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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
99
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Once Again
Imprint/Promotion Label
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
John Legend Once Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Once Again
99  Last
Peak
Weeks
99
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
2
Lil' Boosie Bad Azz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Azz
Last
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Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Trill
3
Shareefa Point Of No Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Point Of No Return
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
Diddy Press Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Press Play
Diddy
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
5
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Jive/RCA
6
Ludacris Release Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Therapy
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
7
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
8
Jibbs Jibbs Feat. Jibbs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jibbs Feat. Jibbs
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Beasta/Geffen
9
Kelly Price This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Gospo Centric
10
Ruben Studdard The Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
11
Lloyd Banks Rotten Apple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rotten Apple
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
12
Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
20 Y.O.
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
13
Gucci Mane Hard To Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard To Kill
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Big Cat
14
George Benson & Al Jarreau Givin' It Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Givin' It Up
George Benson & Al Jarreau
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Monster
15
Monica The Makings Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
16
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
17
Lionel Richie Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
18
Robin Thicke The Evolution Of Robin Thicke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
19
Chingy Hoodstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hoodstar
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Slot-A-Lot
20
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
21
Young Dro Best Thang Smokin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Thang Smokin'
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
22
Cherish Unappreciated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unappreciated
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Sho'Nuff
23
Danity Kane Danity Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Danity Kane
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
24
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
28  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
25
Lyfe Jennings The Phoenix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Phoenix
21  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
26
Smokie Norful Life Changing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Changing
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
27
Sleepy Brown Mr. Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Brown
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Purple Ribbon
28
LeToya LeToya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LeToya
22  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
29
OutKast Idlewild (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Idlewild (Soundtrack)
27  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
30
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
31  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
31
Christina Aguilera Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
32  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
32
Hi-Tek Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Babygrande
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
Peak
18  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
34
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
29  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Block/Bad Boy South
35
Kenny Lattimore & Chante Moore Uncovered/Covered Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncovered/Covered
26  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity/LaFace
36
Daz So So Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Gangsta
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
37
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
36  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Downtown
38
Gladys Knight Before Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Before Me
Gladys Knight
46  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
39
Various Artists The Day Hell Broke Loose 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Day Hell Broke Loose 3
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | SwishaHouse
40
Sammie Sammie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sammie
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Rowdy/Universal Motown
41
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
43  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
42
John Legend Get Lifted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Lifted
70  Last
Peak
96  Weeks
70
LAST WEEK
70
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
96
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
43
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
40  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
44
SPM When Devils Strike Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Devils Strike
41  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Street Level | Dope House
45
Boney James Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord
46
Freddie Jackson Transitions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Transitions
37  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Orpheus | Hush
47
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
38  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic/J/Legacy
48
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
44  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
49
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
52  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
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
13  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Gospo Centric
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