All Charts
How This Chart Works
This week's top-selling classical albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

CLASSICAL ALBUMS

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Light & Gold
Imprint/Promotion Label
Decca
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
Eric Whitacre Light & Gold Billboard Classical Albums
Light & Gold
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
2
Vittorio Grigolo The Italian Tenor Billboard Classical Albums
The Italian Tenor
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Classical | Sony Masterworks
3
Various Artists Bizet: Carmen: Duets & Arias Billboard Classical Albums
Bizet: Carmen: Duets & Arias
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sugar/Decca | Universal Music Classics
4
The Canadian Tenors The Perfect Gift Billboard Classical Albums
The Perfect Gift
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
5
Sting Symphonicities Billboard Classical Albums
Symphonicities
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cherrytree/Deutsche Grammophon | Universal Music Classics
6
David Garrett Rock Symphonies Billboard Classical Albums
Rock Symphonies
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
7
London Philharmonic Orchestra The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music
Last
Peak
47  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
8
Mormon Tabernacle Choir 100 Years: Celebrating A Century Of Recording Excellence Billboard Classical Albums
100 Years: Celebrating A Century Of Recording Excellence
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabernacle Choir
9
The Canadian Tenors The Canadian Tenors Billboard Classical Albums
The Canadian Tenors
Last
Peak
52  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
10
Ryuichi Sakamoto Playing The Piano Billboard Classical Albums
Playing The Piano
27  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
KAB | Decca
11
Hilary Hahn With Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Petrenko) Hilary Hahn Plays Higdon & Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos Billboard Classical Albums
Hilary Hahn Plays Higdon & Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos
Hilary Hahn With Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Petrenko)
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Deutsche Grammophon | Universal Music Classics
12
Robert McDuffie/London Philharmonic Orchestra (Alsop) Glass: Violin Concerto No.2: The American Four Seasons Billboard Classical Albums
Glass: Violin Concerto No.2: The American Four Seasons
Robert McDuffie/London Philharmonic Orchestra (Alsop)
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Orange Mountain
13
Luciano Pavarotti Bravo Pavarotti Billboard Classical Albums
Bravo Pavarotti
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Universal Music Classics
14
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra Baby Einstein: Naptime Melodies Billboard Classical Albums
Baby Einstein: Naptime Melodies
15  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Walt Disney
15
Zuill Bailey Bach: Cello Suites Billboard Classical Albums
Bach: Cello Suites
30  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Telarc | Concord
16
David Garrett David Garrett Billboard Classical Albums
David Garrett
12  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Universal Music Classics
17
Various Artists Best Of The Classics Billboard Classical Albums
Best Of The Classics
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
18
Arvo Part Part: Symphony No. 4 Billboard Classical Albums
Part: Symphony No. 4
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ECM New Series/ECM | Decca
19
Various Artists The 99 Most Essential Tchaikovsky Masterpieces Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Most Essential Tchaikovsky Masterpieces
17  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
20
Luciano Pavarotti Pavarotti Billboard Classical Albums
Pavarotti
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
21
Various Artists 111 Classical Masterpieces: The Ultiamte Collection Billboard Classical Albums
111 Classical Masterpieces: The Ultiamte Collection
21  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Menuetto Classics
22
Jeffrey Biegel Bach On A Steinway Billboard Classical Albums
Bach On A Steinway
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Steinway & Sons | ArkivMusic
23
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Orchestra At Temple Square With Natalie Cole (Wilberg) The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year Billboard Classical Albums
The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Orchestra At Temple Square With Natalie Cole (Wilberg)
40  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabernacle Choir
24
Apollo's Fire/Baroque Orchestra/Jeannette Sorrell Monteverdi: Vespers Of 1610 Billboard Classical Albums
Monteverdi: Vespers Of 1610
Apollo's Fire/Baroque Orchestra/Jeannette Sorrell
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Avie
25
Anne Akiko Meyers/Reiko Uchida/Emmanuel Ceysson Seasons... dreams... Billboard Classical Albums
Seasons... dreams...
Anne Akiko Meyers/Reiko Uchida/Emmanuel Ceysson
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
CLASSICAL ALBUMS

Chart Archive Search
SELECT A DATE
Try a birthday or anniversary
 

Please try a different date

Loading...
THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.