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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
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
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:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
2
Beyonce 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
3
Ace Hood Blood Sweat + Tears Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood Sweat + Tears
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | We The Best/Def Jam
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
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
5
Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame 1017 Bricksquad Presents Ferrari Boyz Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
1017 Bricksquad Presents Ferrari Boyz
Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Mizay/1017 Brick Squad
6
Kelly Rowland Here I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Am
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Universal Motown
7
Royce da 5'9" Success Is Certain Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Success Is Certain
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gracie
8
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Famous
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
9
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
Last
Peak
38  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
10
Jill Scott The Light Of The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Light Of The Sun
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Blues Babe
11
Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
10  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
12
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
13
DJ Khaled We The Best Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We The Best Forever
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
14
Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loud
11  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
15
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
16
Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
15  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
17
Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
16  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive
18
Joss Stone LP1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LP1
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Surfdog | Stone'd
19
Kirk Franklin Hello Fear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hello Fear
17  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/Verity/RCA Inspiration
20
Ledisi Pieces Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of Me
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
21
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
21  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
22
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
20  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
23
Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
14  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

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

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | J
25
Jennifer Hudson I Remember Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Remember Me
23  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Arista
26
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
27  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
27
Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All 6's & 7's
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
28
Sade The Ultimate Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Collection
22  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
29
Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
24  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
30
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lady Killer
29  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Radiculture/Elektra
31
Lupe Fiasco Lasers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lasers
28  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
32
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
32  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
33
Various Artists Slow Grind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Slow Grind
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Sony Commercial Music Group/Universal Special Markets
34
Wu-Tang Legendary Weapons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Legendary Weapons
25  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Wu-Tang
35
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goblin
35  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
36
R. Kelly Love Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letter
33  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
37
Lloyd King Of Hearts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Of Hearts
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Young-Goldie/Zone 4/Interscope
38
Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
36  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
39
The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
37  Last
32  Peak
50  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
40
Brian McKnight Just Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Just Me
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Mr. Solane
41
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
39  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dream On/G.O.O.D.
42
Kindred The Family Soul Love Has No Recession Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Has No Recession
30  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | Purpose
43
Trey Songz Passion, Pain & Pleasure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Passion, Pain & Pleasure
40  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
44
Mary Mary Something Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Big
38  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | My Block
45
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flockaveli
41  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 1017 Brick Squad/Asylum
46
Curren$Y Weekend At Burnies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Weekend At Burnies
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
47
YelaWolf Trunk Muzik 0-60 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trunk Muzik 0-60
52  Last
26  Peak
35  Weeks
52
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Ghet-O-Vision/DGC/Interscope
48
JAY-Z Hits Collection: Volume One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hits Collection: Volume One
48  Last
11  Peak
38  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc Nation/Def Jam
49
Tinie Tempah Disc-Overy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Disc-Overy
46  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Disturbing London
50
Raphael Saadiq Stone Rollin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stone Rollin'
50  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
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