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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
19
WEEKS ON CHART
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
[1]Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
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2
Pretty Ricky Late Night Special Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Late Night Special
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Soundtrack Dreamgirls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamgirls
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Akon Konvicted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Konvicted
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Young Jeezy The Inspiration Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Inspiration
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Jill Scott Jill Scott Collaborations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jill Scott Collaborations
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
16
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Mary J. Blige Reflections (A Retrospective) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflections (A Retrospective)
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Birdman & Lil Wayne Like Father, Like Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like Father, Like Son
Birdman & Lil Wayne
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
JAY-Z Kingdom Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kingdom Come
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Ciara Ciara: The Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ciara: The Evolution
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Nas Hip Hop Is Dead Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hip Hop Is Dead
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Tyrese (AKA Black-Ty) Alter Ego Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Alter Ego
Tyrese (AKA Black-Ty)
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Soundtrack Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Omarion 21 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Trick Daddy Back By Thug Demand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back By Thug Demand
20
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
John Legend Once Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Once Again
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Snoop Dogg Tha Blue Carpet Treatment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Blue Carpet Treatment
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Fantasia Fantasia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fantasia
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Various Artists Eminem Presents: The Re-Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eminem Presents: The Re-Up
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Ludacris Release Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Therapy
24
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
The Game Doctor's Advocate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doctor's Advocate
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Bow Wow The Price Of Fame Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Price Of Fame
26
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Lil Scrappy Bred 2 Die - Born 2 Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bred 2 Die - Born 2 Live
29
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
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)
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Diddy Press Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Press Play
Diddy
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Lil' Boosie Bad Azz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Tamia Between Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between Friends
33
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Monica The Makings Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of Me
40
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Lyfe Jennings The Phoenix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Phoenix
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
54
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Project Pat Crook By Da Book: The Fed Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crook By Da Book: The Fed Story
38
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
38
2Pac Pac's Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pac's Life
41
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Christina Aguilera Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
51
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
41
Elisabeth Withers It Can Happen To Anyone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Can Happen To Anyone
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
49
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
43
Lionel Richie Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
44
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Jibbs Jibbs Feat. Jibbs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jibbs Feat. Jibbs
42
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
45
Soundtrack Dreamgirls: Deluxe Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamgirls: Deluxe Edition
39
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
81
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
47
Fat Joe Me, Myself & I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me, Myself & I
50
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Sunshine Anderson Sunshine At Midnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sunshine At Midnight
35
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
48
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Al Green The Definitive Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definitive Greatest Hits
43
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Young Dro Best Thang Smokin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Thang Smokin'
59
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
Kelly Price This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
45
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Patti LaBelle The Gospel According to Patti LaBelle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Gospel According to Patti LaBelle
53
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Styles P Time Is Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time Is Money
46
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Unk Beat'n Down Yo Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beat'n Down Yo Block
65
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
DJ Clue DJ Clue?: The Professional 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DJ Clue?: The Professional 3
47
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
79
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
61
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Kirk Franklin Songs From The Storm, Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Songs From The Storm, Volume I
56
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Ruben Studdard The Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return
62
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Diana Ross I Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Love You
57
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
63
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Mos Def Tru3 Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru3 Magic
58
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Shareefa Point Of No Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Point Of No Return
69
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
J Xavier Young Prince Of Tha South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Young Prince Of Tha South
52
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Z-Ro Tha Omega Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Omega
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
67
Clipse Hell Hath No Fury Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell Hath No Fury
75
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Cherish Unappreciated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unappreciated
55
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Sammie Sammie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sammie
70
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
78
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
71
Smokie Norful Life Changing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Changing
72
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
72
Jamie Foxx Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
71
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
73
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
76
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Mike Watts Pandoras Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandoras Box
64
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Reyes Bros. Ghetto Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Therapy
77
LAST WEEK
59
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
85
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Kenny G I'm In The Mood For Love...The Most Romantic Melodies Of All Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm In The Mood For Love...The Most Romantic Melodies Of All Time
92
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Sean Price Jesus Price Supastar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jesus Price Supastar
60
LAST WEEK
60
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Pitbull El Mariel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
El Mariel
83
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
Danity Kane Danity Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Danity Kane
80
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
73
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Triple Six Mafia Prophet's Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Prophet's Greatest Hits
Triple Six Mafia
Gains in performance
83
Gucci Mane Hard To Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard To Kill
96
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor
84
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Various Artists Grand Hustle Presents: In Da Streetz Volume 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grand Hustle Presents: In Da Streetz Volume 4
74
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Freddie Jackson Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
Gains in performance
87
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtain Call: The Hits
94
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Pat Boone The Gold Label Presents: Pat Boone R&B Classics: We Are Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Gold Label Presents: Pat Boone R&B Classics: We Are Family
86
LAST WEEK
86
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
89
Prince Ultimate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ultimate
-
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
90
Ying Yang Twins Chemically Imbalanced Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chemically Imbalanced
88
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
91
Various Artists A Body + Soul Collection: Midnight Fire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Body + Soul Collection: Midnight Fire
67
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Various Artists 15 Years On Death Row Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
15 Years On Death Row
90
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Freddie Jackson Transitions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Transitions
82
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
94
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)
68
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
95
LeToya LeToya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LeToya
93
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Kem Album II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Album II
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
Ghostface Killah More Fish Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
87
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
98
Soundtrack The RZA Presents: Afro Samurai: The Soundtrack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The RZA Presents: Afro Samurai: The Soundtrack
66
LAST WEEK
66
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Coko Grateful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grateful
91
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Various Artists Crunk Hits Vol. 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Hits Vol. 3
89
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
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