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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
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
7
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
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Juicy J Wiz Khalifa TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening
Juicy J Wiz Khalifa
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:
EMPIRE | Rostrum/Atlantic/Kemosabe/Columbia
4
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

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
19  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
7
Kevin Gates Murder For Hire II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder For Hire II
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association
8
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
untitled unmastered.
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
9
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
10
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Incredible True Story
12  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
11
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
14  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
12
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eldorado
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
13
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
14
Vic Mensa There's Alot Going On (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There's Alot Going On (EP)
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
15
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
16
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Professional Rapper
20  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
17
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
19  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
18
Prince HITNRUN: Phase Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HITNRUN: Phase Two
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
19
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What I'm Feelin'
26  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
20
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fetty Wap
22  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
21
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
23  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
22
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
25  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
23
Future DS2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DS2
27  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
24
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
25
William Bell This Is Where I Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Where I Live
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Melisma/Stax
26
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Royalty
32  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
27
A$AP Ferg Always Strive And Prosper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always Strive And Prosper
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
28
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
21  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
29
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Losing My Religion
50  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/RCA/RCA Inspiration
30
Prince HITnRUN: Phase One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HITnRUN: Phase One
33  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
31
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Hustle
28  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
32
Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
33
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
36  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
34
2 Chainz ColleGrove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ColleGrove
37  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
35
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malibu
34  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
36
TWENTY88 TWENTY88 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TWENTY88
38  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium/G.O.O.D.
37
Rittz Top Of The Line Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Top Of The Line
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
38
Gucci Mane Greatest Mixtape Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Mixtape Hits
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | 1017 Brick Squad
39
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers To The Fall
47  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
40
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Me To The Alley
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
41
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Struggle Love
43  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
42
Jeezy Church In These Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Church In These Streets
40  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
43
Aesop Rock Impossible Kid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Impossible Kid
46  Last
Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
44
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper Everything's Beautiful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything's Beautiful
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia/Blue Note
45
A$AP Rocky AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP
42  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
46
Jagged Edge Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge
Last
41  Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | So So Def/Columbia
47
Musiq Soulchild Life On Earth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life On Earth
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | My Block
48
Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What A Time To Be Alive
49  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic/Republic | A-1/Freebandz/Young Money/Cash Money
49
Flo Rida My House (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My House (EP)
45  Last
10  Peak
30  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Poe Boy/Atlantic
50
R. Kelly The Buffet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Buffet
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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