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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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
A Different Me
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Imani/Geffen
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Keyshia Cole A Different Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Different Me
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:
IGA | Imani/Geffen
2
Jamie Foxx Intuition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intuition
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
3
Anthony Hamilton The Point Of It All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Point Of It All
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Mister's Music/So So Def
4
Plies Da REAList Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da REAList
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
5
Beyonce I Am...Sasha Fierce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am...Sasha Fierce
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
6
Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
808s & Heartbreak
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
7
Musiq Soulchild onmyradio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
onmyradio
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
82
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
8
Soulja Boy Tell'em iSouljaBoyTellem Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
iSouljaBoyTellem
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | ColliPark/Interscope
9
Ludacris Theater Of The Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Theater Of The Mind
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
10
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paper Trail
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
11
Common Universal Mind Control Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Universal Mind Control
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G.O.O.D./Geffen
12
Akon Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freedom
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Konvict/Upfront/SRC/Universal Motown
13
T-Pain Thr33 Ringz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thr33 Ringz
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Konvict/Nappy Boy/Jive
14
Avant Avant Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Avant
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
15
Brandy Human Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Human
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Knockout/eOne/Epic
16
Ne-Yo Year Of The Gentleman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Gentleman
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
17
John Legend Evolver Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Evolver
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | G.O.O.D./Columbia
18
Seal Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 143
19
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter III
15  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
20
Rihanna Good Girl Gone Bad Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Good Girl Gone Bad
16  Last
Peak
81  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
21
Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jennifer Hudson
17  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
22
Jazmine Sullivan Fearless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fearless
18  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
23
Scarface Emeritus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emeritus
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Rap-A-Lot/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
24
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Recession
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
25
Robin Thicke Something Else Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Else
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
26
Mary Mary The Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
27
Soundtrack Cadillac Records Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cadillac Records
19  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
28
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aphilliates
29
Usher Here I Stand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Stand
25  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | LaFace
30
Chris Brown Exclusive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Exclusive
30  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
31
Eric Benet Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
28  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Friday/Reprise
32
Brian McKnight I'll Be Home For Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'll Be Home For Christmas
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
33
The Game LAX Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LAX
26  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
34
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thirsty
31  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Verity
35
Ledisi It's Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Christmas
33  Last
28  Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
36
E-40 The Ball Street Journal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ball Street Journal
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sick Wid It/BME/Reprise
37
Slim Love's Crazy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love's Crazy
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | M3
38
DJ Khaled Presents Ace Hood Gutta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gutta
DJ Khaled Presents Ace Hood
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
39
Q-Tip The Renaissance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Renaissance
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
40
Wayne Brady A Long Time Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Long Time Coming
51  Last
20  Peak
14  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Peak
41
Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I See It
36  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
42
Jaheim Classic Jaheim Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Classic Jaheim Vol. 1
35  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Divine Mill
43
Ghostface Killah GhostDeini The Great Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
GhostDeini The Great
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
44
Deborah Cox The Promise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Promise
38  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Image | Deco
45
Keyshia Cole Just Like You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Like You
43  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Confidential/Imani/Geffen
46
Musiq Soulchild A Philly Soul Christmas (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Philly Soul Christmas (EP)
32  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atlantic/Rhino Custom Products
47
Mariah Carey E=MC2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E=MC2
41  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
48
Alicia Keys As I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
As I Am
45  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | MBK/J
49
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Definition Of Real
49  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
50
Estelle Shine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shine
54  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Home School/Atlantic
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