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
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Like Father, Like Son
Birdman & Lil Wayne
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
John Legend Once Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Once Again
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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3
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
4
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Pitbull El Mariel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
El Mariel
Gains in performance
6
Ludacris Release Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Therapy
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
7
Diddy Press Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Press Play
Diddy
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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8
Lil' Boosie Bad Azz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
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9
Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
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10
Shareefa Point Of No Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Point Of No Return
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Ruben Studdard The Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Lloyd Banks Rotten Apple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rotten Apple
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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Gains in performance
14
Monica The Makings Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of Me
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Robin Thicke The Evolution Of Robin Thicke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
18
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Lionel Richie Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
17
George Benson & Al Jarreau Givin' It Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Givin' It Up
George Benson & Al Jarreau
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Cherish Unappreciated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unappreciated
22
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Jibbs Jibbs Feat. Jibbs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jibbs Feat. Jibbs
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
22
Chingy Hoodstar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hoodstar
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Young Dro Best Thang Smokin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Thang Smokin'
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Kelly Price This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Danity Kane Danity Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Danity Kane
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Boney James Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
45
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
27
Lyfe Jennings The Phoenix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Phoenix
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Gucci Mane Hard To Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard To Kill
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
29
LeToya LeToya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LeToya
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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30
Sleepy Brown Mr. Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Brown
27
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Christina Aguilera Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Smokie Norful Life Changing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Changing
26
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Beanie Sigel Still Public Enemy #1: Southern Remix Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Public Enemy #1: Southern Remix Mixtape
Gains in performance
35
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
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 WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Daz So So Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So So Gangsta
36
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
41
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
OutKast Idlewild (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Idlewild (Soundtrack)
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Coko Grateful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grateful
Gains in performance
41
8Ball Light Up The Bomb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Light Up The Bomb
Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
37
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
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
Gains in performance
46
Natalie Cole Leavin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
69
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Sammie Sammie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sammie
40
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
47
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
49
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
49
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Ice Cube Laugh Now, Cry Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Laugh Now, Cry Later
57
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
51
Hi-Tek Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip
32
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Gladys Knight Before Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Before Me
Gladys Knight
38
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
53
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Freddie Jackson Transitions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Transitions
46
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
56
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Cassie Cassie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cassie
59
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Mike Watts Pandoras Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandoras Box
54
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
58
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
50
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
60
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
97
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
61
John Legend Get Lifted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Lifted
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Pharrell Williams In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
58
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Beenie Man Undisputed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Undisputed
62
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
SPM When Devils Strike Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Devils Strike
44
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Method Man 4:21... The Day After Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4:21... The Day After
51
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Jim Jones Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product Of My Environment) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product Of My Environment)
Gains in performance
67
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
60
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Aaron Neville Bring It On Home... The Soul Classics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bring It On Home... The Soul Classics
64
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Anthony Hamilton Ain't Nobody Worryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Nobody Worryin'
68
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Rihanna A Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Girl Like Me
65
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Unk Beat'n Down Yo Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beat'n Down Yo Block
61
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Frankie J Priceless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Priceless
53
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Various Artists The Day Hell Broke Loose 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Day Hell Broke Loose 3
39
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtain Call: The Hits
80
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
Busta Rhymes The Big Bang Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Bang
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Reyes Bros. Ghetto Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Therapy
71
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
73
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
103
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Donell Jones Journey Of A Gemini Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Journey Of A Gemini
72
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Too $hort Blow The Whistle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blow The Whistle
67
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Flavor Flav Flavor Flav Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flavor Flav
Gains in performance
81
Xzibit Full Circle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Circle
52
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Urban Mystic Ghetto Revelations: II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Revelations: II
77
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Skant Bone 4 Seasonz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4 Seasonz
86
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Kelis Kelis Was Here Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kelis Was Here
66
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
85
DMX Year Of The Dog...Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Dog...Again
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
86
The Roots Game Theory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Theory
63
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Tony Terry Changed! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Changed!
75
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Pastor Troy And Criminal Manne Atlanta 2 Memphis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Atlanta 2 Memphis
Pastor Troy And Criminal Manne
Gains in performance
89
Keyshia Cole The Way It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way It Is
100
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Raheem DeVaughn The Love Experience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love Experience
87
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Heather Headley In My Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
83
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
92
DJ Khaled Listennn: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Listennn: The Album
90
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
E-40 My Ghetto Report Card Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Ghetto Report Card
81
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Thug Stories Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
76
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Silk Always And Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always And Forever
82
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Chamillionaire The Sound Of Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound Of Revenge
88
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
Jamie Foxx Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
92
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
Kem Album II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Album II
91
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
99
Pimp C Pimpalation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pimpalation
79
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Obie Trice Second Round's On Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Second Round's On Me
85
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
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