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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).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
12
WEEKS ON CHART
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Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money

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1
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
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
YelaWolf Love Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love Story
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Slumerican/Shady/Interscope
3
Soundtrack Furious 7 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Furious 7
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Universal Studios/Atlantic
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
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
5
Kehlani You Should Be Here Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You Should Be Here
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Tsunami Mob/Atlantic
6
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
7
Raekwon Fly International Luxurious Art Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fly International Luxurious Art
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ice H2O
8
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
9
Tyler, The Creator Cherry Bomb Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cherry Bomb
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Odd Future
10
Wale The Album About Nothing Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Album About Nothing
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Every Blue Moon/Maybach/Atlantic
11
Ludacris Ludaversal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ludaversal
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | DTP
12
Big Sean Dark Sky Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dark Sky Paradise
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
13
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pinkprint
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
14
Young Thug Barter 6 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Barter 6
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 300/Atlantic
15
Jodeci The Past, The Present, The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Past, The Present, The Future
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Sphnix
16
Ne-Yo Non-Fiction Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Non-Fiction
16  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Compound Ent./Motown
17
Rae Sremmurd SremmLife Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
SremmLife
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Eardrumma/Interscope
18
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
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Young Money/Cash Money
19
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
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Tan Cressida
20
Action Bronson Mr. Wonderful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Wonderful
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Vice/Atlantic
21
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP 2
25  Last
Peak
79  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
79
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Web/Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
22
Charlie Wilson Forever Charlie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forever Charlie
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | P Music
23
Rick Ross Hood Billionaire Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hood Billionaire
32  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach/Slip-N-Slide
24
G-Eazy These Things Happen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
These Things Happen
22  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
25
Beyonce Beyonce Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beyonce
23  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
26
Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blacc Hollywood
31  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
27
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Black Messiah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Messiah
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
28  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
28
Kem Promise To Love: Album IV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Promise To Love: Album IV
27  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Kemistry/Motown
29
Jeezy Seen It All: The Autobiography Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Seen It All: The Autobiography
42  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | CTE
30
Kenny Lattimore Anatomy Of A Love Song Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anatomy Of A Love Song
19  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
31
Mary J. Blige The London Sessions Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The London Sessions
37  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Matriarch
32
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Because The Internet
30  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
33
Oddisee The Good Fight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Good Fight
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mello
34
Jazmine Sullivan Reality Show Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reality Show
26  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
35
Chris Brown X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
X
34  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
36
Trey Songz Trigga Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Trigga
29  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Songbook/Atlantic
37
Curren$Y Even More Saturday Night Car Tunes (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Even More Saturday Night Car Tunes (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Jet Life/Atlantic
38
Various Artists ShadyXV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ShadyXV
39  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Interscope
39
Logic Under Pressure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Under Pressure
36  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
40
Pharrell Williams G I R L Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
G I R L
38  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | i am OTHER
41
Run The Jewels Run The Jewels 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Run The Jewels 2
24  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal | Productomart
42
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
44  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Gangsta Grillz/Atlantic
43
Joey Bada$$ B4.Da.$$ Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
B4.Da.$$
45  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cinematic | Pro Era
44
T.I. Paperwork Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Paperwork
40  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Grand Hustle
45
K. Michelle Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart? Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?
43  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
46
Flo Rida My House (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My House (EP)
35  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
47
Jhene Aiko Souled Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Souled Out
46  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium
48
Johnny Gill Game Changer Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Game Changer
33  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J Skillz
49
Kid Ink Full Speed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Full Speed
47  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Tha Alumni Group/88 Classic
50
Iggy Azalea Reclassified Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reclassified
50  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Turn First/Hustle Gang
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