2016: The Year in Charts

Billboard 200

Billboard 200

Sales Data 1
Streaming Data 2

This week's most popular albums across all genres, ranked by album sales, audio on-demand streaming activity and digital sales of tracks from albums as compiled by Nielsen Music.

5 Last Week: 6

The Four Tops Greatest Hits

Four Tops

Last Week 6
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 73
7 Last Week: 7

Vanilla Fudge

Vanilla Fudge
Last Week 7
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 80
8 Last Week: 9

Groovin'

The Rascals
Last Week 9
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 59
9 Last Week: 5

Aretha Arrives

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 5
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 41
10 Last Week: 11

Doctor Zhivago

Soundtrack
Last Week 11
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 157
11 Last Week: 17

Bee Gees' 1st

Bee Gees
Last Week 17
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 52
12 Last Week: 15

Insight Out

The Association
Last Week 15
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 68
14 Last Week: 8

The Byrds' Greatest Hits

The Byrds
Last Week 8
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 29
19 Last Week: 19

Album 1700

Peter, Paul & Mary

Last Week 19
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 82
21 Last Week: 20

Bill Cosby Sings/Silver Throat

Bill Cosby
Last Week 20
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 26
22 Last Week: 25

The Temptations Greatest Hits

The Temptations
Last Week 25
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 120
23 Last Week: 23

Revenge

Bill Cosby
Last Week 23
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 73
24 Last Week: 22

With A Lot O' Soul

The Temptations
Last Week 22
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 36
25 Last Week: 21

Surrealistic Pillow

Jefferson Airplane
Last Week 21
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 56
26 Last Week: 24

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra
Last Week 24
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 23
27 Last Week: 27

These Are My Songs

Petula Clark
Last Week 27
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 27
28 Last Week: 26

Welcome To My World

Dean Martin
Last Week 26
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 48
30 Last Week: 33

Born Free

Andy Williams
Last Week 33
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 79
31 Last Week: 28

Four Tops Reach Out

Four Tops

Last Week 28
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 59
33 Last Week: 34

Whipped Cream & Other Delights

Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass

Last Week 34
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 185
35 Last Week: 54

To Sir, With Love

Soundtrack
Last Week 54
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 22
36 Last Week: 37

A Man And A Woman

Soundtrack
Last Week 37
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 93
37 Last Week: 44

The Windows Of The World

Dionne Warwick
Last Week 44
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 31
38 Last Week: 46

Make It Happen

The Miracles
Last Week 46
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 23
40 Last Week: 47

A Day In The Life

Wes Montgomery
Last Week 47
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 67
41 Last Week: 35

Cold Sweat

James Brown
Last Week 35
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 17
42 Last Week: 39

I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 39
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 79
46 Last Week: 42
Last Week 42
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 54
48 Last Week: 56

Winds Of Change

The Animals
Last Week 56
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 20
49 Last Week: 50

Procol Harum

Procol Harum
Last Week 50
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 16
50 Last Week: 52

Golden Greats By The Ventures

The Ventures
Last Week 52
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 44
51 Last Week: 69

Smiley Smile

The Beach Boys
Last Week 69
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 21
52 Last Week: 53

I Was Made To Love Her

Stevie Wonder
Last Week 53
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 13
53 Last Week: 38

The Best Of Sonny & Cher

Sonny & Cher
Last Week 38
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 64
54 Last Week: 45

The Best Of The Lovin' Spoonful

The Lovin' Spoonful
Last Week 45
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 52
55 Last Week: 61

Here Where There Is Love

Dionne Warwick
Last Week 61
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 66
56 Last Week: 51

Lush Life

Nancy Wilson
Last Week 51
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 19
57 Last Week: 60

The Look Of Love

Claudine Longet
Last Week 60
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 29
58 Last Week: 58

Moby Grape

Moby Grape
Last Week 58
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 27
59 Last Week: 59

The Mamas & The Papas Deliver

The Mamas & The Papas
Last Week 59
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 55
60 Last Week: 75

Turn The World Around

Eddy Arnold
Last Week 75
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 36
61 Last Week: 67

For A Few Dollars More And Other Motion Picture Themes

L
Last Week 67
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 29
63 Last Week: 62

Big Brother & The Holding Company

Big Brother And The Holding Company

Last Week 62
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 34
64 Last Week: 66

Mantovani/Hollywood

Mantovani
Last Week 66
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 22
66 Last Week: 78

Man Of La Mancha

Original Cast
Last Week 78
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 167
68 Last Week: 57

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Soundtrack
Last Week 57
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 48
69 Last Week: 49
Last Week 49
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 20
70 Last Week: 72

Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66

Sergio Mendes
Last Week 72
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 126
71 Last Week: 89
Last Week 89
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 20
72 Last Week: 71

Up, Up And Away

The 5th Dimension
Last Week 71
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 83
73 Last Week: 70

Wonderfulness

Bill Cosby
Last Week 70
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 106
74 Last Week: 74

The Hollies' Greatest Hits

The Hollies
Last Week 74
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 47
75 Last Week: 48

Electric Music For The Mind And Body

Country Joe & The Fish
Last Week 48
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 38
76 Last Week: 76

Collections

The Rascals
Last Week 76
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 74
78 Last Week: 83

Canned Heat

Canned Heat
Last Week 83
Peak Position 76
Wks on Chart 23
80 Last Week: 88

Come Back When You Grow Up

Bobby Vee
Last Week 88
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 12
81 Last Week: 86

Fiddler On The Roof

Original Cast
Last Week 86
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 206
82 Last Week: 96

The Blues Project Live At Town Hall

The Blues Project
Last Week 96
Peak Position 71
Wks on Chart 11
83 Last Week: 81

Just For You

Neil Diamond
Last Week 81
Peak Position 80
Wks on Chart 19
84 Last Week: 80

Country, My Way

Nancy Sinatra
Last Week 80
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 26
85 Last Week: 95
Last Week 95
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 44
86 Last Week: 85

Spanky And Our Gang

Spanky And Our Gang

Last Week 85
Peak Position 77
Wks on Chart 15
87 Last Week: 87

16 Original Big Hits, Volume 7

Various Artists
Last Week 87
Peak Position 79
Wks on Chart 18
88 Last Week: 82

Frankie Valli-Solo

Frankie Valli
Last Week 82
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 23
89 Last Week: 90

Why Is There Air?

Bill Cosby
Last Week 90
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 152
90 Last Week: 190

The Cowsills

The Cowsills
Last Week 190
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 17
91 Last Week: 130

All Mitch Ryder Hits!

Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels

Last Week 130
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 26
92 Last Week: 65

That's Lou

Lou Rawls
Last Week 65
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 20
93 Last Week: 93

Absolutely Free

Mothers Of Invention

Last Week 93
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 22
94 Last Week: 94

Golden Hits

Roger Williams
Last Week 94
Peak Position 87
Wks on Chart 29
95 Last Week: 180

It Must Be Him

Vikki Carr
Last Week 180
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 47
97 Last Week: 98

Bill Cosby Is A Very Funny Fellow, Right!

Bill Cosby
Last Week 98
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 128
98 Last Week: 159

Gone With The Wind

Soundtrack
Last Week 159
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 36
99 Last Week: 99

I'll Take Care Of Your Cares

Frankie Laine
Last Week 99
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 29
100 Last Week: 115

Fresh Cream

Cream
Last Week 115
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 92
101 Last Week: 102

Everybody Needs Love

Gladys Knight And The Pips

Last Week 102
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 24
102 Last Week: 101

The Best Of Eddy Arnold

Eddy Arnold
Last Week 101
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 57
103 Last Week: 120

The John Gary Carnegie Hall Concert

John Gary
Last Week 120
Peak Position 76
Wks on Chart 19
104 Last Week: 104
Last Week 104
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 46
105 Last Week: 105

Janis Ian

Janis Ian
Last Week 105
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 28
106 Last Week: 106

If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears

The Mamas & The Papas
Last Week 106
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 105
107 Last Week: 64

Otis Redding Live In Europe

Otis Redding
Last Week 64
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 42
108 Last Week: 91
Last Week 91
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 143
109 Last Week: 117

Mary In The Morning

Al Martino
Last Week 117
Peak Position 63
Wks on Chart 21
111 Last Week: 110

I Started Out As A Child

Bill Cosby
Last Week 110
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 140
112 Last Week: 113

Cowboys & Colored People

FLiP
Last Week 113
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 63
113 Last Week: 84
Last Week 84
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 26
114 Last Week: 114

Ray Charles Invites You To Listen

Ray Charles
Last Week 114
Peak Position 76
Wks on Chart 34
115 Last Week: 107
Last Week 107
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 69
116 Last Week: 92

This Is My Song

Ray Conniff
Last Week 92
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 46
117 Last Week: 111

Boots With Strings

Boots Randolph
Last Week 111
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 47
118 Last Week: 116

That's Life

Frank Sinatra
Last Week 116
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 61
119 Last Week: 119

"Live!"

Jr. Walker & The All Stars

Last Week 119
Peak Position 119
Wks on Chart 11
120 Last Week: 123

The Young Rascals

The Rascals
Last Week 123
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 84
121 Last Week: 129

A Fistful Of Dollars

Soundtrack
Last Week 129
Peak Position 107
Wks on Chart 28
123 Last Week: 118

Yardbirds Greatest Hits

The Yardbirds
Last Week 118
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 37
124 Last Week: 124

Temptations Live!

The Temptations
Last Week 124
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 51
125 Last Week: 122

Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 2

The Beach Boys
Last Week 122
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 22
127 Last Week: 79

You Only Live Twice

Soundtrack
Last Week 79
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 26
128 Last Week: 127

Let's Live For Today

The Grass Roots
Last Week 127
Peak Position 75
Wks on Chart 15
129 Last Week: 128

The Best Of Herman's Hermits

Herman's Hermits
Last Week 128
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 105
130 Last Week: 112

Doctor Dolittle

Soundtrack
Last Week 112
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 44
131 Last Week: 103

Rhapsodies For Young Lovers

[Champagne]

Last Week 103
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 59
132 Last Week: 109

We Can Fly! Up-Up And Away

The Johnny Mann Singers

Last Week 109
Peak Position 51
Wks on Chart 23
133 Last Week: 133
Last Week 133
Peak Position 77
Wks on Chart 44
134 Last Week: 132

Golden Hits/The Best Of Lawrence Welk

Lawrence Welk
Last Week 132
Peak Position 130
Wks on Chart 12
135 Last Week: 131

The 4 Seasons' Gold Vault of Hits

The 4 Seasons

Last Week 131
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 88
136 Last Week: 151

Today's Themes For Young Lovers

[Champagne]

Last Week 151
Peak Position 111
Wks on Chart 17
137 Last Week: 139

2nd Vault Of Golden Hits

Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons

Last Week 139
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 53
138 Last Week: 138

A Man And His Soul

Ray Charles
Last Week 138
Peak Position 77
Wks on Chart 62
139 Last Week: 137

Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass)

The Rolling Stones
Last Week 137
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 99
141 Last Week: 135

King & Queen

Otis Redding
Last Week 135
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 31
142 Last Week: 148

Jim Nabors By Request

J
Last Week 148
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 40
143 Last Week: 147

My Cup Runneth Over

Ed Ames
Last Week 147
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 81
144 Last Week: 142

There's A Kind Of Hush All Over The World

Herman's Hermits
Last Week 142
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 35
145 Last Week: 143

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme

Simon & Garfunkel
Last Week 143
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 145
146 Last Week: 146

The Wild Angels

Davie Allan And The Arrows

Last Week 146
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 71
147 Last Week: 145
Last Week 145
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 21
148 Last Week: 141

Honey & Wine

Glenn Yarbrough
Last Week 141
Peak Position 141
Wks on Chart 18
149 Last Week: 134

Happy Is The Sunshine Company

The Sunshine Company
Last Week 134
Peak Position 126
Wks on Chart 10
150 Last Week: 158

Our Song

Jack Jones
Last Week 158
Peak Position 148
Wks on Chart 7
151 Last Week: 125

Daddy's Little Girl

Al Martino
Last Week 125
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 21
152 Last Week: 152

Dancing In The Street

Ramsey Lewis
Last Week 152
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 16
153 Last Week: 153

Rhapsodies For Young Lovers, Volume Two

[Champagne]

Last Week 153
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 16
154 Last Week: 155
Last Week 155
Peak Position 96
Wks on Chart 65
155 Last Week: 136

The World We Knew

Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra

Last Week 136
Peak Position 136
Wks on Chart 7
156 Last Week: 154

The Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead
Last Week 154
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 28
158 Last Week: 149

Between The Buttons

The Rolling Stones
Last Week 149
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 47
159 Last Week: 160

Laura (What's He Got That I Ain't Got)

Brook Benton
Last Week 160
Peak Position 156
Wks on Chart 4
160 Last Week: 161

Freak Out!

Mothers Of Invention

Last Week 161
Peak Position 130
Wks on Chart 23
161 Last Week: 169

Alligator Bogaloo

Lou Donaldson
Last Week 169
Peak Position 141
Wks on Chart 11
162 Last Week: 156

The Sandpipers

The Sandpipers
Last Week 156
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 28
163 Last Week: 163

For Your Love

Peaches & Herb
Last Week 163
Peak Position 135
Wks on Chart 12
164 Last Week: --

Simply Streisand

Barbra Streisand
Last Week --
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 23
165 Last Week: 165

The Earth

San Sebastian
Last Week 165
Peak Position 115
Wks on Chart 13
166 Last Week: 157

Greatest Hits Of All Times

Gene Pitney
Last Week 157
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 51
167 Last Week: 168

Time, Time

Ed Ames
Last Week 168
Peak Position 77
Wks on Chart 38
168 Last Week: 177

Hawaiian Album

Ray Conniff
Last Week 177
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 15
169 Last Week: 166

Tiny Bubbles

Don Ho
Last Week 166
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 50
170 Last Week: 170

Paint It Black

The Soulful Strings

Last Week 170
Peak Position 166
Wks on Chart 15
171 Last Week: 164

The Supremes A' Go-Go

The Supremes
Last Week 164
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 60
172 Last Week: 162

Golden Hits/The Best Of Billy Vaughn

Billy Vaughn And His Orchestra

Last Week 162
Peak Position 159
Wks on Chart 8
173 Last Week: 173

Mr. Spock's Music From Outer Space

Leonard Nimoy
Last Week 173
Peak Position 83
Wks on Chart 25
174 Last Week: 172

The Best Of Eric Burdon And The Animals, Vol. II

The Animals
Last Week 172
Peak Position 71
Wks on Chart 24
175 Last Week: --

Camelot

Soundtrack
Last Week --
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 87
176 Last Week: 167

Branded Man

Merle Haggard And The Strangers

Last Week 167
Peak Position 167
Wks on Chart 4
177 Last Week: 178

Your Tender Loving Care

Buck Owens
Last Week 178
Peak Position 177
Wks on Chart 7
178 Last Week: --

Farewell To The First Golden Era

The Mamas & The Papas
Last Week --
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 65
179 Last Week: --

Magic People

The Paupers
Last Week --
Peak Position 178
Wks on Chart 2
180 Last Week: 186

Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie

Jay And The Techniques

Last Week 186
Peak Position 129
Wks on Chart 13
181 Last Week: 179

Johnny's Greatest Hits

Johnny Mathis
Last Week 179
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 215
182 Last Week: 187

Sounds Of Silence

Simon & Garfunkel
Last Week 187
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 141
183 Last Week: 182

Time & Charges

The Buckinghams
Last Week 182
Peak Position 58
Wks on Chart 23
184 Last Week: 189

Take A Look

Aretha Franklin
Last Week 189
Peak Position 173
Wks on Chart 8
185 Last Week: 185

In The Heat Of The Night

Soundtrack
Last Week 185
Peak Position 153
Wks on Chart 11
186 Last Week: 192

Goodbye And Hello

Tim Buckley
Last Week 192
Peak Position 171
Wks on Chart 5
187 Last Week: 184

New Gold Hits

The 4 Seasons

Last Week 184
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 25
188 Last Week: 199

The Funky Broadway

Dyke And The Blazers

Last Week 199
Peak Position 186
Wks on Chart 4
189 Last Week: --

To Sir With Love

Lulu
Last Week --
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 20
190 Last Week: --

The Best Of Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett
Last Week --
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 54
191 Last Week: 181

Got Live If You Want It!

The Rolling Stones
Last Week 181
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 48
192 Last Week: 195

Big Swing Face

Buddy Rich
Last Week 195
Peak Position 97
Wks on Chart 21
193 Last Week: 188

The Kinks Greatest Hits!

The Kinks
Last Week 188
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 64
194 Last Week: 176

The Yiddish Are Coming! The Yiddish Are Coming!

Various Artists
Last Week 176
Peak Position 165
Wks on Chart 5
195 Last Week: --

Groovin' With The Soulful Strings

The Soulful Strings

Last Week --
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 34
196 Last Week: 196
Last Week 196
Peak Position 51
Wks on Chart 27
197 Last Week: 183

Two For The Road

Henry Mancini
Last Week 183
Peak Position 183
Wks on Chart 3
198 Last Week: --

Explosive Brass Impact

War
Last Week --
Peak Position 177
Wks on Chart 7
199 Last Week: --

Of Cabbages And Kings

Chad & Jeremy
Last Week --
Peak Position 186
Wks on Chart 5
200 Last Week: --

The Candymen

The Candymen

Last Week --
Peak Position 195
Wks on Chart 4