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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
Year Of The Gentleman
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Def Jam
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Ne-Yo Year Of The Gentleman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Gentleman
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

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

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Universal
3
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Recession
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
4
DJ Khaled We Global Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Global
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | We The Best/Terror Squad
5
The Game LAX Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LAX
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
6
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter III
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
7
Eric Benet Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Friday/Reprise
8
Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I See It
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
9
LL Cool J Exit 13 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exit 13
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
10
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
Last
Peak
68  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
11
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Definition Of Real
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
12
B.G. & Chopper City Boyz Life In The Concrete Jungle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life In The Concrete Jungle
B.G. & Chopper City Boyz
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Chopper City
13
Ice Cube Raw Footage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raw Footage
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
14
Colby O'Donis Colby O Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Colby O
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KonLive/Geffen
15
Solange Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Music World/Geffen
16
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thirsty
14  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Verity
17
Nas Untitled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untitled
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam/Columbia
18
Estelle Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
25  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Home School/Atlantic
19
Lloyd Lessons In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lessons In Love
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Young-Goldie/The Inc./Universal Motown
20
Usher Here I Stand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Stand
15  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | LaFace
21
David Banner The Greatest Story Ever Told Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Greatest Story Ever Told
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | b.i.G. f.a.c.e./SRC/Universal Motown
22
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
18  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
23
Terrence Howard Shine Through It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine Through It
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Gentry/Columbia
24
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
21  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Confidential/Imani/Geffen
25
Kenny Lattimore Timeless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
26
Natalie Cole Still Unforgettable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Unforgettable
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | DMI/Atco
27
Noel Gourdin After My Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After My Time
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
28
Ashanti The Declaration Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Declaration
22  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | The Inc./Universal Motown
29
Three 6 Mafia Last 2 Walk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last 2 Walk
23  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
30
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trilla
27  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
31
Kardinal Offishall Not 4 Sale Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Not 4 Sale
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KonLive/Geffen
32
Kanye West Graduation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graduation
54  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
33
Al Green Lay It Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lay It Down
29  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
34
George Clinton George Clinton And His Gangsters Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
George Clinton And His Gangsters Of Love
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
35
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
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Boss Hogg Outlawz
36
DAY26 DAY26 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DAY26
32  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
37
Wayne Brady A Long Time Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Long Time Coming
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Peak
38
Bun-B II Trill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II Trill
31  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | J Prince/Trill/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
39
Mariah Carey E=MC2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E=MC2
30  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
40
The-Dream Love/Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love/Hate
39  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
41
Mary J. Blige Growing Pains Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Growing Pains
33  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
42
Karina First Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
First Love
28  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
43
Raheem DeVaughn Love Behind The Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Behind The Melody
40  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
44
Donnie Klang Just A Rolling Stone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just A Rolling Stone
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
45
Various Artists WOW Gospel Essentials: All-Time Favorite Songs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel Essentials: All-Time Favorite Songs
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI CMG | Curb-Word/Verity
46
Yung Berg Look What You Made Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Look What You Made Me
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Koch/Epic
47
Ledisi Lost & Found Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost & Found
41  Last
10  Peak
56  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
48
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As I Am
36  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | MBK/J
49
Shwayze Shwayze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shwayze
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Suretone/Geffen
50
Chamillionaire Ultimate Victory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ultimate Victory
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Chamillitary/Universal Motown
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