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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
73
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Soldier Of Love
Imprint/Promotion Label
Sony Music | Epic
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Sade Soldier Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soldier Of Love
73  Last
Peak
Weeks
73
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
2
Jaheim Another Round Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Round
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
3
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
4
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The E.N.D.
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
5
Alicia Keys The Element Of Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Freedom
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK/J
6
Mary J. Blige STRONGER withEach Tear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
STRONGER withEach Tear
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
7
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | MJJ/Epic
8
Corinne Bailey Rae The Sea Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sea
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
9
Rihanna Rated R Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated R
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
10
Melanie Fiona The Bridge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bridge
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | SRC/Universal Motown
11
Beyonce I Am...Sasha Fierce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am...Sasha Fierce
Last
Peak
66  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Music World/Columbia
12
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are Young Money
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
13
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 3
10  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
14
Trey Songz Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready
13  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
15
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relapse
11  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
16
Robin Thicke Sex Therapy: The Session Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Therapy: The Session
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
17
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
15  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
18
Maxwell BLACKsummers'night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BLACKsummers'night
16  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
19
BeBe & CeCe Winans Still Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still
27  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | B&C
20
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
17  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
21
R. Kelly Untitled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untitled
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
22
Snoop Dogg Malice N Wonderland Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malice N Wonderland
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Doggystyle/Priority
23
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timbaland Presents Shock Value II
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Blackground/Interscope
24
50 Cent Before I Self-Destruct Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Before I Self-Destruct
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
25
Various Artists Mardi Gras In New Orleans Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mardi Gras In New Orleans
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | EMI Special Markets
26
Kid Cudi Man On The Moon: The End Of Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Man On The Moon: The End Of Day
25  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
27
Chris Brown Graffiti Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Graffiti
26  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
28
DJ Poet Name Life Total Club Hits 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Total Club Hits 4
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Thrive
29
DJ KaySlay More Than Just A DJ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Than Just A DJ
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | StreetSweepers
30
Mariah Carey Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel
29  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
31
Omarion Ollusion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ollusion
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Musicworks | Starworld
32
Various Artists NOW 31 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 31
31  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | EMI/Universal/Zomba
33
James Fortune & FIYA Encore Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Encore
23  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WorldWide | Blacksmoke
34
Birdman Pricele$$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pricele$$
28  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Cash Money/Universal Motown
35
Chrisette Michele Epiphany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Epiphany
33  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
36
Whitney Houston I Look To You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Look To You
32  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Arista
37
Prince/Bria Valente Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r
Prince/Bria Valente
40  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
38
Gil Scott-Heron I'm New Here Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm New Here
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
39
Mary Mary The Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sound
39  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | My Block/Columbia
40
Charlie Wilson Uncle Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Uncle Charlie
38  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | P Music/Jive
41
New Boyz Skinny Jeanz And A Mic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Skinny Jeanz And A Mic
36  Last
12  Peak
22  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Shotty/Asylum
42
Teddy Pendergrass Playlist: The Very Best Of Teddy Pendergrass Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Teddy Pendergrass
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Philadelphia International/Epic/Legacy
43
Anthony Hamilton The Point Of It All Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Point Of It All
50  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Mister's Music/So So Def
44
Janet Number Ones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Number Ones
37  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | A&M
45
Keri Hilson In A Perfect World... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In A Perfect World...
35  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Zone 4/Interscope
46
T.I. Paper Trail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paper Trail
43  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
47
K'Jon I Get Around Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Get Around
42  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Up&Up/Republic
48
Boyz II Men Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love
54  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
49
Juvenile Cocky & Confident Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cocky & Confident
41  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | UTP/eOne/Atlantic
50
Ledisi Turn Me Loose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Turn Me Loose
45  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
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