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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
The Heist
Imprint/Promotion Label
Macklemore
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis The Heist Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heist
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
2
MGK Lace Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lace Up
MGK
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | EST19XX/Bad Boy/Interscope
3
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice
4
Various Artists Kanye West Presents GOOD Music Cruel Summer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kanye West Presents GOOD Music Cruel Summer
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
5
2 Chainz Based On A T.R.U. Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Based On A T.R.U. Story
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Real University/Def Jam
6
JAY-Z Live In Brooklyn Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live In Brooklyn
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roc Nation
7
Lupe Fiasco Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 1st & 15th/Atlantic
8
MellowHype Numbers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Numbers
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Odd Future
9
Trey Songz Chapter V Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chapter V
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
10
Rick Ross God Forgives, I Don't Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
God Forgives, I Don't
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam
11
Chris Brown Fortune Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fortune
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
12
Frank Ocean Channel Orange Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Channel Orange
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
13
DJ Drama Quality Street Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Quality Street Music
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Aphilliates
14
Usher Looking 4 Myself Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Looking 4 Myself
11  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
15
Future Pluto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pluto
13  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
16
Faith Evans R&B Divas (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R&B Divas (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Prolific
17
Drake Take Care Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Care
14  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
18
Nas Life Is Good Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life Is Good
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
19
Elle Varner Perfectly Imperfect Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Perfectly Imperfect
15  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK
20
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
16  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
21
Xzibit Napalm Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Napalm
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Open Bar | Xzibit
22
Rihanna Talk That Talk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Talk That Talk
18  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
23
Vivian Green The Green Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Green Room
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
24
Various Artists XXL: Special Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
XXL: Special Edition
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED
25
R. Kelly Write Me Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Write Me Back
20  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
26
Robert Glasper Experiment Black Radio Recovered: The Remix (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Radio Recovered: The Remix (EP)
Robert Glasper Experiment
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
27
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Carter IV
19  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
28
Various Artists Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Maybach Music Group Presents: Self Made 2
27  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maybach/Def Jam
29
Beyonce 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4
36  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
38
PREVIOUS WEEK
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
30
Jay Z Kanye West Watch The Throne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watch The Throne
Jay Z Kanye West
26  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roc-A-Fella/Roc Nation/Def Jam
31
Slaughterhouse Welcome To: Our House Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Welcome To: Our House
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
32
DJ Khaled Kiss The Ring Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss The Ring
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | We The Best/Young Money/Cash Money
33
Z-Ro Angel Dust Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Angel Dust
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
34
DMX Undisputed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Undisputed
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Seven Arts
35
Angie Stone Rich Girl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rich Girl
24  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Saguaro Road | Saguaro Road Rhythm
36
Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Our Version Of Events
47  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
43
PREVIOUS WEEK
47
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
37
Soundtrack Project X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project X
32  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
29
PREVIOUS WEEK
32
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
38
Young Jeezy TM:103: Hustlerz Ambition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TM:103: Hustlerz Ambition
31  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
37
PREVIOUS WEEK
31
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | CTE/Def Jam
39
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
47  Weeks
42
PREVIOUS WEEK
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Matriarch/Geffen
40
B.o.B Strange Clouds Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Strange Clouds
39  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
34
PREVIOUS WEEK
39
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
41
Tyga Careless World: Rise Of The Last King Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Careless World: Rise Of The Last King
35  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
35
PREVIOUS WEEK
35
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
42
Tamia Beautiful Surprise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beautiful Surprise
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
PREVIOUS WEEK
29
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Plus 1
43
Mint Condition Music @ The Speed Of Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Music @ The Speed Of Life
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
PREVIOUS WEEK
33
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | Caged Bird
44
Pitbull Planet Pit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Planet Pit
34  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
32
PREVIOUS WEEK
34
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/J
45
Anthony Hamilton Back To Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back To Love
38  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
41
PREVIOUS WEEK
38
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
46
MeShell Ndegeocello Pour Une Ame Souveraine: A Dedication To Nina Simone  Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pour Une Ame Souveraine: A Dedication To Nina Simone
Last
46  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
naive
47
Kendrick Lamar Section.80 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Section.80
49  Last
22  Peak
43  Weeks
49
PREVIOUS WEEK
49
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Dawg
48
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
43  Last
33  Peak
39  Weeks
47
PREVIOUS WEEK
43
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Flashback
49
Mac Miller Blue Slide Park Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blue Slide Park
52  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
52
PREVIOUS WEEK
52
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
50
Jennifer Lopez Dance Again ... The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dance Again ... The Hits
42  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
40
PREVIOUS WEEK
42
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
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