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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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
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
8
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
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
4
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

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

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RiCH HiPISTER | Four Kings
6
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
7
Kevin Gates Murder For Hire II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder For Hire II
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association
8
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
11  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
9
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
untitled unmastered.
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
10
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When It's Dark Out
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
11
Mozzy Mandatory Check Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mandatory Check
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Mozzy
12
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
17  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
13
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
22  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
14
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eldorado
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
15
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What I'm Feelin'
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
16
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
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Rostrum/Atlantic/Kemosabe/Columbia
17
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
18
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fetty Wap
20  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
19
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Me To The Alley
40  Last
Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
20
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Professional Rapper
16  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
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
21  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
22
Future DS2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DS2
23  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
23
Vic Mensa There's Alot Going On (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There's Alot Going On (EP)
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
24
Phil Collins Essential Going Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Essential Going Back
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
26
Prince HITNRUN: Phase Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HITNRUN: Phase Two
18  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
27
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
28  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
28
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
13  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
29
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Hustle
31  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
30
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
31
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers To The Fall
39  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
32
MO3 Shottaz Reloaded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shottaz Reloaded
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
33
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Incredible True Story
10  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
34
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Losing My Religion
29  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/RCA/RCA Inspiration
35
Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
32  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
36
Apathy Handshakes With Snakes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Handshakes With Snakes
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dirty Version
37
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
33  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
38
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper Everything's Beautiful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everything's Beautiful
Miles Davis & Robert Glasper
44  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia/Blue Note
39
Aesop Rock Impossible Kid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Impossible Kid
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
40
2 Chainz ColleGrove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ColleGrove
34  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
41
William Bell This Is Where I Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Is Where I Live
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Melisma/Stax
42
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Struggle Love
41  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
43
R. Kelly The Buffet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Buffet
50  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
44
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malibu
35  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
45
Prince HITnRUN: Phase One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HITnRUN: Phase One
30  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
46
Gucci Mane Greatest Mixtape Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Mixtape Hits
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | 1017 Brick Squad
47
Jagged Edge Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge
46  Last
41  Peak
12  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | So So Def/Columbia
48
Rittz Top Of The Line Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Top Of The Line
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
49
Kodak Black Lil Big Pac Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil Big Pac
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dollaz N Dealz
50
A$AP Ferg Always Strive And Prosper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always Strive And Prosper
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
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