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Sales Data = TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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
Love, Marriage & Divorce
Toni Braxton & Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label
Def Jam
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Toni Braxton & Babyface Love, Marriage & Divorce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love, Marriage & Divorce
Toni Braxton & Babyface
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:
Def Jam
2
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyonce
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
3
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
4
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis The Heist Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heist
Last
Peak
70  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
5
Drake Nothing Was The Same Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Was The Same
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
6
R. Kelly Black Panties Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Panties
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
7
John Legend Love In The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love In The Future
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | G.O.O.D.
8
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2)
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
good kid, m.A.A.d city
Last
Peak
68  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
10
Jhene Aiko Sail Out (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sail Out (EP)
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium
11
Ruben Studdard Unconditional Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unconditional Love
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
12
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because The Internet
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
13
Kid Ink My Own Lane Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Own Lane
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Tha Alumni Group/88 Classic
14
Tamar Braxton Love And War Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love And War
18  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Streamline
15
K. Michelle Rebellious Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rebellious Soul
15  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
16
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blurred Lines
13  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Star Trak/Interscope
17
Yo Gotti I Am Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
18
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 20/20 Experience
11  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
19
B.o.B Underground Luxury Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Underground Luxury
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RebelRock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
20
JAY-Z Magna Carta... Holy Grail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Magna Carta... Holy Grail
19  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Roc-A-Fella
21
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings Give The People What They Want Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Give The People What They Want
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Daptone
22
Juicy J Stay Trippy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stay Trippy
25  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Kemosabe
23
Sevyn Streeter Call Me Crazy, But... (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Call Me Crazy, But... (EP)
24  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | CBE/Atlantic
24
TGT Three Kings Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Three Kings
28  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
25
Janelle Monae The Electric Lady Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Electric Lady
30  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Wondaland/Bad Boy/Atlantic
26
Rihanna Unapologetic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unapologetic
16  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | SRP
27
Kanye West Yeezus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Yeezus
20  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella
28
Various Artists NOW That's What I Call Slow Jams Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
NOW That's What I Call Slow Jams
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Sony Music/Universal
29
J. Cole Born Sinner Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Born Sinner
26  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Roc Nation
30
Algebra Blessett Recovery Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Recovery
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Slim Frances/Purpose
31
A$AP Rocky Long.Live.A$AP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Long.Live.A$AP
33  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
32
Ty Dolla $ign Beach House (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beach House (EP)
27  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
33
2 Chainz B.O.A.T.S. II #METIME Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B.O.A.T.S. II #METIME
32  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
34
August Alsina Downtown: Life Under The Gun (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Downtown: Life Under The Gun (EP)
29  Last
14  Peak
23  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | NNTME MuCo.
35
Isaiah Rashad Cilvia: Demo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cilvia: Demo
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Dawg
36
Various Artists Hits Of The 90's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hits Of The 90's
34  Last
21  Peak
30  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Drew's Entertainment | Platinum Collection/Turn Up The Music
37
TLC 20 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
20
31  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | LaFace
38
The Weeknd Kiss Land Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Land
39  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
39
The Weeknd Trilogy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trilogy
35  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
40
Pusha T My Name Is My Name Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Name Is My Name
38  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | G.O.O.D./Def Jam
41
Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kaleidoscope Dream
41  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm/Black Ice
42
A$AP Ferg Trap Lord Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trap Lord
37  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
43
Jaheim Appreciation Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Appreciation Day
48  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
44
J. Holiday Guilty Conscience Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Guilty Conscience
42  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
HMG | Music Line
45
Eric Roberson B-Sides, Features & Heartaches Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B-Sides, Features & Heartaches
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Erro Soul
46
Lil Wyte / Frayser Boy B.A.R.: Bay Area Representatives Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B.A.R.: Bay Area Representatives
Last
46  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Phixieous
47
Tech N9ne Something Else Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Something Else
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
48
Mac Miller Watching Movies With The Sound Off Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Watching Movies With The Sound Off
50  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
49
Lil Wayne I Am Not A Human Being II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am Not A Human Being II
43  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
50
Hopsin Knock Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Knock Madness
45  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Funk Volume
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