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Sales Data = TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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
Press Play
Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Bad Boy
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Diddy Press Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Press Play
Diddy
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:
AG | Bad Boy
2
Ruben Studdard The Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
3
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Jive/RCA
4
Ludacris Release Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Therapy
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
5
Lloyd Banks Rotten Apple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rotten Apple
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
6
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
7
Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
20 Y.O.
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
8
Hi-Tek Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Babygrande
9
Monica The Makings Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
10
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
11
Lionel Richie Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
12
Various Artists The Day Hell Broke Loose 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Day Hell Broke Loose 3
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | SwishaHouse
13
Xzibit Full Circle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Circle
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Open Bar
14
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
15
Chingy Hoodstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hoodstar
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Slot-A-Lot
16
Young Dro Best Thang Smokin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Thang Smokin'
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
17
Frankie J Priceless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Priceless
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
18
Danity Kane Danity Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Danity Kane
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
19
Robin Thicke The Evolution Of Robin Thicke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
20
Cherish Unappreciated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unappreciated
14  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Sho'Nuff
21
Lyfe Jennings The Phoenix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Phoenix
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
22
LeToya LeToya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LeToya
19  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
23
Silk Always And Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always And Forever
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
24
Sleepy Brown Mr. Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Brown
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Purple Ribbon
25
Sammie Sammie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sammie
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Rowdy/Universal Motown
26
Kenny Lattimore & Chante Moore Uncovered/Covered Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncovered/Covered
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity/LaFace
27
OutKast Idlewild (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Idlewild (Soundtrack)
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
28
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
20  Last
15  Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
29
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
23  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Block/Bad Boy South
30
Smokie Norful Life Changing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Changing
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
31
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
25  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
32
Christina Aguilera Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
29  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
33
Daz So So Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Gangsta
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
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
Peak
17  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
35
C-Murder The Tru Story... Continued Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Tru Story... Continued
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | TRU
36
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
31  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Downtown
37
Freddie Jackson Transitions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Transitions
34  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Orpheus | Hush
38
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic/J/Legacy
39
Boney James Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord
40
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
32  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
41
SPM When Devils Strike Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Devils Strike
26  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Street Level | Dope House
42
Method Man 4:21... The Day After Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4:21... The Day After
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
43
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
33  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
44
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
39  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
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
13  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Gospo Centric
46
Gladys Knight Before Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Before Me
Gladys Knight
28  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
47
Beenie Man Undisputed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Undisputed
38  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Shocking Vibes
48
Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Laugh Now, Cry Later
49  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
49
Unk Beat'n Down Yo Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beat'n Down Yo Block
40  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Big Oomp
50
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
44  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
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