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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
Just Me
Imprint/Promotion Label
Rhino | Keia/Atco
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Keith Sweat Just Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Me
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:
Rhino | Keia/Atco
2
Mariah Carey E=MC2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E=MC2
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
3
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe Change Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe Change
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
4
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trilla
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
5
Foxy Brown Brooklyn's Don Diva Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brooklyn's Don Diva
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Black Roses
6
Cherish The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Truth
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Sho'Nuff
7
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Confidential/Imani/Geffen
8
Mary J. Blige Growing Pains Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Growing Pains
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
9
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thirsty
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Verity
10
The Roots Rising Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rising Down
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
11
The-Dream Love/Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love/Hate
11  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
23
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
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
13
Raheem DeVaughn Love Behind The Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Behind The Melody
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
14
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As I Am
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | MBK/J
15
Regina Belle Love Forever Shines Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Forever Shines
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pendulum
16
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
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
17
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
16  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
18
Shawty Lo Units In The City Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Units In The City
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | D4L
19
Mint Condition E-Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E-Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Image | Caged Bird
20
Jaheim The Makings Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of A Man
18  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Divine Mill/Atlantic
21
Danity Kane Welcome To The Dollhouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Dollhouse
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
22
Lil Scrappy Prince Of The South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Prince Of The South
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Real Talk
23
Snoop Dogg Ego Trippin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ego Trippin
15  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Doggystyle/Geffen
24
Ledisi Lost & Found Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost & Found
13  Last
10  Peak
38  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
25
Rocko Self-Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Self-Made
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Rocky Road/Island Urban
26
Flo Rida Mail On Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mail On Sunday
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
27
Estelle Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Home School/Atlantic
28
Various Artists NOW 27 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 27
20  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | EMI/Universal/Zomba
29
Ray J All I Feel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Feel
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | DEJA 34/Knockout/Epic
30
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's The Cool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's The Cool
28  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
31
Webbie Savage Life 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Savage Life 2
37  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Trill/Asylum/Atlantic
32
Janet Discipline Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Discipline
22  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
33
Amy Winehouse Back To Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Black
31  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
34
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
35  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
35
Scarface The Best Of Scarface Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Scarface
38  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot
36
DAY26 DAY26 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DAY26
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
37
Prodigy H.N.I.C. Pt. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
H.N.I.C. Pt. 2
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vox | AAO
38
Pastor Troy ATL: A-Town Legend Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ATL: A-Town Legend
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
siccness.net
39
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
40  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ILG | Rhymesayers
40
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
30  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hidden Beach
41
Trey Songz Trey Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trey Day
44  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
42
Lil Mama VYP: Voice Of The Young People Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
VYP: Voice Of The Young People
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Familiar Faces/Jive
43
Kirk Franklin The Fight Of My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fight Of My Life
34  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Fo Yo Soul/Gospo Centric
44
Bizzy Bone A Song For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Song For You
36  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
After Platinum
45
Chrisette Michele I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am
32  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
46
Mario Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Go
39  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 3rd Street/J
47
Various Artists We The Best Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We The Best
47  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | MTS
48
Gnarls Barkley The Odd Couple Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Odd Couple
41  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Downtown/Atlantic
49
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Testament
46  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
50
CeCe Winans Thy Kingdom Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thy Kingdom Come
29  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel | PureSprings Gospel
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