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

CLASSICAL ALBUMS

The week of
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LAST WEEK
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Il Volo
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | Opera Blues/Gatica/Rentor/Geffen
Gains in performance

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1
Il Volo Il Volo Billboard Classical Albums
Il Volo
Last
Peak
Weeks
45
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Opera Blues/Gatica/Rentor/Geffen
2
Various Artists The Royal Wedding: The Official Album Billboard Classical Albums
The Royal Wedding: The Official Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
3
Alfie Boe You'll Never Walk Alone: The Collection Billboard Classical Albums
You'll Never Walk Alone: The Collection
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Classics
4
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
23  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabernacle Choir
5
London Philharmonic Orchestra The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 50 Greatest Pieces Of Classical Music
Last
Peak
77  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
6
David Garrett Rock Symphonies Billboard Classical Albums
Rock Symphonies
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
7
Various Artists 100 Must Have Classical Songs A-Z Billboard Classical Albums
100 Must Have Classical Songs A-Z
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Classical Masters
8
Various Artists Bizet: Carmen: Duets & Arias Billboard Classical Albums
Bizet: Carmen: Duets & Arias
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Sugar/Decca
9
Josh Wright Josh Wright Billboard Classical Albums
Josh Wright
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shadow Mountain
10
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra Disney: Baby Einstein: Discover With Music Billboard Classical Albums
Disney: Baby Einstein: Discover With Music
10  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Walt Disney
11
Eric Whitacre Light & Gold Billboard Classical Albums
Light & Gold
15  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
12
Various Artists The 99 Most Essential Gregorian Chants Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Most Essential Gregorian Chants
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
13
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)
14  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
27
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Cherrytree/Deutsche Grammophon
14
Various Artists Best Of The Classics Billboard Classical Albums
Best Of The Classics
16  Last
12  Peak
33  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
15
James Carter Caribbean Rhapsody: Concerto For Saxophones And Orchestra Billboard Classical Albums
Caribbean Rhapsody: Concerto For Saxophones And Orchestra
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | EmArcy
16
The Baby Einstein Music Box Orchestra Baby Einstein: Naptime Melodies Billboard Classical Albums
Baby Einstein: Naptime Melodies
18  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Walt Disney
17
Luciano Pavarotti Pavarotti Billboard Classical Albums
Pavarotti
20  Last
17  Peak
35  Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
18
Various Artists The 99 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music Billboard Classical Albums
The 99 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music
11  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
X5
19
Jonas Kaufmann/Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia (Pappano) Verismo Arias Billboard Classical Albums
Verismo Arias
Jonas Kaufmann/Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia (Pappano)
37  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
37
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Decca
20
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)
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Masterworks | Sony Classical
21
Meredith Monk Songs Of Ascension Billboard Classical Albums
Songs Of Ascension
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | ECM New Series/ECM
22
Alfie Boe Bring Him Home Billboard Classical Albums
Bring Him Home
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca
23
Zoe Keating Into The Trees Billboard Classical Albums
Into The Trees
32  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
46
PREVIOUS WEEK
32
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zoe Keating
24
Various Artists Best Of Classics For Relaxation Billboard Classical Albums
Best Of Classics For Relaxation
30  Last
24  Peak
12  Weeks
41
PREVIOUS WEEK
30
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
25
Leif Ove Andsnes/Christian Tetzlaff/Tanja Tetzlaff Schumann: Complete Works For Piano Trios Billboard Classical Albums
Schumann: Complete Works For Piano Trios
Leif Ove Andsnes/Christian Tetzlaff/Tanja Tetzlaff
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI Classics
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