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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
The Light Of The Sun
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | Blues Babe
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Jill Scott The Light Of The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Light Of The Sun
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:
Warner Bros. | Blues Babe
2
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
3
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
4
Ledisi Pieces Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
5
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
6
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
7
Jagged Edge The Remedy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Remedy
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
8
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
9
Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loud
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
10
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All 6's & 7's
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
11
Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
12
Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Brooklyn Dust
13
Kirk Franklin Hello Fear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hello Fear
11  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/Verity/RCA Inspiration
14
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
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
15
Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
13  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive
16
Marsha Ambrosius Late Nights & Early Mornings Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Late Nights & Early Mornings
14  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
17
Sade The Ultimate Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Collection
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
18
Lupe Fiasco Lasers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lasers
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
19
Gorilla Zoe King Kong Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Kong
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Block/Atlantic
20
Jennifer Hudson I Remember Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Remember Me
18  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Arista
21
Grieves Together/Apart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Together/Apart
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
22
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lady Killer
20  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Radiculture/Elektra
23
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
19  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
24
R. Kelly Love Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letter
21  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
25
Raphael Saadiq Stone Rollin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Rollin'
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
26
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
26  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

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
27  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
28
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goblin
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
29
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
24  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
30
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
29  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
31
Musiq Soulchild musiqinthemagiq Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
musiqinthemagiq
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
32
Mary Mary Something Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Big
28  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | My Block
33
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Angel & Chanelle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Angel & Chanelle
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | Music World Gospel
34
Kelly Price Kelly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kelly
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | My Block/Sang Girl!
35
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
33  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
36
Trey Songz Passion, Pain & Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Passion, Pain & Pleasure
35  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
37
Tinie Tempah Disc-Overy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Disc-Overy
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Disturbing London
38
The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
33  Last
32  Peak
43  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
39
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flockaveli
37  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
40
Yolanda Adams Becoming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Becoming
44  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
N-House
41
Mint Condition 7 ... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
7 ...
51  Last
12  Peak
12  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | Caged Bird
42
T.I. No Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Mercy
42  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
43
Random Axe Random Axe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Random Axe
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Duck Down
44
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
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | D-Block/Ruff Ryders/Def Jam
45
Jeremih All About You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All About You
41  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mick Schultz/Def Jam
46
Charlie Wilson Just Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Charlie
40  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music/Jive
47
Various Artists T.D. Jakes Presents: Sacred Love Songs 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
T.D. Jakes Presents: Sacred Love Songs 2
53  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dexterity Sounds
48
New Boyz Too Cool To Care Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Cool To Care
38  Last
Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Shotty
49
Tank Now Or Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Now Or Never
47  Last
10  Peak
28  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | MoGame/Song Dynasty/Atlantic
50
Mac Miller On And On And Beyond (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On And On And Beyond (EP)
62  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
62
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
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