List of UK R&B Chart number-one albums of 2010

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The UK R&B Chart is a weekly chart that ranks the 40 biggest-selling singles and albums that are classified in the R&B genre in the United Kingdom. The chart is compiled by the Official Charts Company,[1] and is based on both physical and digital sales.[2] The following are the number-one albums of 2010.[3]

Number-one albums[edit]

Eminem had a record-setting 14 consecutive weeks at number one with Recovery in 2010. The set also featured number-one R&B single "Love the Way You Lie", featuring Rihanna.[4]
The Element of Freedom by Alicia Keys spent 15 weeks at number one in 2010, including 13 consecutive weeks at the top spot from January through to April. It has since been certified 3x Platinum by the BPI, denoting sales of more than 900,000 copies.[5][6]
Tinie Tempah's debut album, Disc-Overy, saw four weeks at the top spot and garnered three number-one R&B singles - "Pass Out", "Frisky" and "Written in the Stars".[7][8][9]
The eight weeks that The Defamation of Strickland Banks spent at number one helped Plan B to sell over 1.2 million copies of the set, earning him a 4x Platinum BPI certification.[10][6]
Issue date Album Artist Record label Ref.
2 January [b] The E.N.D The Black Eyed Peas Interscope [11]
9 January [b] [12]
16 January [13]
23 January The Element of Freedom Alicia Keys J [14]
30 January [15]
6 February [16]
13 February [a] [17]
20 February [a] [18]
27 February [19]
6 March [20]
13 March [21]
20 March [22]
27 March [23]
3 April [24]
10 April [25]
17 April [26]
24 April [a] The Defamation of Strickland Banks Plan B 679/Atlantic [27]
1 May [28]
8 May [a] [29]
15 May [30]
22 May [31]
29 May [32]
5 June [33]
12 June The Element of Freedom Alicia Keys J [34]
19 June [35]
26 June Thank Me Later Drake Young Money/Cash Money/Universal [36]
3 July [a] Recovery Eminem Aftermath/Interscope/Shady [37]
10 July [a] [38]
17 July [39]
24 July [a] [40]
31 July [a][b] [41]
7 August [a] [42]
14 August [43]
21 August [a][b] [44]
28 August [45]
4 September [a] [46]
11 September [47]
18 September [48]
25 September [49]
2 October [50]
9 October The Defamation of Strickland Banks Plan B 679/Atlantic [51]
16 October [a] Disc-Overy Tinie Tempah Parlophone/Disturbing London [52]
23 October [53]
30 October [54]
6 November [55]
13 November Libra Scale Ne-Yo Def Jam [56]
20 November [b] The Lady Killer Cee Lo Green Elektra/Roadrunner [57]
27 November Loud Rihanna Def Jam/SRP [58]
4 December Outta This World JLS Epic/Sony [59]
11 December [60]
18 December Loud Rihanna Def Jam/SRP [61]
25 December [b] [62]

Notes[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us - Who We Are - The Charts We Compile". London: Official Charts Company. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Chart Rules". London: Official Charts Company. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "2010 Top 40 R&B Albums Archive". London: Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "2010 Top 40 R&B Singles Archive - 31st July 2010". Official Charts Company. 31 July 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "BPI – Certified Awards Search: Alicia Keys". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Certified Awards – A Timeline" (PDF). British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "2010 Top 40 R&B Singles Archive - 13th March 2010". Official Charts Company. 13 March 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "2010 Top 40 R&B Singles Archive - 19th June 2010". Official Charts Company. 19 June 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "2010 Top 40 R&B Singles Archive - 9th October 2010". Official Charts Company. 9 October 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "BPI – Certified Awards Search: Plan B". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  11. ^ "2nd January 2010". Official Charts Company. 2 January 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  12. ^ "9th January 2010". Official Charts Company. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  13. ^ "16th January 2010". Official Charts Company. 16 January 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  14. ^ "23rd January 2010". Official Charts Company. 23 January 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  15. ^ "30th January 2010". Official Charts Company. 30 January 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  16. ^ "6th February 2010". Official Charts Company. 6 February 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  17. ^ "13th February 2010". Official Charts Company. 13 February 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  18. ^ "20th February 2010". Official Charts Company. 20 February 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  19. ^ "27th February 2010". Official Charts Company. 27 February 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  20. ^ "6th March 2010". Official Charts Company. 6 March 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  21. ^ "13th March 2010". Official Charts Company. 13 March 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  22. ^ "20th March 2010". Official Charts Company. 20 March 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  23. ^ "27th March 2010". Official Charts Company. 27 March 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  24. ^ "3rd April 2010". Official Charts Company. 3 April 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  25. ^ "10th April 2010". Official Charts Company. 10 April 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  26. ^ "17th April 2010". Official Charts Company. 17 April 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  27. ^ "24th April 2010". Official Charts Company. 24 April 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  28. ^ "1st May 2010". Official Charts Company. 1 May 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  29. ^ "8th May 2010". Official Charts Company. 8 May 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  30. ^ "15th May 2010". Official Charts Company. 15 May 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  31. ^ "22nd May 2010". Official Charts Company. 22 May 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  32. ^ "29th May 2010". Official Charts Company. 29 May 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  33. ^ "5th June 2010". Official Charts Company. 5 June 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  34. ^ "12th June 2010". Official Charts Company. 12 June 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  35. ^ "19th June 2010". Official Charts Company. 19 June 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  36. ^ "26th June 2010". Official Charts Company. 26 June 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  37. ^ "3rd July 2010". Official Charts Company. 3 July 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  38. ^ "10th July 2010". Official Charts Company. 10 July 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  39. ^ "17th July 2010". Official Charts Company. 17 July 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  40. ^ "24th July 2010". Official Charts Company. 24 July 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  41. ^ "31st July 2010". Official Charts Company. 31 July 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  42. ^ "7th August 2010". Official Charts Company. 7 August 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  43. ^ "14th August 2010". Official Charts Company. 14 August 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  44. ^ "21st August 2010". Official Charts Company. 21 August 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  45. ^ "28th August 2010". Official Charts Company. 28 August 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  46. ^ "4th September 2010". Official Charts Company. 4 September 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  47. ^ "11th September 2010". Official Charts Company. 11 September 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  48. ^ "18th September 2010". Official Charts Company. 18 September 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  49. ^ "25th September 2010". Official Charts Company. 25 September 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  50. ^ "2nd October 2010". Official Charts Company. 2 October 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  51. ^ "9th October 2010". Official Charts Company. 9 October 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  52. ^ "16th October 2010". Official Charts Company. 16 October 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  53. ^ "23rd October 2010". Official Charts Company. 23 October 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  54. ^ "30th October 2010". Official Charts Company. 30 October 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  55. ^ "6th November 2010". Official Charts Company. 6 November 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  56. ^ "13th November 2010". Official Charts Company. 13 November 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  57. ^ "20th November 2010". Official Charts Company. 20 November 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  58. ^ "27th November 2010". Official Charts Company. 27 November 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  59. ^ "4th December 2010". Official Charts Company. 4 December 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  60. ^ "11th December 2010". Official Charts Company. 11 December 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  61. ^ "18th December 2010". Official Charts Company. 18 December 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  62. ^ "25th December 2010". Official Charts Company. 25 December 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  63. ^ "2010 The Number One Albums List". London: Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  64. ^ "2010 Top 40 R&B Singles Archive". London: Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 

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