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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
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Imprint/Promotion Label
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Chris Brown X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
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Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
2
Jennifer Hudson JHud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
JHud
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
3
Jeezy Seen It All: The Autobiography Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seen It All: The Autobiography
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | CTE
4
Jhene Aiko Souled Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Souled Out
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium
5
Iggy Azalea The New Classic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Classic
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
6
Kem Promise To Love: Album IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise To Love: Album IV
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
7
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blacc Hollywood
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
8
Trey Songz Trigga Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trigga
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
9
Luke James Luke James Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luke James
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island
10
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyonce
11  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
11
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
13  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
12
August Alsina Testimony Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Testimony
10  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | NNTME MuCo.
13
Smokey Robinson Smokey & Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smokey & Friends
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
14
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because The Internet
15  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
15
John Legend Love In The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love In The Future
14  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | G.O.O.D.
16
Pharrell Williams G I R L Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
G I R L
16  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | i am OTHER
17
Drake Nothing Was The Same Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Was The Same
17  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
18
Snootie Wild Go Mode (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Go Mode (EP)
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
19
Rittz Next To Nothing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Next To Nothing
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
20
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
These Things Happen
19  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
21
Michael Jackson Xscape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Xscape
18  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
22
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Oxymoron
21  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
23
Jhene Aiko Sail Out (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sail Out (EP)
20  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium
24
Tank Stronger Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stronger
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | MoGame/Sound Base/Atlantic
25
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2)
26  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
26
Joell Ortiz House Slippers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
House Slippers
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Penalty
27
YG My Krazy Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Krazy Life
25  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Pushaz Ink/CTE
28
PARTYNEXTDOOR PARTYNEXTDOOR Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
PARTYNEXTDOOR Two
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
29
50 Cent Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win
31  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit
30
Various Artists Hits Of The 90's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hits Of The 90's
38  Last
21  Peak
62  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Drew's Entertainment | Platinum Collection/Turn Up The Music
31
Mali Music Mali Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mali Is
27  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
32
Leela James Fall For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fall For You
35  Last
12  Peak
12  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | J&T/Shesangz
33
Rick Ross Mastermind Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mastermind
32  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
34
JAY-Z Magna Carta... Holy Grail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Magna Carta... Holy Grail
43  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Roc-A-Fella
35
Migos No Label II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
No Label II
37  Last
23  Peak
15  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
300 | Quality Control
36
Yung Lean Unknown Memory Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unknown Memory
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
HIT | Hippos In Tanks/Sky Team
37
Toni Braxton & Babyface Love, Marriage & Divorce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love, Marriage & Divorce
Toni Braxton & Babyface
34  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
38
Marsha Ambrosius Friends & Lovers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Friends & Lovers
29  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
39
Kanye West Yeezus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Yeezus
33  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D./Roc-A-Fella
40
G Unit The Beauty Of Independence (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Beauty Of Independence (EP)
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit
41
Common Nobody's Smiling Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nobody's Smiling
28  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTium
42
Jennifer Lopez A.K.A. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A.K.A.
30  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
43
Aloe Blacc Lift Your Spirit Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lift Your Spirit
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Aloe Blacc/XIX/Interscope
44
Joe Bridges Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bridges
42  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Plaid Takeover
45
The Weeknd Kiss Land Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kiss Land
44  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
46
SoMo SoMo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
SoMo
45  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
47
R. Kelly The Essential R. Kelly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Essential R. Kelly
50  Last
26  Peak
16  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | RCA
48
James Brown Get On Up: The James Brown Story (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Get On Up: The James Brown Story (Soundtrack)
41  Last
Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Polydor
49
Ledisi The Truth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Truth
46  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
50
R. Kelly Black Panties Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Panties
48  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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