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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
LAST WEEK
6
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
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
2
Various Artists Slow Grind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Slow Grind
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Sony Commercial Music Group/Universal Special Markets
3
Kelly Rowland Here I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Am
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Universal Motown
4
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
5
DJ Khaled We The Best Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We The Best Forever
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
6
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
7
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
8
Jill Scott The Light Of The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Light Of The Sun
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Blues Babe
9
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Famous
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
10
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
12  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
11
Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loud
13  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
12
Joss Stone LP1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LP1
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Surfdog | Stone'd
13
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
11  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
14
Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Brooklyn Dust
15
Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
14  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
16
Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
16  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive
17
Kirk Franklin Hello Fear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hello Fear
17  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/Verity/RCA Inspiration
18
Ledisi Pieces Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of Me
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
19
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All 6's & 7's
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
20
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
22  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
21
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
26  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
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
23  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
23
Jennifer Hudson I Remember Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Remember Me
31  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Arista
24
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
30  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
25
Wu-Tang Legendary Weapons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Legendary Weapons
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Wu-Tang
26
Marsha Ambrosius Late Nights & Early Mornings Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Late Nights & Early Mornings
24  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
27
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
32  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
28
Lupe Fiasco Lasers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lasers
28  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
29
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lady Killer
27  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Radiculture/Elektra
30
Kindred The Family Soul Love Has No Recession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Has No Recession
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | Purpose
31
Lloyd King Of Hearts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Hearts
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Young-Goldie/Zone 4/Interscope
32
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
35  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
33
R. Kelly Love Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letter
33  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
34
Brian McKnight Just Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Me
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Mr. Solane
35
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goblin
34  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
36
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
37  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
37
The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
36  Last
32  Peak
49  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
38
Mary Mary Something Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Big
40  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | My Block
39
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
38  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
40
Trey Songz Passion, Pain & Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Passion, Pain & Pleasure
41  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
41
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flockaveli
42  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
42
Jay Rock Follow Me Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Follow Me Home
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Top Dawg/Strange
43
Curren$Y Weekend At Burnies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Weekend At Burnies
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
44
Jagged Edge The Remedy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Remedy
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
45
Mac Miller On And On And Beyond (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On And On And Beyond (EP)
48  Last
15  Peak
19  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
46
Tinie Tempah Disc-Overy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Disc-Overy
47  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Disturbing London
47
Pimp C Still Pimping Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Pimping
46  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
48
JAY-Z Hits Collection: Volume One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hits Collection: Volume One
64  Last
11  Peak
37  Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
66
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc Nation/Def Jam
49
Kelly Price Kelly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kelly
49  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | My Block/Sang Girl!
50
Raphael Saadiq Stone Rollin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Rollin'
43  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
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