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.

6 Last Week: 2

Metal Health

Quiet Riot

Last Week 2
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 81
12 Last Week: 12
Last Week 12
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 66
13 Last Week: 10

Pyromania

Def Leppard
Last Week 10
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 116
22 Last Week: 21

The Crossing

Big Country

Last Week 21
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 22
23 Last Week: 23

Alive She Cried

The Doors
Last Week 23
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 16
25 Last Week: 19

Faster Than The Speed Of Night

Bonnie Tyler

Last Week 19
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 28
26 Last Week: 22

Flashdance

Soundtrack

Last Week 22
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 78
27 Last Week: 25

Reach The Beach

The Fixx

Last Week 25
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 39
28 Last Week: 31

Twenty Greatest Hits

Kenny Rogers
Last Week 31
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 15
32 Last Week: 27

Little Robbers

The Motels
Last Week 27
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 19
34 Last Week: 29

Speaking In Tongues

Talking Heads

Last Week 29
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 35
35 Last Week: 84

Tour De Force

Thirty Eight Special

Last Week 84
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 12
37 Last Week: 39

Shout At The Devil

Motley Crue
Last Week 39
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 111
38 Last Week: 40

Heart And Bones

Paul Simon

Last Week 40
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 14
41 Last Week: 37

The Wild Heart

Stevie Nicks
Last Week 37
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 34
46 Last Week: --

Bark At The Moon

Ozzy Osbourne

Last Week --
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 11
47 Last Week: 50

In Heat

The Romantics

Last Week 50
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 18
49 Last Week: 59

Greatest Hits-vol Ii

Barry Manilow
Last Week 59
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 13
51 Last Week: 52

Gap Band V-jammin'

The Gap Band

Last Week 52
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 24
52 Last Week: 44

Bent Out Of Shape

Rainbow

Last Week 44
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 21
54 Last Week: 58

Rappin' Rodney

Rodney Dangerfield

Last Week 58
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 15
55 Last Week: 69

Voices Of The Heart

Carpenters
Last Week 69
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 14
57 Last Week: 62

The Best Of The Alan Parsons Project

The Alan Parsons Project

Last Week 62
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 13
60 Last Week: 63

Live-stompin' At The Savoy

Rufus And Chaka Khan

Last Week 63
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 25
62 Last Week: 53

Rant 'n' Rave With The Stray Cats

Stray Cats

Last Week 53
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 24
68 Last Week: --

U2 Live: Under A Blood Red Sky (EP)

U2
Last Week --
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 180
69 Last Week: 54

Best Kept Secret

Sheena Easton
Last Week 54
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 0
70 Last Week: 70

Like Gangbusters

Joboxers

Last Week 70
Peak Position 70
Wks on Chart 15
73 Last Week: 76

Error In The System

Peter Schilling
Last Week 76
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 18
74 Last Week: 75

She Works Hard For The Money

Donna Summer

Last Week 75
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 32
78 Last Week: 56

Rhythm Of Youth

Men Without Hats
Last Week 56
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 26
80 Last Week: 78

Flick Of The Switch

AC/DC
Last Week 78
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 23
82 Last Week: 79

Future Shock

Herbie Hancock

Last Week 79
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 65
83 Last Week: 64

You Can't Fight Fashion

Michael Stanley Band

Last Week 64
Peak Position 64
Wks on Chart 17
90 Last Week: 90

Ziggy Stardust (30th Anniversary Edition)

David Bowie
Last Week 90
Peak Position 89
Wks on Chart 15
91 Last Week: 88

Olivia's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

Olivia Newton-John
Last Week 88
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 72
94 Last Week: 123

Woman Out Of Control

Ray Parker Jr.

Last Week 123
Peak Position 45
Wks on Chart 12
96 Last Week: 95

Alpha

Asia

Last Week 95
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 25
97 Last Week: 82

Cargo

Men At Work

Last Week 82
Peak Position 49
Wks on Chart 42
98 Last Week: 102

Cafe Racers

Kim Carnes

Last Week 102
Peak Position 97
Wks on Chart 12
99 Last Week: 114

Jane Fonda's Workout Record

Jane Fonda

Last Week 114
Peak Position 64
Wks on Chart 90
100 Last Week: 77

Born Again

Black Sabbath

Last Week 77
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 15
101 Last Week: 72

Aldo Nova

Aldo Nova

Last Week 72
Peak Position 56
Wks on Chart 38
102 Last Week: 80

Eddie & The Cruisers (Soundtrack)

John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band

Last Week 80
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 62
103 Last Week: 99

Piece Of Mind

Iron Maiden

Last Week 99
Peak Position 70
Wks on Chart 45
104 Last Week: 81

Punch The Clock

Elvis Costello And The Attractions

Last Week 81
Peak Position 34
Wks on Chart 24
105 Last Week: 71

Here And Now

Richard Pryor

Last Week 71
Peak Position 71
Wks on Chart 12
106 Last Week: 110

Business As Usual

Men At Work

Last Week 110
Peak Position 95
Wks on Chart 85
107 Last Week: 129

Teaser

Angela Bofill

Last Week 129
Peak Position 81
Wks on Chart 13
108 Last Week: 100

In Your Eyes

George Benson

Last Week 100
Peak Position 63
Wks on Chart 35
111 Last Week: 94

Holy Diver

Dio
Last Week 94
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 39
114 Last Week: 115

High N' Dry

Def Leppard
Last Week 115
Peak Position 72
Wks on Chart 28
115 Last Week: 116

Texas Flood

Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble

Last Week 116
Peak Position 64
Wks on Chart 31
116 Last Week: 101

It's About Time

John Denver

Last Week 101
Peak Position 61
Wks on Chart 15
118 Last Week: 92

Try It Out

Klique
Last Week 92
Peak Position 70
Wks on Chart 14
121 Last Week: 126

Yours Forever

Atlantic Starr
Last Week 126
Peak Position 91
Wks on Chart 14
123 Last Week: 124

Deliver

The Oak Ridge Boys

Last Week 124
Peak Position 121
Wks on Chart 14
125 Last Week: 105

Hello Big Man

Carly Simon

Last Week 105
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 17
126 Last Week: 130

Starfleet Project

Brian May And Friends

Last Week 130
Peak Position 125
Wks on Chart 8
127 Last Week: 103

Cuts Like A Knife

Bryan Adams

Last Week 103
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 89
128 Last Week: 132

White Shoes

Emmylou Harris

Last Week 132
Peak Position 116
Wks on Chart 12
130 Last Week: 104

Don't Stop

Billy Idol

Last Week 104
Peak Position 74
Wks on Chart 68
131 Last Week: 106

Bodies And Souls

The Manhattan Transfer

Last Week 106
Peak Position 52
Wks on Chart 17
134 Last Week: 111

After Eight

Taco

Last Week 111
Peak Position 58
Wks on Chart 24
137 Last Week: 140

Breaking The Chains

Dokken

Last Week 140
Peak Position 136
Wks on Chart 12
140 Last Week: 146

Emergency

Melissa Manchester

Last Week 146
Peak Position 135
Wks on Chart 7
142 Last Week: 137

Drastic Measures

Kansas

Last Week 137
Peak Position 75
Wks on Chart 20
143 Last Week: 133

Billy Idol

Billy Idol

Last Week 133
Peak Position 101
Wks on Chart 106
144 Last Week: 147

Pancho & Lefty

Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard

Last Week 147
Peak Position 107
Wks on Chart 53
147 Last Week: 149

The Look

Shalamar

Last Week 149
Peak Position 79
Wks on Chart 23
148 Last Week: 169

Cut Loose

Paul Rodgers

Last Week 169
Peak Position 135
Wks on Chart 7
149 Last Week: 150

Fastway

Fastway

Last Week 150
Peak Position 83
Wks on Chart 32
150 Last Week: 164

The Clarke/duke Project Ii

Stanley Clarke/George Duke

Last Week 164
Peak Position 146
Wks on Chart 7
151 Last Week: 160

Rockin' Radio

Tom Browne

Last Week 160
Peak Position 147
Wks on Chart 12
152 Last Week: 156

On Through The Night

Def Leppard
Last Week 156
Peak Position 131
Wks on Chart 47
155 Last Week: 119
Last Week 119
Peak Position 106
Wks on Chart 19
157 Last Week: 166

Labour Of Love

UB40
Last Week 166
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 63
158 Last Week: 112

Heads Or Tales

Saga

Last Week 112
Peak Position 92
Wks on Chart 8
162 Last Week: 145

Headhunter

Krokus

Last Week 145
Peak Position 111
Wks on Chart 39
163 Last Week: 122

Staying Alive

Soundtrack

Last Week 122
Peak Position 53
Wks on Chart 27
164 Last Week: 128

Mike's Murder

Soundtrack

Last Week 128
Peak Position 72
Wks on Chart 14
165 Last Week: 121

More Fun In The World

X

Last Week 121
Peak Position 86
Wks on Chart 20
166 Last Week: 152

Greatest Hits

Hank Williams Jr.
Last Week 152
Peak Position 135
Wks on Chart 0
169 Last Week: 172

Jarreau

Jarreau

Last Week 172
Peak Position 124
Wks on Chart 43
170 Last Week: 194

Passionfruit

Michael Franks

Last Week 194
Peak Position 141
Wks on Chart 12
171 Last Week: 174

Cage The Songbird

Crystal Gayle

Last Week 174
Peak Position 171
Wks on Chart 4
172 Last Week: 143

Born To Laugh At Tornadoes

Was (Not Was)
Last Week 143
Peak Position 134
Wks on Chart 9
174 Last Week: 191

All The Right Moves

Soundtrack

Last Week 191
Peak Position 165
Wks on Chart 6
175 Last Week: 155

La Cage Aux Folles

Original Broadway Cast Recording

Last Week 155
Peak Position 65
Wks on Chart 15
180 Last Week: 162

Foxie

Bob James

Last Week 162
Peak Position 108
Wks on Chart 13
181 Last Week: 188

Sweet Sound

Simon Townshend

Last Week 188
Peak Position 169
Wks on Chart 7
182 Last Week: 184

My Own Way

Willie Nelson
Last Week 184
Peak Position 182
Wks on Chart 3
184 Last Week: 182

Shadowdance

Shadowfax

Last Week 182
Peak Position 145
Wks on Chart 14
185 Last Week: 168

25 #1 Hits From 25 Years

Various Artists

Last Week 168
Peak Position 168
Wks on Chart 29
186 Last Week: 189

The Number Of The Beast

Iron Maiden

Last Week 189
Peak Position 150
Wks on Chart 62
187 Last Week: 190

Cheat The Night

Deborah Allen

Last Week 190
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 13
190 Last Week: 193

Airborne

Don Felder

Last Week 193
Peak Position 178
Wks on Chart 5
191 Last Week: 195

1st

Streets

Last Week 195
Peak Position 166
Wks on Chart 8
192 Last Week: 161

Dirty Looks

Juice Newton

Last Week 161
Peak Position 94
Wks on Chart 15
195 Last Week: 177

Continuation

Philip Bailey

Last Week 177
Peak Position 104
Wks on Chart 15
196 Last Week: 159
Last Week 159
Peak Position 122
Wks on Chart 11
197 Last Week: 163

Bossa Nova Hotel

Michael Sembello
Last Week 163
Peak Position 80
Wks on Chart 11
199 Last Week: 181

Greatest Hits - Vol.ii

Eddie Rabbitt
Last Week 181
Peak Position 131
Wks on Chart 10
200 Last Week: 167

Swordfish Trombone

Tom Waits

Last Week 167
Peak Position 167
Wks on Chart 4