TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Press Play
Diddy
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Ruben Studdard The Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return
Gains in performance
3
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
4
Ludacris Release Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Therapy
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Lloyd Banks Rotten Apple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rotten Apple
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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7
Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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8
Hi-Tek Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip
Gains in performance
9
Monica The Makings Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of Me
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
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11
Lionel Richie Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
12
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Various Artists The Day Hell Broke Loose 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Day Hell Broke Loose 3
Gains in performance
13
Xzibit Full Circle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Circle
Gains in performance
14
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Chingy Hoodstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hoodstar
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Young Dro Best Thang Smokin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Thang Smokin'
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
17
Frankie J Priceless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Priceless
Gains in performance
18
Danity Kane Danity Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Danity Kane
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Robin Thicke The Evolution Of Robin Thicke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Cherish Unappreciated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unappreciated
14
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Lyfe Jennings The Phoenix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Phoenix
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
22
LeToya LeToya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LeToya
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Silk Always And Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always And Forever
Gains in performance
24
Sleepy Brown Mr. Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Brown
18
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Sammie Sammie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sammie
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
27
OutKast Idlewild (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Idlewild (Soundtrack)
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
20
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Smokie Norful Life Changing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Changing
21
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Christina Aguilera Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
29
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Daz So So Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Gangsta
24
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
34
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)
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
35
C-Murder The Tru Story... Continued Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Tru Story... Continued
Gains in performance
36
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
31
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Freddie Jackson Transitions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Transitions
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
35
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Boney James Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
30
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
41
SPM When Devils Strike Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Devils Strike
26
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Method Man 4:21... The Day After Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4:21... The Day After
36
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
44
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
39
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Dave Hollister The Book Of David: Vol. 1 The Transition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Book Of David: Vol. 1 The Transition
37
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Gladys Knight Before Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Before Me
Gladys Knight
28
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Beenie Man Undisputed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Undisputed
38
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Laugh Now, Cry Later
49
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Unk Beat'n Down Yo Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beat'n Down Yo Block
40
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
44
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Cassie Cassie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cassie
41
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
52
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
53
Mike Watts Pandoras Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandoras Box
42
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
53
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Natalie Cole Leavin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
54
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Rihanna A Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Girl Like Me
46
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Busta Rhymes The Big Bang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Bang
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
58
The Roots Game Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Theory
43
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Pharrell Williams In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
48
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Too $hort Blow The Whistle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blow The Whistle
45
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Kelis Kelis Was Here Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kelis Was Here
56
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Various Artists The Day Hell Broke Loose 3 (Chopped & Screwed) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Day Hell Broke Loose 3 (Chopped & Screwed)
Gains in performance
63
DMX Year Of The Dog...Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Dog...Again
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
63
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Reyes Bros. Ghetto Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Therapy
59
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Tony Terry Changed! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changed!
61
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Thug Stories Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
51
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Donell Jones Journey Of A Gemini Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Journey Of A Gemini
64
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
71
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
101
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
John Legend Get Lifted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Lifted
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
95
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Aaron Neville Bring It On Home... The Soul Classics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bring It On Home... The Soul Classics
55
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Urban Mystic Ghetto Revelations: II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Revelations: II
58
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
73
E-40 My Ghetto Report Card Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Ghetto Report Card
60
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Anthony Hamilton Ain't Nobody Worryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Nobody Worryin'
62
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Pimp C Pimpalation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pimpalation
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Obie Trice Second Round's On Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Second Round's On Me
66
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtain Call: The Hits
91
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
78
Chamillionaire The Sound Of Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound Of Revenge
75
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Crunchy Black On My Own Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On My Own
67
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Ray Charles + The Count Basie Orchestra Ray Sings Basie Swings Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ray Sings Basie Swings
Ray Charles + The Count Basie Orchestra
50
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Avant Director Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Director
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Raheem DeVaughn The Love Experience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love Experience
72
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
83
DJ Khaled Listennn: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Listennn: The Album
79
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Heather Headley In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
69
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Kem Album II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Album II
82
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Soundtrack Step Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step Up
68
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Jamie Foxx Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
77
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
88
K-Ci My Book Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Book
76
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
89
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
92
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Keyshia Cole The Way It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way It Is
88
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Webstar Webstar Presents... Caught In The Web Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Webstar Presents... Caught In The Web
73
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Three 6 Mafia Most Known Unknown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Most Known Unknown
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Soundtrack The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift
85
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
83
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Sean Paul The Trinity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Trinity
84
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Triple Six Mafia Smoked Out Music: Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smoked Out Music: Greatest Hits
Triple Six Mafia
78
LAST WEEK
48
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Various Artists Crunk Hits Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Hits Vol. 2
90
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Mariah Carey The Emancipation Of Mimi Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Emancipation Of Mimi
86
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART
99
John Legend Once Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Once Again
Gains in performance
100
Cam'ron Killa Season Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Killa Season
80
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
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