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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
10
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
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
4
Mindless Behavior #officialMBmusic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
#officialMBmusic
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Conjunction
5
RiFF RaFF Peach Panther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Peach Panther
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | NEON NATiON/Stampede
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
40  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
7
YG Still Brazy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Brazy
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | 4Hunnid/CTE
8
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
9
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
10
Blood Orange Freetown Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freetown Sound
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
11
The Game Streets Of Compton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streets Of Compton
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Fifth Amendment/Blood Money
12
TWENTY88 TWENTY88 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
TWENTY88
48  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | ARTclub/ARTium/G.O.O.D.
13
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
12  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
14
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When It's Dark Out
11  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
15
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
Last
Peak
79  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
79
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
16
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
untitled unmastered.
10  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
17
Chrisette Michele Milestone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milestone
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RiCH HiPISTER | Four Kings
18
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fetty Wap
14  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
19
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
20  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
20
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malibu
30  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
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
19  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
22
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eldorado
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
23
Future EVOL Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
EVOL
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
24
Future DS2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DS2
23  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
25
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What I'm Feelin'
13  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
26
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
22  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
27
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
28
Kevin Gates Murder For Hire II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder For Hire II
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association
29
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
17  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
30
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Royalty
27  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
31
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Hustle
26  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
32
Kandace Springs Soul Eyes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Eyes
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
34
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Professional Rapper
21  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
35
R. Kelly The Buffet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Buffet
35  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
36
Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
38  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
37
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers To The Fall
28  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
38
MO3 Shottaz Reloaded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shottaz Reloaded
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
39
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
34  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
40
Incognito In Search Of Better Days Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In Search Of Better Days
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
41
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Me To The Alley
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
42
Keith Sweat Harlem Romance: The Love Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem Romance: The Love Collection
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
43
Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What A Time To Be Alive
39  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic/Republic | A-1/Freebandz/Young Money/Cash Money
44
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
45
2 Chainz ColleGrove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ColleGrove
40  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
46
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Losing My Religion
36  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/RCA/RCA Inspiration
47
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Struggle Love
42  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
48
Prince HITNRUN: Phase Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
HITNRUN: Phase Two
29  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
49
Jagged Edge Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge
37  Last
37  Peak
14  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | So So Def/Columbia
50
Jill Scott Woman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Woman
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Blues Babe/Atlantic
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