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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
Lyfe Change
Imprint/Promotion Label
Sony Music | Columbia
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe Change Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe Change
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:
Sony Music | Columbia
2
Mariah Carey E=MC2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E=MC2
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
3
The Roots Rising Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rising Down
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
4
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trilla
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
5
Lil Mama VYP: Voice Of The Young People Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
VYP: Voice Of The Young People
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Familiar Faces/Jive
6
Estelle Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Home School/Atlantic
7
Mary J. Blige Growing Pains Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Growing Pains
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
8
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thirsty
11  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Verity
9
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Confidential/Imani/Geffen
10
Raheem DeVaughn Love Behind The Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Behind The Melody
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
11
The-Dream Love/Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love/Hate
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
12
Trina Still Da Baddest Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Da Baddest
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
13
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As I Am
17  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | MBK/J
14
Snoop Dogg Ego Trippin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ego Trippin
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Doggystyle/Geffen
15
Ray J All I Feel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Feel
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | DEJA 34/Knockout/Epic
16
Danity Kane Welcome To The Dollhouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Dollhouse
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
17
DAY26 DAY26 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DAY26
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
18
Brian Culbertson Bringing Back The Funk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bringing Back The Funk
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | GRP
19
Flo Rida Mail On Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mail On Sunday
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
20
Shawty Lo Units In The City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Units In The City
21  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | D4L
21
Various Artists NOW 27 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 27
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | EMI/Universal/Zomba
22
Prodigy H.N.I.C. Pt. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
H.N.I.C. Pt. 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vox | AAO
23
Erykah Badu New Amerykah: Part One (4th World War) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Amerykah: Part One (4th World War)
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
24
Jaheim The Makings Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of A Man
22  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Divine Mill/Atlantic
25
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's The Cool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's The Cool
27  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
26
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
26  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
27
Scarface The Best Of Scarface Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Scarface
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot
28
Ledisi Lost & Found Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost & Found
23  Last
10  Peak
36  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
29
Janet Discipline Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Discipline
25  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
30
Rocko Self-Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Self-Made
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Rocky Road/Island Urban
31
Webbie Savage Life 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Savage Life 2
24  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Trill/Asylum/Atlantic
32
Amy Winehouse Back To Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Black
30  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
33
MJG MJG : Pimp Tight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MJG : Pimp Tight
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Real Talk
34
Atmosphere When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ILG | Rhymesayers
35
Gnarls Barkley The Odd Couple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Odd Couple
34  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Downtown/Atlantic
36
Bizzy Bone A Song For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Song For You
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
After Platinum
37
Mario Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Go
33  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 3rd Street/J
38
CeCe Winans Thy Kingdom Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thy Kingdom Come
31  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel | PureSprings Gospel
39
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
32  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
40
Kirk Franklin The Fight Of My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fight Of My Life
41  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Fo Yo Soul/Gospo Centric
41
Ne-Yo Because Of You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because Of You
56  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
42
JAY-Z American Gangster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
American Gangster
35  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
43
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Testament
38  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
44
Chrisette Michele I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am
40  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
45
Tiffany Evans Tiffany Evans Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tiffany Evans
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
46
Trey Songz Trey Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trey Day
36  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
47
9th Wonder & Buckshot The Formula Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Formula
9th Wonder & Buckshot
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Duck Down
48
Kanye West Graduation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graduation
43  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
49
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
42  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hidden Beach
50
J. Holiday Back Of My Lac' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back Of My Lac'
39  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Music Line
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