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: 3

Abracadabra

The Steve Miller Band

Last Week 3
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 33
6 Last Week: 6

If That's What It Takes

Michael McDonald
Last Week 6
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 32
8 Last Week: 8

Vacation

Go-Go's

Last Week 8
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 28
9 Last Week: 9

Chicago 16

Chicago
Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 38
10 Last Week: 12

It's Hard

The Who
Last Week 12
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 32
14 Last Week: 14

Gap Band Iv

The Gap Band
Last Week 14
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 52
15 Last Week: 11

Eye Of The Tiger

Survivor
Last Week 11
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 41
16 Last Week: 7

Good Trouble

REO Speedwagon
Last Week 7
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 24
17 Last Week: 22

High Adventure

Kenny Loggins
Last Week 22
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 44
18 Last Week: 18

Combat Rock

The Clash
Last Week 18
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 61
20 Last Week: 20

Donna Summer

Donna Summer
Last Week 20
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 37
22 Last Week: 23

No Control

Eddie Money
Last Week 23
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 44
23 Last Week: 24
Last Week 24
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 30
24 Last Week: 26

Shango

Santana
Last Week 26
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 23
26 Last Week: 27

Rough Diamonds

Bad Company
Last Week 27
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 18
28 Last Week: 28

Talking Back To The Night

Steve Winwood
Last Week 28
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 25
30 Last Week: 30

Imperial Bedroom

Elvis Costello And The Attractions

Last Week 30
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 24
32 Last Week: 32

Hooked On Swing

Larry Elgart And His Manhattan Swing Orchestra

Last Week 32
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 41
34 Last Week: 38

What Time Is It

The Time
Last Week 38
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 33
35 Last Week: 39

Rock In A Hard Place

Aerosmith
Last Week 39
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 19
36 Last Week: 36

Night And Day

Joe Jackson
Last Week 36
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 57
37 Last Week: 37

I Can't Stand Still

Don Henley
Last Week 37
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 35
39 Last Week: 40

One On One

Cheap Trick
Last Week 40
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 27
41 Last Week: --

Olivia's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

Olivia Newton-John
Last Week --
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 86
44 Last Week: 44

Special Forces

38 Special

Last Week 44
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 42
45 Last Week: 47

No Fun Aloud

Glenn Frey
Last Week 47
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 38
46 Last Week: 51

Let Me Tickle Your Fancy

Jermaine Jackson
Last Week 51
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 16
47 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 24
48 Last Week: 48

Tantalizingly Hot

Stephanie Mills
Last Week 48
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 19
49 Last Week: 52
Last Week 52
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 22
50 Last Week: 50

All Four One

The Motels
Last Week 50
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 41
53 Last Week: 92

Peter Gabriel (Security)

Peter Gabriel
Last Week 92
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 31
54 Last Week: 54

Fast Times At Ridgemont High

Soundtrack
Last Week 54
Peak Position 54
Wks on Chart 20
56 Last Week: 56

Abominog

Uriah Heep
Last Week 56
Peak Position 56
Wks on Chart 16
57 Last Week: 67

View From The Ground

America
Last Week 67
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 28
58 Last Week: 58

Jump Up

Elton John
Last Week 58
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 33
59 Last Week: 60

This One's For You

Teddy Pendergrass
Last Week 60
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 15
60 Last Week: 63

Quiet Lies

Juice Newton
Last Week 63
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 46
61 Last Week: 61

Sneakin' Out

Stacy Lattisaw
Last Week 61
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 16
62 Last Week: 25

Zapp Ii

Zapp
Last Week 25
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 19
63 Last Week: 83

The Lexicon Of Love

ABC
Last Week 83
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 39
64 Last Week: 66

All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes

Pete Townshend
Last Week 66
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 26
67 Last Week: 71

Jane Fonda's Workout Record

Jane Fonda
Last Week 71
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 127
69 Last Week: 69

Just Sylvia

Sylvia 1

Last Week 69
Peak Position 56
Wks on Chart 33
70 Last Week: 72

Now And Forever

Air Supply
Last Week 72
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 38
71 Last Week: 45

Three Sides Live

Genesis
Last Week 45
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 25
72 Last Week: 46

Missing Persons

Missing Persons
Last Week 46
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 47
75 Last Week: 97
Last Week 97
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 9
76 Last Week: 49

Love Will Turn You Around

Kenny Rogers
Last Week 49
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 24
77 Last Week: 57

Non Stop Ecstatic Dancing

Soft Cell
Last Week 57
Peak Position 57
Wks on Chart 14
78 Last Week: 84

Power Play

April Wine
Last Week 84
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 20
79 Last Week: 59

Rocky Iii

Soundtrack
Last Week 59
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 19
80 Last Week: 64

Dreamgirls

Original Cast
Last Week 64
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 29
81 Last Week: 82

E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial

Soundtrack
Last Week 82
Peak Position 37
Wks on Chart 33
83 Last Week: 73

On The Line

Gary U.S. Bonds

Last Week 73
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 17
84 Last Week: 93

The Jimi Hendrix Concerts

Jimi Hendrix
Last Week 93
Peak Position 79
Wks on Chart 8
85 Last Week: 85
Last Week 85
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 31
86 Last Week: 76

Success Hasn't Spoiled Me Yet

Rick Springfield
Last Week 76
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 35
88 Last Week: 88
Last Week 88
Peak Position 44
Wks on Chart 40
89 Last Week: 90

Beauty And The Beat

Go-Go's

Last Week 90
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 72
90 Last Week: 98

The Hottest Night Of The Year

Anne Murray
Last Week 98
Peak Position 90
Wks on Chart 12
91 Last Week: 77

The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas

Soundtrack
Last Week 77
Peak Position 63
Wks on Chart 15
93 Last Week: 78

Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I

Stevie Wonder
Last Week 78
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 28
95 Last Week: 116

Steel Breeze

Steel Breeze
Last Week 116
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 28
100 Last Week: 100

I'm The One

Roberta Flack
Last Week 100
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 21
101 Last Week: 81

Offering

Axe
Last Week 81
Peak Position 81
Wks on Chart 20
102 Last Week: 109

Suburban Voodoo

Paul Carrack
Last Week 109
Peak Position 78
Wks on Chart 14
103 Last Week: 103

Marshall Crenshaw

Marshall Crenshaw
Last Week 103
Peak Position 50
Wks on Chart 27
106 Last Week: 102

Hooked On Classics

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Louis Clark

Last Week 102
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 68
108 Last Week: 91

Keep It Live

Dazz Band
Last Week 91
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 34
110 Last Week: 110
Last Week 110
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 81
112 Last Week: 147

Vanity 6

Vanity 6
Last Week 147
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 31
113 Last Week: 123

Loverboy

Loverboy
Last Week 123
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 105
114 Last Week: 126

Something Special

Kool & The Gang
Last Week 126
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 67
116 Last Week: 125

High N' Dry

Def Leppard
Last Week 125
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 123
119 Last Week: 119

Benefactor

Romeo Void
Last Week 119
Peak Position 119
Wks on Chart 13
120 Last Week: 120

Willie Nelson's Greatest Hits (& Some That Will Be)

Willie Nelson
Last Week 120
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 93
122 Last Week: 129

Keepin' Love New

Howard Johnson
Last Week 129
Peak Position 122
Wks on Chart 9
123 Last Week: 127

I Want Candy

Bow Wow Wow
Last Week 127
Peak Position 123
Wks on Chart 9
125 Last Week: 143

Upstairs At Eric's

Yaz
Last Week 143
Peak Position 92
Wks on Chart 32
126 Last Week: 135

Tane Cain

Tane Cain
Last Week 135
Peak Position 121
Wks on Chart 10
127 Last Week: 80

A Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch

Frank Zappa
Last Week 80
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 22
128 Last Week: 86

"Still Life" (American Concert 1981)

The Rolling Stones
Last Week 86
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 23
129 Last Week: 130

Fandango

Herb Alpert
Last Week 130
Peak Position 100
Wks on Chart 26
130 Last Week: 94

Randy Meisner

Randy Meisner
Last Week 94
Peak Position 94
Wks on Chart 11
131 Last Week: 131

Jeffrey Osborne

Jeffrey Osborne
Last Week 131
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 43
132 Last Week: 142

A Taste Of Yesterday's Wine

Merle Haggard/George Jones

Last Week 142
Peak Position 123
Wks on Chart 12
133 Last Week: 133

The Other Woman

Ray Parker Jr.

Last Week 133
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 27
134 Last Week: 134

Freeze-frame

The J. Geils Band

Last Week 134
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 70
135 Last Week: 144

Love And Dancing

The Human League
Last Week 144
Peak Position 135
Wks on Chart 7
137 Last Week: 137

The Envoy

Warren Zevon
Last Week 137
Peak Position 93
Wks on Chart 13
138 Last Week: 101

Non-stop Erotic Cabaret

Soft Cell
Last Week 101
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 41
140 Last Week: 140

Wild Heart Of The Young

Karla Bonoff
Last Week 140
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 35
143 Last Week: 145

Sheffield Steel

Joe Cocker
Last Week 145
Peak Position 105
Wks on Chart 23
146 Last Week: 158
Last Week 158
Peak Position 114
Wks on Chart 15
147 Last Week: 148

All Dressed Up And No Place To Go

Nicolette Larson
Last Week 148
Peak Position 75
Wks on Chart 10
149 Last Week: 160

Kenny Rogers' Greatest Hits

Kenny Rogers
Last Week 160
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 161
150 Last Week: 150

Private Eyes

Daryl Hall John Oates

Last Week 150
Peak Position 5
Wks on Chart 61
151 Last Week: 155

Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde
Last Week 155
Peak Position 86
Wks on Chart 22
152 Last Week: 152

Li'l Suzy

Ozone
Last Week 152
Peak Position 152
Wks on Chart 6
154 Last Week: 112

Sweets From The Stranger

Squeeze
Last Week 112
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 30
157 Last Week: 132

Straight From The Heart

Patrice Rushen
Last Week 132
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 28
158 Last Week: 157
Last Week 157
Peak Position 122
Wks on Chart 17
159 Last Week: 172
Last Week 172
Peak Position 148
Wks on Chart 6
160 Last Week: 161

Instant Love

Cheryl Lynn
Last Week 161
Peak Position 133
Wks on Chart 20
161 Last Week: 171

Last Of The Wild Ones

Johnny Van Zant Band
Last Week 171
Peak Position 159
Wks on Chart 6
162 Last Week: 170

Get It On Credit

Toronto
Last Week 170
Peak Position 162
Wks on Chart 10
164 Last Week: 153

Straight Between The Eyes

Rainbow
Last Week 153
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 23
165 Last Week: 164

Chariots Of Fire (Soundtrack)

Vangelis
Last Week 164
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 57
166 Last Week: 165

Quarterflash

Quarterflash
Last Week 165
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 52
167 Last Week: 177

Carnival

Duran Duran
Last Week 177
Peak Position 98
Wks on Chart 15
169 Last Week: 169
Last Week 169
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 86
170 Last Week: 167
Last Week 167
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 80
171 Last Week: 159

Under The Big Black Sun

X
Last Week 159
Peak Position 76
Wks on Chart 15
172 Last Week: 173

Vinyl Confessions

Kansas
Last Week 173
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 20
173 Last Week: 180

Moving Target

Gil Scott-Heron
Last Week 180
Peak Position 123
Wks on Chart 9
174 Last Week: 175

Let Me Know You

Stanley Clarke
Last Week 175
Peak Position 114
Wks on Chart 8
175 Last Week: 174

Nothing To Fear

Oingo Boingo
Last Week 174
Peak Position 148
Wks on Chart 9
176 Last Week: 176

Seasons Of The Heart

John Denver
Last Week 176
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 33
177 Last Week: 166

Street Opera

Ashford & Simpson
Last Week 166
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 20
178 Last Week: 178
Last Week 178
Peak Position 164
Wks on Chart 7
180 Last Week: 181

Hands Down

Bob James
Last Week 181
Peak Position 72
Wks on Chart 17
183 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 167
Wks on Chart 5
184 Last Week: 191

12 Greatest Hits Vol. II

Neil Diamond
Last Week 191
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 42
185 Last Week: --

Primitive Man

Icehouse
Last Week --
Peak Position 129
Wks on Chart 6
186 Last Week: 186

True Democracy

Steel Pulse
Last Week 186
Peak Position 120
Wks on Chart 13
187 Last Week: 187

Convertible Music

Josie Cotton
Last Week 187
Peak Position 147
Wks on Chart 12
188 Last Week: 188

Brilliance

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 188
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 29
189 Last Week: 128

Throwin' Down

Rick James
Last Week 128
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 23
190 Last Week: 190

The Last Of The Mohicans

Bow Wow Wow
Last Week 190
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 22
191 Last Week: 195
Last Week 195
Peak Position 51
Wks on Chart 14
192 Last Week: 138

S.p.y.s.

Spys
Last Week 138
Peak Position 138
Wks on Chart 10
193 Last Week: 193

Live It Up

David Johansen
Last Week 193
Peak Position 148
Wks on Chart 15
194 Last Week: 194
Last Week 194
Peak Position 161
Wks on Chart 28
195 Last Week: 196

The Innocent Age

Dan Fogelberg
Last Week 196
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 62
196 Last Week: 162

Summer Lovers

Soundtrack
Last Week 162
Peak Position 152
Wks on Chart 7
197 Last Week: 179

The Party's Over

Talk Talk
Last Week 179
Peak Position 132
Wks on Chart 16
198 Last Week: --

Acting Very Strange

Mike Rutherford
Last Week --
Peak Position 145
Wks on Chart 6
199 Last Week: 182

Hot Space

Queen
Last Week 182
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 21
200 Last Week: 185

The Art Of Control

Peter Frampton
Last Week 185
Peak Position 174
Wks on Chart 8