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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship (Bonus Track Edition)
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMRG | Universal Motown
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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India.Arie Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship (Bonus Track Edition) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship (Bonus Track Edition)
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:
UMRG | Universal Motown
2
Busta Rhymes The Big Bang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Bang
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Aftermath/Interscope
3
Shawnna Block Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Block Music
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
4
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Block/Bad Boy South
5
Tha Dogg Pound Cali Iz Active Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cali Iz Active
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Doggystyle
6
Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Laugh Now, Cry Later
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
7
Donell Jones Journey Of A Gemini Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Journey Of A Gemini
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
8
Ray Cash Cash On Delivery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cash On Delivery
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Ghet-O-Vision/Columbia
9
Rihanna A Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Girl Like Me
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
10
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
11
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Downtown
12
Field Mob Light Poles And Pine Trees Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Light Poles And Pine Trees
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DTP/Geffen
13
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
14
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
13  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
15
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
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul Classics/Def Jam
16
Kierra '"KiKi" Sheard This Is Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Me
Kierra '"KiKi" Sheard
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
17
Avant Director Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Director
16  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Magic Johnson/Geffen
18
Chamillionaire The Sound Of Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound Of Revenge
14  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
19
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
24  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
20
DJ Khaled Listennn: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Listennn: The Album
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Terror Squad
21
Soundtrack Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion
58  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
22
Three 6 Mafia Most Known Unknown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Most Known Unknown
12  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
23
E-40 My Ghetto Report Card Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Ghetto Report Card
22  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME
24
Cam'ron Killa Season Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Killa Season
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Diplomatic Man
25
Keyshia Cole The Way It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way It Is
38  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
26
Teena Marie Sapphire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sapphire
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money Classics/Universal Motown
27
Jamie Foxx Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
28  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
28
Heather Headley In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Mind
27  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
29
Various Artists NOW 21 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 21
26  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Universal/EMI/Sony Music/Zomba
30
Jagged Edge Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jagged Edge
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
31
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
50  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
32
Mariah Carey The Emancipation Of Mimi Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Emancipation Of Mimi
45  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
33
Yo Gotti Back 2 Da Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back 2 Da Basics
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Mouth Of The South/Inevitable
34
Sean Paul The Trinity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Trinity
30  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
35
Dem Franchize Boyz On Top Of Our Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On Top Of Our Game
25  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
36
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
29  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
37
Anthony Hamilton Ain't Nobody Worryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Nobody Worryin'
37  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | So So Def
38
Various Artists Reggae Gold 2006 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reggae Gold 2006
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP
39
Urban Mystic Ghetto Revelations: II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Revelations: II
34  Last
28  Peak
15  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | SoBe
40
Kirk Franklin Hero Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hero
40  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Producer(s):
K.Franklin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Fo Yo Soul/Gospo Centric
41
Mobb Deep Blood Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood Money
32  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | G-Unit
42
Fort Minor The Rising Tied Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rising Tied
36  Last
25  Peak
19  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
43
Raheem DeVaughn The Love Experience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love Experience
43  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
44
Christina Milian So Amazin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Amazin'
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
45
Soundtrack The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
46
Prince 3121 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3121
46  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | NPG
47
Bubba Sparxxx The Charm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Charm
31  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | New South/Purple Ribbon
48
LL Cool J Todd Smith Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Todd Smith
39  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
49
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
48  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
50
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
42  Last
30  Peak
85  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless
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