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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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Growing Pains
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen

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1
Mary J. Blige Growing Pains Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Growing Pains
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
2
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As I Am
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | MBK/J
3
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Confidential/Imani/Geffen
4
Jaheim The Makings Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of A Man
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Divine Mill/Atlantic
5
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
6
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's The Cool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's The Cool
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
7
JAY-Z American Gangster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
American Gangster
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
8
Birdman 5*Stunna Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
5*Stunna
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
9
Kirk Franklin The Fight Of My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fight Of My Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Fo Yo Soul/Gospo Centric
10
The-Dream Love/Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love/Hate
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
11
J. Holiday Back Of My Lac' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back Of My Lac'
14  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Music Line
12
Various Artists NOW 26 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 26
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | EMI/Sony Strategic Marketing Group/Universal/Zomba
13
Bow Wow & Omarion Face Off Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Face Off
Bow Wow & Omarion
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | T.U.G./Columbia
14
Mario Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Go
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 3rd Street/J
15
Scarface Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Made
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Rap-A-Lot 4 Life/Rap-A-Lot
16
Kanye West Graduation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graduation
12  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
17
Soulja Boy Tell'em souljaboytellem.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
souljaboytellem.com
11  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | ColliPark/Interscope
18
Jill Scott The Real Thing: Words And Sounds Vol. 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Thing: Words And Sounds Vol. 3
17  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hidden Beach
19
Drama Gangsta Grillz: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta Grillz: The Album
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
20
Elliott Yamin Sounds Of The Season: The Elliott Yamin Holiday Collection (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sounds Of The Season: The Elliott Yamin Holiday Collection (EP)
55  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
83
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hickory | NBC
21
Chrisette Michele I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am
18  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
22
Wu-Tang Clan 8 Diagrams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8 Diagrams
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Wu/Loud/SRC/Universal Motown
23
Gucci Mane Back To The Traphouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To The Traphouse
27  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Czar/So Icey/Asylum/Atlantic
24
Beanie Sigel The Solution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Solution
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
25
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
24  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
26
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Testament
30  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
27
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timbaland Presents Shock Value
29  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Blackground/Interscope
28
50 Cent Curtis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtis
25  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
29
Wyclef Jean Carnival Vol. II: Memories Of An Immigrant Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Carnival Vol. II: Memories Of An Immigrant
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | In Ya Face/Columbia
30
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
22  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Jive/RCA
31
Boyz II Men Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
32
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thirsty
40  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Verity
33
Common Finding Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finding Forever
37  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G.O.O.D./Geffen
34
Styles P Super Gangster (Extraordinary Gentleman) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Super Gangster (Extraordinary Gentleman)
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Phantom/D-Block
35
Trey Songz Trey Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trey Day
32  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
36
Amy Winehouse Back To Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Black
33  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
37
Ledisi Lost & Found Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost & Found
36  Last
10  Peak
19  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
38
Freeway Free At Last Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free At Last
49  Last
Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
39
Ghostface Killah The Big Doe Rehab Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Doe Rehab
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
40
Chingy Hate It Or Love It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hate It Or Love It
34  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
41
Angie Stone The Art Of Love & War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Love & War
38  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Stax
42
Hurricane Chris 51/50 Ratchet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
51/50 Ratchet
53  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Polo Grounds/J
43
Cassidy B.A.R.S. The Barry Adrian Reese Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B.A.R.S. The Barry Adrian Reese Story
47  Last
Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Full Surface/J
44
Chaka Khan Funk This Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funk This
44  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Burgundy
45
DJ Khaled We The Best Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We The Best
51  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Terror Squad
46
2Pac The Best Of 2Pac - Part 1: Thug Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of 2Pac - Part 1: Thug
41  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Amaru/Death Row/Interscope
47
Aretha Franklin Jewels In The Crown: Duets With The Queen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jewels In The Crown: Duets With The Queen
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
48
Sean Kingston Sean Kingston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sean Kingston
42  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Beluga Heights/Koch/Epic
49
Pitbull The Boatlift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boatlift
58  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | Famous Artist/Diaz Brothers
50
Ne-Yo Because Of You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because Of You
54  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
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