December 27, 2018

Best of 2018: Top Selling Albums of The Year [VIDEO+PHOTOS]

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Best of 2018: Top Selling Albums of The Year [VIDEO+PHOTOS]

2018 was a great year for Hip Hop and R&B music! We received big projects from Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, Drake, J. Cole, Kanye West and more. We were also surprised with a few album from some of hip hop’s most legendary artists including The Carters, Nas, and Eminem. 

Let’s take a look at some of the top albums of the year based on the Billboard 200 charts!


Drake – Scorpion

Post Malone – Beerbongs & Bentleys

Cardi B – Invasion Of Privacy

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Travi$ Scott – Astroworld

 XXXTentacion – ?


Migos – Culture II  

Black Panther: The Album

J. Cole – K.O.D.

Eminem – Kamikaze


Lil’ Wayne – Tha Carter V

Nicki Minaj – Queen

Kanye West – ye

These albums didn’t break the chart scale as of yet, but they still made the best albums of this year list!

Meek Mill – Championships

The Carters – Everything Is Love

Mac Miller – Swimming 

Nas – Nasir

Pusha T – Daytona

Kanye & Kid Cudi – Kids See Ghosts

Jay Rock — Redemption

Nipsey Hussle — Victory Lap

Future — BEASTMODE 2


Hip-Hop had us covered with the dopest albums this year. Some are even saying 2018 was the best year for hip-hop. Not to be confused, R&B albums had us jamming as well! Check out a list of the top R&B albums.


6lack – East Atlanta Love Letter

Teyanna Taylor – K.T.S.E

H.E.R – I Used To Love Her

Ella Mai – Ella Mai


Justine Skye – Ultraviolet




Kali Uchis — Isolation  


The Internet — Hive Mind


Janelle Monae — Dirty Computer


Trey Songz – 11


Jacquees – 4275


Usher – A

As the year comes to an end, we can’t forget to mention all incredible music artist we lost this year. Their music and legacy will live on forever.

Rest in peace, XXXTentacion, Mac Miller, Aretha Franklin and Craig Mack.



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Mac Miller
Aretha Franklin
Craig Mack

  • XXXTentacion
  • Mac Miller
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Craig Mack

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