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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
88
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Thank Me Later
Imprint/Promotion Label
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
88  Last
Peak
Weeks
88
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:
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
2
Usher Raymond V Raymond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raymond V Raymond
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
LaFace/Jive | RCA
3
B.o.B B.o.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B.o.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic | AG
4
Plies Goon Affiliated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goon Affiliated
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic | AG
5
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The E.N.D.
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | IGA
6
Alicia Keys The Element Of Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Freedom
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MBK/J | RCA
7
Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley Distant Relatives Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Distant Relatives
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ghetto Youths/Def Jam | Republic
8
Ludacris Battle Of The Sexes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Battle Of The Sexes
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DTP/Def Jam | IDJMG
9
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relapse
10  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope | IGA
10
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money | Republic
11
Sade Soldier Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soldier Of Love
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Sony Music
12
Erykah Badu NEW AMERYKAH: Part Two: Return Of The Ankh Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NEW AMERYKAH: Part Two: Return Of The Ankh
12  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Control Freaq/Universal Motown | UMRG
13
Marvin Sapp Here I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Am
15  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Verity | RCA
14
Trey Songz Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready
17  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Songbook/Atlantic | AG
15
Rihanna Rated R Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated R
11  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRP/Def Jam | IDJMG
16
Monica Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
16  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J | RCA
17
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
22  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Money/Cash Money | Republic
18
Jaheim Another Round Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Round
19  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
19
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 3
20  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | AG
20
Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wondaland/Bad Boy | Warner Bros.
21
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
21  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dream On/G.O.O.D. | Republic
22
Toni Braxton Pulse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pulse
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
23
Lil Jon Crunk Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Rock
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | UMRG
24
Mary J. Blige STRONGER withEach Tear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
STRONGER withEach Tear
23  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matriarch/Geffen | IGA
25
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are Young Money
24  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money | Republic
26
Robin Thicke Sex Therapy: The Session Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Therapy: The Session
28  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Star Trak/Interscope | IGA
27
Maxwell BLACKsummers'night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BLACKsummers'night
30  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Sony Music
28
Trina Amazin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amazin'
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
29
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack)
31  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MJJ/Epic | Sony Music
30
Talib Kweli + Hi-Tek Are Reflection Eternal Revolutions Per Minute Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Revolutions Per Minute
Talib Kweli + Hi-Tek Are Reflection Eternal
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blacksmith | Warner Bros.
31
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
Last
31  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope | IGA
32
8Ball & MJG Ten Toes Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ten Toes Down
32  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Grand Hustle | eOne
33
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane Burrrprint(2) HD Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Burrrprint(2) HD
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane
26  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
1017 Brick Squad/Asylum | Warner Bros.
34
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings I Learned The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Learned The Hard Way
35  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Daptone
35
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
37  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
1017 Brick Squad/Asylum | Warner Bros.
36
Leela James My Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Soul
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stax | Concord
37
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony UNI5: The World's Enemy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
UNI5: The World's Enemy
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Asylum/Reprise | Warner Bros.
38
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timbaland Presents Shock Value II
38  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mosley/Blackground/Interscope | IGA
39
Corinne Bailey Rae The Sea Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sea
39  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
40
Nappy Roots The Pursuit Of Nappyness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pursuit Of Nappyness
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nappy Roots
41
Raheem DeVaughn The Love & War Masterpeace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love & War Masterpeace
42  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
1228/Jive | JLG
42
Mariah Carey Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel
40  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | IDJMG
43
BeBe & CeCe Winans Still Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still
47  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
B&C | Malaco
44
K'Naan Troubadour Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Troubadour
44  Last
33  Peak
27  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
70
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M/Octone | IGA
45
James Fortune & FIYA The Transformation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Transformation
Last
22  Peak
49  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blacksmoke | WorldWide
46
Chrisette Michele Epiphany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Epiphany
48  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | IDJMG
47
Various Artists NOW 31 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW 31
43  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI/Universal/Zomba | Sony Music
48
Melanie Fiona The Bridge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bridge
46  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SRC/Universal Motown | UMRG
49
Janet Number Ones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Number Ones
45  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | UMe
50
R. Kelly Untitled Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Untitled
51  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | JLG
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