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List of Billboard number-one R&B/hip-hop albums of 2015

This page lists the albums that reached number-one on the overall Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, the R&B Albums chart (which was re-created in 2013), and the Rap Albums chart in 2015. The R&B Albums and Rap Albums charts partly serve as distillations of the overall R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

Note that Billboard publishes charts with an issue date approximately 7–10 days in advance.

List of number onesEdit

Key
  Indicates best-charting R&B/Hip-Hop, R&B and Rap albums of 2015[1][2][3]
Issue date R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Artist(s) R&B Albums Artist(s) Rap Albums Artist(s) Refs.
January 3 The Pinkprint Nicki Minaj Black Messiah D'Angelo & The Vanguard The Pinkprint Nicki Minaj [4]
January 10 [5]
January 17 [6]
January 24 SremmLife Rae Sremmurd SremmLife Rae Sremmurd [7]
January 31 The Pinkprint Nicki Minaj Reality Show Jazmine Sullivan The Pinkprint Nicki Minaj [8]
February 7 B4.Da.$$ Joey Badass B4.Da.$$ Joey Badass [9]
February 14 Non-Fiction Ne-Yo Non-Fiction Ne-Yo The Pinkprint Nicki Minaj [10]
February 21 Full Speed Kid Ink Full Speed Kid Ink [11]
February 28 If You're Reading This It's Too Late   Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late   Drake [12]
March 7 Love Sex Passion Raheem Devaughn [13]
March 14 Dark Sky Paradise Big Sean Non-Fiction Ne-Yo Dark Sky Paradise Big Sean [14]
March 21 If You're Reading This It's Too Late   Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late   Drake [15]
March 28 Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1 Soundtrack Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1 Soundtrack [16]
April 4 To Pimp a Butterfly Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly Kendrick Lamar [17]
April 11 [18]
April 18 The Album About Nothing Wale The Album About Nothing Wale [19]
April 25 Furious 7 Soundtrack Furious 7 Soundtrack [20]
May 2 Cherry Bomb Tyler, The Creator Cherry Bomb Tyler, The Creator [21]
May 9 Love Story Yelawolf Love Story Yelawolf [22]
May 16 If You're Reading This It's Too Late   Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late   Drake [23]
May 23 Special Effects Tech N9ne Jackie Ciara Special Effects Tech N9ne [24]
May 30 Bush Snoop Dogg Bush Snoop Dogg [25]
June 6 Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses Jamie Foxx Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses Jamie Foxx If You're Reading This It's Too Late   Drake [26]
June 13 At. Long. Last. ASAP ASAP Rocky At. Long. Last. ASAP ASAP Rocky [27]
June 20 [28]
June 27 Love Life Tamia [29]
July 4 [30]
July 11 Coming Home Leon Bridges Coming Home Leon Bridges [31]
July 18 Dreams Worth More Than Money Meek Mill Wildheart Miguel Dreams Worth More Than Money Meek Mill [32]
July 25 [33]
August 1 Black Rose Tyrese Black Rose Tyrese [34]
August 8 DS2 Future DS2 Future [35]
August 15 Woman Jill Scott Woman Jill Scott Southpaw Soundtrack [36]
August 22 Professional Rapper Lil Dicky [37]
August 29 Compton Dr. Dre Compton Dr. Dre [38]
September 5 [39]
September 12 Black Rose Tyrese [40]
September 19 Beauty Behind the Madness The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness   The Weeknd [41]
September 26 Rodeo Travis Scott [42]
October 3 90059 Jay Rock [43]
October 10 What a Time to Be Alive Drake and Future What a Time to Be Alive Drake and Future [44]
October 17 Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Fetty Wap [45]
October 24 Unbreakable Janet Unbreakable Janet What a Time to Be Alive Drake and Future [46]
October 31 The Documentary 2 The Game The Documentary 2 The Game [47]
November 7 General Admission MGK Beauty Behind the Madness   The Weeknd General Admission MGK [48]
November 14 Beauty Behind the Madness The Weeknd I Changed a Lot DJ Khaled [49]
November 21 Fetty Wap Fetty Wap [50]
November 28 Hamilton: An American Musical Original Broadway Cast [51]
December 5 The Incredible True Story Logic Losing My Religion Kirk Franklin The Incredible True Story Logic [52]
December 12 Top 5 Dead or Alive Jadakiss Beauty Behind the Madness   The Weeknd Top 5 Dead or Alive Jadakiss [53]
December 19 Beauty Behind the Madness The Weeknd Fetty Wap Fetty Wap [54]
December 26 When It's Dark Out G-Eazy When It's Dark Out G-Eazy [55]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". 
  2. ^ "2015 Top R&B Albums". 
  3. ^ "2015 Top Rap Albums". 
  4. ^ Billboard issue dated January 3, 2015:
  5. ^ Billboard issue dated January 10, 2015:
  6. ^ Billboard issue dated January 17, 2015:
  7. ^ Billboard issue dated January 24, 2015:
  8. ^ Billboard issue dated January 31, 2015:
  9. ^ Billboard issue dated February 7, 2015:
  10. ^ Billboard issue dated February 14, 2015:
  11. ^ Billboard issue dated February 21, 2015:
  12. ^ Billboard issue dated February 28, 2015:
  13. ^ Billboard issue dated March 7, 2015:
  14. ^ Billboard issue dated March 14, 2015:
  15. ^ Billboard issue dated March 21, 2015:
  16. ^ Billboard issue dated March 28, 2015:
  17. ^ Billboard issue dated April 4, 2015:
  18. ^ Billboard issue dated April 11, 2015:
  19. ^ Billboard issue dated April 18, 2015:
  20. ^ Billboard issue dated April 25, 2015:
  21. ^ Billboard issue dated May 2, 2015:
  22. ^ Billboard issue dated May 9, 2015:
  23. ^ Billboard issue dated May 16, 2015:
  24. ^ Billboard issue dated May 23, 2015:
  25. ^ Billboard issue dated May 30, 2015:
  26. ^ Billboard issue dated June 6, 2015:
  27. ^ Billboard issue dated June 13, 2015:
  28. ^ Billboard issue dated June 20, 2015:
  29. ^ Billboard issue dated June 27, 2015:
  30. ^ Billboard issue dated July 4, 2015:
  31. ^ Billboard issue dated July 11, 2015:
  32. ^ Billboard issue dated July 18, 2015:
  33. ^ Billboard issue dated July 25, 2015:
  34. ^ Billboard issue dated August 1, 2015:
  35. ^ Billboard issue dated August 8, 2015:
  36. ^ Billboard issue dated August 15, 2015:
  37. ^ Billboard issue dated August 22, 2015:
  38. ^ Billboard issue dated August 29, 2015:
  39. ^ Billboard issue dated September 5, 2015:
  40. ^ Billboard issue dated September 12, 2015:
  41. ^ Billboard issue dated September 19, 2015:
  42. ^ Billboard issue dated September 26, 2015:
  43. ^ Billboard issue dated October 3, 2015:
  44. ^ Billboard issue dated October 10, 2015:
  45. ^ Billboard issue dated October 17, 2015:
  46. ^ Billboard issue dated October 24, 2015:
  47. ^ Billboard issue dated October 31, 2015:
  48. ^ Billboard issue dated November 7, 2015:
  49. ^ Billboard issue dated November 14, 2015:
  50. ^ Billboard issue dated November 21, 2015:
  51. ^ Billboard issue dated November 28, 2015:
  52. ^ Billboard issue dated December 5, 2015:
  53. ^ Billboard issue dated December 12, 2015:
  54. ^ Billboard issue dated December 19, 2015:
  55. ^ Billboard issue dated December 26, 2015: