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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
2
LAST WEEK
12
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
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
2
Fantasia Back To Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | S/19/J
3
Lyfe Jennings I Still Believe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Still Believe
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Jesus Swings
4
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
5
Usher Versus (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Versus (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
6
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
7
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
8
Usher Raymond V Raymond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raymond V Raymond
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
9
Fabolous There Is No Competition 2: The Grieving Music Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There Is No Competition 2: The Grieving Music Mixtape
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Desert Storm/Def Jam
10
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The E.N.D.
Last
Peak
65  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
11
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
19  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
12
Gerald Levert The Best Of Gerald Levert Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Gerald Levert
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atlantic
13
Bun-B Trill O.G. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trill O.G.
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | Trill/J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
14
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
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
15
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relapse
17  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
16
Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley Distant Relatives Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Distant Relatives
20  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Ghetto Youths/Def Jam
17
Alicia Keys The Element Of Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Freedom
13  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK/J
18
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
14  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
19
Monica Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
15  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
20
Trey Songz Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready
22  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
21
Rihanna Rated R Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated R
19  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
22
Ludacris Battle Of The Sexes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Battle Of The Sexes
16  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
23
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
18  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
24
The Roots How I Got Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How I Got Over
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
25
Sade Soldier Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soldier Of Love
25  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

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
26  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
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
38  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
28
Soundtrack Step Up 3D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step Up 3D
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
29
The-Dream Love King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love King
23  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
30
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 3
28  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
31
Jaheim Another Round Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Round
31  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
32
Erykah Badu Icon: Erykah Badu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: Erykah Badu
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
33
Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III
32  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Wondaland/Bad Boy
34
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
33  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
35
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are Young Money
29  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
36
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
23  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Control Freaq/Universal Motown
37
Dondria Dondria Vs Phatfffat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dondria Vs Phatfffat
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | So So Def
38
Calvin Richardson America's Most Wanted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
America's Most Wanted
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | Nu Mo
39
Maxwell BLACKsummers'night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BLACKsummers'night
34  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
40
Janet Jackson Icon: Janet Jackson: Number Ones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: Janet Jackson: Number Ones
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | A&M
41
Kirk Whalum Everything Is Everything: The Music Of Donny Hathaway Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything Is Everything: The Music Of Donny Hathaway
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mack Avenue | Rendezvous
42
Tech N9ne Collabos The Gates Mixed Plate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Gates Mixed Plate
Tech N9ne Collabos
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
43
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
46  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | MJJ/Epic
44
Plies Goon Affiliated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goon Affiliated
38  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic
45
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
40  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
46
Keith Sweat Ridin' Solo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ridin' Solo
39  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kedar
47
DJ Muggs Vs Ill Bill Kill Devil Hills Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kill Devil Hills
DJ Muggs Vs Ill Bill
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Beats
48
The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
49
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings I Learned The Hard Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Learned The Hard Way
47  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Daptone
50
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane Burrrprint(2) HD Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Burrrprint(2) HD
DJ Holiday + Gucci Mane
43  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
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