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.

3 Last Week: 9
Last Week 9
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 38
4 Last Week: 4

The Empire Strikes Back

Soundtrack
Last Week 4
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 28
5 Last Week: 8

Urban Cowboy

Soundtrack
Last Week 8
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 47
6 Last Week: 16

The Game

Queen
Last Week 16
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 43
7 Last Week: 5

Empty Glass

Pete Townshend
Last Week 5
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 30
8 Last Week: 7
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 33
9 Last Week: 11
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 67
11 Last Week: 12

Against The Wind

Bob Seger
Last Week 12
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 110
12 Last Week: 2

Just One Night

Eric Clapton
Last Week 2
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 31
13 Last Week: 21
Last Week 21
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 20
14 Last Week: 15

The Blues Brothers

Blues Brothers

Last Week 15
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 19
15 Last Week: 20
Last Week 20
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 91
16 Last Week: 17
Last Week 17
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 31
17 Last Week: 18

One For The Road

The Kinks
Last Week 18
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 33
18 Last Week: 6

Let's Get Serious

Jermaine Jackson
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 29
19 Last Week: 36

Christopher Cross

Christopher Cross
Last Week 36
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 116
21 Last Week: 26

Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere

The Rossington Collins Band

Last Week 26
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 29
22 Last Week: 14
Last Week 14
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 45
23 Last Week: 31

There And Back

Jeff Beck
Last Week 31
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 20
24 Last Week: 27
Last Week 27
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 11
25 Last Week: 13

21 At 33

Elton John
Last Week 13
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 21
26 Last Week: 24

Middle Man

Boz Scaggs
Last Week 24
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 33
27 Last Week: 30

Peter Gabriel (III)

Peter Gabriel
Last Week 30
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 29
28 Last Week: 28

Heaven And Hell

Black Sabbath
Last Week 28
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 24
29 Last Week: 32

Cameosis

Cameo
Last Week 32
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 26
31 Last Week: 25

Scream Dream

Ted Nugent
Last Week 25
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 18
32 Last Week: 38

Me,myself,i

Joan Armatrading
Last Week 38
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 23
33 Last Week: 33

Sweet Sensation

Stephanie Mills
Last Week 33
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 44
34 Last Week: 41

Rhapsody And Blues

The Crusaders
Last Week 41
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 16
35 Last Week: 35

Kiss Unmasked

KISS
Last Week 35
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 14
36 Last Week: 46

One In A Million You

Larry Graham
Last Week 46
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 24
37 Last Week: 34

After Midnight

The Manhattans
Last Week 34
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 26
38 Last Week: 29

The Glow Of Love

Change
Last Week 29
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 25
39 Last Week: 40

Roses In The Snow

Emmylou Harris
Last Week 40
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 34
40 Last Week: 45

This Time

Jarreau
Last Week 45
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 35
42 Last Week: 23

Mouth To Mouth

Lipps Inc.

Last Week 23
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 26
43 Last Week: 43

Naughty

Chaka Khan
Last Week 43
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 16
45 Last Week: 50

Flesh And Blood

Roxy Music
Last Week 50
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 19
46 Last Week: 42
Last Week 42
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 43
47 Last Week: 47

Can't Stop The Music

Village People

Last Week 47
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 12
48 Last Week: 69

Cultosaurus Erectus

Blue Oyster Cult

Last Week 69
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 16
49 Last Week: 80
Last Week 80
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 12
50 Last Week: 48

Pretenders

Pretenders
Last Week 48
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 78
51 Last Week: 44

Pearls-songs Of Goffin And King

Carole King
Last Week 44
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 17
52 Last Week: 58

Tomcattin'

Blackfoot
Last Week 58
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 20
53 Last Week: 53

Love Trippin

The Spinners
Last Week 53
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 13
54 Last Week: 56

Careful

The Motels
Last Week 56
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 20
55 Last Week: 60
Last Week 60
Peak Position 47
Wks on Chart 18
56 Last Week: 49

Women And Children First

Van Halen
Last Week 49
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 31
57 Last Week: 52
Last Week 52
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 36
58 Last Week: 54

One Eighty

Ambrosia
Last Week 54
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 33
59 Last Week: 72

Robbie Dupree

Robbie Dupree
Last Week 72
Peak Position 51
Wks on Chart 24
60 Last Week: 66

The Son Of Rock And Roll

Rocky Burnette
Last Week 66
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 14
62 Last Week: 92

Real People

Chic
Last Week 92
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 15
63 Last Week: 63

About Love

Gladys Knight And The Pips

Last Week 63
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 18
64 Last Week: 91

Romance Dance

Kim Carnes
Last Week 91
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 17
65 Last Week: 39

Found All The Parts

Cheap Trick
Last Week 39
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 12
67 Last Week: 67

In The Heat Of The Night

Pat Benatar
Last Week 67
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 122
68 Last Week: 71

Love Stinks

The J. Geils Band

Last Week 71
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 42
69 Last Week: 55

Go To Heaven

Grateful Dead
Last Week 55
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 21
70 Last Week: 74

Damn The Torpedoes

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

Last Week 74
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 66
71 Last Week: 73

You And Me

Rockie Robbins
Last Week 73
Peak Position 71
Wks on Chart 16
72 Last Week: 79

Come Upstairs

Carly Simon
Last Week 79
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 32
73 Last Week: 62

Trilogy: Past, Present And Future

Frank Sinatra
Last Week 62
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 24
75 Last Week: 75
Last Week 75
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 34
77 Last Week: 59

Departure

Journey
Last Week 59
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 57
79 Last Week: 65

Freedom Of Choice

Devo
Last Week 65
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 51
80 Last Week: 70

San Antonio Rose

Willie Nelson & Ray Price

Last Week 70
Peak Position 70
Wks on Chart 25
81 Last Week: 77

Don't Look Back

Natalie Cole
Last Week 77
Peak Position 77
Wks on Chart 22
82 Last Week: 90

Blowfly's Party [X-Rated]

Blow Fly

Last Week 90
Peak Position 82
Wks on Chart 20
83 Last Week: 76

The Up Escalator

Graham Parker And The Rumour

Last Week 76
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 15
84 Last Week: 84

Tommy Tutone

Tommy Tutone
Last Week 84
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 43
85 Last Week: 83

Flush The Fashion

Alice Cooper
Last Week 83
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 17
86 Last Week: 86

The Pleasure Principle

Gary Numan
Last Week 86
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 30
87 Last Week: 88

Gene Chandler '80

Gene Chandler
Last Week 88
Peak Position 87
Wks on Chart 18
88 Last Week: 157

Under The Gun

Poco
Last Week 157
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 16
89 Last Week: 118

AFL1-3603

Dave Davies
Last Week 118
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 14
90 Last Week: 89

Crash And Burn

Pat Travers
Last Week 89
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 25
92 Last Week: 82

Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway

Roberta Flack And Donny Hathaway

Last Week 82
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 24
93 Last Week: 81

And Once Again

Isaac Hayes
Last Week 81
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 15
95 Last Week: 95

Eat To The Beat

Blondie
Last Week 95
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 51
97 Last Week: 100

Argybargy

Squeeze
Last Week 100
Peak Position 71
Wks on Chart 24
98 Last Week: 108

Make A Little Magic

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Last Week 108
Peak Position 62
Wks on Chart 16
99 Last Week: 138

My Home's In Alabama

Alabama
Last Week 138
Peak Position 71
Wks on Chart 21
100 Last Week: 102

For Men Only

Millie Jackson
Last Week 102
Peak Position 100
Wks on Chart 10
101 Last Week: 120

Take A Little Rhythm

Ali Thompson
Last Week 120
Peak Position 99
Wks on Chart 15
103 Last Week: 113
Last Week 113
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 54
104 Last Week: 114

Volunteer Jam

Various Artists
Last Week 114
Peak Position 104
Wks on Chart 15
105 Last Week: 98

Two Places At The Same Time

Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio

Last Week 98
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 21
106 Last Week: 104

Catching The Sun

Spyro Gyra
Last Week 104
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 29
107 Last Week: 97

Rock, Pebbles And Sand

Stanley Clarke
Last Week 97
Peak Position 95
Wks on Chart 11
108 Last Week: 110

On Through The Night

Def Leppard
Last Week 110
Peak Position 51
Wks on Chart 51
109 Last Week: 101

The Whispers

The Whispers
Last Week 101
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 35
110 Last Week: 103

Lost In Love

Air Supply
Last Week 103
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 104
111 Last Week: 85

Skyway

Sky
Last Week 85
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 23
112 Last Week: 106

The B-52's

The B-52s
Last Week 106
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 74
113 Last Week: 105

Danger Zone

Sammy Hagar
Last Week 105
Peak Position 85
Wks on Chart 12
114 Last Week: --

Adventures In The Land Of Music

Dynasty
Last Week --
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 21
115 Last Week: 115

Love Jones

Johnny Guitar Watson

Last Week 115
Peak Position 115
Wks on Chart 14
116 Last Week: 116

It's Hard To Be Humble

Mac Davis
Last Week 116
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 15
117 Last Week: 117

Spirit Of Love

ConFunkShun

Last Week 117
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 20
118 Last Week: 93
Last Week 93
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 14
119 Last Week: 124

Animal Magnetism

Scorpions
Last Week 124
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 21
121 Last Week: 121

Parallel Lines

Blondie
Last Week 121
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 103
122 Last Week: 132

Let Me Be Your Angel

Stacy Lattisaw
Last Week 132
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 28
123 Last Week: 187

Barry White's Sheet Music

Barry White
Last Week 187
Peak Position 85
Wks on Chart 11
125 Last Week: 125
Last Week 125
Peak Position 125
Wks on Chart 8
127 Last Week: 128

The Gambler

Kenny Rogers
Last Week 128
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 112
128 Last Week: 99

Syreeta

Syreeta
Last Week 99
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 23
129 Last Week: 107

Somebody's Waiting

Anne Murray
Last Week 107
Peak Position 88
Wks on Chart 15
130 Last Week: 145

Special Things

Pleasure
Last Week 145
Peak Position 97
Wks on Chart 14
131 Last Week: 130
Last Week 130
Peak Position 94
Wks on Chart 18
132 Last Week: 133

Warm Leatherette

Grace Jones
Last Week 133
Peak Position 132
Wks on Chart 10
133 Last Week: --

Feel The Heat

The Henry Paul Band

Last Week --
Peak Position 120
Wks on Chart 8
134 Last Week: 134
Last Week 134
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 39
135 Last Week: 111

Old Crest On A New Wave

Dave Mason
Last Week 111
Peak Position 74
Wks on Chart 10
136 Last Week: 136

Mickey Mouse Disco

Various Artists
Last Week 136
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 27
137 Last Week: --

One Way Featuring Al Hudson

One Way Featuring Al Hudson

Last Week --
Peak Position 128
Wks on Chart 17
139 Last Week: 141

Stranger In Town

Bob Seger
Last Week 141
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 110
140 Last Week: 139

Two

GQ
Last Week 139
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 20
141 Last Week: 144

Tight Shoes

Foghat
Last Week 144
Peak Position 106
Wks on Chart 10
143 Last Week: 143

Dregs Of The Earth

Dixie Dregs

Last Week 143
Peak Position 81
Wks on Chart 17
144 Last Week: 109

Snakes And Ladders

Gerry Rafferty
Last Week 109
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 9
145 Last Week: 140

In The Pocket

Neil Sedaka
Last Week 140
Peak Position 135
Wks on Chart 13
147 Last Week: 123
Last Week 123
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 23
148 Last Week: 151
Last Week 151
Peak Position 148
Wks on Chart 8
149 Last Week: 135

Shine

Average White Band

Last Week 135
Peak Position 116
Wks on Chart 12
151 Last Week: 137

Milsap Magic

Ronnie Milsap
Last Week 137
Peak Position 137
Wks on Chart 13
153 Last Week: 153

And Then There Were Three

Genesis
Last Week 153
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 33
154 Last Week: 164

Love Approach

Tom Browne
Last Week 164
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 26
155 Last Week: 147

American Gigolo

Soundtrack
Last Week 147
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 25
156 Last Week: 131

The Hard Way

Point Blank
Last Week 131
Peak Position 110
Wks on Chart 13
159 Last Week: 161

Gold + Platinum

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Last Week 161
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 65
160 Last Week: 160

Habits Old And New

Hank Williams Jr.

Last Week 160
Peak Position 154
Wks on Chart 17
161 Last Week: 154

Live/welcome To The Club

Ian Hunter
Last Week 154
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 17
162 Last Week: 148

All That Jazz

Soundtrack
Last Week 148
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 23
163 Last Week: 167

Evolution

Journey
Last Week 167
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 96
164 Last Week: 162

Cornerstone

Styx
Last Week 162
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 60
165 Last Week: 175

Sometimes When We Touch

Cleo Laine And James Galway

Last Week 175
Peak Position 150
Wks on Chart 6
166 Last Week: 166

The Kingbees

The Kingbees
Last Week 166
Peak Position 160
Wks on Chart 12
168 Last Week: 169

Dream Come True

Earl Klugh
Last Week 169
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 19
169 Last Week: 189

Nighthawks

The Nighthawks
Last Week 189
Peak Position 166
Wks on Chart 4
171 Last Week: 149

Dancing In The Dragon's Jaws

Bruce Cockburn
Last Week 149
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 24
172 Last Week: 172
Last Week 172
Peak Position 79
Wks on Chart 16
173 Last Week: 183

One Bad Habit

Michael Franks
Last Week 183
Peak Position 83
Wks on Chart 21
174 Last Week: 184

Something To Believe In

Curtis Mayfield
Last Week 184
Peak Position 128
Wks on Chart 10
175 Last Week: 174

Permanent Waves

Rush
Last Week 174
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 36
177 Last Week: 181

Night Moves

Bob Seger
Last Week 181
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 88
178 Last Week: --

Joy And Pain

Maze
Last Week --
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 23
179 Last Week: --

Twice As Sweet

A Taste Of Honey
Last Week --
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 32
180 Last Week: 180

The Right Combination

Linda Clifford And Curtis Mayfield

Last Week 180
Peak Position 180
Wks on Chart 4
181 Last Week: --

Party Of One

Tim Weisberg
Last Week --
Peak Position 171
Wks on Chart 7
182 Last Week: --

Empire Jazz

Various Artists
Last Week --
Peak Position 168
Wks on Chart 5
183 Last Week: --

Cameron

Cameron
Last Week --
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 18
184 Last Week: 165

Warm Thoughts

Smokey Robinson
Last Week 165
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 21
185 Last Week: 156

Coal Miner's Daughter

Soundtrack
Last Week 156
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 20
186 Last Week: 142

Bronco Billy

Soundtrack
Last Week 142
Peak Position 123
Wks on Chart 6
187 Last Week: 173

Let's Make A New Dope Deal

Cheech & Chong
Last Week 173
Peak Position 173
Wks on Chart 3
188 Last Week: 192

Ten Years Of Gold

Kenny Rogers
Last Week 192
Peak Position 33
Wks on Chart 104
190 Last Week: 188

Wizard Island

Jeff Lorber Fusion

Last Week 188
Peak Position 123
Wks on Chart 12
191 Last Week: 191

After The Roses

Kenny Rankin
Last Week 191
Peak Position 171
Wks on Chart 6
192 Last Week: 185

The Best Of Jerry Jeff Walker

Jerry Jeff Walker
Last Week 185
Peak Position 185
Wks on Chart 3
193 Last Week: 194

Big Fun

Shalamar
Last Week 194
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 36
194 Last Week: 126

Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters
Last Week 126
Peak Position 114
Wks on Chart 14
195 Last Week: 195
Last Week 195
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 53
196 Last Week: --

Meco Plays Music From The Empire Strikes Back

Meco
Last Week --
Peak Position 140
Wks on Chart 8
197 Last Week: 197

The Blue Album

Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes

Last Week 197
Peak Position 95
Wks on Chart 20
199 Last Week: 163

Bebe Le Strange

Heart
Last Week 163
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 22
200 Last Week: 176

Infinity

Journey
Last Week 176
Peak Position 21
Wks on Chart 123