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
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Recovery
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Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
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LAST WEEK
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3
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2
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
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4
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The-Dream Love King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love King
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
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Usher Raymond V Raymond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raymond V Raymond
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Gains in performance
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The Roots How I Got Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How I Got Over
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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
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10
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56
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Alicia Keys The Element Of Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Freedom
8
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30
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Dwele W.ants W.orld W.omen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
W.ants W.orld W.omen
Gains in performance
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Keith Sweat Ridin' Solo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ridin' Solo
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2
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Ludacris Battle Of The Sexes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Battle Of The Sexes
11
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
17
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Gains in performance
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Trey Songz Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
44
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Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
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Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relapse
12
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PEAK POSITION
59
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10
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PEAK POSITION
7
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15
Plies Goon Affiliated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goon Affiliated
9
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PEAK POSITION
4
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16
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
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22
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Michael Jackson Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack)
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PEAK POSITION
37
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Gains in performance
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Rihanna Rated R Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated R
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
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Gains in performance
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Monica Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
21
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1
PEAK POSITION
16
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Gains in performance
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Marvin Sapp Here I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Am
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
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Gains in performance
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JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 3
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
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22
Sade Soldier Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soldier Of Love
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
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23
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
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
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Jaheim Another Round Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Round
24
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
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Gains in performance
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Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III
27
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Mary J. Blige STRONGER withEach Tear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
STRONGER withEach Tear
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
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Gains in performance
27
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
23
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
42
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28
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
25
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
43
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29
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are Young Money
30
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3
PEAK POSITION
28
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Gains in performance
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Maxwell BLACKsummers'night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BLACKsummers'night
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52
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PEAK POSITION
9
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32
Robin Thicke Sex Therapy: The Session Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Therapy: The Session
32
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2
PEAK POSITION
29
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33
Lil Jon Crunk Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crunk Rock
33
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
2
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Z-Ro Heroin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heroin
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LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
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Trina Amazin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Amazin'
36
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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37
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
39
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
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Gains in performance
38
Leela James My Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
35
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
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39
8Ball & MJG Ten Toes Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ten Toes Down
37
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
40
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
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LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings I Learned The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Learned The Hard Way
38
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
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42
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane Burrrprint(2) HD Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Burrrprint(2) HD
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
12
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LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
23
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44
Raheem DeVaughn The Love & War Masterpeace Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Love & War Masterpeace
46
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
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Gains in performance
45
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Timbaland Presents Shock Value II
42
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
30
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46
Mariah Carey Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
41
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47
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony UNI5: The World's Enemy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
UNI5: The World's Enemy
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LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
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Joe iTunes Live From SoHo (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
iTunes Live From SoHo (EP)
Gains in performance
49
Melanie Fiona The Bridge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bridge
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LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
34
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Gains in performance
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PEAK POSITION
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Gains in performance
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