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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
War & Leisure
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | ByStorm
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Miguel War & Leisure Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
War & Leisure
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:
RCA | ByStorm
2
Post Malone Stoney Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stoney
Last
Peak
52  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
3
Lil Uzi Vert Luv Is Rage 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Luv Is Rage 2
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Generation Now/Atlantic
4
Chris Brown Heartbreak On A Full Moon Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Heartbreak On A Full Moon
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
5
Kendrick Lamar DAMN. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DAMN.
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
6
Kodak Black Project Baby Two Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Project Baby Two
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Dollaz N Dealz/Atlantic
7
Khalid American Teen Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
American Teen
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
8
21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin Without Warning Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Without Warning
21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic/Capitol/Epic | Boominati/Quality Control/Motown/Slaughter Gang
9
Mariah Carey Merry Christmas Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Merry Christmas
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
Lil Pump Lil Pump Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lil Pump
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Lyfetime/Tha Lights Global
11
Bruno Mars 24K Magic Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
24K Magic
10  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
12
SZA Ctrl Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ctrl
14  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Top Dawg
13
Drake More Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
More Life
15  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
14
XXXTENTACION 17 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
17
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Bad Vibes Forever
15
Gucci Mane Mr. Davis Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mr. Davis
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Guwop/Atlantic
16
NF Perception Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Perception
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline | NF Real Music/Capitol
17
A Boogie Wit da Hoodie The Bigger Artist Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Bigger Artist
16  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Highbridge The Label/Atlantic
18
The Weeknd Starboy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Starboy
20  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | XO
19
Migos Culture Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Culture
24  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Quality Control/300
20
Nat King Cole The Christmas Song Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Christmas Song
27  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Capitol
21
PnB Rock Catch These Vibes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Catch These Vibes
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | EMPIRE/Atlantic
22
21 Savage Issa Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Issa Album
25  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Slaughter Gang
23
Fabolous & Jadakiss Friday On Elm Street Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Friday On Elm Street
Fabolous & Jadakiss
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Desert Storm
24
Drake Views Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Views
28  Last
Peak
84  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
25
Logic Everybody Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Everybody
29  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | Visionary
26
Travis Scott Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight
30  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Grand Hustle
27
Future & Young Thug Super Slimey Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Super Slimey
Future & Young Thug
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG/Epic | 300/Atlantic/A-1/Freebandz
28
Moneybagg Yo & YoungBoy Never Broke Again Fed Baby's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fed Baby's
Moneybagg Yo & YoungBoy Never Broke Again
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | N-Less/Never Broke Again/Interscope
29
A$AP Ferg Still Striving Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Still Striving
31  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds
30
blackbear Cybersex Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cybersex
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Beartrap/Alamo/Interscope
31
Jaden Smith SYRE Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
SYRE
23  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation | MSFTSMusic
32
Russ There's Really A Wolf Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
There's Really A Wolf
33  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Diemon/Russ My Way
33
Lil Baby Too Hard Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Too Hard
Lil Baby
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Quality Control
34
Twiztid Twiztid Presents: Year of the Sword Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Twiztid Presents: Year of the Sword
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Majik Ninja
35
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Curtain Call: The Hits
Last
Peak
108  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
108
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Shady/Aftermath/Interscope
36
Soundtrack The Fate Of The Furious: The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Fate Of The Furious: The Album
36  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Universal Studios/Artist Partners Group/Atlantic
37
Drake Take Care Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Take Care
32  Last
Peak
121  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
121
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Young Money/Cash Money
38
Roy Woods Say Less Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Say Less
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | OVO Sound
39
Chief Keef Dedication Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dedication
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Glo Gang
40
Macklemore GEMINI Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
GEMINI
35  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bendo
41
2 Chainz Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pretty Girls Like Trap Music
37  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | The Real University
42
Lil Peep Come Over When You're Sober (EP) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Come Over When You're Sober (EP)
34  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | Lil Peep
43
JAY-Z 4:44 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
4:44
47  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
44
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
good kid, m.A.A.d city
38  Last
Peak
123  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
123
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope
45
Trippie Redd A Love Letter To You Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Love Letter To You
46  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TenThousand Projects
46
J. Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
2014 Forest Hills Drive
48  Last
Peak
140  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
140
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Dreamville/Roc Nation
47
blackbear digital druglord Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
digital druglord
40  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Beartrap/Alamo/Interscope
48
DJ Khaled Grateful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grateful
43  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | We The Best
49
Chance The Rapper Coloring Book Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Coloring Book
50  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chance The Rapper
50
YoungBoy Never Broke Again AI YoungBoy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
AI YoungBoy
44  Last
17  Peak
18  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Never Broke Again/Atlantic
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