TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
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Tha Carter IV
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Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter IV
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J. Cole Cole World: The Sideline Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cole World: The Sideline Story
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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
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Johnny Gill Still Winning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Winning
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
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16
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Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
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DJ Drama Third Power Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Third Power
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Mayer Hawthorne How Do You Do Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
How Do You Do
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2
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10
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
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47
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Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
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Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
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Eminem Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
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70
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Gains in performance
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Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
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30
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Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Famous
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2
PEAK POSITION
16
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Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
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17
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The Game The R.E.D. Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The R.E.D. Album
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8
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Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
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29
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Gains in performance
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Styles P Master Of Ceremonies Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Master Of Ceremonies
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2
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Jill Scott The Light Of The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Light Of The Sun
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17
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Drake Thank Me Later Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thank Me Later
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PEAK POSITION
71
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Kelly Rowland Here I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Here I Am
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12
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Ledisi Pieces Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of Me
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PEAK POSITION
18
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Gains in performance
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Kirk Franklin Hello Fear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hello Fear
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3
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30
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Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
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46
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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
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21
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Gains in performance
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Marsha Ambrosius Late Nights & Early Mornings Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Late Nights & Early Mornings
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33
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23
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DJ Khaled We The Best Forever Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
We The Best Forever
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13
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29
Murs Love & Rockets: Vol. 1: The Transformation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Rockets: Vol. 1: The Transformation
Gains in performance
30
Jill Scott Hidden Beach Presents: The Original Jill Scott From The Vault Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hidden Beach Presents: The Original Jill Scott From The Vault Vol. 1
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Tech N9ne All 6's & 7's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All 6's & 7's
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PEAK POSITION
19
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32
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lady Killer
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2
PEAK POSITION
49
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Gains in performance
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The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
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59
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Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
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PEAK POSITION
62
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Gains in performance
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Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
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PEAK POSITION
48
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Ace Hood Blood Sweat + Tears Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blood Sweat + Tears
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10
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Rick Ross Teflon Don Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Teflon Don
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PEAK POSITION
65
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38
Sade The Ultimate Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ultimate Collection
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2
PEAK POSITION
24
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39
Phonte Charity Starts At Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Charity Starts At Home
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PEAK POSITION
3
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40
Lupe Fiasco Lasers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
46
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PEAK POSITION
32
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Gains in performance
41
YelaWolf Trunk Muzik 0-60 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trunk Muzik 0-60
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26
PEAK POSITION
44
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Gains in performance
42
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Not A Human Being
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Jill Scott Live At House Of Blues: Sunset Strip (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live At House Of Blues: Sunset Strip (EP)
Gains in performance
44
Z-Ro Meth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Meth
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4
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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
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49
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Jennifer Hudson I Remember Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Remember Me
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30
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Mac Miller On And On And Beyond (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On And On And Beyond (EP)
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15
PEAK POSITION
29
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Gains in performance
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R. Kelly Love Letter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Letter
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PEAK POSITION
44
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49
Mary Mary Something Big Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Big
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29
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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
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