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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
Paper Trail
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic

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1
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paper Trail
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
2
Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jennifer Hudson
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
73
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
3
Robin Thicke Something Else Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Else
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
4
Ne-Yo Year Of The Gentleman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Gentleman
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
5
Jazmine Sullivan Fearless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fearless
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
6
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Recession
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
7
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter III
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
8
The Game LAX Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LAX
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
9
Devin The Dude Landing Gear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Landing Gear
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Cinematic
10
Joe Joe Thomas, New Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Joe Thomas, New Man
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kedar | 563
11
Michelle Williams Unexpected Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unexpected
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
12
Eric Benet Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Friday/Reprise
13
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
14  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
14
Nelly Brass Knuckles Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Brass Knuckles
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Derrty/Universal
15
Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I See It
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
16
DJ Khaled We Global Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Global
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | We The Best/Terror Squad
17
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thirsty
17  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Verity
18
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Definition Of Real
21  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
19
Z-Ro Crack Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crack
18  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot 4 Life | J Prince/KOTG
20
Big Kuntry King My Turn To Eat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Turn To Eat
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
21
Usher Here I Stand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Stand
25  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | LaFace
22
Estelle Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
30  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Home School/Atlantic
23
LL Cool J Exit 13 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exit 13
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
24
Ice Cube Raw Footage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raw Footage
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lench Mob
25
Nas Untitled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untitled
28  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam/Columbia
26
2 Krayze 2 Krayze Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2 Krayze
50  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
61
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ennuye
27
Solange Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Music World/Geffen
28
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
34  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
29
Devin The Dude Hi Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hi Life
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
30
Wayne Brady A Long Time Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Long Time Coming
64  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Peak
31
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As I Am
39  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | MBK/J
32
David Banner The Greatest Story Ever Told Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Greatest Story Ever Told
29  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | b.i.G. f.a.c.e./SRC/Universal Motown
33
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
33  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Confidential/Imani/Geffen
34
Lloyd Lessons In Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lessons In Love
31  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Young-Goldie/The Inc./Universal Motown
35
Murs Murs For President Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murs For President
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
36
Noel Gourdin After My Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
After My Time
32  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
37
Three 6 Mafia Last 2 Walk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last 2 Walk
48  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Hypnotize Minds/Columbia
38
Tina Turner Tina! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tina!
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
39
DAY26 DAY26 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DAY26
36  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
40
Danity Kane Welcome To The Dollhouse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To The Dollhouse
46  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
41
Kenny Lattimore Timeless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timeless
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
42
Ashanti The Declaration Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Declaration
43  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | The Inc./Universal Motown
43
Gucci Mane Hood Classics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Classics
47  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Big Cat
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
12  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Chopper City
45
The-Dream Love/Hate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love/Hate
56  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
46
Mary J. Blige Growing Pains Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Growing Pains
51  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
47
Ledisi Lost & Found Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost & Found
57  Last
10  Peak
59  Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
48
Terrence Howard Shine Through It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine Through It
44  Last
Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Gentry/Columbia
49
Mint Condition E-Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E-Life
67  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
68
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Image | Caged Bird
50
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trilla
45  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
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