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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Back To Me
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | S/19/J
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Fantasia Back To Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | S/19/J
2
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
3
Usher Versus (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Versus (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
4
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
95
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
5
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
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
6
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
7
Usher Raymond V Raymond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raymond V Raymond
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
8
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The E.N.D.
Last
Peak
64  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
9
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
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
10
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
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
11
Bun-B Trill O.G. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trill O.G.
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | Trill/J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
12
The Roots How I Got Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How I Got Over
13  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
13
Alicia Keys The Element Of Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Freedom
12  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK/J
14
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
17  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
15
Monica Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
18  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
16
Ludacris Battle Of The Sexes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Battle Of The Sexes
15  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
17
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relapse
19  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
18
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
16  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
19
Rihanna Rated R Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated R
14  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
20
Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley Distant Relatives Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Distant Relatives
23  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Ghetto Youths/Def Jam
21
Soundtrack Step Up 3D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step Up 3D
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
22
Trey Songz Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready
22  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
23
The-Dream Love King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love King
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
24
Dondria Dondria Vs Phatfffat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dondria Vs Phatfffat
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | So So Def
25
Sade Soldier Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soldier Of Love
25  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

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

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Verity
27
Mary J. Blige STRONGER withEach Tear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
STRONGER withEach Tear
27  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
28
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 3
31  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
29
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are Young Money
28  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
30
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
26  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Control Freaq/Universal Motown
31
Jaheim Another Round Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Round
29  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
32
Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III
30  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Wondaland/Bad Boy
33
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
32  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
34
Maxwell BLACKsummers'night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BLACKsummers'night
39  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
35
Bizzy Bone Crossroads : 2010 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crossroads : 2010
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumerian
36
Tech N9ne Collabos The Gates Mixed Plate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Gates Mixed Plate
Tech N9ne Collabos
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
37
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michael Jackson's This Is It (Soundtrack)
35  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | MJJ/Epic
38
Plies Goon Affiliated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goon Affiliated
36  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
39
Keith Sweat Ridin' Solo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ridin' Solo
37  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kedar
40
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
41  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
41
Fat Joe The Darkside: Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Darkside: Vol. 1
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Terror Squad
42
Corinne Bailey Rae The Sea Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Sea
42  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
43
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane Burrrprint(2) HD Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Burrrprint(2) HD
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane
46  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
44
Toni Braxton Pulse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pulse
49  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
45
Dwele W.ants W.orld W.omen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
W.ants W.orld W.omen
47  Last
Peak
Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | RT
46
BeBe & CeCe Winans Still Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still
40  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | B&C
47
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings I Learned The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Learned The Hard Way
50  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Daptone
48
Chrisette Michele Epiphany Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Epiphany
57  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
49
Curren$Y Pilot Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pilot Talk
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DD172
50
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
38  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | Rhino Custom Products
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