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
WEEKS ON CHART
In My Songs
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Robin Thicke The Evolution Of Robin Thicke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
3
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Pretty Ricky Late Night Special Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Late Night Special
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Soundtrack Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls
16
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Akon Konvicted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Konvicted
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Mary J. Blige Reflections (A Retrospective) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflections (A Retrospective)
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Soundtrack Dreamgirls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamgirls
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Young Jeezy The Inspiration Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Inspiration
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
11
John Legend Once Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Once Again
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Mary J. Blige The Breakthrough Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Breakthrough
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Jill Scott Jill Scott Collaborations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jill Scott Collaborations
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
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
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Ciara Ciara: The Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ciara: The Evolution
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Nas Hip Hop Is Dead Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hip Hop Is Dead
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Birdman & Lil Wayne Like Father, Like Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like Father, Like Son
Birdman & Lil Wayne
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
19
JR Writer Diplomat Records And DukeDaGod Present: Writer's Block 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Diplomat Records And DukeDaGod Present: Writer's Block 4
Gains in performance
20
JAY-Z Kingdom Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kingdom Come
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Ludacris Release Therapy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Release Therapy
24
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Omarion 21 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
St. Elsewhere
46
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
24
The Game Doctor's Advocate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Doctor's Advocate
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Snoop Dogg Tha Blue Carpet Treatment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Blue Carpet Treatment
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Fantasia Fantasia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fantasia
21
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Chris Brown Chris Brown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chris Brown
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Christina Aguilera Back To Basics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Basics
40
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
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Gains in performance
30
Diddy Press Play Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Press Play
Diddy
31
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Trick Daddy Back By Thug Demand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back By Thug Demand
18
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Various Artists Eminem Presents: The Re-Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eminem Presents: The Re-Up
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Bow Wow The Price Of Fame Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Price Of Fame
27
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Lionel Richie Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
43
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Lil Scrappy Bred 2 Die - Born 2 Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bred 2 Die - Born 2 Live
28
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Lil' Boosie Bad Azz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
32
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Tamia Between Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between Friends
33
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
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
16
WEEKS ON CHART
39
T.I. King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Lyfe Jennings The Phoenix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Phoenix
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Elisabeth Withers It Can Happen To Anyone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Can Happen To Anyone
41
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Monica The Makings Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of Me
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Sunshine Anderson Sunshine At Midnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sunshine At Midnight
48
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
46
Soundtrack Dreamgirls: Deluxe Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamgirls: Deluxe Edition
45
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Project Pat Crook By Da Book: The Fed Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crook By Da Book: The Fed Story
37
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Jibbs Jibbs Feat. Jibbs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jibbs Feat. Jibbs
44
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
49
2Pac Pac's Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pac's Life
38
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Ginuwine I Apologize Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Apologize
Gains in performance
51
Fat Joe Me, Myself & I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Me, Myself & I
47
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Al Green The Definitive Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definitive Greatest Hits
50
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
54
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
49
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Unk Beat'n Down Yo Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beat'n Down Yo Block
55
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Jamie Foxx Unpredictable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unpredictable
72
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
57
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
58
Kelly Price This Is Who I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Who I Am
52
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Yung Joc New Joc City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Joc City
58
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
60
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
77
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Mary Mary Mary Mary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mary Mary
62
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
82
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
62
Ne-Yo In My Own Words Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Own Words
76
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
Styles P Time Is Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Time Is Money
54
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Ruben Studdard The Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return
60
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
65
DJ Clue DJ Clue?: The Professional 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DJ Clue?: The Professional 3
56
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Young Dro Best Thang Smokin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Thang Smokin'
51
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Gerald Levert Voices Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
-
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
68
Mos Def Tru3 Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tru3 Magic
63
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
69
J Xavier Young Prince Of Tha South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Young Prince Of Tha South
65
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Diana Ross I Love You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Love You
61
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Kirk Franklin Songs From The Storm, Volume I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Songs From The Storm, Volume I
59
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Cherish Unappreciated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unappreciated
68
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Sammie Sammie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sammie
69
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
74
India.Arie Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship
Gains in performance
75
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
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Smokie Norful Life Changing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Changing
71
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
77
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)
94
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Clipse Hell Hath No Fury Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell Hath No Fury
67
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter II
73
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Young Jeezy Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
82
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Shareefa Point Of No Return Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Point Of No Return
64
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
82
P.S.D. Tha Drivah, Keak Da Sneak & Messy Marv Da Bidness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Bidness
P.S.D. Tha Drivah, Keak Da Sneak & Messy Marv
Gains in performance
83
Gucci Mane Hard To Kill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard To Kill
83
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Anthony Hamilton Ain't Nobody Worryin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Nobody Worryin'
-
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Mike Watts Pandoras Box Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pandoras Box
74
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Freddie Jackson Transitions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Transitions
93
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Various Artists 15 Years On Death Row Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
15 Years On Death Row
92
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Kem Album II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Album II
96
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Danity Kane Danity Kane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Danity Kane
80
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Rihanna A Girl Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Girl Like Me
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Pitbull El Mariel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
El Mariel
79
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Janet Jackson 20 Y.O. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
81
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
93
George Benson & Al Jarreau Givin' It Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Givin' It Up
George Benson & Al Jarreau
-
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
-
LAST WEEK
83
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
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
85
LAST WEEK
58
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Ying Yang Twins Chemically Imbalanced Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chemically Imbalanced
90
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtain Call: The Hits
87
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
98
LeToya LeToya Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LeToya
95
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Ghostface Killah More Fish Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
97
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Various Artists Crunk Hits Vol. 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Hits Vol. 3
100
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
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