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: 5

Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon

James Taylor
Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 45
11 Last Week: 7

Golden Bisquits

Three Dog Night
Last Week 7
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 61
12 Last Week: 11

Maybe Tomorrow

The Jackson 5
Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 41
13 Last Week: 13
Last Week 13
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 42
14 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 64
15 Last Week: --

Carpenters

Carpenters
Last Week --
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 59
16 Last Week: 12

Greatest Of The Guess Who

The Guess Who
Last Week 12
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 49
17 Last Week: 15

Tea For The Tillerman

Cat Stevens
Last Week 15
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 79
18 Last Week: 19

Sky's The Limit

The Temptations
Last Week 19
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 35
19 Last Week: 20

Chicago III

Chicago
Last Week 20
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 63
20 Last Week: 26

11-17-70

Elton John
Last Week 26
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 23
21 Last Week: 21

Manna

Bread
Last Week 21
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 25
23 Last Week: 16

Close To You

Carpenters
Last Week 16
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 87
24 Last Week: 34

She's A Lady

Tom Jones
Last Week 34
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 20
26 Last Week: 18

Love Story

Andy Williams
Last Week 18
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 33
27 Last Week: 27

Bloodrock 3

Bloodrock
Last Week 27
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 23
28 Last Week: 22

Love Story

Soundtrack
Last Week 22
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 39
29 Last Week: 29
Last Week 29
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 30
31 Last Week: 24

The Partridge Family Album

The Partridge Family
Last Week 24
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 68
32 Last Week: 32

Broken Barricades

Procol Harum
Last Week 32
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 20
33 Last Week: 30

Alarm Clock

Richie Havens
Last Week 30
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 34
35 Last Week: 36

Sweet Baby James

James Taylor
Last Week 36
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 102
36 Last Week: 37

Tumbleweed Connection

Elton John
Last Week 37
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 37
37 Last Week: 33

This Is A Recording

Lily Tomlin
Last Week 33
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 25
38 Last Week: 44

Chapter Two

Roberta Flack
Last Week 44
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 82
39 Last Week: 28

Woodstock Two

Soundtrack
Last Week 28
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 17
40 Last Week: 40

Live/Johnny Winter And

Johnny Winter
Last Week 40
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 27
41 Last Week: 41

Hanging In There

Hudson and Landry

Last Week 41
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 26
43 Last Week: 43
Last Week 43
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 43
44 Last Week: 53

Leon Russell & The Shelter People

Leon Russell
Last Week 53
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 29
45 Last Week: 35

The Point!

Nilsson
Last Week 35
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 32
46 Last Week: 39

Glen Campbell's Greatest Hits

Glen Campbell
Last Week 39
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 27
47 Last Week: 38

Love It To Death

Alice Cooper
Last Week 38
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 38
48 Last Week: 63

Curtis/Live!

Curtis Mayfield
Last Week 63
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 38
49 Last Week: 45

Tarkio

Brewer And Shipley

Last Week 45
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 26
50 Last Week: 87

Summer Side Of Life

Gordon Lightfoot
Last Week 87
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 20
51 Last Week: 46
Last Week 46
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 67
52 Last Week: 60

Love's Lines, Angles And Rhymes

The 5th Dimension
Last Week 60
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 23
53 Last Week: 56

All Things Must Pass

George Harrison
Last Week 56
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 38
55 Last Week: 48

Portrait Of Bobby

Bobby Sherman
Last Week 48
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 14
56 Last Week: 51

Elton John

Elton John
Last Week 51
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 51
57 Last Week: 58
Last Week 58
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 29
58 Last Week: --

Aretha Live At Fillmore West

Aretha Franklin
Last Week --
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 34
59 Last Week: 47

Steppenwolf Gold/Their Great Hits

Steppenwolf
Last Week 47
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 36
60 Last Week: 62

Mandrill

Mandrill
Last Week 62
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 22
61 Last Week: 66

A Message To The People

Buddy Miles
Last Week 66
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 24
62 Last Week: 59

To Be Continued

Isaac Hayes
Last Week 59
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 56
64 Last Week: 69

"Friends"

Elton John
Last Week 69
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 19
65 Last Week: 71

After The Gold Rush

Neil Young
Last Week 71
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 66
68 Last Week: 49

Rose Garden

Lynn Anderson
Last Week 49
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 33
69 Last Week: 55

For The Good Times

Ray Price
Last Week 55
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 59
70 Last Week: 54

If I Could Only Remember My Name

David Crosby
Last Week 54
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 18
72 Last Week: 77

Later That Same Year

Matthews' Southern Comfort

Last Week 77
Peak Position 72
Wks on Chart 15
73 Last Week: 74

Sinatra & Company

Frank Sinatra
Last Week 74
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 15
74 Last Week: 85

Poems, Prayers & Promises

John Denver
Last Week 85
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 80
75 Last Week: 57

Back To The Roots

John Mayall
Last Week 57
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 15
77 Last Week: 78

Tap Root Manuscript

Neil Diamond
Last Week 78
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 45
79 Last Week: 79

Did You Think To Pray

Charley Pride
Last Week 79
Peak Position 76
Wks on Chart 15
80 Last Week: 83

The Worst Of Jefferson Airplane

Jefferson Airplane
Last Week 83
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 40
81 Last Week: 73

Third Album

The Jackson 5
Last Week 73
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 50
82 Last Week: 70

Workin' Together

Ike & Tina Turner
Last Week 70
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 38
83 Last Week: 76

Hag

Merle Haggard And The Strangers

Last Week 76
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 15
84 Last Week: 65

Seatrain

Seatrain
Last Week 65
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 23
85 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 36
86 Last Week: 75

Sit Down Young Stranger

Gordon Lightfoot
Last Week 75
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 37
88 Last Week: 81

Woodstock

Soundtrack
Last Week 81
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 68
89 Last Week: 115

All By Myself

Eddie Kendricks
Last Week 115
Peak Position 80
Wks on Chart 32
90 Last Week: 111

The Best Of Wilson Pickett, Vol. II

Wilson Pickett
Last Week 111
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 13
91 Last Week: 91

Temptations Greatest Hits II

The Temptations
Last Week 91
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 70
92 Last Week: 145

Second Movement

Eddie Harris
Last Week 145
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 27
93 Last Week: 127

Carly Simon

Carly Simon
Last Week 127
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 25
94 Last Week: 94

It's Impossible

Perry Como
Last Week 94
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 27
95 Last Week: 98

When You're Hot, You're Hot

Jerry Reed
Last Week 98
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 20
96 Last Week: 89
Last Week 89
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 49
97 Last Week: 96

Deliverin'

Poco
Last Week 96
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 21
98 Last Week: 105

Fly, Little White Dove, Fly

The Bells
Last Week 105
Peak Position 90
Wks on Chart 14
99 Last Week: 108

How Much More Can She Stand

Conway Twitty
Last Week 108
Peak Position 91
Wks on Chart 9
100 Last Week: 100

Joy Of Cooking

Joy Of Cooking
Last Week 100
Peak Position 100
Wks on Chart 17
102 Last Week: 102

Neil Diamond/Gold

Neil Diamond
Last Week 102
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 56
104 Last Week: 97

Whales & Nightingales

Judy Collins
Last Week 97
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 35
105 Last Week: 107

Santana

Santana
Last Week 107
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 108
106 Last Week: 90

Chicago Transit Authority

Chicago
Last Week 90
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 171
107 Last Week: 106

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Neil Young
Last Week 106
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 98
109 Last Week: 148

Put Your Hand In The Hand

Ocean
Last Week 148
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 13
110 Last Week: 104

Tommy

The Who
Last Week 104
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 126
111 Last Week: 92

Encore! Jose Feliciano's Finest Performances

JosT Feliciano

Last Week 92
Peak Position 92
Wks on Chart 10
112 Last Week: 116

One Step Beyond

Johnnie Taylor
Last Week 116
Peak Position 112
Wks on Chart 11
113 Last Week: 150

Volcanic Action Of My Soul

Ray Charles
Last Week 150
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 16
114 Last Week: 68

Nantucket Sleighride

Mountain
Last Week 68
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 29
115 Last Week: 118

We Sure Can Love Each Other

Tammy Wynette
Last Week 118
Peak Position 115
Wks on Chart 10
116 Last Week: 119

The Best Of Clarence Carter

Clarence Carter
Last Week 119
Peak Position 103
Wks on Chart 10
117 Last Week: 122
Last Week 122
Peak Position 117
Wks on Chart 8
118 Last Week: 72

Help Me Make It Through The Night

Sammi Smith
Last Week 72
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 21
119 Last Week: 120

Rock On

Humble Pie
Last Week 120
Peak Position 118
Wks on Chart 23
120 Last Week: 84

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Various Artists
Last Week 84
Peak Position 84
Wks on Chart 12
121 Last Week: 124

Hooker 'N Heat

John Lee Hooker
Last Week 124
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 16
122 Last Week: 114

The Isaac Hayes Movement

Isaac Hayes
Last Week 114
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 75
123 Last Week: 123

If I Were Your Woman

Gladys Knight And The Pips

Last Week 123
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 26
124 Last Week: 128

A Question Of Balance

The Moody Blues
Last Week 128
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 74
125 Last Week: 126

Mad Dogs & Englishmen

Joe Cocker
Last Week 126
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 53
126 Last Week: 117

Mancini Plays The Theme From Love Story

Henry Mancini
Last Week 117
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 22
127 Last Week: 88

Love Story

Johnny Mathis
Last Week 88
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 18
128 Last Week: 121

Bloodrock 2

Bloodrock
Last Week 121
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 37
129 Last Week: 134

Where I'm Coming From

Stevie Wonder
Last Week 134
Peak Position 62
Wks on Chart 27
130 Last Week: 132

I (Who Have Nothing)

Tom Jones
Last Week 132
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 40
131 Last Week: 142

Chase

Chase
Last Week 142
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 26
132 Last Week: 133

Edgar Winter's White Trash

Edgar Winter
Last Week 133
Peak Position 111
Wks on Chart 19
133 Last Week: 137
Last Week 137
Peak Position 71
Wks on Chart 29
134 Last Week: 136

No, No, Nanette

Original Cast
Last Week 136
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 19
135 Last Week: 154

King Floyd

King Floyd
Last Week 154
Peak Position 130
Wks on Chart 5
136 Last Week: 101

For The Good Times/The Jim Nabors Hour

J
Last Week 101
Peak Position 75
Wks on Chart 13
137 Last Week: 149
Last Week 149
Peak Position 93
Wks on Chart 8
138 Last Week: 138

Donny Hathaway

Donny Hathaway
Last Week 138
Peak Position 89
Wks on Chart 21
139 Last Week: 113

From Me To You

Charley Pride
Last Week 113
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 26
141 Last Week: 129

This Is Madness

The Last Poets
Last Week 129
Peak Position 104
Wks on Chart 15
142 Last Week: 181

Everything Is Everything

Donny Hathaway
Last Week 181
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 25
143 Last Week: 131

Them Changes

Buddy Miles
Last Week 131
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 74
144 Last Week: 86

Cheapo-Cheapo Productions Presents Real Live John Sebastian

John Sebastian
Last Week 86
Peak Position 75
Wks on Chart 13
145 Last Week: 147

Songs Of Love And Hate

Leonard Cohen
Last Week 147
Peak Position 145
Wks on Chart 11
146 Last Week: 143

Stephen Stills

Stephen Stills
Last Week 143
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 39
147 Last Week: 151

Live At The Sex Machine

Kool & The Gang
Last Week 151
Peak Position 122
Wks on Chart 19
149 Last Week: 153

James Gang Rides Again

The James Gang
Last Week 153
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 66
150 Last Week: 156

On The Threshold Of A Dream

The Moody Blues
Last Week 156
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 136
151 Last Week: 155

Writer: Carole King

Carole King
Last Week 155
Peak Position 84
Wks on Chart 27
152 Last Week: 141

Love Story

Ray Conniff
Last Week 141
Peak Position 98
Wks on Chart 15
153 Last Week: 158

Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Last Week 158
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 32
154 Last Week: 157

Hair

Original Cast Recording

Last Week 157
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 151
155 Last Week: 160

Let It Be (Soundtrack)

The Beatles
Last Week 160
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 61
156 Last Week: 159

Ticket To Ride

Carpenters
Last Week 159
Peak Position 150
Wks on Chart 16
157 Last Week: 162

More Golden Grass

The Grass Roots
Last Week 162
Peak Position 152
Wks on Chart 27
158 Last Week: 99

Long Player

Faces
Last Week 99
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 19
159 Last Week: 190

Tribute To Jack Johnson

Miles Davis
Last Week 190
Peak Position 159
Wks on Chart 8
160 Last Week: 163

Ecology

Rare Earth
Last Week 163
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 49
162 Last Week: 112

Elvis Country ("I'm 10,000 Years Old")

Elvis Presley
Last Week 112
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 21
163 Last Week: 171

The Sesame Street Book & Record

Soundtrack
Last Week 171
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 54
164 Last Week: 146

John Mayall-Live In Europe

John Mayall
Last Week 146
Peak Position 146
Wks on Chart 8
165 Last Week: 135

You'll Never Walk Alone

Elvis Presley
Last Week 135
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 12
166 Last Week: 130

Rita Coolidge

Rita Coolidge
Last Week 130
Peak Position 105
Wks on Chart 10
167 Last Week: 167

You're So Beautiful

Charles Wright
Last Week 167
Peak Position 147
Wks on Chart 11
168 Last Week: --

A Child's Garden Of Grass (A Pre-Legalization Comedy)

Various Artists
Last Week --
Peak Position 148
Wks on Chart 9
169 Last Week: 170

From Monty, With Love

Mantovani
Last Week 170
Peak Position 105
Wks on Chart 15
171 Last Week: 144

One Way...Or Another

[Champagne]

Last Week 144
Peak Position 88
Wks on Chart 13
172 Last Week: --

Tobacco Road

Spooky Tooth
Last Week --
Peak Position 152
Wks on Chart 7
173 Last Week: 172

For The Good Times

Dean Martin
Last Week 172
Peak Position 113
Wks on Chart 15
174 Last Week: 184

Retrospective/The Best Of Buffalo Springfield

The Buffalo Springfield

Last Week 184
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 24
175 Last Week: 179

Mona Bone Jakon

Cat Stevens
Last Week 179
Peak Position 164
Wks on Chart 16
176 Last Week: 176

Love Story

Ronnie Aldrich
Last Week 176
Peak Position 169
Wks on Chart 6
177 Last Week: 175

We Only Make Believe

Loretta Lynn
Last Week 175
Peak Position 78
Wks on Chart 15
178 Last Week: 164

Crazy Horse

[Champagne]

Last Week 164
Peak Position 84
Wks on Chart 11
179 Last Week: 173

Gasoline Alley

Rod Stewart
Last Week 173
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 57
180 Last Week: 180

El Condor Pasa

Paul Mauriat
Last Week 180
Peak Position 180
Wks on Chart 3
181 Last Week: 182

Coal Miners Daughter

Loretta Lynn
Last Week 182
Peak Position 81
Wks on Chart 17
183 Last Week: --

Introducing Lobo

Lobo
Last Week --
Peak Position 163
Wks on Chart 15
184 Last Week: --

I Don't Know How To Love Him

Helen Reddy
Last Week --
Peak Position 100
Wks on Chart 37
185 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 172
Wks on Chart 3
187 Last Week: 185

Big Brother & The Holding Company

Big Brother And The Holding Company

Last Week 185
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 34
188 Last Week: 166

Marty Robbin's Greatest Hits,volume Iv

Marty Robbins
Last Week 166
Peak Position 143
Wks on Chart 10
189 Last Week: 152

Endless Boogie

John Lee Hooker
Last Week 152
Peak Position 126
Wks on Chart 13
190 Last Week: 139

Moments

Boz Scaggs
Last Week 139
Peak Position 124
Wks on Chart 9
191 Last Week: 183

Bach Live At Fillmore East

Virgil Fox
Last Week 183
Peak Position 183
Wks on Chart 2
192 Last Week: --

Peaceful World

The Rascals
Last Week --
Peak Position 122
Wks on Chart 12
193 Last Week: --

The Womack "Live"

Bobby Womack
Last Week --
Peak Position 188
Wks on Chart 5
194 Last Week: 174

The Sounds Of Simon

Joe Simon
Last Week 174
Peak Position 153
Wks on Chart 12
195 Last Week: 197

The Moments Live at the New York State Womans Prison

The Moments
Last Week 197
Peak Position 147
Wks on Chart 8
196 Last Week: 198
Last Week 198
Peak Position 65
Wks on Chart 23
197 Last Week: --

Tin Tin

Tin Tin
Last Week --
Peak Position 197
Wks on Chart 1
198 Last Week: --

Mark-Almond

Mark-Almond
Last Week --
Peak Position 154
Wks on Chart 15
200 Last Week: 186

The Yes Album

Yes
Last Week 186
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 50