TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
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Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jennifer Hudson
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
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3
Robin Thicke Something Else Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Else
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
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4
Ne-Yo Year Of The Gentleman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Gentleman
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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6
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Recession
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
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7
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter III
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
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9
Devin The Dude Landing Gear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Landing Gear
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
10
Joe Joe Thomas, New Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Joe Thomas, New Man
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
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11
Michelle Williams Unexpected Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
12
Eric Benet Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
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13
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
71
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14
Nelly Brass Knuckles Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brass Knuckles
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
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15
Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I See It
15
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8
PEAK POSITION
4
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16
DJ Khaled We Global Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Global
12
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
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17
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
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LAST WEEK
4
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47
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Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Definition Of Real
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
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Gains in performance
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Z-Ro Crack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crack
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
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20
Big Kuntry King My Turn To Eat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Turn To Eat
13
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2
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21
Usher Here I Stand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Stand
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
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Gains in performance
22
Estelle Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
30
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6
PEAK POSITION
24
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Gains in performance
23
LL Cool J Exit 13 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exit 13
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
5
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24
Ice Cube Raw Footage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raw Footage
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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25
Nas Untitled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untitled
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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26
2 Krayze 2 Krayze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2 Krayze
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26
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3
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
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Solange Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams
26
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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28
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
34
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
49
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Gains in performance
29
Devin The Dude Hi Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
30
Wayne Brady A Long Time Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Long Time Coming
64
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
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Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
31
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
39
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
David Banner The Greatest Story Ever Told Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Greatest Story Ever Told
29
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
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33
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Lloyd Lessons In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lessons In Love
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Murs Murs For President Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murs For President
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Noel Gourdin After My Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After My Time
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
12
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37
Three 6 Mafia Last 2 Walk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last 2 Walk
48
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
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Gains in performance
38
Tina Turner Tina! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
37
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
2
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39
DAY26 DAY26 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DAY26
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
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40
Danity Kane Welcome To The Dollhouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Dollhouse
46
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
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Kenny Lattimore Timeless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
42
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
5
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Ashanti The Declaration Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Declaration
43
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
19
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43
Gucci Mane Hood Classics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Classics
47
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
44
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
41
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
45
The-Dream Love/Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love/Hate
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LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
44
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Gains in performance
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Mary J. Blige Growing Pains Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Growing Pains
51
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
43
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47
Ledisi Lost & Found Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost & Found
57
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
59
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Gains in performance
48
Terrence Howard Shine Through It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine Through It
44
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PEAK POSITION
6
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67
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
23
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Gains in performance
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Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
45
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PEAK POSITION
32
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54
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
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52
Al Green Lay It Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lay It Down
24
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
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53
Lyfe Jennings Lyfe Change Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyfe Change
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Heltah Skeltah D.I.R.T. (Da Incredible Rap Team) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
D.I.R.T. (Da Incredible Rap Team)
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
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55
Various Artists WOW Gospel Essentials: All-Time Favorite Songs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel Essentials: All-Time Favorite Songs
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
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56
Bun-B II Trill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II Trill
58
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Flo Rida Mail On Sunday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mail On Sunday
68
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Dwele ...Sketches Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
...Sketches Of A Man
59
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
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59
Flobots Fight With Tools Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fight With Tools
63
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Kutt Calhoun Feature Presentation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Feature Presentation
Gains in performance
61
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
53
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Donnie Klang Just A Rolling Stone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just A Rolling Stone
55
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Scarface The Best Of Scarface Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Scarface
73
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
64
Aphilliates Music Group And Drama Proudly Present Willie The Kid Absolute Greatness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Absolute Greatness
Aphilliates Music Group And Drama Proudly Present Willie The Kid
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Trina Still Da Baddest Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Da Baddest
83
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
66
Dem Franchize Boyz Our World, Our Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Our World, Our Way
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
67
Natalie Cole Still Unforgettable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Unforgettable
60
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
68
Various Artists N.W.A And Their Family Tree Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
N.W.A And Their Family Tree
38
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
69
Jaheim The Makings Of A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Makings Of A Man
79
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Ne-Yo Because Of You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because Of You
76
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Karina First Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
First Love
69
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Dave Hollister Witness Protection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Witness Protection
71
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
73
N*E*R*D Seeing Sounds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seeing Sounds
85
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
74
Colby O'Donis Colby O Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
82
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
75
JAY-Z American Gangster Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
American Gangster
97
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Kardinal Offishall Not 4 Sale Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
61
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Raheem DeVaughn Love Behind The Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Behind The Melody
66
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Shwayze Shwayze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shwayze
77
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Kanye West Graduation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graduation
74
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Chrome Project Landlord Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project Landlord
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Yung Berg Look What You Made Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Look What You Made Me
70
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Janelle Monae Metropolis: The Chase Suite (Special Edition) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Metropolis: The Chase Suite (Special Edition)
62
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
83
T.I. A King Of Oneself (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A King Of Oneself (EP)
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Kirk Franklin The Fight Of My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fight Of My Life
87
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Lalah Hathaway Self Portrait Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Self Portrait
75
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
89
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
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
80
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
88
CeCe Winans Thy Kingdom Come Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thy Kingdom Come
86
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
89
G Unit T*O*S (Terminate On Sight) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
T*O*S (Terminate On Sight)
72
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
90
T.I. T.I. Vs T.I.P. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
T.I. Vs T.I.P.
49
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART
90
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Plies The Real Testament Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Testament
78
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
93
ABN It Is What It Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Is What It Is
95
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
Jake One White Van Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
White Van Music
Gains in performance
95
Lupe Fiasco Lupe Fiasco's The Cool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lupe Fiasco's The Cool
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LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Keith Sweat Just Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
81
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Anthony David Acey Duecy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Acey Duecy
92
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
98
V.I.C. Beast Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beast
88
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
99
Pimp C Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
-
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
100
2Pac The Best Of 2Pac - Part 1: Thug Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of 2Pac - Part 1: Thug
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LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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