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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
Passion, Pain & Pleasure
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Trey Songz Passion, Pain & Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Passion, Pain & Pleasure
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
2
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
3
Fantasia Back To Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | S/19/J
4
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
5
Usher Versus (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Versus (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
6
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
7
Usher Raymond V Raymond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raymond V Raymond
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
8
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
9
Lyfe Jennings I Still Believe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Still Believe
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Jesus Swings
10
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
11  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
11
Will Downing Lust, Love & Lies (An Audio Novel) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lust, Love & Lies (An Audio Novel)
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Peak
12
The Black Eyed Peas The E.N.D. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The E.N.D.
10  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
13
Mavis Staples You Are Not Alone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You Are Not Alone
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Anti-
14
Marques Houston Mattress Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mattress Music
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Musicworks
15
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
19  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
16
Eminem Relapse Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relapse
18  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
17
Krizz Kaliko Shock Treatment Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shock Treatment
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
18
Bun-B Trill O.G. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trill O.G.
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | Trill/J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
19
Michael Grimm Leave Your Hat On Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Leave Your Hat On
65  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
65
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mattikay
20
Trey Songz Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ready
22  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
21
Bilal Airtight's Revenge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Airtight's Revenge
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Orchard | Plug Research
22
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
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
23
Alicia Keys The Element Of Freedom Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Element Of Freedom
20  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK/J
24
Prince/Bria Valente Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r
Prince/Bria Valente
94  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
94
LAST WEEK
85
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
25
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
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Desert Storm/Def Jam
26
Gerald Levert The Best Of Gerald Levert Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Best Of Gerald Levert
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atlantic
27
Monica Still Standing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Standing
21  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
28
Black Milk Album Of The Year Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Album Of The Year
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Beats | Decon
29
Atmosphere To All My Friends, Blood Makes The Blade Holy: The Atmosphere EP's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To All My Friends, Blood Makes The Blade Holy: The Atmosphere EP's
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
30
Rihanna Rated R Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rated R
24  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
31
Marvin Sapp Here I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Am
30  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Verity
32
Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley Distant Relatives Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Distant Relatives
23  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Ghetto Youths/Def Jam
33
Ludacris Battle Of The Sexes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Battle Of The Sexes
25  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | DTP/Def Jam
34
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
26  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
35
JAY-Z The Blueprint 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Blueprint 3
31  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
36
The Roots How I Got Over Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How I Got Over
28  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
37
Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III
29  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Wondaland/Bad Boy
38
Dorrough Get Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get Big
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | NGenius
39
Drake So Far Gone (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
So Far Gone (EP)
35  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
40
Young Buck The Rehab Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Rehab
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Real Talk
41
Sade Soldier Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soldier Of Love
27  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
42
Mary J. Blige STRONGER withEach Tear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
STRONGER withEach Tear
33  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
43
The-Dream Love King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love King
34  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
44
Jaheim Another Round Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Another Round
36  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
45
Erykah Badu Icon: Erykah Badu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: Erykah Badu
38  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
46
Young Money We Are Young Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We Are Young Money
37  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
47
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
39  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Control Freaq/Universal Motown
48
Soundtrack Step Up 3D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step Up 3D
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
49
Gucci Mane The State Vs. Radric Davis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The State Vs. Radric Davis
40  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
50
Maxwell BLACKsummers'night Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
BLACKsummers'night
41  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
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