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Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (formerly Top R&B/Black 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. [1]

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An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.

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Beauty Behind the Madness

Beauty Behind the Madness is the second studio album by Canadian recording artist The Weeknd.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.

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Contemporary R&B

Contemporary R&B, also known as simply R&B, is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop and dance.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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House music

House music is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in Chicago in the early 1980s.

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Jay Rock

Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr., (born March 31, 1986), better known by his stage name Jay Rock, is an American hip hop recording artist from Los Angeles, California.

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Joel Whitburn

Joel Carver Whitburn (born November 29, 1939) is an American author and music historian.

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New jack swing

New jack swing or swingbeat is a fusion genre spearheaded by Teddy Riley and Bernard Belle that became popular from the late 1980s into the early 1990s.

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Nielsen SoundScan

Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.

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Quiet storm

Quiet storm is a radio format, musical style, and subgenre of R&B, featuring soulful slow jams, pioneered in the mid-1970s by then-station-intern Melvin Lindsey at WHUR-FM, in Washington, D.C. Smokey Robinson's like-titled hit single, "A Quiet Storm", released in 1975 as the title track to his third solo album, lent its name to the format and to the radio program that introduced it to the public.

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Soul music

Work Music A prominent origin for 'Soul' music as far as the currently known United States were early Slavery year.

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The Weeknd

Abel Tesfaye (born February 16, 1990), known by his stage name The Weeknd (pronounced "weekend"), is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Urban contemporary

Urban contemporary is a music radio format.

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90059 is the second studio album by American rapper Jay Rock.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Top_R%26B/Hip-Hop_Albums

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