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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Careless World: Rise Of The Last King
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Tyga Careless World: Rise Of The Last King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Careless World: Rise Of The Last King
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
Chiddy Bang Breakfast Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breakfast
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | I.R.S./Virgin
3
Drake Take Care Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Care
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
4
Rihanna Talk That Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Talk That Talk
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
5
Young Jeezy TM:103: Hustlerz Ambition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TM:103: Hustlerz Ambition
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
6
Mary J. Blige My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act 1) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act 1)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
7
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
8
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter IV
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
9
Beyonce 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4
Last
Peak
35  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
10
Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lioness: Hidden Treasures
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
11
Tyrese Open Invitation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Open Invitation
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Voltron Recordz
12
J. Cole Cole World: The Sideline Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cole World: The Sideline Story
11  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
13
Whitney Houston Triple Feature: I'm Your Baby Tonight/My Love Is Your Love/Just Whitney Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Triple Feature: I'm Your Baby Tonight/My Love Is Your Love/Just Whitney
74  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
74
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Commercial Music Group
14
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
10  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
15
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
16  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
16
Wale Ambition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ambition
14  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
17
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
15  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
18
Seal Soul 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul 2
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
19
Anthony Hamilton Back To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Love
18  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
20
Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
13  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
21
Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loud
17  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
22
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
20  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
23
Mindless Behavior #1 Girl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
#1 Girl
23  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope
24
Childish Gambino Camp Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Camp
21  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
25
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Mac + Devin Go To High School (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mac + Devin Go To High School (Soundtrack)
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa
26  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Doggystyle/Atlantic
26
Mac Miller Blue Slide Park Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blue Slide Park
25  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
27
YelaWolf Radioactive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Radioactive
24  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Ghet-O-Vision/Shady/DGC/Interscope
28
Kirk Franklin Hello Fear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hello Fear
28  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/Verity/RCA Inspiration
29
The Temptations Icon: The Temptations Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: The Temptations
32  Last
29  Peak
78  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
30
Michael Jackson Immortal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Immortal
27  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
31
T-Pain rEVOLVEr Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
rEVOLVEr
33  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Nappy Boy/Konvict
32
Robin Thicke Love After War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love After War
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Geffen
33
Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
34  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive
34
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Famous
35  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
35
Yo Gotti LIVE From The Kitchen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LIVE From The Kitchen
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Polo Grounds
36
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
38  Last
Peak
81  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
37
Ledisi Pieces Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of Me
31  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
38
Jill Scott The Light Of The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Light Of The Sun
37  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Blues Babe
39
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
22  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
40
Etta James Icon: Etta James Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: Etta James
30  Last
24  Peak
29  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Chess/Geffen
41
Common The Dreamer / The Believer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dreamer / The Believer
29  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Think Common
42
Marvin Gaye Icon: Marvin Gaye Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Icon: Marvin Gaye
41  Last
41  Peak
74  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Motown
43
Webbie Savage Life 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Savage Life 3
48  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Trill
44
Trey Songz Inevitable (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Inevitable (EP)
40  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
45
Chaka Khan S.O.U.L.: Chaka Khan Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
S.O.U.L.: Chaka Khan
49  Last
45  Peak
22  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Commercial Music Group
46
Roberta Flack Let It Be Roberta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let It Be Roberta
42  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SLG | 429
47
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
53  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
53
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
48
YelaWolf Trunk Muzik 0-60 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trunk Muzik 0-60
56  Last
26  Peak
63  Weeks
56
LAST WEEK
54
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Ghet-O-Vision/DGC/Interscope
49
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goblin
64  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
64
LAST WEEK
64
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
50
Four Tops S.O.U.L.: The Four Tops Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
S.O.U.L.: The Four Tops
54  Last
49  Peak
21  Weeks
54
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Commercial Music Group
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