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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Shady/Interscope
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

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

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
3
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All 6's & 7's
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
4
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
5
Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loud
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
6
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
7
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
53  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
8
Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
9
Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Brooklyn Dust
10
Various Artists Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made: Vol. I
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
11
Kirk Franklin Hello Fear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hello Fear
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/Verity/RCA Inspiration
12
Gorilla Zoe King Kong Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Kong
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Block/Atlantic
13
Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
12  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive
14
Marsha Ambrosius Late Nights & Early Mornings Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Late Nights & Early Mornings
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
15
Random Axe Random Axe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Random Axe
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Duck Down
16
Lupe Fiasco Lasers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lasers
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
17
Sade The Ultimate Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Collection
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
18
Jennifer Hudson I Remember Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Remember Me
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Arista
19
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
17  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
20
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lady Killer
16  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Radiculture/Elektra
21
R. Kelly Love Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letter
21  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
22
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Angel & Chanelle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Angel & Chanelle
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | Music World Gospel
23
Raphael Saadiq Stone Rollin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Rollin'
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
24
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
20  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
25
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goblin
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
26
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
27  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
27
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
23  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
28
Mary Mary Something Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Big
22  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | My Block
29
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
29  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
30
Musiq Soulchild musiqinthemagiq Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
musiqinthemagiq
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
31
Kelly Price Kelly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kelly
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | My Block/Sang Girl!
32
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
32  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
33
The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
35  Last
32  Peak
42  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
34
Tinie Tempah Disc-Overy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Disc-Overy
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Disturbing London
35
Trey Songz Passion, Pain & Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Passion, Pain & Pleasure
33  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
36
Jadakiss I Love You (A Dedication To My Fans): The Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Love You (A Dedication To My Fans): The Mixtape
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | D-Block/Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
37
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flockaveli
34  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
38
New Boyz Too Cool To Care Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Cool To Care
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Shotty
39
Keri Hilson No Boys Allowed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Boys Allowed
41  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Zone 4/Interscope
40
Charlie Wilson Just Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Charlie
42  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music/Jive
41
Jeremih All About You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All About You
36  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mick Schultz/Def Jam
42
T.I. No Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Mercy
40  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
43
Diddy - Dirty Money Last Train To Paris Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Last Train To Paris
39  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Bad Boy/Interscope
44
Yolanda Adams Becoming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Becoming
37  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
N-House
45
Gucci Mane The Return Of Mr. Zone 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Return Of Mr. Zone 6
44  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad
46
Aretha Franklin A Woman Falling Out Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Woman Falling Out Of Love
38  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aretha's Records
47
Tank Now Or Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now Or Never
43  Last
10  Peak
27  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | MoGame/Song Dynasty/Atlantic
48
KeKe Wyatt Unbelievable! Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unbelievable!
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
49
Marvin Gaye Icon: Marvin Gaye Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: Marvin Gaye
53  Last
44  Peak
40  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
50
Stephen Marley Revelation Pt. 1: The Root Of Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Revelation Pt. 1: The Root Of Life
46  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Ghetto Youths/Tuff Gong
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