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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
55
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Killa Season
Imprint/Promotion Label
Asylum | Diplomatic Man
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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Cam'ron Killa Season Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Killa Season
55  Last
Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Diplomatic Man
2
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley Baby Makin' Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Baby Makin' Music
The Isley Brothers Featuring Ronald Isley
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul Classics/Def Jam
3
Christina Milian So Amazin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Amazin'
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
4
Jagged Edge Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jagged Edge
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
5
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
6
Avant Director Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Director
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Magic Johnson/Geffen
7
Teena Marie Sapphire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sapphire
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money Classics/Universal Motown
8
Rihanna A Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Girl Like Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
9
Mobb Deep Blood Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood Money
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
10
Chamillionaire The Sound Of Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound Of Revenge
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
11
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
12
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
10  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
13
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Downtown
14
Various Artists NOW 21 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 21
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Universal/EMI/Sony Music/Zomba
15
Heather Headley In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Mind
14  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
16
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
18  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
17
Jamie Foxx Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
15  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
18
Dem Franchize Boyz On Top Of Our Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On Top Of Our Game
20  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
19
LL Cool J Todd Smith Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Todd Smith
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
20
Bubba Sparxxx The Charm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Charm
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | New South/Purple Ribbon
21
Keyshia Cole The Way It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way It Is
16  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
22
Sean Paul The Trinity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Trinity
17  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
23
Ghostface Killah FishScale Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FishScale
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
24
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
21  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
25
E-40 My Ghetto Report Card Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Ghetto Report Card
25  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME
26
Anthony Hamilton Ain't Nobody Worryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Nobody Worryin'
23  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
27
Juvenile Reality Check Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reality Check
32  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | UTP/Atlantic
28
Fort Minor The Rising Tied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rising Tied
29  Last
28  Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
29
Prince 3121 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3121
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | NPG
30
Jaheim Ghetto Classics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Classics
26  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
31
Kirk Franklin Hero Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hero
27  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Producer(s):
K.Franklin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Fo Yo Soul/Gospo Centric
32
Mariah Carey The Emancipation Of Mimi Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Emancipation Of Mimi
28  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
33
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
37  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
34
Three 6 Mafia Most Known Unknown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Most Known Unknown
34  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
35
B.G. The Heart Of Tha Streetz, Vol. 2 (I Am What I Am) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heart Of Tha Streetz, Vol. 2 (I Am What I Am)
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Choppa City
36
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtain Call: The Hits
36  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
37
Soundtrack Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion
33  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
38
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
31  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
39
Urban Mystic Ghetto Revelations: II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Revelations: II
38  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | SoBe
40
Uncle Luke My Life & Freaky Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life & Freaky Times
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Urban Box Office | Luke
41
Paul Wall The Peoples Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Peoples Champ
41  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | SwishaHouse/Atlantic
42
The Black Eyed Peas Monkey Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Monkey Business
39  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
43
Cam'Ron Presents Dukedagod Dipset: The Movement Moves On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dipset: The Movement Moves On
Cam'Ron Presents Dukedagod
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Diplomatic Man
44
John Legend Get Lifted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Lifted
58  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
45
Pastor Troy Stay Tru Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stay Tru
40  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMC | Money And The Power/845
46
Amel Larrieux Morning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Morning
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blisslife
47
T-Pain Rappa Ternt Sanga Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rappa Ternt Sanga
45  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Konvict/Jive
48
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
46  Last
30  Peak
79  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
79
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless
49
Raheem DeVaughn The Love Experience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love Experience
56  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
50
The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Duets: The Final Chapter
49  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
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