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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
God Forgives, I Don't
Imprint/Promotion Label
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Rick Ross God Forgives, I Don't Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God Forgives, I Don't
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
2
Nas Life Is Good Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Is Good
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
3
Joss Stone The Soul Sessions: Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Soul Sessions: Vol. 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
S-Curve | Stone'd
4
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Channel Orange
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
5
Chris Brown Fortune Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fortune
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
6
Usher Looking 4 Myself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Looking 4 Myself
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
7
Soundtrack Sparkle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sparkle
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
8
Various Artists Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach/Def Jam
9
Jennifer Lopez Dance Again ... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance Again ... The Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
10
R. Kelly Write Me Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Write Me Back
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
11
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
12
Drake Take Care Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Care
10  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
13
Soundtrack Project X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project X
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
14
Rihanna Talk That Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Talk That Talk
11  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
15
Future Pluto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pluto
15  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
16
B.o.B Strange Clouds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Strange Clouds
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
17
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
19  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
18
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter IV
18  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
19
Beyonce 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4
29  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
20
Joshua Ledet American Idol: Season 11: Highlights (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
American Idol: Season 11: Highlights (EP)
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | 19/Interscope
21
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
22  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
22
Young Jeezy TM:103: Hustlerz Ambition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TM:103: Hustlerz Ambition
23  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
23
Tyga Careless World: Rise Of The Last King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Careless World: Rise Of The Last King
21  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
24
Mary Mary Go Get It (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Go Get It (Soundtrack)
26  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | My Block
25
8Ball Life's Quest Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life's Quest
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Push Management
26
J. Cole Cole World: The Sideline Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cole World: The Sideline Story
33  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
27
Waka Flocka Flame Triple F Life: Fans Friends & Family Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Triple F Life: Fans Friends & Family
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Brick Squad Monopoly
28
Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rolling Papers
28  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
29
Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Our Version Of Events
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
30
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)
30  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
31
La Coka Nostra Masters Of The Dark Arts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Masters Of The Dark Arts
Last
31  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Beats | Hell Fire/Uncle Howie/La Coka Nostra
32
Anthony Hamilton Back To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Love
32  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
33
Big K.R.I.T. Live From The Underground Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live From The Underground
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Cinematic/Def Jam
34
Eric Benet The One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The One
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jordan House | Primary Wave
35
Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hell: The Sequel (EP)
38  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
36
Mac Miller Blue Slide Park Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blue Slide Park
34  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
37
Aesop Rock Skelethon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Skelethon
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
38
Monica New Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New Life
37  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
39
Wale Ambition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ambition
44  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach
40
Childish Gambino Camp Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Camp
39  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
41
Curren$Y The Stoned Immaculate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Stoned Immaculate
40  Last
Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
42
Tank This Is How I Feel Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is How I Feel
46  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | MoGame/Atlantic
43
KC And The Sunshine Band Flashback With KC And The Sunshine Band Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flashback With KC And The Sunshine Band
36  Last
33  Peak
29  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Flashback
44
Leela James Loving You More ... In The Spirit Of Etta James Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Loving You More ... In The Spirit Of Etta James
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
45
Melanie Fiona The MF Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The MF Life
43  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | SRC
46
Soundtrack Think Like A Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Think Like A Man
42  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
47
Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lioness: Hidden Treasures
41  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
48
Kem Intimacy: Album III Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Intimacy: Album III
48  Last
Peak
104  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
104
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
49
Chris Brown F.A.M.E. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
F.A.M.E.
57  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
57
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
50
Kendrick Lamar Section.80 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Section.80
60  Last
22  Peak
33  Weeks
60
LAST WEEK
62
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Dawg
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