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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
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Recovery
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope

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1
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
2
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
3
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
4
Bun-B Trill O.G. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trill O.G.
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | Trill/J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
5
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The E.N.D.
Last
Peak
62  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
6
Usher Raymond V Raymond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raymond V Raymond
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
7
Soundtrack Step Up 3D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step Up 3D
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
8
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
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
9
Big Boi Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
10
Alicia Keys The Element Of Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Freedom
10  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK/J
11
Rihanna Rated R Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated R
16  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
12
The Roots How I Got Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How I Got Over
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
13
Ludacris Battle Of The Sexes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Battle Of The Sexes
15  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
14
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
21  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
15
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relapse
14  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
16
Prince/Bria Valente Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r
Prince/Bria Valente
13  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
17
The-Dream Love King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love King
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
18
Monica Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
20  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
19
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
Peak
48  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
20
Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley Distant Relatives Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Distant Relatives
18  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Ghetto Youths/Def Jam
21
Trey Songz Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready
19  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
22
Various Artists Back In The Day: A Summertime Hip-Hop Mix Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back In The Day: A Summertime Hip-Hop Mix
22  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | Rhino Custom Products
23
Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III
25  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Wondaland/Bad Boy
24
Sade Soldier Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soldier Of Love
28  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
25
Marvin Sapp Here I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Am
26  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Verity
26
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 3
31  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
27
Tech N9ne Collabos The Gates Mixed Plate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Gates Mixed Plate
Tech N9ne Collabos
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
28
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
30  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Control Freaq/Universal Motown
29
The Budos Band The Budos Band III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Budos Band III
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Daptone
30
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are Young Money
35  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
31
Mary J. Blige STRONGER withEach Tear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
STRONGER withEach Tear
32  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
32
Jaheim Another Round Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Round
29  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
33
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
33  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
34
Keith Sweat Ridin' Solo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ridin' Solo
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kedar
35
Fat Joe The Darkside: Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Darkside: Vol. 1
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Terror Squad
36
Eli "Paperboy" Reed Come And Get It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come And Get It
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
37
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack)
37  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | MJJ/Epic
38
Dru Hill InDRUpendence Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
InDRUpendence Day
27  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kedar
39
Plies Goon Affiliated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goon Affiliated
36  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
40
Corinne Bailey Rae The Sea Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sea
46  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
41
Maxwell BLACKsummers'night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BLACKsummers'night
39  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
42
Curren$Y Pilot Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pilot Talk
38  Last
Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DD172
43
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
41  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
44
Brian Culbertson XII Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
XII
43  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | GRP
45
Toni Braxton Pulse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pulse
47  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
46
Dwele W.ants W.orld W.omen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
W.ants W.orld W.omen
44  Last
Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | RT
47
Robin Thicke Sex Therapy: The Session Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Therapy: The Session
45  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
48
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane Burrrprint(2) HD Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Burrrprint(2) HD
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane
49  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
49
8Ball & MJG Ten Toes Down Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ten Toes Down
51  Last
10  Peak
15  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Grand Hustle
50
Corinne Bailey Rae iTunes Live From SoHo (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
iTunes Live From SoHo (EP)
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
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