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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
Best Thang Smokin'
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Young Dro Best Thang Smokin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Thang Smokin'
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
3
OutKast Idlewild (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Idlewild (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
4
Method Man 4:21... The Day After Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4:21... The Day After
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
5
The Roots Game Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Theory
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
6
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
7
Too $hort Blow The Whistle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blow The Whistle
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | $hort/Jive
8
Lyfe Jennings The Phoenix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Phoenix
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
9
Christina Aguilera Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
10
Cherish Unappreciated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unappreciated
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Sho'Nuff
11
LeToya LeToya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LeToya
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
12
Beenie Man Undisputed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Undisputed
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Shocking Vibes
13
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Block/Bad Boy South
14
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic/J/Legacy
15
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
11  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
16
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
13  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Downtown
17
Kelis Kelis Was Here Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kelis Was Here
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
18
Soundtrack Step Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step Up
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
19
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)
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
20
Pharrell Williams In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Mind
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
21
Cassie Cassie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cassie
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | NextSelection/Bad Boy
22
Obie Trice Second Round's On Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Second Round's On Me
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Shady
23
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
24  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
24
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
25
Busta Rhymes The Big Bang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Bang
22  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Aftermath/Interscope
26
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
28  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
27
DMX Year Of The Dog...Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Dog...Again
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
28
Rihanna A Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Girl Like Me
23  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
29
Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Laugh Now, Cry Later
27  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
30
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
32  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
31
E-40 My Ghetto Report Card Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Ghetto Report Card
30  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME
32
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
33  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul Classics/Def Jam
33
Pimp C Pimpalation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pimpalation
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Wood Wheel/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
34
DJ KaySlay & Greg Street The Champions: The North Meets The South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Champions: The North Meets The South
DJ KaySlay & Greg Street
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | DEJA 34
35
Various Artists Crunk Hits Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Hits Vol. 2
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
36
Cham Ghetto Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Story
25  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Madhouse/Atlantic
37
Donell Jones Journey Of A Gemini Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Journey Of A Gemini
34  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
38
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
40  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
39
Mike Watts Pandoras Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandoras Box
41  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Watts
40
Avant Director Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Director
42  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Magic Johnson/Geffen
41
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
43  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
42
Sean Paul The Trinity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Trinity
37  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | VP/Atlantic
43
Keyshia Cole The Way It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way It Is
38  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Interscope
44
Chamillionaire The Sound Of Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound Of Revenge
50  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
45
Prince Ultimate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ultimate
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
46
Kirk Franklin Hero Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hero
44  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Producer(s):
K.Franklin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Fo Yo Soul/Gospo Centric
47
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
48
Shawnna Block Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Block Music
47  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
49
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
45  Last
30  Peak
94  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
94
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruthless
50
Urban Mystic Ghetto Revelations: II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Revelations: II
54  Last
28  Peak
24  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | SoBe
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