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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
blackSUMMERS'night
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Maxwell blackSUMMERS'night  Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
blackSUMMERS'night
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
2
Drake Views Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Views
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
3
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
4
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
5
Snoop Dogg Coolaid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coolaid
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Doggystyle
6
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
7
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
41  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
8
YG Still Brazy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Brazy
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | 4Hunnid/CTE
9
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
45  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
10
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When It's Dark Out
14  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

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

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
12
Mindless Behavior #officialMBmusic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
#officialMBmusic
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Conjunction
13
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
13  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
14
Desiigner New English Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New English
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
15
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
untitled unmastered.
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
16
Blood Orange Freetown Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freetown Sound
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
17
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
15  Last
Peak
80  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
18
Chrisette Michele Milestone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milestone
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RiCH HiPISTER | Four Kings
19
Dizzy Wright The 702 EP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The 702 EP
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dizzy Wright
20
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eldorado
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
21
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
22
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fetty Wap
18  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
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
74  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
24
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Royalty
30  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
25
Future DS2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DS2
24  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
26
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malibu
20  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
27
MO3 Shottaz Reloaded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shottaz Reloaded
38  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
28
Future EVOL Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
EVOL
23  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
29
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Incredible True Story
33  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
30
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Professional Rapper
34  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
31
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What I'm Feelin'
25  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
32
The Game Streets Of Compton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streets Of Compton
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Fifth Amendment/Blood Money
33
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
26  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
34
Keith Sweat Harlem Romance: The Love Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem Romance: The Love Collection
42  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
35
Soundtrack Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Straight Outta Compton: Music From The Motion Picture
29  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
36
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
39  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
37
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Hustle
31  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
38
R. Kelly The Buffet Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Buffet
35  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
39
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Struggle Love
47  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
40
Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
41
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
19  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
42
A$AP Ferg Always Strive And Prosper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Always Strive And Prosper
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
43
Jagged Edge Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge
49  Last
37  Peak
15  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | So So Def/Columbia
44
RiFF RaFF Peach Panther Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Peach Panther
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | NEON NATiON/Stampede
45
Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2, Volume 2
44  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | 20th Century Fox
46
Kevin Gates Murder For Hire II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder For Hire II
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association
47
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers To The Fall
37  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
48
Webbie Savage Life V Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Savage Life V
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Trill
49
2 Chainz ColleGrove Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ColleGrove
45  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
50
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Losing My Religion
46  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

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