I Gotta Make It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Gotta Make It
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
14
Kem Album II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Album II
18  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
15
Missy Elliott The Cookbook Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Cookbook
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | The Gold Mind/Atlantic
16
Keyshia Cole The Way It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way It Is
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
17
The Black Eyed Peas Monkey Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Monkey Business
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
18
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
19
Pretty Ricky Bluestars Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bluestars
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
20
Webbie Savage Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Savage Life
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Trill
21
B5 B5 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B5
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
22
Destiny's Child Destiny Fulfilled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Destiny Fulfilled
26  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
23
Boyz N Da Hood Boyz N Da Hood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Boyz N Da Hood
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy South/Bad Boy
24
Bobby Valentino Disturbing Tha Peace Presents Bobby Valentino Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Disturbing Tha Peace Presents Bobby Valentino
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
25
50 Cent The Massacre Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Massacre
27  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
26
Public Enemy Power To The People And The Beats: Public Enemy's Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Power To The People And The Beats: Public Enemy's Greatest Hits
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Def Jam/Chronicles
27
Common Be Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Be
24  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G.O.O.D./Geffen
28
Lil Rob Twelve Eighteen: Part I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Twelve Eighteen: Part I
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Upstairs
29
Various Artists Jermaine Dupri Presents... Young, Fly & Flashy Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jermaine Dupri Presents... Young, Fly & Flashy Vol. 1
23  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
30
Marques Houston Naked Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Naked
34  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | T.U.G./Universal Motown
31
John Legend Get Lifted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Lifted
33  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
32
Various Artists Ruff Ryders: Redemption Volume 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruff Ryders: Redemption Volume 4
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Ruff Ryders
33
Anthony Hamilton Soulife Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soulife
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atlantic
34
Cassidy I'm A Hustla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm A Hustla
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
35
Vivian Green Vivian Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vivian
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
36
Fantasia Free Yourself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free Yourself
36  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
37
Dipset Diplomats & DukeDaGod Present: More Than Music, Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomats & DukeDaGod Present: More Than Music, Vol. 1
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Diplomats
38
Ciara Goodies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goodies
38  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Sho'Nuff/Music Line/LaFace
39
Omarion O Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
O
40  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Epic
40
Raheem DeVaughn The Love Experience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love Experience
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
41
T.I. Urban Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Urban Legend
42  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
42
The Game The Documentary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Documentary
43  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aftermath/G-Unit
43
Amerie Touch Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Touch
46  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
44
Frankie J The One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The One
45  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
45
Ludacris The Red Light District Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Red Light District
49  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam South
46
Fat Joe All Or Nothing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Or Nothing
44  Last
Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Terror Squad/Atlantic
47
Birdman Fast Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fast Money
48  Last
Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money
48
The Game Untold Story: Volume II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untold Story: Volume II
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fast Life
49
Patti LaBelle Classic Moments Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Classic Moments
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul Classics
50
Soundtrack Tyler Perry's Diary Of A Mad Black Woman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tyler Perry's Diary Of A Mad Black Woman
54  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Rowdy/Universal Motown
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