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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
The Recession
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam

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1
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Recession
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
2
Eric Benet Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Friday/Reprise
3
LL Cool J Exit 13 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exit 13
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
The Game LAX Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LAX
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
5
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter III
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
6
Kenny Lattimore Timeless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
7
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
Last
Peak
67  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
8
Natalie Cole Still Unforgettable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Unforgettable
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | DMI/Atco
9
Ice Cube Raw Footage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raw Footage
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
10
Kardinal Offishall Not 4 Sale Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Not 4 Sale
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KonLive/Geffen
11
Solange Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Music World/Geffen
12
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Definition Of Real
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
13
Nas Untitled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untitled
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam/Columbia
14
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thirsty
13  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Verity
15
Usher Here I Stand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Stand
15  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | LaFace
16
Terrence Howard Shine Through It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine Through It
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Gentry/Columbia
17
Lloyd Lessons In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lessons In Love
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Young-Goldie/The Inc./Universal Motown
18
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
16  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
19
David Banner The Greatest Story Ever Told Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Greatest Story Ever Told
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | b.i.G. f.a.c.e./SRC/Universal Motown
20
Donnie Klang Just A Rolling Stone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just A Rolling Stone
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
21
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
17  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Confidential/Imani/Geffen
22
Ashanti The Declaration Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Declaration
19  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | The Inc./Universal Motown
23
Three 6 Mafia Last 2 Walk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last 2 Walk
20  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
24
Noel Gourdin After My Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After My Time
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
25
Estelle Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
25  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Home School/Atlantic
26
Slim Thug Presents Boss Hogg Outlawz Back By Blockular Demand: Serve & Collect II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back By Blockular Demand: Serve & Collect II
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Boss Hogg Outlawz
27
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trilla
18  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
28
Karina First Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
First Love
34  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
29
Al Green Lay It Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lay It Down
22  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
30
Mariah Carey E=MC2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E=MC2
29  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
31
Bun-B II Trill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II Trill
36  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Trill/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
32
DAY26 DAY26 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DAY26
35  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
33
Mary J. Blige Growing Pains Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Growing Pains
33  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
34
Shwayze Shwayze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shwayze
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Suretone/Geffen
35
Yung Berg Look What You Made Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Look What You Made Me
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Koch/Epic
36
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As I Am
32  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | MBK/J
37
Dwele ...Sketches Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
...Sketches Of A Man
26  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | RT
38
G Unit T*O*S (Terminate On Sight) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
T*O*S (Terminate On Sight)
28  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
39
The-Dream Love/Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love/Hate
27  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
40
Raheem DeVaughn Love Behind The Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Behind The Melody
30  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
41
Ledisi Lost & Found Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost & Found
37  Last
10  Peak
55  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
42
V.I.C. Beast Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beast
31  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Young Mogul/Reprise
43
Flobots Fight With Tools Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fight With Tools
38  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Republic
44
Jaheim The Makings Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of A Man
39  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Divine Mill/Atlantic
45
T.I. T.I. Vs T.I.P. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
T.I. Vs T.I.P.
65  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
46
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe Change Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe Change
40  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
47
Ne-Yo Because Of You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because Of You
54  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
48
Flo Rida Mail On Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mail On Sunday
46  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
49
Lalah Hathaway Self Portrait Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Self Portrait
42  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Stax
50
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Testament
56  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
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