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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
The Pinkprint
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pinkprint
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
3
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Black Messiah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Messiah
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
4
K. Michelle Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
5
Kevin Gates Luca Brasi 2: A Gangsta Grillz Special Edition Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luca Brasi 2: A Gangsta Grillz Special Edition
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Gangsta Grillz/Atlantic
6
Mary J. Blige The London Sessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The London Sessions
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Matriarch
7
Various Artists ShadyXV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ShadyXV
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
8
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyonce
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
9
Johnny Gill Game Changer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Changer
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J Skillz
10
YG Blame It On The Streets (Soundtrack) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blame It On The Streets (Soundtrack)
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Pushaz Ink/CTE
11
Rick Ross Hood Billionaire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Billionaire
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
12
Chris Brown X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
X
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
Iggy Azalea The New Classic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Classic
15  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
14
Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live: Her Greatest Performances
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Arista/RCA
15
Kem Promise To Love: Album IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise To Love: Album IV
18  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
16
T.I. Paperwork Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paperwork
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Grand Hustle
17
Various Artists Motown Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Motown Christmas
16  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Motown/Motown Gospel
18
Anthony Hamilton Home For The Holidays Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Home For The Holidays
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
19
John Legend Love In The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love In The Future
24  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | G.O.O.D.
20
Pharrell Williams G I R L Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
G I R L
22  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | i am OTHER
21
Trey Songz Trigga Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trigga
26  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
22
Iggy Azalea Reclassified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reclassified
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
23
Wu-Tang Clan A Better Tomorrow Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Better Tomorrow
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Wu-Tang/Asylum
24
Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sings The Great Diva Classics
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
25
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
28  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
26
Prince ART OFFICIAL AGE Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ART OFFICIAL AGE
32  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | NPG
27
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blacc Hollywood
30  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
28
Logic Under Pressure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Pressure
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
29
Earth, Wind & Fire Holiday Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Holiday
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy
30
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because The Internet
35  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
31
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
These Things Happen
36  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
32
PRhyme PRhyme Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
PRhyme
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PRhyme
33
Ghostface Killah 36 Seasons Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
36 Seasons
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Salvation Music
34
Jeezy Seen It All: The Autobiography Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seen It All: The Autobiography
31  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | CTE
35
Starlito Black Sheep Don't Grin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Sheep Don't Grin
48  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Grind Hard
36
Run The Jewels Run The Jewels 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Run The Jewels 2
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal | Productomart
37
Michael Jackson Xscape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Xscape
42  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
38
Big K.R.I.T. Cadillactica Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cadillactica
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Cinematic
39
E-40 Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
40
Drake Nothing Was The Same Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Was The Same
38  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
41
August Alsina Testimony Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Testimony
37  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | NNTME MuCo.
42
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2)
43  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
43
Jhene Aiko Souled Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Souled Out
34  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium
44
Jennifer Hudson JHud Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
JHud
47  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
45
Azealia Banks Broke With Expensive Taste Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Broke With Expensive Taste
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park | Azealia Banks
46
E-40 Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sharp On All 4 Corners: Corner 2
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
47
Beyonce Beyonce: More Only (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyonce: More Only (EP)
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
48
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Oxymoron
41  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
49
Smokey Robinson Smokey & Friends Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smokey & Friends
40  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VLG | Verve
50
Hoodie Allen People Keep Talking Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
People Keep Talking
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hoodie Allen
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