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Default American Album Chart Records 1955 - 2001

This info is derived from Joel Whitburn`s Top Pop Albums Chart book.

The size of the Billboard Pop albums chart varied over the years:

01/01/55 Top 15
24/03/56 varied from Top 10 to Top 30
02/06/56 Top 15
02/09/57 Top 25
25/05/59 Top 50
04/01/60 Top 40
09/01/61 Top 25
03/04/61 Top 150
01/04/67 Top 175
13/05/67 Top 200

MOST #1 ALBUMS

19, Beatles
9, Elvis Presley
9, Rolling Stones
8, Barbra Streisand
7, Elton John
7, Paul McCartney / Wings
7, Garth Brooks
6, Led Zeppelin
5, Frank Sinatra
5, Kingston Trio
5, Pink Floyd
5, Herb Alpert
5, Chicago
5, Bruce Springsteen
5, U2
5, Eagles
5, Van Halen
5, Janet Jackson

MOST HIT ALBUMS

100, Elvis Presley
73, Frank Sinatra
69, Johnny Mathis
50, Ray Conniff
49, James Brown
49, Mantovani
49, Barbra Streisand
47, Willie Nelson
45, Beach Boys
44, Temptations
43, Beatles
42, Bob Dylan
42, Lawrence Welk
41, Rolling Stones
41, Neil Diamond
40, Aretha Franklin
40, Kenny Rogers / First Edition

MOST WEEKS AT THE #1 POSITION

By Artist

132, Beatles
64, Elvis Presley
50, Garth Brooks
49, Michael Jackson
46, Kingston Trio
45, Whitney Houston
39, Elton John
38, Rolling Stones
38, Fleetwood Mac
37, Harry Belafonte
37, Monkees
33, Prince
31, Bee Gees
29, Eagles
28, Led Zeppelin
26, Herb Alpert
26, Mariah Carey
26, Simon & Garfunkel

By Album

54, West Side Story, Soundtrack
37, Thriller, Michael Jackson
31, South Pacific, Soundtrack
31, Calypso, Harry Belafonte
31, Rumours, Fleetwood Mac
24, Saturday Night Fever, Bee Gees
24, Purple Rain, Prince & The Revolution
21, Please Hammer Don`t Hurt `Em, MC Hammer
20, The Bodyguard, Whitney Houston
20, Blue Hawaii, Elvis Presley
19, Love Me Or Leave Me, Doris Day
18, Ropin` The Wind, Garth Brooks
18, Dirty Dancing, Soundtrack
18, More Of The Monkees, Monkees
17, Some Gave All, Billy Ray Cyrus
17, Synchronicity, Police
16, The Sound Of Music, Original Cast
16, To The Extreme, Vanilla Ice
16, Days Of Wine & Roses, Andy Williams
16, Titanic, Soundtrack
15, My Fair Lady, Original Cast
15, Tapestry, Carole King
15, Sgt. Pepper`s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Beatles
15, Business As Usual, Men At Work
15, The Kingston Trio At Large, Kingston Trio
15, Hi Infidelity, REO Speedwagon
15, The Wall, Pink Floyd
14, Mary Poppins, Soundtrack
14, Whitney Houston, Whitney Houston
14, The Button-Down Mind Of Bob Newhart, Bob Newhart
14, Exodus, Soundtrack
14, Songs In The Key Of Life, Stevie Wonder
14, Modern Sounds In Country And Western, Ray Charles
14, A Hard Day`s Night, Beatles
13, Persuasive Percussion, Enoch Light
13, Judy At Carnegie Hall, Jude Garland
13, The Monkees, Monkees
13, Hair, Original Cast
12, Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette
12, The Music Man, Original Cast
12, Faith, George Michael
12, Breakfast At Tiffany`s, Soundtrack
12, Supernatural, Santana
12, Sold Out!, Kingston Trio
12, Grease, Soundtrack
12, The First Family, Vaughn Meader
11, Mariah Carey
11, Calcutta!, Lawrence Welk
11, Whitney, Whitney Houston
11, Abbey Road, Beatles
11, Meet The Beatles!, Beatles
11, Miami Vice, Soundtrack

MOST WEEKS ON CHART

By Artist

2241, Johnny Mathis
2069, Frank Sinatra
2014, Beatles
1890, Elvis Presley
1737, Barbra Streisand
1625, Rolling Stones
1390, Elton John
1347, Mitch Miller
1318, Pink Floyd
1262, Kingston Trio

By Album

741, The Dark Side Of The Moon, Pink Floyd [1973-87]
490, Johnny`s Greatest Hits, Johnny Mathis [1958-67]
480, My Fair Lady, Original Cast [1956-65]
331, Highlights From The Phantom Of The Opera, Original Cast [1992-98]
305, Oklahoma!, Soundtrack [1956-62]
302, Tapestry, Carole King [1971-77]
295, Heavenly, Johnny Mathis [1959-65]
282, MCMXC A.D., Enigma [1991-96]
281, Metallica, Metallica [1991-96]
277, The King And I, Soundtrack [1956-62]
277, Hymns, Tennessee Ernie Ford [1957-63]
276, The Sound Of Music, Original Cast [1960-65]
265, Camelot, Original Cast [1961-66]
262, South Pacific, Soundtrack [1958-63]
259, Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin [1971-76]
255, The Phantom Of The Opera, Original Cast
252, Nevermind, Nirvana
250, Ten, Pearl Jam
245, The Music Man, Original Cast
243, Hot Rocks 1964-71, Rolling Stones
242, The Best Of Van Morrison, Van Morrison
238, Shepherd Moon, Enya
233, The Sound Of Music, Soundtrack
231, Film Encores, Mantovani
224, No Fences, Garth Brooks
214, Breathless, Kenny G
207, Greatest Hits, Queen
206, Fiddler On The Roof, Original Cast
204, Sing Along With Mitch, Mitch Miller
202, Soul Provider, Michael Bolton

MOST WEEKS IN THE TOP 10

173, My Fair Lady, Original Cast
116, Oklahoma!, Soundtrack
109, The Sound Of Music, Soundtrack
106, West Side Story, Soundtrack
105, The Sound Of Music, Original Cast
90, South Pacific, Soundtrack
84, Born In The U.S.A., Bruce Springsteen
78, Thriller, Michael Jackson
78, Hysteria, Def Leppard
72, Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette
71, Dr Zhivago, Soundtrack
66, The Music Man, Original Cast
64, Forever Your Girl, Paula Abdul
61, Whipped Cream & Other Delights, Herb Alpert
61, Falling Into You, Céline Dion
59, Can`t Slow Down, Lionel Richie
58, Calypso, Harry Belafonte
55, Cracked Rear View, Hootie & The Blowfish
54, Belafonte, Harry Belafonte
54, Around The World In 80 Days, Soundtrack
54, Gigi, Soundtrack
53, Sing Along With Mitch, Mitch Miller
52, Rumours, Fleetwood Mac
52, Please Hammer Don`t Hurt `Em, MC Hammer
52, Frampton Comes Alive!, Peter Frampton
52, Appetite For Destruction, Guns`n`Roses
52, Wilson Phillips, Wilson Phillips
51, Faith, George Michael
50, Ropin` The Wind, Garth Brooks
50, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Blood, Sweat & Tears

MOST WEEKS IN THE TOP 40

292, My Fair Lady, Original Cast
229, Oklahoma!, Soundtrack
178, Johnny`s Greatest Hits, Johnny Mathis
178, The King And I, Soundtrack
168, The Sound Of Music, Original Cast
161, South Pacific, Soundtrack
161, The Sound Of Music, Soundtrack
151, Camelot, Original Cast
144, West Side Story, Soundtrack
141, Whipped Cream & Other Delights, Herb Alpert
138, Hymns, Tennesse Ernie Ford
127, Sing Along With Mitch, Mitch Miller
123, The Music Man, Original Cast
120, West Side Story, Original Cast
117, More Sing Along With Mitch, Mitch Miller
115, Dr Zhivago, Soundtrack
114, The Kingston Trio, Kingston Trio
113, Film Encores, Mantovani
107, Going Places, Herb Alpert
105, Persuasive Percussion, Enoch Light
103, Moon River & Other Great Movie Themes, Andy Williams
96, Born In The U.S.A., Bruce Springsteen

MOST TOP 10 ALBUMS

34, Frank Sinatra
34, Rolling Stones
28, Beatles
26, Barbra Streisand
25, Elvis Presley
16, Johnny Mathis
15, Elton John
15, Bob Dylan
14, Kingston Trio
14, Paul McCartney / Wings
14, Mitch Miller
13, Neil Diamond
13, Beach Boys
13, Madonna

MOST TOP 40 ALBUMS

53, Frank Sinatra
48, Elvis Presley
41, Barbra Streisand
38, Rolling Stones
33, Beatles
33, Bob Dylan
31, Elton John
28, Temptations
27, Johnny Mathis
26, Mantovani
26, Ray Conniff
26, Eric Clapton
25, Neil Diamond

MOST CONSECUTIVE #1 ALBUMS

8, Beatles (1965-68)
7, Elton John (1972-75)
5, Paul McCartney / Wings (1973-77)
5, Chicago (1972-75)
5, U2 (1987-97)
5, Janet Jackson (1986-2001)
4, Kingston Trio (1959-60)
4, Garth Brooks (1991-95)
4, Eagles (1975-79)
4, Monkees (1966-67)
4, Michael Jackson (1983-95)
4, Nirvana (1992-96)

MOST CONSECUTIVE TOP 10 ALBUMS

26, Rolling Stones
14, Johnny Mathis
12, Frank Sinatra
12, Elvis Presley,
12, Garth Brooks
12, Van Halen
11, Beatles
11, Elton John
10, Led Zeppelin
10, Chicago
10, Bruce Springsteen

MOST CONSECUTIVE TOP 40 ALBUMS

33, Elvis Presley*
31, Frank Sinatra*
31, Rolling Stones
25, Johnny Mathis
23, Mantovani
23, Bob Dylan
23, Temptations
21, Ray Conniff
17, Kingston Trio
17, Elton John
16, Lawrence Welk
15, Barbra Streisand
14, Harry Belafonte
14, Billy Vaughn
14, Pat Boone
14, Stevie Wonder
14, Santana
14, James Taylor

* = includes EPs

MOST #1 ALBUMS IN A CALENDAR YEAR

3, Beatles (1964)
3, Beatles (1965)
3, Beatles (1966)
3, Monkees (1967)

MOST WEEKS ON CHART EACH YEAR

1955 066 CRAZY OTTO
1956 080 HARRY BELAFONTE
1957 105 HARRY BELAFONTE
1958 130 JOHNNY MATHIS
1959 241 MANTOVANI
1960 406 MITCH MILLER
1961 447 MITCH MILLER
1962 243 CHUBBY CHECKER
1963 188 JOHNNY MATHIS
1964 229 BEATLES
1965 233 BEATLES
1966 245 HERB ALPERT
1967 298 HERB ALPERT
1968 279 HERB ALPERT
1969 191 TEMPTATIONS
1970 221 BEATLES
1971 160 CHICAGO
1972 145 CHICAGO
1973 166 AL GREEN
1974 147 CHARLIE RICH
1975 177 ELTON JOHN
1976 133 JOHN DENVER
1977 148 KISS
1978 114 BOB SEGER
1979 141 KENNY ROGERS
1980 142 KENNY ROGERS
1981 128 PAT BENATAR
1982 126 OZZY OSBOURNE
1983 145 ALABAMA
1984 140 DURAN DURAN
1985 179 U2
1986 137 U2
1987 107 RANDY TRAVIS
1988
1989 102 GUNS`N`ROSES
1990 149 NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
1991 148 HARRY CONNICK, JR.
1992 186 GARTH BROOKS
1993 230 GARTH BROOKS
1994 153 GARTH BROOKS
1995 109 PEARL JAM
1996 104 GARTH BROOKS
1997 112 2PAC
1998 109 ANDREA BOCELLI
1999 104 DAVE MATTHEWS BAND

CHART CHAMPIONS

4 times, Garth Brooks (1992, 93, 94, 96)
3 times, The Beatles (1964, 65, 70)
3 times, Herb Alpert (1966, 67, 68)
2 times, Harry Belafonte (1956, 57)
2 times, Johnny Mathis (1958, 63)
2 times, Mitch Miller (1960, 61)
2 times, Chicago (1971, 72)
2 times, Kenny Rogers (1979, 80)
2 times, U2 (1985, 86)

MOST WEEKS ON CHART IN A YEAR

447, Mitch Miller (1961)
406, Mitch Miller (1960)
348, Kingston Trio (1961)
298, Johnny Mathis (1960)
298, Herb Alpert (1967)
284, Kingston Trio (1960)
279, Herb Alpert (1968)
258, Frank Sinatra (1961)
225, Nat ‘King’ Cole (1965)
250, Johnny Mathis (1961)
245, Herb Alpert (1966)
243, Chubby Checker (1962)
241, Mantovani (1959)
233, Beatles (1965)
230, Garth Brooks (1993)
229, Beatles (1964)
222, Johnny Mathis (1964)
221, Beatles (1970)
217, Ray Charles (1961)
207, Ray Charles (1962)
205, Johnny Mathis (1962)
200, Mitch Miller (1962)

MOST WEEKS ON CHART IN EACH DECADE

1955-59

450, Frank Sinatra
395, Mantovani
343, Johnny Mathis
307, Tennessee Ernie Ford
260, Harry Belafonte

1960-69

1544, Johnny Mathis
1311, Frank Sinatra
1128, Herb Alpert
1089, Kingston Trio
1053, Mitch Miller

1970-79

788, Beatles
750, Elton John
740, Chicago
662, Rolling Stones
654, John Denver

1980-89

750, U2
632, Pink Floyd
613, Kenny Rogers
458, Prince
447, Journey

1990-1999

1026, Garth Brooks
608, Alan Jackson
596, George Strait
565, Mariah Carey
520, Vince Gill

MOST WEEKS AT #1 IN A CALENDAR YEAR

30, Beatles (1964)
29, Monkees (1967)
29, Fleetwood Mac (1977)
24, Beatles (1965)
24, Bee Gees (1978)
22, Kingston Trio (1960)
22, Prince (1984)
21, Michael Jackson (1983)
21, MC Hammer (1990)
19, Doris Day (1955)
19, Harry Belafonte (1957)
18, Kingston Trio (1959)
18, Herb Alpert (1998)
17, Harry Belafonte (1956)
17, Beatles (1966)
17, Billy Ray Cyrus (1992)
17, Garth Brooks (1992)
17, Whitney Houston (1993)
16, Andy Williams (1963)
16, Simon & Garfunkel (1968)
16, Beatles (1969)
16, Michael Jackson (1984)

MOST CONSECUTIVE WEEKS AT #1

By Artist

31, Monkees (1966-7)
24, Bee Gees (1978)
24, Prince (1984)
20, Elvis Presley (1961-2)
19, Doris Day (1955)
19, Harry Belafonte (1956-7)
19, Fleetwood Mac (1977)
18, MC Hammer (1990)
17, Billy Ray Cyrus (1992)
17, Michael Jackson (1983)
16, Andy Williams (1963)
16, Beatles (1964)
16, Simon & Garunkel (1968)
16, Michael Jackson (1984)
16, Vanilla Ice (1990)
15, Beatles (1967)
15, Kingston Trio (1959)
15, Carole King (1971)
15, Pink Floyd (1980)
15, Men At Work (1983)

By Album (soundtracks excluded)

24, Saturday Night Fever, Bee Gees (1978)
24, Purple Rain, Prince (1984)
20, Blue Hawaii, Elvis Presley (1961-2)
19, Calypso, Harry Belafonta (1957)
19, Rumours, Fleetwood Mac (1977)
19, Love Me Or Leave Me, Doris Day (1955)
18, More Of The Monkees, Monkees (1967)
18, Please Hammer Don`t Hurt `Em, MC Hammer (1990)
17, Thriller, Michael Jackson (1983)
17, Some Gave All, Billy Ray Cyrus (1992)
16, Days Of Wine & Roses, Andy Williams (1963)
16, Thriller, Michael Jackson (1984)
16, To The Extreme, Vanilla Ice (1990-1)
15, The Kingston Trio At Large, Kingston Trio (1959)
15, Sgt. Pepper`s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Beatles (1967)
15, Tapestry, Carole King (1971)
15, The Wall, Pink Floyd (1980)
15, Business As Usual, Men At Work (1983)

MOST DEBUTS AT THE #1 POSITION

6, Garth Brooks
4, Beatles
4, Michael Jackson
4, DMX
4, Jay-Z
3, Van Halen
3, Metallica
3, U2
3, Janet Jackson
3, Nirvana
3, Snoop Doggy Dogg
3, Britney Spears

SLOWEST MOVERS TO #1

118, First Take, Roberta Flack (01/70-04/72)
81, You Don`t Mess Around With Jim, Jim Croce (07/1972-01/74)
64, Forever Your Girl, Paula Abdul (07/88-10/89)
58, Fleetwood Mac, Fleetwood Mac (08/75-09/76)
55, Hangin` Tough, New Kids On The Block (08/89-09/89)
52, Throwing Copper, Live (05/94-05/95)
52, Nick Of Time, Bonnie Raitt (04/89-04/90)
50, Appetite For Destruction, Guns`n`Roses (08/87-08/89)
50, Whitney Houston, Whitney Houston (03/85-03/86)
49, Hysteria, Def Leppard (08/87-07/88)
49, Tragic Kingdom, No Doubt (01/96-12/96)
49, Cracked Rear View, Hootie & The Blowfish (07/94-05/95)

BIGGEST JUMPS TO #1

176-1, Life After Death, Notorious B.I.G. (1997)
173-1, Vitalogy, Pearl Jam (1994)
137-1, Ghetto D, Master P (1997)
122-1, More Of The Monkees, Monkees (1967)
112-1, MP Da Last Don, Master P (1998)
98-1, Beatles` 65, Beatles (1965)
61-1, Help!, Beatles (1965)
60-1, Rubber Soul, Beatles (1966)
53-1, Ballads Of The Green Berets, SSgt. Barry Sadler (1966)
48-1, Beatles VI, Beatles (1965)
47-1, Elton John`s Greatest Hits, Elton John (1974)
45-1, Revolver, Beatles (1966)

BIGGEST FALLS FROM #1

1-13, Endless Summer, Beach Boys (1974)
1-12, Alice In Chains, Alice In Chains (1995)
1-11, Private Parts, Soundtrack (1997)
1-9, Far Beyond Driven, Pantera (1994)
1-9, Follow The Leader, Korn (1998)
1-8, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, Alanis Morissette (1998)
1-7, Wrap Around Joy, Carole King (1974)
1-7, Fire, Ohio Players (1975)
1-7, Kenny Roger`s Greatest Hits, Kenny Rogers (1980)
1-7 R. Kelly, R. Kelly (1995)
1-7, No Code, Pearl Jam (1996)
1-7 Beats, Rhymes And Life, A Tribe Called Quest (1996)

TOP 5 DEBUTS (1963-1991)

Straight in at #2

04 Nov 75 Windsong, John Denver
24 Apr 76 Presence, Led Zeppelin
20 Oct 79 The Long Run, Eagles

Straight in at #3

21 Mar 70 Hey Jude, Beatles
24 Oct 70 Led Zeppelin III, Led Zeppelin
15 Mar 75 Physical Graffiti, Led Zeppelin
06 Nov 76 The Song Remains The Same, Led Zeppelin
13 Nov 76 Blue Moves, Elton John

Straight in at #4

06 Jun 70 Woodstock, Soundtrack
06 Mar 76 Eagles/Their Greatest Hits 1971-75, Eagles
25 Dec 76 Hotel California, Eagles
17 Feb 79 Spirits Having Flown, Bee Gees
01 Nov 80 The River, Bruce Springsteen
15 Nov 80 Hotter Than July, Stevie Wonder

Straight in at #5

19 Dec 70 All Things Must Pass, George Harrison
06 Jul 74 Caribou, Elton John
25 Jun 77 I`m In You, Peter Frampton
15 Mar 80 Mad Love, Linda Ronstadt
29 May 82 Stevie Wonder`s Original Musiquarium I, Stevie Wonder
13 Jun 87 Girls Girls Girls, Mötley Crüe
18 Jun 88 OU812, Van Halen

BIGGEST JUMPS INTO THE TOP 10

200-7, Self Portrait, Bob Dylan (1970)
197-6, Headquarters, Monkees (1967)
178-4, Abbey Road, Beatles (1969)
168-10, Through The Past, Darkly (Big Hits, Vol. 2), Rolling Stones
157-4, Magical Mystery Tour, Beatles (1967)
143-10, Teaser And The Firecat, Cat Stevens (1971)
136-3, N.O.R.E., Noreaga (1998)
134-10, Imagine, John Lennon (1971)
127-5 Green River, Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969)
125-6, Something New, Beatles (1964)
114-4, The Graduate, Simon & Garfunkel (1968)
111-5, Blind Faith, Blind Faith (1969)
106-4, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Simon & Garfunkel (1970)
104-2, Let It Be, Beatles (1970)
101-4, Sounds Like, Herb Alpert (1967)
100-4, Strange Days, Doors (1967)

MOST HIT ALBUMS IN A CALENDAR YEAR

11, Beatles (1964)
9, Pearl Jam (2001)
8, Lawrence Welk (1956)
8, Johnny Cash (1969)
7, Ray Charles (1961)
7, Chubby Checker (1962)
7, Connie Francis (1963)
7, John F. Kennedy (1964)
7, Monkees (1986)
7, Bill & Gloria Gaither (2000)
6, Elvis Presley (1957)*
6, Mitch Miller (1961)
6, Frank Sinatra (1961)
6, Frank Sinatra (1962)
6, Four Seasons (1964)
6, Righteous Brothers (1965)
6, Billy Vaughn (1967)
6, Supremes (1968)
6, Temptations (1969)
6, Elvis Presley (1970)
6, Elvis Presley (1971)
6, Willie Nelson (1983)
6, Pearl Jam (2000)

* = includes EPs

SELF-REPLACEMENT AT THE TOP

Only five acts have ever knocked themselves off the top of the charts. They are:

Peter, Paul & Mary: In The Wind replaced Peter, Paul & Mary on 2 November 1963
Beatles: The Beatles` Second Album replaced Meet The Beatles! on 2 May 1964
Herb Alpert: Going Places replaced Whipped Cream & Other Delights on 5 March 1966
Monkees: More Of The Monkees replaced The Monkees on 11 February 1967
Simon & Garfunkel: Bookends replaced The Graduate on 25 May 1968
Simon & Garfunkel: The Graduate replaced Bookends on 15 June 1968
Simon & Garfunkel: Bookends replaced The Graduate on 29 June 1968

MOST WEEKS SPENT AT #2

By Artist

56, Beatles
54, Frank Sinatra*
53, Johnny Mathis*
38, Rolling Stones
36, Paul McCartney / Wings
33, Elvis Presley*
32, Bruce Springsteen
32, Céline Dion
30, Kingston Trio*
30, Barbra Streisand
30, Herb Alpert
27, Led Zeppelin
27, Michael Jackson
26, Garth Brooks
25, Fleetwood Mac
25, Rod Stewart
22, Peter, Paul & Mary
22, Guns`n`Roses
20, John Denver
20, Journey
20, Bon Jovi
20, Mariah Carey

* = from 1955 to August 1963 Cash Box albums chart was used

By Albums

24, Born In The U.S.A., Bruce Springsteen (1984-5)
21, Johnny`s Greatest Hits, Johnny Mathis (1958)*
20, Slippery When Wet, Bon Jovi (1986-7)
18, In The Wee Small Hours, Frank Sinatra (1955)
18, Heavenly, Johnny Mathis (1959)*
17, Thriller, Michael Jackson (1983-4)
17, Let`s Talk About Love, Céline Dion (1997-8)
16, Please Hammer Don`t Hurt ´Em, MC Hammer (1990-1)
15, Breakfast At Tiffany`s, Soundtrack (1961)*
15, Built For Speed, Stray Cats (1981-2)
15, Appetite For Destruction, Guns`n`Roses (1988-9)
14, Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morrisette (1995-6)
13, Whipped Cream & Other Delights, Herb Alpert (1965-6)
13, Dr Zhivago, Soundtrack (1967)
13, Frampton Comes Alive, Peter Frampton (1976)
13, Can`t Slow Down, Lionel Richie (1983-4)
13, Totally Krossed Out, Kriss Kross (1992)

* = from 1955 to August 1963 Cash Box albums chart was used

MOST WEEKS SPENT AT #2 BY NON-#1 ALBUMS

18, In The Wee Small Hours, Frank Sinatra
15, Built For Speed, Stray Cats
11, Breathless, Kenny G
9, (Moving), Peter, Paul & Mary
9, Introducing The Beatles, Beatles
9, Something New, Beatles
9, Frontiers, Journey
8, Look At Us, Sonny & Cher
7, Portrait Of Johnny, Johnny Mathis
7, The Mamas & Papas Deliver, Mamas & Papas
7, Damn The Torpedoes, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
7, Gonna Make You Sweat, C & C Music Factory

MOST WEEKS AT #1 IN THE CATALOG ALBUMS CHART

101, Elton John`s Greatest Hits, Elton John
83, Aerosmith`s Greatest Hits, Aerosmith
73, Legend, Bob Marley & The Wailers
49, Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin
46, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars, David Bowie
37, Time Pieces, Eric Clapton
33, Metallica, Metallica
27, Breathless, Kenny G
26, License To Ill, Beastie Boys
22, Bat Out Of Hell, Meat Loaf
19, The Best Of The Righteous Brothers, Righteous Brothers
18, The Dark Side Of The Moon, Pink Floyd
17, A Fresh Aire Christmas, Mannheim Steamroller
17, Watermark, Enya
16, Who`s Next, Who

MOST WEEKS IN THE CATALOG ALBUMS CHART

638, Elton John`s Greatest Hits, Elton John
613, Greatest Hits, James Taylor
580, Aerosmith`s Greatest Hits, Aerosmith
533, Greatest Hits, Steve Miller Band
525, Legend, Bob Marley & The Wailers
478, Jimmy Buffet`s Greatest Hits, Jimmy Buffet
473, …And Justice For All, Metallica
472, Back In Black, AC/DC
452, The Wall, Pink Floyd
445, Greatest Hits, Janis Joplin
424, Eagles/Their Greatest Hits 1971-75, Eagles
419, Greatest Hits, Journey
416, Master Of Puppets, Metallica
415, Chronicle, Creedence Clearwater Revival
408, Greatest Hits, Fleetwood Mac
396, Ride The Lightning, Metallica
378, License To Ill, Beastie Boys
369, Bat Out Of Hell, Meat Loaf
368, Greatest Hits, Patsy Cline
344, Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin
342, Appetite For Destruction, Guns`n`Roses
322, Time Pieces, Eric Clapton
299, Watermark, Enya
282, Elton John`s Greatest Hits, Vol. 2, Elton John
278, Aja, Steely Dan
277, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars, David Bowie
270, Who`s Next, Who
266, American Pie, Don McLean
259, Greatest Hits, Monkees
259, The Best Of The Doors, Doors
257, Paino Man, Billy Joel
255, The Best Of Van Morrison, Van Morrison
254, 16 Greatest Hits, Steppenwolf
251, Who Are You, Who
246, Metallica, Metallica
246, Greatest Hits, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
235, Tapestry, Carole King
233, The Joshua Tree, U2
228, Greatest Hits, Tom Petty
227, The Best Of Guess Who, Guess Who
224, Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 & 2, Billy Joel
218, Changes In Lattitudes, Changes In Attitudes, Jimmy Buffet
216, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lynyrd Skynyrd
214, Greatest Hits, Queen
213, Morning Dance, Spyro Gyra
211, Eagles/Their Greatest Hits, Vol. 2, Eagles
210, Live At Leeds, Who
209, Blow By Blow, Jeff Beck
205, The Best Of The Grateful Dead, Grateful Dead
203, Greatest Hits 1982-89, Chicago
201, Immaculate Collection, Madonna

MOST VALUABLE HIT ALBUMS

$800, The Beatles vs. The Four Seasons, The Beatles/The Four Seasons
$800, Introducing The Beatles, The Beatles
$600, He`s A Rebel, The Chrystals
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