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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Parkwood

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1
Beyonce 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

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

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
3
Jill Scott The Light Of The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Light Of The Sun
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Blues Babe
4
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Famous
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
5
Lloyd King Of Hearts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Hearts
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Young-Goldie/Zone 4/Interscope
6
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
7
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
8
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
9
Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loud
12  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
10
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
Last
Peak
56  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
11
Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
12
Ledisi Pieces Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
13
Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
14  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive
14
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All 6's & 7's
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
15
Marsha Ambrosius Late Nights & Early Mornings Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Late Nights & Early Mornings
16  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
16
Kirk Franklin Hello Fear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hello Fear
17  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/Verity/RCA Inspiration
17
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
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
18
Curren$Y Weekend At Burnies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Weekend At Burnies
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Brooklyn Dust
20
Sade The Ultimate Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Collection
22  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
21
Lupe Fiasco Lasers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lasers
23  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
22
Kendrick Lamar Section.80 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Section.80
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Dawg
23
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
21  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
24
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lady Killer
27  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Radiculture/Elektra
25
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
28  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
26
Jennifer Hudson I Remember Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Remember Me
26  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Arista
27
Jagged Edge The Remedy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Remedy
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
28
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
31  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
29
R. Kelly Love Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letter
29  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
30
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
32  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
31
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goblin
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
32
Trin-i-tee 5:7 Angel & Chanelle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Angel & Chanelle
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | Music World Gospel
33
Mary Mary Something Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Big
30  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | My Block
34
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
35  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
35
Tinie Tempah Disc-Overy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Disc-Overy
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Disturbing London
36
Trey Songz Passion, Pain & Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Passion, Pain & Pleasure
37  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
37
Raphael Saadiq Stone Rollin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Rollin'
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
38
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
42  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
39
The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
46  Last
32  Peak
45  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
40
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flockaveli
45  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
41
YelaWolf Trunk Muzik 0-60 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trunk Muzik 0-60
67  Last
26  Peak
30  Weeks
67
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Ghet-O-Vision/DGC/Interscope
42
Shabazz Palaces Black Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Up
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
43
Kelly Price Kelly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kelly
41  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | My Block/Sang Girl!
44
T.I. No Mercy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Mercy
49  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Grand Hustle/Atlantic
45
Musiq Soulchild musiqinthemagiq Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
musiqinthemagiq
33  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
46
Paula Abdul 10 Great Songs Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
10 Great Songs
52  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
47
Mac Miller On And On And Beyond (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On And On And Beyond (EP)
59  Last
15  Peak
15  Weeks
59
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
48
New Boyz Too Cool To Care Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Cool To Care
53  Last
Peak
Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Shotty
49
Keri Hilson No Boys Allowed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Boys Allowed
50  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
51
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Zone 4/Interscope
50
Gorilla Zoe King Kong Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Kong
44  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Block/Atlantic
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