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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
6
WEEKS ON CHART
Lemonade
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Parkwood

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1
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
2
Drake Views Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Views
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Kevin Gates Murder For Hire II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder For Hire II
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association
4
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
5
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When It's Dark Out
11  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
6
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
7
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
untitled unmastered.
13  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
8
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eldorado
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
9
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
10
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper Everything's Beautiful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything's Beautiful
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia/Blue Note
11
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
12
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Incredible True Story
39  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
13
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
14
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
10  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
15
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
14  Last
Peak
78  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
16
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
17
A$AP Ferg Always Strive And Prosper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always Strive And Prosper
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
18
Prince HITNRUN: Phase Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HITNRUN: Phase Two
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
19
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
18  Last
Peak
64  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
20
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Professional Rapper
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
21
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
20  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
22
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fetty Wap
19  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
23
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
21  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
24
Mistah F.A.B. Son Of A Pimp, Part II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Son Of A Pimp, Part II
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Faeva Afta
25
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
23  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
26
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What I'm Feelin'
22  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
27
Future DS2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DS2
25  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
28
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Hustle
32  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
29
Rittz Top Of The Line Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Top Of The Line
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
30
Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
31
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Me To The Alley
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
32
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Royalty
31  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
33
Prince HITnRUN: Phase One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HITnRUN: Phase One
29  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
34
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malibu
33  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
35
dvsn Sept. 5th Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sept. 5th
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
36
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
28  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
37
2 Chainz ColleGrove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ColleGrove
36  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
38
TWENTY88 TWENTY88 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TWENTY88
38  Last
Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium/G.O.O.D.
39
Musiq Soulchild Life On Earth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life On Earth
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | My Block
40
Jeezy Church In These Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Church In These Streets
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
41
Webbie Savage Life V Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Savage Life V
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Trill
42
A$AP Rocky AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
43
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Struggle Love
41  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
44
Majid Jordan Majid Jordan Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Majid Jordan
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
45
Flo Rida My House (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My House (EP)
43  Last
10  Peak
29  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
46
Aesop Rock Impossible Kid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Impossible Kid
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
47
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers To The Fall
42  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
48
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2, Volume 1
34  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
49
Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What A Time To Be Alive
40  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic/Republic | A-1/Freebandz/Young Money/Cash Money
50
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Losing My Religion
45  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/RCA/RCA Inspiration
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