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
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2
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Once Again
[1]Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
Play
2
Lil' Boosie Bad Azz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
3
Shareefa Point Of No Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Point Of No Return
Gains in performance
4
Diddy Press Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Press Play
Diddy
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
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6
Ludacris Release Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Therapy
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
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7
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Jibbs Jibbs Feat. Jibbs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jibbs Feat. Jibbs
Gains in performance
9
Kelly Price This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
Gains in performance
10
Ruben Studdard The Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Lloyd Banks Rotten Apple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rotten Apple
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Gucci Mane Hard To Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard To Kill
Gains in performance
14
George Benson & Al Jarreau Givin' It Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Givin' It Up
George Benson & Al Jarreau
Gains in performance
15
Monica The Makings Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of Me
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Lionel Richie Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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18
Robin Thicke The Evolution Of Robin Thicke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Chingy Hoodstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hoodstar
15
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Young Dro Best Thang Smokin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Thang Smokin'
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Cherish Unappreciated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unappreciated
20
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Danity Kane Danity Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Danity Kane
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
28
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Lyfe Jennings The Phoenix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Phoenix
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Smokie Norful Life Changing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Changing
30
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Sleepy Brown Mr. Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Brown
24
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LeToya LeToya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LeToya
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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29
OutKast Idlewild (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Idlewild (Soundtrack)
27
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1
PEAK POSITION
10
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30
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
31
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1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Christina Aguilera Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
32
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Hi-Tek Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
33
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)
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
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26
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
3
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36
Daz So So Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Gangsta
33
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
36
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Gladys Knight Before Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Before Me
Gladys Knight
46
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Various Artists The Day Hell Broke Loose 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Day Hell Broke Loose 3
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Sammie Sammie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sammie
25
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
John Legend Get Lifted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Lifted
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
96
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
43
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
40
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
44
SPM When Devils Strike Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Devils Strike
41
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Boney James Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
39
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Freddie Jackson Transitions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Transitions
37
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
38
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
48
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
44
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
52
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
50
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
45
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Method Man 4:21... The Day After Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4:21... The Day After
42
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Xzibit Full Circle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Circle
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Frankie J Priceless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Priceless
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Mike Watts Pandoras Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandoras Box
53
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
50
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
54
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Laugh Now, Cry Later
48
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Pharrell Williams In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
59
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Cassie Cassie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cassie
51
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
64
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Unk Beat'n Down Yo Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beat'n Down Yo Block
49
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Beenie Man Undisputed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Undisputed
47
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
63
The Roots Game Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Theory
58
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Aaron Neville Bring It On Home... The Soul Classics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bring It On Home... The Soul Classics
71
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
Rihanna A Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Girl Like Me
56
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Kelis Kelis Was Here Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kelis Was Here
61
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Too $hort Blow The Whistle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blow The Whistle
60
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Anthony Hamilton Ain't Nobody Worryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Nobody Worryin'
74
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Natalie Cole Leavin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
55
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
70
DMX Year Of The Dog...Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Dog...Again
63
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Reyes Bros. Ghetto Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Therapy
65
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Donell Jones Journey Of A Gemini Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Journey Of A Gemini
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
69
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
102
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Busta Rhymes The Big Bang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Bang
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Tony Terry Changed! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changed!
66
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
76
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Thug Stories Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
67
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Urban Mystic Ghetto Revelations: II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Revelations: II
72
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
78
C-Murder The Tru Story... Continued Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Tru Story... Continued
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Pimp C Pimpalation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pimpalation
75
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtain Call: The Hits
77
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
E-40 My Ghetto Report Card Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Ghetto Report Card
73
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Silk Always And Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always And Forever
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Heather Headley In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
84
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Avant Director Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Director
81
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Obie Trice Second Round's On Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Second Round's On Me
76
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Skant Bone 4 Seasonz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4 Seasonz
Gains in performance
87
Raheem DeVaughn The Love Experience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love Experience
82
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Chamillionaire The Sound Of Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound Of Revenge
78
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART
89
K-Ci My Book Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Book
88
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
90
DJ Khaled Listennn: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Listennn: The Album
83
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Kem Album II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Album II
85
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Jamie Foxx Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Sean Paul The Trinity Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Trinity
95
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
Soundtrack Step Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step Up
86
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Shei Atkins The Lita Mae Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lita Mae Show
Gains in performance
96
Crunchy Black On My Own Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On My Own
79
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
97
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
80
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Three 6 Mafia Most Known Unknown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Most Known Unknown
92
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Cam'ron Killa Season Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Killa Season
100
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
100
Keyshia Cole The Way It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way It Is
90
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART
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