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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
3
WEEKS ON CHART
ANTI
Imprint/Promotion Label
Roc Nation | Westbury Road

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1
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
2
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
3
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
13  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
4
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
5
Future EVOL Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
EVOL
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
6
Bryson Tiller T R A P S O U L Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
T R A P S O U L
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
7
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Royalty
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
8
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When It's Dark Out
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
9
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers To The Fall
42  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
10
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
15  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
11
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
19  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
12
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
13
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fetty Wap
16  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
14
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
22  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
15
Wiz Khalifa Khalifa Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Khalifa
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Rostrum/Atlantic
16
Tank Sex Love & Pain II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Love & Pain II
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | R&B Money/Atlantic
17
R. Kelly The Buffet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Buffet
23  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
18
The Suffers The Suffers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Suffers
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhyme And Reason | The Suffers
19
Dr. Dre Compton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Compton
27  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Aftermath/Interscope
20
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Losing My Religion
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/RCA/RCA Inspiration
21
Future DS2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DS2
18  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
22
SWV Still Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Mass Appeal
23
Rick Ross Black Market Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Market
26  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Maybach
24
Jeremih Late Nights: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Late Nights: The Album
34  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Mick Schultz
25
Boosie BadAzz Out My Feelings In My Past Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Out My Feelings In My Past
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lil Boosie
26
Tyrese Black Rose Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Rose
37  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Voltron Recordz
27
Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What A Time To Be Alive
25  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic/Republic | A-1/Freebandz/Young Money/Cash Money
28
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2, Volume 1
36  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
29
Flo Rida My House (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My House (EP)
29  Last
10  Peak
14  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
30
Mya Smoove Jones Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Smoove Jones
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Planet 9
31
Jeezy Church In These Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Church In These Streets
31  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
32
Monica Code Red Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Code Red
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
33
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Incredible True Story
32  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
34
August Alsina This Thing Called Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Thing Called Life
38  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | NNTME MuCo.
35
Statik Kxng Statik Kxng Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Statik Kxng
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Penalty
36
Jadakiss Top 5 Dead Or Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Top 5 Dead Or Alive
33  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | So Raspy/D-Block/Ruff Ryders
37
Babyface Return Of The Tender Lover Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Return Of The Tender Lover
40  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
38
Young Thug I'm Up Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I'm Up
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 300/Atlantic
39
Travis Scott Rodeo Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rodeo
35  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Grand Hustle
40
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malibu
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
41
Tamar Braxton Calling All Lovers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Calling All Lovers
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Streamline
42
Janet Unbreakable Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Unbreakable
43  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Rhythm Nation
43
Pusha T King Push: Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
King Push: Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
44
Lalah Hathaway Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live
47  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Hathaway
45
Jagged Edge Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge
44  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | So So Def/Columbia
46
D'Angelo And The Vanguard Black Messiah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Messiah
D'Angelo And The Vanguard
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
47
J. Cole Forest Hills Drive: Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Forest Hills Drive: Live
41  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
48
Big Sean Dark Sky Paradise Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dark Sky Paradise
50  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
49
Nicki Minaj The Pinkprint Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pinkprint
Last
Peak
55  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
50
Ty Dolla $ign Free TC Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free TC
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
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