Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The name of the chart was changed from Top R&B Albums in 1999. The chart debuted in the magazine as Hot R&B LPs in 1965, and were also called Top Black Albums; from 1969-1978 they were identified as Soul charts. The US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums tracks the albums of quiet storm, urban contemporary, soul music, R&B, new jack swing, hip hop, and sometimes house music artists.

Album achievements

Most weeks in top ten

WeeksAlbumArtistSource
76ThrillerMichael Jackson[1]
64StoneyPost Malone[1]
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston[1]
63The E.N.D.The Black Eyed Peas[1]
59The HeistMacklemore and Ryan Lewis[1]
58RecoveryEminem[1]
Can’t Slow DownLionel Richie[1]
56ControlJanet Jackson[1]
55RaptureAnita Baker[1]
5424K MagicBruno Mars[1]

Most weeks on chart

WeeksAlbumArtistSource
194Take CareDrake[2]
185BreathlessKenny G[2]
1792014 Forest Hills DriveJ. Cole[2]
175Curtain Call: The Hits Eminem[3]
156ViewsDrake[2]
153Greatest Hits2Pac[2]
146good kid, m.A.A.d cityKendrick Lamar[2]
145Beauty Behind The MadnessThe Weeknd[2]
140The Eminem ShowEminem[2]
140Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)Wu-Tang Clan[2]

References

  1. Anderson, Trevor (27 April 2018). "Post Malone's 'Stoney' Ties 'Whitney Houston' For Second-Most Weeks in Top 10 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart". billboard.com. Billboard Music. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  2. Anderson, Trevor (15 March 2019). "Drake's 'Take Care' Breaks Record for Most Weeks on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart". Billboard Magazine. Billboard. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  3. "Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart History". billboard.com. Retrieved 10 May 2019.


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