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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
12
WEEKS AT NO. 1
18
WEEKS ON CHART
Take Care
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money

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1
Drake Take Care Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Care
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
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
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Rihanna Talk That Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Talk That Talk
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
4
Tech N9ne Klusterfuk (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Klusterfuk (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strange
5
Soundtrack Project X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project X
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
6
Young Jeezy TM:103: Hustlerz Ambition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TM:103: Hustlerz Ambition
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
7
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter IV
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
8
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
9
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
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
10
Beyonce 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4
10  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
11
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
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Commercial Music Group
12
Ruben Studdard Letters From Birmingham Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Letters From Birmingham
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
13
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday
18  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
14
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
16  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
15
J. Cole Cole World: The Sideline Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cole World: The Sideline Story
13  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
16
Estelle All Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All Of Me
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Home School/Atlantic
17
Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lioness: Hidden Treasures
15  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
18
Wale Ambition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ambition
17  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
19
Tyrese Open Invitation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Open Invitation
14  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Voltron Recordz
20
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
20  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
21
Anthony Hamilton Back To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Love
19  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
22
Robert Glasper Experiment Black Radio Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Radio
Robert Glasper Experiment
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
23
Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
23  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
24
Childish Gambino Camp Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Camp
26  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
25
Chiddy Bang Breakfast Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Breakfast
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | I.R.S./Virgin
26
YelaWolf Radioactive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Radioactive
28  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Ghet-O-Vision/Shady/DGC/Interscope
27
Rihanna Loud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loud
27  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
28
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
22  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
29
Miguel All I Want Is You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
All I Want Is You
36  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice/Jive
30
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
24  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Doggystyle/Atlantic
31
Robin Thicke Love After War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love After War
29  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Geffen
32
Mac Miller Blue Slide Park Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blue Slide Park
33  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
33
Seal Soul 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul 2
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
34
Mindless Behavior #1 Girl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
#1 Girl
31  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Streamline/Conjunction/Interscope
35
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
30  Last
Peak
84  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
36
Kirk Franklin Hello Fear Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hello Fear
35  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/Verity/RCA Inspiration
37
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
32  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
38
The Game The R.E.D. Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The R.E.D. Album
46  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
58
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC
39
Jill Scott The Light Of The Sun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Light Of The Sun
41  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Blues Babe
40
Big Sean Finally Famous Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally Famous
39  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
41
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
49  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
42
Yo Gotti LIVE From The Kitchen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
LIVE From The Kitchen
43  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Polo Grounds
43
Ledisi Pieces Of Me Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pieces Of Me
40  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve Forecast
44
T-Pain rEVOLVEr Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
rEVOLVEr
42  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Nappy Boy/Konvict
45
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Goblin
44  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
56
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
46
YelaWolf Trunk Muzik 0-60 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trunk Muzik 0-60
48  Last
26  Peak
66  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Ghet-O-Vision/DGC/Interscope
47
Michael Jackson Immortal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Immortal
34  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
48
Webbie Savage Life 3 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Savage Life 3
50  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Trill
49
Too $hort No Trespassing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Trespassing
38  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dangerous Music
50
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Lady Killer
51  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Radiculture/Elektra
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