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
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Growing Pains
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2
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
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3
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
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4
Jaheim The Makings Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of A Man
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
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5
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
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6
JAY-Z American Gangster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
American Gangster
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
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7
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's The Cool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's The Cool
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
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8
The-Dream Love/Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love/Hate
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
9
Birdman 5*Stunna Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
5*Stunna
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
5
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10
Kirk Franklin The Fight Of My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fight Of My Life
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
4
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11
J. Holiday Back Of My Lac' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back Of My Lac'
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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12
Scarface Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
13
Kanye West Graduation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graduation
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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Gains in performance
14
Mario Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
14
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
5
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15
Bow Wow & Omarion Face Off Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Face Off
Bow Wow & Omarion
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
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16
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
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
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17
Soulja Boy Tell'em souljaboytellem.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
souljaboytellem.com
17
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
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12
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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19
Drama Gangsta Grillz: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta Grillz: The Album
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
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21
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
30
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21
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timbaland Presents Shock Value
27
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
41
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Gains in performance
22
Boyz II Men Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA
31
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
23
Gucci Mane Back To The Traphouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To The Traphouse
23
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
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24
50 Cent Curtis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtis
28
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
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25
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
25
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
32
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26
Beanie Sigel The Solution Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Solution
24
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
5
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27
Wu-Tang Clan 8 Diagrams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
8 Diagrams
22
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
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28
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
32
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
8
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29
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
FutureSex/LoveSounds
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
70
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30
Wyclef Jean Carnival Vol. II: Memories Of An Immigrant Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Carnival Vol. II: Memories Of An Immigrant
29
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
6
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31
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Testament
26
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
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32
Ledisi Lost & Found Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost & Found
37
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
20
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Gains in performance
33
Amy Winehouse Back To Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Black
36
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Trey Songz Trey Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trey Day
35
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Ne-Yo Because Of You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because Of You
50
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
36
Angie Stone The Art Of Love & War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Love & War
41
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
37
Styles P Super Gangster (Extraordinary Gentleman) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Super Gangster (Extraordinary Gentleman)
34
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Freeway Free At Last Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free At Last
38
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
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Gains in performance
39
Chingy Hate It Or Love It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hate It Or Love It
40
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
4
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40
Sean Kingston Sean Kingston Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sean Kingston
48
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
24
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Gains in performance
41
Common Finding Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finding Forever
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Hurricane Chris 51/50 Ratchet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
51/50 Ratchet
42
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
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43
T.I. T.I. Vs T.I.P. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
T.I. Vs T.I.P.
54
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
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Gains in performance
44
Chaka Khan Funk This Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funk This
44
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
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45
Ghostface Killah The Big Doe Rehab Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Big Doe Rehab
39
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
46
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
43
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
47
2Pac The Best Of 2Pac - Part 1: Thug Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of 2Pac - Part 1: Thug
46
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
48
T-Pain Epiphany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Epiphany
57
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
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Gains in performance
49
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
47
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
50
DJ Khaled We The Best Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We The Best
45
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
31
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51
Will Downing After Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After Tonight
55
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
52
UGK Underground Kingz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Underground Kingz
53
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
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Gains in performance
53
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B'Day
51
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Jagged Edge Baby Makin' Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Baby Makin' Project
56
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Robin Thicke The Evolution Of Robin Thicke Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Evolution Of Robin Thicke
65
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
56
Akon Konvicted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Konvicted
58
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Pitbull The Boatlift Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Boatlift
49
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
58
2Pac The Best Of 2Pac - Part 2: Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of 2Pac - Part 2: Life
52
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Queen Latifah Trav'lin' Light Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trav'lin' Light
60
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Playaz Circle Supply & Demand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Supply & Demand
61
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Baby Bash Cyclone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cyclone
64
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Gorilla Zoe Welcome To The Zoo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Zoo
59
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Soundtrack American Gangster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
American Gangster
69
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Too $hort Get Off The Stage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Off The Stage
72
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
65
R. Kelly Double Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Double Up
62
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Project Pat Walkin' Bank Roll Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Walkin' Bank Roll
63
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
70
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Birdman & Lil Wayne Like Father, Like Son Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Like Father, Like Son
Birdman & Lil Wayne
66
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Luther Vandross The Ultimate Luther Vandross Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Luther Vandross
75
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Various Artists NOW Party Hits! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW Party Hits!
77
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Various Artists Crunk Hits Vol. 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Hits Vol. 4
68
LAST WEEK
57
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
72
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)
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Talib Kweli Eardrum Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
80
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Various Artists Cash Money Records: 10 Years Of Bling Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cash Money Records: 10 Years Of Bling Vol. 1
73
LAST WEEK
63
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
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LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Joe Ain't Nothing Like Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Nothing Like Me
87
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
77
Tank Sex Love & Pain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Love & Pain
81
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Rick Ross Rise To Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rise To Power
98
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
John Legend Once Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Once Again
95
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
80
The Notorious B.I.G. Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
86
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Fantasia Fantasia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fantasia
-
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Young Jeezy The Inspiration Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Inspiration
91
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Various Artists Midnight Soul: 'round Midnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Midnight Soul: 'round Midnight
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
85
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.
100
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
86
Rahsaan Patterson Wines & Spirits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wines & Spirits
-
LAST WEEK
42
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
Gucci Mane Trap-A-Thon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap-A-Thon
89
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Mary J. Blige Reflections (A Retrospective) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflections (A Retrospective)
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Yung Joc Hustlenomic$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hustlenomic$
82
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Joss Stone Introducing Joss Stone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Introducing Joss Stone
-
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
Tamia Between Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Between Friends
92
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Stevie Wonder Number 1's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Number 1's
-
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
93
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Corinne Bailey Rae
90
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Soundtrack Dreamgirls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dreamgirls
71
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART
95
Fabolous From Nothin' To Somethin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
From Nothin' To Somethin'
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Musiq Soulchild Luvanmusiq Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
97
Ayo. Joyful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Joyful
-
LAST WEEK
81
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
JAY-Z American Gangster Acappella Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
American Gangster Acappella
93
LAST WEEK
56
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Jodeci The Best Of Jodeci: 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Jodeci: 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection
Gains in performance
100
Rick Ross Port Of Miami Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Port Of Miami
96
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
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