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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Blank Face LP
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
ScHoolboy Q Blank Face LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Blank Face LP
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Interscope
2
Beyonce Lemonade Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lemonade
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Parkwood
3
Drake Views Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Views
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
4
Maxwell blackSUMMERS'night  Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
blackSUMMERS'night
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
5
Rihanna ANTI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
ANTI
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | Westbury Road
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
42  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | TrapSoul
7
Kevin Gates Islah Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Islah
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic
8
G-Eazy When It's Dark Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When It's Dark Out
10  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | G-Eazy/RVG/BPG
9
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
To Pimp A Butterfly
13  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
10
Will Downing Black Pearls Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Black Pearls
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
11
YG Still Brazy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Brazy
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | 4Hunnid/CTE
12
The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beauty Behind The Madness
Last
Peak
46  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
13
Bernz See You On The Other Side Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
See You On The Other Side
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
14
Mindless Behavior #officialMBmusic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
#officialMBmusic
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Conjunction
15
Snoop Dogg Coolaid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coolaid
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Doggystyle
16
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
untitled unmastered.
15  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
17
Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Me To The Alley
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note
18
Don Trip The Head That Wears The Crown Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Head That Wears The Crown
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Don Trip
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
23  Last
Peak
75  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
20
K. Michelle More Issues Than Vogue Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Issues Than Vogue
36  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
21
Ro James Eldorado Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Eldorado
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | ByStorm
22
Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fetty Wap
22  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | RGF/300
23
Chrisette Michele Milestone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Milestone
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RiCH HiPISTER | Four Kings
24
MO3 Shottaz Reloaded Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shottaz Reloaded
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
25
Logic The Incredible True Story Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Incredible True Story
29  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
26
Chris Brown Royalty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Royalty
24  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
27
Ty Dolla $ign Free TC Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Free TC
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
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
35  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Ruthless/Priority
29
Future DS2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DS2
25  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | A-1/Freebandz
30
Andra Day Cheers To The Fall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cheers To The Fall
47  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Buskin
31
Lil Dicky Professional Rapper Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Professional Rapper
30  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CMSN
32
Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Heart Speaks In Whispers
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
33
Anthony Hamilton What I'm Feelin' Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What I'm Feelin'
31  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Mister's Music
34
Anderson .Paak Malibu Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Malibu
26  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | OBE/ARTclub/Steel Wool
35
The Game Streets Of Compton Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Streets Of Compton
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Fifth Amendment/Blood Money
36
Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World
40  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
37
Keith Sweat Harlem Romance: The Love Collection Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Harlem Romance: The Love Collection
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Elektra
38
Leon Bridges Coming Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coming Home
33  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | LisaSawyer63
39
Kehlani You Should Be Here Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
You Should Be Here
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Tsunami Mob/Atlantic
40
Desiigner New English Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
New English
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
41
Yo Gotti The Art Of Hustle Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Art Of Hustle
37  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | CMG
42
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis This Unruly Mess I've Made Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
This Unruly Mess I've Made
41  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
43
Jagged Edge Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Playlist: The Very Best Of Jagged Edge
43  Last
37  Peak
16  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | So So Def/Columbia
44
Kevin Gates Murder For Hire II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Murder For Hire II
46  Last
Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Bread Winners' Association
45
Jaheim Struggle Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Struggle Love
39  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Julie's Dream/Primary Wave
46
Blood Orange Freetown Sound Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Freetown Sound
16  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
47
Kirk Franklin Losing My Religion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Losing My Religion
50  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fo Yo Soul/RCA/RCA Inspiration
48
Tank Sex Love & Pain II Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sex Love & Pain II
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | R&B Money/Atlantic
49
Aesop Rock Impossible Kid Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Impossible Kid
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
50
Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
What A Time To Be Alive
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic/Republic | A-1/Freebandz/Young Money/Cash Money
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