TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
If You're Reading This It's Too Late
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
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3
Big Sean Dark Sky Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dark Sky Paradise
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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4
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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5
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Black Messiah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Messiah
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
6
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pinkprint
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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7
Ne-Yo Non-Fiction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Non-Fiction
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
8
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because The Internet
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
66
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Gains in performance
9
Chris Brown & Tyga Fan Of A Fan: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fan Of A Fan: The Album
Chris Brown & Tyga
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Rae Sremmurd SremmLife Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
SremmLife
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
G Unit The Beast (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Beast (EP)
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
12
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
These Things Happen
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Mod Sun Look Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Look Up
Gains in performance
14
Charlie Wilson Forever Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever Charlie
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
15
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Oxymoron
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
16
King Lil G 90s Kid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
90s Kid
Gains in performance
17
Mary J. Blige The London Sessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The London Sessions
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyonce
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART
19
K. Michelle Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Raheem DeVaughn Love Sex Passion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Sex Passion
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Jazmine Sullivan Reality Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reality Show
22
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Rick Ross Hood Billionaire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Billionaire
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Kid Ink Full Speed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Speed
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
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Gains in performance
26
Trey Songz Trigga Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Kem Promise To Love: Album IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise To Love: Album IV
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
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28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
54
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Gains in performance
30
Joey Bada$$ B4.Da.$$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B4.Da.$$
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blacc Hollywood
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Heems Eat Pray Thug Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eat Pray Thug
Gains in performance
33
Logic Under Pressure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Pressure
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Drake Nothing Was The Same Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nothing Was The Same
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
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
39
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
T.I. Paperwork Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paperwork
37
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Run The Jewels Run The Jewels 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Run The Jewels 2
35
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Jhene Aiko Souled Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Souled Out
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Lupe Fiasco Tetsuo & Youth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tetsuo & Youth
40
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Jeezy Seen It All: The Autobiography Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seen It All: The Autobiography
42
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Iggy Azalea The New Classic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The New Classic
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live: Her Greatest Performances
41
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Fabolous The Young OG Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Young OG Project
43
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Tuxedo Tuxedo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tuxedo
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
45
August Alsina Testimony Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Testimony
44
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
46
Iggy Azalea Reclassified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reclassified
47
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah Sour Soul Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sour Soul
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah
33
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Lil Wayne Sorry 4 The Wait 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sorry 4 The Wait 2
Gains in performance
49
Johnny Gill Game Changer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Changer
46
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Leela James Fall For You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fall For You
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LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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