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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
2
LAST WEEK
8
WEEKS ON CHART
Views
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Drake Views Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Views
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
2
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
3
YG Still Brazy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Brazy
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:
Def Jam | 4Hunnid/CTE
4
The Game Streets Of Compton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streets Of Compton
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Fifth Amendment/Blood Money
5
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
6
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
7
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
8
Chrisette Michele Milestone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milestone
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RiCH HiPISTER | Four Kings
9
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
39  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
10
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
untitled unmastered.
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
11
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When It's Dark Out
10  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
12
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
12  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
13
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What I'm Feelin'
15  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
14
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fetty Wap
18  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
15
Kevin Gates Murder For Hire II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder For Hire II
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association
16
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eldorado
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
17
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
27  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
18
Snow Tha Product Half Way There... Pt 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Half Way There... Pt 1
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
19
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
72  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
20
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
37  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
21
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Professional Rapper
20  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
22
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
13  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
23
Future DS2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DS2
22  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
24
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
25
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Me To The Alley
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
26
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Hustle
29  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
27
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Royalty
25  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
28
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers To The Fall
31  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
29
Prince HITNRUN: Phase Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HITNRUN: Phase Two
26  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
30
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malibu
44  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
31
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Incredible True Story
33  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
32
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
33
MO3 Shottaz Reloaded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shottaz Reloaded
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
34
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
28  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
35
R. Kelly The Buffet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Buffet
43  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
36
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Losing My Religion
34  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/RCA/RCA Inspiration
37
Jagged Edge Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge
47  Last
37  Peak
13  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | So So Def/Columbia
38
Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
35  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
39
Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What A Time To Be Alive
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic/Republic | A-1/Freebandz/Young Money/Cash Money
40
2 Chainz ColleGrove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ColleGrove
40  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
41
Rittz Top Of The Line Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Top Of The Line
48  Last
Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
42
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Struggle Love
42  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
43
Aesop Rock Impossible Kid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Impossible Kid
39  Last
Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
44
Juicy J Wiz Khalifa TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening
Juicy J Wiz Khalifa
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Rostrum/Atlantic/Kemosabe/Columbia
45
Dr. Dre Compton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Compton
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Aftermath/Interscope
46
Prince HITnRUN: Phase One Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HITnRUN: Phase One
45  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
47
A$AP Ferg Always Strive And Prosper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always Strive And Prosper
50  Last
Peak
Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
48
TWENTY88 TWENTY88 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TWENTY88
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium/G.O.O.D.
49
Jeezy Church In These Streets Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Church In These Streets
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam
50
Laura Mvula The Dreaming Room Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dreaming Room
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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