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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
4
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Parkwood
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
Beyonce 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4
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:
Columbia | Parkwood
2
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Famous
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
3
Jill Scott The Light Of The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Light Of The Sun
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Blues Babe
4
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
5
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
6
Curren$Y Weekend At Burnies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Weekend At Burnies
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
7
Ledisi Pieces Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
8
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
55  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
9
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
10
Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
11
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
12
Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loud
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
13
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All 6's & 7's
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
14
Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
15  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive
15
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
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
16
Marsha Ambrosius Late Nights & Early Mornings Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Late Nights & Early Mornings
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
17
Kirk Franklin Hello Fear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hello Fear
13  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/Verity/RCA Inspiration
18
Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Brooklyn Dust
19
Dom Kennedy II: From The Westside, With Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
II: From The Westside, With Love
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Other People's Money Compnay
20
Jagged Edge The Remedy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Remedy
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
21
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
23  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
22
Sade The Ultimate Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Collection
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
23
Lupe Fiasco Lasers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lasers
18  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
24
Pete Rock / Smif-n-Wessun Monumental Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Monumental
Pete Rock / Smif-n-Wessun
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Duck Down
25
Kendrick Lamar Section.80 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Section.80
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Dawg
26
Jennifer Hudson I Remember Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Remember Me
20  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Arista
27
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lady Killer
22  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Radiculture/Elektra
28
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
26  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
29
R. Kelly Love Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letter
24  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
30
Mary Mary Something Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Big
32  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | My Block
31
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
29  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
32
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
27  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
33
Musiq Soulchild musiqinthemagiq Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
musiqinthemagiq
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
34
Raphael Saadiq Stone Rollin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Rollin'
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
35
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
30  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
36
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goblin
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
37
Trey Songz Passion, Pain & Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Passion, Pain & Pleasure
36  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
38
Shabazz Palaces Black Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Up
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
39
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Angel & Chanelle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Angel & Chanelle
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | Music World Gospel
40
Aretha Franklin A Woman Falling Out Of Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Woman Falling Out Of Love
55  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
55
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aretha's Records
41
Kelly Price Kelly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kelly
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | My Block/Sang Girl!
42
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
35  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
43
Tinie Tempah Disc-Overy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Disc-Overy
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Disturbing London
44
Gorilla Zoe King Kong Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Kong
19  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Block/Atlantic
45
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flockaveli
39  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
46
The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
38  Last
32  Peak
44  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
47
Charlie Wilson Just Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Charlie
46  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music/Jive
48
Grieves Together/Apart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Together/Apart
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
49
T.I. No Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Mercy
42  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
50
Keri Hilson No Boys Allowed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Boys Allowed
51  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Zone 4/Interscope
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