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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
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Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope

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Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
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Last
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1
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
2
Method Man & Redman Blackout! 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackout! 2
Method Man & Redman
Last
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3
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
2
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2
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wu-Tang/Def Squad/Def Jam
3
Busta Rhymes Back On My B.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back On My B.S.
Last
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Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Universal Motown
4
Chrisette Michele Epiphany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Epiphany
Last
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Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
5
Rick Ross Deeper Than Rap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Deeper Than Rap
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
6
Keri Hilson In A Perfect World... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Perfect World...
10  Last
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11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Zone 4/Interscope
7
Cam'ron Crime Pays Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crime Pays
Last
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Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | Diplomatic Man
8
Jamie Foxx Intuition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intuition
14  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
9
Jadakiss The Last Kiss Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Kiss
13  Last
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Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Ruff Ryders/D-Block/Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
10
Drama Gangsta Grillz: The Album Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta Grillz: The Album Vol. 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Embassy/Aphilliates/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
11
Ciara Fantasy Ride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fantasy Ride
11  Last
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Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | LaFace
12
Gucci Mane Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
12  Last
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Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Big Cat
13
The-Dream Love V/S Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love V/S Money
15  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
14
Beyonce I Am...Sasha Fierce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am...Sasha Fierce
20  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
15
Charlie Wilson Uncle Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Charlie
18  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | P Music/Jive
16
India.Arie Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
33  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

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Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SoulBird/Republic
17
Soulja Boy Tell'em iSouljaBoyTellem Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
iSouljaBoyTellem
27  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | ColliPark/Interscope
18
Lionel Richie Just Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Go
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
19
Anthony Hamilton The Point Of It All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Point Of It All
24  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Mister's Music/So So Def
20
Electrik Red How To Be A Lady: Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How To Be A Lady: Volume 1
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
21
Ruben Studdard Love Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Is
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hickory | 19
22
Keyshia Cole A Different Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Different Me
23  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Imani/Geffen
23
Prince/Bria Valente Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r
Prince/Bria Valente
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
24
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter III
39  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
25
Paul Wall Fast Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fast Life
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum | SwishaHouse
26
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paper Trail
29  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
27
Musiq Soulchild onmyradio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
onmyradio
38  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
28
Mary Mary The Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound
28  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
29
Solange Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams
32  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Music World/Geffen
30
DAY26 Forever In A Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever In A Day
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bad Boy
31
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Recession
43  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
32
UGK UGK 4 Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
UGK 4 Life
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Trill/UGK/Jive
33
Gorilla Zoe Don't Feed Da Animals Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Feed Da Animals
36  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Block/Bad Boy South/Bad Boy
34
Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
808s & Heartbreak
40  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
35
Seal Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul
31  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 143
36
Akon Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freedom
49  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Konvict/Upfront/SRC/Universal Motown
37
Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I See It
37  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
38
Christelle Debut R&B/Pop EP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Debut R&B/Pop EP
46  Last
28  Peak
10  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Christelle | McGann
39
Asher Roth Asleep In The Bread Aisle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Asleep In The Bread Aisle
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SchoolBoy/Loud/SRC/Universal Motown
40
Ne-Yo Year Of The Gentleman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Gentleman
42  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
41
Flo Rida R.O.O.T.S. (Route Of Overcoming The Struggle) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.O.O.T.S. (Route Of Overcoming The Struggle)
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
42
Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jennifer Hudson
41  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
43
Mike Jones The Voice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Voice
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Ice Age/SwishaHouse/Asylum
44
Slim Thug Boss Of All Bosses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Boss Of All Bosses
45  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Boss Hogg Outlawz
45
Freeway Philadelphia Freeway 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Philadelphia Freeway 2
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Real Talk
46
Plies Da REAList Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da REAList
51  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
47
Jazmine Sullivan Fearless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fearless
48  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
48
Smokie Norful Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live
53  Last
Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Gospel | TreMyles
49
Donnie McClurkin We All Are One (Live In Detroit) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We All Are One (Live In Detroit)
52  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Verity
50
Ryan Leslie Ryan Leslie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ryan Leslie
44  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | NextSelection/Casablanca/Universal Motown
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