Top 15 RAP & R&B albums 
on the SoundScans* charts
Racked by # of albums sold THIS WEEKS
-last updated 09/15/03-

( name ) = name of thier record company 1) Chingy, Jackpot (Distrubin the Peace) 2) The Neptunes Present... Clones (Star Trac) 3) Soundtrack, Bad Boys II (Bad Boy) 4) 50 Cent, Get Rich Or Die Tryin' (Shady/Aftermath) 5) YoungBloodZ, Drankin' Patnaz (So So Def) 6) Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, Kings Of Crunk (BME) 7) Bow Wow, Bow Wow: Unleased (Columbia) 8) T.I., Trap Muzik (Grand Hustle/Atlantic ) 9) Nappy Roots, Wooden Leather (Atlanta) 10) Black Eyed Peas, Elephunk (A&M) 11) Juelz Santana, From Me To U (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam ) 12) Fabolous, Street Dreams (Desert Storm/Elektra) 13) Eminem, The Eminem Show (Web/Aftermath) Rap Albums out of the top 13 :
What is this TOP 15? *= Every week soundscan totals the amount of records sold by each artist that week and orders them from 1 (most sold by any artist in the world) to 500 (the person who had the 500th highest amount of records sold this week). This sites weekly top 15 is a result of the hightest selling r&b and rap CDs. Artist that make music in Rap & R&B form BUT with no fan base in the R&B or Rap community are not listed. For Example, although Crazy Town is a rap group most of the people who buy thier tapes are into Pop/Rock music so they will not be listed here.
R&B Top 10!!!!! In the R&B section of top 15 the ( ) are used to showvwhat degree of plaque the artist got with their cd (or lack there of) 1) Beyonce, "Dangerously In Love" (Platinum) 2) Mary J. Blige "Love & Life" 3) Sean Paul, Dutty Rock (2x Platinum) 4) Ashanti, Chapter II (Platinum) 5) Luther Vandross, Dance With My Father (Platinum) 6) Mya, Moodring 7) R. Kelly, Chocolate Factory (2x Platinum) 8) Ginuwine "The Senior" (GOLD) 9) Monica, After The Storm (GOLD) 10) R&B Albums out of the top 10 this week: