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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
Cherry Bomb
Imprint/Promotion Label
Odd Future
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
Tyler, The Creator Cherry Bomb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cherry Bomb
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:
Odd Future
2
Soundtrack Furious 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Furious 7
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Universal Studios/Atlantic
3
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
4
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
5
Young Thug Barter 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Barter 6
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 300/Atlantic
6
Wale The Album About Nothing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Album About Nothing
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Every Blue Moon/Maybach/Atlantic
7
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
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
8
Ludacris Ludaversal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ludaversal
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | DTP
9
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
10
Big Sean Dark Sky Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dark Sky Paradise
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
11
Earl Sweatshirt I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside: An Album By Earl Sweatshirt Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside: An Album By Earl Sweatshirt
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Tan Cressida
12
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pinkprint
11  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
13
Jodeci The Past, The Present, The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Past, The Present, The Future
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Sphnix
14
Kenny Lattimore Anatomy Of A Love Song Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anatomy Of A Love Song
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
15
Action Bronson Mr. Wonderful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Wonderful
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Vice/Atlantic
16
Run The Jewels Run The Jewels 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Run The Jewels 2
38  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal | Productomart
17
The-Dream Crown (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Crown (EP)
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Contra Paris
18
Ne-Yo Non-Fiction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Non-Fiction
14  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Compound Ent./Motown
19
Flo Rida My House (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My House (EP)
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
20
Berner & B-Real Prohibition Part 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Prohibition Part 2
Berner & B-Real
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bern One
21
Charlie Wilson Forever Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever Charlie
15  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music
22
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
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Young Money/Cash Money
23
B-Legit What We Been Doin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What We Been Doin
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Block Movement
24
Rae Sremmurd SremmLife Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
SremmLife
16  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
25
Bodega BAMZ Sidewalk Exec... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sidewalk Exec...
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Duck Down | 100 Keep It
26
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyonce
22  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
27
Run The Jewels Run The Jewels (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Run The Jewels (EP)
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal
28
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
These Things Happen
20  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
29
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
21  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
30
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Black Messiah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Messiah
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
19  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
31
Jazmine Sullivan Reality Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reality Show
17  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
32
Rick Ross Hood Billionaire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Billionaire
28  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
33
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because The Internet
23  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
34
Trey Songz Trigga Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trigga
29  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
35
Kem Promise To Love: Album IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise To Love: Album IV
26  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
36
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blacc Hollywood
25  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
37
Johnny Gill Game Changer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Changer
41  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J Skillz
38
Logic Under Pressure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Pressure
24  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
39
Pharrell Williams G I R L Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
G I R L
33  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | i am OTHER
40
Joey Bada$$ B4.Da.$$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B4.Da.$$
31  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cinematic | Pro Era
41
Jeezy Seen It All: The Autobiography Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seen It All: The Autobiography
48  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | CTE
42
Chris Brown X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
X
30  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
43
Project Pat Mista Dont Play 2: Everythangs Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mista Dont Play 2: Everythangs Money
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
44
Various Artists ShadyXV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ShadyXV
27  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
45
Mary J. Blige The London Sessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The London Sessions
34  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Matriarch
46
Jhene Aiko Souled Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Souled Out
32  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium
47
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
Peak
18  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Gangsta Grillz/Atlantic
48
T.I. Paperwork Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paperwork
37  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Grand Hustle
49
K. Michelle Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?
35  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
50
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Oxymoron
46  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
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