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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
90
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
The Big Bang
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Aftermath/Interscope
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Busta Rhymes The Big Bang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Bang
90  Last
Peak
Weeks
90
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Aftermath/Interscope
2
Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Laugh Now, Cry Later
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
3
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Block/Bad Boy South
4
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Downtown
5
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
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul Classics/Def Jam
6
Rihanna A Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Girl Like Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
7
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
8
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
9
DJ Khaled Listennn: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Listennn: The Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Terror Squad
10
Chamillionaire The Sound Of Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound Of Revenge
10  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
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
11  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
12
Cam'ron Killa Season Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Killa Season
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Diplomatic Man
13
Teena Marie Sapphire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sapphire
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money Classics/Universal Motown
14
Avant Director Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Director
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Magic Johnson/Geffen
15
Jagged Edge Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jagged Edge
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
16
Jamie Foxx Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
27  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
17
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
24  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
18
Heather Headley In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Mind
19  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
19
E-40 My Ghetto Report Card Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Ghetto Report Card
20  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME
20
Yo Gotti Back 2 Da Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back 2 Da Basics
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Mouth Of The South/Inevitable
21
Dem Franchize Boyz On Top Of Our Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On Top Of Our Game
23  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
22
Various Artists NOW 21 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 21
21  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Universal/EMI/Sony Music/Zomba
23
Mobb Deep Blood Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood Money
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
24
Sean Paul The Trinity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Trinity
30  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
25
Fort Minor The Rising Tied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rising Tied
26  Last
25  Peak
17  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
26
Christina Milian So Amazin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Amazin'
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
27
LL Cool J Todd Smith Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Todd Smith
22  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
28
Urban Mystic Ghetto Revelations: II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Revelations: II
39  Last
28  Peak
13  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | SoBe
29
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
28  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
30
Bubba Sparxxx The Charm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Charm
25  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | New South/Purple Ribbon
31
Anthony Hamilton Ain't Nobody Worryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Nobody Worryin'
35  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
32
Keyshia Cole The Way It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way It Is
31  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
33
Various Artists Smack: The Album: Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smack: The Album: Volume 1
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Smack
34
Will Downing The Best Of Will Downing: 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Will Downing: 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Hip-O
35
Prince 3121 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3121
38  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | NPG
36
Mariah Carey The Emancipation Of Mimi Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Emancipation Of Mimi
33  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
37
Ghostface Killah FishScale Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FishScale
29  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
38
Kirk Franklin Hero Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hero
34  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Producer(s):
K.Franklin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Fo Yo Soul/Gospo Centric
39
Raheem DeVaughn The Love Experience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love Experience
45  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
40
The Black Eyed Peas Monkey Business Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Monkey Business
40  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
41
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtain Call: The Hits
42  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
42
Soundtrack Waist Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Waist Deep
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | RSMG
43
Da Muzicianz Da Muzicianz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Muzicianz
37  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | ColliPark
44
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
44  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
45
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
43  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
46
Uncle Luke My Life & Freaky Times Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life & Freaky Times
46  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Urban Box Office | Luke
47
Juvenile Reality Check Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reality Check
41  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | UTP/Atlantic
48
Jaheim Ghetto Classics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Classics
48  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
49
Paul Wall The Peoples Champ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Peoples Champ
47  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | SwishaHouse/Atlantic
50
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
51  Last
30  Peak
83  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless
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