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
New
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WEEKS ON CHART
The E.N.D.
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Pleasure P The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Introduction Of Marcus Cooper
Gains in performance
3
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relapse
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Teena Marie Congo Square Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Congo Square
Gains in performance
5
Mos Def The Ecstatic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ecstatic
Gains in performance
6
D-Block No Security Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Security
Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Keri Hilson In A Perfect World... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Perfect World...
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Method Man & Redman Blackout! 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blackout! 2
Method Man & Redman
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Rick Ross Deeper Than Rap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Deeper Than Rap
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
11
DJ Quik & Kurupt BlaQKout Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gains in performance
12
Busta Rhymes Back On My B.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back On My B.S.
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Jamie Foxx Intuition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intuition
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Beyonce I Am...Sasha Fierce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am...Sasha Fierce
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Jadakiss The Last Kiss Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Kiss
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Gucci Mane Murder Was The Case Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder Was The Case
12
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Charlie Wilson Uncle Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Charlie
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
The-Dream Love V/S Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love V/S Money
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Anthony Hamilton The Point Of It All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Point Of It All
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Lionel Richie Just Go Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
19
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Ciara Fantasy Ride Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fantasy Ride
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Keyshia Cole A Different Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Different Me
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Soulja Boy Tell'em iSouljaBoyTellem Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
iSouljaBoyTellem
20
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
24
David Waxman UltraHits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
UltraHits
Gains in performance
25
Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Way I See It
27
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
26
Mary Mary The Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound
24
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Drama Gangsta Grillz: The Album Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta Grillz: The Album Vol. 2
15
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Cam'ron Crime Pays Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crime Pays
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
29
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paper Trail
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
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30
Seal Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul
26
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter III
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
54
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Gains in performance
32
Musiq Soulchild onmyradio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Ruben Studdard Love Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
25
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
34
India.Arie Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
37
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
808s & Heartbreak
31
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Prince/Bria Valente Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r
Prince/Bria Valente
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
37
DAY26 Forever In A Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever In A Day
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Christelle Debut R&B/Pop EP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Debut R&B/Pop EP
46
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Vanessa Williams The Real Thing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Real Thing
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
40
UGK UGK 4 Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
UGK 4 Life
34
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
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)
40
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
42
Akon Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freedom
48
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
43
Young Jeezy The Recession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Recession
43
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
44
Paul Wall Fast Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fast Life
32
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Gorilla Zoe Don't Feed Da Animals Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't Feed Da Animals
28
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Solange Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams
21
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART
47
Ne-Yo Year Of The Gentleman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Year Of The Gentleman
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
48
Asher Roth Asleep In The Bread Aisle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Asleep In The Bread Aisle
41
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
49
Slim Thug Boss Of All Bosses Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Boss Of All Bosses
44
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Electrik Red How To Be A Lady: Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How To Be A Lady: Volume 1
38
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jennifer Hudson
35
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
52
Pastor Troy Ready For War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready For War
Gains in performance
53
Plies Da REAList Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da REAList
42
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
54
OJ Da Juiceman The Otha Side Of The Trap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Otha Side Of The Trap
57
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
55
Eric Benet Love & Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Life
55
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Ludacris Theater Of The Mind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Theater Of The Mind
60
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
57
Jazmine Sullivan Fearless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
47
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Marvin Sapp Thirsty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
61
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
82
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
Donnie McClurkin We All Are One (Live In Detroit) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We All Are One (Live In Detroit)
50
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
60
Bobby V The Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rebirth
49
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
61
Mike Jones The Voice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Voice
39
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
62
John Legend Evolver Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
51
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
63
Tech N9ne Collabos Sickology 101 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sickology 101
Tech N9ne Collabos
63
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
64
Ryan Leslie Ryan Leslie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ryan Leslie
58
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Deborah Cox The Promise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Promise
-
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
59
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
67
J Dilla Jay Stay Paid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jay Stay Paid
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
68
T-Pain Thr33 Ringz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thr33 Ringz
77
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Slique Rhythm & Ghetto Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm & Ghetto Soul
80
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
70
Jim Jones Pray IV Reign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pray IV Reign
56
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
71
AZ Legendary Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Legendary
54
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gangsta Grillz: Dedication 3
Lil Wayne & DJ Drama
62
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Robin Thicke Something Else Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Else
53
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Freeway Philadelphia Freeway 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Philadelphia Freeway 2
67
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Various Artists Wow Gospel Essentials 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wow Gospel Essentials 2
79
LAST WEEK
74
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
76
Unladylike Certified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Certified
Gains in performance
77
Avant Avant Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Avant
72
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
78
Plies Definition Of Real Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Definition Of Real
88
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
79
J. Holiday Round 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Round 2
65
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
80
James Fortune & FIYA The Transformation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Transformation
64
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
81
Sheek Louch Life On D-Block Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life On D-Block
74
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
76
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Usher Here I Stand Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Stand
84
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
84
Bow Wow New Jack City II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Jack City II
82
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
85
Yo Gotti CM2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
70
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
86
Boney James Send One Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Send One Your Love
87
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
87
DJ Paul Scale-A-Ton [Skeleton] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Scale-A-Ton [Skeleton]
66
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
88
Case The Rose Experience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rose Experience
83
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Various Artists WOW Gospel Essentials: All-Time Favorite Songs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WOW Gospel Essentials: All-Time Favorite Songs
75
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
90
The Roots Rising Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rising Down
-
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
91
LaKisha Jones So Glad I'm Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Glad I'm Me
78
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Joe Joe Thomas, New Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Joe Thomas, New Man
69
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Kirk Franklin The Fight Of My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fight Of My Life
-
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
94
Scarface Emeritus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emeritus
92
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
95
Urban Mystic GRIII: Old School 2 Nu Skool Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
GRIII: Old School 2 Nu Skool
52
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
96
Pastor Troy Feel Me Or Kill Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Feel Me Or Kill Me
71
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Raheem DeVaughn Love Behind The Melody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Behind The Melody
95
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
-
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
99
Rick Ross Trilla Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
100
Soundtrack Cadillac Records Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cadillac Records
81
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
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