All Charts
How This Chart Works
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
3
LAST WEEK
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Pink Friday
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
Gains in performance

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
3
Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loud
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
4
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
5
R. Kelly Love Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letter
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
6
Jamie Foxx Best Night Of My Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Best Night Of My Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
7
T.I. No Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Mercy
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
8
Michael Jackson Michael Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Michael
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | MJJ/Epic
9
Keyshia Cole Calling All Hearts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Calling All Hearts
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
10
Keri Hilson No Boys Allowed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Boys Allowed
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Zone 4/Interscope
11
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
12
Diddy - Dirty Money Last Train To Paris Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last Train To Paris
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Bad Boy/Interscope
13
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
14  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
14
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lady Killer
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Radiculture/Elektra
15
Kid Cudi Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
16
Trey Songz Passion, Pain & Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Passion, Pain & Pleasure
16  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
17
Charlie Wilson Just Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Charlie
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music/Jive
18
Tank Now Or Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now Or Never
18  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | MoGame/Song Dynasty/Atlantic
19
Ne-Yo Libra Scale Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Libra Scale
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
20
Jazmine Sullivan Love Me Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Me Back
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
21
Nelly 5.0 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
5.0
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Derrty
22
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flockaveli
22  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
23
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
24  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
24
Usher Versus (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Versus (EP)
36  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
25
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
29  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
26
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
21  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
27
JAY-Z Hits Collection: Volume One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hits Collection: Volume One
25  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc Nation/Def Jam
28
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
26  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
29
Usher Raymond V Raymond Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Raymond V Raymond
35  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
30
Ciara Basic Instinct Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Basic Instinct
27  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | LaFace/Jive
31
Fantasia Back To Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Me
30  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | S/19/J
32
Ghostface Killah Apollo Kids Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Apollo Kids
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
33
El DeBarge Second Chance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Second Chance
37  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Geffen
34
Eric Benet Lost In Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lost In Time
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
35
Kandi Kandi Koated Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kandi Koated
31  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Kandi Koated/Asylum
36
Chrisette Michele Let Freedom Reign Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let Freedom Reign
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
37
John Legend & The Roots WAKE UP! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
WAKE UP!
John Legend & The Roots
38  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Home School/G.O.O.D./Columbia
38
Soulja Boy The DeAndre Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The DeAndre Way
34  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | ColliPark/S.O.D. Money Gang/Interscope
39
Soundtrack Step Up 3D Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Step Up 3D
39  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
40
Sade Soldier Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soldier Of Love
58  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
41
Lloyd Banks H.F.M.2 (Hunger For More 2) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
H.F.M.2 (Hunger For More 2)
40  Last
Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit
42
Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The ArchAndroid: Suites II And III
42  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Wondaland/Bad Boy
43
Ron Isley Mr. I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. I
Ron Isley
44  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Soul Classics/Def Jam
44
Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
49  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive
45
Jeremih All About You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All About You
48  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
60
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mick Schultz/Def Jam
46
Flo Rida Only 1 Flo Part 1 (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Only 1 Flo Part 1 (EP)
45  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
47
Lil Wayne Rebirth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebirth
41  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
48
Wiz Khalifa Deal Or No Deal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Deal Or No Deal
51  Last
25  Peak
30  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
63
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
iHipHop | Rostrum
49
Gucci Mane The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted
46  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
55
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
50
The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
53  Last
32  Peak
19  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

Chart Archive Search
SELECT A DATE
Try a birthday or anniversary
 

Please try a different date

Loading...
THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.