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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
LAX
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Geffen
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
The Game LAX Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LAX
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:
IGA | Geffen
2
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter III
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
3
Solange Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Music World/Geffen
4
Ice Cube Raw Footage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raw Footage
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
5
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
Last
Peak
65  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
6
Nas Untitled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untitled
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam/Columbia
7
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Definition Of Real
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
8
Lloyd Lessons In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lessons In Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Young-Goldie/The Inc./Universal Motown
9
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thirsty
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Verity
10
David Banner The Greatest Story Ever Told Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Greatest Story Ever Told
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | b.i.G. f.a.c.e./SRC/Universal Motown
11
Usher Here I Stand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Stand
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | LaFace
12
V.I.C. Beast Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beast
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Young Mogul/Reprise
13
Yung Berg Look What You Made Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Look What You Made Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Koch/Epic
14
Shwayze Shwayze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shwayze
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Suretone/Geffen
15
Three 6 Mafia Last 2 Walk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last 2 Walk
14  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
16
Noel Gourdin After My Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After My Time
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
17
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
15  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
18
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
17  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Confidential/Imani/Geffen
19
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trilla
18  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
20
Ashanti The Declaration Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Declaration
19  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | The Inc./Universal Motown
21
G Unit T*O*S (Terminate On Sight) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
T*O*S (Terminate On Sight)
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
22
Karina First Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
First Love
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
23
The-Dream Love/Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love/Hate
25  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
24
Bun-B II Trill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II Trill
22  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Trill/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
25
Mariah Carey E=MC2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E=MC2
23  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
26
Al Green Lay It Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lay It Down
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
27
Raheem DeVaughn Love Behind The Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Behind The Melody
31  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
28
Haystak Hard 2 Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hard 2 Love
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge Entertainment
29
Flobots Fight With Tools Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fight With Tools
26  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Republic
30
Dwele ...Sketches Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
...Sketches Of A Man
30  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | RT
31
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As I Am
28  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | MBK/J
32
GZA/Genius Pro Tools Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pro Tools
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Babygrande
33
Estelle Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
32  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Home School/Atlantic
34
Mary J. Blige Growing Pains Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Growing Pains
29  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
35
Ledisi Lost & Found Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost & Found
27  Last
10  Peak
53  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
36
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe Change Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe Change
37  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
37
Jaheim The Makings Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of A Man
39  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Divine Mill/Atlantic
38
DAY26 DAY26 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DAY26
50  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
39
Ying Yang Twins The Official Work Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Official Work
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BCD
40
N*E*R*D Seeing Sounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seeing Sounds
40  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
41
Dave Hollister Witness Protection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Witness Protection
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Gospo Centric
42
Esham Sacrificial Lambz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sacrificial Lambz
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aknu Media
43
Amy Winehouse Back To Black Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Black
43  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
44
Ne-Yo Because Of You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because Of You
64  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
45
Lalah Hathaway Self Portrait Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Self Portrait
41  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Stax
46
Flo Rida Mail On Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mail On Sunday
42  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
47
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Testament
33  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
48
Various Artists Tropical Thunder Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tropical Thunder
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Warner Custom Products
49
ABN It Is What It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Is What It Is
45  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | J Prince
50
Trina Still Da Baddest Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Da Baddest
48  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
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