Monday, October 6, 2014
Jennifer Hudson Jumps Onto Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Jennifer Hudson debuts at No. 2 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with her third album JHud (24,000 copies sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan). The rank is familiar to Hudson, as its her third set to peak in the runner-up slot. Her last release, I Remember Me, also debuted and peaked at No. 2 (165,000) in 2011. Her 2008 eponymous debut also reached No. 2 with 56,000 sold in its first full week. On the Billboard 200, the new set enters at No. 10; her first two began and peaked at No. 2. The new album's "It's Your World" (featuring R. Kelly) bullets at No. 12 on Adult R&B with a 7 percent rise in spins, according to Nielsen BDS.