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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
Like Father, Like Son
Birdman & Lil Wayne
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Birdman & Lil Wayne Like Father, Like Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like Father, Like Son
Birdman & Lil Wayne
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:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
2
John Legend Once Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Once Again
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
99
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
3
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
4
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Jive/RCA
5
Pitbull El Mariel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
El Mariel
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
7
Diddy Press Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Press Play
Diddy
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
8
Lil' Boosie Bad Azz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bad Azz
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Trill
9
Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
20 Y.O.
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
10
Shareefa Point Of No Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Point Of No Return
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
11
Ruben Studdard The Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
12
Lloyd Banks Rotten Apple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rotten Apple
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
13
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
16  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
14
Monica The Makings Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of Me
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
15
Robin Thicke The Evolution Of Robin Thicke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
18  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
16
Lionel Richie Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
17
George Benson & Al Jarreau Givin' It Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Givin' It Up
George Benson & Al Jarreau
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Monster
18
Cherish Unappreciated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unappreciated
22  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Sho'Nuff
19
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
20
Jibbs Jibbs Feat. Jibbs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jibbs Feat. Jibbs
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Beasta/Geffen
21
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
24  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
22
Chingy Hoodstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hoodstar
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Slot-A-Lot
23
Young Dro Best Thang Smokin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Thang Smokin'
21  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
24
Kelly Price This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Gospo Centric
25
Danity Kane Danity Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Danity Kane
23  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
26
Boney James Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord
27
Lyfe Jennings The Phoenix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Phoenix
25  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
28
Gucci Mane Hard To Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard To Kill
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Big Cat
29
LeToya LeToya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LeToya
28  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
30
Sleepy Brown Mr. Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Brown
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Purple Ribbon
31
Christina Aguilera Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
31  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
32
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
30  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
33
Smokie Norful Life Changing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Changing
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel
34
Beanie Sigel Still Public Enemy #1: Southern Remix Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Public Enemy #1: Southern Remix Mixtape
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mojo Ink | Da Network/Teamgreen
35
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
34  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Block/Bad Boy South
36
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)
33  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
37
Daz So So Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Gangsta
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | So So Def
38
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
41  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
39
OutKast Idlewild (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Idlewild (Soundtrack)
29  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
40
Coko Grateful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grateful
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Light
41
8Ball Light Up The Bomb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Light Up The Bomb
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | 8 Ways
42
Kenny Lattimore & Chante Moore Uncovered/Covered Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncovered/Covered
35  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Verity/LaFace
43
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
37  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Downtown
44
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
43  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
45
Mobb Deep Life Of The Infamous... The Best Of Mobb Deep Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Of The Infamous... The Best Of Mobb Deep
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG/RMG/RMG/Sony Music | Legacy/Loud/RCA/Columbia
46
Natalie Cole Leavin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Leavin'
69  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
69
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
47
Sammie Sammie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sammie
40  Last
Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Rowdy/Universal Motown
48
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
47  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic/J/Legacy
49
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
49  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
50
Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Laugh Now, Cry Later
57  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
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