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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
Planet Earth
Imprint/Promotion Label
Legacy | NPG/Columbia
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Prince Planet Earth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Earth
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | NPG/Columbia
2
T.I. T.I. Vs T.I.P. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
T.I. Vs T.I.P.
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
3
Various Artists NOW 25 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 25
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal/EMI/Sony Music/Zomba
4
T-Pain Epiphany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Epiphany
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Konvict/Nappy Boy/Jive
5
Yung Berg Almost Famous: The Sexy Lady EP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Almost Famous: The Sexy Lady EP
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Yung Boss/Koch/Epic
6
Ne-Yo Because Of You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because Of You
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
7
Fabolous From Nothin' To Somethin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Nothin' To Somethin'
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Desert Storm/Def Jam
8
R. Kelly Double Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Double Up
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
9
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
10
Amy Winehouse Back To Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Black
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
11
Robin Thicke The Evolution Of Robin Thicke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
11  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
12
Chrisette Michele I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
13
Kelly Rowland Ms. Kelly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ms. Kelly
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
14
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
16  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Jive/RCA
15
Young Jeezy Presents U.S.D.A. Cold Summer: The Authorized Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cold Summer: The Authorized Mixtape
Young Jeezy Presents U.S.D.A.
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
16
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timbaland Presents Shock Value
18  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Blackground/Interscope
17
Musiq Soulchild Luvanmusiq Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luvanmusiq
20  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
18
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Strength & Loyalty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Strength & Loyalty
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Full Surface/Interscope
19
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
19  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
20
Tank Sex Love & Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Love & Pain
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Blackground/Universal Motown
21
DJ Khaled We The Best Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We The Best
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Terror Squad
22
Shop Boyz Rockstar Mentality Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rockstar Mentality
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | OnDeck/Republic
23
Diplomats Presents Freekey Zekey Book Of Ezekiel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Book Of Ezekiel
Diplomats Presents Freekey Zekey
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Diplomatic Man
24
Akon Konvicted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Konvicted
22  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Konvict/Upfront/SRC/Universal Motown
25
Fantasia Fantasia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fantasia
14  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
26
Lloyd Street Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Love
25  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | The Inc./Universal Motown
27
Eddie Levert Sr. & Gerald Levert Something To Talk About Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something To Talk About
Eddie Levert Sr. & Gerald Levert
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
28
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
24  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
29
Bobby Valentino Special Occasion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Special Occasion
27  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
30
Lil Boosie, Webbie & Foxx Survival Of The Fittest Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Survival Of The Fittest
Lil Boosie, Webbie & Foxx
28  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Trill
31
Carl Thomas So Much Better Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Much Better
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bungalo | Umbrella
32
Pastor Troy Tool Muziq Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tool Muziq
26  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SMC | Money & Power
33
Too $hort I Love The Bay Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Love The Bay
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Up All Nite
34
DMX The Definition Of X: Pick Of The Litter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Definition Of X: Pick Of The Litter
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
35
Ciara Ciara: The Evolution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ciara: The Evolution
37  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | LaFace
36
Young Buck Buck The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Buck The World
36  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
37
Layzie Bone How A Thug Was Born Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How A Thug Was Born
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo Thugs | Ghent
38
Joe Ain't Nothing Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Nothing Like Me
34  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
39
Elliott Yamin Elliott Yamin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Elliott Yamin
40  Last
11  Peak
19  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hickory
40
Tech N9ne Collabos Misery Loves Kompany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Misery Loves Kompany
Tech N9ne Collabos
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strange
41
Collie Buddz Collie Buddz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Collie Buddz
32  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
42
John Legend Once Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Once Again
48  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
43
Gerald Levert In My Songs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In My Songs
39  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
44
Tamia Between Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between Friends
47  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Image | Plus 1
45
Huey Notebook Paper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Notebook Paper
35  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | HiTz Committee/Jive
46
Young Jeezy The Inspiration Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Inspiration
43  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
47
Joss Stone Introducing Joss Stone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Introducing Joss Stone
42  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
48
Lil Wyte The One And Only Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The One And Only
46  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Hypnotize Minds
49
Rich Boy Rich Boy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rich Boy
50  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Zone 4/Interscope
50
Mims Music Is My Savior Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music Is My Savior
51  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
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