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This week's top-selling classical albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

CLASSICAL ALBUMS

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The 99 Most Essential Gregorian Chants
Imprint/Promotion Label
X5
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Various Artists The 99 Most Essential Gregorian Chants Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Most Essential Gregorian Chants
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Weeks
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TWO WEEKS AGO
1
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1
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Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
2
Various Artists The Royal Wedding: The Official Album Billboard Classical Albums
The Royal Wedding: The Official Album
Last
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Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
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Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
3
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Orchestra At Temple Square (Wilberg) Men Of The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Billboard Classical Albums
Men Of The Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Orchestra At Temple Square (Wilberg)
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
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Tabernacle Choir
4
David Garrett Rock Symphonies Billboard Classical Albums
Rock Symphonies
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
5
London Philharmonic Orchestra The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music
Last
Peak
76  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
6
Sting Symphonicities Billboard Classical Albums
Symphonicities
14  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Cherrytree/Deutsche Grammophon
7
Jackie Evancho O Holy Night (EP) Billboard Classical Albums
O Holy Night (EP)
44  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | SYCO
8
Various Artists 100 Must Have Classical Songs A-Z Billboard Classical Albums
100 Must Have Classical Songs A-Z
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Classical Masters
9
Various Artists Bizet: Carmen: Duets & Arias Billboard Classical Albums
Bizet: Carmen: Duets & Arias
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Sugar/Decca
10
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra Disney: Baby Einstein: Discover With Music Billboard Classical Albums
Disney: Baby Einstein: Discover With Music
12  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Walt Disney
11
Various Artists The 99 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
12
Nilsson/Rysanek/Ludwig/Vickers/Stewart/The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (Klobucar) Wagner: Die Walkure Billboard Classical Albums
Wagner: Die Walkure
Nilsson/Rysanek/Ludwig/Vickers/Stewart/The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (Klobucar)
22  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Masterworks | Sony Classical
13
Josh Wright Josh Wright Billboard Classical Albums
Josh Wright
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shadow Mountain
14
Sting Featuring The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (Mercurio) Sting: Live In Berlin Billboard Classical Albums
Sting: Live In Berlin
Sting Featuring The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (Mercurio)
27  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Cherrytree/Deutsche Grammophon
15
Eric Whitacre Light & Gold Billboard Classical Albums
Light & Gold
11  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
16
Various Artists Best Of The Classics Billboard Classical Albums
Best Of The Classics
18  Last
12  Peak
32  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
17
John Eliot Gardiner/The Monteverdi Choir/The English Baroque Soloists Bach: Sacred Masterpieces Cantatas Billboard Classical Albums
Bach: Sacred Masterpieces Cantatas
John Eliot Gardiner/The Monteverdi Choir/The English Baroque Soloists
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Archives
18
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra Baby Einstein: Naptime Melodies Billboard Classical Albums
Baby Einstein: Naptime Melodies
23  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Walt Disney
19
Simone Dinnerstein/Kammerorchester/Staatskapelle Berlin Bach: A Strange Beauty Billboard Classical Albums
Bach: A Strange Beauty
Simone Dinnerstein/Kammerorchester/Staatskapelle Berlin
32  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Masterworks | Sony Classical
20
Luciano Pavarotti Pavarotti Billboard Classical Albums
Pavarotti
20  Last
17  Peak
34  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
21
Alfie Boe Bring Him Home Billboard Classical Albums
Bring Him Home
21  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
22
Various Artists The 99 Most Essential Wedding Classics Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Most Essential Wedding Classics
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
23
Various Artists The 50 Darkest Pieces Of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 50 Darkest Pieces Of Classical Music
37  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
24
Piano Music Unlimited 100 Classical Music Pieces Billboard Classical Albums
100 Classical Music Pieces
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Amathus
25
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra Baby Einstein: The Definitive 100 Billboard Classical Albums
Baby Einstein: The Definitive 100
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Walt Disney
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