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The biggest selling R&B and hip hop albums and singles of 2011 revealed

20/01/2012

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By Dan Lane

All of this week we’ve been counting down the biggest selling genre albums and singles of the last twelve months, from rock to folk to blues. Today we can reveal the To 20 biggest selling R&B / hip hop releases of 2011.

While Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull narrowly pip Rihanna’s ‘S&M’ at the post to claim the biggest selling R&B / hip hop track with ‘On The Floor’, RiRi is sitting pretty with the two biggest selling R&B / hip hop albums of the last twelve months with 2010’s ‘Loud’, and last year’s ‘Talk That Talk’, occupying the Number 1 and Number 2 slots, respectively.

The full Top 20s are as follows:

Top 20 R&B / hip hop albums of 2011
01 LOUD - RIHANNA
02 TALK THAT TALK - RIHANNA
03 THE LADY KILLER - CEE LO GREEN
04 4 - BEYONCE
05 THE DEFAMATION OF STRICKLAND BANKS - PLAN B
06 DISC-OVERY - TINIE TEMPAH
07 JUKEBOX - JLS
08 BACK TO BLACK - AMY WINEHOUSE
09 F.A.M.E. - CHRIS BROWN
10 ON A MISSION - KATY B
11 PINK FRIDAY - NICKI MINAJ
12 OUTTA THIS WORLD - JLS
13 TAKE CARE - DRAKE
14 GOOD THINGS - ALOE BLACC
15 GOOD GIRL GONE BAD - RIHANNA
16 AT YOUR INCONVENIENCE - PROFESSOR GREEN
17 STEREO TYPICAL - RIZZLE KICKS
18 WATCH THE THRONE - JAY-Z & KANYE WEST
19 RECOVERY - EMINEM
20 LOVE - JENNIFER LOPEZ
© The Official Charts Company 2012

Top 20 R&B / hip hop singles of 2011
01 ON THE FLOOR - JENNIFER LOPEZ FT PITBULL
02 S&M - RIHANNA
03 I NEED A DOLLAR - ALOE BLACC
04 EARTHQUAKE - LABRINTH FT TINIE TEMPAH
05 SUPER BASS - NICKI MINAJ
06 BEST THING I NEVER HAD - BEYONCE
07 READ ALL ABOUT IT - PROFESSOR GREEN FT EMELI SANDE
08 CHAMPION - CHIPMUNK FT CHRIS BROWN
09 DON'T WANNA GO HOME - JASON DERULO
10 GOOD FEELING - FLO RIDA
11 WHAT'S MY NAME - RIHANNA FT DRAKE
12 SHE MAKES ME WANNA - JLS FT DEV
13 COMING HOME - DIDDY DIRTY MONEY/SKYLAR GREY
14 BUZZIN - MANN FT 50 CENT
15 DOWN WITH THE TRUMPETS - RIZZLE KICKS
16 BLACK AND YELLOW - WIZ KHALIFA
17 I NEED A DOCTOR - DR DRE FT EMINEM & SKYLAR GREY
18 NO REGRETS - DAPPY
19 ONLY GIRL (IN THE WORLD) - RIHANNA
20 EYES WIDE SHUT - JLS FT TINIE TEMPAH
© The Official Charts Company 2012

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